Eczema can begin at birth or early childhood and is common in people with a family history. Unfortunately, it affects infants also. Living with eczema is not at all easy, trying to resist itching and trying to get relief from the rashes. All one wants is relief from eczema. Before you jump to try out…
Hormonal imbalance, irregular periods, abnormal menstrual cycles, weight gain, hair loss, facial hair, skin pigmentation – have you experienced any of these? These symptoms define a health condition that affects 10 million females in the world. You might have heard PCOS/PCOD. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) or Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) is a common female health…
Ingredient: Saffron Scientific Name: Crocus sativus; Also known as Saffron crocus or Autumn crocus Common Name: Kesar, Kumkuma Family: Iridaceae Parts Used: Stigma, style, petals, flower pistils Description: Saffron is one of the most extravagant spices in the world. The plant is mainly cultivated and harvested by hand, which increases the labor. Did you know…
Ayurveda originated in India, about 5000 years ago, from the ancient Vedic texts. It originated from ‘Atharva Veda and has evolved much over the years. Ayurveda [Ayur – Life; Veda – Knowledge] means ‘the Science of Life’. ‘Charak Samhita’ is the bible of Ayurveda. It describes all the facts of diseases, diagnosis, treatments and the…
Rediscovering Ayurveda is Amrutam’s series of blogs which will include various men and women and their ideas about Ayurveda. Even though, India is the birthplace of Ayurveda, with passing time it has lost its original importance as a school of life amongst Indians and many a time have been limited to be referred as a school of medicine. Ayurveda is surely much more than that.
So, we at Amrutam decided to go out and find what Ayurveda means to people in the present day.
This is the ninth article in Amrutam’s series of articles called Rediscovering Ayurveda, which aims to understand the idea or perception that modern-day men and women carry about Ayurveda.
REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA WITH SHIVANGI PATHAK
Shivangi is an ayurveda enthusiast from Gwalior and is currently pursuing her Bachelors in Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery.
Let’s now read what Shivangi has to say about Ayurveda
We are forgetting our nature, all that surrounds us and have created us. Nature has a cure for all your problems and has been recognized since centuries before. However, with modernization we have started building more and more industries, malls, techno-parks and what not but the forests are continuously on a decline.
Today let us take out five minutes to learn about an interesting and magical formulation used medicinally since centuries in Ayurveda- Jawahar Mohra.
Jawahar Mohra is one of the key ingredient of Amrutam`s Brainkey Gold Malt.
Negative thoughts are like a downward spiral. They can keep on going on for an eternity. Once I heard a story about two wolves, one was a good wolf and another bad wolf. These wolves had a master and the wolf, out of the two wolves, which master chose to feed, would keep getting stronger.
The master chose to feed the bad wolf and one fine day, the bad wolf ate the good wolf.
Shatavari: A Cure for Hundred Diseases
Shatavari is a plant belonging to Asparagus species and it is also known as Satavar, Shatamuli, and Vrishya.
Its botanical name is Asparagus Racemosus. The Shatavari plant is considered endangered now because of destructive harvesting and deforestation in the regions where it is grown.
Menopause is a point in time when a woman has had her last period. Menopause is also defined as an absence of menstrual periods for twelve months. A menstrual period is when the lining of Uterus is shed through the Vagina and the egg is not fertilized.
I was watching a documentary about Minimalism, a couple of months back while my life was all cluttered up with materialistic luxuries and a very deep longing for mental and spiritual peace.
Minimalism is a subtle counter-culture which is developing all around the world, promoted especially by individuals who have suffered the ill-effects of industrial and technological revolutions.