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Understanding Ama
  The Sanskrit name for disease in Ayurveda is ‘Amaya’ which means something derived from ‘ama’ – the unwanted or unprocessed. On the other hand the name for the field of general medicine is ‘kayachikitsa’ where  kaya  is a synonym of agni or fire. This underlines the importance of ama and agni in the whole… View Article

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Refined Sugars- Ayurvedic perspective
                            If a list of bad foods was drawn, refined sugar would rank second on this list, the first one being refined oils Some of the qualities of sweet taste mentioned in Ayurveda are: Prahaladana: brings happiness to the mind Brimhana :nourishing… View Article

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Refined oils – Ayurvedic perspective
                                    It is held in Ayurveda that  our  body is rich in fats – ‘snehasaroyam purusa‘ . No biochemical reaction or any  cell function would ever occur in the body in the absence of fats.   No food represents… View Article

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Sarcoidosis treatment in Ayurveda – a case study
Sarcoidosis now curable with Ayurveda We treat Sarcoidosis with Panchakarma therapies followed by Rasayana therapy. Out of Panchakarma therapies ‘Basti‘ was the treatment of choice. Although treatment pattern varies depending upon stage of disease and body constitution. In many cases we treat with medicine only and therapies are not needed. We are presenting here, in short… View Article

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BASTI treatment in Ayurveda
Basti – The jewel of Ayurveda This is an article to help people understand the importance of Basti treatment in Ayurveda. Basti in Ayurveda is said to be among the main therapies, we can also call it the king of all Ayurveda treatments. Often in our clinical practice we are amazed seeing the results of… View Article

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Ayurvedic massage
  Ayurvedic massage Ayurvedic massage is becoming more and more popular by the day. In fact we have observed that sometimes people identify Ayurveda with ‘massage’ which is a very sad state of affairs as far as Ayurveda is concerned. By this we don’t mean that massage is not important, neither do we underestimate the… View Article

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Ayurvedic treatment for Asthma -The role of bitter tasting foods
  Ayurvedic treatment for asthma Ayurvedic treatment for asthma like for any other disease consists of drugs that derive their potency from their taste.In Ayurveda every drug has a taste which gives it the potential. According to scientists at the University of Massachusetts medical school ,substances which give some foods their bitter flavors can also… View Article

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Ayurvedic Diet – Tastes
Ayurvedic Diet – Tastes Introduction The most important aspect of Ayurvedic diet next to ‘agni’ (fire) is ‘rasa’. The first interaction of a food or herb with the body begins with the tongue and the sense of taste, called ‘ rasa’ in Sanskrit. ‘Rasa’ is the key to understand Ayurvedic nutrition as well as pharmacology… View Article

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Ayurveda diet – The concept of Agni
Agni is the most important concept of Ayurveda diet. Meaning Agni literally means ‘fire’.It is the root of English word ‘ignite’.It is one of the five ‘mahabhutas’ or great/ fundamental elements.It refers broadly to our ability to assimilate all aspects of life including food,experiences,emotions etc. It manifests at all levels namely cells, tissues and organs…. View Article

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Benefits of Triphala
Triphala – The wonder herb in Ayurveda Introduction Triphala is one of the most popular medicines in Ayurveda .It is also the most prescribed Ayurvedic formula.Literally Triphala means ‘Three fruits’. These three fruits are : Haritaki-    Terminalia Chebula Bhibhitaki- Terminalia Belerica Amalaki- Embilica Officinalis (Indian gooseberry) These trees grow in India and middle east. Fruits of these… View Article

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