Chronic kidney disease in Ayurveda

Chronic Kidney Disease Ayurvedic Treatment

Basic blood tests like serum creatinine, urea etc. are advised just before starting the medicine and are repeated 2 weeks after, with the same lab.

Understanding Ama

It carries a huge significance in modern day as a lot enters our body which it cannot process. Once this unprocessed element enters the blood or lymph it is carried into the deeper tissues. Here it finds a new home.

Refined Sugars- Ayurvedic perspective

If a list of bad foods was drawn, refined sugar would rank second on this list, the first one being refined oils Some of the qualities of sweet taste mentioned in Ayurveda are: Prahaladana: brings happiness to the mind Brimhana :nourishing Tarpana: nourishes the senses Varnakar: Improves skin colour and complexion Ayushya: increases life expectancy […]

Refined oils – Ayurvedic perspective

It is held in Ayurveda that  our  body is rich in fats – ‘snehasaroyam purusa‘ . No biochemical reaction or any  cell function would ever occur in the body in the absence of fats.   No food represents such a full spectrum of molecules – from healthy to distorted and extremely toxic as fat. Good fats […]

Sarcoidosis treatment in Ayurveda – a case study

Sarcoidosis now curable with Ayurveda We treat Sarcoidosis with Panchakarma therapies followed by Rasayana therapy. Out of Panchakarma therapies ‘Basti‘ was the treatment of choice. Although treatment pattern varies depending upon stage of disease and body constitution. In many cases we treat with medicine only and therapies are not needed. We are presenting here, in short […]

Ayurvedic massage

  Ayurvedic massage Ayurvedic massage is becoming more and more popular by the day. In fact we have observed that sometimes people identify Ayurveda with ‘massage’ which is a very sad state of affairs as far as Ayurveda is concerned. By this we don’t mean that massage is not important, neither do we underestimate the […]

Ayurvedic treatment for Asthma -The role of bitter tasting foods

  Ayurvedic treatment for asthma Ayurvedic treatment for asthma like for any other disease consists of drugs that derive their potency from their taste.In Ayurveda every drug has a taste which gives it the potential. According to scientists at the University of Massachusetts medical school ,substances which give some foods their bitter flavors can also […]

Ayurvedic Diet – Tastes

Ayurvedic Diet – Tastes Introduction The most important aspect of Ayurvedic diet next to ‘agni’ (fire) is ‘rasa’. The first interaction of a food or herb with the body begins with the tongue and the sense of taste, called ‘ rasa’ in Sanskrit. ‘Rasa’ is the key to understand Ayurvedic nutrition as well as pharmacology […]

Ayurveda diet – The concept of Agni

Agni is the most important concept of Ayurveda diet. Meaning Agni literally means ‘fire’.It is the root of English word ‘ignite’.It is one of the five ‘mahabhutas’ or great/ fundamental elements.It refers broadly to our ability to assimilate all aspects of life including food,experiences,emotions etc. It manifests at all levels namely cells, tissues and organs. […]

Benefits of Triphala

Triphala – The wonder herb in Ayurveda Introduction Triphala is one of the most popular medicines in Ayurveda and the most prescribed Ayurvedic formula. Triphala means’ three fruits.’ These three fruits are : Haritaki-    Terminalia Chebula Bhibhitaki- Terminalia belerica Amalaki- Embilica Officinalis (Indian gooseberry) These trees grow in India and the Middle East. The […]