Thespesia populnea – Portia Tree Uses, Dose, Research

Pareesha – Thespesia populnea (Linn) Soland ex corr is also called Indian Tulips tree. Its bark is astringent and is used in treating nasal bleeding, for vaginal douche etc.
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Latakasturi – Abelmoschus moschatus Uses, Research

Abelmoschus moschatus (ambrette ) seed

Abelmoschus moschatus - Muskdana seeds are added to coffee for flavouring. Its leaves are used as vegetable. It cleanses urinary bladder, acts as aphrodisiac and is useful in eye disorders … [Continue reading]

Ashwakarna – Dipterocarpus turbinatus Uses, Research, Side Effects

Gurjun benefits

Ashwakarna, Indian Gurjan - bark is used in treating abscess, urinary tract infection and hearing disorders. Its oil, called Gurjun balsam oil is useful in skin disorders.  … [Continue reading]

Ayurvedic Treatment For Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

striae gravidarum - stretch marks during pregnancy1

Stretch marks during pregnancy are developed due to the stretching of the skin. Skin stretches due to the increase in the bulk of uterus. Pregnancy stretch marks can be usually found on the lower part of abdomen, sides of abdomen, buttocks, thighs … [Continue reading]

Brachial Neuritis: Ayurvedic Treatment, Medicines, Remedies

brachial plexus

Brachial neuritis is a neck pain condition. It is characterized with shoulder pain and neck pain extending to arms. There can also be numbness and some may end up with paralysis. In Ayurveda, the symptoms of Vishwachi, a Vata imbalance disorder can … [Continue reading]

Kokum – Garcinia indica Uses, Dose, Research, Side Effects

Garcinia indica

Kokum - Garcinia indica is an anti oxidant rich fruit used in the name of Vrikshamla in Ayurveda. Kokum butter juice, prepared from its fruits is a famous coolant summer juice widely used in South India.  … [Continue reading]

Bleeding During Pregnancy: Causes, Ayurvedic Treatment

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Bleeding during pregnancy can hint towards miscarriage. Miscarriage means unfortunate death and exit of fetus from mother's womb. While not all cases of spotting (bleeding) during pregnancy are dangerous, good care of the mother should be taken to … [Continue reading]

Nocturnal Enuresis – Bed Wetting In Children: Treatment

Nocturnal enuresis in children

Nocturnal enuresis refers to the condition where the child passes urine unknowingly during sleep at night. This is also called night wetting or bed wetting or in Ayurveda - Shayyamutra. The word meaning of Shayyamutra is - urination (mutra)- during … [Continue reading]

Digestion Problem In Babies: Treatment And Remedies

digestion problem in babies

"Doctor, my baby doesn't drink milk!" is quite a common complaint heard by pediatricians. Many times, it is the over expectation of anxious patients causing unnecessary panic. Parents become over-anxious about baby's health, though baby will be … [Continue reading]

Liver Diseases: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Home Remedies

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Liver disease is a broad term which explains varieties of disease caused due to a malfunctioning liver. In simple terms liver disease is any condition which causes inflammation of the liver cells (hepatic cells) or damage to the liver tissue. … [Continue reading]