Ayurvedic Treatment For Pedal Edema: Principles, Panchakarma, Limitations

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Swelling caused by different causes and having different presentations are covered in the topic ‘Shotha’ in Ayurveda. Most of the causes of pedal edema (foot swelling), leg swelling and … [Continue reading]



Lifestyle Tips, Yoga And Home Remedies For Pedal Edema

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Below mentioned are some of the effective home remedies for pedal edema. Those who are prone to get swelling in the lower limb or pedal edema often should try these things regularly. But … [Continue reading]

Pedal Edema: Feet Swelling Causes, Differential Diagnosis, Symptoms

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Feet swelling often reflect a hidden internal pathology or an external cause like injury. Peripheral edema - Foot, leg and ankle swelling (including the swelling in the hands). It is … [Continue reading]



Infant Care As Per Ayurveda: Initial 6 Months

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Let us learn about the right method of dressing the baby, seasonal regimen for the baby, oil massage, different rituals that are followed for the physical and mental well being of the  baby, … [Continue reading]

Ayurvedic Care Of The Neonate: Initial Four Weeks

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Soon after birth, the child is made to cry, vomiting is induced, vernix caseosa (external fat covering) is cleaned and umbilical cord is cut. After that, the below measures are taken up.  … [Continue reading]

Ayurvedic Care Of The Newborn Baby: Jatamatra Paricharya

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S There are some immediate measures to be taken soon after the child is born. These measures are called Jaata Karma or Jaatamaatra Paricharya in Ayurveda. Jaatamaatra is the name given to … [Continue reading]

Kushta Purvarupa: Premonitory Symptoms Of Skin Disorders

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Skin disorders are explained as Kushta in Ayurveda. As per Charaka, they are 18 in number. Generally, before the complete manifestation of symptoms, these skin disorders show premonitory … [Continue reading]

Dhatu Gata Kushta: Skin Diseases Rooted In Different Tissues

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Skin disorders, called Kushta in Ayurveda are formed due to pathological amalgamation of 7 elements i.e. Vata, Pitta, Kapha, Twak (skin), Rakta (blood), Mamsa (muscles) and Ambu (water … [Continue reading]

Kshudra Kushta: Minor Skin Diseases, Symptoms, Prognosis

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Kushta - skin diseases are of 18 types. They have been sub-grouped into 7 types of Maha Kushtas (major skin ailments) and 11 types of Kshudra Kushtas (minor skin ailments) depending on … [Continue reading]

Maha Kushta: Major Skin Diseases, Symptoms, Prognosis

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Kushta means skin diseases. Depending on the nature of manifestation, complexities, the severity of presentation, prognosis and treatment options, the 18 types of Kushta have been … [Continue reading]

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