Osteoporosis – The Ayurvedic Approach

By |November 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Osteoporosis is a bone disease characterised by a decrease in bone mass and density. The condition is common in women after menopause when hormonal changes influences the rate at which the new bone cells replace old cells. This results in the bones becoming porous with decrease [...]

Ayurvedic recommendations for healthy teeth and gums

By |November 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Ayurveda regards common teeth disorders like cavities and receding gums as the signs of imbalance of a Kapha subtype. Here are some Ayurvedic recommendations for oral health. Chew a handful of calcium-rich white sesame seeds daily morning for strong teeth. Use small stick-like branches or twigs [...]

9 Yogasanas to help reduce belly fat

By |November 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

A hectic lifestyle combined with unhealthy eating practices and lack of exercise have made many develop a flabby tummy. The accumulation of fat around the abdomen is unhealthy and can lead to metabolic disorders. Also, of all the weight loss regimes, losing excess around the waistline [...]

Ayurvedic recommendations to eat according to your dosha type

By |November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Ayurveda emphasizes on ‘ahara’ or proper diet as vital for promoting optimum health. And Ayurvedic texts identify six major tastes that should be included in the daily diet as sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter and astringent. As these six tastes also influence the doshas, it is [...]

5 Eye exercises to improve eyesight

By |October 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Studies have found that stress is a major contributing factor for disorders pertaining to eyes. Overly strained eyes can cause vision problems, dry eyes along with anxiety and headache. Eye exercises are beneficial for relieving the strain, strengthening the eye muscles, improving visual reaction time and [...]

Yoga & Pranayama to Manage Stress, Anxiety and Depression

By |October 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

The modern hectic lifestyle is making many victims to stress, anxiety and depression. When constant fear about something persists in the mind, it takes form of anxiety and can often lead to depression. Yoga and Pranayama is considered as effective treatment options for these conditions. When [...]

Health Benefits of Epsom Salt

By |September 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Epsom salt is not actually a salt but a naturally forming pure mineral compound of magnesium and sulphate. Hailed as a natural remedy for many ailments, it offers numerous health benefits too. Here are some of the notable benefits of Epsom salt. Relaxes the body and [...]

Super Foods to Eat for the Health of Vital Organs

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Being truly healthy simply means providing your body with everything it needs to function. Every organ in the human body needs specific nutrients to improve its functions and prevent disorders pertaining to them. Here are few foods that will provide you the required nutrients– Brain Enrich [...]

Significance of Surya Namaskar

By |August 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation is an age-old practice of paying respect to the sun. Constituting 12 different postures, Surya Namaskar is a unique and powerful yoga practice which is believed to transform the entire system. Sunrise is considered to be the best time to perform [...]

Shirodhara – The Ayurvedic Way of Relaxation

By |August 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Shirodhara is an Ayurveda therapy that is preferred for inducing a deep state of relaxation. The word shirodhara is a combination of two Sanskrit words, ‘Shiro’ which means head and ‘Dhara’ which means flow. The process involves continuously pouring a thin stream of medicated oil over [...]

How to Manage Slip Disc with Ayurveda

By |August 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Slip disc or herniated disc is a condition affecting the intervertebral discs of the spine. It is one among the most common conditions affecting the spinal column, the others being degeneration, bulge and thinning of the disc. Also called as slipped disc, the problem presents with [...]

10 Simple Home Remedies for Relief from Bronchitis

By |August 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Bronchitis is caused by the acute inflammation of the trachea and the bronchi of lungs which results in the accumulation and discharge of sputum or phlegm. Ayurveda defines bronchitis as when the aggravated Vata blocks Kapha present in the respiratory channels, it interrupts the movement of [...]

Rock Salt – Health Benefits and Home Remedies

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Rock salt is considered the purest form of salt – raw and unprocessed and free form chemicals. A favourite substitute for common salt during religious fasting rituals, rock salt is also a healthy replacement for table salt in cooking. Formed when salt water in large water [...]

Quick Home Remedies for Relief from Kidney Stone

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

The function of kidneys are to eliminate waste products and excess fluids from our body through urine. They are also vital for maintaining the chemical balance of our bodies. When the kidneys are unable to process and throw out waste, it leads to the formation of [...]

Best Pranayama to Practice for Each Body Type

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Pranayama involves the conscious awareness of breath and is considered an integral part of yoga. Revered as the life force that energizes as well as relaxes the body and mind, practicing Pranayama is highly beneficial to balance the system and bring harmony. And when practicing specific [...]

Yogasanas Recommended for Healthy Digestion

By |June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Ayurveda regards the root cause of all disorders to be poor digestion. The digestive fire or Agni should be strong for effective metabolism and thus to promote overall health. The practice of yoga is considered beneficial for kindling the digestive fire as well as to boost [...]

Karkidaka Chikitsa – The ideal time for Ayurveda

By |June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Karkidakam is the Malayalam month which falls during the month of July or August and is marked by heavy rains of the Kerala monsoon. According to Ayurveda, this time is characterized with doshic imbalances and low immunity. Karkidaka chikitsa is the Ayurvedic treatments and therapies recommended [...]

Management Of Fibromyalgia Through Ayurveda

By |May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Fibromyalgia is a neurosensory condition characterized by widespread pain in the muscles and bones. Also referred to as fibromyositis and fibrositis, the disorder also involves stiffness, multiple tender points in the body, increased sensitivity to painful stimuli, inadequate sleep, etc. Symptoms of Fibromyalgia Fatigue Sleep disturbances [...]

Effective Ayurvedic Remedies To Manage Sciatica

By |May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Sciatica is a painful condition characterized by the inflammation of the sciatic nerves of the leg. It involves pain radiating from the lower back to the back of the legs. Either one or both of the legs can get affected by sciatica and the condition is [...]

Ayurvedic Management Of Thyroid Dysfunction

By |May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Thyroid, the butterfly-shaped endocrine gland situated at the neck that secretes thyroid hormones is highly influential in affecting the metabolism of the body as well as for proper functioning of liver, muscles, heart and brain. Dysfunction of the thyroid glands disables the body’s ability to break [...]

Managing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome With Ayurveda

By |April 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, also called as CTS, causes pain in the wrist which is due to the pressure on the median nerve in the wrist. Carpals are the bones that constitute the wrist and the carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway made of bones and connective [...]

6 Amazing Health Benefits Of Neem

By |April 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Neem is considered as a powerful Ayurvedic herb due to its healing properties and a wide range of health benefits. Ayurveda regards neem to possess bitter taste, cooling energy, dry and light qualities and as effective for reducing Pitta and Kapha doshas. It is highly-regarded for [...]