Cuttlefish Bone (Samudraphena) Remedies: Eyes Burning, Earache, Tartar

This article is written by Dr M S Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD.
Some people have wrong notion that Ayurveda means only herbal remedies. Such people should peep into the classical texts of ayurveda where by the thorough review one can appreciate mineral origin as well as animal origin products in routine practice. [Continue reading]



4 Swarnaksheeri Mexican Poppy Remedies: Painful Periods, Joint Pain

By Dr M S Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. ‘Svarnaksiri’ is called Mexican poppy in English. Pricky poppy is thev another name of this drug. Where as in Hindi it is well known as Sathyanashi, Bhandabhand or Kantaila. It belongs to Papaveraceae family and … [Continue reading]

Shaileya Parmelia perlata (Stone Flower) Medicinal Uses, Research

Shaileya- Parmelia perlata is a herb mentioned in Ayurveda for the treatment of skin diseases, cough, asthma, renal calculi, burning micturition and localized swelling.  … [Continue reading]



Mayur Shikha: Uses, Research, Remedies, Side Effects

Mayur Shikha is an Ayurvedic herb used for the treatment of skin diseases, fever, diarrhea, intestinal worms and diabetes. Adiantum caudatum / dichotoma and Actiniopteris radiata are identified as this herb. … [Continue reading]

Hamsapadi Adiantum lunulatum Uses, Research, Remedies, Side Effects

Hamsapadi - Adiantum lunulatum is an Ayurvedic herb used for the treatment of diarrhea, poisonous effect due to insect bite, wound, herpes, cough, dysuria and hoarseness of voice.  … [Continue reading]

Kulinjan (Alpinia galanga) Remedies: Halitosis, Bodyache, Sweating

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD. Kulinjana or Mahabhari vacha is a most commonly used in oral healthcare, headache and bodyache. Botanical name - Alpinia galanga Willd. Languas galanga and it belongs to the family Zingiberaceae. It is called … [Continue reading]

China Root (Smilax china) Remedies: Syphilis, Epilepsy, Arthritis

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD. China roots is an Ayurvedic herb. quite interestingly this herbal root got famous in the treatment while treating the Gout of King Charles V.  … [Continue reading]

Tylophora asthmatica (Anantmul) Remedies And Health Benefits

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD. Tylophora asthmatica is an Ayurvedic herb. Previously, this herb was not frequently used probably due to  less availability. This is widely used in traditional and folklore practice.   … [Continue reading]

Musk Mallow Hibiscus abelmoschus Remedies: Bad Breath, Sexual Weakness

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD. Musk Mallow or Muskdaana is an anti ageing and rejuvenating Ayurvedic herb. It is called Lata Kasturi in Sanskrit. The plant is named so because if the seeds are macerated on soaking in water or liquids it gets … [Continue reading]

How To Take Harad As Per Dosha And Diseases?

By Dr M S Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. Harad (Terminalia chebula Retz.) is a very effective Tridosha balancing Ayurvedic herb. It has potent rejuvinative properties and laxative effects. Ancient text book - Bhava prakasha explains unique ways to … [Continue reading]

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