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Wish you all a Happy and Healthy World Health Day! Last year on this day, I had narrated a funny but educative mythological story related to Ayurveda and Health This year, I decided to write something more on the educational side for our readers. Ask yourself a question, when you say someone has a good 'health',... Continue Reading →
The Ayurvedic pregnancy-care regimen, called 'Garbh-sanskar', has become the latest fave-word amongst to-be moms of today. It comprises various therapies, dietary/exercise regimes and medications that enable the baby to be concieved and born the healthiest possible and without any complications, while assuring a quick recovery for the mother. However, it has also become subject of... Continue Reading →
Ever since I started Ayurvedic practice, I repeatedly find that there are more misconceptions floating around about Ayurveda, than there are fanships. So here comes The Top Ten Ayurveda Myth-buster List ... Myth 1. All Ayurvedic drugs contain heavy metals like lead and arsenic. Ayurvedic drugs are classified in two types - Vanaspatij/Aushadhi (herbal) and... Continue Reading →
Eating is inarguably the most primary instinct of all living beings. Yet, in the hurry-and-worry of our busy life, we tend to forget some of the basic factors needed to make eating a healthy phenomenon. The internet (and probably your personal library) is flooded with tonnes of advice on what to and what not to... Continue Reading →
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 →
Today is 9 November 2015, Dhantrayodashi, the day of the incarnation of Lord Dhanvantari, the Hindu god of health and medicine. He is regarded as the bringer of Amrut, the nectar of immortality; and the physician to the gods. In India, he is worshipped widely as the blessing deity by all medical professionals, traditional and... Continue Reading →