Traditional Vs Proprietary Ayurvedic Medicine – 7 Differences

There are two basic types of Ayurvedic medicines.
1. Classical medicines / traditional medicines - The formula, method of manufacturing, indications etc of these medicines are present in traditional Ayurvedic text books such as Charaka Samhita, Sushruta Samhita etc. The manufacturing company follows the same formula and prepares medicines. [Continue reading]

Michelia champaca Uses, Research, Side Effects

Champaka benefits

Michelia champaca or Champak is a famous fragrant flowering plant. Its flowers and stem bark are useful in diabetes, quick wound healing, cardiac disorders, gout, dysuria and more.  … [Continue reading]

Chavya – Piper retrofractum Uses, Research, Side Effects

Chavya beneifts

Chavya - Piper retrofractum is one among Panchakola group of spices. Its root and fruit are useful in treating indigestion, abdominal colic, poisoning, anorexia etc.  … [Continue reading]

Landmark Incident In My Career – Lady With A Thorn

Dr JV Hebbar

It was early winter of 2007. Raining had stopped, afternoon hours were pretty Sunny. I was 27 years. I just had come back to Koppa (where I was doing my MD – 3 years post graduation in Ayurvedic pharmaceutics), after attending a family member’s … [Continue reading]

Marketing Tips For Ayurvedic Doctors


Honestly, we, Ayurvedic doctors have to improve a lot in marketing aspect. You have a clinic, there is decent amount of patient in-flow. But you are failing to reach your monthly financial targets. Sounds familiar, try to incorporate these tips and … [Continue reading]

Ranunculus sceleratus – Uses, Dose, Research, Side Effects

Kandira - Ranunculus sceleratus copy

Ranunculus sceleratus is called as Kandira in Ayurveda. It is a poisonous herb, used in treating infested wounds, scabies, leucoderma etc. It is most commonly used for external application.  … [Continue reading]

Bleeding Gums – Ayurvedic Treatment, Home Remedies

bleeding gums

Bleeding gums can occur due to medicines like aspirin, diseases like vitamin C deficiency, wrong brushing technique, impacted plaque etc. Ayurveda considers it as a high Pitta condition. … [Continue reading]

Migraine – Ayurvedic treatment, Herbs, Home Remedies


Migraine is a burning health problem of modern age, affecting more than 1 in 10. Suitable lifestyle changes, Ayurvedic therapies and medicines hold the key in treating migraine.  … [Continue reading]

Tinnitus Causes, Ayurvedic Treatment, Herbs, Lifestyle Tips


Tinnitus is feeling or hearing ringing, swishing, clicking, buzzing whistling, etc types of noise in the ear or head. Most of us suffer from tinnitus for a short period of time. But in some, it persists for longer. It is felt rather as a nuisance by … [Continue reading]

18 Tips for a New Ayurvedic Student

Ayurvedic student

Soon after getting admission into Ayurveda college, there will be lot of confusion in the mind of Ayurvedic student. They will be, all of a sudden introduced to Sanskrit, Shlokas etc. This could make anyone very uncomfortable. … [Continue reading]