Many people today suffer from acid peptic disorders, such as gastritis and ulcers. These conditions can cause discomfort and pain, making it important to pay attention to what you eat. A well-regulated diet plays a crucial role in managing these disorders and promoting overall digestive health. In this blog post, we will discuss the key dietary regulations that can help alleviate the symptoms of acid peptic disorders and promote healing.
Swasa (Asthma) is a condition that simply refers to difficulty in breathing or shortness of breath. The condition can originate from the respiratory system, referred to as primary. It can also originate from other systems of the body, referred to as secondary. Bronchial Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease. It affects the airway and causes recurrent episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, tightness of chest, and cough, particularly at night or early morning. According to Ayurveda, the Vata and Kapha doshas mainly cause Swasa.
In today’s fast-paced world, where the demands of daily life can take a toll on our mental, physical, and emotional well-being, finding inner peace is a universal desire. One ancient practice that promises to lead us to this sanctuary of tranquility is Yoga Nidra, often referred to as “yogic sleep” or “sleep meditation.” In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the origins, practices, and myriad benefits of Yoga Nidra, revealing how it can be your gateway to inner peace.
Cervical spondylosis, a degenerative health condition affecting the neck, can be a source of excruciating pain, stiffness, and restricted movement. This ailment typically targets older individuals, often stemming from the natural wear and tear on the spine over time. However, there are various causes, including neck injuries, poor posture, genetics, smoking, obesity, and underlying medical conditions, that can contribute to its development. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the symptoms, complications, and management of cervical spondylosis, with a specific focus on Ayurveda, an ancient healing system known for its holistic approach to health.
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.
Ayurvedic medicine has been used for centuries to treat various health conditions. One of these is varicose veins. Varicose veins are a common health complaint in people like security guards, guards, cops, soldiers, teachers, drivers, and those involved in standing for a long time. These are veins that have become swollen, dilated, twisted, and lose their ability to shrink or re-establish their original status. They often occur in the legs.
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. The Vardhamana Pippali Rasayana aims at increasing and enriching the quality of the tissues or dhatus with the active components…
The Charak Samhita’s Jwar Adhyay highlights the significance of Rasa Pachaka Yoga in treating Vishama Jwara, particularly Santata Jwara. Within the mentioned therapeutic approach, five distinct Pachak Kashayas are outlined, with Rasa Pachaka or Santata Jwar Nashak Kashaya standing out as the initial one. Although the term “Rasa Pachaka Yoga” isn’t explicitly stated, its application in Santata Jwara treatment, arising from Rasa Dhatu Vikruti, becomes evident through Yukti Pramana. This implies a targeted impact on the Rasa Dhatu. In the treatment of Santata Jwara, the primary focus is on Rasa Pachaka, emphasizing its role in rectifying Rasa Dhatu imbalances. The…
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.
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.