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Why Ayurveda is not Popular?
December 12, 2016

Why Ayurveda is not Popular?

It’s only after it became popular in the West that it has got the government’s attention in India, Dr David Frawley, a US-based scholar of ayurveda, tells DNA. Given that the study of ayurveda is itself not standardised, is it possible to control the quality of its practice? For decades, ayurveda in India was subject to neglect, lack of respect and lack of funding…

White tongue Ayurveda
May 15, 2015

White tongue Ayurveda

According to ayurveda, tongue is a map of internal health.The furry coating on the tongue are toxins eliminated from the digestive system overnight. A cold, rough tongue bearing cracks indicates vata. A red/blue colour tongue indicates pitta. A white, slimy tongue indicates kapha. If all doshas are aggravated, then the tongue is black and thorny eruptions come…

White hair Treatment in Ayurveda
August 23, 2016

White hair Treatment in Ayurveda

Gray hair is considered as the most embarrassing features of the people, especially for women, now-a-days. It is also a major symptom of ageing. Graying hair is nothing but a curse, when we find the absence of melanin pigment in hair. Now-a–days, ageing is actually not a main factor as the young people are the same victim of this curse. Genetics, heredity, air…

What is the oldest College in California?
February 21, 2012

What is the oldest College in California?

HIGHER education in the state got its start in the Gold Rush era, when Jesuits and Methodists both established institutions in the Northern California town of Santa Clara. And 155 years later, it s still unclear which group should be deemed the founders of the first college in California. It depends on one s definition of first. Although California Wesleyan…

What is the Meaning of Ayurveda?
August 26, 2016

What is the Meaning of Ayurveda?

Visage Definitions Ayurveda can be defined as a system that uses the inherent principles of nature to help maintain health in a person by keeping the individual s body, mind and spirit in perfect equilibrium with nature. Ayurveda is a Sanskrit term, made up of the words ayus and veda.Ayus means life, and Veda means knowledge, or science. The termayurvedathus…

What is Ayurvedic?
April 13, 2016

What is Ayurvedic?

Supporting Your Ayurvedic Lifestyle Ayurvedic dry-brushing, called garshana (pronounced gar-shun-uh), promotes lymphatic cleansing and is a powerful way to support the removal of ama (cellular waste products) from the body. Garshana is traditionally done using raw silk or linen gloves, though many prefer to use a natural bristle body brush. This technique is…

What is an Ayurvedic Practitioner?
August 5, 2016

What is an Ayurvedic Practitioner?

Requires completion of the Wellness Educator Certificate (600 hours) Upon completion of the program, students will be able to determine the vikriti (imbalances) of an individual’s body and mind; will be able to design a treatment plan to realign unbalanced states of the doshas (natural energy), agni (digestive fire), dhatus (tissues), and malas (waste products)…

What are the three Doshas in Ayurveda?
June 7, 2017

What are the three Doshas in Ayurveda?

Elements of the Three Doshas Vata Pitta Kapha Air + Ether Fire + Water Earth + Water Attributes of the Three Doshas Dry Light Cold Rough Subtle Mobile Clear Oily Sharp (penetrating) Hot Light Mobile Liquid Heavy Slimy (smooth) Dense Soft Static (stable) Cloudy (sticky) Commentary by Michael Dick What are elements and attributes and what do they have to do with…

What are Ayurvedic Herbs?
January 12, 2015

What are Ayurvedic Herbs?

IStock/Nina Hilitukha Practiced in India for thousands of years, Ayurveda takes a holistic and personalized approach, treating the whole person and providing a unique assessment of each individual. The goal of any treatment is to create a harmonious mental and physical balance, synonymous with health and well-being. In Ayurvedic terminology, everyone has a unique…

Wedamedura Ayurveda
April 7, 2016

Wedamedura Ayurveda

I’m skeptical of alternative medicine, but ayurveda has such a long history and so many practitioners that it’d be folly to completely dismiss it. With over 3500 years of practice, refinement and experience, ayurveda’s tenets are certainly well-tested. Much of it is common-sense and impossible to refute — healthy living, hygiene, balanced diet — but other aspects…

Wayanad Ayurveda Resorts
January 19, 2013

Wayanad Ayurveda Resorts

Abhyangam is a synchronized whole body massage with medicated oils. The oils are chosen according to the individual patient s condition. Abhyangam improves circulation, relaxes the muscles and increases skin texture. Along with Navarakizhi it improves all the bodily functions and is a deeply relaxing, rejuvenating and revitalizing therapy. Punarnava Therapy (5…

Water Therapy Ayurveda
September 11, 2014

Water Therapy Ayurveda

Panchakarma - Purification Therapy Panchakarma is the main purification process in Ayurveda. Panchakarma is the common word used for all three stages of the purification process and could include the preparation of the body for the main purification (Purvakarma), the Panchakarma or the five methods of purification, and the post purification or the rejuvenation…

Warming foods Ayurveda
January 1, 2016

Warming foods Ayurveda

In the Ayurvedic system, I’m a fire or “pitta” type, and I don’t mind feeling warm all the time. Winter is supposed to be pacifying for me, but I find it challenging, because I’m a beach bum at heart who loves the sun and ocean. I like to have a variety of ways to stay warm and balanced during the bitter cold months, so I change my cooking regime as soon as the…

Vata Dosha in Ayurveda
December 29, 2011

Vata Dosha in Ayurveda

You may be experiencing some of the following signs or symptoms: nervousness, anxiety, panic, fear twitches, tics, tremors, spasms dry or chapped skin constipation, gas, bloating, dry, hard stools low body weight dislike of cold and wind difficulty tolerating loud noises light, interrupted sleep spacey, scattered feeling excess thinking or worrying To decrease…

Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda College
December 6, 2016

Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda College

Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda College was founded by the late Ashtavaidyan E.T. Neelakandan Mooss on 2nd October 1976 and is under the management of Vaidyaratnam Ayurvedic Educational Society, registered under the Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act XII/1955. The College is affiliated to the Kerala University of Health Sciences and offers B.A.M.S…

Vaat Vikar in Ayurveda
February 16, 2017

Vaat Vikar in Ayurveda

“Ayurveda is beyond beginning and ending. It is a science of eternal healing. Ayurveda is compared to a vast ocean, and studying it to swimming across this ocean. A true teacher can teach one to swim, but the swimming is up to the student. It is a lifelong journey.” ~CharakaSamhita, Sutrasthana~ Ayurveda, the original science of health is as old as human race…

Uses of Shilajit in Ayurveda
October 21, 2015

Uses of Shilajit in Ayurveda

Shilajit is a “mineral pitch” exuded from mountains, sort of like how spring water comes from a spring, and is considered the essence of the strength of the mountains. Shilajit is composed of many unknown parts, but the known stuff includes concentrated trace and ultra-trace elements and organic molecules (thus the theory is that it results from the action of…

Uses of Rock salt in Ayurveda
May 30, 2012

Uses of Rock salt in Ayurveda

Salt is indispensable to one s health, but an excess of salt or eating the wrong kind of salt also gives rise to health problems. There are many types of salts. Some are mined from the salt deposits left by the dried up lakes and some are procured from the sea water. Some common types of salts are: Table salt. This is the regular refined salt that has added chemicals…

Uses of curry leaves in Ayurveda
April 25, 2016

Uses of curry leaves in Ayurveda

Curry leaves, known as kadi patta in hindi, is one of the common seasoning ingredients that is added to almost every dish to enhance its taste and flavour. However, rather than eating this humble leaf (which is slightly bitter in taste), most of us just throw it away. But have you ever wondered if you have to throw this leaf then why did our mothers (even our…

Urticaria in Ayurveda
August 13, 2016

Urticaria in Ayurveda

If your skin has raised, itchy rashes and pain in the areas like eyes, throat, cheeks, lips, hands, genitals then you may be the sufferer of Urticaria which is a very common skin disease. So don t ignore the symptoms and consult your doctor. Urticaria may lead to some serious health complications like difficulty in breathing or allergic reactions to heart and…

Types of Ayurvedic Treatment
June 4, 2014

Types of Ayurvedic Treatment

If you have ever thought of getting an Ayurvedic massage or treatment, you might have come across a number of different types of massages that the therapies are based on. This form of massages uses the age-old Indian system of balancing and strengthening the qi (a form of energy) within the body to restore health and beat stress. Ayurvedic treatments are essentially…

Tulsi in Ayurveda
September 16, 2016

Tulsi in Ayurveda

Tulsi (ocimum sanctum), which is often referred to as holy basil, is a potent herb that has been used in India for thousands of years to treat colds, coughs, and the flu. According to Ayurveda, holy basil promotes purity and lightness in the body, cleansing the respiratory tract of toxins, and relieving digestive gas and bloating. Holy basil leaves offer a rich…

Trikatu Ayurveda
November 30, 2016

Trikatu Ayurveda

Trikatu – The Digestive Herbal Formula Trikatu is a formula combination of equal parts ginger, black pepper and pippali. The name trikatu means three peppers or the three pungents. It is a wonderful herb with strong digestive properties. It is particularly beneficial in kapha type disorders, such as, obesity, diabetes, asthma, coughing and congestion. It is a…

Treatment of hair Fall in Ayurveda
January 25, 2016

Treatment of hair Fall in Ayurveda

Hair grows everywhere on our body except on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. Hair is made up of keratin. Keratin is a protein which is produced in hair follicles. Hair loss is a common condition that affects most of the people at some times in their lives. Alopecia is a medical term which is used for hair loss. Baldness or hair loss in males and…

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