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Urticarial Rashes – Ayurvedic Understanding And Treatment Options

Operculina turpethum

Article by - Dr. MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD (Ayu). Urticarial rashes are commonly known as hives. They are most commonly caused due to an allergic reaction. In Ayurveda, a condition called Sheetapitta is explained, which bears similar symptoms … [Continue reading]

Trivrit – Operculina turpethum – Usage, Dose, Side Effects

Trivrit - Operculina turpethum

Trivrit is an important Ayurvedic herb, used in treatment of Kapha and Pitta dominant disorders. Apart from being useful as a medicinal herb, it is also a very important herb used in Panchakarma treatment called as Virechana - Purgation treatment. … [Continue reading]

Sweating Treatment – Swedana Types And Methods – Charaka Samhita 14

Sweating treatment (Swedana) is usually given after fat administration (oleation - Snehana) therapy. These two are administered as preparation to Panchakarma therapy. In some cases, Sweating treatment is administered as a standalone treatment for … [Continue reading]

Psoriasis – Ayurvedic Understanding And Treatment Modalities

Article by – Dr. MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD (Ayu). Psoriasis is a disease which has not been defined properly till today. Regarding its causative factors also no clear results are found with the research. Certain researchers have given evidence … [Continue reading]

Low Back Pain – Ayurveda View Point And Treatment

Article by - Dr. MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD (Ayu). Low back pain is the most common health complaint in the age group of 35-50 years in both the sexes. Above 50 years, it is associated with several other diseases as well, like diabetes or high … [Continue reading]

Snehakarma – Preparation For Panchakarma- Charak Samhita Sutrasthan 13

oils and fats - types

Before starting with Panchakarma treatment, Snehakarma (oiling treatment) and Swedana (sweating treatment) is done. Panchakarma is a method of expelling the imbalanced Doshas out of the body. Before they are expelled either by oral or anal route, the … [Continue reading]

Ginger Amla Home Remedy For Asthma And Hiccups – Make It In A Minute

home remedy for asthma

Ginger and amla are powerful herbs with many health benefits, mainly targeting respiratory system and stomach. Let us learn a simple home remedy for asthma and hiccups, using ginger amla and a few other simple ingredients. … [Continue reading]

Amla Home Remedy For Frequent Urination – Prepare It Within A Minute

Health benefits of Amla are innumerable. It is Indian gooseberry, used as the main ingredient of medicines like Chyawanprash, Triphala etc. Here is a very simple home remedy using Amla, banana fruit etc, useful for people with frequent urination … [Continue reading]

Sciatica – Ayurvedic Understanding And Successful Treatment Options

Article by - Dr. MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD (Ayu). Sciatica is a severe painful condition where sciatic nerve of one or both the legs are involved. Thanks to long hours sitting jobs, it is a common disease which affects the movement of the legs. … [Continue reading]

Vata Dosha – Qualities, Functions, Imbalance – Charaka Sutrasthana 12

normal functions of Vata

Master Charaka has explained about qualities of Vata Dosha, its normal functions, causes and features of Vata Dosha imbalance, how to restore Vata Dosha balance etc in 12th chapter of Charaka Samhita Sutrasthana - Vata Kalakaliya Adhyaya. This … [Continue reading]