INTRODUCTION TO THE WORLD OF MEDICINAL PLANTS

Plants are the indispensable part of our lives right from the dawn of our existence on earth. They play a vital role in the management of all our needs right from our birth and even after our death. Among the various needs, the food, clothing, and shelter form the basic needs. These needs are commonly derived from plants in many places even today. Everyone is aware of the fact that the plants give sufficient materials………CONTINUE READING

ASTHAPANOPAGA

Asthapana Basti or an enema which involves the use of decoction as a major ingredient. It is the most important treatment modality in Ayurveda. It is one among the Panchakarma (5 Bio-purification) methods but still is said to be producing the major effects of any treatment in Ayurveda. The procedure is said to produce predominantly a purificatory action but is also has the ability to provide nourishment. It depends on what the composition of the………CONTINUE READING

ASTANGA AYURVEDA – 8 BRANCHES OF AYURVEDA

A traditional Medical Science of India, ‘AYURVEDA’ has been a major field catering the health needs of the nation for centuries. Its fame was widespread and had influenced many thinkers of the time. Even today, it is having a considerable influence on the health system of India. Do you know, that the writer of the book SUSHRUTA SAMHITA is regarded as the Father of Surgery by medical sciences? Yes, you read it right. He is………CONTINUE READING

ANULOMANA

Among the different pharmacological actions, Virechana is among the most prominent one. This activity is again classified into 4 types namely Anulomana, Sramsana, Bhedana and Rechana by Sharangadhara. The classification is mainly done on the basis of the intensity with which it acts. Among the four Anulomana is the mildest one. It is considered as mild laxatives.  The present video is a summary of how a substance performs the action of “ANULOMANA” as per Ayurveda……….CONTINUE READING

ARSHAGHNA

Arsha a medical condition that is equated to the condition known as piles and haemorrhoids mentioned in Allopathic medicine. It is one of the most disturbing conditions with intense pain and suffering. To counter this problem, Ayurveda has a very methodical approach. This approach is a very successful one and is currently one of the most preferred one also. There are many approaches in Ayurveda where the category of medicaments known as ARSHOGHNA is being………CONTINUE READING

ANUVASANOPAGA

Every medical science is only complete with the inclusion of medicaments. Infact the medicaments are the weapons of the Physician which when equipped will give a large capability to fight against the diseases. But simply possessing a medicament doesn’t increase the capability of the physician, it should be properly understood as how it acts, where it acts, when it acts, etc along with what is the best way to use it. In short he should………CONTINUE READING

ANGAMARDAPRASHAMANA

Design vector created by macrovector – www.freepik.com Every medical science is only complete with the inclusion of medicaments. Infact the medicaments are the weapons of the Physician which when equipped will give a large capability to fight against the diseases. But simply possessing a medicament doesn’t increase the capability of the physician, it should be properly understood as how it acts, where it acts, when it acts, etc along with what is the best way………CONTINUE READING

ABHISHYANDI

Every medical science is only complete with the inclusion of medicaments. Infact the medicaments are the weapons of the Physician which when equipped will give a large capability to fight against the diseases. But simply possessing a medicament doesn’t increase the capability of the physician, it should be properly understood as how it acts, where it acts, when it acts, etc along with what is the best way to use it. In short he should………CONTINUE READING

HEALTH IN AYURVEDA

Health is one of the basic necessity of every living organism on earth. Plants, animals and all others device their own different ways to device different methods to remain healthy. Humans being the most intelligent among the lot also do have formulated methods too to remain healthy and also to ward off diseases. This methods are known as the medical systems and the components of this is the physician, medicine, patient’s attendant and patient himself……….CONTINUE READING

AYURVEDA AVATARANA – ORIGIN OF AYURVEDA

Ayurveda the science that originated with the dawn of creation of living organisms on earth. It is believed that it was present but eventually only remembered for the betterment of human lives when it was actually needed by Lord Brahma who then taught his son Daksha Prajapati. He in turn passed on to Ashwini Kumaras who turned out to be Celestial physicians. There are many stories regarding their skills and treatments done to different people………CONTINUE READING