Found 27 Questions for Home Science

What is a fertilizer? Is the use of chemical fertilizer beneficial or harmful?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
A fertilizer is basically a chemical or natural substance that is added to the soil or land in order to increase its fertility and get more yield of the crops and also fastens the pace of growth of the crops.Natural fertilizers are those which we can obtain naturally such as cow dung, where chemical fertilizers are are those fertilizers that have to be made using chemical substances and then used on the plant.Let us discuss the effects of using chemical fertilizers over natural fertilizers and whether it is beneficial or not.Chemical FertilizersChemical fertilizers are high in nutrients content such as ... Read More

How cow dung is useful for agriculture?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
Human beings started to cultivate the land almost 6000 years before Christ. With the birth of agriculture in the world, the man has started to use bovines such as cow dung for the work in the fields. After using these manure materials for a period of time then they had eventually discovered that the nutrients and the minerals that are present in the cow manure are very good and essential for the enriching of the soil. Since the birth of human civilization, cow dung has been used as a natural fertilizer.CharacteristicsWhen the cow dung was being mixed into the soil ... Read More

Have you ever tried to cook something that ended up a disaster?

Hansika Rani
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
This has happened when I was in my Senior Intermediate (plus 2). My parents had to attend a wedding. I could not go with them as I had a test the next day and wanted to study.My mom was in a hurry as they were already getting late. She could not cook anything for me. She said, "Shall I order something for you on Swiggy". I was not in a mood to eat anything. I said "I will make Maggi for myself, don't worry about me. You go".I have not prepared Maggi till that time. I bet even a small ... Read More

Explain some of the basic types of chemical Reaction?

Siddhu K
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
These are the 5 basic types of chemical reaction.Combination or Synthesis Reaction.Decomposition Reaction.Displacement or Replacement Reaction.Acid-Base Reactions andCombustion Reaction.

What are some benefits of Nutmeg?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Nutmeg is a popular spice used across the world for its dominant flavor and taste. Apart from imparting a great flavor to the cuisine, it has many health and benefits. This spice has been used thousands of years, primarily for its health benefits. This generation is not aware of the health benefits imparted by this wonderful spice.Let us discuss the benefits of using Nutmeg in our cuisines:Brain TonicNutmeg consists of a natural organic compound that is known as Myristicin that inhibits a brain enzyme that contributes to neurodegenerative disease Alzheimer’s. Nutmeg’s anti-inflammatory properties along with the protective effects can be ... Read More

What are the medicinal benefits of marigold flower?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
It has been shown in the experimental cases of both animal and the human hypothesis that Marigold consists of dozens of active chemicals, which make it a natural cytotoxic herb. There are many medicinal benefits of the Marigold flower.Lowers Inflammation and Free Radical DamageExtracts that have been taken from the flower show a property to lower the C-reactive protein and cytokine levels in the body and guard the cells against being damaged by free radicals. This is one of the most basic causes of cell deterioration and aging. The Marigold flower not only controls the oxidative damage that is provoked ... Read More

How does the water inside a clay pot get cold?

Divya Agarwal
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
A glass of water from the freezer can never beat the satisfaction of drinking water from an earthen pot. We Indians especially believe in this statement, which even I feel is very true.The water inside the clay pot is cool due to the evaporation process. The clay pot has tiny pores in the surface and water gets evaporated very quickly through these pores. Due to this evaporation process, the heat of the water inside the pot is lost, which lowers the temperature of the water. This is how we get cool water from the earthen pot which is just at ... Read More

What are the procedures to make Fondant Cakes?

Divya Agarwal
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Many of us love cakes and out of them, a few ones love to bake it as well. Baking cake and decorating it one of the very common habits among people. Fondant cakes are those ones in which, fondant which is an icing-like substance are used to decorate or sculpt pastries. It is quite easy to make and try new fondant.Let's look at the procedure today to make the fondant cakes:Ingredients0.70 oz (20 g) powdered gelatine + ⅕ cup (50 ml) cold water3.3 oz (100 g) fructose + 1½ tbsp (20 ml) water1 tbsp glycerine30.4 oz (900 g) powdered sugarProcedureMix ... Read More

Which Indian dish should you try this week?

Divya Agarwal
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
I like south Indian Dish "Bisi Bele Bath". I used to eat this when I stayed in Banglore. This is a typical Kannada dish and it is available even in small Udipi hotels in Karnataka. After coming back from Banglore, I have not eaten it again.This Sunday, I have decided to make Bisi Bele bath at home and enjoy. I always follow recipes on Hebbar's kitchen in youtube. I saw the recipe and kept all the ingredients ready.I started preparing it and soon the entire house is filled with the aroma of Bisi Bele Bath. My husband came running to ... Read More

What are some tips to decorate a penthouse?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
A penthouse is synonymous with luxury. It is not everyone’s cup of tea to decorate a penthouse. However, if one is bent upon a perfect decoration, it cannot be a big challenge either.Factors To Keep In MindAge of inhabitants livingNumber of inhabitants livingOccupation of inhabitantsPurpose (Meetings of office or only family)Any other specific requirements and desiresOnce these are clear, one can start decorating their Penthouse keeping the following tips in mind:If you are a decoration Nazi or an Antique lover, always choose beautifully crafted materials and show-pieces for the decoration of your penthouse.If you are a family of small kids, ... Read More
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