Jeevaneeya Gana Herbs of Charaka: Review, Medicines, Benefits

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu), PhD. The word Jeevaneeya refers to –‘Jeevanaaya hitam’ , which is in favor of the well being of the individual and which has the ability to improve the quality of the life (body and mind).  … [Continue reading]



24 Stress Management Tips: Pranayama, Meditation, Lifestyle Changes

By Prof. Anil Kumar Rai Stress is a non-specific response of the body to any demand made upon it. The demand can be a threat, a challenge or any change that requires the body to adapt. Increased stress ; instead of anabolic metabolism does the … [Continue reading]

Shilajit Uses, Tests For Quality, Purification, Side Effects, Medicines, Research

There is no curable disease in the universe which is not effectively cured by Shilajit - Master Charaka. Shilajit is one of the sought after Ayurvedic product in the market. From body building, to treating disorders such as diabetes, asthma etc, … [Continue reading]



Amla Juice: How To Make? Benefits, Self Made Or Market Juice? Side Effects

Amla - Indian gooseberry can be consumed in many ways. Amla juice is one of the easiest ways to consume it. There are many market available ready made juices but you can prepare it by yourself as well.  … [Continue reading]

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 … [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]

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