Generally the treatments in Ayurveda are divided in to two:-
Abhyantara chikitsa – which include internal medications (Shamana Chikitsa) and purification (Shodhana Chikitsa).
Bahyachikitsa – which includes external procedures like Sarvanga Abhyangam(massage), BhashRead more
Can 21st century cardiac care become more holistic? Today heart patients are required to take modern drugs like beta blockers, statins, blood thinners and diuretics for life. These drugs do have side effects. Can a new treatment regime be developed that uses modern drugs only in limited cases, buRead more
Ayurveda believes that the lifestyle diseases are not restricted to particular organ or organ system. They are called so because these diseases are the outcome of sedentary and inactive lifestyle. Wrong eating habits, craving for unhealthy food and irregular sleep pattern are the major reasons foRead more
The rains during monsoon season are thought to make one feel spell-bound and so are a host of diseases. It is usually said to start from June 5th and lasts till August. This Ayurvedic process is intended for body-mind detoxification as well as beautification thus rejuvenating the whole body throuRead more
Triphala is a combination of three fruits: Haritaki (Harada), Bibhitaki (Bihara) and Amalaki (Amla). Constipation is a condition whereby the stools become difficult to pass (Hardened stools). In constipation vata’s (one among the three humors in Ayurveda) cold and dry qualities disturb theRead more
The spice turmeric, which is derived from the root of the plant Curcuma longa, has been described as a treatment for diabetes in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. The most active component of turmeric, curcumin, has caught scientific attention as a potential therapeutic agent in experimeRead more