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Ayurveda Tips for a Healthy Spring Break

Posted March 8, 2011

Spring is in the air and there will be plenty of pollen and parties to prove it soon enough. For many people, Spring is accompanied by its eagerly anticipated friend, Spring Break. Students are liberated from their labor of learning, which in turn liberates teachers from their duties. Additionally, many parents take time off work to spend with their darling children. However, Spring Break can also quickly devolve into a season of sloth as people succumb to the onslaught of sinus problems concomitant with the increase of moisture and allergens in the air.

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Potent alpha-amylase inhibitory activity of Indian Ayurvedic medicinal plants

Posted January 26, 2011

Indian medicinal plants used in the Ayurvedic traditional system to treat diabetes are a valuable source of novel anti-diabetic agents. Pancreatic alpha-amylase inhibitors offer an effective strategy to lower the levels of post-prandial hyperglycemia via control of starch breakdown.

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Ayurvedic Remedies And Their Main Principles

Posted January 25, 2011

The traditional Indian system of medicine of Ayurveda goes back many centuries, and many Ayurvedic remedies are used the same way today that they were prescribed in the original ancient text books. The word Ayurveda comes from the Sanskrit words ëAyushí which means life or age, and Veda which pertains to knowledge, science and the ancient Indian text ñ the Vedas.

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Smarten Shoppers on the Benefits of Curcumin on Pain and Inflammation

Posted December 21, 2010

For anyone connected to natural health or herbal medicines, it is no surprise botanicals have been used throughout human history. The Indian system of holistic medicine, Ayurveda, for example, uses mainly plant-based drugs or formulations to treat various ailments, from the everyday use as health supplements to the serious, including cancer.

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Ayurvedic Approach to Treat Diabetes

Posted October 26, 2010

According to Ayurveda, diabetes is a metabolic ‘kapha’ type of disorder in which the diminished functioning of agni (digestive fire) tends to lead to high blood sugar. Ayurveda recognises twenty four forms of the disease, commonly classifed under prameha (diabetes). Four of them are due to vata dosha, six due to pitta dosha, and ten are caused by kapha dosha.

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Natural wonders of Ayurveda

Posted August 31, 2010

DR Sulochana Bhat was born into a home where Ayurveda has been practised by her father and forefathers. Ayurveda is a system of traditional medicine native to the Indian subcontinent and is practised in other parts of the world as a form of alternative medicine.

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Ayurvedic Medicine: An Alternative Way To A Healthier You

Posted July 15, 2010

Ayurvedic medicine came from the ancient traditional medicine practice in India known as Ayurveda. The ayurvedic medicineís origin is the ancient books of knowledge called Vedas which imparts physical, spiritual and psychological approaches to good health and longevity.

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Sales of alternative medicine products are booming

Posted June 12, 2010

Sales of alternative medical products are on the rise in spite of — and perhaps in part because of — tough economic times. According to a study reported in The Daily Mail, the British alternative medicines market has grown by 18 percent in the past two years, to a yearly value of £213 million ($333 million). This value is expected to rise to £282million, or another 33 percent, in the next four years. This increase has been seen across the board, even in less well-known treatments such as traditio

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Ayurvedic Massage To A Cleaner & Healthier Body

Posted April 24, 2010

Ayurvedic massage is designed to cleanse and detoxify the body from chemicals and toxins that are stored deep inside. The massage works through the principles of ayurveda, a science of life founded in India. It is a traditional form of medicine, recognized in the world of todayís complementary and alternative medicine, which involves the use of yoga, herbs, and massage.

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Spa Therapy Relieves Arthritis Pain

Posted March 12, 2010

With limited options for arthritis pain relief, many people are turning to nondrug alternatives. But how well do they work? A study out of Italy shows that a spa therapy combination of mud packs and mineral water baths might do the trick.

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