Dry Log, Oil Analogy For Benefits Of Snehana, Swedana

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Snehana and Swedana are the most important therapies explained in Ayurveda. They are not only important and result oriented therapies individually, they also form a very good combination of therapies. When administered together they provide good relaxation to the body, joints and muscles, they clear … Read more

Kapha, Pitta And Vata Explained By Moon, Sun, Wind Analogy

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S According to ‘Prakriti Purusha Samya’ concept everything in the body is a representation of the things and elements in the nature.We are created from the nature and we are a part of it. So, we have a macro nature represented in us in the form … Read more

Vegavastha And Avegavastha Stages Of A Disease (Vega, Avega Stage)

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SVegavastha and Avegavastha are two stages of any given disease. For a physician it is very important to know these stages of the disease (just like other stages) and also the difference between these two stages.Vega = bout, attackAvega = A + Vega = no bout, … Read more

Types Of Jwara According To Ayurveda: Jwara Bheda

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SAyurveda has explained many types of fevers in the chapters dealing with ‘jwara’. Even in modern day we can see newer types of fevers manifesting every now and then. Fever may be a disease or a symptom of many diseases or even may manifest as a … Read more

Difference Between Kushta And Visarpa

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SKushta and Visarpa are the diseases frequently encountered in clinical practice. Both are different diseases. Kushta is a group of skin disorders and 18 different types have been explained. They manifest in 11 minor and 7 major forms. Kushta is compared to skin diseases in general … Read more

Apasmara Meaning And Understanding

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SApasmara is one of the diseases included under Ayurveda psychiatry. It is considered as one of the mental disorders. Master Charaka has explained the chapter pertaining to diagnosis and treatment of Apasmara immediately after the chapter pertaining to diagnosis and treatment of Unmada. Unmada is a … Read more

Planning for Baby (Conception) with the Help of Ayurveda

Dr JV HebbarAyurveda recommends a detailed detoxification and treatments supporting mental, physical and reproductive health, ahead of planning for conception. The necessity It is a known theory that, during pregnancy, if mother indulges in bad habits such as smoking, it leads to increase in heart rate of the fetus and it increases the chances of … Read more

Importance of Pushya Nakshatra in Ayurveda and Medical Astrology

By Dr Janardhana V Hebbar BAMS, MD (Ayu), PGDPSM Pushya Nakshatra is an important lunar constellation. In Ayurveda, starting from pregnancy care to treating poisonous conditions, Pusya lunar constellation is given due importance. The day of Pushya Nakshatra holds special significance. Please note that this article is about the lunar constellation and not the Pushya … Read more

Antioxidants In Ayurveda Treatment, Benefits

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SAntioxidants are the substances capable of preventing or slowing down the damage occurring to body cells, mainly those caused by free radicals. Free radicals are those unstable molecules that are produced by our body as a reaction to the environment and other pressures. Since they counteract and … Read more

Dhamani Sharira Meaning, Function, Functions, Distribution

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SIn Ayurveda the terms sira, dhamani and srotas are used interchangeably. Some experts believe that they are synonyms of each other and serve similar purposes and that they are named differently according to the context of usage of these terms or based on where these structures … Read more

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