Cultivation Methods of Ajwain

Common name: Ajwain (Trachyspermum Ammi) Sanskrit Name: Yavanika German Name: Tolib-ul-Khubza Gulf Name: Zinianas Nankhuah Malayalam Name: Homam         The seeds of this crop are used as spices. Ajwain has many medicinal properties. It is widely used in traditional house hold remedies. This plant grows well in India and is largely cultivated in eastern India. The crop can be grown on wide variety of soil from heavy clay to elite loams. Ajwain is very sensitive to water logging and need good drainage. Ajwain is tolerant to drought. The best time for sowing of this crop is early august month. Propagation Methods The seeds are sown directly in the field. The seeds take 8 to 10 days to geminate. Thinning should be carried out when the plant gets a height of 20 to 25 cm. 1.5kg of seeds per hectare is required for sowing. Continue reading

Cure for Baldness and Good Growth of Hair

Method 1 Lawsonia Alba(henna) leafs are grinded without water. Then take 5 times of coconut oil and boil the mixture for 5 minutes. When its cooled, strain the same and store in a bottle Then it can be used regularly. Method 2 Take Sida Retusa (a whole plant) and smash into pulp. Do not add water in the pulp. Apply the pulp on the head. Method 3 Take 10 grams of Caraway (black Jeera) and boil with pure coconut oil and rub it into the hair.This is a good remedy for baldness. Continue reading

Ayurvedic Remedies for Premature Greying of hair

Method 1 Take Murraya Koenigii (Curry Leaf) 20 grams and boil with 100ml of coconut oil and strain. Then apply it on the head. This act as a natural remedy for Premature Graying of hair Method 2 Take Emblica Officinalis (gooseBerry) 10 numbers and boil with water. After some time stop heating and cool it. When the water is cooled, wash the hair with it. It works as a grey hair remedy Method 3 Take Henna Samphire Leaf (henna) and grind it well. Then dry it in shade. After drying the Henna Leaf, it can be mixed with coconut oil and rubbed on the hair. Method 4 Murraya Koenigii (curry Leaf) mixed with butter milk should be applied on the hair and left for there for 20 minutes. The same may be repeated every three days.  Continue reading

Cultivation Methods of Aloe Vera

Family: Liliaceae Indian Name: Ghritkumari Pakistan Name: Quargandal                   Parts used Aloe is obtained by cutting the leaves at their base and letting yellow, bitter Juice drain out. The water is evaporated off from the juice by heating and that result to light to dark brown mass. Uses Fresh aloe gel obtained has the property of reliving sun burn as well as promoting the wound healing. The extract of Aloe Vera is also used as sun screen. Continue reading

Cultivation Methods of Withania Somnifera

English Name Winter cherry Assamese Name Ashwagandha Hindi Name Punr, Chiropotan Kannada Name Kanchuki Malayalam Name Amukkuram Marathi Name Ghoda, Tilli Telugu Name Vajigandha, Pannirugada Gujarati Name Ghodaasun Tamil Name Akavu, Allivatli Tibetian Name Ba-dzi-ga-ndha         Withania somnifera, also known as Ashwagandha, Indian ginseng. Withania Somnifera belongs to the family of Solanaceae (Potato family). This plant is an erect herbaceous, evergreen shrub of 13 to 150 cm (4 to 5 ft). The stems are covered with whitish colour, stellate hairs. The leaves are ovate entire, thin. The flowers ate bisexual garnish or cured yellow, axillary in clusters of about 25 forming cymes, sessile. Soil The crop can be grown on a variety of soil but, it grows in sandy loom or literate soil with good organic matter and drainage. If the soil is loose it will be easily to dig the root out without damaging them. pH range of 7.5 to 8 is ideal for Withania Somnifera cultivation. Continue reading

Cultivation Methods of Abelmoschus Moschatus

Abelmoschus Moschatus is an annual growing plant in many hotter parts of the world. The seeds root and leaves are having different uses. The seeds contain fixed oil a solid crystalline matter and resin. Fixed oil is greenish yellow fluid which solidifies on contact with air. Land is prepared by ploughing and leveling. Decomposition is applied and mixed well. Ridges and furrows are opened keeping a spacing of 60cm. Treat the seeds with “captain” at the rate of 6gm per Kg of seeds. Seeds are soaked in water for 24hrs and 2 seeds are sown one – one side of ridges at a depth of 1cm covered with soil. The field is irrigated soon after sowing. After 6 to 12 days of germination, nitrogen is applied in furrows about 10cm away from the plants. Irrigation During the first stage the field is irrigated at 2-5 days interval and later stage once in a week depending on the weather conditions. The field is kept free from weeds and regular weeding is required during the growing period. Continue reading

Diseases in Love Birds

Many novice love birds’ owners become alarmed if they see their pets begin to regurgitate food. This is form of behavior perfectly natural to the healthy adult bird. It is the mean be which it first courts its mate and

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