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Know Your Ayurvedic Herbs - VIII by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpum): It is also known as Indian solanum and is particularly used for treatment of cough. Roots and seeds are used as an expectorant in asthma ... Read on »
Know Your Ayurvedic Herbs - VII by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Jambu (Eugenia jambolana): It is known as black plum in English. The fruit and seeds are used in the treatment of diabetes. The powder of its bark is used in controlling e ... Read on »
Know your Ayurvedic Herbs - VI by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Haridra: Its botanical name is Curcuma longa and it is commonly known as haldi or turmeric. In Ayurveda, it is used to treat infections, ulcers, dyspepsia, diabetes, gallsto ... Read on »
Know your Ayurvedic herbs - V by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Gokshura: It is also known by other names such as Tribulus terrestris, Gokhru, Puncture vine, Small caltrops. According to Ayurvedic traditions, Gokshura is a wonderful heal ... Read on »
Know Your Ayurvedic Herbs - IV by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Ela: It is commonly known as elaichi and also cardamom seeds. Its botanical name is Amomum subulatum Roxb. Cardamom is a perennial plant; the simple, erect stems grow to a h ... Read on »
Know your Ayurvedic herbs - III by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Chandana: Its botanical name is Santalum album. It is commonly known as sandalwood, chandanan, santal. It is used in Ayurvedic medicines to treat burning sensation, headache ... Read on »
Know your Ayurvedic herbs - II by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Bakuchi: Its botanical name is Psoralea corylifolia. It is also known as Vakuchi, Avalgujabeeja, Somaraji, Poothifalee and kushtaghni.It is used for treating leucoderma, ulc ... Read on »
Know your Ayurvedic herbs - I by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Adrakha: Its botanical name is zingiber officinalis, while it is commonly known as ginger. Ginger is commonly used in treatment of dyspepsia i.e. indigestion, ta ... Read on »
Diabetes and sexual health by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Sexual intimacy is an important part of life. For people with diabetes, it's necessary to pay close attention to issues concerning their sexual health. That's because damage ... Read on »
Garlic Oil, Diabetics and Cardiovascular Health!!! by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine People with diabetes who incorporate garlic oil into their diet may improve their heart health, according to a study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemis ... Read on »
Diabetes and Carbohydrates!!!! by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Carbohydrate or carbs comes from wide varieties of foods like rice, pie, bread, noodles, beans, milk, cookies, soft drinks etc. They come in different forms. Starch, sugar a ... Read on »
L-Arginine and Men's Sexual Health by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine If you haven’t been getting the pleasure you deserve and desire from sex, it may be because you have a deficiency of the essential amino acid L-arginine. L-arginine is fo ... Read on »
4 Yoga Asanas to Help You Burn Fat by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine 1.Ushtra Asana Kneel down with your heels facing the ceiling, toes turned outward and arms hanging loosely by the sides. Breathe in. Raise arms gently to shoulder level, t ... Read on »
Top Fifteen Beauty Foods by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Natural foods containing healthy nutrients can help you achieve more radiant skin and hair. Natural ingredients tend to be absorbed well and contain actual antioxidants and ... Read on »
Ayurvedic Approach to Treat Infertility by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine According to Ayurveda, preparing for conception can be easily compared to the process of farming. Just like the health of a crop depends on the quality of soil, seed, timing ... Read on »
Top ten foods to help you remain slim!!! by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Here is a list of ten foods that can help you control your weight1.Blueberries: Not only are they a rich source of antioxidants but also reduce ageing and help in keeping of ... Read on »