What are Nutrients, Vitamins & Minerals and why are they important for our body?

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What Are Nutrients?

Nutrients are compounds in foods essential to life and health, providing us with energy, the building blocks for repair and growth, and substances necessary to regulate chemical processes. There are six major nutrients: Carbohydrates (CHO), Lipids (fats), Protein, Vitamins, Minerals, Water.

 

Vitamins

Vitamins and minerals are considered essential nutrients—because acting in concert, they perform hundreds of roles in the body. They help shore up bones, heal wounds, and bolster your immune system. They also convert food into energy and repair cellular damage.

Below given are herbs that contain Nutrients & Vitamins to naturally boost the overall health of the body

 

Anacyclus Pyrethrum (Akkarkara)

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This perennial plant, inhabit and appearance like the chamomile, has stems that lie on the ground for part of their length, before rising erect. Anacyclus Pyrethrum is also known as Akarkara. It is very useful for Sore Eyes. It helps you get relief from Sore, Itchy & Red Eye. Anacyclus pyrethrum is also a very good nervine tonic as it strengthens nerve response and balances energy responsible for healthy nerve functions in the body.

 

Mesua Ferrea (Nagkesar)

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Mesua is a slow-growing, evergreen tree with a regular, dense, conical crown; it can grow from 30 – 45 meters tall. The bole is cylindrical to poorly shaped, up to 95cm in diameter, often fluted or buttressed at the base. The tree exudes an aromatic white resin when it is wounded.  Mesua Ferrea is very helpful in treating acidity in the stomach, loss of appetite, vomiting, heartburns, gastritis, hematemesis, peptic ulcer, and pain in the intestine. Mesua ferrea is very helpful in curing respiratory disorders, such as cough, bronchitis, and asthma. Mesua Ferrea is very good for our skin health and reduces anxiety and stress.  Mesua Ferrea has febrifuge properties that bring down the body temperature by advancing sweat and reduce the infection caused by fever. Different studies have been proven that Mesua Ferrea makes an amazing relieving outer application for joint pain and furthermore alleviates related agony and burning sensation.

 

Pterocarpus Marsupium (Vijaysaar)

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Pterocarpus marsupium is a multi-purpose tree producing a very valuable timber, it is often planted by the Indian forestry. The tree also has a wide range of other uses – it is commonly harvested for medicinal purposes as well as providing food and a range of commodities. It is grown as a shade tree in coffee plantations and is often cultivated as a multipurpose tree in home gardens and as a component of agroforestry systems in India and Sri Lanka.  The conditions commonly treated by Pterocarpus in the Ayurveda system include diabetes, inflammation, and bleeding. The bark is also used for bleeding and toothaches. The leaves are often applied externally as a remedy for skin diseases.

 

Clitoria Ternatea (Neelpushpa, Aparajita)

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Clitoria Ternatea is packed with health-boosting antioxidants. One such antioxidant is proanthocyanidin, which is responsible for increasing blood flow to the capillaries of the eyes which helps increase eyesight in long term. Antioxidants found in Clitoria Ternatea have been shown to lift the most moods and relax the nerves, enabling a good night’s sleep. Clitoria Ternatea is packed with antioxidants that not only protect you from infections but are also beneficial for keeping your heart in a good shape. Having clear, blemish-free, youthful-looking skin is everyone’s dream. Clitoria Ternatea is packed with antioxidants that are great for your hair and skin and prevent premature aging by fighting free radicals

 

Oryza sativa (Dhan)

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Oryza sativa consists of among the greatest quantity of antioxidant anthocyanin present in any known food. Oryza Sativa has been linked with preventing cardiovascular disease, protecting against cancer that may be brought on by free radical damage, enhancing brain function, decreasing inflammation, and much more. Oryza Sativa anti-oxidant Vitamin E, is beneficial in maintaining eye, skin, and immune health along with other essential functions.

 

Eleusine coracana (Ragi)

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Thiamine, iron, and calcium are all present in abundance in Eleusine coracana. It is also rich in dietary fiber hence help in easy digestion. They are also an excellent remedy for constipation as they act as natural laxatives. Eleusine coracana is low in fat content but rich in carbohydrates hence is good for people who are obese. The vitamins, minerals, and fiber found in Eleusine coracana provide important health benefits. The potassium found in finger millet can help keep your kidneys and heart functioning properly. Potassium also helps your nerves transmit signals, which allows your brain and your muscles to work together smoothly. Eleusine coracana is also an excellent source of B vitamins, which play a role in everything from brain function to healthy cell division.

 

Symplocos racemosa (Lodhra)

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Symplocos racemosa the building of bodily fluids and increases the firmness of the body and makes it more appealing. It is also considered great for the liver. It clears the toxins from the liver and purifies the blood. Its bark mixed with other herbal decoctions and infusions is also helpful in treating diseases like liver cirrhosis and fatty liver as well as fevers and persistent dysentery. Symplocos racemosa maintains overall dental health. It improves the digestion and is helpful in problems like diarrhoea, abdominal inflammation, intestinal paralysis, oedema, and bowel complaints. It is also very effective in curing eye diseases like conjunctivitis, itching, oedema, and eye burning and pain.

 

Tephrosia purpurea (Surpunkha)

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This plant was used as a traditional medicine for curing many diseases like leprosy, ulcers, asthma, tumors, liver, spleen, heart, and blood related diseases. It is also used in treating depression, diarrhea, rheumatism, asthma, and urinary disorders. It has betaphroline it helps to, release endorphins and it is used in certain cosmetic preparations. It is also used internally as a purifier of the blood and is considered as a cardiac tonic.

 

Common Chicory (Kasani)

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It acts as a prebiotic, meaning that it feeds the beneficial bacteria in your gut. These helpful bacteria play a role in reducing inflammation, fighting harmful bacteria, and improving mineral absorption. Chicory regulates appetite and decreases overall calorie intake, possibly leading to weight loss. Chicory boost blood sugar control, especially in people with diabetes. This is due to its inulin, which promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria involved in carbohydrate metabolism — which breaks down carbs into sugars — and sensitivity to insulin, the hormone that helps absorb sugar from the blood.

 

Tricholepis glaberrima (Brahmdandi)

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It is believed to be a nervine tonic and an aphrodisiac and it is used in seminal debility herb is believed to possess antiseptic properties and is employed in the disease of the skin. The root bark is stated to be employed in urinary trouble and cough. It is an aromatic bitter plant that cures Hysteria. For sore throat, inflammation, contact therapy, stem pieces with phyllocephalum phylloplane stem pieces tied around the neck.  Root paste used as an antidote against snakebite, a powdered plant for the treatment of leprosy. As a Veterinary medicine, the whole plant is crushed to treat abdominal distention and diarrhea.  Also used as an antipyretic for regularizing the malfunction of pancreas, malaria, skin grains, aphrodisiac, stomach pain, blood purification, and dysentery.

 

Medicines we provide at Xovak Pharma

Vitamins are a very essential part of the Human Body. As we know in today’s world it is almost impossible to get these types of ingredients together.
So we at Xovak Pharma have come up with a solution. We have launched a new range of Multivitamins which include:

  • Anacyclus Pyrethrum (Akkarkara)
  • Mesua Ferrea (Nagkesar)
  • Pterocarpus Marsupium (Vijaysaar)
  • Clitoria Ternatea (Neelpushpa, Aparajita)
  • Oryza sativa (Dhan)
  • Eleusine coracana (Ragi)
  • Symplocos racemosa (Lodhra)
  • Tephrosia purpurea (Surpunkha)
  • Common Chicory (Kasani)
  • Tricholepis glaberrima (Brahmdandi)

Those are essential to your body in both Physical & Mental Aspects. Physical well being is the strength to mental health & well being.

Xovak Pharma has come up with Medicines like

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The medicine are fully herbal (made from plant extracts) & safe to consume.