Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic practice. While oil pulling, a tablespoon full of oil is swished around the mouth in the early morning before breakfast on an empty stomach for about 20 minutes to remove bacteria and promote oral hygiene. Several studies have suggested that oil pulling kills the bacteria in your mouth, improves dental health and helps
As the name suggests, hyper acidity refers to a state in which there is excessive production of digestive acids to the extent that it causes discomfort or other complications. It includes conditions like acid reflux disease, heartburn, and GERD, which can vary in severity. Conditions of hyperacidity are pervasive, affecting all of us from time to time. Not
As a holistic health system that focuses on completely natural treatments, it comes as no surprise that Ayurveda embraces the concept of fasting. Ayurveda regards fasting as an essential practice for the maintenance of health, rather than as form of self-punishment or deprivation. Described as pratyahara, the term first appears in the classical text, ‘Yoga
Ginger is one of the most widely used herbs today, not just in India, but across the world. While a large part of this global popularity owes to its distinctive flavor, ginger has long held a position of importance in Ayurveda’s herbal chest. It remains an essential ingredient in various herbal formulations, often described as ‘the universal medicine’.
In Ayurveda, herbs are viewed as the spiritual essence – the Kundalini – of the natural world. Ayurveda is one of the oldest and most developed herbal systems in the world – it has been in use for more than 5,000 years. The ancient Vedic seers in India compiled and classified the medicinal and healing properties of hundreds of herbs into a system which
Arthritis is regarded as the most common cause of joint degeneration, making it important for us to have a better awareness of the condition. To get started, it should be pointed out that arthritis is not a single disease, but includes over 100 different conditions. Some of the most common types of arthritis are rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis,