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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 imbalance due to the times we live in...
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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 swelling, inflammation and almost all kinds of body...
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Udwarthanam massage is an Ayurvedic deep tissue massage. It involves rubbing oil and herbal powder on the body in a direction opposite to the direction in which the body hair is growing. The herbal powders are rubbed forcibly on the body. It is one of the most sought after therapies for weight loss. It is in demand, especially in...
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 Chandanasava or Chandanasavam is a potent herbal formula which is used to effectively treat urinary and urogenital disorders. What most people don’t know is that Chandanasava is an Ayurvedic wine preparation. It contains 5-10% of self-generated alcohol. However, it is safe for consumption. Chandana (sandalwood) and Asava (sweetening agent) are the primary ingredients in Chandanasava. Chandana has a cooling...
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Did you know that according to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO), 80% of the population prefers traditional herbal medicine for primary health concerns - for obvious reasons. It's cheaper and safer to use than the antibiotic counterparts. In such a scenario, it becomes imperative to get a better understanding of one of the most useful herbs...
 Chirata is a medicinal herb that grows twice a year up to a height of 4 feet. The plant is cultivated extensively in Bhutan and many mountainous regions of northern India. Ancient Vedic literature carries proof of the various medicinal benefits of this wonder herb. Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani testify to the pharmacological properties of Chirata. Chirata herb is...
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  Bhumi Amla/Bhoomi Amla also known as Phyllanthus Niruri (scientific name), is a tropical plant which grows in all parts of the Indian subcontinent in the rainy season. It can also be found in China, Cuba, Nigeria, Guam, Philippines, West Africa and America. It generally grows wildly without the need for cultivation and is often misunderstood as a weed. Bhumi...
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 Sahacharadi Kashayam, from the popular Kashayam family of Ayurveda, is a proven and effective herbal compound used to relieve pain, especially in the hip and lower back regions. It does this by reducing the stiffness in the entire lower back area, thus relieving the pain.Like Sahacharadi, there are numerous concoctions belonging to the Kashayam group of Ayurvedic medicines. Each one...
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Having its roots in ancient ayurvedic medicine from Kerela, your grandmother's signature Kashayam, Kwath, or Kadha is primarily a water extract or decoction of a single/multiple herbs. Generally, readily-available kitchen spices and herbs like tulsi, ginger, neem, garlic, cinnamon, cloves, long pepper, and pepper are used in preparing this all-powerful liquid extract. Additionally, this classic medicinal form is typically used...
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Dasamoolarishtam is a liquefied Ayurvedic medicine. It can be taken as a tonic to improve overall health and relieve pain. It pacifies vata dosha. An imbalance in vata dosha is considered the main reason for all pains in the human body. It is beneficial for women especially in the postpartum period as it has the ability to work on both the...
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 Saraswatharishtam / Saraswatarishta is a nervine tonic used in Ayurveda for treating psychological and neurological disorders as well as a memory-boosting brain tonic. In addition to these primary Saraswatharishtam uses, this Ayurvedic medicine is also used to address conditions such as immune dysfunction, male reproductive fluid related disorders, menstrual problems, anaemia, diabetes management, cough, dyspepsia and anorexia. As per...
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Bakuchi / Babchi / Bavachi, also known as Psoralea Cordifolia is a plant used for ages in both Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for the treatment of skin diseases such as psoriasis, leukoderma, skin rashes, skin infections and allergies. It is grown in the plane areas of India. The seeds are of this plant are flat, oblong, brownish and kidney-shaped...