Triphala Powder (Churna): Surprising Benefits, Uses and Side Effects

Triphala Powder (Churna): Surprising Benefits, Uses and Side Effects
Triphala Powder (Churna): Surprising Benefits, Uses and Side Effects
triphala powder

What is Triphala?

Triphala consists of two words Tri means Three and Phala means Fruit. It means, it is not a single Ayurvedic herb, in fact, comprises three ayurvedic drug formulations. The three herbs of Triphala are Emblica officinalis (Amalaki), Terminalia belerica (Bibhitaki), and Terminalia chebula (Haritaki). The three fruits in Triphala have amazing health benefits because they have unique ayurvedic drug ingredients that show positive and encouraging results to the functioning of all systems of the body.  To extract its maximum benefits, one should take it every day in the evening.

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10 Best Natural Ayurvedic Treatments for Dyspepsia (Indigestion)

Lemon for dyspepsia

What is Dyspepsia?

Dyspepsia is known as Agnimandya in Ayurveda. Dyspepsia is a condition, which is associated with indigestion of foods. There are so many causes of dyspepsia such as GERD, IBS, stomach ulcers, etc. As per ayurvedic tips, it is generally happened due to the lower presence of Jatharagni (digestive juices). Among the 13 types of Agni, Jatharagni is the most important; therefore dyspepsia should be treated properly in order to prevent the progress of the diseases and disorders.Lemon for dyspepsia

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Ayurveda First Aid Management For Snake Bites

Generally, we heard about snake bites through newspapers or other sources. But, there are a large number of cases that are unnoticed and don’t get proper first aid and treatment that entrap them in troubles and sometimes lead to death. Getting quick medical facilities are not possible for everyone, especially in the countryside area. Here, the role of herbs, home remedies, Ayurveda and Unani medicines become relevant and significant. There are two types of snakes-poisonous and non-poisonous. The biting of poisonous snakes need urgent action and consults the nearby doctor immediately. Whereas biting of non-poisonous snakes is not a big issue where first aid management and home remedies are enough to treat it.

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10 Wonder Benefits and Uses of Perungayam/ Hing for Beauty and Health

10 Wonder Benefits and Uses of Perungayam/ Hing for Beauty and Health
10 Wonder Benefits and Uses of Perungayam/ Hing for Beauty and Health
Hing

Who doesn’t know about Perungayam or Hing’s health benefits and medicinal uses, especially women at home?  I still remember the winter season of 1998 when I visited my native village with my family. My daughter who was about 1-year old experiencing stomach pain at night and was crying continuously. It is difficult to get related medicine in remote areas of my native place at night. Then my grandmother suggested my wife use a Hing solution upon her stomach. To my surprise, she stopped crying slept well throughout the night.  How can I forget that moment and since then I was very fond of this ayurvedic medicinal herb and use the same even after returning to Delhi. A number of people also use perungayam for many health issues and to solve skin problems like pimples, boils, black spots, etc. It is known by different names such as Devil’s dung and foods of God. In spite of this, in different languages, it is known by different names. Some of it is given below.

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Diet for Hair Loss and Hair Fall, Foods for Shining Hair

Foods to prevent hair fall and hair loss

Wonder foods for hair

Everybody is longing for long, thick and silky hair. To maintain silky and shining hair is not a tough job from natural treatment perspectives, yet require patience and sincere effort. A number of people are using synthetic and chemical ingredients to make his/her hair temporarily shining. But such measures are not sustainable and show reverse consequences in the long. So, it is a wise step to adopt natural and herbal means to make one’s hair thick and healthy. Diet plays an important role in prevention of hair fall & hair loss, conditioning, softening of hair, growth, shining, natural skin care as well as healthy growth of it. The author is describing simple diet tips for long, thick and healthy hair.Foods to prevent hair fall and hair loss

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6 Amazing Health Benefits and Uses of Chia Seeds

What are chia seeds?

Chia seeds are full of nutrients and antioxidants, known for many health and medicinal benefits. In fact, these seeds are the reservoir of nutrients and one of the healthiest foods with the least calories. It is one of the wonderful seeds that are known for the balanced development of body and mind. The plant i.e. Salvia Hispanica, which produces chia seeds, belongs to the mint family, Lamiaceae, native to South America, yet it is consumed all over the world. The seeds are full of fiber as 1 tbsp of it provides about 1/5th of your daily fiber intake.

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10 Wonder Ayurveda Medicines for Diabetes Remedy (Madhumeha)

The incidence of diabetes is increasing day by day. Being a silent killer is attacking the young generation secretly that increases the burden of the exchequer on the people as well as the government. Two things are common these days- Side effects and Insulin resistance among the people who are taking modern medicines for diabetes treatment. It leads to searching for an alternative system of medicine where Ayurveda has greater application and importance. Ayurveda treats diabetes through drugs, diet, panchakarma, and exercise. The management technique for diabetes in Ayurveda is as follows: Exercise (Vyaayam), dietary regulation (Pathya), Panchakarma (bio-purification procedures), and Medicines. The condition is known by different names such as Asrava, Prameha, Madhumeha, and Maharogya.

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10 Best Ayurveda Medical Colleges in Kerala

Top Colleges of Ayurveda in Kerala

Top government ayurveda colleges in Kerala

1.Government Ayurved College, Ernakulam

Government Ayurveda College, Tripunithura is the second oldest Ayurveda college in the public sector in Kerala. In Central Kerala, it is one of the prestigious colleges. It is affiliated with Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. It offers courses in BAMS and MD Ayurveda. The intake capacity of the BAMS course is 50 while the 6 PG courses with varied disciplines are  Shalya (5 seats), Shalakya (4 seats), Rasa Shastra (4 seats), Dravyaguna (4 seats), Panchakarma (4 seats), and Swasthavritta – 4 seats. The college offers postgraduate courses: i) M.S. (Salyatantra), ii) M.S. (Salakayatantra), iii) M.D. (Panchakarma), iv) M.D. (Rasasastra), and v) M.D. (Dravyaguna). The college was established in 1929.

Top Colleges of Ayurveda in Kerala

Courtesy: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

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