Jataragni and Kayagni: Differences, Easy Understanding

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa BAMS Agni (micro-fire) means the basic fire element present in all of us. It is the representation of Agni (macro or cosmic fire) present outside us, which also is one among the 5 mahabhutas (basic … [Continue reading]

5 Sapota Leaf, Fruit, Seeds Remedies: Dandruff, Mouth Ulcers

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD The Sapota is better known as ‘chikoo’ or ‘chiku’. This fruit is rich in antioxidants. The sapodilla seed kernel oil is used as a base for skin ointment and it is one among the emerging business in few developing … [Continue reading]

8 Kokum Butter Remedies: Dizziness, Weak Digestion, Vomiting

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Kokum (Gracinia indica) fruit in Ayurveda, is is recognized by the name Vrikshamla. The fruits are considered as excellent source of anti-oxidants and several micro nutrients. Usually it is well known for its … [Continue reading]

7 Badam (Almond) Remedies For Hair, Skin, Neuritis, Sexual Vigor

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD The dry fruit world announces Almond as the king of all. It is known as Vatama in Sanskrit and Badam in Hindi. It is a well known rejuvenator-aphrodisiac, anti oxidant and complexion enhancing food ingredient.  … [Continue reading]

Ksharasutra Purva Karma: Pre-Treatment Procedures

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa BAMS Pre-treatment stage of Ksharasutra application includes - Selection of patient and thorough examination of disease and diseased – For this, an Ayurvedic doctor conducts thorough examination of … [Continue reading]

Bhandira Clerodendrum infortunatum: Uses, Research, Remedies

Bhandira- Clerodendrum infortunatum is an Ayurvedic herb used for the treatment of wounds, skin diseases, liver disorders, intestinal worms, fever and joint pain.  … [Continue reading]

9 Jaggery Home Remedies For Liver, Sinusitis, Painful Periods

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Jaggery (gur) is one among the earliest known natural sweetening agent. It is appreciated due to its nutritional value as well as taste benefits. Further, several medicinal/health benefits also found which surely … [Continue reading]

Utangana Blepharis edulis: Uses, Side Effects, Research

Utangana- Blepharis edulis is an Ayurvedic herb, used for the purpose of treating low sperm count, difficulty in micturition and acts as aphrodisiac.  … [Continue reading]

Ksharasutra Preparation Method: Detailed Explanation

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa BAMS Preparation of Kshara Sutra is a lengthy and tedious process, while the result it produces in terms of terminating the ano-rectal disorders from their roots is unparalleled and commendable.  … [Continue reading]

5 Cashew Nut Remedies For Strength, Weight, Bone Mass

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Cashew nuts are well known as low fat food. On an approximation 82% of its fat is unsaturated fatty acids and 66% of these fatty acids content are better for the heart.  … [Continue reading]