Tag: health

With the faster-than-light reach of social media platforms, it has become easier to share informative content with the global community. Thanks to the Internet, people from all over the world are now finally learning about the rich culture and ancient sciences that India has offered to its people for centuries! In an attempt to share…


Meet Naina Bajaria Naina Bajaria spent many years dispensing medication to patients after receiving a formal education in Pharmacy. But after realizing that good health requires more than just the treatment of the symptoms, she decided to pursue a more holistic way of living – both on personal and professional levels. “Amrutam discovered me a…



In this week’s article of our Rediscovering Ayurveda series, we interviewed Namita Chandra Piparaiya. Meet Namita Chandra Piparaiya Namita is an international Yoga Instructor and Ayurveda Practitioner who is relentlessly passionate about helping people be in touch with their inner selves. Having found Yoga & Ayurveda not long ago, Namita organizes and engages in several…


A Little Jar of Magic It was around August 2019, when Surabhi Natekar had decided to give Ayurveda a try. A remedy for her tumultuous anxiety was what she was looking for and after coming across Gopi’s (@aawaari) recommendations on her Instagram stories that said – “If you are struggling with anxiety, stress or even…


Benefits of Chironji

Scientific or Botanical Name: Buchanania lanzan or Buchanania latifolia Common Name: Chironji, Charoli, Cheronjee, Chiraunji, Priyal, Piyal Family: Anacardiaceae Parts used: Seeds, nuts, kernel, fruits, leaves, oil, gum from the trunk and the roots as well. Description: Chironji or Buchanania lanzan plant is a deciduous tree majorly native to the Indian subcontinent, especially in the northwest, and…



There is this popular idea between Indian culture and practitioners of complementary medicine that rubbing fingernails together for a few minutes can give you thick, dense and healthy locks. Did someone tell you to rub your fingernails together to promote hair growth? Well, did you try it? Is there any logic behind it? There some…


Ingredient: Ashwagandha Scientific Name: Withania somnifera  Common Name: Indian Winter cherry, sometimes called Indian ginseng. Family: Solanaceae Parts Used: Root Description: Ashwagandha literally means ‘Ashwa-horse’ and ‘Gandha-smell’ in Sanskrit. It confers the strength and virility of a horse. It is a widely acclaimed Ayurvedic drug for people of all ages, that provides all sorts of…


Brainkey Gold Malt Tea

Ingredient: Brahmi Scientific Name: Bacopa monnieri Common Name: Brahmi, Bacopa, Nirbrahmi, ‘herb of grace’ in English. Family: Scrophulariaceae Parts Used: Leaves Description: It is a perennial, creeping herb that grows in wetlands and marshy places. It is native to India, an edible plant that grows up to 6 inches in height with small oval shaped…


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