Understanding Blood Functions, Vitiation And Treatment As Per Ayurveda

Principles and practice of Ayurveda is extraordinary due to its unexplored facts and unimaginable deep insights of ancient seers. Blood, being the essential life giving liquid tissue, is understood in many ways in modern medicine. Its structural and functional entities are dealt in great depth in thousands of pages in the text books of Physiology and Anatomy of modern science. Still, we should understand that much can be evolved if Ayurvedic understanding of blood is analyzed in scientific platform. Here are few such hidden and unexplored facts of blood-‘Jeeva Rakta’. [Continue reading]

Chitrakadi Vati Vs Ajamodadi Churna – A comparison

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Chitrakadi Vati and Ajmodadi churna contain quite a number of common ingredients. However, they are used for completely different purposes. Let us find out the differences between these two Ayurvedic medicines. … [Continue reading]

How Ayurveda Originated? Detailed Explanation [Video]

Lord Brahma

As per the traditional Ayurvedic text books - Charaka Samhita and Ashtanga Hrudaya, Ayurveda Originated from Lord Brahma, the Hindu Diety representing the supreme knowledge. Lord Brahma is hailed as the creator of the Universe.  … [Continue reading]

Essence And Purpose Of Ayurveda – Charaka Sutrasthana 30

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This chapter explains about the purpose of Ayurveda - the science of life, its eight branches, scope of Ayurvda, synonyms, how this science of life should be studied,  importance of heart, Ojas, Different sections and chapters of Charaka Samhita etc. … [Continue reading]

10 Abodes Of Life – Charaka Samhita Sutrasthana 29

good and bad doctor

The 29th chapter of Charaka Samhita Sutrasthana is called Dasha Praana Aayataneeya Adhyaya – 10 abodes of life. It explains about 10 vital places where life is situated in the body, qualities of good and bad physician.  … [Continue reading]

How To Appreciate The Healing Process? A Simple Method

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Sometimes we are so hard on ourselves that we concentrate more on our illness symptoms and we forget about feeling and appreciating the healing process. Turning our concentration towards healing process makes life all the more enjoyable. … [Continue reading]

Process Of Digestion, How Food Causes Disease – Charaka Sutrasthana 28

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28th chapter of Charaka explains how different types of foods undergo digestion, how they nourish different body tissues, how wholesome diet and regimen causes health and unwholesomeness causes disease and so on. The chapter name is Vividha Ashita … [Continue reading]

Sesame Oil, Coconut Oil, Castor Oil, Mustard Oil – Comparison

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In traditional Ayurvedic text books, we find a lot of medicated oils. All such herbal oils (Taila) are prepared with the base of sesame oil. Whenever oil (taila) is referred, in a Sanskrit verse of a formula, by default, sesame oil is taken. This … [Continue reading]

Hoarse Voice Causes, Ayurvedic Treatment, Home Remedies

hoarse voice - Ayurveda

Hoarse voice is a repeated complaint in few of the individuals. It may last from few hours to few days. Most of the time it is reversible with simple home remedies. But during the complaint it disturbs the routine activities especially with those who … [Continue reading]

Classification Of Foods And Drinks – Charaka Sahmita Sutrasthana 27

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The 27th chapter of Charaka Samhita Sutrasthana is called as Annapana Vidhi Adhyaya. It explains in detail about fruits, milk and dairy products, various types, qualities and benefits of vegetables, oils, grains, pulses, wines, meat, waters, … [Continue reading]