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Ayurveda & the Treatment of Candida

Ayurveda & the Treatment of Candida


March 16, 2020

Candida albicans yeast is a naturally-occurring intestinal inhabitant. Ordinarily held in check in a properly balanced intestinal biosphere, Candida infestation (Candidiasis) becomes a concern only when the intestinal population of beneficial bacteria are eclipsed by an overgrowth of this tenacious yeast. When present in a flourishing overabundance, Candida can enter the bloodstream via the enteric cycle and give rise to systemic yeast infection symptoms

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Understanding Vipaka, Post-Digestive Taste

Understanding Vipaka, Post-Digestive Taste


February 22, 2020

In studying Ayurveda’s understanding of the physiological effects of food and drug materials, we rely upon four pillars: rasa (taste), virya (heating or cooling energy), vipaka (post-digestive taste) and prabhava (unique, contrary or anomalous properties of the substance that cannot be accounted for by its rasa, virya or vipaka).

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Ayurvedic Herb-Drug Interactions

Ayurvedic Herb-Drug Interactions


January 15, 2020

It is always a concern for Ayurvedic and other holistic health care practitioners to be fully informed by their clients as to what pharmaceutical substances, either prescription or over-the-counter medications, they may currently be taking.

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Book Review: Ayurveda Revisited

Book Review: Ayurveda Revisited


December 16th, 2019

Today, however, Ayurveda in India does not enjoy the same status in the scientific world as it did during the years of Sushruta and Charaka.

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Herb of the Season: Yugmaphallottatna (Caralluma fimbriata)

Herb of the Season: Yugmaphallottatna (Caralluma fimbriata)


November 25, 2019

Caralluma Fimbriata, known to Sanskrit as Yugmaphallottatna, is a species of the Caralluma genus of succulent cacti that has long been used as an appetite suppressant, often serving as a ‘famine food’ and thirst quencher when other sources of nourishment are in poor supply or absent. Western-based biomedical research is scant, but apparently validates these usages.

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Dealing with Respiratory Infections Ayurvedically

Dealing with Respiratory Infections Ayurvedically


October 30, 2019

It’s now nearly half-way into the school year. The holidays are behind us, homework is keeping everyone up too late, the weather is getting cooler and the season for upper respiratory infections, bronchitis, coughs, colds and even influenza is indisputably here. It’s been an unseasonably warm fall overall, but still pediatricians are warning parents to be especially vigilant.

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KUNDALINI SYNDROME: The Dangers of Unpreparedness

KUNDALINI SYNDROME: The Dangers of Unpreparedness


October 25, 2020

Different spiritual traditions teach methods of "awakening" kundalini for the purpose of reaching spiritual enlightenment. Kundalini is described as lying "coiled" at the base of the spine, represented as either a goddess or sleeping serpent waiting to be awakened.

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Book Review: Doctoring Traditions: Ayurveda, Small Technologies & Braided Sciences

Book Review: Doctoring Traditions: Ayurveda, Small Technologies & Braided Sciences


October 14, 2019

Like many of the traditional medicines of South Asia, Ayurvedic practice transformed dramatically in the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. With Doctoring Tradition, Projit Bihari Mukharji offers a close look at that recasting...

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Diabetes – An Ayurvedic perspective

Diabetes – An Ayurvedic perspective


September 19th, 2019

According to Ayurveda, Diabetes can be correlated to “Madhumeh”. Madhumeh is categorized under the disease “Prameh” which is extensively described in all major Ayurvedic texts. The word ‘madhu’ means honey (sweet) and ‘meh’ means urination. Hence ‘madhumeh’ means a disease in which person urinates honey like urine.

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Book Review: Rasayana: Ayurvedic Herbs for Longevity and Rejuvenation

Book Review: Rasayana: Ayurvedic Herbs for Longevity and Rejuvenation


August 24, 2019

Rasayana (rejuvenation or revitalization therapy) one of the historic eight specializations within traditional Ayurvedic practice, although this least understood branch of this science, is becoming of ever growing interest.

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Cancer: A Comparative Study Of Modern And Ancient Ayurvedic Thoughts About Pathology Of This Disease

Cancer: A Comparative Study Of Modern And Ancient Ayurvedic Thoughts About Pathology Of This Disease


August 13, 2019

Among the systems of cellular taxonomy, one divides cell types into the somatic and the reproductive. The commonality of all somatic cells is one marked by self-sacrifice and having a specific life span whose end witnesses the somatic cell leaving no progeny but having dedicated its existence to the support of germ cells

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Book Review: Ayurveda Unmasked

Book Review: Ayurveda Unmasked


June 16th, 2019

This is an important book that should be read by anyone concerned with the future of Ayurveda, although when I began reading this book I did so with a pre-existing bias: I disliked its title intensely. If something is to be “unmasked” that more than implies that it is wearing a mask, that it is presenting a false version of itself to the world, and hiding a true face that is unsuitable for public viewing or in some fashion unacceptable.

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