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Dr. Manju P. S.

Consultant physician- Viswabrahma Ayurveda Vaidyasala, Kottakal Arya Vaidya Sala, Adivadu branch, Kothamangalam manjups17@gmail.com

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The Nine Wholesome Grains

Ayurveda has this style of grouping and numbering items that may be used for a common process or those that may have similar properties. One such grouping is the navadhaanyam. More popular in Vedic and tantric ritulas, navadhaanya is not without its medicinal values. It is a collection of cereals and pulses that are arguably the most wholesome and nourishing. Because of this reason it is found used as a natural health supplement as well. So, what all constitute the navadhaanya? What are its properties? Find this out and much more from this article. (Malayalam)

08 Aug 2020 by Dr. Manju P. S.

Good Food and Ayurveda

Pulses, Gas Trouble and Solutions

2016 was declared as the International Year of Pulses by The Food and Agricultural Organisation Department of the United Nations. Pulses or Legumes are the dried variety of beans and peas. It is rich in proteins, fibre and vitamins and is much affordable than other protein sources, and hence called as Poor Man's Meat. A breif detailing of variety of these Pulses is seen in the Ayurvedic text trios "Brihatrayees". Generally, a wrong notion seen in our day to day practice is that these pulses causes Gas troubles. On the contrary, it's Judicious usage will give you healthier days ahead. (Malayalam)

25 May 2020 by Dr. Manju P. S.

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