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Yogic Healing for Alcoholism and Other Drug Addiction

Yoga is a mindful or conscious practice of body, breath and thoughts with various postures and some code of conducts while alcoholism and addictions are unconscious practices done ignorantly. Whatever addicted activities you do, it is done without being conscious/...

Yoga for Asthma Relief

Yoga Asana for Asthma Relief Yoga has many health benefits, though it might be difficult to realize what the natural asthma relief is. Researchers have found some important yoga asanas that are helpful for asthma. Among the many healing effects, yoga is natural asthma...

Ayurvedic Treatment For Sinusitis

Sinusitis is inflammatory condition of air spaces within our face bone called paranasal sinuses. In this article (Ayurvedic Treatment for sinusitis) we will discuss on symptoms and remedy of sinusitis through Ayurvedic approach. Sinusitis is very common in winter...

Yoga Asanas for Winter Imbalance

Many people suffer from colds and flus in the winter season, so yoga asanas that open the chest, throat, and sinuses help in ameliorating congestion and warming your respiratory organs.  There are many yoga asanas for winter imbalance.  Before starting yoga poses, you...

Brain Waves

Every matter in the universe has its own vibrations. Similarly, all the parts of the body has also vibration. Each part of body vibrates in its own rhythm. The brain has a unique set of waves which is known as brain waves. There is communication of neurons within the...

12 secrets of lifestyle management

12 fromulas for lifestyle management which lead you towards healthy, happy and harmonious life The secrets of lifestyle management have become a vital part of life that should be known to all the people for living a healthy, happy and harmonious life. Many people are...

How to activate Chakra

How to activate the Muladhar (root) chakra This chakra is founded on being physically mindful and comfort feelings in various situations. You will feel well-balanced, stable and secure if it is opened and balanced. You will feel no danger and won’t distrust...

Seven Chakras in Human Body

Seven chakras in Human body are Seven Energy center in Human Body Human beings have various energy centers in the body in invisible form to receive the energy from the universe and to wash away the impurities from the body. Among various energy centers, seven are the...

An Ayurvedic Approach to Chakra Healing

The recent advances made in Kirlian photography by the like of Dr. Konstantin Korotkov provide a huge sigh of relief for the modernist approach to Chakra healing. This means you can quantify the Chakras and their actions based on the energy fields they create around...

Dincharya: The Yogic Lifestyle

Dincharya or the daily lifestyle is a unique modality that has been prescribed in the textbooks of Ayurveda. It traverses and interconnects many different planes of the human body - The physical, mental and spiritual planes. Thus it brings the body in rhythm with that...

Oral Hygiene in Ayurveda

Ayurveda is not only a treatment system but it also advocates the preventative aspects of health. Its major aim is maintaining the healthy state of a healthy person. Dincharya has scientifically organized daily performable activities for a person to maintain their...

Essential Oils: Adding Essence to Life

Essential oils are basically a form of lipids which contains volatile aroma constituents found in plants. They go by various names including volatile oils, ethereal oils, aetherolea or simply put oils of plants. The oil is called essential oil in the sense that it...

Swarna Prasana: Ayurvedic Approach to Immunization

Sushruta and Vagvata have given us hints that immunology was prevalent in the ancient day and age. These Ayurveda experts explained about the use of Swarna (gold) in Jatakarma (the process of initial stabilization of the baby immediately after birth) which is called...

The Three Gunas: Sattva, Rajas, and Tamas

In addition to three Doshas that form the physiological constitution, Ayurveda recognizes three psychic energies or Gunas that governs the mind and determines your psychological characters. When the three Gunas are balanced they keep the mind and, the body healthy....

Ayurvadic fruits according to prakriti

In this article we will discuss about Ayurvadic fruits according to prakriti. During the characterization of different foods and their usage in various Prakriti Ayurveda follows a general guideline of like increases like. For example, dry dates would increase the Vata...

Dharaniya Vega: Urges to be controlled

Certain habits urge, emotions, thoughts have to be retained and controlled while certain other types habits or should never be retained as these puts too much strain on the bodily systems. The non- retainable urges are quantified to be thirteen in number; and will be...

Popular Ayurvedic Herbs

Ayurveda known in modern times for herbalist approaches and holistic diagnosis and treatment, in its ancient textbooks has described tens of thousands of herbs and their various health promotive and disease curative properties. Some of these herbs described some four...

Triphala an Ayurvedic formulation of three fruits

Triphala is a classical Ayurvedic formulation which uses fruits of three plants – Amlaki (Indian gooseberry, Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Chebulic mylobalan, Terminalia chebula) and Bibhitaki (Belleric myrobalan, Terminalia bellerica). The effectiveness of Triphala...

Ayurvedic Herbs: Recipe for Health

Ayurveda has described around ten thousand herbs in its major books. These herbs are readily available in surrounding but some of the herbs are quite esoteric and certain herbs have become extinct after their conception as medicinal plants. However, keeping its...

Massage: An Overview | Ayurvedic Massage

Massage is the systematic manipulation of the body for the purposes of relaxation, or therapy. Different cultures tend to have developed specific forms of massage according to the bodily needs. From the gentle Swedish massage to the stronger ones like “Ayurvedic...

Disease Progression: six stage of pathogenesis

Ayurveda describes health as a fine blend of Dosha, Dhatu (tissue) and Mala (wastes) along with the blissful state of senses, mind and soul. Any aberration in these health factors results in disease. The disease is not an instant process but a multistage process as...

Dietary recommendation as per prakriti

In this article we are giving the Ayurvedic Dietary Recommendation ( Vegetable recommendation) as per vata, pitta & Kapha . During the characterization of different foods and their usage in various Prakriti Ayurveda follows a general guideline of like increases...

The Dosha Clock

The Dosha Clock – In the Morning and Day Ayurveda in its axioms of Dincharya (daily lifestyle) provides an insight into the logos of following the Dincharya. It describes and further elaborates this through the happenings of Dosha clock. What is a dosha clock?...

Mini-panchakarma: The Do at Home Guide

Virechana and Vasti If you are not near a center where panchakarma is available under the supervision of a trained Ayurvedic physician, you can do an effective purification program at home. Begin your home detoxification program with internal oleation. Take four...

Managing Diabetes: An Ayurvedic Perspective

The Ayurvedic physicians careful in the diagnosis (managing diabetes) coined two terms to describe the condition of diabetes – Prameha (pre-diabetes) and Madhumeha (diabetes). In the same sentence that baptizes the terms these physicians were quick to point out that...

yoga therapy / Therapeutic yoga

Therapeutic yoga is an application of yogic activities, principles, and methods to cure various ailments of human beings. Yoga is evidently therapeutic. It is therapeutic in nature. So, for the treatment purpose a concept called “Therapeutic Yoga” has been evolved....

Food and Ayurveda: Dietary advice according to body

Ayurveda as a system of medicine advocates a preventative approach to assessing ones’ own health.Thus an Ayurvedic assessment begins with the assessment of Prakriti, the body type of an individual.This means that an Ayurvedic approach to treatment or to the prevention...

Pinda Sweda: Sudation by bolus

The word Pinda translates into bolus and Sweda translates into sudation. So, the act of sweating out the veiled bodily toxins by using medicinally prepared boluses is known as Pinda Sweda. Pinda Sweda is a type of “Sagni Sweda” where sudation is done by the infusing...

Shirodhara: Attaining ultimate bliss

The forehead is the seat of Ajna Chakra, as such any disease or dysfunction of the forehead or head leads to a variety of disorders. Shirodhara is a form of Ayurvedic therapy that involves a continuous pouring of medicated oil, decoction, milk or buttermilk, etc. on...

Nasya: The Errhines | Shirovirechana

Nasya is the instillation of medicinal oil, powder or juice of plants through the nostrils. In mentioning Nasya ancient ayurvedic gurus effectively cite that the nose is the gateway to the brain. Thus, the instillation of medicinal herbs through the nose is not only...

Vasti: Therapeutic Approach for Colon Health

Vasti literally means urinary bladder. Traditionally, for Vasti there was a use of animal urinary bladder for pushing oil or enema matter into your rectum. However, as time changes the procedures are shaped in a way favorable to the human condition. Hence, the use of...

Virechana: The Cleansing of Abdomen

Virechana as a word is taken directly out of the ancient dialectical Ayurvedic books, where it literally means removing the doshas (toxins) out through the rectal route. This is known as purgation. The procedure of purgation helps in ridding your body of (toxic)...

Vamana Karma: Medical Emesis or Medical vomiting

Vamana in its Sanskrit iteration means to relieve Doshas (toxic) through the oral route. It is the first among the hailed Panchakarma and the first step in your total body health and well-being. In getting a Vamana you don’t directly go in the trance of getting an...

Pradhankarma: The Main Procedure of Panchakarma

The term pradhankarma encapsulates and embodies a generalized and broad concept of panchakarma. The term pradhankarma is organized up from two words “Pradhan” meaning key and karma meaning “methods of treatments”. The therapeutics or treatment, however, varies on...

Purvakarma: Preparatory Procedures of Panchakarma

The whole of panchakarma involves the complex and stepwise measures of prepping (called purvakarma), main procedure (called pradhankarma), and after procedures (called paschatkarma). The preparatory procedures are used to increase the effectiveness of panchakarma...

Panchakarma: The Therapeutic Approach to Diseases

The basic tenet of Ayurveda involves treating the patient in two way – Sodhana (Purification) and Samana (Pacification). The Sodhana involves relieving the body of various aggravated Dosha by dismissing them through body orifices, Samana involves intake of herbs,...

Panchamahabhut: Five Basic Elements of Body

The five basic – or rather great – elements (Panchamahabhut) are not elements at all; in fact, they are even the minutiae forms of the elements that constitute this universe. Thus Panchamahabhut makes up the atoms, elements, molecules, and everything tangential or...

Mala: The Waste

MMala in an unadulterated sense means wastes. The wastes from the body are the Pureesha (feces), Sveda (sweat) and Mutra (urine). Effective elimination is important for health and vigor. Certain tissues produce their own respective Malas. Rasa produces Kapha (Phlegm)...

Agni: The Transformative fire

Agni literally means fire. It represents a combustible force present inside each and every nook and cranny of the body such that the food may transform itself into bodily tissues and the bodily tissues may intermingle among themselves. Thus, it is the fire that brings...

Dhatus: Body Tissues

What Ayurveda described thousands of years ago is equally relevant now. Ayurveda described the body primarily is compiled of seven dhatus (or tissues), where each tissues’ crucial role is governed by the bodily humor (doshas). In an ordinal fashion the dhatus can be...

Prakriti: Body Constitution

When sperm and ovum fuse (as the magic happens) during fertilization one, two or all three of the doshas develops in excess. The surplus dosha is then primarily responsible for guiding your body constitution. Superfluous dosha thus mandates your body type. Thus in...

Dosha: Vata, Pitta, Kapha

Ayurveda and its principles sprout form the roots of doshas (humors). Hardly any of the chapters in three major treatise of Ayurveda – the Charak Samhita, the Susruta Samhita and the Astanga Hridayam – are free from the elaborative touch of doshas. Doshas reiterated...

Vata : A Force for Change

On the recitation of Vata, an Ayurvedic personnel goes a long way in describing it as a prime driving force for all of the actions governed in the body. From driving other doshas to their site of action to driving the body as a whole towards work and/or retreat, It is...

Ayurveda Introduction

Ayurveda Introduction In saying Ayurveda is a science of life is undermining much of the content that the treaties of Ayurveda deals with. Ayurveda being thousands of years old has been placed into various renditions of centuries and reconfiguration of times ;...

Pitta and kapha

While Vata is the force driving change Pitta and Kapha are the ministers that guide it. Vata binds Pitta and Kapha in its shackles and is responsible for posting them into their ministry - their respective site of actions. The bile and phlegm driven into their...

Ayurveda History

Ayurveda History

From the reigns of the dominant Vedas appears a distinct knowledge of understanding of human health and diseases. Called as Ayurveda, it grew and flourished into the science on how to bejewel your daily life with didactic practices on a healthy lifestyle. Ayurveda was...

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