History of aromatherapy

history of aroma therapy

Ayurveda considers aroma blends to be more effective than single aromas because of the added benefits of synergy and balance. Aromatherapy, the therapeutic use of essential oils, is one of the most popular techniques of natural medicine

19 July, 2010


Flower Rangoli design 1

floral rangoli design

This rangoli is made using jasmine, oleander, roses, marigolds, rice, grass and earthen lamps with wick and oil.

04 April, 2010

Paper flower in spring, North India

Paper flower

This flower is blooming in my garden, though I don’t know the name. I’ve seen it in shades of yellow, rust, orange, maroon, white and pink. I call it the paper flower because of the crisp, papery texture of its petals. These make lovely dry

19 February, 2010

Guava tree in bloom

Guava tree in bloom

Guava trees are the star attraction in our garden for monkeys, birds, squirrels and kids. The monsoon fruit is not as sweet as the winter fruit, nonetheless, those eying the fruit couldn't care less!

14 March, 2009



Hatha Yoga Pradipika ch 3. About Mudras