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An Expert Advice On Diet, Crooked Teeth And Braces surina sehgal
18 Jun 2018Array min read

A beautiful smile is the key to a confident and pleasant personality. Nobody wants crooked teeth. Orthodontics is becoming increasingly popular in both adults and children.

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Nobody wants crooked teeth, right? A beautiful smile is the key— we communicate with each other through body language and believe me a smile can go a long way. Orthodontics is becoming increasingly popular in both adults and children. A lovely smile is usually accompanied by a square like face with prominent cheekbones and jawbones, straight teeth and good skeletal posture.

Weston A. Price, a man who practiced in the 1930s had an incredible and very sensible theory— crooked teeth are skeletal deformity resulting from lack of nutrition. He travelled all around the world and found groups of people with beautiful wide arches with no crowding of teeth and little tooth decay. These people had 2 things in common:

  • They were not exposed to a modern diet— including sugar, white flour, vegetable oils and canned foods.
  • Their diet included traditionally prepared foods, which included animal fats.

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Healthy traditional diet are diets rich in fat-soluble vitamins. These vitamins are thought to be the essential ingredients that give people their outstanding teeth, jaws and overall health. Fat soluble vitamins such as Vitamin D, A, K2 help the body place mineral into bones and teeth, crucial in the process of jaw growth. When your teeth are crooked, it often means your upper and lower jaw bones have poorly grown. Upper and lower jawbones do more than house teeth; they shape our airways, vessels and skeletal base for the brain. Dental school taught me how to address these issues but not how to prevent them.

Seeing countless patients needing braces was getting frustrating. Parents of children would often ask, “Why does the jaw grow this way?” The awkward response would be, genetics.

Standard practice today is to wait until a child is 12/13-year-old. Once their jaw has fully grown, extract their premolar teeth and fit them with braces that would straighten their crowded dental arches. Waiting until the jaw is fully formed to correct teeth position wastes time, which could be useful in helping the jaw develop properly in more natural ways. Jaws that aren’t developing properly are a sign that other parts of our skull aren’t developing properly either, including our airways. Airways are clearly essential to process oxygen. Our body needs oxygen more than any nutrient. image3 (3)

Sometimes it’s true that undeveloped jaws are genetic. DNA plays a huge role in our overall health and how our bodies develop. DNA is more like a blueprint that our bodies interpret rather than a set computer code. The best way to make sure our bodies interpret these directions in a healthy way is to give them the right nutrients and resources to grow in a favourable way.

I always tell my patients to look at the structure of the jaws and teeth like a house. We start building with the foundations, the walls, the roof and the last thing is the interior. The teeth are like our interior. The body builds the jaw first and builds it to the best it can with the resources it has and then it installs the teeth. If the jaws are not correctly aligned, then the only way the teeth can come out is crooked.  

Surina Sehgal currently works for the NHS, as a General Dental Practitioner. She is also a health council member at healthhunt.       

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Nobody wants crooked teeth, right? A beautiful smile is the key— we communicate with each other through body language and believe me a smile can go a long way. Orthodontics is becoming increasingly popular in both adults and children. A lovely smile is usually accompanied by a square like face with prominent cheekbones and jawbones, straight teeth and good skeletal posture. 

Weston A. Price, a man who practiced in the 1930s had an incredible and very sensible theory— crooked teeth are skeletal deformity resulting from lack of nutrition. He travelled all around the world and found groups of people with beautiful wide arches with no crowding of teeth and little tooth decay. These people had 2 things in common:

  • They were not exposed to a modern diet— including sugar, white flour, vegetable oils and canned foods.
  • Their diet included traditionally prepared foods, which included animal fats.

Healthy traditional diet are diets rich in fat-soluble vitamins. These vitamins are thought to be the essential ingredients that give people their outstanding teeth, jaws and overall health. Fat soluble vitamins such as Vitamin D, A, K2 help the body place mineral into bones and teeth, crucial in the process of jaw growth. When your teeth are crooked, it often means your upper and lower jaw bones have poorly grown. Upper and lower jawbones do more than house teeth; they shape our airways, vessels and skeletal base for the brain. Dental school taught me how to address these issues but not how to prevent them.

Seeing countless patients needing braces was getting frustrating. Parents of children would often ask, “Why does the jaw grow this way?” The awkward response would be, genetics.

Standard practice today is to wait until a child is 12/13-year-old. Once their jaw has fully grown, extract their premolar teeth and fit them with braces that would straighten their crowded dental arches. Waiting until the jaw is fully formed to correct teeth position wastes time, which could be useful in helping the jaw develop properly in more natural ways. Jaws that aren’t developing properly are a sign that other parts of our skull aren’t developing properly either, including our airways. Airways are clearly essential to process oxygen. Our body needs oxygen more than any nutrient.

Sometimes it’s true that undeveloped jaws are genetic. DNA plays a huge role in our overall health and how our bodies develop. DNA is more like a blueprint that our bodies interpret rather than a set computer code. The best way to make sure our bodies interpret these directions in a healthy way is to give them the right nutrients and resources to grow in a favourable way.

I always tell my patients to look at the structure of the jaws and teeth like a house. We start building with the foundations, the walls, the roof and the last thing is the interior. The teeth are like our interior. The body builds the jaw first and builds it to the best it can with the resources it has and then it installs the teeth. If the jaws are not correctly aligned, then the only way the teeth can come out is crooked.

 

Surina Sehgal currently works for the NHS, as a General Dental Practitioner. She is also a health council member at healthhunt. 

 

 

 

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An Expert Advice On Diet, Crooked Teeth And Braces
A beautiful smile is the key to a confident and pleasant personality. Nobody wants crooked teeth. Orthodontics is becoming increasingly popular in both adults and children.
As A Fitness Trainer, This Is The Advice I Give To My Clients On Nutrition, To Help With Healthy Weight Loss Preeti Chima
07 Dec 2016Array min read

We all have that one friend who shed a lot of weight, and then started claiming to be an expert in fitness. Add that to the list of extreme diet practices floating around the web, and we have the recipe for a health disaster. Take the lowdown from the experts.

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Everyone is talking about their diet plans these days. And of course, every other person you talk to is an ‘expert’ on something or the other – their source of information being the good old internet. What most people don’t realise is that just because something is trending and tops the search results, it doesn’t mean it is reliable. 

I shudder to hear people’s opinions about things they really have no clue about – and the confidence with which they impart these pearls of wisdom. This often leads to a chain of misinformed people spreading incorrect information far and wide, thus causing more harm than good to unsuspecting people. 

So let’s talk about which foods/food groups are actually good for you to eat, and which aren’t. 

First – The good:

Carbohydrates – Despite what most people believe, carbs aren’t the enemy. They are, in fact, very important for us. Think of them as the currency your body requires to carry out its transactions (any and every activity you can think of). So when I meet someone and they say they don’t eat carbs at night – I politely ask them what they do eat, and then gleefully point out that most of the foods they thought weren’t carbs actually are! Without carbs, your body will stop functioning smoothly and will eventually break down. There are some good carbs you should focus on, i.e., complex carbs. The list includes fresh fruits, vegetables, unrefined grains, and cereals. Sugar should be avoided – raw sugar/honey/jaggery is always better. About 50-70 per cent of your diet should consist of complex carbohydrates.

Protein – Say the word protein, and most people conjure up images of eggs or steak in their heads. Protein is mistakenly believed to be something only body builders need, and most people think of protein requirement as 1 of 2 extremes – 

i) Either they need to eat a diet primarily comprised of protein and get it from both natural foods and supplements (while ignoring other food groups), OR

ii) They think protein does too much damage to the kidneys, and so eat a very small quantity.

Proteins are, in fact, the building blocks of our body – everything from our cells, to our muscles, skin, hair, and nails need protein in order to be healthy. There are various sources of protein which include: 

a) Complete proteins – Dairy (milk and milk products), eggs, and meats (chicken, fish, and red meat), soy, and soybeans. 

b) Incomplete proteins – Mostly of plant origin, including grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds. 

While vegans may find it slightly harder to get complete proteins since they neither eat dairy nor eggs, vegetarians can easily get enough protein in their diet without having to take supplements. You need about 15-25 per cent protein in your diet. 

Fats – Fats have received a really bad rap in the last few years and people have started drastically cutting them out of their diets. Good fats are very important for our bodies, just as a well-oiled machine functions better than one that is not. Fat serves as a secondary fuel source for the body, forms a protective layer around vital organs, and helps in regulating body temperature. Good sources of fat include unsaturated fats i.e., almonds, avocados, and olive, peanut, canola, safflower, and soybean oils. Although palm oil & coconut oil are sources of saturated fats, they are exceptions, and are considered good for health. Your diet should have no more than 30 per cent (unsaturated) fats.

Now, for the bad:

  • Processed foods – Processed foods are bad for you, as they lose their good stuff (vitamins, minerals, and fibre) during processing.
  • Saturated and trans-fats – These include invisible fat (cream in homogenised milk, cheese) and animal fats (fat that is in animal products). Margarine, hydrogenated fats, and processed foods that have a long shelf-life are high in trans-fats, which is a big no-no.
  • Sugary and fizzy drinks
  • Deep fried foods
  • Foods which have artificial colours, and a lot of sodium
  • Foods that say diet/fat-free
  • Artificial sweeteners

I personally follow the 80/20 rule – eat healthy 80 per cent of the time, and indulge in things I like 20 per cent of the time. It’s also very important to hydrate yourself at regular intervals, and drink lots of water. 

 When following a well-balanced diet, you stop getting cravings.  Don’t forget – if you mess up, you can start over. Every day is a new day! Try your hardest to make it your lifestyle, it’s not that hard!

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इन दिनों हर कोई अपने आहार योजनाओं के बारें में बातें कर रहा है। और हां, हर दूसरा व्यक्ति आपको किसी ना किसी चीज़ का अनुभवी भी मिल जाएगा- वे सभी इंटरनेट से मिली आधी-अधूरी जानकारी के आधार पर बातें करते हैं। लेकिन ज़्यादातर लोगों को शायद ये मालूम नहीं है कि इंटरनेट पर उनके खोज परिणामों में सबसे ऊपर आने वाली और जिसका प्रचलन चल रहा है वे जानकारियां पूरी तरह सही नहीं होतीं और उन पर विश्वास नहीं किया जा सकता। 

जिसके बारे में लोगों को ठीक से पता भी नहीं, उन बातों पर लोगों के विचार जानकर मैं चौंक जाती हूं- साथ ही उन आधी-अधूरी जानकारियों पर उनका आत्मविश्वास देखकर तो पूछिए मत। लेकिन क्या आप जानते हैं कि ये भ्रमित करने वाली चीज़ें अपनाने और फैलाने से आपके और दूसरों के शरीर को फायदा नहीं बल्कि नुकसान पहुंच सकता है। 

इसलिए यहां हम आपको उन आहारों/आहार समूहों के बारे में बताने जा रहे हैं जो वास्तव में आपके लिए अच्छी और बुरी हैं।

पहले- अच्छी चीज़ें।

  • कार्बोहाइड्रेट्स- ज्य़ादातर लोग मानते हैं कि कार्बोहाइड्रेट्स हमारे शरीर का शत्रु है लेकिन यहां मैं आपको बता दूं कि ऐसा बिल्कुल भी नहीं है। बल्कि वे हमारे लिए काफी ज़रुरी हैं। वे हमारे शरीर के लिए किसी मुद्रा की तरह हैं जो हमारे हर लेनदेन में सहायक होते हैं (शरीर का कोई भी या सभी क्रियाकलाप)। इसलिए जब मैं लोगों से मिलती हूं और वे कहते हैं कि रात के भोजन में वे कार्बोहाइड्रेट्स नहीं लेते--- तो मैं बड़े ही नम्रता से पूंछती हूं कि फिर वे क्या खाते हैं? और जब वे सारी चीज़ें गिनाते हैं तो उन्हें हंसकर समझाती हूं कि जिसे वे कार्बोहाइड्रेट्स का स्रोत समझते हैं सच में वे है ही नहीं!  

आपको बता दूं कि कार्बोहाइड्रेट्स के बिना, हमारा शरीर ठीक से कार्य ही नहीं कर सकता और फिर धीरे-धीरे समस्याएं भी उत्पन्न होने लगती हैं। ऐसे में आपको अच्छे कार्बोहाइड्रेट्स पर ध्यान देना चाहिए और वह है-- मिश्रित कार्बोहाइड्रेट्स। जिसकी सूची में ताज़े फल, सब्ज़ियां, अपरिष्कृत अनाज और धान्य आते हैं। चीनी से बचना चाहिए, उसकी जगह कच्ची चीनी/शहद/गुड़ खाना चाहिए । आपके आहार में ५०-७०% अच्छे कार्बोहाइड्रेट्स होने चाहिए ।

  • प्रोटीन- प्रोटीन इस शब्द का नाम लेते ही सभी के दिमाग में अंडे या मांस का ख़याल आ जाता है। ज़्यादातर लोगों का मानना है कि रोज़ाना व्यायाम करने वाले लोगों को ही प्रोटीन की ज़रुरत पड़ती है, जो गलत है। साथ ही प्रोटीन की ज़रुरत को लेकर नीचे बताई गई दो अवधारणाओं में से भी उनकी कोई एक अवधारणा होती है-
    - उन्हें प्रोटीन से भरे भोजन ही ग्रहण करने होंगे और इसके लिए प्रोटीन के प्राकृतिक स्रोत और अनुपूरक दोनों एक साथ लेने पड़ेंगे(यहां वे लोग प्रोटीन भोजन समूह को नजरअंदाज कर देते हैं) ।
    - उनका मानना होता है कि प्रोटीन, शरीर को नुकसान पहुंचा सकता है और इसलिए उसे कम मात्रा में ही लेना चाहिए-।

    जबकि सच्चाई इसके विपरीत है, प्रोटीन आपके शरीर के निर्माण का आधार है। शरीर में कोशिकाओं से लेकर मांसपेशियों, त्वचा, बाल और नाखून इन सभी को निरोगी रहने के लिए प्रोटीन की ज़रुरत होती है। प्रोटीन के कई स्रोत होते हैं जिनमें शामिल है-
    संपूर्ण प्रोटीन- दूध और दूध से बनी चीज़ें, अंडे और मांस (चिकन, मछली, लाल मांस), सोया और सोयाबीन।
    अपूर्ण प्रोटीन- इनमें ज़्यादातर पौधे से उत्पन्न हुई चीजें जैसे अनाज, फलियां, काजू-बादाम और बीज शामिल हैं।

    शाकाहारियों को प्रोटीन प्राप्त करने में थोड़ी परेशानी हो सकती है क्योंकि वे दूध, अंडे और मांस जैसी चीज़ें नहीं खाते। इसलिए यहां उन्हें अनुपूरक की ज़रुरत पड़ सकती है। आपके आहार में कम से कम १५-२०% प्रोटीन होना चाहिए।
  • वसा- पिछले कुछ वर्षों में वसा का नाम बदनाम हो चुका है और लोगों ने इसे अपने आहार से लगभग गायब कर दिया है। लेकिन अच्छा वसा आपके शरीर के लिए ज़रुरी है, इसे ऐसे समझें कि जिस तरह किसी भी मशीन में तेल डालने से वो अच्छा चलता है, ठीक उसी तरह वसा आपके शरीर के लिए दूसरा बड़ा ईंधन होता है। यह आपके महत्त्वपूर्ण अंगों पर रक्षात्मक कवच बनाता है और आपके शारिरीक तापमान को नियंत्रित रखने में मदद करता है। असंतृप्त वसा प्रदान करने वाले जैतुन, मूंगफली, राई, कुसुम और सोयाबीन का तेल, बादाम और रुचिरा ये सभी वसा के अच्छे स्रोत हैं। ताड़ का तेल और नारियल तेल वैसे तो संतृप्त वसा के स्रोत हैं लेकिन इनका सेवन भी आपके स्वास्थ्य के लिए लाभकारी है। आपके आहार में ३०% से ज़्यादा वसा (असंतृप्त) नहीं होना चाहिए।  

अब बात बुरे आहारों की।

  • प्रसंस्कृत चीज़ें- प्रसंस्कृत आहार आपके शरीर के लिए नुकसानदेह है क्योंकि प्रसंस्करण के दौरान इनके पोषक तत्व (विटामिन, खनिज और रेशे) नष्ट हो जाते हैं। 
  • संतृप्त और ट्रांस-वसा- इनमें अदृश्य वसा आता है (एकरूप किए हुए दूध की मलाई, पनीर) और पशु वसा (पशु उत्पादों में पाया जाने वाला वसा)। वहीं कृत्रिम मक्खन, हाइड्रोजनीकृत वसा और उच्च ट्रांस-वसा युक्त प्रसंस्कृत आहार जो जल्दी खराब नहीं होते, वह तो आपको खाना ही नहीं है। 
  • चीनी और गैस युक्त पेय
  • तेल में तली हुई चीज़ें
  • अप्राकृतिक रंग मिले हुए और ज़्यादा सोडियम युक्त पदार्थ
  • वे चीज़ें जिन पर वसा रहित/संतुलित आहार लिखा हो
  • अप्राकृतिक मिठास पैदा करने वाले पदार्थ

निजी तौर पर मैं ८०-२० नियम का पालन करती हूं- यानी ८०% गुणकारी आहार और २०% अपने पसंद की चीजें खाती हूं। अपने शरीर में पानी की मात्रा को भी पूर्ण रखना काफी ज़रुरी होता है इसलिए नियमित अंतराल पर पानी पीते रहना चाहिए।

जब आप एक अच्छे-संतुलित आहार को अपनाते हैं, तो आपको बार-बार भूख भी नहीं लगती। हालांकि, ऐसा करते समय हो सकता है आप कई बार चूक भी जाएं। लेकिन कोई बात नहीं आप फिर से एक नई शुरुआत कर सकते हैं! अपनी जीवन शैली को संवारने के लिए आपको जितनी मुश्किलें उठानी पड़ें उठाएं, वैसे यह करना इतना मुश्किल भी नहीं है!

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Did You Know That Donating Blood Is Good For You? Here’s Why Lakshmi Devan
13 Jun 2017Array min read

A selfless act that actually comes with (secretly) selfish reasons. We are letting you in on the secret.

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There was a time when being the son of Odin, getting bitten by a spider, or being an alien from Krypton made you a superhero. But times have changed, and now only a prick of a needle and a few minutes of your time can do it. A single bottle of donated blood can save up to 3 lives, and if you’ve ever saved that many lives, then you are no less than a superhero! After all, it takes courage and real heroism to face that fat needle, and give selflessly.

According to the 2012 India report by the World Health Organization, only 9 million units of blood are collected every year, when the need is for 12 million units. That means India is facing a shortage of 3 million units, each year! The shelf life of donated blood is only between 32-45 days, which makes a case for a need to refurbish blood stock regularly. But are people donating blood regularly? No, with the most common reasons being ‘lack of time’, and ‘fear of needles’. But I sincerely hope YOU have your superhero costume ready, because when you find out how what you are doing to help others is helping you too, you will want to do it all the more. Ka-ching!

  • Helps the body get rid of excess iron – When you donate 1 unit of blood, you lose a quarter of a gram of iron. You may think that that is a bad thing, because low iron levels are known to cause anaemia, fatigue, and reduced immunity, but having too much iron can be worse! Blood donors are known to be 88 per cent less likely to suffer from heart attacks, and this is thought to be because of the balanced iron levels. Iron is obviously a very vital mineral for our body’s functioning, but an excess of the same is known to cause oxidative damage, leading to accelerated ageing, heart attacks, strokes, cancer etc. The trick is to donate regularly and smartly, with proper medical consultation.
  • Better blood circulation – Our lifestyle, with all the anxiety, smoking, high-sugar diets, emotional stress, radio frequency exposure, and high cholesterol is making our blood hypercoagulable. That means that the blood is thick, increasing the risk of strokes and heart attacks. Repeated blood donations may help this issue, help blood flow better, limit damage to blood vessels, and thus, cause fewer arterial blockages.
  • Free health check-up! – Before every donation, the donor’s temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and haemoglobin are checked. Tests for HIV, hepatitis A, B, and C etc. are also done. It may not be a replacement for medical care, but they sure give you a surprise glimpse into your health.

Make sure you donate blood only once in 3 months, or less, depending on your health and haemoglobin levels. Frequent donations may deplete your haemoglobin stores, as the body won’t get enough time to replenish it, which will further deplete your health. Check with your medical practitioner, and get any remnant doubts out of your mind.

All major educational institutions in India now have blood donation drives, and corporate organisations are catching up fast. Blood units are sold at exorbitant prices at hospitals because of the widely prevalent shortage, and every year, thousands of unfortunate patients lose their lives, not being able to procure blood for transfusion at the said prices. If the thought of giving back to the society has ever crossed your mind, and if you’re between 18-65 years of age, then this is the time to start. Giving blood is giving life!

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There was a time when being the son of Odin, getting bitten by a spider, or being an alien from Krypton made you a superhero. But times have changed, and now only a prick of a needle and a few minutes of your time can do it. A single bottle of donated blood can save up to 3 lives, and if you’ve ever saved that many lives, then you are no less than a superhero! After all, it takes courage and real heroism to face that fat needle, and give selflessly.

According to the 2012 India report by the World Health Organization, only 9 million units of blood are collected every year, when the need is for 12 million units. That means India is facing a shortage of 3 million units, each year! The shelf life of donated blood is only between 32-45 days, which makes a case for a need to refurbish blood stock regularly. But are people donating blood regularly? No, with the most common reasons being ‘lack of time’, and ‘fear of needles’. But I sincerely hope YOU have your superhero costume ready, because when you find out how what you are doing to help others is helping you too, you will want to do it all the more. Ka-ching!

  • Helps the body get rid of excess iron – When you donate 1 unit of blood, you lose a quarter of a gram of iron. You may think that that is a bad thing, because low iron levels are known to cause anaemia, fatigue, and reduced immunity, but having too much iron can be worse! Blood donors are known to be 88 per cent less likely to suffer from heart attacks, and this is thought to be because of the balanced iron levels. Iron is obviously a very vital mineral for our body’s functioning, but an excess of the same is known to cause oxidative damage, leading to accelerated ageing, heart attacks, strokes, cancer etc. The trick is to donate regularly and smartly, with proper medical consultation.
  • Better blood circulation – Our lifestyle, with all the anxiety, smoking, high-sugar diets, emotional stress, radio frequency exposure, and high cholesterol is making our blood hypercoagulable. That means that the blood is thick, increasing the risk of strokes and heart attacks. Repeated blood donations may help this issue, help blood flow better, limit damage to blood vessels, and thus, cause fewer arterial blockages.
  • Free health check-up! – Before every donation, the donor’s temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and haemoglobin are checked. Tests for HIV, hepatitis A, B, and C etc. are also done. It may not be a replacement for medical care, but they sure give you a surprise glimpse into your health.

Make sure you donate blood only once in 3 months, or less, depending on your health and haemoglobin levels. Frequent donations may deplete your haemoglobin stores, as the body won’t get enough time to replenish it, which will further deplete your health. Check with your medical practitioner, and get any remnant doubts out of your mind.

All major educational institutions in India now have blood donation drives, and corporate organisations are catching up fast. Blood units are sold at exorbitant prices at hospitals because of the widely prevalent shortage, and every year, thousands of unfortunate patients lose their lives, not being able to procure blood for transfusion at the said prices. If the thought of giving back to the society has ever crossed your mind, and if you’re between 18-65 years of age, then this is the time to start. Giving blood is giving life!

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Did You Know That Donating Blood Is Good For You? Here’s Why
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Ancient Living offers bath powders for both children and adults. These are made of organic, safe and pure herbs and pulses to give a wholesome bath experience. Some of the ingredients include crushed almonds, Navara rice, Kasturi, Vetiver etc.

[:en]Ancient Living offers bath powders for both children and adults. These are made of organic, safe and pure herbs and pulses to give a wholesome bath experience. Some of the ingredients include crushed almonds, Navara rice, Kasturi, Vetiver etc.[:hi]Ancient Living offers bath powders for both children and adults. These are made of organic, safe and pure herbs and pulses to give a wholesome bath experience. Some of the ingredients include crushed almonds, Navara rice, Kasturi, Vetiver etc.[:]
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Ancient Living offers bath powders for both children and adults. These are made of organic, safe and pure herbs and pulses to give a wholesome bath experience. Some of the ingredients include crushed almonds, Navara rice, Kasturi, Vetiver etc.
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