The Best Killer Of Your Brain and Creativity: Imitation

Whenever you see a dancer doing Michael Jackson moves, the common review is – “well, the dancer did his best, but MJ will always be MJ”. By imitating someone, you can never achieve more than the person that you are imitating.  [Continue reading]

Ber Fruit: Indian Jujube Uses, Dose, Side Effect, Research

Ber fruit

Ber fruit or Indian Jujube or chinese apple is a Vitamin C rich fruit, used in Ayurveda for treating bleeding disorders, excessive thirst, fever, burning sensation etc. Its seeds possess anti cancer potential.  … [Continue reading]

Charaka Chikitsa 2.4 Puman Jata Baladhika Vajikarana Pada

low libido

The last quarter of Charaka's chapter on sexual health details the right age for intercourse, qualities of semen, causes for lack of sex vigor and low quality semen, definition of Vajikarana, factors contributing to ejaculation etc.   … [Continue reading]

Indian Redwood – Mamsarohini Uses, Dose, Research

Indian redwood medicinal uses

Indian redwood is identified botanically as Soymida febrifuga. It is indicated in IBS, bleeding disorders, anorexia. It is hailed as Rasayana - anti ageing, and is also useful in improving skin complexion.  … [Continue reading]

Charaka Chikitsa 2.3 Mashaparna Bhrutiya Adhyaya

The third quarter of Charaka's chapter on sexual health deals with factors that lead to excitation,  many aphrodisiac recipes with milk, licorice, ghee, honey and sex vigor promoting articles based on season etc. This quarter is called Mashaparna … [Continue reading]

Scabies: Ayurvedic Treatment And Medicines

scabies itch mite - Sarcoptes scabiei

Scabies is a severe itchy and contagious skin disease. Both males and females are equally affected. Its predominant feature is severe and continuous itching. It is a parasitic infestation of the skin, caused by female itch mite -  Sarcoptes scabiei,  … [Continue reading]

Charak Chikitsa 2.2 – Asikta Kshiriya Vajikarana Pada

The second section of Charaka's chapter on aphrodisiac therapy deals with eight recipes for infertility and sexual disorders. Rice is used as main content in many of them. This is second section of second chapter of Charaka Samhita Sutrasthana - … [Continue reading]

Shallaki: Boswellia serrata Uses, Dose, Research, Side Effects

Olibanum, Boswellia serrata

Shallaki - Boswellia serrata is a famous herb used mainly for the treatment of osteo-arthritis and muscular pains. It is widely used as a substitute to modern pain killer medicines. It also possesses promises on cancer treatment.  … [Continue reading]

Charaka Chikitsa 2.1 Samyoga Sharamuliya Vajikarana Pada


The 2nd chapter of Charak Samhita Chikitsa Sthan deals with Vajikarana - aphrodisiac therapy. It has 4 sub chapters. The first one, deals with 15 aphrodisiac recipes, is called Samyoga Sharamuliya Vajikaran Pada.  … [Continue reading]

Charak Chikitsa 1.4 – Ayurved Samutthaneeya Rasayana Pada

sage - Rishi

The fourth quarter of 1st chapter of Charaka Chikitsa Sthana deals with origin of Ayurveda, anti aging recipes with divine herbs, who can undergo rejuvenation (Rasayan) and who cannot, nobility of a doctor etc. This chapter is called Ayurveda … [Continue reading]