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Most Effective Ayurvedic Herbs To Balance Female Hormones
If you are a woman like me in this day and age, you must be well aware of the everyday health problems we face. It may be PCOD, PCOS, PMS, Thyroid, Hot flashes, Difficulty in conceiving to heavy, painful or irregular menstruation, the root of all these problems is a hormonal...
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      Karpooradi Thailam / Oil, also known as Karpuradi Thailam obtains its name from Kapoor (Camphor) which is its main ingredient. It is an Ayurvedic massage oil by Kerala Ayurveda, used for the treatment of muscle pain and cramps, arthritic joint pain. Its main use is pain relief for...
  Modern-day hair problems are not uncommon. Hair issues like alopecia, pattern baldness, dandruff, hair fall, premature greying of hair are prevalent specially in the urban population of India. Studies show that these issues can have many major reasons such as nutritional deficiencies, stress and depression (causing hormonal imbalance), climatic change, pollution, water contamination and genetics. Ayurveda is thousands of years...
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Akarkara is a herbal plant that has been in use since the 12th century. It was first mentioned by the renowned Vaidh, Sodhal in his work "Sodhal Nighantu" as Alaka which, for all intents and purposes, details useful medicinal plants readily available to us. Known by a plethora of names, Anacyclus Pyrethrum (Scientific name), Akallaka (Sanskrit name), and Pellitory Root / Spanish...
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Let's face it. At some point in our lives, we've all faced trouble falling asleep or had to deal with insomnia. Whether is it over the loss of a loved one, a breakup, financial worries, or family troubles, the reasons for sleeplessness are many. Studies claim that insomnia is the most common sleeping disorder, beating even more troublesome issues, such...
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There's no doubt that growing children experience physical growth and mind-enhancing milestones much more frequently than adults. From improving their motor and language skills to enhancing their cognitive capabilities and ensuring physical endurance, a child's nutrition plays a big part in every stage of development.  Needless to say, exposing children to allopathic medicines to makeup for dietary gaps is neither...
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The Ayurvedic route to great health involves two simple steps: Doing less and being more.” ― Shubhra Krishan   Also known as Chitrakadi Gutika, this wondrous Ayurvedic medicine was first mentioned in the renowned Vedic text, "Charaka Samhita Chikitsa Sthana 15/96-97." Stripped down to its essence, Chitrakadi literally translates to "Digestive Fire" in Sanskrit. So, this medicine is primarily used to treat...
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A lot is spoken about how Ayurveda helps you to lose weight but what about those who wish to gain weight? Surely, their journey is also an uphill task. This is where an ancient Ayurvedic herb, "Vidarikand" can come to their aid. Having been first mentioned in the Vedic text, "Ayurvedic Samhita," this a nutrient-rich herb comes power-packed with...
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Ever wondered how women in the ancient times removed unwanted hair? They used a magical ingredient easily available to us (think: grocery shops) called "Phitkari/Alum." You may have heard of Phitkari being used for water treatment where a pinch of alum is added to water to remove the solid impurities. This is perhaps the most ancient method of purifying...
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Have you ever wondered how people in ancient times treated pain and chronic inflammatory issues? Surely, they must have suffered from joint pain just as much as we do! What if we told you there was a "natural" pain-killer substitute that provided genuine relief from joint pains, that too without any side-effects, would you believe us? This powerhouse of...
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"Ayurveda recommends the use of plant based as well as mineral-based medicines for treating various disease conditions." - Anonymous   If you're looking for a herbal kwatha (decoction) that aids in overall good health and well-being, you've come to the right place. Also known as Arogyavardhini Gutika Rasa, Arogyavardhini Vati is an Ayurvedic medicine formulated by Acharya Nagarjuna. It has been...
Life (ayu) is the combination (samyoga) of body, senses, mind and reincarnating soul. Ayurveda is the most sacred science of life, beneficial to humans both in this world and the world beyond. ― Charaka You must have been offered "Bael ka Sherbet" at some point in your life, especially during the scorching summers. Generally touted to be a "mom' s-favourite,"...