What is Cancer? Natural Ayurvedic Treatment Approach for Cancer

Cancer is the abnormal, fast-spreading replication of cells. Normal cells have a regular lifecycle. Each cell has a specific life cycle, after which it dies, and a new, healthy cell is formed. Cancer cells disrupt this cycle by growing exponentially, crowding normal cells and causing large tumors wherever they grow.According to Ayurveda, Cancer occurs in the body when all three Doshas are out of balance, making it a Tridoshic disease. Furthermore, it is caused by the buildup of toxin, known as Ama, which is accumulated over years of improper diet and regimen, which having been deposited in each cell, causes it to malfunction.

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Understanding and Treating Erectile Dysfunction Naturally

Learn how to treat Erectile Dysfunction with Ayurveda and other holistic healthcare methods

Triphala – A Balancing Formula for Detoxification and Rejuvenation

Literally meaning “three fruits”, triphala is a traditional Ayurvedic herbal formulation consisting of three fruits native to the Indian subcontinent: Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia belerica) and Haritaki (Terminalia chebula). Benefits of Triphala Assists natural internal cleansing* Gently maintains regularity* Nourishes and rejuvenates the tissues* Supports healthy digestion and absorption* Natural antioxidant* Triphala is most … Continue reading Triphala – A Balancing Formula for Detoxification and Rejuvenation

Ashwaghanda | The Sleep Inducing Herb

Fairly new to the western world, the Ayurvedic herb known as Ashwaghanda (Withania somnifera), is slowly but surely gaining popularity. It is affectionately known in Sanskrit by a variety of names, each of which denoting its powerful properties. Some of the more popular names are Vajinama, Balada, Vrusha - all of which express the strengthening and sexual vigor-promoting qualities of Ashwaghanda. It provides the strength and vitality of a horse, and smells like one too! It is a fairly light herb to digest, and is nourishing because it promotes moisturization and lubrication within the body. It has 3 primary tastes - sweet, astringent and bitter. It's potency is hot, therefore it is used to treat conditions such as Constipation, Paralysis, Asthma, Fatigue, Insomnia and Pain. In combination with other drugs, Ashwaghanda has also been used in effectively treating Rheumatoid Arthritis. A mixture of 5gms of Ashwaghanda powder + 10gms of Ghee in a glass of hot milk with a dash of sugar acts an excellent tonic, is nutritious and induces peaceful deep sleep. It should be taken atleast 1 hour before sleeping. Ashwaghanda has also proven to work effectively in treating nervine conditions such as Alzheimer's Disease, ADHD, Parkinson's and other degenerative disorders. It strengthens the heart, muscles, brain and reproductive fluid of both males and females. It is used as the drug of choice to promote the body's natural Immunity, known as Ojas. It helps to build tissue quickly and is often used by body builders and athletes. If taken in capsule form, it is best taken under the guidance of an Ayurvedic Physician. If taken incorrectly, it can promote excessive growth and developmental abnormalities, as well as lethargy, indigestion, bloating etc.

13 Things Pregnant Women Must Avoid Doing

Pregnancy is a life-changing experience. According to Ayurveda, and Vedic culture, a mother is divinely blessed to have a child, because her body provides a safe haven for a soul to enter this world in order for it to fulfill it's karma. This is a period of rapid transformation, which can bring upon quite a bit of stress. But if it is managed properly, pregnancy can be a truly blissful experience. During pregnancy, everything a mother sees, hears, and experiences impacts her unborn baby. That is why, several precautions should be taken to maintain proper growth and development of the fetus. Here are 13 things, an expecting mother must avoid :...