Vol. 15 ISSUE 3 JULY 1998
Dr. Balkrishna Sharma and Mr. Radha Sharma's daughter Shashi Sharma was`married to Ashish Bhatta son of Dr. Bhim Dev and Mrs. Indira Bhatta. The wedding ceremony was held in East Lansing Hindu temple. Shashi recently graduated from Michigan State University with a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering and is now going to graduate school. Mr. Ashish Bhatta graduated from University of Nebraska, in Computer Science and is working as a Computer Programmer. Note that Dr. Sharma is our new executive member of ANMA. Our best wishes to Shashi and Ashish.
1. To restore cracked skin, coat it with a mixture of 2 drops honey and 2 tsp milk. Rinse with warm water.
2. A mask made from honey and wheat flour helps tighten sagging and improves blood circulation.
3. To prevent skin from drying during winter, apply a mixture of olive oil and half mashed banana. Wash off with cold water.
4. To revive dull skin, use a pack made from a grated carrot, a tsp milk, and an egg yolk.
5. Dab perfume after applying non-scented body lotion to the pulse points. This will enable the fragrance of the perfume to linger longer.
6. Mix together a paste made from neem leaves and a tap each mint, coriander, cucumber, and tea extract. Apply under the eyes as this is an excellent remedy for puffy eyes.
7. Cracks on heels will disappear if coated with a mixture of 2 tsp glycerine, 2 tsp warm water and 2 pinches borex powder.
8. To get rid of dandruff, rub the scalp with the juice of freshly grated pineapple. Wash off after 20 minutes.
9. To get rid of pimples apply leberal quantities of tooth paste or after shave lotion on them.
10. To reduce scar marks, cover them with a paste of soybean flour mixed with tomato juice. Wash off chilled water.
SPICE UP YOUR LIFE Article contributed by Mrs. Rajani Thapa
Allspice, cinnamon, cloves, mace, and nutmeg contain potent antioxidants known to protect against cancer and heart diseases. They also have an ability to fight microorganisms such as E. Coli, listeria, staphylococcus, and streptococcus, and fungis such as Candida albicans.Clove oil has an extensive track record of use by dentists, mainly for easing pain.
Ginger contains formidable cancer fighting antioxidants, reduces factors that cause blood clots and arterial plaque to form, and shows promise as a reducer of cholestoral. Ginger also appears to enhance insulin which could lead to its eventual use in diets for persons with non insulin dependent diabetes.
Cordamon, Coriander, Cumin, Saffron, and Turmeric guard against cancer of the digestive system and the phyoestrogens in turmeric are thought to protect against Breast Cancer. In one animal study, cardamon was an effective anticonvulsant. These spices also inhibit bacteria, one reason they were used historically to preserve foods. One of the most common of spices, black pepper has been effective in stemming tumor development and protecting against certain cancers because of its concentration of antioxidants. Animal studies showed black pepper to be effective against certain types of seizures.
Capsaicin, the component that makes hot chilli peppers hot, is one of the most studied-and most useful-spice componds. Chilies are loaded with phytochemicals. Also, a wealth of scientific data shows that hot chilies can soothe, ease pain, and destroy bacteria.
Basil, Thyme, and Sage contains phytoestrogens. Preliminary studies further reveal that extracts of basil and thyme for effectively treating symptoms of bronchitis. Thyme oil also inhibits H. pylorithose nasty bacteria that are associated with stomach ulcers.
Rosemary and Fennel are also good sources of phytochemicals.
Garlic also helps to boost your immunity power. It is also known to help lower blood pressure and cholestoral.
So keep eating our Nepalese cuisine which contains all the spices mentioned above.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR GRADUATES
Manoj Sharma, High School, East Lansing Michigan, and going to Michigan State University.
Sonia Baidya, High School, Columbus, Ohio and going to Ohio State University.
Srijana Pumford, BS in Nursing, and working at Dearborn, Michigan.
Congratulations to Dr. Khagendra Thapa for receiving certificate of recognition from the Board of Trustees of Ferris State University for his contributions to the university. Dr. Thapa was recognized on July 17, 1998 at a banquet hosted by president Sederburg in Holiday Inn in Big Rapids.
Mr. Anup and Mrs. Ishwori Pant of Sunnyvale, California had a baby boy Subal Pant. The baby was born on May 24, 1998. Anup is a former resident of Michigan. Congratulations to proud parents.
Dr. Balkrishna and Mrs. Radha Sharma's son Mr. Suraj Sharma had his Brahtabandha ceremomy. Congratulation Suraj.
Dr. Sohan & Mrs. Khatiwada's niece recently got married. Our best wishes to bride and groom. Wedding pictures and more details to follow up.
NEXT ANMA EXECUTIVE MEETING
The next meeting of the ANMA executive committee will be held at Cincinnati Ohio at the residence of Dr. Prahlad and Mrs. Bindu pant in August 29, 1998 at 3:00 PM local time.
ANMA IS TO HAVE ITS OWN HOME PAGE SOON
Manoj Sharma from east lansing and Samrat Thapa from Big Rapids and Robin Shrestha from Bay City are working on it. You may view information about ANMA as well as other information about Nepal in the following website:
Association of Nepalese in Midwest America