Khajur

Health benefits of Khajur (An Ayurvedic view) Khajur  : Dates are fruits of date palm. These are known as Kharjura in Sanskrit. Its Latin name is Phoenix sylvestris Roxb, belongs to family Arecaceae. It has been widely used in Ayurveda as a medicine and in diet also. Pharmacological properties Rasa(Taste)- Madhura(Sweet) Guna(Qualities)-Guru(Heavy for digestion), Snigdha(Slimy …

THE SCIENCE OF MARMA

Marma points

Marma is the tender secret or vital area which serves as small pockets of prana. Prana is not merely a type of vata it is the vital energy that sustains or supports our body. There is likely hood of death or deformity after infliction to this area hence are called as marma (marayanti iti marma). …

AGEING – SIMPLEST AYURVEDIC REMEDIES FOR MANAGING IT

ageing

Though it is known that ageing itself is a physiological phenomenon, nobody accepts to look old. As per fundamental principles of Ayurveda, vata dosha is predominant during old age and which is responsible for the manifestation of ageing. With advancing age kapha gets gradually depleted and depletion of sapta dhatus occurs. As per Ayurveda old …

HAPPY SUMMER! 6 AYURVEDIC TIPS TO BEAT THE HEAT

Summer

Grishma ritu or summer is intensively hot and environment is prevalent with unhealthy dry wind. Fiery hot sun decreases kapha dosha, accumulates of vata dosha, diminishes rasa dhatu and dries up moisture contents in the environment. As a result of this digestive power decreases, body strength of an individual decreases and skin problems such as …