For centuries, we have been led to believe that Nadi pareeksha, or Ayurvedic pulse diagnosis, is required for Ayurvedic treatment. The truth is that none of the major Ayurvedic texts – Caraka Samhita, Ashtanga Hridaya, or Susruta Samhita – make any mention of Nadi Pareeksha.And, the Caraka Samhita was written in the second century BC.… Continue reading The truth about Ayurvedic Pulse Diagnosis
You might have seen many sources in the internet suggesting fruits for breakfast as part of a healthy diet. But Ayurveda has a different opinion. Here’s why. #1 Mornings are cold, dewy, and moist Fruits are cold, moist and slimy as well. What is cold, moist and slimy in our body? Kapha! #2 Fruits are… Continue reading 4 reasons why having fruits for breakfast is not a good idea
Respiratory infections in kids can be tackled easily with Ayurvedic medicines without the help of steroidal tablets, steroidal inhalers and toxic mucolytic medicines. One such mild medicine is Rajanyadi Churnam. Rajani = Turmeric This medicine has turmeric as its main ingredient. Other major ingredients are pinewood and deodar which have antiseptic properties. The brihati roots… Continue reading Seasonal cold and cough in kids
Tulsi (holy basil) is great for productive cough in kids. Let us first understand the properties of Tulsi. Light to digest Dry Hot Subsides Kapha Treats lack of appetite Improves digestion To make Tulsi cough drops, mix: 1 to 2 Tulsi leaves 2 teaspoons honey Half a pinch organic turmeric powder Half a pinch long… Continue reading Tulsi Cough Drops – Ayurvedic Cough Drop For Kids
If you are someone who has – Frequent cold and cough Allergic rhinitis Post nasal drip Sinusitis Headache due to cold Then this Rasnadi Churnam is for you. This is a traditional Ayurvedic medicine with its origins in Kerala. Made from 24 herbs and spices, it has anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps in subsiding Vata… Continue reading You need this Ayurvedic medicine!