Ayurvedic remedy for Obesity

Obesity  or  Sthaulya is the most common nutritional disorder in the present era. It has reached epidemic proportions globally with more than 1 billion adults overweight – atleast 300 million of them clinically obese – is a major contributor to the global burden of chronic diseases and disability. [Read more…]

Balancing our Lives with the Koshas

According to Ayurvedic wisdom, the body is made up of many subtle layers called koshas in Sanskrit. Sanskrit is the ancient language of India and is also known as the sacred language. These sheaths are layers of the body that when functioning at a healthy level work to keep our physical vessel and our mental condition in optimal health. [Read more…]

Life within You: An Ayurvedic View

Motherhood is a celebration of life and love! Nurturing of a piece of flesh into a full grown baby and later into a responsible, honest and intelligent human being is the biggest challenge a woman faces in her life. [Read more…]

Control Your Breathing Through Ayurveda

Asthma is “Swas roga” in Ayurveda. Ayurveda describes asthma as the combination of vitiated Pranvayu with deranged kapha dosha in the lungs causing obstruction in the respiratory passage. This obstruction results in gasping and labored breathing. [Read more…]

Diet for Health: Ayurvedic Diet

Ayurvedic diet forms an integral and important part of Ayurvedic therapy. Along with Ayurvedic medicines and therapy, Ayurvedic diet has been given immense importance in treatment. Ayurvedic diet nourishes the body, restores balances of tridoshas or constitutional type and is very essential for maintaining health. According to science of Ayurveda, the right Ayurvedic diet forms the foundation of healing. [Read more…]

Manage Your Hypertension Through Ayurveda

Ayurveda visualizes hypertension as a dysfunction of all the doshas; vata, pitta and kapha. Ayurveda refers to hypertension as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and its main cause is the nullification of vata and pitta doshas. The Ayurveda treatment of hypertension mainly balances in the balancing of these two doshas. The Ayurvedic treatment of hypertension consists of the use of herbal preparations, diet, yoga, meditation and other practices. [Read more…]

Cancer: An Ayurvedic Perspective

The aim of modern medicine in treating cancer is in “killing the cancer cells.” The three forte of treatment are radiation therapy, surgery and chemotherapy. These give rise to innumerable associated risks and side effects. [Read more…]

Are Sprouts an Every-Day Food?

Blanket diet rules like eat sprouts, eat raw vegetables, drink plenty of water etc. bear likeness to the nature of a double edged sword. While some of us are truly benefited by adopting them in our lifestyle; some others can end up with imbalance and diseases. Sprouts (from beans, lentils especially) are without a doubt a healthy and nutritious food. However, Ayurveda advises against the habit of eating sprouts regularly. [Read more…]

Ten Reasons to have Ghee (Clarified Butter) in your Kitchen

Ghee(Clarified butter) has always occupied the center stage of Indian tradition and Indian cuisine since time immemorial. It has been regarded as an auspicious element that draws positive energies into the household and our lives. Ghee has been used for thousands of years for the Vedic Practice of Agnihotra – offerings made to Agni Dev– the God of Fire every day during sunrise and sunset for welcoming positive energies, prosperity and tranquility into the household. A staple in Indian cuisine, Ghee has a hoard of health benefits. [Read more…]

The Best Foods to Maintain Your Ayurvedic Diet

For thousands of years Ayurvedic principles have had a solid hold in the traditional medicinal practices that have ruled India’s healthcare ideals. [Read more…]