• Super Green Wonders: The Surprising Cosmetic Benefits of Moringa

    Super Green Wonders: The Surprising Cosmetic Benefits of Moringa

    If you ever happen to do a little digging about the cultural history of moringa, you will find that the archives of beauty applications of moringa oil dates far back to the early ancient cultures of Greece, Rome and Egypt. Yes, you read it correctly! Moringa is not just for culinary purposes. Moringa oil has been celebrated throughout history for centuries and was used...
  • Super Green Wonders: The Health Benefits of Moringa

    Super Green Wonders: The Health Benefits of Moringa

    Can you imagine a connection between the mighty Chandragupta Maurya, who defeated the Macedonian general left in place by Alexander the Great, and an unassuming tree with delicate branches and feathery foliage? According to legend, the Ancient Mauryan warriors of India were fed an extract from moringa leaf that was said to give them more energy and strength while relieving them of the stress and pain...
  • The Wholesome Horse Gram

    The Wholesome Horse Gram

    Horse gram is a brownish red pulse with a flattened round shape, commonly available in grocery stores. But it’s not a widely explored plant, certainly not as popular as its counterparts black gram, red gram and green gram. Its most common use is as cattle food, especially for race horses, and hence the name.  Horse gram is considered a superfood, believed to have wondrous...
  • Stories from the Spice Rack: Sambar

    Stories from the Spice Rack: Sambar

    Sambar. A rich, delicious stew with a mouth-watering aroma. Sambar. A truly versatile dish, one that can be served along with steaming hot idlis, dosas and vadas, or can be mixed with rice to obtain an essential part of a quintessential South Indian meal. But here’s a secret – the sambar isn’t actually of South Indian origin. The story goes that it was the...
  • Curry leaves: Green magic  

    Curry leaves: Green magic  

    Sometimes the smallest things make the biggest difference. One such thing is the curry leaf – a tiny unassuming leaf packed with aroma and flavor. It’s a staple ingredient in Indian cuisine, and the herb you are most likely to find in the backyard of every house.
  • All about Peanut Oil

    All about Peanut Oil

    Peanut oil is a vegetable oil extracted from peanuts or groundnut. This is one of the popular cooking oils used. Peanut oil's nutty peanut flavor and aroma adds unique flavor and taste to the dishes. Mostly used for frying, sautéing and for stir fry. Even though the oil is used similar to other vegetable oils like sesame oil, peanut oil's neutral flavor doesn't alter the...
  • Home remedies for Winter itchy skin

    Home remedies for Winter itchy skin

    It is wonderful to experience each season and each brings a joy.         Winter starts the day with beautiful calm mornings and goes in to the sleepy afternoons.  Then soon dips into the early nightfall of darkness and cold. You crave for the warmth of fireplace or heater with nice warm drink. ( Healthy options like NatureMills Soups)      ...
  • Shiny yellow!

    Shiny yellow!

        Oh, should I explain how much humankind especially Asians love the shiny yellow metal -The Gold! It has captivated the hearts of humans for multiple centuries and the craze has not diminished yet! Going strong still.         However I am going to discuss a different yellow that has captivated our hearts with the look it creates. It contradicts with gold...
  • Peanut Oil Benefits

    Peanut Oil Benefits

    Peanut Oil is also known as groundnut oil, this is a vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of the peanut plant. There are two types of Peanut oil: Refined Peanut oil - This oil is refined, bleached and deodorized. This process removes allergens in the oil and makes it safe for people with peanut allergies. Unrefined/Cold Pressed Peanut oil - This oil is where...
  • Coconut Oil Health Benefits

    Coconut Oil Health Benefits

         Coconut oil benefits: Coconut oil is an Edible oil (scientific name:Cocos nucifera), which is extracted from the matured Copra of Coconut Palms.Therefore, NM Organic  coconut oil is extracted through traditional cold pressed method without undergoing any unrefining process to maintain its natural flavors and taste. The fact is, Coconut Oil is one of the richest sources of naturally occurring Saturated Fat(SFA). Recent...
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