Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Caring For Your Kidneys – From Ayurvedic Perspective

Kidneys play a very important role in your overall health as they are responsible for cleaning and detoxifying your blood. They process your blood to separate out excess fluids, toxic chemicals and waste; and turn these into urine.  Besides cleaning and filtering your blood, they

Why Walking Can Help You Lose Weight

Did you know that walking can help you lose weight in a more efficient way? It is a well known fact that exercising regularly can be of great help if you want to lose weight. Being physically active on daily basis provides you many health

The various Polyherbal Ayurvedic Formulations Using Guggulu

Guggulu (Commiphora mukul) is a potent herbal resin, widely used in traditional Ayurvedic preparations. Guggulu is a Sanskrit word, which literally means, “Protects from disease”. Guggulu has the unique ability to deliver herbs deep into the tissues, at the same time getting rid of accumulated

A Practical and Lighthearted Analysis of a Psychoanalysis

I am not a trained psychologist but I have participated in a few psychological evaluations for various reasons. The results were helpful however they were, in my mind, a guide but not irrefutable proof of my mental state or my personality type. If the evaluation

Diabetes, a Sweet Disease – From Ayurvedic Perspective

According to Ayurveda, diabetes is a metabolic ‘kapha’ type of disorder in which the diminished functioning of ‘agni’ tends to lead to high blood sugar. Ayurveda recognises twenty four forms of the disease commonly classifed under ‘Prameha’ (diabetes) -four are due to ‘vata dosha’, six

How to Choose the Right Undergarments for Health and Hygiene

When you are buying undergarments, you might be looking for design, style, fabrics, and comfort, however, it is also important to choose underwear that is healthy for your body and ensures your genital hygiene. Men and women both must be conscious about choosing the right

An Apple A Day Keeps The Plus Kilograms Away

We all know the following saying: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. There is a theory backed up by Ayurveda as well, that including certain fruits in our meals at particular time of the day can bring us many benefits. The apple, this


Pregnancy is considered to be one of the most beautiful phases in a woman’s life. But little do people realize the extent of changes this phase brings in the life of a woman. The hormonal changes which occur during this phase affect each and every

How to get started with keto diet for weight loss

A keto or ketogenic diet is a high fat, low-carb diet, which has shown to force your body to burn fat.  Many people have successfully utilized it for rapid weight loss. Keto” is short-form for “ketogenic” – which is derived from the word “ketones.”  Ketones are