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Haridra rituals in India
Haridra – an integral part of the Indian culture  Haridra has entered deep into the beliefs and homes of Indian people thousands of years ago. Nowadays, the herb is used throughout India in ceremonies and rituals, in food, treatment, cosmetics, in various industries as an eco-friendly colorant. Haridra is the Sanskrit name of turmeric, and there are different varieties with …
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How to make ghee oil
Ghee – the universal butter Ghee is a butter melted in a special way. After the specific heat treatment for cleansing, the obtained product no longer carries the characteristics of animal fat. The healing properties of Ghee make it the most universal of all the numerous healing butters and oils in Ayurveda. In Eastern medicine it is known as the …
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Herbs for treatment multiple sclerosis
What is the multiple sclerosis  Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system – the cerebrum and the spinal cord. It is an inflammatory disorder that affects the nerve fibers and, in particular, their isolation /the myelin membranes/. Thus, the transmission of nerve impulses is disturbed and the patient cannot control his limbs, and facial …
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Cough and breathing disorder
Causes of the breathing disorder Breathing disorder with shortness of breath can occur for various reasons. Typically these are diseases of the respiratory tract, but the problems can also affect other systems, for example, shortness of breath due to larynghospasms caused by an emotional states such as fright or anger.  Breathing disorder may be caused by affected upper respiratory tract …
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Herb Guggul in Ayurveda
Guggul (Commiphora wightii / Commiphora mukul) is an exotic plant that is widely distributed in the central parts of Asia and North Africa (India, Arab countries, Pakistan), and is one of the most commonly used herbs in Ayurveda. It is a small flowering plant from the Burseraceae family. It has a very dark softwood color, which produces a …
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Pain Amlapitta in Ayurveda
Amlapita and the digestive fire Agni in Ayurveda Amlapita in Ayurveda indicates a state of increased acidity in the digestive tract that irritates the gastric mucosa. To a great extent its manifestations correspond to the disease, which is known in Western medicine as chronic gastritis.   The development of this condition can lead to an ulcer. To a great extent the …
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Treatment of rheumatism and rheumatoid arthritis
Symptoms of the rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatism  Rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatism are autoimmune diseases affecting the joints and other organs. Autoimmune diseases are characterized by the fact that the tissues of the body are mistakenly attacked by the immune system. In the development of rheumatoid arthritis, the joints become chronically inflamed, and the inflammations may extend to the periarticular …
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Treatment of bipolar disorder
Health and social aspects of bipolar disorder Bipolar affective disorder is a mental illness in which drastic mood changes occur periodically without an objective reason in real life. From depressive states and apathy, the patient transitions to the other extreme, defined as mania – a highly elated mood, excitement or excessive irritability.  Depressive states are characterized by grim mood, low …
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Kapha Dosha in Ayurveda
Kapha – the nourishing energy In order for a person to fully answer the question What is Kapha Dosha, he must enter the ancient Indian philosophy, religion and way of thinking. Which is not so easy for a man from the Western world. In general, however, we may say that Kapha is one of the three energies called Doshas, …
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Pippali - long pepper in Ayurveda
Pippali – this is the name of the Asian so-called long pepper (from Latin – piper longum linn). This is an exotic climbing perennial plant that can be found in the hottest regions of India as well as in central Himalayas. The fruits of the plant look like small, thin cones, which give a characteristic aroma and they have a …
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What is Pitta Dosha
Pitta – the fiery dosha  Pitta is the fiery Dosha – the energy of digestion, metabolism, the sensations through which the organism perceives and reacts adequately to what is happening in the environment. Pitta manages the biochemical processes of transformations, of reformations of everything that enters the body: it must be processed and assimilated. Thus, the useful substances of the …
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Treatment of anxiety with Ayurveda
How to cure increased anxiety with the help of Ayurveda Even for medical practitioners it is sometimes difficult to make the difference between the regular daily anxieties, the manifestations of excessive anxiety and the various mental states that are associated with these conditions. In fact, anxiety is absolutely normal and often is even a healthy emotion. However, when we notice …
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"Stones in the gallbladder
Gallbladder stones are known as Pitta Ashmari in Ayurveda. Pathogenesis of Gallstones as per Ayurveda According to Ayurveda, all three Vata dosha, Pitta dosha, and Kapha dosha play a part in the formation of gallstones, with Pitta dosha being the primary culprit.  The excessive increase of Pitta (caused by hot or spicy food, alcohol etc.) and Kapha aggravated by fatty, …
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Restless leg syndrome
What is Restless Leg Syndrome? Restless leg syndrome is a neurological condition characterized by an uncontrollable desire to move the legs while resting or trying to fall asleep.  The condition has no known cause and cure, often getting worse as people age. Restless Leg Syndrome and Ayurveda According to Ayurvedic texts, there are three types of energy in human bodies…
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Heart in Ayurveda's philosophy
The heart in Ayurvedic philosophy According to Ayurveda, Atman is focused in the heart – the individual human soul, the consciousness, the real inner self of everyone, and the thoughts are a reflection of feelings. This interpretation is given in the Upanishads – preserved ancient Indian texts perceived as sacred. At the same time, the heart is an “emotional” organ …
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Mustard oil in Ayurveda
Introduction Mustard or sarshapa has been used in Ayurveda both as food and as a medicine. Mustard leaf is considered a vegetable, while the seeds are used as a spice and constitute the source of mustard oil. Mustard belongs to the Crucifereae family. There are several varieties of Mustard that are identified on the basis of their color. Sushruta …
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Проблеми с дихателните пътища
Respiratory problems and nutrition Like all health problems, the disturbed breathing is caused by altered energy ratios. Each body has three vital energies called Doshas. Each one of them is responsible for the performance of certain part of the processes in the organism: Vata Dosha is responsible for the movements; Pitta Dosha is responsible for the transformations And Kapha …
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Causes of white vaginal discharge anomalies
Causes of anomalies in white vaginal discharge In general, white vaginal discharge is a reaction of the organism that has cleansing and protective function. It is normal for the women with active hormones who do not suffer from vaginal health problems. White vaginal discharge, however, may be accompanied by a number of symptoms, which are a sign for the development …
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Treatment of astigmatism with Ayurveda
What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism comes from the Greek words asti (meaning “without”) and stigma (meaning “point”).  Astigmatism is a vision problem that causes objects to appear distorted and blurry. It often affects both distance and near vision. It is the most common vision problem and it may occur parallel to nearsightedness (myopia) or farsightedness (hyperopia). Why Blurred …
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Treatment of neurological diseases with Ayurveda
What are the neurological diseases The manifestations of neurological diseases depend on how and which part of the nervous system is affected – the central or peripheral, or there are combined disorders. The central part includes both brains – the cerebrum and the spinal cord. They process information with regard to what is happening in the body, as well as …
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