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The world is celebrating International Yoga Day today

June 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

NEW DELHI — Millions of yoga enthusiasts bent and twisted their bodies in complex postures across India and much of the world on Sunday to mark the first International Yoga Day. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had lobbied the U.N. to declare June 21 as the global Yoga Day, spread his mat [...]

On International Yoga Day: Some of the key researches

June 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Yoga Changes Gene Expression Yoga has a positive impact on the genetic level, claims study. The researchers have written that the data suggests that previously reported effects of yoga practices have an integral physiological component at the molecular level, which is initiated immediately during [...]

Process of oleation:Properties of Taila

June 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Process of Oleation: Properties of Taila Taila /Oil: Oil has an important role in Panchakarma process. It is mentioned in Ayurvedic texts that oil alleviates Vata Dosha and prevents aggravation of Kapha Dosha. Oil is equally important in promoting bodily strength and is beneficial for skin. Oil [...]

Process of oleation :Properties of Ghrita

June 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

In Panchakarma procedures administration of Sneh (Oil/Ghee/Fat etc.) is an important treatment for Vata disorders. It is one of the main treatment procedures of Kaya-Chikitsa and is also considered an important pre-operative procedure of Panchakarma. It is undertaken in both external and internal [...]

Panchakarma:Classification and brief description

June 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Panchakarma is a procedure which can be undertaken by any healthy individual to maintain one’s health and also to prevent body from different ailments. In his treatise on Panchakarma , Acharya Charaka mentions about the following processes – Vamana Karma (Medicated emesis) Virechana Karma [...]

Paeonia emodi a potent medicinal herb of himalaya

June 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Genus: Paeonia Botanical name: Paeonia emodi PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES Sanskrit: chandra Hindi: Chandayra, Chandra, Chandrain, Ud-salap, Udsalap English: Himalayan Peony Malayalam: UdasleepaPaeonia emodi (Peony) is a well known Himalayan medicinal plant used in the treatment of [...]

P.granatum :Fruit that cures

February 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Pomegranates Are One Of The Best Things You Can Put Into Your Body. For Starters, They’Re A Good Source Of Vitamin C, A Proven Immunity Booster. Just One Fruit Provides 16% Of Your Recommended Daily Intake. (Unfortunately, You Won’T Get Added C From Drinking Pom Juice: The Pasteurizing [...]

Herb in Black:Datura niger

February 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

This variety grows in waste place of plane land & are available in two forms, datura alba (safed datura) and datura niger (kala datura). Kala datura is deep purple coloured plant. Its poisonous plant, but the fruits & the seeds are most dangerous.Tropane alkaloid (hyocine, atropine, [...]

Mimusops elengi:natural way of oral care

February 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Bakul : Bakul tree is native to India and it grows to a height of about 12 to 15 meters. This tree is of high medicinal use and in India it gives relief from pain, headache, diarrhea, etc. Bakul is an evergreen tree which is probably native to India. It is cultivated in parks and gardens in India [...]

Hemidesmus indicus:natural antimicrobial agent

February 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Sanskrit-Anantamula, Sariva, Karpoori, Sugandhi English-Indian sarsaparilla Latin Name-Hemidesmus indicus Family-Asclepiadaceae Morphology: It is a found through out India .A special kind of milky latex is found in the climber. The roots are woody, slender and aromatic. The stem is cylindrical and [...]

Oroxylum Indicum:The horror tree

February 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

English Name: Broken bones plant, Indian calosanthes, Indian Trumpet, Indian trumpet flower, midnight horror,oroxylum, tree of Damocles Hindi Name:भूत वृक्ष bhut-vriksha, दीर्घवृन्त dirghavrinta, कुटन्नट kutannat, मण्डूक manduk (the [...]

Bauhinia variegata:potent anti-inflammatory herb

February 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Kanchanar is a valuable herb (actually a tree), used since ancient times for reducing growths on the body and for strengthening the glandular system. The Latin name is Bauhinia variegata. Kanchanar is the Sanskrit name, which literally means that the flowers look like jewelry. This ornamental, [...]

Terminalia chebula :Herb that cares like mother nature

February 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Its fruit is mild laxative, stomachic, tonic, alterative, adaptogen, hepatoprotective, febrifuge, antispasmodic, expectorant, anti-asthmatic, antiviral and hypoglycaemic. It is useful in ophthalmia, hemorrhoids, dental caries, bleeding gums, ulcerated oral cavity and in many other diseases [...]
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