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]

Saccharum munja – Shara Uses, Research, Medicines, Side Effects

Shara - Saccharum munja is a herb mentioned in Ayurveda for the treatment of blood impurity, excessive burning sensation, thirst, burning urination and improving the breast milk in lactating women.  … [Continue reading]

Kusha (Desmostachya bipinnata) Uses, Research, Medicines, Side Effects

Kusha - Desmostachya bipinnata is an Ayurvedic herb used for the treatment of diarrhea, skin diseases, renal calculi, dysmenorrhea and improving breast milk during lactation.  … [Continue reading]

Bamboo (Bambusa bambos) Uses, Research, Medicines, Side Effects

Vamsha - Bambusa arundinacea is a plant mentioned in Ayurveda for the treatment of cough, skin diseases, wounds, digestive disorders, nausea, gynecological disorders and fever.  … [Continue reading]

Kaseru (Scirpus grossus) Uses, Research, Medicines, Side Effects

Kasheruka - Scirpus grossus is an Ayurvedic herb used for the treatment for diarrhea, thirst, nausea, scanty micturition, jaundice, improving the sperm count and weakness of the cardiac muscles.  … [Continue reading]

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