Ayurvedic Remedies

Sprain

Sprain — Wear and tear of the ligaments is a common phenomenon, especially when a person indulges in regular physical activity. A sprain can be described as an injury in which the tissues around the injured joint get torn. These tissues, better known as ligaments, are extremely soft in nature. They connect two or more bones together to form a …

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Splenomegaly (Ayurvedic Name – Pleehodar)

Splenomegaly (Ayurvedic Name – Pleehodar) — Splenomegaly is the state in which spleen is enlarged. Enlargement of spleen is generally caused by involvement of lympho-proliferative disease, by the resumption of extramedullary haemopoiesis in myeloproliferative disease or by enhanced reticuloendothelial activity in autoimmune haemolysis. In Ayurveda enlargement of spleen is known as “pleehodar”. Pleehodar is also caused by combination of impure …

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Sore Throat

Sore Throat — Sore throat is an inflammation or swelling in the pharynx i.e. at the back of the throat. Often caused by a viral infection, sore throat is the result of cold, cough or flu. Other causes of sore throat include tonsillitis, mumps, sinusitis, measles, diphtheria, leukemia, excessive smoking, talking loudly and shouting. Some of the most common symptoms …

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Sinusitis

Sinusitis — Sinusitis can be described as an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the para-nasal sinuses. In simple terms, it can be defined as the over secretion of mucus by the membranes lining the nose and throat. The most common symptoms of sinusitis are constant or excessive sneezing, low grade fever, running nose, headaches, blockage of one or both …

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Scurvy

Scurvy — Prolonged deficiency of ascorbic acid, also known as vitamin C, in the human body causes scurvy. It is also known as Moeller’s disease, Cheadle’s disease and Barlow’s disease. Scurvy is characterized by darkened gums and loose teeth and is generally seen in people whose diet is low in fresh fruits and green leafy vegetables. The symptoms of scurvy …

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Routine Abdominal Problems

Routine Abdominal Problems — Now here we are starting our discussion about the routine abdominal problems affecting everyone’s life due to unhygienic diet and eating habits. According to Ayurveda, it is particularly unhygienic eating habits that are responsible for occurrence of a chronic illness. Every disease starts with the routine abdominal disturbance. Therefore approaching the topic what to eat and not …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis (Sandhigat Vata)

Rheumatoid Arthritis (Sandhigat Vata) — Rheumatoid arthritis in Ayurveda is known as ‘Sandhigat vata’. It is a condition that causes pain, swelling, inflammation of joints and deformity of joint, which may restrict joint movements. In rheumatoid arthritis small joints of the hands and feet are affected first, making them felt stiff. There are two most common forms of Arthritis – …

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