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Basti

In Basti, Medicated oil or ghee and an herbal decoction is given as enema to clean the colon and increase the muscle tone. Basti is the introduction of herbal decoctions and medicated oils into the colon through the rectum. While it directly affects the colon, it is not a localized or symptomatic treatment. It is […]

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Virechana

Virechana is medicated purgation therapy which removes Pitta toxins from the body that are accumulated in the body. It completely cleanses the gastro-intestinal tract. Benefits of Virechana Virechana is specifically useful in Pitta related disorders such as Skin disorders like Herpes or psoriasis, Paraplegia, Hemiplegia, Joint disorders, Digestive disorders, Constipation, Hyperacidity, Vitiligo, Headaches, Elephantiasis and […]

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Vamana

Vamana refers to induced vomiting for some time to eliminate toxins or ama as well as junk from the body. This procedure uses the upward movement of the doshas to remove toxins associated with Kapha, which are primarily deposited in the upper part of the body. Vamana is specifically useful for Kapha related disorders such […]

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Swedana

Swedana is a steam treatment. The word Sweda is derived from Sanskrit  ‘swid’,  meaning ‘to sweat or to perspire’. Swedana is the process of inducing sweat with the help of steam. The steam is generated from the boiled medicated herbal decoctions. Ayurvedic fomentation is usually given after an oil massage. Benefits of Swedana: Balances Vata […]

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Abhyanga

Abhyanga is an ancient Indian Ayurvedic oil massage therapy for healing and detoxifying Body, Mind and Spirit. This ayurvedic detox and stress reduction therapy is performed by herbal oils. The selection of oils are based on your Constitution (Prakriti) and the disorder you are suffering from. Abhyanga is performed Benefits of Abhyanga Nourishes mind and body Rejuvenates the […]

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‘Ama’ & its Cure

Ama is a unique concept of Ayurveda for which modern chemistry has no correlate. It is an important factor in a cause of disease and in modification of disease process. Ama originates from improperly digested toxic particles that clog the channels in the body. Some of these channels are physical and include the intestines, lymphatic […]

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Motive of Ayurveda

The motive of Ayurveda is complete health for all. Ayurveda first believes in maintenance of health. Ayurveda lets the healthy person be more healthy and helps one to be devoid of any diseases. So, first protect one’s healthy state and if got with some diseases, treat it. Ayurveda believes in the removal of the cause […]

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Health – According to Ayurveda

What is health:- “sama dosha sama agnischa sama dhatu mala kriyaaha| Prasanna atma  indriya manaha swastha iti abhidheeyate”  – Sushruta Samhita Meaning: One is in perfect health when  the Three doshas ( vata, pitta and Kapha) Digestive fire ( digestion, assimilation and metabolism) all the body tissues & components (Dhatus) (the entire physical body) all the […]

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Sadvritta – Philosophy of Ayurveda

When we listen the word ‘philosophy’, three civilizations erupts in our mind, Greek, Roman and Indian. these three countries have contributed a huge in philosophy. As far as Indian philosophy is concerned, it is unique in nature. Indian philosophy travels from outside to within, from Gross to subtle and from Darkness to Illumination. Vedas and […]

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What is OJAS? (The Nectar of all Dhatus)

As per the classics ‘Ojas’ is the essence of all the Dhatus. It resides in the heart (Hridaya) at it is present throughout the body. If Ojas is there, one is alive. If Ojas is destroyed, one is no more. Ojas is the subtle essence that is responsible for life, radiant health, strong immunity, vigor, longevity […]

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