Ghrita Murchana: Special Herbal Processing Of Ghee

Ghee / clarified butter is used as dietary ingredient and also as base for many Ayurvedic medicines. Ayurveda products with ghee as base are called herbal ghees or ghritha. In any herbal ghee preparation, ghee is added with herbal powder paste and … [Continue reading]

Giant Reed Arundo donax Uses, Research, Remedies, Side Effects

Nala- Arundo donax is an Ayurvedic grass, mentioned for the treatment of burning sensation of body, herpes, improving of breast milk in lactating women, skin diseases and in conditions of burning urination.   … [Continue reading]

Kans Grass Saccharum spontaneum Uses, Research, Remedies, Side Effects

Kans Grass flowers were used as pen in ancient India to write on leaf papers. Kasha- Saccharum spontaneum is a herb mentioned in Ayurveda for the treatment in conditions of burning urination, renal calculi, menorrhagia, bleeding piles and to improve … [Continue reading]

Sudarshana Crinum latifolium Remedies: Joint Pain, Asthma, Eczema

By Dr M S Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. Crinums are the common variety of plants found across the country. One of the best examples of this type is Sudarshana, which is identified botanically as Crinum latifolium Linn. It belongs to Amaryllidaceae.  … [Continue reading]

Putrajiva Home Remedies: Allergic Rashes, Headache, Fever

By Dr M S Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. Putra means offspring. Jeeva means life, giving life, giving birth etc. Putrajiva means having an offspring. Putranjiva roxburghii is an Ayurvedic herb used for treating female infertility.   … [Continue reading]

Senna Home Remedies: Flatulence, Constipation, Skin Diseases

By Dr M S Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. Indian senna is one of the best natural laxatives. it is called Markandi in Ayurveda. Botanical name is Cassia angustifolia Vahl and it belongs to Leguminaceae family.  … [Continue reading]

Bitter Sponge (Luffa echinata) Home Remedies: Headache, Liver Disorders

By Dr M S Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD (Ayu) Devadali is an Ayurvedic herb used for inducing therapeutic Vamana (emesis) and Virechana (purgation) Panchakarma. This action is called ‘Ubhayato bhagahara’.  … [Continue reading]

Beejasar (Indian Kino Tree) Home Remedies: Diabetes, Obesity, Neuritis

By Dr M S Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb - Beejasar is one of the effective Ayurvedic anti diabetic remedies. It is called Asana in Ayurveda and Indian Kino Tree in English. It belongs to Leguminaceae family and Papilionoidae … [Continue reading]

Barley Home Remedies: Bloating, Joint Pain, Diarrhea

This article is written by Dr M S Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. Barley has cooling effect. Its Sanskrit name is Yava. For general puprose, its grains are the main used part of the plant while preparing the alkali (Yava Kshara) the whole plants are … [Continue reading]

Green Gram Remedies: Skin Detox, Energy Drink, Bowel Movement

This article is written by Dr M S Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu) PhD. Green gram is considered as the best among the pulses as per Ayurveda. Unlike other pulses, green gram does not increase Vata and Pitta Dosha and hamper digestion strength. Some people if … [Continue reading]