Shirovasti

Shirovasti is the most intensive, potent external oil application. Shirovasti is a special technique to administer medicated oil on the head. Just as the roof is a very part of every home, protecting us from scorching heat, chilly wind and incessant rainfall, similarly the head is the most crucial part of the human body. We Read More

Dinacharya or Daily Routine

How does Ayurveda help maintain health? To maintain the health of a healthy person Ayurveda provides guidelines an Ideal Daily Routine called “Dincharya” and Seasonal routine called “Rutucharya”. The uniqueness of these routines is that it is in Harmony with nature’s daily and yearly cycle, respectively. DINCHARYA (IDEAL DAILY ROUTINE)What is Dinacharya? Dinacharya (दिनचर्या) refers to Read More

Introduction to Ayurveda

Aim of Ayurveda –“Swasthasya Swasthya RakshanamAturasya Vikar Prashamanam cha!” The main aim of Ayurveda is to maintain the health of the healthy person and to cure the disease(s) of the sick person. Thus, Ayurveda focuses on maintaining one’s health and not just freedom from physical diseases. Ayurveda’s definition of health –Sama dosha sama agnischa sama Read More

Aama

What is AMA in Ayurveda? AMA is a distinctive and peculiar concept in Ayurveda. “AMA” in Sanskrit literally means undigested, raw, unripe or unbaked food substance. In Ayurvedic Classics it is the product of metabolic defect. It is formed due to improperly metabolized by-product of undigested food due to slow or low Agni (Digestive fire). Read More

Agni

“You are what you Digest” and not just “what you eat”!What is Digestive Fire or Agni according to Ayurveda? Agni is a Sanskrit word which means digestive fire. It represents enzymes responsible for digestion and metabolism. Agni (digestive fire) plays a vital role in metabolism and proper functioning of the body. In essence, it is Read More

Eladi Thailam & Eladi Coconut Oil

Eladi Thailam is an ayurvedic medicated oil prepared with herbal paste, water and sesame oil as base. In the similar way Eladi Kera/coconut Thailam is prepared using coconut oil as base. Properties of both Thailams/oils are different due to change in base oil. Eladi Thailam pacifies Vata Dosha and Kapha Dosha. Eladi Kera Thailam also pacifies Pitta Dosha, thus Read More

Triphala Choornam

Triphala has been described in the ancient Ayurvedic text as a Rasayana dravya(Rejuvenating herb) and in Virecan Gana (purgative herb). As the name itself indicates “Triphala” being a combination of three herbs like Haritaki(Terminalia Chebula) + Bibhitaki (Terminalia Bellerica) + Amala (Embilica Officinialis). It is usually equal proportion or by mixing one part of Haritaki, two parts of Bibhitaki and four parts of Amalaki. It is also known by these names Vara, phalatrikam and sreshthatamam. Read More

Hinguvachadi Choornam

“Hinguvachadi Choornam-Best Herbal remedy to IMPROVE DIGESTION” “Hing” is well-known for its gas-relieving properties. It is good for gas-type constipation, piles and hiccup, as well as back-ache due to gas-build up in the colon. Hinguvachadi Choornam is an herbal medicine of Ayurveda that has miraculous results in digestive troubles such as indigestion, anorexia, flatulence and Read More

Thaleesapathradi Choornam

Recurrent cough and cold is very common problem for all age groups. “Thaleesapathradi Choornam” is one of the best ayurvedic herbal remedy for prevention and cure of this problem. Thaleespathradi Choornam is a mixture of seven dry herbal powder/spices .Ingredients-1. Talisapatra ( Abies Webbiana)2. Maricha ( Piper Nigrum)3. Shunthi (Zingiber Officinale)4. Pippali (Piper Longum)5.Vamshalochan ( Read More

Avipathi Choornam

Avipathi Choornam is a famous ayurvedic herbal powder, used in treatment of pitta imbalance disorders as Shodhana ( Purification)& Shamana (Alleviating) medication. Vipathi means calamity, adversity or misfortune . So avipathi literally means which does not produce any harmful effects. As name suggests, Avipathi choornam is one of the simplest and effective herbal mixture commonly Read More