Herbal Remedies

How Ashwagandha Helps Hypothyroidism

How Ashwagandha Helps Hypothyroidism

One in 20 million people suffer from hypothyroidism. Ashwagandha or Withania somnifera helps hypothyroidism as it assists in balancing hormones and T4 levels. Ashwagandha is an adaptogen. It restores energy, supports adrenal function and combats depression, anxiety and stress. Keep reading to learn how hypothyroidism occurs, the Ayurvedic view, how Ashwagandha helps hypothyroidism …

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Research Proves Ashwagandha Highly Effective For Arthritis

Ashwagandha is a multipurpose herb well known to strengthen the body physically and ease arthritis symptoms. Both the ancient Ayurvedic manuscripts and modern scientific research consider it the best remedy for Rheumatoid Arthritis (Amavata) and Osteoarthritis (Sandhi-gata Vata).1 If you’re searching for a natural alternative to conventional arthritis treatments, consider …

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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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Triphala Benefits, Side Effects, Uses, Triphala Dosage, Churna + Guggul

Everything You Need To Know About Triphala: Benefits, Side Effects, Uses

A gentle, safe cleansing formula for the colon, triphala provides a scraping action on the colon walls, is high in antioxidants and vitamin C and also balances blood sugar levels. Read on to learn triphala benefits, triphala side effects, triphala uses and more. This amazing Ayurvedic formula is said to …

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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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Watch: Go-To Herbs for Each Dosha

Go-To Herbs For Each Dosha

In this short video with Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary—neuroscientist, chief medical officer for New Practices, Inc., and a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine—learn what the “go-to” Ayurvedic herbs are for your particular dosha—vata, pitta and/or kapha. Herbs For Each Dosha If you’re not sure of what your dosha / mind-body constitution is, …

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Why I Love Ayurvedic Sesame Oil Remedies + 9 Ways To Balance Vata

Why I Love Ayurvedic Sesame Oil Remedies + Tips To Balance Vata

by Rebecca Tolin on January 18, 2015 I used to think sesame oil was for cooking — until I met Doctor Kulreet Chaudhary, the Maharishi Ayurveda expert and neurologist who has remade my relationship with the aromatic liquid. “There’s nowhere we won’t put oil!” she once said, and as her …

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