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Category: KAYA CHIKITSA

Garbha Sanskara – Ayurvedic Antenatal Care

Garbha Sanskara is a process to achieve physical, mental, spiritual, emotional, social development within the mother and baby. It is a complete pregnancy care guideline to get a marvelous healthy child. It is those ‘nine months’ crucial period when maximum efforts are to be taken for betterment of the offspring’s. Now it is scientifically proved that the unborn baby can not only listen, feel but also responds by using its own way. Garbha sanskara is some special efforts taken to stimulate baby’s senses gently from outside for the maximum development of its physic & intellectual ability. The process of selecting…

Autism – Ayurvedic Perspective

Ayurveda has viewed ASD as a behavioral abnormality with its roots situated in the defective neuropsychological system and disorder in the digestive and metabolic system Autism, typical or atypical disabilities and other autistic disorders fall into the category of Unmada (According to Ayurveda), where one or more of the mental abilities go wrong. The whole concept of unmada incorporates various types of inappropriate behavior shown by the person as a result of the distortion of the normal mind, intellect, conscious awareness, memory, desire, manner, and behavior.

Typhoid – According to Ayurveda

Typhoid

Typhoid is an acute illness associated with fever caused by Salmonella enteric serotype Typhi bacteria and also by Salmonella paratyphi. Typhoid can be classified broadly under ‘jwara’. Though jwara is a broader concept it is commonly compared with fever. In fact jwara is a common term used to describe fevers of different kinds and is even used by common man in some parts of India.

Shadangapaniya – Benefits and Preparation Method

shadangpaniya

Shadanga Paniya is liquid preparation used in Ayurveda for the initial stages of fever. It decreases excessive thirst, burning sensation, restlessness, and distaste. It further helps increase appetite. Shadanga Paniya is an example of Shrutsheet Jala that is Kwatha or decoction. Kwatha, Decoction is a method of extraction by boiling herbal or plant material to dissolve the chemicals of the material. It is the most common preparation method in various herbal-medicine systems. Kashaya, Kwatha, Shrut, Niryuha, Kadha, and Niryuha are synonyms of Kwatha.

Vardhamana Pippali Rasayana – Method, Benefits, Properties and Doses

vardhamana pippali rasayana

Pippali or Piper longum (long pepper) is one of the best medicinal herbs in Ayurvedic practice, for ages. Studded with immense medicinal and disease-modifying properties, Pippali is used as both preventive as well as curative medicine. Pippali has been praised to have good Rasayana properties (Rasayana = immune-modulators, anti-aging, rejuvenators, disease modifiers, longevity promoters). Pippali used as a single herb, or as a part of the compound, yields a good cure in many systemic diseases, including stubborn and chronic ones.

Naishthiki Chikitsa

Naishthiki chikitsa

Ayurveda has always emphasized the importance of treating the mental aspects for complete relief. Accordingly various treatment modalities are mentioned to keep the patient’s mind healthy by maintaining the balance between the Manas Doshas. Satva, Rajas and Tamas are considered the Manas dosha amongst which one should aim at developing the Satva guna as it can help to keep our mind stable.

Aushadha Sevana Kala – In detail

Aushadha Sevana Kala

Aushadha Sevana Kala is a fundamental concept in Ayurveda that outlines the timing and guidelines for the consumption of herbal medicines. It emphasizes the importance of taking medicines at the right time, in the right quantity, and with the right combination to ensure maximum effectiveness and minimal side effects. According to Ayurveda, the timing of medicine intake is critical, as it can have a significant impact on the body’s ability to absorb and utilize the medicinal properties of the herbs. By following Aushadha Sevana Kala, individuals can optimize the therapeutic benefits of herbal medicines and promote their overall health and…

Aushadha Sevana Kala – According to various acharya

Genuine drugs with the proper time of administration along with the correct route of administration will give an optimum pharmacological effect. Hence in ancient times, Ayurvedic scholars have described the time of administration in a lucid manner in their respective compendia. It is an important principle of ayurvedic pharmacy and pharmaceutics since they are dependent on diurnal variation in tridosha in normal and abnormal conditions.

Synonyms of ‘AYU’

शरीरेन्द्रियसत्वात्मसंयोगोधारि जीवितम् | नित्यागाश्चनुबन्धश्च पर्यायैरायुरुच्यते || (च.सू. १/४२) आयु के पर्याय – १. धारि – जो शरीर को सड़ने नहीं देता अर्थात शरीर को धारण…

Aim of Ayurveda

आयुर्वेद प्रयोजन प्रयोजनं चास्य स्वस्थस्य स्वास्थ्यरक्षणमातुरस्य विकारप्रशमनं च | (च.सू. ३०/२६) आचार्य चरक ने आयुर्वेद के मुख्य दो प्रयोजन बताए है – १. स्वस्थ मनुष्य…

Amlapitta – Causes to Treatment

Acidity

Hyperacidity (Amlapitta) is one of the most common diseases seen in society. It is seen in all ages, all classes, and all communities. Hyperacidity refers to a set of symptoms caused by an imbalance between the acid-secreting mechanism of the stomach and proximal intestine and the protective mechanisms that ensure their safety. The stomach normally secretes acid that is essential in the digestive process. When there is excess production of acid in the stomach, it results in the condition known as acidity or amlapitta.

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