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NOSE CONGESTION: The Green way out of it..!!

Nose Congestion
Easy Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Nasal Congestion A stuffy or running nose is a common sight in the early mornings and in the winter seasons. Your nasal passage can get blocked due to common cold, influenza or an allergic reaction. They can at times be a sign of sinus infection also. When you develop a cold or an allergy, the...

Ayurvedic remedies to prevent allergic dry coughs

Allergic dry coughs
Allergic dry coughs can be annoying. They can cause worry to both you and the ones around you and, it is hard to get off. Dust smoke particles in the atmosphere, pollen or smell of some flowers, chemical irritants, Intestinal worms are some of the causes which lead to allergic dry cough. It is often accompanied by breathing difficulty, low...

HONEY: MORE THAN JUST FLAVOUR

honey
Honey is often associated with taste, but, in Ayurveda, it is also considered as something that has a long medicinal history. There are a few ailments honey will help you through. The following are the cases when honey can be used as a proper Ayurvedic medicine. INDIGESTION Digestion is an important process in the human body. As, honey helps in...

THE AYURVEDIC RELIEF FOR MIGRAINE

Migraine
Migraine is definitely not something that makes you smile. Termed as Ardha Bedhak in Ayurveda, it is a terrible headache which occurs mostly on one side of the head. As the intensity of the pain increases with every passing hour, migraine makes you feel really sick and, for making things even worse, it is sometimes accompanied by nausea, a sense...

AVOIDING PRE-MENSTRUAL BLUES, THE AYURVEDA WAY

PRE-MENSTRUAL BLUES
Pre-menstrual syndrome or (PMS) is not a strange condition among women. It is a group of emotional and physical symptoms that they experience one to two weeks before their menstrual cycle.  For most of the women, PMS is not a cause of concern as they do not experience any significant changes in their body, but for some, it is really...

TIME TO SAY YES TO AYURVEDIC TOOTH PASTE AND TOOTH POWDER

ayurvedic tooth paste
Have you ever imagined starting a day without brushing your teeth? It is quite unthinkable, given the assured consquence of the day turning out to be a tragedy. In other words, toothpastes and brushes are integral component for starting a day with a positive attitude. Latest studies show that, Ayurvedic tooth powder, Ayurvedic tooth paste and Ayurvedic mouthwash are much...

Circadian Rhythms: The Rhythms of Life

circadian rhythm
Ayurveda and nature form a key partnership in maintaining proper balance, order and intelligence in the human body because even the slightest health disruption may affect our natural rhythms.  This is when we should know more about the Circadian rhythms and its role in the proper functioning of the human body. Circadian rhythms, is the body cycle that tells our...

Cure for indigestion in Ayurveda

Cure for indigestion in Ayurveda
Ayurveda is a total cure system that approaches the health of the patient in a holistic manner. For a practitioner of Ayurveda, nothing in human body happens without a reason and all that happens in the body is related to something else. For example, take the case of digestion. It is one of the most important processes happening in human body....

Countering the menace of stiff neck

neck stiffness
Stiff neck is the most common lifestyle ailment in modern times. Sedentary working conditions have caught up with the body, as is seen through ailments like this. Extended hours in front of computer or using too much of mobile phones or even spending too much time at desk jobs can lead to this situation. Of late, stiff neck has become...

Ayurveda during pregnancy

Ayurveda during pregnancy
Pregnancy is a delicate phase in the life of every one. This is when the body goes through drastic changes, just as the mind does. This period has to be handled with extreme caution and utmost care. Medical issues that come up during pregnancy should be treated without any delay. One of the most common medical complaints during pregnancy is...

Ayurveda Health tips for Monsoon

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Monsoon brings relief from a harsh summer, but it is also the season that can cause many illnesses. Ayurveda treats monsoon as an important period to take extra care about body. This includes special treatment and specialised diets and habits just for the season. During monsoon, ‘vata’ is most affected as it shoots up and there will be a mild...

Ayurveda for Cervical spondylosis

Ayurveda treatment for cervical spondylosis
Cervical spondylosis is a degenerative condition of the vertebral column. It is also known as cervical osteoarthritis or neck arthritis. This is a common, age-related condition that affects the joints and discs in the neck. This is caused by the extensive damages to the cartilage and bones in the cervical spine, which happens as one age. Cervical spondylosis can be...

Six health benefits of Capsicum

health benefits of Capsicum
Capsicum is what we call hot peppers. This is usually used to spice up our dishes, and to add that extra zing to flavours. But not many know that capsicum or peppers have many unique medicinal qualities. It can be an effective medicine for diabetes, pain and even cancer, according to some modern medical studies. It has been proved that...

How to fight back Laryngitis

Ways to counter laryngitis
Nothing can be more irritating than waking up to a sour throat and creaky voice. It could spoil your day. If left unattended to, it could cause some serious damage. Because loss of voice or creaky voice could mean an infection of laryngitis. Laryngitis is the condition of vocal chords or larynx being swollen. Most often this is caused by...

Ayruveda in stress management

Ayurveda treatment for stress management
Stress and depression are natural for the modern lifestyle. Treatment of depression is a specialised wing in allopathy, thanks to the exponential increase in the number of cases. But another issue that haunts the medical scene is that most of the medicines used in the treatment of depression are found to have strong side effects. As it is with most...

Different treatment for Bronchial Asthma

Panchakarma treatment for Bronchial Asthma
As mentioned in the previous article, Ayurveda has listed five type of svasa roga or respiratory ailments. Out of them, ksudra svasa is the mildest and is curable mild asthma attack. Tamaka svasa is the next stage, which is harder to cure. The remaining three types - maha svasa, urdhva svasa, and chinna svasa - are more severe forms of...

Ayurveda to counter Bronchial Asthma

Ayurveda cure for Bronchial Asthma
Ayurveda has got elaborate mentions about respiratory distress or dyspnea. As much as five varieties have been as Svasa Roga, out of which Tamaka Svasa corresponds to chronic persistent bronchial asthma. In comparison to other four - maha svasa, urdhva svasa, chinna svasa and ksudra svasa – tamaka svasa is considered to be the only type which can be controlled...

Ways to fight back Summer

how to stay cool in summer
Summer is always the harshest of the seasons. Of late, summer has become more intense, thanks to the global changes in climate. So, it is now up to us to resort to ways to keep ourselves healthy and safe as the mercury climbs. Summer is associated with Pitta dosha of the body, according to Ayurveda. Aggravation of pitta can be...

Dealing with Rheumatoid Arthritis

rheumatoid arthritis_ayurvedic diet
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic and progressive disease, involving many systems in the body. Ayurveda has got an elaborate treatment protocol for RA, in which diet is the most important as Panchakarma and medicines. Since RA is a chronic disease, the dietary restrictions and treatment are planned for a longer period. RA will cause distress to the cells that...

Get Cured of Knee and Joint Pains in 5 Days

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There are some things in life that we cannot stop. One is age and all the discomforts that come with age. Pain in the joints is a natural sign of ageing of the human body. This is a serious issue that demands immediate attention. These pains are just indicators, not the real cause, of the possible weaknesses that the body...

Treating Psoriasis through Ayurveda

panchakarma_treatment to cure psoriasis
Ayurveda says that unhealthy, disordered and improper food habits along with unhealthy lifestyle vitiate the blood and whole system of the body. The corruption in blood manifests through diseases affecting skin like psoriasis and eczema. Psoriasis is a non-contagious common skin condition. It accelerates skin cell reproduction, leading to red, dry patches of thickened skin. This will eventually lead to...

Fight back ills of Summer

Tips to counter summer
Summer is all about dehydration, sweating, skin rashes, sunburns, irritation and lethargy. These are days when one feels like doing nothing and just lie around. But the sad part is that summer is not just all these. Summer also means, acne, diarrhoea, excessive body heat, cough and cold, constipation, acidity, gastroenteritis, food poisoning with vomiting and heat stroke. It is...

The Magic of Moringa

Health benefits of Moringa
Ever heard about a tree with amazing medicinal capacities of curing more than 300 diseases, including cancer and diabetes? This is not a legend and neither is it some exotic tree. It is Moringa that we all have seen around us. Right from early ages, Moringa has been acknowledged as the richest source of proteins, iron, vitamin C, potassium as...

Countering the heat, Ayurvedically

dehydration prevention using herbal water
Summer is going to be harsh. It is just a beginning. So, one of the main issues that you need to be alerted against is dehydration. It has been noticed that even if you drink plenty of water, you feel tired on a hot, sultry day, isn’t it? This is because dehydration has already set in and started affecting your...

Ayurveda at Home

ayurveda home remedy for curing asthma
Ayurveda is all about the world around you. It betters the whole being, works on the environment and makes the best use of the available natural resources around you. That is what makes Ayurveda stand out from other treatment systems. Over the ages, Ayurveda has systematised the traditional knowledge about home remedies. It makes uses of anything that is easily...

Preventing Bad Breath

simple and effective ways to prevent bad breath
Bad breath can spoil many relations and end up people in embarrassing situations. Bad breath, also called halitosis, can make social life difficult, cause anxiety, and bring down the confidence level and self-esteem. It can happen at any age. The most common reason for bad breath is the buildup of bacteria in the mouth that break down food particles. This...

Home Remedies for Back Ache

backache-remedy-oil massage
Backache is a common ailment in the modern times. This is mostly due to the sedentary lifestyle and the work involving too much of sitting in chairs. The present lifestyle gives little or no chance for physical activities.These backaches can be put under control to a great extent by home remedies. But acute and chronic back aches require consultation of...

Natural Remedies for Toenail Fungus

Natural Remedies for Toenail Fungus
Toenail fungus could be a major irritant, as the infection gets in through cracks in the nail or cuts in the skin. It often leads to discoloration or thickening of the toenail. In acute cases, the infection can also cause pain. Common Reasons behind Toenail Fungus The main reason for toenail fungus is dampness of the toe, caused mostly by...

Preparing for the Summer

Seven tips to stay cool in Summer
As per calendar, we are still in winter. Or at the last leg of winter. But the reality is that we have already felt the pinch of a harsh summer. The changes in geographical and temperature situations have altered the natural order of affairs. So it is pertinent to prepare yourself for the impending summer, which by all indications, is...

Health and Beauty Benefits of Pomegranate

ayurveda_beauty benefits of pomegranate
Pomegranate, a super seedy thick-skinned fruit, has been used from the old times for its various health benefits. It is believed to be originated in Iran and the name of this fruit has been derived from the French word ‘pomegranate’, which means seeded apple. Other than being a food source, this fruit is also famous for its medicinal values. In...

Ayurveda Detoxification Treatment

ayurveda detoxification treatment_ayuravani
Ayurveda believes that human body accrues toxins as it moves on. The key is not to restrict this process, which is natural but resort to the natural way to clean up the body by purging the toxins. Is there a complete detoxification programme available in Ayurveda? Yes, there is. Ayurveda has a system that works on regular internal cleansing to...

Remedies for Obesity, the Ayurveda way

reduce obesity naturally through ayurveda
Obesity is mostly seen as a modern lifestyle-induced ailment. But interestingly, Ayurveda has the most effective treatment for obesity, demonstrating how adaptive this ancient science is. For Ayurveda, obesity is Medarog. It is also mentioned in the scriptures that Medarog is caused by the aggravation of Kapha, which is dense, heavy, slow, sticky, wet and cold in nature. Kapha provides...

How to cure dandruff permanently?

how to counter dandruff
Dandruff is a common skin disorder but can be very irritant and highly infectious. Ayurveda, being the science of body, offers a spectrum of solutions that are close to Nature and prepares the body to respond positively to it. This article explains how. What is dandruff? Dandruff is a skin disorder that affects the scalp, that causes the skin to...

Why Ayurveda?

Why Ayurveda is important
Ayurveda is the science of life, which is closely related to the body and its clock. This article explains how it is linked to the intricate body clock and how the body can be prepared to face the challenges of the day through Ayurveda. What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda is the science of life, literally. Ayur is life and Veda is...