Herbal medicine four Gourmet magazine

  SHOBA NARAYAN SEARCH FOR THE CURE 10.08.07 The practice of herbal medicine is alive and well in rural India. The herbalist at a greenmarket, in the village of Maralawadi (a couple of hours outside of Bangalore), sits amidst the potatoes and okra, the green peppers and mangoes, the beans, peas and young brinjal (Indian eggplant) displaying…

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History of perfumes

Opinion Comment Great perfumes affix the mind to a specific place and time Shoba Narayan December 16, 2013 Updated: December 16, 2013 18:42:00 No people understand perfumes better than Arabs, who instinctively and unconsciously layer scents using oils and attars. As the new year approaches, it is perhaps a good time to think about perfumes:…

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