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Kottamchukkadi Thailam Featured Image
  Kottamchakkadi Thailam / Oil is named after its main ingredient Kottam (Saussurea Lappa) which has a strong anti-inflammatory effect. This Ayurvedic oil preparation is taken from the text Sahasrayogam which is a popular book on keraliya ayurvedic treatment.   Uses and Benefits of Kottamchukkadi Thailam: Kottamchakkadi thailam is used for treated all kinds of vata disorders like muscular pain, arthritis, neuromuscular...
Ayurvedic Remedies For Constipation Feature Image
  Constipation is one of the most common ailments in modern life. With the advent of junk food, aerated drinks, over salty food and a lifestyle of eating out, little activity, smoking, and alcohol consumption, constipation is a common consequence. We tend to see chronic constipation as just a small issue which can be resolved quickly by popping a few...
Top 7 Yoga Pose For Balancing Kapha Dosha
  Kapha Dosha is one of the primary tridoshas that make up the constitution of our body. I have previously written a detailed post describing what Kapha Dosha comprises so you can read it if you need more details. The seat of kapha dosha is the chest. Aggravated kapha is generally manifested in the chest area and causes illnesses related...
Ghee Golden Elixir Of Healthy Life Featured Image
 In Ayurvedic Philosophy, Ghee (popularly known as Clarified Butter in the west) is indispensable towards maintaining a healthy living. If you study deeper into Ayurveda, ghee appears almost everywhere which clues on its importance. Not only that, but It also appears a lot in all ancient Indian cooking methods as a foundation stone. Today we delve deeper into what...
Arjuna Herb comes from Arjun Tree which is also known by names Terminalia Arjuna (botanical name), White Marudah (English name), Arjun(Hindi name). Arjun Tree is considered a boon for cardiovascular health in Ayurveda and has been used in ancient India for more than 1000 years. The bark of Arjuna Tree also popularly known as Arjuna Chaal (means skin in...
Everything You Need To Know About Chamomile Tea
Recently one of my friends quit smoking. It was the hardest things he ever had to do.. and one of the most difficult parts of quitting smoking was severe anxiety and irritability. I started looking on the internet to find a solution that could help him with the withdrawal symptoms when I discovered Chamomile Tea. I thought I would...
Yoga For Acne And Pimples Featured Image
 All of us, at some point in our lives, have faced the problem of acne and pimples. Some people are more prone to these problems while others are less. There are many reasons for ane and pimples breakouts, but few main reasons stress, hormonal changes and increased pitta dosha (heat) in the body. In one of my previous posts,...
Kapha Body Type Feature Image
 In this post, I will discuss in details what Kapha Dosha is and Kapha Body Type Characteristics. If you are reading about Ayurvedic body types for the first time, I suggest reading the first article in this series which gives a brief about Ayurvedic classifications of body types and doshas. What is Kapha Dosha? Kapha is the energy that forms the...
Pitta Body Type Characteristics Feature Image
In this post, I will discuss in details what Pitta Dosha is and Pitta Body Type Characteristics. If you are reading about Ayurvedic body types for the first time, I suggest reading the first article in this series which gives a brief about Ayurvedic classifications of body types and doshas. What is Pitta Dosha? Pitta is the energy of fire, heating,...
Amalki Rasayan Uses Benefits and Side Effects Feature Image
Amalki Rasayan is a classical ancient Ayurvedic medicine which has numerous health benefits due to its inherent rejuvenating nature. The preparation is beneficial for brain, eyes, heart, stomach, liver, skin and hair. It improves the functions and health of these organs.