Having a warm beverage during a long flight, or frequent travel does wonders for the body. In Ayurveda, it is believed that Vata Dosha gets severely aggravated when the body is made to travel long distances. This results in pain, fatigue and the very dreaded jetlag that follows. To avoid the nuisances of aggravated Vata, try to stick to warm beverages, rather than cold ones, (especially with ice). A good cup of tea should have a pinch of black pepper. The warming qualities of Black Pepper counteract bloating, gas, constipation and overall discomfort and keeps Vata Dosha in balance.
Ayurveda is the world's oldest medical science, which finds its roots in Vedic Indian culture. It is more than 5000 years old, and comprises of specific and highly accurate methods of diagnosis and treatment protocol for almost every known disease.
Dr. Sashina teaches what the 'Doshas' - Vata, Pitta and Kapha, are in Ayurvedic Medicine in this brief video.
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Tulsi also known as basil leaves, is a fairly common plant in Indian households. Considered holy by many religions, the Tulsi plant is revered for its divine properties. Besides praying to the plant, a number of people advise including the leaves and roots of the plant in various medical decoctions. With immense benefits right from clear skin to dissolving kidney stones, tulsi is tonic for the entire body. Here are the top 10 benefits of tulsi.