Oil Pulling / Oil Swishing – The Authentic Ayurveda Way!

Oil pulling (holding or swishing of herbal oil in the mouth for cleansing / detox / freshening) is a popular trending herbal therapy in the West. This wellness therapy finds its roots in Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine and wellness. Various celebrity Pullers have so far advocated different techniques and oils for good... Continue Reading →


Happy National Ayurveda Day 2017 and Dhanvantari Jayanti!

Today is Dhanvantari Jayanti (popularly known as Dhanteras), the day of the first incarnation of Lord Dhanvantari, the patron god of medicine in Indian mythology, celebrated since millennia as the Doctors' Day in India, and since 2016, officially as the National Ayurveda Day. Wishing all the Ayurveda practitioners, healthcare community, our readers and everybody out... Continue Reading →

Drinking Water in the Morning good or Bad, and the Right Way

If you have ever been to a physician, there's one favorite question after seeing your tongue, "Do you drink water first thing in the morning after waking up / brushing your teeth?" Contrary to what many think, drinking water on an empty stomach in the morning, called 'Ushahpaan' in Ayurveda, is a strictly contra-indicated practice,... Continue Reading →

Dr. Herbz Completed Two Years Today!

It still seems like yesterday, when I had put that first post on WordPress. Two years and 77 articles later, I have with me a 150+ strong community of bloggers. Thank you for all the love and support! Stay Healthy, stay Happy!

The Senior Citizens’ Guide to maintaining Good Health – Part II of III

Continued from where we left in Part 1... ‚Äč 6. Kidneys Ageing causes decrease in - Renal blood flow Renal mass Urine filtration Renal tubular secretion & resorption Ability to excrete a free water load Effects -  Changes in drug levels with increased risk of adverse drug effects (side-effects, as we call them in layman terms)... Continue Reading →

A very important cautionary for all our patients and readers

It has come to our notice that a number of online consultation websites have suddenly hosted profiles with my name in their listings, without our least knowledge and permission. We will soon be taking action to get those profiles identified and removed, but it may take time and so, readers are hereby informed and advised... Continue Reading →

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