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Yoga is ancient practice that involves physical poses, concentration and deep breathing.

A regular yoga practice can promote endurance strength, calmness, flexibility, and well being.

It began in the Indus – saraswati civilisation more than 5,000 years ago. The Rig veda is the first text that mentions the word yoga. Yoga was slowly developed by Brahmans and Rishis.

Yoga is know a popular form ofย  exercise around the world.

It helps to relax and calm the mind and soul.

Yoga Mudra and Asana help to bring enhanced flexibility to the spine, back ,arms, shoulder and the hips.

Types of yoga asanas

Trikonasana, Dhanurasana , Baddha konasana ushtrasana, sirsasana, padmasana etc…………..

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty national monument sculpture by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi.

Liberty enlightening the world the statue of Liberty enlightening the world ” was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886. It was designated as national monument in 1924. Standing 305 feet [93 meter] high including its pedestal ,it represents a women holding a torch in her raised right hand and a tablet bearing the adoption date of the declaration of independence [July 4, 1776] in her left. The torch ,which measures 29 feet[ 8.8 meters] from the flame tip to the bottom of the handle, is accessible via a 42 foot- [12.8 meter] service ladder inside the arm [ this ascent was open to the public from 1886 to 1996.

FUN FACTS

An ostrich has a brain smaller than its eye.

The human brain [when awake] produces enough electricity to power a 40 watt lightbulb for 24 hours.

In the world’s of snakes, female KING COBRA is the only snake that builds nest.

The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea of the eye. It receives oxygen directly from air.

laughing for 15minutes can burn fat up to 50 calories.

More human twins are being born know than ever before.

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Palicourea elata [Hooker’s lips]

The bright red bits that resemble a Hooker’s bright red lips are bracts, not petals The leaf-like bracts are only in their kissable state for a few days before opening to reveal the little yellow and white flowers within.The Hooker’s lips plant is native to the tropical region of Columbia, Costa Rica, Panama, but due to its popularity with collectors and the deforestation of its natural habitat it`s landed on the endangered list.The flower is commonly known as girlfriend kiss ๐Ÿ˜˜ and labios de puta.

USE; The bark and leaves of P.elata are used in folk medicine for earache, cough and skin irrigation or rashes.