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Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Guduchi-Giloy-Tinospora Cardifolia

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Guduchi - Tinospora Cardifolia

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Guduchi – Tinospora Cardifolia

Guduchi which is also known as Giloy in Hindi has a botanical name called Tinospora Cardifolia belongs to the family of Menispermaceae. It is grouped into climber species which is found and abundantly available in the tropical regions of India, Srilanka, and Myanmar. The herb has yellow coloured and heart shaped flowers and leaves respectively. Guduchi is characterized with round fruits that turn red when they are ripe for harvest.

Guduchi has been praised all over the world by herbal healers for its adaptogenic properties that enhance body resistance, fatigue, anxiety, and reduce stress. This herbal contains essential constituents such as cardifoliside, giloin, diterpene, berberine, and tinosporone.

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Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Black Musli

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Black Musli

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Black Musli

Black Musli is also known as Curculigoorchioides, and it hails from temperate regions of India, specifically Deccan plateau and Chota-Nagapur plateau. It is an herb belonging to Hypoxidaceae family.

Ayurveda has explained the medicinal properties of Black Musli in detail in many of its text. The Unani system of medicine has made this herb one of the major ingredients of most of their medicinal preparations.

The rhizome has been found widely useful for many medicinal purposes because of its unique properties. Black Musli is an important herb in the ancient China, widely used for herbal preparations.

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Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Ashwagandha – Indian Ginseng

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Ashwagandha - Indian Ginseng

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Ashwagandha – Indian Ginseng

Ashwagandha which is popularly known as Indian Winter Cherry is a shrub that belongs to the family of Solanace. Its botanical name is WithaniaSomnifera and is usually grown in Himalayas, Gujarat, Punjab, MP, and in the western India.

Ashwagandha is named after its roots that have horse odor (meaning – Horse = Ashwa and Odor = gandha). Due to its leaves which have pig ear resemblance, Ashwagandha is also called “Varahakarni”.

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Ayurveda Medicinal properties of Vibhitaki (bibhitaki) – Terminalia Bellirica

Ayurveda Medicinal properties of Vibhitaki (bibhitaki) - Terminalia Bellirica

Ayurveda Medicinal properties of Vibhitaki (bibhitaki) – Terminalia Bellirica

Vibhitaki is also known as Bibhitaki and its botanical name is Terminalia Bellirica. It is one of the major Ayurvedic healthy fruits referred to as triphala apart from Haritaki (Terminal Chebula) and Amla (Emblica Officinalis).

Vibhitaki is equipped with many medicinal properties used in treating many diseases. It grows in every region of India to a height of about 60 – 80 feet with large leaves which are about 15 cm long. It has white or pale yellow colour flowers.

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Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Haritaki-Terminalia Chebula

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Haritaki - Terminalia Chebula

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Haritaki – Terminalia Chebula

Haritaki has a botanical name “Terminalia Chebula” and also referred to as Pathya. It is the fruit grown on a transient tree to the height of 30m. It has dull yellow or white colour flowers. The fruit has five longitudinal ridges to a length of about 2 – 4 centimeters.

The medicinal properties of this fruit have been applauded by Ayurveda Acharyas with the creation of different names. However, it is popularly known as Haritaki due to its effectiveness in defeating numerous diseases. The fruit is a remedy to many diseases with its proven results over the times.

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Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Amla or Indian Gooseberry

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Amla or Indian Gooseberry

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Amla or Indian Gooseberry

Amla which is also referred to as Amalaki is popularly recognized as Indian gooseberry. Being a transient tree, Amla grows to about 5 meters height. The back of Amla is usually characterized by light brown colour. Its leaves are closely patterned with beautiful shape, sized 3mm wide and 10mm long to give a feathery image.

Another feature of Amla is its pale green flowers which are usually clustered together in 6 to 10 to bring out pleasant looks. The fruits of Amla which weigh about 6 to 8 gms are depressed at poles, fleshy and characterized by globe shape.

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Benefits of Drinking Warm water

Benefits of Drinking Warm water

Benefits of Drinking Warm water

Benefits of Drinking Warm water

Warm water is also known as  Ushnodaka in Ayurveda. Ushnodaka cleans the urinary passages through its diuretic action. Hence this action is sometimes termed Basti shodhana. Due to increased action by Kidneys, Meda also gets eliminated to some extent and problems such as urinary stones do not arise. The blockages, infections reduce and get cured. If there are specific problems, one can boil `Rasayan Churna’ with water and drink this medicated `Ushnodaka’ or  boiled warm water

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Benefits of Amla: Prevent Aging and Promote Longevity

health Benefits of amla

health Benefits of amla

Ayurveda Health Benefits of Amla

Amla is one of the prestigious herbs that prevent aging and promote longevity. It has been found to be the most abundant source of Vitamin C in the plant kingdom containing as much as 20 times that of an orange. It is supposed to rejuvenate all the organ systems of the body, provide strength and wellness. It also helps us to keep away from all the diseases by boosting our immune system.

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Ayurvedic Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ayurvedic Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ayurvedic Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ayurvedic Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

In Rheumatoid Arthritis the lining of joints or lining of internal organs are inflamed . This disease may be chronic ( lasts for a long time ) or may flare up intermittently. The inflammation of lining of joints causes swelling, pain, redness, stiffness and warmth in the affected region . The cells of inflamed lining release enzymes which may harm the related bone and cartilage. This process may cause deformity of joint, pain and may restrict joint movements.

In ayurveda there is very detailed description about Rheumatoid arthritis or “Ama vata”. It has been described as

”  Sa Kashtaha Sarvarogaanaam yadaa prakupito Bhavet |
   Hastha paada shiro gulpha trika jaanu uru sandhishu ||
   Karoti sarujam shopham yatra doshaha prapadyate |
   Sa desho rujate atyatham vyaviddha iva vrishchkaihi ||  “

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Ayurveda Remedy For Psoriasis

Ayurveda Remedy For Psoriasis

Ayurveda Remedy For Psoriasis

Ayurveda Remedy for Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a prolonged inflammation of skin. The causes of psoriasis are still unclear. This condition is neither infectious (Do not spread from one person to another) nor does it affect the general health. It affects both the genders and may start at any age.

Psoriasis is quite common, affecting around two per cent of the population, although people with very mild symptoms may not be aware they have it. Psoriasis can begin at any age but usually starts either around the age of 20 or between 50 and 60.

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