Ashwagandharishtam Uses Benefits Ingredients Dosage Side Effects Feature Image
 ‘Ashwagandha’ or Withania Somnifera is a very popular Ayurvedic herb that has also gained favour in the Western world for its ‘adaptogenic’ qualities. This root and leaves of the plant have been used in Ayurveda for thousands of years as a ‘rejuvenative’ that helps the body deal with physiological and psychological stress by adapting to your body’s needs. Ashwagandha has...
Vilwadi Lehyam Uses Benefits Dosage Ingredients Side Effects Feature Image
  Vilwadi Lehyam is an Ayurvedic preparation by Kerala Ayurveda, which is mainly indicated for the treatment of bowel and digestion related health issues. It is named after its main ingredient Vilwamula (Aegle Marmelos) also known as Bael Root which is a great herb especially known for its benefits for stomach related issues like constipation, peptic ulcers, intestinal worms infestation...
Ayurvedic Herbs For Arthritis and Joint Pain Feature Image
One of the most common diseases of old age is Arthritis. There are two forms of this disease called Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis respectively, the most common form being Osteoarthritis. In this condition, the joints become inflamed, stiff and painful to the point that the patient finds it extremely difficult to do day to day activities like climbing stairs,...
What is Uric Acid And How To Control It With Ayurveda Feature Image
What is Uric Acid? Uric Acid is a byproduct of our body’s digestion process. When food gets digested, the body produces many waste chemical substances like urea, uric acid and other salts which get eliminated with urine. Uric acid is produced specially by the digestion of purines which is a colourless organic compound that is crystalline in nature. Purine is...
Punarnavadi Kashyam Feature Image
  Punarnavadi Kashayam is a classical Ayurvedic formulation indicated in liver conditions, respiratory disorders, kidney problems, skin diseases, intestinal diseases and hypothyroidism. It is a decoction of herbs in liquid form. There are other similar preparations as in Punarnavashtaka kashaya and Punarnavashtak kwath which also have a similar action.Punarnavadi Kashayam Properties  Anti-Inflammatory: Reduces inflammation. Diuretic - Eliminates water from the...
Anu Thailam Uses Benefits Ingredients Dosage Side Effects
  Anu Thailam is an Ayurvedic oil used primarily in Nasya Ayurvedic treatment. It is used specifically for curing ear, nose, throat, eyes, face, head, brain and neck diseases.Anu Thailam Uses   Anu Oil is not taken orally or topically rather, it is inserted into the nose depending on the dosage recommended by the physician according to the health problem. This is...
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...
Vitex Negundu - Nirgundi Health Benefits
Nirgundi (Scientific Name: Vitex Negundo), also known as Five-Leaved Chaste is a herb with extraordinary pain relief properties. It’s benefits and properties and described in the Ayurvedic text ‘Charaka Samhita’. It is found all over the world and the appearance is quite similar to holy basil (Tulsi). Various parts of the plant like its leaves, bark, roots, seeds and...
Draksharishta Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, Ingredients Feature Image
Draksharishta is an Ayurvedic formulation which is prescribed mainly for respiratory disorders as well as digestion and stomach related disorders. Any Ayurvedic formulation which consists of the word “rishta” at the end, has alcohol has its base. It contains 5-10% self-generated alcohol which helps deliver water and alcohol soluble herbs to different parts of the body.Nutrition   It contains many powerful...
Horse Gram Health Benefits and Nutrition Feature Image
Horse Gram also known as Kulth or Muthira in Hindi or Kollu in Tamil, is a variety of pulse found all over India. It is also grown in some areas of Sri Lanka, Malaysia and the West Indies. The scientific name of horse gram is Macrotyloma Uniflorum. It is known as horse gram because, in older times, it was...