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Dandruff — Dandruff is a condition wherein skin flakes come out of the scalp. These collect amidst the hair and sometimes settle on shoulders, face, eyebrows and clothes. There are basically two types of dandruff – dry dandruff and waxy dandruff. Dry dandruff causes itchiness. In this case the small flakes are loosely scattered in the hair as compared to …

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Cough — Coughing is a means by which the body throws out or gets rid of substances that are irritating the air passages in their way. Cough can be classified into two types – productive cough, which produces phlegm from the lungs and the other is nonproductive cough, which is dry and doesn’t produce any phlegm from the lungs. Cough …

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Constipation (Ayurvedic Name – Vibandh)

Constipation (Ayurvedic Name – Vibandh) — Constipation according to modern medicinal science is defined as infrequent passage of hard stool, patient’s complain of straining, a sensation of incomplete evacuation, abdominal discomfort etc. According to Ayurveda in our body there are thirteen types of motions or processes by which body excrete useless particles from itself. If we try to stop them …

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Conjunctivitis — A highly contagious disease, conjunctivitis is the swollenness or inflammation caused in the conjunctiva, a thin membrane which coats the front of the eyes. Also called ‘pink eye’ and ‘eye flu’, it is a condition when a person has sore eyes. Conjunctivitis is infectious and easily be transferable from one person to the other through direct contact. Symptoms …

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Cold (Pratishaya)

Cold (Pratishaya) — Responsible Dosha: Vata, Pitta, Kapha According to Ayurveda common cold or seasonal cold is known as ‘Pratishayaya’. Common old is caused due to aggravated vata, pitta & kapha (body humors). All three body doshas are equally responsible for common cold. A person can be affected at any time throughout the year but it is more common in late …

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