Abutilon indicum – Atibala – Ayurveda Details, Usage, Health Benefits

Atibala - Abutilon indicum is an Ayurvedic herb with aphrodisiac and body strengthening properties. Used in treatment of leprosy, liver disorders, ulcers, headache etc.  … [Continue reading]

Bala – Country Mallow -Sida Cordifolia – Uses, Side Effects

Sida cordifolia or Country mallow is known as Bala in Ayurveda. The word Bala refers to strength. This herb is used to increase strength of body. Bala is an ancient Ayurvedic herb, used widely in a variety of Ayurvedic medicines and oils to improve … [Continue reading]

Sal Tree – Shorea robusta – Ayurveda Details And Health Benefits

Sal Tree is known as Shala in Ayurveda. Used in treating non healing wounds, diabetes, boils, deafness etc.  Its resin, bark, sap wood, oil etc are used for various therapeutic purposes. … [Continue reading]

How To Make Prognosis Of Disease According To Ayurveda?

Prognosis simply means, how easy or how difficult it is to treat a disease in patient.A disease with good prognosis means, it is quite easy to cure.  A disease with poor prognosis is difficult to cure.  … [Continue reading]

Nagkesar – Mesua ferrea Uses, Research, Side Effects

Nagkesar is a very famous Ayurvedic herb used in treating fever, vomiting, urinary tract disorders, migraine etc. It is one among Chaturjata group of herbs. It is used as in powder form along with other spices, and put into many herbal jams including … [Continue reading]

Tuvaraka – Hydnocarpus laurifolia – Qualities, Research

Tuvaraka plant is an ancient Ayurvedic herb used mainly in the treatment of skin diseases. It is in use since the time of Sushruta. Its botanical name is Hydnocarpus wightiana / Hydnocarpus laurifolia. It belongs to Flacourtiaceae family.  … [Continue reading]

How To Do Multitasking In A Healthy Ayurveda Way?

Living in 21st century-wired weird world,  you can not live without multitasking. Just try to organize yourself to do only one thing at a time, by afternoon, your day will start going awry. There are opinions that multi tasking is not good for health … [Continue reading]

The Easiest Way To Understand Doshas

One of the biggest task for any beginner in Ayurveda is to get a good understanding of Doshas - Vata, Pitta and Kapha. While it takes at least 3 months of Ayurveda learning to understand Tridosha very clearly, there are some shortcuts as well. Here … [Continue reading]

Some Ayurvedic Pharmacies Hurting the Image of Ayurveda

Presence of heavy metals in Ayurvedic products is one of the major concerns in the western world. There are two reasons how heavy metals might be found in Ayurvedic products.1. Use of heavy metal ingredients - Some of the Ayurvedic products do … [Continue reading]

How Much Water Should You Actually Drink? Ayurveda Opinion

How Much Water Should We Drink?

"Sir, you have written in your book that drinking water only when one is thirsty is good. But I have read in one book that thirst destroys body mechanism. Feeling thirsty is a sign of body weakness. Grab for water in a day even if you don't feel … [Continue reading]