6 Caraway Seed Remedies For Alopecia, Vomiting, Headache

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD
Krishna jeeraka  (Botanical name- Carum carvi (Linn.) is commonly known as Caraway,  Kala Jira or  Sha jeera. This is  well known anti-helminthic spice. Caraway seeds are rich in essential oils (Carvone, lilmonene, germacrence –D)  triacylglycerols, sterols, petroselinic acid etc.  [Continue reading]

3 Lady Finger Remedies For Diabetes, Head Lice, Burn Wounds

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Lady finger or Okra is a well known vegetable. It balances Pitta and Vata Dosha and is a coolant. Ladies finger is usually contra indicated cold, cough, low digestion strength etc.  … [Continue reading]

6 Baking Soda Remedies For Acidity, Insect Bite, Deodorant

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Baking soda is Sodium bicarbonate, also called soda carb. It helps to keep our refrigerators odor-free, used used for cleaning and removing stains too. Being an antibacterial agent, it helps to kill the bacteria … [Continue reading]

6 Butter Remedies For Cracked Lips, Sex Power, Voice Hoarseness

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Butter is the queen of fats. It is appreciated well as a rich source of vitamins A, D, E, and K which needed for good functioning of both body and mind.  … [Continue reading]

7 Curry Leaves Remedies For Grey Hairs, Motion Sickness, Obesity

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Curry leaves or Kadi Patta is the natural flavouring agent with many health benefits. This makes the food both healthy and tasty along with pleasing aroma.  … [Continue reading]

5 Dates Fruit Remedies: Milkshake, Laddu For Energy, Stamina

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Dates (Phoenix dactylifera) fruit is the well known dry fruit. Date fruits are rich in iron. They are also a good sources of potassium, protein, dietary fiber, calcium, vitamins B, A and C. Other than these dates … [Continue reading]

6 Camphor Remedies: Head Lice, Asthma, Headache, Joint Pains

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Camphor is originally obtained from the plant Cinnamomum camphora, also called Paccha Karpoora. But it is also produced synthetically. For oral consumption and for usage as medicine or remedies, naturally … [Continue reading]

6 Soapnut (Reetha) Remedies For Menstrual Pain, Eczema

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Soapnut (Sapindus latifolia) is an age old seed which was used as a substitute to soap. The alkaline nature of this fruit made them to take benefit as a detergent. It is known as Arishtaka in Sanskrit which means … [Continue reading]

7 Table Salt Remedies For Sore Throat, Heel Pain, Toothache

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Ayurveda prescribes Saindhava lavana (rock salt) for daily usage in cooking. But sea salt or table salt is commonly seen in cooking these days. Both these salts have their own specific health benefits.  … [Continue reading]

6 Mustard Remedies For Cold, Headache, Tonsillitis, Nose Polyps

By Click to consult Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Mustard is a well known culinary substance appreciated due to its specific odour and carminative effect.This is a compulsory item in almost all sambhar powder, masala powder, pickle and even while … [Continue reading]