The rise of AI and What it can mean for Healthcare globally

Artificial intelligence, often abbreviated as “AI”, is broadly defined as “the science and engineering of making intelligent machines, especially intelligent computer programs". In layman's terms, it is the faculty concerned with making machines that can 'think' for themselves and take decisions independently based on their knowledge and experience, the way humans do. Although a relatively... Continue Reading →


DIY Home remedy: Ayurvedic Herbal Throat Lozenge for cough relief

Winter has stayed longer this year in India, and morning temperatures continue to be low even after 14th Jan in much of the subcontinent. In such weather, if you start feeling troubled by cough, sore throat and hoarse voice, this article is just for you. The below throat lozenge recipe, called "Lavangadi vati" in Ayurveda,... Continue Reading →

Did you know: More than 60% of today’s modern drugs have herbal origin.

Want examples? Read on to see how many of these well-known drugs that you know of, are actually herbal in origin – Atropine The Anticholinergic used in a wide variety of ailments comes from Atropa belladonna plant. Theophylline This preferred Bronchodilator and diuretic drug is the active principle of Theobroma cacao, alongwith Theobromine, another lesser... Continue Reading →



My father left his mortal frame for another journey on 9th this month. A man of high moral integrity, he was the person having the lion's share in shaping the set of ethics I live by today. He had been battling with blindness and paralysis caused by what the doctors termed 'a diffuse idiopathic nerve... Continue Reading →


Personalized Medicine in Ayurveda, Part I: Explaining Dosha Prakriti using a 3D Cartesian Vector Model

Personalized Medicine, also called precision medicine, is defined as a medical model that proposes the customization of healthcare – with medical decisions, practices, and/or products being tailored to the individual patient; and is a big buzzword amongst the biomedical community today. This approach to healthcare draws large parallels to the fundamental tenet of Ayurveda, that... Continue Reading →


Another intriguing piece of Ancient Wisdom

Ayurveda is largely seen as a system of medicine and correctly so, but the faculty of knowledge whose name literally means ‘The Science of Life’ has much more to it than only medicine. Whenever one reads the ancient treatises, one is but compelled to delve deeper into the ethical, philosophical and esoteric aspect that they... Continue Reading →


Make your own Herbal Homemade Shampoo and Hair Conditioner. Here’s How!

Did you know, the word ‘Shampoo’ is derived from the Hindi word ‘Champo’, thanks to Ayurveda! Fun facts apart, how would it be if you could make your own DIY herbal shampoo-cum-hair conditioner at home? Natural care to the hair, no side effects and not to mention, lighter on the purse! We tell you how... Continue Reading →


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 →


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