Popular artist Jyoti Rawat will conduct the live painting event on 25th February

Posted by: at 2/19/2017 09:58:00 pm
Paint over Pint’ at Three Dots and a Dash

Popular artist Jyoti Rawat will conduct the live painting event on 25th February

Popular artist Jyoti Rawat will conduct the live painting event on 25th February

Popular artist Jyoti Rawat will conduct the live painting event on 25th February

Bangalore, February 20th, 2017: Looking forward to the weekend? Then here’s another reason to look forward- this weekend let your creative juices flow as Three dots and a dash, Indiranagar brings to you yet another creative and fun edition of ‘Paint over Pint’ on February 25, 2017 from 1 pm to 4 pm. It’s all about gobbling some delicious food and drinks over a canvas!

Jyoti Rawat of Soulful Art is a New Delhi based artist and a professional art educator with a unique style who does conceptual art in various mediums. She enjoys creating her artworks and has exhibited her work in various group shows. Being a professional art educator, not only does she take pleasure in sharing her knowledge about art and art history and the process of making, but she wants her students to experience art and understand how much it affects their lives.  

Jyoti Rawat has completed her Master's in Art Education from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. She regularly conducts workshops at various schools and corporate venues. She is passionate about making art simpler for everyone and loves to meet and interact with learners.


‘Paint over Pint’ is a one of kind live painting event that not only provides a fun socializing experience for pub-hoppers but it also promotes young upcoming talent and artists in the city.  The three hour painting event is priced at Rs 1400/- and is inclusive of all the necessary painting equipments like canvas, paints, palette, aprons, brush and 1 alcoholic/non alcoholic beverage.  For couples, the event is priced at Rs 2500/-.


Swing by and paint your canvas red this weekend only at ‘Paint over Pint’ at Three Dots and a Dash and take home your masterpiece!


What:  ‘Paint over Pint’ – a live painting event

Name of the artist: Jyoti Rawat

Price: 1400/- (Includes all painting equipments and one drink)


When: February 25, 2017

Time: 1 PM to 4 PM

Where: Three Dots and a Dash, No. 840/1, 100 Feet Road, Metro Pillar 56 & 57, Indiranagar

Phone: 080 39515401

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Amazing Benefits of Rock salt/Sendha Namak/Kala namak/Intuppu Health, skin, Hair

Posted by: at 2/19/2017 09:21:00 pm

Rock salt/Sendha Namak/Kala namak/Intuppu Benefits for Health, Skin, Hair


Rock salt or Kala namak is a very common addition to fruits or vegetable salad. This variant of salt is having different names in different parts of the country. Known by the name of ‘Intuppu‘ in Tamil, ‘Kallu Uppu‘ in Malayalam, 'Sindhalun' in Gujarati, ‘Saindhava Lavan‘ in Bengali and 'Sendha namak’ or ‘kala namak‘ in Hindi this salt has the same chemical composition as of table salt.

The salt has different color and texture because of the presence of certain impurities. It is manufactured in small quantity because the availability of the purest form of rock salt is very less when we compare it to the regular crystallized table salt. Rock salt is more granular with large chunky crystals in appearance, has less salty taste and is not chemically processed. It is mostly used in making ice creams  as it lowers the freezing point when packed with ice in the ice cream maker, thus making the ice cream colder.  It is commonly used for seasoning and preservation.

It is a healthier substitute for table salt because of non-presence of chemicals and a rich source of minerals essential for the human body.


Rock salt/Sendha Namak/Kala namak/Intuppu Benefits for Health


1.Source Of Essential minerals

We mentioned it earlier that rock salt is devoid of environmental pollutants and certain chemical components. It contains traces elements like zinc, potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron, copper and so on which are essential for human health and development. It is available in drug stores, groceries store and pharmacies in the form of pill supplement, powder or even as a liquid extract in many types of health beverages.

2. Home remedy for various Ailments

If you are not having Rock salt in your Kitchen then we will advise you to get some right now. This salt can be used as an important home remedy for curing various types of ailments and disorders such as herpes and rheumatic pain, irritation, and inflammation from insect bites.

3. De- worming Action

If your child has a complaint of having stomach worms then we have a remedy for you. Try having Kala Namak along with fresh lemon juice as this can help you with the issue of stomach worms. It home remedy also provides relief against influenza and vomiting.

4. Against Respiratory Disorders

Rock Salt is highly beneficial for you if you are suffering from respiratory problems and sinus. Necessary relief can be achieved from throat swelling, dry cough, throat pain, and tonsils simply by gargling with rock salt. For patients suffering from bronchitis, asthma or other ear and nose discomforts it is advised to go for a facial steam of brine solution prepared from rock salt.

5. Good for Kidneys

If you are having health issues like arthritis, rheumatism, kidney disorders and bladder stones then rock salt will be helpful. Having brine made with rock salt with a glass of spring water can provide relief from these disorders. Poultice made using this brine can be used for the treatment of wounds, acne or pain caused by gout or arthritis.

6. Dental & Oral Care

Kala Namak can be used as a homemade mouth freshener or teeth whitener. Gargling with Kala Namak mixed in lukewarm water provides relief against a sore throat and is great for gums.

7. Good for Digestive System

The addition of black salt in your meal aids in digestion. Rock salt is usually prescribed for digestive and laxative disorders. If you are dealing with a loss of appetite, gas and heartburn issues then this variant of salt can definitely do the wonder for you.

8. Eases stress and body pains

You can have an amazing bathing experience by using Rock salt. Just mix a spoon of Sendha Namak in your bathtub to have a relaxing bath. Bathing in such water combats water retention, regulates sleep, detoxifies your body, soothes sore muscles, and also lowers your blood pressure.

9. Muscle cramps

If you are experiencing muscle cramps and looking for a home remedy then try this one. Take a glass of water and mix a spoon of rock salt. Then sip it to get relief within a few minutes.

10. For Healthy immune system

As mentioned earlier the Rock salt contains traces of all essential elements and it greatly improves the immune system. It also improves the nervous, circulatory and respiratory systems of the human body to a significant extent.

11. pH Balance

Consumption of rock salt or kala namak facilitates the cellular absorption of minerals in your body. In the replenishment of electrolytes and maintenance of the pH balance, this salt plays an important role. It helps in the removal of toxic minerals by stimulating blood circulation and mineral balance in the body.

12. Stabilizes blood pressure

Kala namak helps in stabilization of blood pressure in the human circulatory system by maintaining a proper balance of high and low blood pressures in the various parts of the body.

13. Aids Weight loss

If you are planning to lose some weight then Kala Namak will help you. This variant of NaCl aids in weight loss by equalizing minerals. This further leads to inhibition of cravings and elimination of fat dead cells.

14. Aids Digestion

Consuming Rock salt helps in the process of digestion by maintaining the flow of digestive and salivary juices. Just have a lassi by adding a pinch of rock salt with a few shredded mint leaves.

15. Strengthens the bones

Consumption of Rock salt in your meal is good for your bones too. It helps in strengthening of bones and the connective tissues.


Rock salt/Sendha Namak/Kala namak/Intuppu Benefits for skin


1. Excellent Skin Cleansing properties

Due to the excellent cleansing properties, the grains of Black Salt can cleanse your skin pores easily. It is the best alternative to soap or face wash and makes your skin breathe easily.

2. Cures skin enlargement

Drink fresh juice of a lemon mixed with ginger and Rock salt in the morning and evening on a daily basis. This remedy will help you in the curing of skin enlargement.

3. For Youthful and Glowing skin

Rock salt prevents accumulation of dead skin cells by exfoliating the dead skin cells. These dead cells are responsible for causing a dull, rough and aged skin.

4. For clean and refreshed skin

Rock salt strengthens the skin tissue and makes you look younger and firm. Massaging your skin with a scrub prepared from Rock Salt exfoliates and refines your skin.

5. Body Scrub

Rock salt is rich in minerals and can be used as a body scrub. This can be a perfect substitute of spa standard products and can be easily prepared at home.

6. Natural Skin Exfoliator

The main reason for rough, dull and aged appearance of your skin is the accumulation of dead skin cells. Rock salt works amazingly to exfoliate the dead skin cells and protects the tender layer of your skin, giving you a youthful and glowing skin.

7. Improves blood circulation

Having a rock salt water bath helps your body absorb the minerals and nutrients present in the salt to be delivered to your cells in the form of ions. This works to improve the appearance of your skin by increasing blood circulation.

8. Foot Scrub

Rock Salt does not dry your skin, and hence works amazingly for foot soak, foot scrub or a hand scrub.

9. Rock Salt for Nails

Rock salt works amazingly in getting rid of the yellowness under your nails, thus making them shine beautifully.


Rock salt/Sendha Namak/Kala namak/Intuppu Benefits for hair

 

1. An ingredient in shampoos and hair treatments

Due cleansing and exfoliating properties of rock salt, it is considered as an important ingredient in shampoos and hair products.

2. Hair cleanser

Rock Salt is well known for its excellent cleansing properties. Application of this salt helps in removal of dead skin cells and dirt without stripping off natural oil from the scalp. Prepare a mix of salt and shampoo. Apply this mix to wash your hair and rinse with cold water.

3. For Healthy Hair

To achieve healthy and long hair mix equal parts of rock salt and your conditioner. Apply this prepared mix on your hair and gently wash off after 25-30 minutes.


Rock Salt is best for human consumption as it not only adds taste to your food but also has a number of skin, hair and health benefits. As the excess of everything is bad, the overconsumption of rock salt is not good for your health as it may increase the blood pressure of your body.


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Hyderabad Runners University of Hyderabad Club Run 2017

Posted by: at 2/19/2017 05:50:00 pm
Hyderabad Runners University of Hyderabad Club Run 2017

The Hyderabad Runners conducted the 10th edition of their club run in association with the University of Hyderabad on the 19th of February.   There were over 2500 who ran in the beautiful surroundings of the University of Hyderabad . The 21k/half marathon was won by Ghanashyam  HS in the men's open category and by Hrishitaa Danda in the women's category. In the 10k, Siddharth siwal and Neha Singh came first in the open men and women category respectively. The prizes were distributed by the Vice Chancellor of HCU Dr P Appa Rao. The 5k fun Run saw a lot of children and women take part and for the 1st time had 20 wheelchair athletes also take part in the history of the Hyderabad Runners.

Hyderabad Runners University of Hyderabad Club Run 2017

Hyderabad Runners University of Hyderabad Club Run 2017

Hyderabad Runners University of Hyderabad Club Run 2017

Hyderabad Runners University of Hyderabad Club Run 2017

Hyderabad Runners University of Hyderabad Club Run 2017

Hyderabad Runners University of Hyderabad Club Run 2017

Hyderabad Runners University of Hyderabad Club Run 2017

Hyderabad Runners University of Hyderabad Club Run 2017

Hyderabad Runners University of Hyderabad Club Run 2017

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Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Posted by: at 2/19/2017 02:24:00 am


Bengaluru,19th February 2017, Bangalore: A weekend with a carnival, flea market, food trucks and a live musical performance, along with your family and friends sounds fun in itself. The only way you can possibly make the day more perfect is being surrounded by your companions- with wagging tails.

The venue along the road leading to the airport turned into a pet lovers’ paradise where the city’s biggest canine fest, ‘Happy Dog Carnival 2017’ at Embassy Springs was hosted-with dogs of all almost every breed taking part in a fashion show, a 2.5K run with their owners and having a time of their lives.

Besides the 2.5K Run, where the adorable pets along with their owners ran together and the fashion show for dogs and owners, the carnival had several fun-filled activities that included games, photo booths, acoustic live music, food trucks, flea market, cocktail lounge, stalls for dog grooming, training, necessities and accessories among others. There was acoustic music for pets, that wasn’t harsh. Hundreds of people participated and over 100 dogs took part in the run.

Nischal Shailendra who was participating with his dog, Irra, a Siberian Husky, said, “This is our first time in a show like this. Irra is getting along well with other participants and she is a good poser. We go to the Dog’s Park (Cubbon Park) every Sunday.” Another participant, Ananya Srivastava with her dogs, Meesha (Labrador) and Twerky (Indie-stray) said, “Meesha couldn’t run because she’s quite old. We are here just for the stalls and are taking part in the fashion show.”

The proceeds from the 'event will go to CARE (Charlie Animal Rescue Centre), Jakkur. CARE co-founder Sudha Narayanan said, “We sustain because of generous public donations. This is a great way for us to spread awareness about our centre and raise funds for a good cause. We started four years ago with the purpose of helping stray and abandoned animals, where they could be housed, treated, rehabilitated and re-homed.” The event was organised by Embassy Group.

Reeza Sebastian Karimpanal, Vice President – Residential Marketing & Sales, Embassy Group said, “The idea behind the carnival is to bring families together. We are promoting our project as pet-friendly and this is the best way to do it-by getting families along with their pets under one roof and do fun activities together. We are very pleased about the funds raised being donated to C.A.R.E and Haven Animal Welfare.”

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017

Pets Extravaganza at Happy Dog Carnival 2017


About Embassy Group

Embassy Group is one of the leading property developers in India with a track record of over three decades in real estate development. Embassy has an extensive land bank across the country and has developed over 37 million sq ft of prime commercial, residential and retail space in India as well as Malaysia and Serbia. Embassy's portfolio of real estate developments spans the commercial, residential, industrial, retail and hospitality segments of the real estate industry. While the commercial real estate business includes the development of business parks for the IT/ITeS sector, SEZs and corporate office space. Embassy's ongoing residential projects include luxury apartments, villas and integrated townships. Embassy's residential projects are also designed to obtain IGBC Green Homes gold ratings as part of the efforts towards creating sustainable developments. More information at www.embassyindia.com

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4th Xyo Inter-School Maths-Science Olympiad conducted in the city

Posted by: at 2/19/2017 12:38:00 am


Photo Caption 1: Students from various schools in Bangalore busy solving Maths-Science Olympiad in teams.

Photo Caption 2: Excited students pose in front of the camera after winning trophies in the Olympiad.

Students from various schools in Bangalore busy solving Maths-Science Olympiad in teams.

Excited students pose in front of the camera after winning trophies in the Olympiad.

4th Xyo Inter-School Maths-Science Olympiad conducted in the city

19th February, 2017 Bangalore: In brain-racking sessions, junior champions from Bangalore took part in Xyo Inter-School Maths-Science Olympiad held on 18th and 19th February at Karnataka State Hockey Stadium. While these children engaged themselves in mind boggling sessions of Maths, their parents got tips on adopting healthy eating and healthy lifestyle, managing sports injuries and health emergencies in children from doctors of Columbia Asia Hospitals, Whitefield, which was the health partner for the event. This 2-day event saw participation 800 students selected from over 15,000 students from 25 schools.
                                                                                                               
The format of the Olympiad was in the form of a computer game where one team competes with the other, making it extremely exciting. The mathematical level of questions was from the syllabus, while the context was something quite different to make Maths come alive for the students. Each team got a chance to decide on the type of problems, they want to attempt: knowledge based or analysis based.  They had to work together as a team and derive at the correct answer, faster than the opponent. The pairing and the decision of who plays the game was very similar to a sporting tournament.

Points were based on getting questions correct as well as the number of milliseconds by which the team is faster than the opponent. Teamwork, accuracy and analytical thinking were the attributes that made one team get ahead of another.

The event was free for participation to students and schools. Top three positions in class 4,5,6 has gone to students of the following schools- Harvest international, Freedom International, Deens academy, SSRVM North Bangalore, Sri Kumarans Children's Home, NPS Indiranagar.

Dr Shailaja Sharma associated with NIAS, IISc was fascinated with the format. “This is fantastic that children are learning to work together as a team and are so excited and happy while doing mathematics,” she said.

“The Xyo Inter-School Olymiad is organised very well and we are happy to let our students participate in the program. The organisers are efficient and have made sure all communication reaches us well on time. Wishing this year's edition all success,” said Jayasree Ramesh, Principal Sri Kumaran Public School.

“The children today are exposed to much more than the previous generation. The problems in the Xyo Olympiad are different and unique. Being part of this event, helps the students to choose a career path in Mathematics,” said Mrs Chandrakala, Principal, Sri Kumaran Public Academy.

Middle School students across Bangalore have taken to the fourth edition of this event with the right attitude. They would love to win, they can take losing but most of all they love to play.

Columbia Asia Hospital, Whitefield was the healthcare partner for the event where free diabetic camp was organised by the hospital at the venue. Around 1600 parents of the children who participated in the event were screened at the diabetic camp. Doctors from Columbia Asia Hospital also engaged in insightful conversation with the parents.

Speaking on the occasion, highlighting the importance of diet for a healthy life, Dr. Mahesh D M, Consultant Endocrinologist, said, “It is vital to ingrain healthy eating habits in children from a young age. This goes a long way in adapting a healthy lifestyle in the future.”

Addressing the parents, Dr. Firoz Torgal, Consultant Emergency Medicine, also delivered an informative talk on common emergencies. Dr. Suruchi Goyal Agarwal, Consultant Paediatrics and Paediatric Endocrinology, engaged in an interaction with parents on the topic ‘Why my child is so tired?’ Dr. Sandeep Dhar, Head Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation, guided parents on the assessment and management of sports injuries in children.

About Columbia Asia Hospitals Pvt. Ltd.
Columbia Asia Hospitals Pvt. Ltd. is the only company in India to utilize 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) route in the hospital sector.

About Columbia Asia Group of Companies
The Columbia Asia Group is owned by more than 150 private equity companies, fund management organizations and individual investors. The group currently operates eleven facilities in India and has presence in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, Kolkata, Mysore, Patiala and Pune. The company also operates hospitals in Malaysia (11), Vietnam (3), and Indonesia (3). The Indian management operations are managed from its office in Bangalore.
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RAJPATH, INDIA GATE Witnesses the Biggest Rally on Environment Awareness Drive PHD SWACHH PARYAVARAN CAMPAIGN

Posted by: at 2/18/2017 11:32:00 pm


New Delhi, 19th of February 2017

It was heartening to see the youth of the city come together to join hands for a purpose. 19th Feb saw Delhi witness the biggest educational awareness drive, PHD Swachh Paryavaran Campaign which composed of a rally by around 5000 students and civic bodies like PHD management, RWAs etc from all around Delhi NCR.

It was organized by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is a proactive and dynamic multi-State apex organization working at the grass-root level and with strong national and international linkages.
Various NGO’s such as Tamana, Navjyoti, apart from various schools etc stepped up to support the awareness drive. India Vision Foundation and PHD Family Welfare Foundation also came ahead to take part and support the cause.

The rally was a vision with beautiful, colorful Tableaus and Jhaankis with students atop in colorful costumes, dancers, animal forms, and informative displays. The students marched holding placards, banners, props, head gears etc, they also took to face painting with environmental themes to convey the message of environment awareness. The cyclists, school bands and choir teams also added to the entertainment factor.

A student at the Rally
 A student at the Rally

L to R - Mr. Gopal Jiwarajka, President PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. HPS Bedi and Mr.GS Singhvi Chairman Organising Committee PHD Swachh Paryavaran Campaign
 L to R - Mr. Gopal Jiwarajka, President PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. HPS Bedi and Mr.GS Singhvi Chairman Organising Committee PHD Swachh Paryavaran Campaign
Mr. Gopal Jiwarajka, President PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. HPS Bedi and Mr.GS Singhvi Chairman Organising Committee PHD Swachh Paryavaran Campaign at theRally
 Mr. Gopal Jiwarajka, President PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. HPS Bedi and Mr.GS Singhvi Chairman Organising Committee PHD Swachh Paryavaran Campaign at theRally

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. Hon'ble Minister of State, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India at the Flag off Point-
 Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. Hon'ble Minister of State, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India at the Flag off Point

Students at the PHD Chamber Swachh Paryavaran Rally-
 Students at the PHD Chamber Swachh Paryavaran Rally-

Students doing a Flash Mob at the Rally
Students doing a Flash Mob at the Rally

The major theme of the rally was Environment Awareness with underlying sub-themes like water conservation, pollution, afforestation & recycling. Keeping with the theme of the event, another major issue that was taken up and brought forward is animal life affected due to Environment degradation.
The rally was held, graced by the Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. Hon'ble Minister of State, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting , Government of India Encouraged by the enthusiasm of the students Mr. Gopal Jiwarajka, President PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry said, “Some of the greatest threats facing the planet as of 2017 are climate change and global warming. It is high time that we all wake up and fight this. Though PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry is associated with a number of awareness driven causes, but the aim of this initiative is only to elucidate the importance of CLEAN ENVIRONMENT, so that we all can make this world a better place to live in.”

Mr GS Singhvi, Chairman, Organizing Committee further added “We have got a tremendous response from various organizations and Institutions to support our cleanliness campaign. In the last few months Our theme “Swachh Hawa Shudh Jal, Swastha Rahega Hamara Kal” has already spread across the audience in an entertaining way in the form of Flash Mob, Inter school play competition, Painting competition. With this rally, we are making another attempt to appeal every youth to be a part of this campaign”.

Such initiatives need to be more frequent to make people aware of the issues affecting their surroundings and motivating them to do something about it.

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Benefits of Anise seeds/Aniseeds for Health, Skin, Hair

Posted by: at 2/18/2017 06:55:00 am

Anise seeds/Aniseeds Benefits For Health, Skin, Hair

Anise seeds, botanical name Pimpinella anisum, has been used since time immemorial for treating a range of health conditions and ailments. This seed and its extracts are a rich source of B complex vitamins and several other important minerals and vitamins. So, these are one seeds that you cannot ignore if you want to enjoy optimal health.

This herb is known to have a licorice-like flavor and has many different medicinal purposes, especially as a digestive aid. This spice is widely used as an important ingredient in various foods from baked ones to liquors traditionally as well as in the modern times. It is a good source of micronutrients and minerals like minerals like calcium, iron, copper, potassium, manganese, zinc and magnesium. Due it its antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, carminative, digestive and stomachic properties it has a wide use in traditional medicines too. Its consumption is very healthy and results in the production of RBC’s and also control heart rate and blood pressure.

In English they know it as Anise seed/Aniseed, it is commonly known as Valaiti Saunf / Aawonf in Hindi, in Tamil and malayalam they call it as Shombu, in Telugu it is known as Kuppi Soptu, in Kannada it is called Sompu, in Bengali it is called Muhuri / Mitha Jira, in Gujarati they call it Anisi / Sowa, in marathi it is called as Badishaep, in Oriya it is called Sop and in punjabi they call it Valaiti Sounf.

Anise Seeds/Aniseeds Benefits for health

Even today, aniseed is used as a home remedy for several ailments, and it can also protect against many other diseases and sicknesses. Some of its health benefits include:


1. Anti-Flatulence

Anise seeds can help against bloating and gas. It can be safely used by infants as well as adult in small doses. If you consume aniseed oil after a heavy meal, it will ensure you don’t get gas. The trick is to use fresh powder of anise seeds with salt and lemon. Crush everything to make a semi-solid paste. Now dilute this paste with ample water and drink after meal. It will ensure you don’t get gas or feel bloated. This paste also works well as a laxative and helps in treating constipation. The use of aniseed oil helps in regulating the metabolism of the human body.

2. Protects the Heart 

Anise seeds helps to control high blood pressure and this, in turn, allows the heart to function properly. It controls the heart beats as well. Anise seed oil can regulate heart beats so that you don’t suffer from arrhythmia or palpitations.

3. Anti-Epileptic

One of the properties of anise seeds is that it is a potent sedative. It helps to calm the body by slowing down blood circulation. Hence, if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with epilepsy, you will benefit tremendously by consuming anise seed oil. It will help ease the epileptic attack within no time.

4. Anti-Hysteric

If you tend to get nervous and worked up for small reasons, you can turn to aniseed for its calming and narcotic properties. However, make sure you take mild doses of anise seeds as large doses can be addictive and counterproductive.

5. Antiseptic

It is amazing how a humble seed like anise seeds has so many health benefits. You can apply anise seed oil on open, superficial wounds. It facilitates healing and prevents infections. You can also consume anise seed extract in small doses to find other internal infections, as well.

6. Anti-Rheumatic

The main active compound in aniseed is anethole. This compound stimulates blood circulation and eases pain and inflammation. Hence, anise seeds can be a blessing for those diagnosed with rheumatism.

7. Antispasmodic

Another useful characteristic of anise seed oil is as an effective antispasmodic. If you are suffering from cramps, spasms, diarrhea or aches, you can apply anise seed oil on the affected area. Woman can get relief from menstrual cramps with this oil.

8. Digestive Aid

In India, anise seeds has been used for centuries to help digestion. If you suffer from slow digestion, look to add a few drops of anise seed essential oil in a glass of water and consume it. It can prove to be beneficial, especially after a heavy meal.

9. Eases Heartburn

Sometimes, due to overeating, you can suffer from heartburn. You may already know how uncomfortable and unpleasant it can be. Consuming aniseed extract or munching anise seeds can ease the heartburn. Anise essential oil is known to be an effective carminative agent. It works to get rid of the excess gas from the body and helps ease conditions like heartburn and bloated stomach

10. Boosts Metabolism

Anise seed essential oil is a stimulant. It is known to promote production of hormones and enzymes in the body, and this, in turn, boosts metabolism. It can also help the brain to stay more alert and active.

11. Expectorant

Anise seeds is an expectorant. It flushes out phlegm and mucus from the body and hence, is the perfect home remedy for colds and coughs. It can also be a boon for people with asthma and bronchitis.

12. Insecticide

You can use diluted aniseed oil in a vaporizer or sprayer at your home. It can keep disease-causing insects at bay. Hence, you will not have to contend with houseflies, cockroaches and mosquitoes. The oil is poisonous to most household pests and can make your home pest- and disease-free.

13. Vermifuge

Intestinal worms are common among children. Instead of using conventional treatment to eliminate these worms, turn to anise seeds. It can purge these worms from your child’s digestive tract and keep stomach infections caused by these worms at bay.

14. Eases Insomnia

As stated earlier, anise seeds has calming and narcotic properties. Hence, if you are suffering from insomnia, you can get relief by consuming aniseed. It will lull you to sleep. Make sure you consult a doctor before you take aniseed for insomnia as it requires high dosage that have to be carefully monitored.

15. Treats Migraines

Migraine sufferers will be happy to note that anise seeds is a great antidote for their painful headaches. Just apply a paste of anise seeds on your forehead and neck, and it will alleviate migraine.

16. Stimulant

Anise essential oil has stimulating property which can benefit us in the following ways. This oil works to stimulate circulation and provides relief from rheumatism and arthritis. It also stimulates secretion of enzymes and hormones which work to boost the body’s metabolism. it also works to stimulate the nervous system and the brain and makes you more active and alert.

17. Women Problems

As per research Aniseed oil are known to have properties of estrogen, the female hormone. It works amazingly to treat many hormonal problems in females. It helps to reduce the pain caused by menstrual cramps. Just massage your stomach with aniseed oil during the menstruation, it reduces the contractions. Its also helps in increasing the flow of milk in lactating mothers. Drinking Anise seeds tea twice a day works to give abundant flow of breast milk. Expecting mothers should consume anise seeds as it is known to facilitate with the delivery process.


Anise Seeds/Aniseeds Benefits for skin

Anise seed is a potent anti-oxidant. Hence, it can prevent free radical damage to your skin. In fact, it can do wonders for your skin within no time. Here are a few skin benefits of aniseeds.

1. Skin Moisturizer

You can add anise seed oil to shea butter to moisturize your skin. It will make your skin supple and smooth.

2. Anti-Comedogenic

The antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties of anise seeds come to good stead if your skin is prone to acne and breakouts. It will destroy the acne-causing bacteria to give you smooth and flawless skin.

3. Anti-Aging

Anethol in aniseed can also work wonders on aging skin. If you have fine line and wrinkles, you can ease them by using anise seed oil regularly.

4. Skin Brightener

The oil can make your skin smooth and give it an envious glow. It helps your skin appear brighter and more lustrous.


Anise Seeds/Aniseeds Benefits for Hair


It is amazing that these small seeds pack such a punch. Not only can it do wonders for your health and skin, anise seeds can also work miracles on your crowning glory.

1. Stimulates Hair Growth

If you have always wanted thick and long hair, massage your hair regularly with anise seeds. It will stimulate hair growth. It is best to use anise seed oil with coconut oil for this purpose.

2. Repairs Damaged Hair

Sun, dust and pollution can damage your hair, making it brittle. You can repair your damaged hair by generously massaging your scalp and hair with anise seed oil.

3. Anti-Dandruff

The antiseptic and moisturizing properties of anise seeds can ease dandruff and it symptoms. Of course, you will have to massage your hair with this oil for it to be effective.

4. Combats Scalp Infections

If you have lice, scabies or any other scalp infection, aniseeds can get rid of them so that you do not feel ashamed to flash your lustrous hair.


Anise seeds has many health benefits. However, if taken in large doses, it is dangerous due to its narcotic properties. Also, anethole present in anise seeds is similar to human estrogen. It can prepone your menstrual period or hasten the progress of estrogen-fed malignancies. So, use anise seeds with care and you will have no reason to worry.



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REDDONATURA MANAGES 40 TONNES OF WASTE AT AERO INDIA 2017

Posted by: at 2/18/2017 05:27:00 am

Nearly 30 tonnes of dry waste and 10 tonnes of wet waste processed on site

Bengaluru, February 18, 2017: A total of 40 tonnes of waste has been processed at the just concluded Aero India 2017 by Bangalore-based Reddonatura, that builds fully automatic composting machines. Nearly 10 tonnes of wet waste that consisted of food waste mainly as well as 30 tonnes of dry waste was collected, segregated and processed on site. The green and clean waste management program has been in practice since the last air show. Close to 1.5 tonnes of compostable matter that is made into organic manure has been processed which will be used for gardening within the Yelahanka Air Force Station.

Reddonatura had set up a waste processing facility along with its fully automatic waste converter rNature as per BBMP regulations in an eco-friendly manner. The wet waste would convert into compostable matter in 24-48 hours. Dry waste was processed at site and sent out for further recycling.


Key features of rNature:


o   Fully-automatic machines

o   Handle 25kgs to 10 tonnes of waste

o   Can be installed on-site at major events

o   Requires low manpower

o   Compact design requires less space

On the successful completion of the project, Abhishek Gupta, MD & CEO of Reddonatura said, “we are very pleased to have partnered with Aero India 2017 for waste management and as per our motto ‘garbage-to-green’ we were happy to process nearly 10 tonnes of wet waste into compostable matter that would go back to nature as organic manure. “

REDDONATURA MANAGES 40 TONNES OF WASTE AT AERO INDIA 2017

REDDONATURA MANAGES 40 TONNES OF WASTE AT AERO INDIA 2017

REDDONATURA MANAGES 40 TONNES OF WASTE AT AERO INDIA 2017

REDDONATURA MANAGES 40 TONNES OF WASTE AT AERO INDIA 2017

REDDONATURA MANAGES 40 TONNES OF WASTE AT AERO INDIA 2017

REDDONATURA MANAGES 40 TONNES OF WASTE AT AERO INDIA 2017

REDDONATURA MANAGES 40 TONNES OF WASTE AT AERO INDIA 2017

REDDONATURA MANAGES 40 TONNES OF WASTE AT AERO INDIA 2017

REDDONATURA MANAGES 40 TONNES OF WASTE AT AERO INDIA 2017

REDDONATURA MANAGES 40 TONNES OF WASTE AT AERO INDIA 2017

REDDONATURA MANAGES 40 TONNES OF WASTE AT AERO INDIA 2017

REDDONATURA MANAGES 40 TONNES OF WASTE AT AERO INDIA 2017

REDDONATURA MANAGES 40 TONNES OF WASTE AT AERO INDIA 2017


Reddonatura’s rNature machines do not require manpower the way conventional waste management processes require. The fully automated machines require very limited human intervention while depositing wet or organic waste into the machines and collecting the organic manure. The mixing and heating process makes sure that the culture is distributed evenly and the right temperature is maintained to convert waste into compost. Air circulation is managed well and there is very less odour from the machines.

Reddonatura offers complete organic and wet waste management solutions and is the creator and manufacturer of India’s first fully automatic organic waste management machine, rNature. The company is committed to its motto of ‘garbage to green’ movement and offers machines that can process wet and organic waste anywhere from 25 kgs to 10 tonnes. The other key feature of rNature machines is the compact design that requires very less space. For example the space occupied is less than 7ft x 4ft for handling the wet waste of approximately 150 houses.

With an aim to providing a de-centralized  system for waste management, Reddonatura was incorporated in the year 2013. The firm offers fully automatic waste management solutions. The company makes machines that process wet waste into compostable matter within 24 to 48 hrs. Reddonatura has a complete range of products that can process waste from 20kg per day upto 10tonnes per day. Currently present in 30 cities across India. Some of the projects that Reddonatura currently handles would include door-to-door collection of waste from 6000 flats at Gaursons City in Noida that processes 2 tonnes of waste every day amounting to approximately 750-800 tonnes of wet waste from this housing facility alone every year, close to 1.5 tonnes of wet waste at UB city mall in Bangalore and a 4 tonnes facility to be set up shortly at Embassy Golf Links.
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