Carrot Home Remedies For Cholesterol, Energy, Piles

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD Carrots are the store houses of energy, health and medicinal values. It is the vegetable of choice for skin diseases, diseases of the eyes, kidney and liver.   … [Continue reading]

5 Radish Home Remedies For Vitiligo, Obesity, Bad Cholesterol

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD Radish possesses sweet mixed pungent taste with a lot of juice followed with fibre content it is appreciated in the treatment of constipation and haemorrhoids quite effectively.  … [Continue reading]

5 Star Fruit Remedies For Obesity, Tonsillitis, Anosmia

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD Star fruit is used as a good source for fiber and Vitamin C. It has b-& a- Carotene, Poly galacturonase and volatile components.  … [Continue reading]

Dill Home Remedies For Bloating, Joint Pains, Sore Throat

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD Dill seed is an ancient Indian spice,used abundantly in most parts of the world. Seed oil and whole plants are also used for culinary purpose and medicinal uses. … [Continue reading]

6 Ashwattha (Sacred Fig) Remedies: White Discharge, Mouth Ulcer, Eczema

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD Ashwattha (Peepal tree) is a well known religious tree appreciated all over India. Ayurveda uses stem bark, fruits, root, leaf, milk, tender shoots, in various medicines and remedies.  … [Continue reading]

Poppy Seed Remedies (Khas Khas): Acne, Insomnia, Headache

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Poppy seeds (Khas Khas) are added to bread, cakes, rolls, biscuits, puddings, sweets, cookies etc. They are used in the treatment of mental fatigue, abdominal pain, etc.   … [Continue reading]

Alopecia: Ayurveda Concept, Causes, Treatment, Medicines

Article by Vd.A.Rangaprasad Bhat. Alopecia or balding refers to loss of hairs from a part of the head or the body. Commonly the head is involved. The severity of hair loss can vary from a small area to the entire body. … [Continue reading]

Description Of Hair And Its Importance As Per Ayurveda

Article by Vd.A.Rangaprasad Bhat. Pattern of Normal Hair growth cycle:- Hair follicle growth occurs in a specific pattern of  cycles. Each growth cycle starts with a long growing phase (Anagen - Keshodbhava avasthA) a short transitional phase … [Continue reading]

Priyangu Callicarpa macrophylla: Uses, Research, Remedies

Priyangu - Callicarpa macrophylla is an Ayurvedic coolant herb used for the treatment of headache, diarrhea mixed with blood (Ulcerative colitis), general debility, fever, pain in the joints, skin diseases etc.  … [Continue reading]

Kaya: Understanding The Term In Different Ayurveda Contexts

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa BAMS Kaya is human body. The word Kaya is derived from the root word - Chit Chayane. Here Chit Chayane means ‘to collect’. That which collects or gets nourished by anna (food) etc factors needed for … [Continue reading]