Definition of Ayurvedic:

Type of alternative medicine in which diet and therapies, such as herbal inhalation and massage, are dictated by individual's body type; 4,000 year-old traditional Indian system believed to be helpful to those suffering insomnia, hypertension and digestive problems.

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...as a treatment
“...Arjun is an herb used in Ayurveda since 2500 BC as a heart tonic...”


...recommendation Tylophora
“...[Clinical Applications of Ayurvedic and Chinese Herbs...”
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Ayurvedic Dosha - Kapha Dominance

...the condition
“...The most revered ayurvedic text, the Charaka Samhita, defines the characteristics of Kapha dosha: heavy – both water and earth are heavy elements (guru); cold (sheetoha); soft (mridu); oily, offering lubrication...”

Ayurvedic Dosha - Vata Dominance

...the condition
“...The most revered ayurvedic text, the Charaka Samhita, defines the characteristics of Vata dosha: dry and rough (rookshaha); cool (sheetoha); light – lacking weight (laghuhu); very tiny, penetrating molecules...”

Berberine-containing Herbs

...as a treatment
“...Berberine-containing herbs have a long history of use in Chinese (Coptis chinensis), Western (Berberis vulgaris, Hydrastis canadensis, Berberis aquifolium), and Ayurvedic herbal medicine (Berberis aristata)...”


...as a treatment
“Known in Ayurvedic texts by the name Salai guggal, studies have shown that boswellic acids have an anti-inflammatory action much like the conventional NSAIDs used for inflammatory conditions...”

Chronic Inflammation

...recommendation Turmeric Extract, Curcumin
“...The rhizome of this plant has been traditionally used as an antiinflammatory agent in Ayurvedic medicine...”


...as a treatment
“...Ayurvedic medicine makes use of raw beans to cure headaches...”


...as a treatment
“...History: As recorded in ancient Sanskrit texts, coleus was used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat heart and lung diseases, intestinal spasms, insomnia and convulsions...”

Colostrum / Transfer Factor

...as a treatment
Ayurvedic physicians and the Rishis have documented colostrum's physical and spiritual benefits...”


...related topic
Ayurveda describes three humors or motivating principles called doshas, which are necessary for all living beings whether plant, animal or human...”


...as a treatment
“...They have been used in classic Ayurvedic medicine to treat a variety of conditions including lipid disorders, obesity and arthritis...”
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Gymnena Sylvestre

...as a treatment
“The tropical plant Gymnema sylvestre is native to India where it has been used for many years in the Ayurvedic tradition...”

Indian Long Pepper

...as a treatment
“Alternative Names: Long Pepper, Pippali Indian long pepper (Piper longum) is a traditional Ayurvedic herb that has long been used for its anthelmintic and carminative actions...”

Kapha Balancing

...as a treatment
“...Instructions: Ayurvedic texts recommend the principle of opposites for reducing the level of a dosha that has become aggravated...”


...as a treatment
“...It is a fundamental feature of Ayurvedic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine and some forms of New Age alternative medicine as well as being used by mainstream medical practitioners...”


...as a treatment
“...History; Source: An Ayurvedic herb, Phyllanthus has been used in connection with secondary hepatitis and other pain, and in Ayurvedic medicine for over 2,000 years...”

Pippali rasayana

...as a treatment
“Pippali rasayana is a traditional Ayurvedic formulation consisting of Piper longum and Butea monosperma (palash)...”

Pitta Balancing

...as a treatment
“According to Ayurvedic practitioners, Pitta is responsible for the entire metabolism in our mind body...”


...recommendation Neem
“...In the Ayurveda and Siddha system of medicine (Indian system of medicine) Azadirachta indica ADR ('Neem') and Curcuma longa ('Turmeric') has been used for healing chronic ulcers and scabies...”


...as a treatment
“Tribulus is used widely in the Ayurvedic system of medicine for the treatment of sexual dysfunction and various urinary disorders...”


...as a treatment
“...940-8] These actions seem to support tylophora's traditional use as an antiasthmatic and antiallergic medication by Ayurvedic practitioners...”

Vata Balancing

...as a treatment
“...Instructions: Ayurvedic texts recommend the principle of opposites for reducing the level of a dosha that has become aggravated...”


...recommendation Picrorhiza
“...Picrorhiza kurroa, an Ayurvedic herb, may potentiate photochemotherapy in vitiligo...”
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