The liver is one of the most important organs of our body. It is an organ that has the extraordinary ability to regenerate itself. Chronic injury to the liver leads to the malfunction and deterioration of the organ. Healthy tissues of the liver get replaced by scar tissues and this restricts the blood flowing through […]
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According to ayurveda, cirrhosis is caused by highly damaged Vata. This is a disease that affects one of the most important organs of our body – the liver. The liver performs various vital functions such as production of bile, elimination of wastes from the body, production of urea, filtration of harmful substances from the blood, […]
The ancient system of ayurveda is believed to have begun nearly 5000 years ago in the Indian subcontinent. Over the years, it has developed extensively and has found many followers worldwide. While in Indian, there are many believers of the power of ayurveda, in the western world, it is considered as alternative medicine.
Ayurveda is known […]
Ayurveda is believed to have originated in the Indian subcontinent nearly 5000 years ago. It is a system of traditional medicine that is fast becoming popular all over the world. Ayurveda lays emphasis on healthy living. In order to keep illness at bay, ayurveda stresses on hygiene, yoga, exercise and herbal preparations. And in order […]
According to ayurveda, the amount of sleep you need depends on your mind-body constitution or body type. People with Kapha constitution need the most sleep - about eight or nine hours in order to feel rested. Pittas are next, with a need of seven to eight hours. Vatas can manage with six to seven hours […]
There are various factors that affect the sleep. The more active one is, the healthier a person is, the better they sleep.
The evidence for the direct effects of food on sleep tends to be fairly meager. On should try and have dinner as early as possible and should not sleep immediately after it. Dinner should […]
Asavam and Arishtam
Either decoction/ aqueous extract or fresh juice is made from the crude herb to which nutrients/ sweetners such as sugars like jaggery, honey or sugar, singly or wholly are added. To the resulting solution certain fermenting aids like Dhataki pusha etc and prakshepa choorna are mixed and kept […]
The ingredients are collected, identified properly then cleaned and dried. Each of the ingredients is pulverised separately and homogenously mixed together as per the formula. These powders are used directly or with additives or used for making decoction according to the condition of patients and diseases.
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Obesity is the excess amount of body fat. According to Ayurveda, there are basic elements in the human body known as the seven dhatus. These are present in human body in particular proportions and any change in their equilibrium leads to diseases. In obese persons, meda (fat) is nourished excessively, while other dhatus get malnourished […]
Ayurvedic medicine, a traditional way of Indian healing system believes that all the activities are combination of both physic and physical factors and that any illness including memory disorders too involves both of these aspects. Hence it deals with both while treating the same.
Memory is the capacity to retain and then recollect the information about […]