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]

Feeling Sleepy All The Time? 18 Reasons And Solutions As Per Ayurveda

If you had less sleep last night, and today you're feeling sleepy all the time, then there is reason to believe that it is quite normal. But if you feel sleepy during daytime, everyday then there is a problem in the body or mind which needs to be … [Continue reading]

How To Incorporate A Basic Principle Of Ayurveda For A Better Health

It is a known fact that Ayurvedic principles are timeless. Let us learn about one such basic principle, by incorporating which, you will be able to improve your life quality.Distribution of Tridosha in body and in a day.  … [Continue reading]

Ashtanga Hrudaya Sutra Sthana Chapter 1: Basic Principles of Ayurveda

Ashtanga hridayam is an Ancient Ayurvedic text book. It is one of the basic text books that every Ayurveda student reads in the first year. Here, we are covering the details of the First chapter.Chapter name: Ayushkameeya Adhyaya "Desire for long … [Continue reading]

Varuna – Benefits, Usage, Dose, Ayurvedic Details

Varuna - Crataeva nurvala is a famous diuretic Ayurvedic herb. It is used extensively in migraine, dysuria, renal calculi, intestinal worms etc. This herb is in use since the time of Vedas.  … [Continue reading]

Things To Look In The Label Of Your Ayurvedic Medicine

The label of your Ayurvedic medicine should contain some basic information to help you analyze the medicine, even in the absence of a doctor. The Government of India has made some rules and regulations with respect to label of Ayurvedic medicines. … [Continue reading]