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At the heart of Ayurveda - the mother of all healing - lies an important herb that's been utilized since 1500 BC: "Kalmegh." It's only recently that western medicine has begun to acknowledge the wonders of this powerful herb. Adding to this is the fact that as per Market Research Future (MRFR),...
Gambhari, also known as Gambhar / Kashmari is a medicinal plant that is found natively in the hilly areas of India, Pakistan and Bhutan but is also found in Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. In Ayurveda, all its fruit, leaves, flowers, roots and bark are considered very useful for the...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
Dashmoolarishtam Uses Benefits
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...