Oil bath for a healthy body and mind

During my childhood, I have often come across people whose faces gleam with happiness and peace, their hair neatly oiled and combed. Their inner tranquility comes from their daily routine of bathing.  In my village, there are community ponds where people swim, bathe and wash. The boon of village life is that we don’t have to do everything hurriedly. We take our oil bath as a daily ritual – enjoying completely dipping in the cold pond water. Till recently, I

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Life is a cup of tea

Life is a cup of tea someone casually said this golden phrase. I was intrigued to find what is so much special in tea. So, with a spoon of curiosity I traveled to a tea plantation. There are different qualities of levels in tea and is classified as high quality, mediocre, economy etc. But the raw material for all types of tea is the same.  The powdering methods and variations in the production cause the tea to be classified as

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How water affects our health

Water is regarded as one of the Primary Elements as accepted in many cultures all over the world. It is one of the sources of sustaining life. Most of the historical civilizations were evolved along the source of water – typically rivers. People used to live close to the rivers to make use of the water for drinking, agriculture, washing etc. Over time mankind developed ways and means to maximize the river water usage by building dams across them. Many

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