Kayakalpam: Live long naturally!

(Top 10 herbs for a long life-I)

Siddha system is not just a medical science but a way of life which has brought unity, peace and harmony on earth. It originates from the Saivite philosophy and is the oldest medicine system prevalent in India. Out of the five branches in which Siddha System of Medicine claims to have expertise in, Kayakalpam is the most sought after. [Read more…]

Ayurveda for Winter Depression- Part I

Winter is a challenging season, both physically as well as mentally. Feelings of depression, sadness and impending doom experienced by many during this season are collectively known as Winter Depression – a type of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Colder nights, shorter days and scarcity of day light cause major shifts in the circadian rhythms of our body and mind. These changes are considered as major reasons for triggering SAD disorders. Experts say that winter depression affects almost 20% individuals all over the world. It is more common in women than in men. [Read more…]

Five Most Effective Ayurvedic Herbs for Spring Allergies

Spring season is termed as the ‘Father of all diseases’ by Ayurveda and it surely lives up this title. The massive Kapha imbalance hat ensues with spring season creates flare-ups in seasonal respiratory allergies including the notorious Hay fever. Weak immune system, Kapha and other dosha imbalance, slow digestion etc. are believed to be the main contributors to most respiratory allergies in adults as well as children. Ayurvedic herbs that strengthen our immune system are an integral part of management of seasonal allergies. This article will clue you into five most effective Ayurvedic herbs that help in seasonal respiratory allergies- [Read more…]