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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...
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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,"...
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Millions of people suffer from kidney and gall stones every year. However, very few are aware that it can be treated naturally by using one of the most common plants you can easily find in your garden - Patharchatta. As the name suggests, "Patharchatta" literally translates to Pathar Chaatna or Remover...
Moti Pishti (aka Mukta Pishti) and Mukta Pishti Bhasma are separate yet similar compounds made up of Pearls calcium. According to Ayurveda, play a great role in cooling the system apart from being a great calcium supplement. It works by balancing Pitta and Kapha doshas. Moti Pishti derives its name from...
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There are numerous herbs described in Ayurvedic science that are specifically very useful for all kinds of skin diseases. In Ayurveda, excess pitta in the body is known to be one of the main reasons for skin diseases. Today I will give you Top 9 powerful herbs for skin, that can...
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  Like many Ayurvedic herbs, Malkangani (Hindi name) has many names and forms - with Celastrus Paniculatus (Botanical name), Intellect Tree/Climbing Staff Tree (English name) and Jyotishmati (Sanskrit name) being the most common ones. This climber shrub is typically found in India, mainly in Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, and Kashmir. Generally, Malkagini's seeds and...
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"When Lord Vishnu manifested himself as Narasimha to protect Prahlada and destroy Hiranyakasyapa, his nails were drenched with poison as he tore the demon's stomach. As a result, Narasimha’s nails were seething with great heat and pain. Goddess Lakshmi, seeing the suffering of Her Lord, plucked some fruits of the Audumber Tree which she happened to find nearby. The...
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In this universe, every plant has a medicinal purpose. - Charaka Khadira's biological roots lie deep in ancient Ayurvedic literature (pun not intended) - having been mentioned by Charaka in "Kashaya Skandha,"  "Kushthagna," and "Udardaprashamana Gana" as well as in "Salsaradi Gana" by Sushruta. It also came to be known in the Vedic periods, Rigveda and Atharveda eras. That's not all....
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Did you know that an ancient Indian Ayurvedic herb has been mentioned in the Bible? Hint: It occurs when Mary of Bethany rubs Jesus’s feet with its ointment. Can you guess what it is? It is Spikenard or Muskroot (English name), which back home goes by the name of Jatamansi (Sanskrit name) or Bhootkeshi (Hindi name). Circling back to its...
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Devadaru is Sanskrit is a name for a medicinal tree which is used for Ayurvedic medication since ages in India. While it’s Botanical name is Cedrus Deodara (thickest known tree of Pinaceae family), it’s also called Himalayan Cedar by layman’s name in English. Origins of its Sanskrit name are explained in 2 words- Dev meaning Divine/ Godly and Daru...