Swedana (Fomentation) Karma | Ayurvedic Steam Bath Therapy | Panchakarma Treatment in Ayurveda

Swedana (Fomentation) Karma | Ayurvedic Steam Bath Therapy | Panchakarma Treatment in Ayurveda Abstract Ayurveda is a science of life which provides not only curative but also preventive principles for healthy and long life. Panchakarma therapy is gaining popularity in the public because of its quick and permanent relief in many hazardous diseases. Efforts should be made to implement this therapy not only for diseased persons but also for healthy individuals to maintain their health as a preventive measure. Ayurvedic

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Snehana or Oleation Therapy in Ayurveda

Snehana or Oleation Therapy in Ayurveda Abstract To eliminate the diseases fully and to increase nonspecific immunity against all the diseases or vyadhi the purificatory procedures play an important role. Panchakarma therapy is the only way of purification of the vitiated doshas (Vata, pitta and kapha) from the body and these are of five types. Before these therapies Snehana (Oleation) and swedana (Sudation) therapy were postoperative managements applied for all the purificatory procedures. But these procedures are described as main

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Virechana Karma – Medicines, Indications, Procedure & More

Virechana Karma – Medicines, Indications, Procedure & More Abstract In purificatory procedures Acharya Vagbhatta has described five varieties:- Vamana (therapeutic emesis), Virechana (therapeutic purgation), Basti (enema), Nasya (medicine administered through nose), and Raktamokshan (bloodletting). Virechana is a specific treatment for pitta dosha, and pitta samsarga (Combination) doshas. Kapha, that resides in pitta place and stomach, which is the seat of kapha as well as pitta. In the process of virechana the person will not have the same amount of trouble

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Vamana Karma- Medicines, Indications, Procedure & More

Vamana Karma- Medicines, Indications, Procedure & More Abstract Vamana Karma is a process by which the elimination of vitiated dosha (kapha and pitta) from the stomach and whole body through the mouth. The endotoxins (vitiated kapha and pitta) which are present in the stomach, in cells and tissues of the entire body are eliminated by the vamana therapy. When kapha dosha is raised in a small quantity it leads to diseases like cough, cold, heaviness, indigestion etc. then the oral

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Bala Thailam – Ayurvedic Herbal Oil for Vata Disorders

Bala Thailam – Ayurvedic Herbal Oil for Vata Disorders Abstract Ayurvedic oil formulations are very effective in the diseases related to Vata dosha. Nowadays, improper lifestyle and diet have increased the rate of diseases. Various Vataj disorders like arthritis and neurological disorders have a high morbidity rate and in modern medicine, they are rarely cured completely. In Ayurveda, there are many different herbal formulations that are very effective in these disorders. Here in this article, we are going to discuss

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Panchamla Thailam

Panchamla Thailam Reference – Sahasrayogam Introduction Panchamla thailam is an Ayurvedic formulation known for its amazing benefits in the treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis and ascites. Its action is known to be anti-edematous and works effectively when given an external application over dropsy. Ingredients Panchamla thailam has following contents: Amlavetasa – Tikul (Garcinia pedunculata) Vrikshamla (Garcinia morella) Chincha – Tamarind Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) Cow Urine Supernatant Parts of Curd (Mastu) Badara Patra – (Leaves of  Ziziphus jujuba) Dadim – Pomegranate (Punica

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Nimbamritadi Eranda Tailam

Nimbamritadi Eranda Tailam Reference – Astangahridayam Introduction Nimbamritadi eranda tailam is an Ayurvedic herbal preparation that is well known for its use in several skin ailments, Rheumatoid arthritis and constipation. Ingredients The Nimbamritadi eranda taila is composed of the following ingredients: Eranda Taila – Ricinus communis oil Nimba – Azadirachta indica Amrita – Tinospora cordifolia Vrisha – Adhatoda vasica Patola – Trichosanthes dioica Nidigdhika – Solanum surattense Patha – Cyclea peltata Vidanga – Embelia ribes Suradaru – Caedus deodara Gaji

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Rasnasaptak Kashayam

RASNASAPTHAKAM KASHAYAM – INGREDIENTS, USES, BENEFITS AND DOSAGE INTRODUCTION Rasnasapthkam kashayam formulation is prepared from various herbs where the prime ingredient is rasna. It comes under kashayam preparation and made of seven herbs. This herbal formulation is useful in musculoskeletal disorders to treat joint stiffness, pain, and swelling. INGREDIENTS Rasna (Pluchea lanceolata) – 1 part Amrutha (Tinospora cordifolia) – 1 part Daru (Cedrus deodara) – 1 part Aragwadha (Cassia fistula) – 1 part Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris) – 1 part Punarnava

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Nayopayam Kashayam

NAYOPAYAM KASHAYAM – INGREDIENTS, INDICATIONS, USES AND BENEFITS INTRODUCTION Nayopayam Kashayam is a very famous Ayurvedic medicine in decoction form i.e. Kashayam. It is an effective medicine to treat the diseases of the respiratory system. INGREDIENTS Bala moola (Sida cordifolia) – 10 parts Jeeraka (Cuminum cyminum) – 2 parts  Shunthi (Zingiber officinale) – 2 parts  Water – 16 times to all SAHASARYOGA KASHAYAY PRAKARAN BENEFITS OF INGREDIENTS Bala Moola (Sida cordifolia) – Bala is a medicinal plant which is used in the treatment

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Brihat Gangadhara Churna

Brihat Gangadhara Churna Reference – Sharangadhara, Madhyama Khanda 6/49 – 51. Introduction Brihat Gangadhara Churna is an ayurvrdic formulation that is prepared from various herbs mixture. This formulation is known for its alternative and astringent properties. This treats gastrointestinal and dysentery problems. Ingredients Musta (Cyperus rotundus) Bilva (Aegle marmelos) Dhataki (Woodfordia fruticosa) Kutaja (Holarrhena antidysenterica’s bark) Araluka (Ailanthus excels) Lajjalu (Mimosa pudica) Ginger (Zingiber officinalis) Patha (Cyclea peltata) Balaka (Pavonia odorata) Amrabeeja (Mangifera indica’s seeds) Prativisha (Aconitum heterophyllum) Lodhra (Symplocos

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Saraswatarishta (Saraswatharishtam)

Saraswatarishta (Saraswatharishtam) – Benefits, Usage, Indications and Dosage Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Rasayana (Brain tonic, Rejuvenator) Saraswatarishta is an Ayurvedic nervine tonic used in the treatment of mental disorders like epilepsy, memory weakness and many other problems. Major ingredient of this medicine is Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri). This herb acts as nervine tonic and helps to pacify the Central Nervous System. Brahmi is used to improve the memory and intelligence. Moreover it helps to clear the voice & improves the digestion. It

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Vidangarishta

Vidangarishta – Benefits, Usage, Indications and Dosage Reference: Sharangdhara Samhita Introduction Vidangarishta is a herbal formulation which comprises of 5-10 percent of autogenic alcohol in it. This self -produced alcohol and water present in the product act as a mediator to transport water and active alcohol dissolving herbal substances to the body. Vidangarishta can also be called Vidangarist, Vidangarishtam, Vidangarishta. It is used as a herbal antidote for abscess and for curing thigh cramps, urinary calculi, wry neck and fistula.

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