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We are What We Eat – The Three Types of Food – Sattvic, Rajasic, Tamasic

According to Ayurveda, in order to experience swasthya or best health, the human body needs to have the right mental, physical and emotional balance. Ayurveda states that dashavidha pariksa or proper functioning of ten factors including genetic constitution (prakriti), age (vaya), geographical location (desa), body…

Understanding Diabetes from Ayurveda Point of View

Diabetes is a common lifestyle condition, and around 537 million adults worldwide are living with this condition as of 2021. While modern medicine states there are two types of diabetes– Type I (diabetes insipidus) and Type II (diabetes mellitus), the ancient medicine system of Ayurveda…

Food as Medicine – Ahara Vidhi Vidhaan in Ayurveda

Ayurveda, India’s timeless medical treasure, is based on the concept of promoting a holistic life through a healthy ayurvedic diet and lifestyle. A lot of diseases in modern times (diabetes is a prime example) are the result of unhealthy dietary choices and undisciplined lifestyle habits.…

What Is The Best Treatment For Hypertension In Diabetic Patients?

In our busy lives, we are worried about a lot of things. But our health? Not so much. This carelessness or negligence has put a lot of people on the verge of health conditions like diabetes, hypertension, and even hypertension caused by diabetes. Yes, you…

All About Ayurvedic Approach To Prameha Or Urinary Disorders

According to Ayurveda Prameha is derived from the Sanskrit root word ‘mih skharane’ that means to water. The prefix Pra refers to excess and Meha literally means increased passing of urine. So Prameha can be translated as excess urine both in frequency and quantity. Prameha…

Prameha, Prameha Purvarupa and Its Connection With Madhumeha or Diabetes Mellitus

With over 77 million diabetics, expected to grow to 98 million by 2030, diabetes is one of the most worrying & serious public health issues in India. Diabetes mellitus is a condition where there is insulin resistance as the body is unable to use the…

Grishma Ritucharya – Ayurvedic Regimen in Summer

Ayurveda has always stressed the importance of following a Ritucharya (seasonal regimen) based on the particular ritu or season. Ayurvedic texts mention that each season has a specific impact on our body and thus the diet and lifestyle have to be commensurate to that season…

Worldwide Contribution Of Ayurveda In Health Care And Wellness – World Health Day

If there is one thing in our lives that is priceless and needs to be nurtured with utmost respect and care, it is our health. Good health – of mind, body and soul - is the fulcrum around which our lives revolve as it results…

Vasant Ritucharya: Living in Sync with Changing Seasons

Ritucharya in Ayurveda is the name of a practice made of two words, where "Ritu" means season and "Charya" means regime. It is the season to balance the physical and psychological effects and build physical and mental abilities to combat illnesses caused by changing seasons.…

National Nutrition Month – Ayurvedic Indian Cuisine Benefits

Ayurveda, the timeless system of holistic medicine, practiced in India since millennia is based on the balance of nature and how it affects humans. Charak Samhita, written in Sanskrit thousands of years ago, is the most authentic & comprehensive text on Ayurveda and along with…

Ayurvedic Treatment For Obesity (Weight Loss )

Obesity is one of the most common lifestyle/nutritional disorders that is prevalent in society today. If a person has a BMI (body mass Index) of over 30 then that individual is considered to be obese (below 18.5 is underweight, healthy weight range is between 18.5-24.9,…

Celebrate the National Nutrition Month 2022 – A World of Flavors in Ayurveda

March is celebrated as the national nutrition month by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to encourage people to make informed food choices, embrace healthy eating habits and make a conscious effort to develop a regular exercise schedule. The national nutrition month 2022 is celebrating…

Ayurvedic Weight Loss: Home Remedies, Tips and More

Maintaining weight in the proper range is necessary not just for good health but also for giving you that extra dose of confidence in yourself. With an overload of platforms advertising ways and means to get a shapely, supremely fit body, the temptation to opt…

Ayurveda’s Seasonal Regimen for Spring: The Vasanta Ritucharya

Everything around us is constantly changing- the seasons, the weather, and how our body reacts to these seasonal cycles. According to the principles of Ayurveda, your body undergoes cyclical processes just like the seasons because it is said to comprise the same five elements of…

Ayurvedic Home Remedies To Control Your Blood Sugar Levels

Diabetes, a chronic metabolic disease, occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin (the hormone that regulates blood sugar) or when the body does not effectively use the insulin it produces. Unfortunately, India has the dubious distinction of having the second highest number of…

Truth Behind Diabetes Reversal

Ayurveda, the 5000 years old holistic medicinal wisdom, believes that the three doshas in a person’s body – Kapha, Vata and Pitta – and their interactions are responsible for their health. Any imbalance in the doshas and diminishing of the digestive fire or agni can…

How to Cure Diabetes Naturally Without Medication – Lifestyle Changes

Ayurveda states that each person is born with a unique Prakruti that is governed by the interplay of three doshas in the body – Vata (dry and airy), Pitta (hot) and Kapha (cold, heavy and oily). Any imbalances in the doshas causes diseases and health…

What are The 10 Early Signs of Diabetes?

Diabetes is a metabolic condition which occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body is unable to effectively use the insulin it produces. This leads to an increased concentration of glucose in the blood known as hyperglycemia. One of the…

Effective Ayurvedic Tips for Weight Loss

Working from home, lack of regular exercise, irregular and unhealthy eating habits, most of us have borne the consequences of these lazy excesses with that weighing scales taunting back increased numbers! Apart from (unnecessary) vanity, weight gain can be harmful to health… obesity, heart troubles,…

Role of Ayurveda in Diabetes Treatment

Compared to modern medicine, Ayurveda has a holistic approach towards health and believes that a harmonious balance between mind, body and soul is essential for all round well-being. Diabetes is a chronic metabolic condition categorized into Type I diabetes where insulin production is hampered (when…

Kapha Dosha – The Kapha Type and Their Characteristics

Ayurveda teaches that each one of us has a distinct Prakruti which is determined at birth and is the result of the interaction between the tridoshas or energies, Vata, Pitta and Kapha. These doshas arise from the combination of the Panchamahabhutas or the five basic…

Vata Dosha – The Vata Type and their Characteristics

Ayurveda believes that all of us are born with a specific Prakruti which is an outcome of the interchange between the tridoshas that are present in each of us. A certain proportion between Vata, Pitta and Kapha regulate our overall well being, be it physical,…

Pitta Dosha – The Pitta type and their characteristics

Ayurveda states that our Prakruti is governed by tridoshas or energies – namely Vata, Pitta and Kapha. These tridoshas, which are the foundation of all life, are present in each cell and are responsible for all our bodily processes. What is Pitta dosha? Pitta comes…

Healthy Diet Plan and Lifestyle Changes with Ayurveda

Ayurveda believes that a healthy diet plan, based on ritus or seasonal changes, is the key to balancing the tridoshas (vata, pitta and kapha) or energies and subsequently to good health. Ayurvedic diet An Ayurvedic diet (practiced since thousands of years) will consider the specific…

The role of Ayurveda in health and well-being

The word Ayurveda is derived from a combination of two Sanskrit words - ‘Ayu’ (Life) and ‘Veda’ (Knowledge). Ayurveda teaches that balance between body, mind and spirit, flexibility in diet & lifestyle and adaptation to changing seasons is the key to continued wellness and good…

What Is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda, Indian medical wisdom practiced since millennia, is a blend of two Sanskrit words Ayu (life) + Veda (knowledge) and is rightly termed as ‘Science of Life’ as its fundamental belief is total wellness, a harmonious balance between mind, body and soul. Origin Progressively compiled…

Ayurvedic Beauty Tips – The Natural and Healthy Approach to Body Care

Beauty may lie in the eyes of the beholder but being beautiful is so much more than just having a pretty face. Ayurveda defines true beauty as a state when the mind, body, and soul are in harmony and takes a holistic approach of “Roopam,…

Balancing Pitta Dosha

Pitta is one of the three main doshas (Vata & Kapha the other 2) in our body that regulates our metabolism and the digestive system. Pitta controls the digestive fire or Agni and is responsible for how we digest our food. Any imbalance in the…

All about Pitta Dosha Vyadhi

It is a fundamental Ayurvedic belief that each of us are born with a distinct Prakruti or a body type and that Prakruti is based on the interaction between the tridoshas namely vata, pitta and kapha. Ayurvedic doctors always diagnose the Prakruti of a patient…

Sharad Ritucharya – Ayurveda Health tips for Autumn

Ayurveda has long emphasized the fact that different seasons have different effects on our body and that to maintain good health it is necessary to adapt our food and lifestyle habits according to the changes in our environment. Ayurvedic principles stress more towards prevention of…

All About Body Toxins and How to Detoxify the Ayurvedic Way!

Ayurveda, one of the oldest medical sciences known to mankind, unlike modern medicine, approaches health not only as a physical entity but in a more holistic manner where it stresses on a harmonious balance between body, mind and soul for sustained wellness management. This balance…

Importance of Agni or Digestive fire for Holistic Health According to Ayurveda

Agni or fire has a reverential place in Indian culture and beliefs and is worshiped as a deity that transforms and purifies. Ayurveda, the ancient medical wisdom, believes that just as Agni or fire assimilates and maintains life’s balances, similarly our digestive system is the…

Boost Your Immunity With Ayurveda

Why do we need immunity? The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has made us realise the importance of good health and the drawbacks of a weak immune system. Hence, the first tactic for healthcare management during this pandemic would be to address this and build a strong…

Balancing Pitta Dosha in Summer

What is Pitta Dosha? In Ayurvedic terms, pitta refers to one of the three doshas or vital energies that rule us and the transformations occurring within us. This particular dosha is related to our body heat rising with the increased temperatures in summer; it is…

Immunity and Seasons

Today, while we are battling a pandemic, doctors and nutritionists worldwide strongly recommend consuming a diet that can boost our immunity. Generally, we tend to ignore this and do not stick to appropriate dietary patterns. It weakens our body’s defence mechanism, thereby leading to multiple…

Vedic Ayurveda For Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes is a temporary health condition that develops in women during pregnancy because of hormonal changes. The placenta secretes a hormone that produces some cells that lower insulin sensitivity. Due to this, the body fails to secrete the extra insulin required during pregnancy, thereby…

Varsha Ritucharya – Ayurveda diet & lifestyle tips to boost your health during the monsoons!

One of Ayurveda’s definitive teachings says that we are an integral part of our surroundings and that our health and well being is fundamentally related to the rhythms and changes of nature’s yearly cycle. Ayurveda believes that various seasons impact us in different ways and…

Know about immunity and boost it with Ayurveda

What is immunity? Immunity refers to the body's ability to protect itself from harmful bacteria, viruses or other microorganisms. Our immune system constantly keeps strengthening itself through regular interaction with the microbes present inside our body and in the environment. A strong immunity helps us…

Why Do Individuals Have Different Immunities?

Immunity is our body's natural defense system that protects us from various illnesses. It is weak at birth but gradually strengthens through constant interaction with microbes present in the environment. Immunity varies for different individuals since it depends on genetics as well as Dietary and…

Ayurvedic Tips to Take Care of Your Skin During Winter

Winter has been many of our favourite months no doubt, but it comes with its downside. In winter, we experience dry skin, chapped lips, dull hair, dandruff, and other such skin or hair problems. Sometimes this damage worsens to cause visible cracks and bleeding wounds…

How Ayurveda Treats Diabetes

Earlier, people used to say that diabetes is an ailment of the elite. The high standard of their living, the luxury, the gluttony, and the laidback nature resulted in this disease. But looking at the current scenario, Type-2 diabetes has become a widespread disease irrespective…

Ayurvedic diet for Prediabetics

When your blood sugar levels are higher than the average level, then it is diagnosed as prediabetes. It means when your blood sugar level is high, but not high enough to reach type 2 diabetes. Prediabetes is a condition when your body is unable to…

All about Acne and how to overcome it naturally with Ayurveda!

A person’s face is their unique identity, and hence it should receive the utmost care. Knowing that you have healthy, glowing facial skin is a confidence booster, whereas any blemishes, spots, and zits can cause concern. Almost all of us have had a momentous occasion -…

Put Your Best Skin Forward With Ayurvedic Beauty Secrets for Customized Skin Care

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever,” wrote the famous Romantic poet John Keats two centuries ago. Yet it is as true today as it was at that time. When we look at ourselves in the mirror, we secretly admire the shape of our…

The Benefits of Managing Diabetes with Ayurveda

Ayurveda is the storehouse of permanent cures for many chronic illnesses. You can easily manage diabetes with Ayurveda and maintain a healthy body and mind. Diabetes is a common lifestyle disease that is characterised by an increase in blood sugar levels. Type 2 diabetes is…

The Ayurvedic Approach Towards Healthcare & Wellness Management

Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit words, ‘Ayuh = life’ and ‘Veda = knowledge or science’, thus translating to the ‘science of life’ or the ‘knowledge of longevity’. Originating in the Indian subcontinent during the Vedic period, over 5000 years ago, this ancient science of…

Which Meditative Practice Will Benefit you?

Mediation and Wellness. What does it do for you? We may associate meditation our entire lives with folding in a pretzel, sitting cross-legged or in a padmasana (lotus seat), and rubbing our thumbs on our index fingers to deeply focus on the point between our…

Is Your Health Off Balance? Understand The Concept Of Vikruti

The science of Ayurveda emphasizes on gaining self-knowledge and self-awareness when it comes to your state of health. After all, it’s easier to undertake a journey towards self-healing when you know the reason behind your physical, physiological and behavioural traits as well as your tendencies…

An Introduction To Ayurveda – The Concept Of Prakruti

WHAT IS AYURVEDA? The word ‘Ayurveda’ is derived from the Sanskrit words – ‘Ayuh’, meaning life and ‘Veda’, meaning knowledge or science. In essence, Ayurveda translates to the ‘science of life’. This ancient science of healthcare and lifestyle management dates back to the Vedic period…

Understanding The Ayurvedic Diet For Weight Loss

Early morning A glass of warm water with a teaspoon of honey and the juice of half a lemon. Breakfast A cup of low-fat milk with moong bean sprouts. Mid-morning Eat a whole fruit like an apple, orange or any seasonal fruit. Lunch Salad of…

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