‘Nerinjil’, also known as ‘Gokshura’ or ‘Devil’s weed’ is a plant that is covered with thorns, comprising small leaves flowers that are yellow in colour. It is the thorns of the herb that are used for medicinal purposes in Ayurveda. The thorn is actua…"10 effective medicinal uses of Ayurvedic herb Gokshura"
With modern lifestyle and living conditions, constipation has emerged a major disease in every household, affecting children and adults alike. Constipation is generally considered to be a condition wherein there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, …"10 effective Ayurvedic remedies to relieve constipation"
There is an increased demand among the general public for the combined therapy, including Ayurveda, Yoga, Siddha and Homeopathy, for treating Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), said recent reports.
The combined therapy for ASD was initiated at the Mahatm…
A recent study by Gujarat Ayurveda University in India has concluded that consumption of the ayurvedic shrub ‘Giloy’ (heart-leaved moonseed) increased the lifespan of the common fruit fly. The Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, …"Ayurvedic herb Giloy proves to be a major breakthrough in combating ageing"
The preliminary results of a recent study, the largest ever multi-centre randomised trial on ‘cardiac rehabilitation and health benefits of yoga’, have revealed that yoga is safe, and offers ‘similar’ benefits as cardiac care that is typically prescri…"Yoga proven safe and effective for cardiac surgery patients"
Punarnava (Hogweed) also referred to as Thazhuthama is a popular ayurvedic herb that has been used since time immemorial for its rejuvenating and purifying properties.
Being indigenous to India, the plant grows wild all over the country as a common cr…
Diseases can be classified as infectious or lifestyle diseases. While the former is largely due to involvement of external pathogens, lifestyle diseases are often considered preventable, as they are often the result of our own faulty dietary and lifes…"6 simple Ayurvedic lifestyle tips to manage hypertension naturally"
When it comes to hair care, natural is always the best. Herbs help protect the natural texture and sheen of hair when the ingredients are blended in a balanced way, so that they can address specific concerns while also protecting your hair from damage…"6 Ayurvedic Hair Masks that add life to your hair"
Ayurveda and Yoga can help in lowering your blood pressure naturally and quickly, according to latest study.
According to experts, some tweaks in diet, lifestyle and exercise can go a long way in managing blood pressure levels.
In case you are a hyper…
‘Trataka’ is a Hatha Yoga method to develop concentration. It is a simple, yet powerful practice, which form part of the six purification methods in Hatha Yoga. The technique involves gazing or fixing the eyes on one point, either on an object or on a…"Trataka – A yoga form that unfolds the Eyes-Mind relationship"
Do you suffer from insomnia or poor quality of sleep? A popular ancient herb, widely used in Ayurvedic treatments, often referred to as the king of herbs, namely, Ashwagandha, was used for centuries in Ayurvedic line of treatment to promote sound slee…"Ancient Indian ayurvedic herb treats insomnia, confirm researchers"
Winter is usually a difficult season for majority of our elderly folks. This is the season of the year when their Arthritis pain will be at its peak. Arthritis refers to joint pain or joint disease, due to inflammation of joints, affecting one or mult…"Reduce arthritis pain with these Ayurvedic herbs"
For those visiting Kerala, a new tourism programme, titled ‘AyurBodha’, a blend of tourism and information on Ayurveda, would be available. The programme was launched at the World Travel Mart (WTM) in London.
The programme was launched by the Tourism …
We often refer to certain foods as ‘superfoods’, not because they are exotic or out-of-reach, but because they carry immense health value and grow in our own backyards. Ayurveda suggests that watching what you eat is the first step to remaining health…"5 best Ayurvedic superfoods ideal for daily diet"
Hatha yoga is a combination of asanas, pranayams and meditation. Practise of Hatha Yoga for a minimum of 25 minutes daily, coupled with mindfulness meditation, boosts brain functioning and energy levels significantly, as per latest study.
The study sh…
Yoga can complement traditional therapies and help in reducing symptoms of depression, claims researchers at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Centre in the United States.
According to Lindsey Hopkins from the San Francisco Medical Centre, yo…