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Get Set Go!!!
Its Marathon time…..gear up for the Mumbai Marathon and improve performance on the day of the race with our Good Health Always Infusion

Mountain runners Emelie Forsberg and Kilian Jornet, have been known to fuel themselves before or during a race with cookies soaked in tea. They aren’t the first to boost their endurance with tea- for centuries, people in the Andes have made tea from cocoa leaves, dried herbs and spices to be used to boost energy and performance and aid with altitude acclimatization.

Fresh and dried herbs and spices are not just flavor additions merely for taste… they are actually powerful performance aids for sportspersons! The energy enhancing properties of herbs and spices help promote vitality, decrease tissue inflammation and provide much needed antioxidant boosting- to fight inflammation, boost circulation and heal damaged tissues. In fact, the Ancient Greek word for fennel (saunf) is ‘Marathon’- they believed that fennel promoted endurance and longevi…
Guava leaves
If you have read our blog on guavas and liked it, you will be intrigued to learn that the leaves of this fruit also have health benefits. If you have a guava tree in your building compound or garden…lucky you !!!


The leaves contain polyphenols, tannins, carotenoids and flavonoids like quercetin which help treat various ailments.Since the leaves are rich in anti-oxidants, they prevent and repair cellular damage and may help in decreasing the risk of age-related ailments.They are highly recommended to stop nose bleeds…just crush a leaf in the palm of your hands and inhale.Fresh guava leaves are a natural pain reliever as they contain anti-inflammatory agents.They also help to cleanse the liver.Being a good source of dietary fibre, they help relieve constipation.To improve digestion, soothe the gastric lining and to relieve nausea, diarrhea and vomiting boil 10 guava leaves (or 2 tsp guava leaf powder) in 2 liters of water. Add a few slivers of ginger and drink this decoction …