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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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A lot is spoken about how Ayurveda helps you to lose weight but what about those who wish to gain weight? Surely, their journey is also an uphill task. This is where an ancient Ayurvedic herb, "Vidarikand" can come to their aid. Having been first mentioned in the Vedic text, "Ayurvedic Samhita," this a nutrient-rich herb comes power-packed with...
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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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Have you ever wondered how people in ancient times treated pain and chronic inflammatory issues? Surely, they must have suffered from joint pain just as much as we do! What if we told you there was a "natural" pain-killer substitute that provided genuine relief from joint pains, that too without any side-effects, would you believe us? This powerhouse of...
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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...