Ayurveda

Natures Treasure Vasa or Malabar Nut

Natures Treasure Vasa or Malabar Nut

Vasa or Malabar Nut is an evergreen shrub native to Asia with medicinal properties. This herb has been in extensive use in traditional medicines like Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani. In today’s article we will discuss the various benefits of Vasa which is an active ingredient in our Bibo Cough Syrup and Bibo Shots - Hot Kadha Mix. Benefits of Vasa: 1. Treats Respiratory Ailments Vasa leaves are rich in the alkaloid compound vasicine which gives them their medicinal properties . It helps in loosening phlegm in the chest and relieves congestion, open the breathing tubes (bronchi), and treat spasms. Thus Vasa...

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The Perks of Being Tulsi

The Perks of Being Tulsi

Tulsi is hailed as the ‘Queen of Herbs’ in Ayurveda and rightly so because it possesses a wide range of therapeutic benefits. Its leaf extracts are used to treat respiratory ailments like cough and cold, skin infections etc. It is rich in antioxidants and boosts immunity. It is an adaptogen - a substance, especially a plant extract that is said to increase the body's ability to resist the damaging effects of stress and promote or restore normal physiological functioning And naturally so our Bibo products have Tulsi as one of the key ingredients .  Following are some of the benefits...

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Health Benefits of Licorice or Mulethi

Health Benefits of Licorice or Mulethi

You must be familiar with the word Mulethi/ Licorice/ Yashtimadhu from the ingredient label of herbal cough syrups as it is an active component in several of them. In Ayurveda  and traditional Indian medicines, Licorice or Mulethi, the sweet tasting roots of the Licorice plant is highly acclaimed for its ability to treat a number of health issues like cough, skin ailments, digestive problems etc.  In today’s article we are exploring the multi-faceted benefits of this therapeutic root. 1. Respiratory Health. Because of Mulethi’s expectorant and bronchodilator properties it is effective in clearing congestion by loosening hard mucus, treating bronchitis...

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The Miracle Oil: Eucalyptus Oil

The Miracle Oil: Eucalyptus Oil

Essential oils are compounds extracted from plants. The oils capture the plant's fragrance or essence which is much more potent than the plant itself. Every essential oil have a distinct aroma and its own characteristics and properties. Essential oils are most commonly used in aromatherapy, in which they are inhaled through various methods like steam inhalation or through a diffuser. Inhaling the aromas from essential oils can stimulate areas of your limbic system, which is a part of your brain that plays a role in emotions, behaviors, sense of smell, and long-term memory . The limbic system also plays a role...

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Antibiotics or Anti-heroes?

Antibiotics or Anti-heroes?

There used to be a time when minor bacterial infections like strep throat used to be fatal. Enter Antibiotics the Hero or Savior! To put simply antibiotics are drugs that kill bacteria and thus help in stopping bacterial infections. Though antibiotics were discovered first in 1928 by Alexander Fleming they were used widely from the 1940s.  Every rose has its thorn. Antibiotics have been successful in increasing life expectancy as people can now be cured of what used to be deadly diseases like tuberculosis, pneumonia etc. But unlike Fantastical fictions there are no miracle drug in the real world. Overuse of antibiotics has...

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