Malkangani (Celastrus paniculatus) Remedies: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Memory

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD. Memory enhancing herbs are the special areas of ongoing research. Malkangani - Jyotishmati is a one such herb. Its seeds, leaves and seed oils are the main usable sources in medicinal field.  … [Continue reading]

Rusa Grass (Cymbopogon martinii) Uses, Medicines, Research

Rohisha- Cymbopogon martinii is an Ayurvedic plant used for the treatment of joint pain, respiratory diseases, anorexia, intestinal worms, skin diseases and diarrhea.  … [Continue reading]

Durva (Bermuda Grass) Cynodon dactylon Uses, Research, Remedies, Medicines

Bermuda Grass - Cynodon dactylon is an Ayurvedic herb used for the treatment ofeye disorders, herpes,  uterine disorder, convulsion etc. It is called Doorva / Durva in Ayurved.  … [Continue reading]

Amla Turmeric Home Remedy For Urinary Tract Disorders

Here is a simple home remedy for the treatment of Urinary track infection associated with difficulty in urination using three easy ingredients.   … [Continue reading]

Rice Water (Tandulodaka) Ayurvedic Preparation Method, Uses

Water used for washing rice is one of the simplest remedies of Ayurveda. Take rice, add water,  leave it for sometime, macerate and filter. Simple. But there are few minute things to consider.   … [Continue reading]

Ayurvedic Herbs To Improve Sleep: Chronological List

In a person with sleep disturbance, as far as possible, the usage of medicines should be avoided. There are many natural methods and techniques to induce good sleep. They should be used as first line of treatment.   … [Continue reading]

Meditation By Watching Mind: Stages, Method, Benefits

By Prof. Dr. Anil Kumar Rai Meditation is a process of: Clearing the Mind. Watching the Mind Controlling the Mind. Meditation is an attribute of the witness, the witness can be God, Self, Awareness, Consciousness, etc.  … [Continue reading]

Foods That Increase Sattva, Rajas, Tamas: Srimad Bhagavat Geeta

Sattva is the prime quality of mind. Foods that increase Sattva are called Satvic foods. Rajas and Tamas are the two Doshas of mind, as per Ayurveda. These two need to be kept in good balance, for a healthy mind and healthy body.   … [Continue reading]

Eranda Taila Murchana: Special Processing Of Castor Oil

Castor oil (Erand Tel) is used as medicine and herbal oil base for many Ayurvedic medicines. In any herbal castor oil preparation, castor oil is added with herbal powder paste and liquids. This combination is boiled in mild fire till only the oil … [Continue reading]

Katu (Sarshapa) Taila Murchana: Special Processing Of Mustard Oil

Mustard oil (Sarso ka tel) is used as dietary ingredient and also as base for many Ayurvedic medicines. Ayurveda products with mustard oil as base are called herbal Sarshapa taila. In any herbal mustard oil preparation, mustard oil is added with … [Continue reading]