Charaka Samhita Chikitsa Sthana 14 – Arsha Chikitsa

14th chapter of Charaka Samhita Chikitsa Sthana is Arsha Chikitsa, explains in detail about causes, types, signs and symptoms and treatment of hemorrhoids. [Continue reading]

Jayanti – Sesbania sesban Uses, Research, Dose, Medicines

Sesbania sesban bush, dien dien yellow flower

Jayanti - Sesbania sesban clears throat, useful in treating cervical lymphadenopathy and Vata imbalance disorders. On external application, seed paste has anti inflammatory properties and controls oil secretion.  … [Continue reading]

Agastya – Sesbania grandiflora Uses, Research, Side Effects

Sesbania grandiflora

Agastya - Sesbania grandiflora is used in the treatment of night-blindness, headache, fever, rhinitis etc. Its flowers are used in cooking in some parts of India and Thailand.  … [Continue reading]

Obsessive compulsive disorder: Ayurvedic Treatment, Tips


Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) means multiple repetition of a particular behavior.  For example, repeatedly washing hands, repeatedly checking if the door is locked, repeatedly checking if the car is locked properly etc.  … [Continue reading]

Charaka Udara Roga Chikitsa – 13th Chapter

13th Chapter of Charaka Samhita Chikitsa Sthana deals with treatment of Udara. The disease Udara encompasses many diseases including ascites, intestinal obstruction, gaseous distension of abdomen etc.  … [Continue reading]

Warts: Ayurvedic Treatment, Remedies, Prevention Tips

HPV types

Warts are the simple, non-malignant growths, usually caused by virus. Its incubation period will be in the range of 3-4 months. This means, the virus, once inside the body can take up to 3 - 4 months time to show up warts. It may affect any part of … [Continue reading]

Charaka – Shotha Chikitsa 12th Chapter

inflammation leukocytes

12th Chapter of Charaka Samhita Chikitsa Sthana - Shvayathu chikitsa deals with symptoms and treatment of different types of inflammation. The term Shotha, Sotha, Shoth are used as synonyms of Shvayathu.  … [Continue reading]

100 Q and A with Dr JV Hebbar – Volume II

100 q and a volume 2

I herewith announce publishing of my new ebook – 100 Q and A with Dr JV Hebbar. This is Volume 2 of the series. It contains answers to 100 questions that my website visitors asked.  … [Continue reading]

Excessive Sweating: Ayurvedic Medicines, Home Remedies, Tips

excess sweating

As per Ayurveda, excessive sweating is caused due to high Pitta, problems with fat metabolism, mental conditions like stress, anxiety etc. Ayurveda offers cause-based remedies for this condition.  … [Continue reading]

Charaka Kshatasheena Chikitsa 11th chapter

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Kshataksheena refers to injury or excessive exertion such as swimming, running, wrestling for long hours, leading to respiratory symptoms and depletion of body tissues. Charaka Sanhita explains this condition in the 11th chapter of Chikitsa Sthana. … [Continue reading]