6 Camphor Remedies: Head Lice, Asthma, Headache, Joint Pains

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Camphor is originally obtained from the plant Cinnamomum camphora, also called Paccha Karpoora. But it is also produced synthetically. For oral consumption and for usage as medicine or remedies, naturally … [Continue reading]

6 Soapnut (Reetha) Remedies For Menstrual Pain, Eczema

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Soapnut (Sapindus latifolia) is an age old seed which was used as a substitute to soap. The alkaline nature of this fruit made them to take benefit as a detergent. It is known as Arishtaka in Sanskrit which means … [Continue reading]

7 Table Salt Remedies For Sore Throat, Heel Pain, Toothache

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Ayurveda prescribes Saindhava lavana (rock salt) for daily usage in cooking. But sea salt or table salt is commonly seen in cooking these days. Both these salts have their own specific health benefits.  … [Continue reading]

6 Mustard Remedies For Cold, Headache, Tonsillitis, Nose Polyps

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Mustard is a well known culinary substance appreciated due to its specific odour and carminative effect.This is a compulsory item in almost all sambhar powder, masala powder, pickle and even while seasoning of the … [Continue reading]

5 Jeera (cumin) Remedies For Painful Periods, Stomach Complaints

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Jeera (Cumin) seeds are one among the commonly used spices used in cooking. Being an aromatic substance it contributes good taste and smell to the dish.   … [Continue reading]

8 Traditional Home Remedies Using Tamarind Leaves, Fruit, Seeds

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD Tamarind fruit is used worldwide in daily culinary as a souring agent and a spice. Whereas its seeds, leaves, bark and flowers are also useful in various forms as home remedies in treating many diseases.   … [Continue reading]

Drumstick (Moringa): Multiple Uses, Home Remedies

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD Drumstick (Moringa oleifera) is a well known vegetable and appreciated by majority of the people due to its pleasant taste, good nutritive benefits, multiple form of utility etc. Its immature seed pod is used  as … [Continue reading]

4 Remedies For Morning Sneezing With Turmeric, Black Pepper, Tulsi

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Sneezing is a natural urge. As per Ayurveda, when sneezing is initiated, you should not suppress it. But some people get continuous sneezing in the early morning hours. Ayurveda recognizes it as a Kapha dominant, … [Continue reading]

3 Ayurvedic Remedies For Excessive Thirst Using Honey, Coriander

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Thirst is a natural urge everybody possesses. But if it is felt very often, it can be considered as a symptom of an underlying cause, such as diabetes. Dryness of mouth is also seen as side effect of medications … [Continue reading]

4 Remedies For Blackheads, Pimple Scars Using Saffron, Turmeric

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD As per Ayurveda, black heads and pimple scars are due to Pitta aggravation or imbalance. During these conditions, oral medicines and external application - both are used for the treatment. Here are a few remedies … [Continue reading]