Ashoka Remedies: Heavy Periods, White Discharge, Gastritis

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD
The herb Ashoka is popularly used in a variety of gynecological disorders. The word meaning Ashoka is one which helps to relieve the shoka (grief) or sufferings.
Saraca indica Linn is the botanical name. [Continue reading]

Apamarga Achyranthus Aspera Home Remedies: Dysuria, Diabetes

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Chaff tree is used in Ayurveda for the treatment of Urinary calculi, dysuria, abdominal pain, tumors, gall stones, flatulence etc. It is a small herb growing up to a height of 150 - 200 cm. It is known as Apamarga … [Continue reading]

Madar plant-Arka Home Remedies: Joint Pain, Asthma, Cough

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD The plant Madar is well known as Arka in ayurveda. The name Arka symbolizes the deep penetrating and hot potency of the plant. This herb is related to Ravi graha (Sun) as per Indian astrology. It is also … [Continue reading]

Arjuna Home Remedies: Diabetes, Hair Care, Osteoporosis

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Terminalia arjuna is a famous Ayurvedic herb for heart care. It is also used for the treatment of aconitum poisoning.  It is a good source of calcium. Acharya Chakrapanidutta  emphasized its utility in healing … [Continue reading]

5 Ashwagandha Home Remedies: Vigor, Tiredness, Allergy

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Winter cherry - Ashwagandha is a well known Ayurvedic herb. It is also called Indian Ginseng due to its potent rejuvenative and aprhodisiac properties.  … [Continue reading]

Tea Benefits, Remedies For Headache, Vomiting, Eye care

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Leaves of tea plant are the main usable part. Some use the flowers too. Based upon the kind of processing the Tea is named vividly.  … [Continue reading]

Aptopadesha Pramana – Features, Description

By Prof. Vd. Rangaprasad Bhat Aptopadesha is a sort of oral tradition of knowledge which were passed from one generation to another through word of mouth. Ayurveda considers Aptopadesham as the most sacred and important one.   … [Continue reading]

Classification Of Pratyaksha Pramana

By Prof. Vd. Rangaprasad Bhat The pratyaksha jnAna is broadly classified into two types Savikalpa pratyaksha jnAna or bahya jnana Nirvikalpa pratyaksha jnAna or Abhyantara jnana  … [Continue reading]

Anumana Pramana: Types, Description, Ayurveda Examples

By Prof. Vd. Rangaprasad Bhat Anumana pramana is a means of knowledge. Here, the knowledge is acquired through guessing, interpretation and analysis. All Darshanas and Ayurveda accept this Pramana.  … [Continue reading]

Pratyaksha Pramana: Knowledge Perception Through Sense Organs

By Prof. Vd. Rangaprasad Bhat Pratyaksha Pramana is a means of knowledge. Here, knowledge is acquired by direct Knowledge Perception Through Sense Organs.  … [Continue reading]