KsharaSutra Treatment: Introduction, Indication, Contra Indications

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, BAMS Haemorrhoids, Fistula-in-ano and Anal fissures are the common embarrassing and painful problems occurring in the anal region. They don’t even allow you to ‘sit at peace’ for a while.  … [Continue reading]

4 Cucumber Remedies For Urinary Calculi, Gastritis, Burning Urination

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Cucumber is a well known diuretic and natural complexion enhancer. It is a potent moisturizer by both oral intake and external application. Like watermelon, cucumbers are made up of high amount of water which … [Continue reading]

Kokilaksha Asteracantha longifolia: Uses, Research, Side Effects, Remedies

Kokilaksha - Asteracantha longifolia is a plant mentioned in Ayurveda for the treatment of general debility, jaundice, distention of abdomen, swelling, difficulty in urination and impotency.  … [Continue reading]

Nabhi Hilna or Dharan: Scientific Analysis, Treatment Methods

Article by Vd.A.Rangaprasad Bhat. Nabhi Hilna or Dharan is a common term used for the clinical presentation of cough, diarrhoea, vomiting, abdominal pain, flatulence, tympanitis and bloating of abdomen which occurs with a sudden onset. It is also … [Continue reading]

Why Applying Oil To Hair And Scalp Is Important?

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Application oil to the scalp was a regular custom in most of the Indian houses today including India in several countries this custom is reduced. The reason they point out that it makes the dress ugly, oil drops … [Continue reading]

Ayurvedic Medicines For Memory: When And How To Take?

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Ayurveda explains many memory enhancing and intellect promoting medicines. All such formulations possess multiple ingredients. They not only boost memory, they also act as rejuvenators and deep penetratives by … [Continue reading]

Saireyaka – Barleria prionitis: Uses, Research, Remedies, Side Effects

Saireyaka- Barleria prionitis is a plant mentioned in Ayurveda for the treatment of skin diseases, burning urination, fever, localized swelling, goiter, dental caries and act like blood purifier.  … [Continue reading]

Rectal Fistula: Personal Experience In Treating, Limitations

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa B.A.M.S Kshara Sutra or ligation of thread medicated with herbal alkalis is the best treatment option for those suffering from Bhagandara or Anal fistula. Kshara Sutra not only helps in cleansing and … [Continue reading]

Nadivrana – Sinus: Types, Symptoms, Ayurvedic Treatment

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa B.A.M.S In Ayurveda Arsha (piles or haemorrhoids), bhagandara (fistula in ano) and Nadi vrana (sinus) are treated on same lines. In fact Ayurvedic management of all ano-rectal disorders is almost … [Continue reading]

Line Of Treatment For Ardra (Raktaja, Pittaja, Rakta-Pittaja) Arsha

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa B.A.M.S This type of Arshas is also called Sravi Arshas (bleeding piles) and involves medicines to check bleeding and also to cure piles. In Vatanubandhi Raktarsha (Raktaja Arsha associated with … [Continue reading]