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Bhaishajya Kalpana – Pharmaceutics

Mana Paribhasha: Ayurvedic System of Weights and Measures

Ayurveda has its own system of measurement, under the title "Mana Paribhasha". The word mana means to measure. Mana is…

5 months ago

Bhavana Samskara – Grinding or Trituration Till Dryness

In Ayurveda, plants, metals, minerals, animal-origin materials and many other natural products are used in the treatment. While preparing medicines,…

5 months ago

Yavagu – Preparation, Benefits, Uses In Fever

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Yavagu is a word used for describing gruels of different…

2 years ago

50 Great Decoctions Explained By Master Charaka – Maha Kashaya

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Maha = greatKashayas = decoctions The Maha Kashayas are one…

3 years ago

Herb Charcoal – Masi Kalpana: Preparation Method, Uses

Dry heating the herbs for long period of time to make them therapeutically fit for external use or conversion of…

4 years ago

Raga and Shadava Qualities And Health Benefits

By Dr M S Krishnamurthy MD (Ayu) PhD. Ayurveda prescribed several food recipes which are indeed tasty, carminative and contribute…

4 years ago

Churna Kalpana: Ayurvedic Herbal Powders: Principle, Preparation, Examples

Herbal powders are extensively used in Ayurveda. It is considered as a derived dosage form from herbal paste - Kalka.…

5 years ago

Kalka Kalpana (Ayurvedic Herbal Pastes) Uses, Preparation, Examples

Herbal pastes are called Kalka in Ayurveda. Kalka is one among the five basic dosage forms. The other four are…

5 years ago

Principles Of Making Herbal Ghee – Ghritham

As per Ayurveda, cow ghee has a unique quality - Samskarasya Anuvartanat. It takes the herb properties into it, without leaving its…

5 years ago

Rice Water (Tandulodaka) Ayurvedic Preparation Method, Uses

Water used for washing rice is one of the simplest remedies of Ayurveda. Take rice, add water,  leave it for…

5 years ago

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