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Dr. Arya Sethuparvathy

BAMS, MD (Dravyagunavijanam) Quality controller- Ayurdhara pharmaceuticals Anchery, Thrissur. dr.aryasethuparvathy@gmail.com


Mythbusters

Castor Oil: Not a Mere Purgative

Yes, castor oil..its taste is disgusting and the smell is nauseating. People often cringe when it is prescribed. On the flip side, many people take it without any consideration believing that it is a safe purgative. This article will prove you all wrong. Castor oil is much more powerful that we think and we ought to have it when prescribed and should also stop using it without the advise of an Ayurveda Physician. (Malayalam)

02 Jun 2020 by Dr. Arya Sethuparvathy

Good Food and Ayurveda

Asafoetida: Properties and Therapeutic uses

Indian kitchens were always considered as the storehouse of medicines rather than merely a place for cooking. One of the simple yet significant drugs that we find in our kitchen is Asafoetida, popularly known as ‘devil's dung’ due to its smell. This devil's dung has many other great attributes rather than its smell. This article explains the habitat, collection, properties and therapeutic uses of asafoetida. (Malayalam)

01 Apr 2020 by Dr. Arya Sethuparvathy



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