Deepak Bhanot, BAMS

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Deepak Bhanot, BAMS is a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner with 20 years of experience. He specializes in dietary and lifestyle consultation as per one's Prakriti. He has an advanced specialization in Nutrition and Health Education as well as Preventive and Promotive Health Care. He is a certified Panchakarma and Ayurvedic Acupressure therapist.

Licorice: Anti Aging, Benefits And Uses, High Blood Pressure, Skincare, Hair Care, Side Effects

Licorice: Anti Aging, Benefits And Uses, High Blood Pressure, Skincare, Hair Care, Side Effects

Licorice has a centuries-long reputation of being grandma’s sore throat remedy. Its botanical name is Glycyrrhiza glabra. The word Glycyrrhiza is derived from the Greek term glykos (meaning sweet) and rhiza (meaning root) and hence the name given to this ‘sweet root’. Similarly, in the Ayurvedic materia medica it is …

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14 Proven Scientific Benefits Of Ayurvedic Massage, with references (Abhyanga Benefits)

14 Proven Scientific Benefits Of Ayurvedic Massage

Ayurvedic massage benefits (Abhyanga benefits) are numerous according to the ancient Ayurvedic texts. The following 14 scientific studies though reveal several Abhyanga benefits in specific health conditions and general massage benefits as well. Have you had Ayurvedic massage? What benefits did you experience? Please share in the comments below! Ayurvedic Massage Benefits Abhyanga is used as …

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The Benefits Of Ayurvedic Massage According To The Ancient Ayurvedic Texts

The Benefits Of Ayurvedic Massage According To The Ancient Ayurvedic Texts

All three principal texts of Ayurveda, the Charak Samhita, Sushruta Samhita and the Ashtanga Hridaya, highlight the importance of abhyanga and the benefits of Ayurvedic massage. What The Ancient Texts Say According to the Charak Samhita, abhyanga is one of 24 different methods of vicharana, or ways an oily substance may …

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Ayurvedic Massage: Everything You Need To Know About ‘Abhyanga’

Ayurvedic Massage (Abhyanga)

(NOTE: Abhyanga is a unique form of massage, originating in Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic massage has tremendous benefits to the mind, body, skin and immune system. It involves copious amounts of oil and a unique two or one-therapist sequence that relaxes and softens the tissues. Delight your clients, friends or family …

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Shilajit Safety Concerns: How Safe Is Shilajit?

Shilajit Safety

Shilajit should always be taken in pure form. According to Ayurveda, impure shilajit can cause burning sensation, fatigue, aggravation of Pitta dosha, blood disorders, derangement of the metabolic fire known as agni, fainting episodes and constipation.1 A Natural, Ayurvedic Antidote To Impure Shilajit According to the Ayurveda, disorders caused by the use of …

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Shilajit Benefits + Medicinal Uses (Benefits Of Shilajit)

Shilajit Benefits

According to traditional Indian knowledge, the benefits of shilajit, when taken internally, are numerous. Shilajit benefits include the following. Shilajit exerts action as a rejuvenative and energizing tonic, laxative, expectorant, immunomodulator and diuretic. It is antibilious and lithotriptic (disintegrates urinary stones). It is used to enhance fertility and sexual function. …

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All About Shilajit: What It Is, Where It’s Found, What It Looks Like, Types of Shilajit, Pure Shilajit, How To Take Shilajit

All About Shilajit: What It Is, Where It's Found, Pure Shilajit, Shilajit Dosage

The word Shilajit is composed of two parts. “Shila” means rock and ”jit” means having won. So it literally means ‘conqueror of the mountains’. It is a blackish-brown material of variable consistency that exudes from layers of rocks. It surfaces in the summer season emerging through cracks or cervices in …

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Pakvashya Gata Vata- Understanding the condition and its management

Pronounced as: Puk-vah-sh-i-yah  Gah-tah  Vah-tah Vata dosha affects the different tissues and organs of the body and can cause various diseases. To understand the condition of Pakvashya Gata Vata, we need to understand the meaning of  ‘Pakvashya’, ‘Vata’, and ‘Gata-Vata’. ‘Ashya’ in Sanskrit means ‘an abode’. The word ‘Pakvashya’ has …

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