Kadamba: Neolamarckia cadamba: Benefits, Remedies, Research, Side Effects

Anthocephalus cadamba seeds

Kadamba- Neolamarckia cadamba, is a herb mentioned in the Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia for the treatment of wounds, conjunctivitis, mouth ulcers, diarrhea, Irritable bowel syndrome and diseases related to the urinary tract.  … [Continue reading]

Ayurveda’s Take On ReBoiling Water And Herbal Teas

Boiling water

Reboiling water, in the context of this article means, boiling ones, allowing to cool down and then again boiling it. Somehow, Ayurveda does not like this thing.  … [Continue reading]

Swarna bhasma, Heera Bhasma In Oils? Truth or Scam?

ratna - precious stones gems

"I have this ancient herbal practitioner selling me 5,000 rupees priced oil containing Swarna Bhasma, Heera Bhasma, Navaratna Bhasma. He says that it can cure vitiligo, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, Motor neuron disease, etc. " … [Continue reading]

Choraka: Angelica glauca: Benefits, Remedies, Research, Side Effects

Angelica glauca medicinal uses

Choraka - Angelica glauca is a plant described in Ayurveda and is used in the treatment of various skin diseases, bites of poisonous animals, fever, rhinitis and psychiatric disorders.  … [Continue reading]

An Ancient Way Of Using Triphala As An Anti Ageing Remedy

iron pan

This particular remedy of Triphala is explained by master Charaka as a way to live for more than 100 years. Triphala - a simple combination of Amla, Baheda and Harad is known to have anti ageing effect since thousands of years. Its references of … [Continue reading]

Ridge Gourd: Benefits, Remedies, Research, Side Effects

Luffa acutangula

Koshataki- Luffa acutangula is a herb mentioned in Ayurveda for the treatment of skin diseases, splenomegaly, swelling and for inducing purgation and emesis as part of shodhana therapy in panchakarma. … [Continue reading]

Onion Jam Recipe For Sex Power And Body Strength

Red onion jam

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD (Ayu) Good sexual strength is the dream of everybody. This is the most confused area of the people too. Because several wrong notions existing regarding ones sexual behaviour, attitude and sexual acts. Also, even … [Continue reading]

Papaya Seed Recipe For PinWorm Infection In Children

papaya fruit with seeds

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD (Ayu) In children, pinworm is a common health complaint. Even few adults are also repeatedly get this complaint. Quite interestingly, the incidence remains in little higher range among the people who eat leafy … [Continue reading]

Coconut Shell Benefits, Usage In Cooking Hard Vegetables And Non Veg

Coconut shell pieces

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD (Ayu) I have seen few people feel difficulty to cook some of the vegetables. By nature itself some of the vegetables, pulses or food items including the flesh are not cooked easily or else it takes more time for … [Continue reading]

Carrot (Gajar): Benefits, Remedies, Research, Side Effects


Carrot is an excellent vegetable with good amounts of anti oxidants. In Ayurveda pharmacopoeia for the treatment of piles, diarrhea, localized swelling and diseases related to uterus.  … [Continue reading]