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Why is There a "Ref" and a Strange Name Next to it in Ayurveda Medicine Labels?

If you have bought an Ayurveda Medicine and looked at its label, you may have noticed this "Ref" or "Ref. Text" and then a strange sounding name on it, mostly under the name of the medicine itself. Have you wondered what that is? Do you want to know its importance? Here is a narrative on explaining this (Malayalam)

06 Jul 2020 by Dr. Arun Mohan


FAKE VAIDYA: 06 Tests to Identify One

A person undergoes rigorous training and endures an ordeal to qualify as a Vaidya- An Ayurveda Doctor. Such is the importance of human lives. But quackery is a disease that is not only tormenting this glorious medical system, but also is a potential threat to every one of us. As a beneficiary of Ayurveda, you too can play a pivotal role in eradicating this plague that has afflicted Ayurveda. This article helps you in testing your physician to see if that person is genuine or not

01 Jul 2020 by Dr. Nimin Sreedhar


Weighing On Weighing Right

Lifestyle diseases are undoubtedly the biggest threat of the modern era. Obesity is the first among all the milestones in the long pathophysiology of all lifestyle diseases. Obviously, people are concerned about this health issue. Besides the health threat posed by obesity, it is a massive concern due to the cosmetic background of the condition. There is so much confusion regarding the treatment of obesity. Dr Sarika Vipin writes more about the need for individualised approach of an obese individual. (Malayalam)

29 Jun 2020 by Dr. Sharika Vipin


Think Before You Chop

It is a our nature to undervalue people or things that appear to be doing nothing. We also tend to value expendable items less. It is observed that we are increasingly showing the same attitude to our own body. Are there any useless organs in our body? Is it wise to simple chop off a part of your body for the simplest of health problems? Is there an alternative solution to manage such conditions?

16 Jun 2020 by Dr. Gikku Alias Benny


Ayurveda and Pandemics: Overcoming the Limitations of the Past

"Oh! Everyone is talking about Ayurveda and its efficacy in pandemics now! Well, if Ayurveda was around for so long, then why has it not stopped all the pandemics in the past? Is pandemic even mentioned in Ayurveda? Is Ayurveda capable in this modern world to manage pandemics?" Well, here is an article that will answer not just these doubts but will also give a good perspective on how well Ayurveda can manage a pandemic today.

06 Jun 2020 by Dr. Nair Ashwati Unnikrishnan


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


'Corona Tablet' and Ancient Book: Is it Ayurveda?

Everyone is going gaga over this image of pages from a moth-eaten book. It is still making rounds in social media. Now, people are even adding footnotes to it claiming that Ayurveda had knowledge of 'corona' and this formulation is the cure for it. But have you checked the facts? Have you taken opinion from an expert of Ayurveda? Well, here it is for you..(Malayalam)

26 May 2020 by Dr. Veena. P. Reghunathan


Ghee: A Misunderstood Magic

Many of us have come to hate ghee. They are now unable to bear its taste or fragrance. The have come to believe that ghee is fattening, kills the appetite and causes cholesterol. Seriously?! Have we really checked whether the popular media is not influencing us to dislike ghee? Well, here is an attempt to mend your relationship with ghee. We are almost sure that after reading this, everyone will be friends with ghee, for their own good!

24 May 2020 by Dr. Nimisha K. C.


Cow Urine: Rumor or Remedy?

"Now hold on right there! What did I just read? URINE? Oh, isn't it disgusting?" Yes, you are right about what you read. But you may want to rethink on what you think of it. Freshly collected and processed cow urine is considered as a miraculous healing medicine in Ayurveda. But for many of us, urine is a waste material and hazardous to use. This has sparked controversies and flaming debates. But let us not jump into conclusions. Instead, let us break this controversy forever. This article is a thorough evaluation of Cow Urine, converging on points from Mythology, Ayurveda and Modern research. This article may very well, reform your perspective on cow urine.

21 May 2020 by Dr. Divya S.Unni


'Ayurveda works in "Slow-Motion'. Really!?

In Ayurveda, you are an integral part of healing. You are not a 'subject'. You have to actively contribute to your wellness or cure. Very often, people seek the help of Ayurveda when everything else have failed and by that time, the condition may have become extremely complex to manage. Yet, the results that Ayurveda delivers even at those stages are astounding. So imagine how fast it can work when you make Ayurveda your primary healthcare system. Ayurveda has very clear projections on how quick and effectively a disease can get cured. Do you want to know about it? Dr. Sreedarshan K. S. lays it out in this article..

11 May 2020 by Dr. Sreedarshan K. S.


Some simple facts about Immuno-Potentiation

Immunity is not a wonder drug discovered by the modern medicine. Nor is it any manifestation of the power of herbs. It grew along with life itself, ever since life began to exist on earth. Ayurveda has its own viewpoint of this ability of ours to defend us from a disease or to fight against it. Dr. Dinesh K. S. has been a crusader of Authentic Ayurveda. His philosophy of keeping Ayurveda free from inappropriate interpretations is reflected in this article too, in which he explains immunity the way it should be explained. (Malayalam)

16 Apr 2020 by Dr. K. S. Dinesh


Ayurveda and Surgery

The degree earned after the five and a half year long professional education on Ayurveda in India is called BAMS. The 'S' stands for surgery. Now, many of you may there surgery mentioned in this healthcare system which is believed to be over 5000 years old? Well, this article is a detailed description on surgery in Ayurveda, what caused its decline and how it has reemerged and is truly proving to be a great branch of Ayurveda. (Malayalam)

01 Apr 2020 by Dr. Lishitha Sujith


Is Honey Good For Diabetes?

Is it a norm that those who are having diabetes should abstain from all kinds of sweet things? It is a widely popular belief that despite being sweet, honey can actually reduce diabetes. Is this true or a myth? This article is an exploration of facts, not just from Ayurveda but also from our modern understanding of honey to determine whether diebetics should or should not take honey. (Malayalam)

01 Apr 2020 by Dr. Soumya K. R.

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