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Did you know that people in the U.S. suffer 1 billion colds over a period of just one year? On the other hand, data indicate that adults have an average of 2-3 colds per year, whereas the number is as high as 6-10 colds for children. While the "common flu" cannot be prevented, it can definitely be cured naturally and...
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Get this. One out of every 100 people in the United States suffers from hyperthyroidism, whereas five out of every 100 people suffer from hypothyroidism Plus, data indicates that women are almost 2-10X more likely to develop thyroid than men. What's worse is that in most cases, thyroid transpires due to lifestyle-related causes and not genetic issues (which are...
Mouth-freshener. A natural coolant. A digestive stimulant. A superfood that's in essence, a sweet preserve of rose petals (pun intended). There's no denying that Gulkand's benefits are as diverse as its Ayurvedic and healing properties. Worldwide, it is referred to as a rose petal jam, whereas us desis know it as Gulkand. You must have heard its name when you...
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Did you know that the majority of the body’s mood-boosting hormone - serotonin - is present in the stomach lining and not the head, contrary to popular belief. This is why it is extremely important to take care of your digestive system which not only helps to digest food but is also responsible for cell repair and regeneration. This...
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Did you know that there is one Ayurvedic herb that is present in most, if not all, Ayurvedic medicines with ingredients that can be easily sourced from your kitchen? Yes, you read that right. This all-important and extremely-beneficial herb that we're going to discuss today is called Trikatu or Trikatu Churna as it is commonly known. Loosely translated, Trikatu...
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Mahamanjisthadi Kwath is a liquid-based Ayurvedic medicine that is considered to be a Ram Baan for all kinds of skin issues. In fact, it was mentioned in the ancient Ayurvedic text, "Bhaisajya Ratnavali" which was composed in the 19th century A.D. by Shri Govinda Dasji. Ayurveda indicates that excess Pitta (fire) in the body is to blame unhealthy and dull...
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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...
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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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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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"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...
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