Basic Principles Of Ayurveda: Guest Post

[Author of this post is Dr. Preeti Dixit-Shukla. She is Ayurvedic Physician and has a Masters in Ayurvedic medicine- Kayachikitsa, and based out of New Mumbai.) Ayurveda is one of the oldest systems of medicine which evolved 5000 years back in India. Ayurveda literally means ‘The science of life’. It is an eternal science which has gained significant popularity around the world in recent years. It not only focuses on curing and prevention of illness but also on promotion of health in a healthy individuals. For effective utilization of Ayurveda, better understanding of its basic principles is necessary. These basic … Continue reading Basic Principles Of Ayurveda: Guest Post

Monsoon and Ayurveda: Key to Remain Healthy in Rainy Season

How beautiful is the rain ! After the dust and the heat , … How beautiful is the rain ! (H.W.Longfellow ) Everybody has experienced the sheer joy of rain… A walk in the woods, dance in the rain, waiting for the storm to pass, listening to the mesmerizing rhythm of falling rain… though the rain drops are never synchronised, yet their music is a song in itself. And yes, everyone has at least once ran onto the street while raindrops are falling from the sky and danced with mouth open… Letting the raindrops shower upon our face and reaching … Continue reading Monsoon and Ayurveda: Key to Remain Healthy in Rainy Season

Turmeric: The Ayurvedic Golden Spice (Part 2)

As discussed in the first part of Turmeric blog, turmeric and its main ingredient Curcumin are anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, and thus are helpful in a prevention and cure of a range of disorders. Dosage: Average Indian diet provides 2,000-2,500mg of turmeric (60-100mg of curcumin) per day. The required dosage of curcumin for effects against various disorders ranges from 150mg to 8gm curcumin per day. Whereas WHO accepted range of Curcumin in daily foods is 0-3mg/kg. Turmeric consumption: There are several ways to consume turmeric to avail its benefits for a healthy living. 1.In a traditional way, turmeric can be used as … Continue reading Turmeric: The Ayurvedic Golden Spice (Part 2)