General Causes For Skin Diseases As Per Ayurveda

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Kushta is a condition explained in Ayurvedic treatises which covers wide array of skin disorders under its canopy. Let us have a look at the causative factors leading skin disorders with … [Continue reading]



Shisham Tree Remedies: Diarrhea, BPH, Painful Periods

This article is by Dr M S Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. Shisham tree – Indian Rosewood is abundantly as a furniture wood. It is commonly used in the treatment of painful menstruation, non healing wounds etc.  … [Continue reading]

6 Suranjan Colchicum luteum Remedies: Sciatica, Sexual Power, Tonsillitis

This article is by Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. Suranjan bulbs act as laxativeand emetic in larger dosage. Otherwise it is a potent diuretic, anti inflammatory, aphrodisiac, expectorant and anti arthritic in action.  … [Continue reading]



Saireyaka Barleria prionitis Remedies: Arthritis, Hair Wash, Inflammation

This article is by Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD. Saireyaka is a thorny plant found in Southern India; Its flowers are offered to God during pooja. its roots are used abundantly in therapeutics. The plant is available in different flowers like … [Continue reading]

Majuphal (Gall Oak) Remedies: Leucorrhea, Mouth Ulcer, Diarrhea

This article is by DR M S Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. Majuphal / Mayaphala is a gall and it belongs to Cupuliferae family. In Ayurveda it is used in the treatment of hair care, poisoning conditions, dysentery, diarrhoea, haemorrhoids etc. Its latin … [Continue reading]

Banni Tree Prosopis cineraria Remedies: Mouth Ulcers, Bleeding Disorders

This article is by Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. Shami  / Banni tree is appreciated as an auspeciuos plant as per Hindu mythology. Its leaves and flowers are used for worshipping Lord Shiva. Bark is the main usable part of this plant. The plant … [Continue reading]

Saptarangi Salacia chinensis Remedies: Diabetes, Hives, Wounds

This article is by Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. Saptarangi or saptachakra is a well known plant used in Diabetes by Ayurvedic physicians as well as folklore practitioners. Botanical name is Salacia oblonga/Salacia chinensis Celastraceae … [Continue reading]

Lotus Remedies: Burning Urination, Skin Diseases, Face Scars

This article is by Dr M S Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. Lotus flowers are good cardiac tonics, diuretics, coolants, blood purifiers, complexion enhancers and antipyretic in nature. Botanical name - Nelumbo nucifera belongs to Nymphaceae family. … [Continue reading]

Shyonaka Oroxylum indicum Remedies: Arthritis, Bodyache, Oedema

This article is by Dr M S Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. Shyonaka is one among the Dashamoola (ten roots) explained in Ayurveda. It is appreciated for analgesic and anti inflammatory action. It belongs to Bignonaceae family. It is called Indian Trumplet … [Continue reading]

Dita Bark Saptaparna Remedies: Fever, Cholesterol, Dandruff

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD. Saptaparna is a bitter herb used for the treatment of fever, arthritis, allergic rhinitis etc. Botanical name Alstonia Scholaris R Br. Apocynaceae family.  … [Continue reading]

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