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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...
Udumbara Cluster Fig Benefits Feature Image
"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...
Yashtimadhu Benefits Feature Image
Yashtimadhu is a very widely used herb in Indian Ayurveda and Chinese medicine that derives its name from Yashti meaning “taste” and Madhu meaning “sweet” and is used in the treatment of Vata and Pitta disorders. Its botanical name Glycyrrhiza originates from Greek words glukos meaning “sweet” and rhiza meaning “root”....
Yoga for kidney stones and kidney health Feature Image
  A kidney stone can be one of the most painful experiences of life for anyone suffering from it or it can give no discomfort at all. To clearly understand what I am talking about, we must first look at what a kidney stone is? After we find that out, we can discuss the top asanas in yoga for kidney...