Articles: ayurveda

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  1. Balancing Health - Tibetan Medicine

    by Lisa Llewellyn

    How Eastern and Western Approaches can Promote Optimal Health. Tibetan medicine is a ancient medical system that is strongly rooted in the teachings of Buddhist philosophy.

  2. Balancing Mind and Emotion through Ayurveda

    by Anne McIntyre

    Expert Regular Herbalist Anne McIntyre states that in Ayurveda the mind and heart are one and the same. The mind is said to reside in the heart and this means the physical heart a...

  3. Cancer Case Treated with Ayurvedic Medicine Herbal Therapy

    by Dr Ranjitsinh Solanki

    A Recurrent Case of Retromolor Triangle Oral cavity, Post standard treatment, Patient Treated with Herbal Therapy - A complete cure shown by Histopathology examination

  4. Cardamom: Elettaria Cardamomum

    by Anne McIntyre

    Regular contributor Anne McIntyre looks at cardamom. Cardamom pods have long been esteemed for their ability to lift the spirits, reduce pain, restore vitality and induce a calm, m...

  5. Common Dietary Mistakes

    by Dr Dinesh Singh

    The present article deals with the critical review of common dietary mistakes referred in terms of food-food interactions, food processing interactions. It also enlists a variety of...

  6. Diabetes / Prameha in Ayurveda

    by Dr Firoz Varun

    Diabetes Mellitus is a lifestyle driven metabolic disorder that impacts nearly 4 million people in the UK alone. There are two forms of Diabetes - Type I and Type II. Currently aut...

  7. Fever and Flu

    by Sebastian Pole

    At the front of every textbook on Ayurvedic treatments comes the chapter on fever. Fever is the first disease discussed in Ayurveda because it can be so serious if not treated effe...

  8. Foods for Thought and Thoughts for Food

    by Meggan Brummer

    This article looks at how food affects our thoughts and feelings. The author shares her deeper understanding of this following a course on Ayurveda, ‘the Ancient Science of Life’ w...

  9. From Shiroabhyangam to the Indian Head Massage

    by Vishal Kohli

    The author explains the meaning of ‘shiroabhyangam’ – ‘Shir’ in Sanscrit means ‘head’, and ‘Abhyangam’ means ‘oil application. 

  10. Gotu Cola: The Amazing Brain Tonic

    by Anne McIntyre

    This article focuses on Gotu cola (Centella asiatical/Hydrocotyle), a well-known Ayurvedic herb that's gaining popularity among Western herbalist as a brain tonic. In addition to b...

  11. Green Gold, Hemp Seed Oil and the Path to Health

    by Sebastian Pole

    This column focuses on the virtues of hemp seed oil. According to the author, an Ayurvedic practitioner, there are 45 nutrients that humans cannot live without, and which our bod...

  12. Herbal Support for Stress

    by Anne McIntyre

    The dynamics of the mind-body relationship are explored here in terms of the ability of negative thoughts and feelings to result in physical illness, and vice versa with physical s...

  13. Herbs and the Sattvic Life

    by Anne McIntyre

    “When Sattva predominates, the light of wisdom shines through every gate of the body” (Ghagavad Gita 14:11). Beginning with this quotation, the article, based on Ayurvedic teaching...

  14. Herbs for Mother and Baby

    by Anne McIntyre

    Anne McIntyre describes how breast milk can be regulated through Ayurvedic principles of medicine and how this can improve the wellbeing of both mother and baby. Ayurveda views o...

  15. How To Follow An Ayurvedic Diet For Weight Loss

    by Manmohan Singh

    Those who are facing weight issues find it difficult to shed pounds. But with Ayurveda, the process can be done in a much-effective and safer manner. Explore the blog and learn how ...

  16. In Ayurveda, Blood is Considered Life Itself

    by Charlotte Bech

    If you suspect you have anaemia, go to the mirror and pull every so carefully, slightly and gently down in one of your lower eye lids. Then look at the mucous membrane at the lower ...

  17. Keep Cool With Coriander

    by Anne McIntyre

    Coriander is used in Ayurvedic  medicine to relieve hot inflammatory conditions, particularly in the digestive tract. The author recommends it to her patients to improve appetite...

  18. Live an Ayurveda Lifestyle – Meditate, Ayurvedic Treatments and Sleep

    by Aaron Hawkins

    Ayurveda can be referred to as the Science of Life (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge). It’s a health system, but it’s also a way of life. Living an Ayurveda lifestyle means...

  19. Love Your Lungs The Ayurveda Way

    by Aneta Podlaska

    In Ayurveda certain parts of the body are associated with a particular element. Lungs in Ayurveda hold a memory of the air element, associated with a Vata dosha - the energy of move...

  20. Making the Right Medical Choice

    by Sebastian Pole

    The author discusses traditional herbal medicine and allopathic medicine, and concludes that the more complex, layered and holistic approach of traditional herbal medicine, and the...

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