Vicharana And Achcha Snehapana: Utility, Practical aspects

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) Sneha is a lipid or fatty substance. Ayurveda tells that the whole ‘human body’ is made up of sneha. This sneha should be nourished on regular basis, the major part of which comes from the food we consume.  … [Continue reading]

Types And Symptoms Of Gridhrasi – Sciatica, As Per Ayurveda

Gridhrasi disease is correlated with sciatica. There are two types mentioned. Vataja and Vata- Kaphaja Gridhrasi. Here is an attempt to enlist and analyse the symptoms of each type.  … [Continue reading]

Different Causes For Vata Dosha Imbalance, Increase

The below are the various causes for Vata Dosha imbalance or aggravation. The causative factors are divided based on food, activities, etc.  … [Continue reading]

Beejopaghata: Sperm Damage And Azoospermia In Ayurveda

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) We are proud to be in a generation of scientific and technological advancements, though we are able to get our jobs done in fractions of seconds with the help of the most sophisticated gadgets, in spite of we … [Continue reading]

Gridrasi: Word Derivation, Definition, Etymology

Gridhrasi is derived from ‘Gridhu’ Dhatu that means to covet, to desire, to strive after greedily, to be eager for. By adding ‘Karan’ Pratyaya Gridha + Kran  (by rule of Susudhanjgiri Dhibhyah Karma).  … [Continue reading]

References of The Disease Gridhrasi In Ayurvedic Text Books

Here is a compilation of Gridhrasi disease in various Ayurvedic text books. Gridhrasi disease is compared with lumbar spondylosis or sciatica.  … [Continue reading]

References Of Vata Disorders In Vedas, Upanishad, Puranas

Here is an attempt to trace the references regarding Vata and Vatavyadhi - brain and neurological references from Vedas, Upanishad and Purana textbooks.  … [Continue reading]

Trayamana: Gentiana kurroo: Benefits, Remedies, Research, Side Effects

Trayamana- Gentiana kurroo is an Ayurvedic herb useful in the treatment of  wound, skin diseases, dysmenorrhea, fever and liver disorders etc.  … [Continue reading]

Lasoda: Cordia dichotoma: Benefits, Remedies, Research, Side Effects

Shleshmataka - Cordia dichotoma is an Ayurvedic plant, used for the treatment of cough, asthma, skin diseases, fever, diarrhea, intestinal worms and wounds.  … [Continue reading]

Clearing Nut: Strychnos potatorum: Uses, Research, Side Effects

Kataka is called clearing nut because it purifies water instantly. Botanically, Strychnos potatorum, is a herb well known in Ayurvedic treatment of eye diseases, skin diseases, anorexia, diarrhea and renal calculi.  … [Continue reading]