Banana peels are natures amazing wonder that will safely whiten teeth and do many other things because of the rich mineral and vitamin content in them. The next time you eat a banana, don’t be too quick to throw away that skin, take a minute and rub it on those want to be pearly whites!
Amla is one of the prestigious herbs that prevent aging and promote longevity. It has been found to be the most abundant source of Vitamin C in the plant kingdom containing as much as 20 times that of an orange. It is supposed to rejuvenate all the organ systems of the body, provide strength and wellness. It also helps us to keep away from all the diseases by boosting our immune system.
In Rheumatoid Arthritis the lining of joints or lining of internal organs are inflamed . This disease may be chronic ( lasts for a long time ) or may flare up intermittently. The inflammation of lining of joints causes swelling, pain, redness, stiffness and warmth in the affected region . The cells of inflamed lining release enzymes which may harm the related bone and cartilage. This process may cause deformity of joint, pain and may restrict joint movements.
In ayurveda there is very detailed description about Rheumatoid arthritis or “Ama vata”. It has been described as
Psoriasis is a prolonged inflammation of skin. The causes of psoriasis are still unclear. This condition is neither infectious (Do not spread from one person to another) nor does it affect the general health. It affects both the genders and may start at any age.
Psoriasis is quite common, affecting around two per cent of the population, although people with very mild symptoms may not be aware they have it. Psoriasis can begin at any age but usually starts either around the age of 20 or between 50 and 60.
Gout is one of the forms of arthritis or joint inflammation. Usually one or two joints are affected at a time. Commonly joints of feet and ankles are inflamed in gout. The commonest site is the ball of the big toe .The first attack of gout subsides in a week or so without treatment. There may be a long gap of many months or years between attacks. As time passes the attacks become more frequent and more severe involving many joints. When the frequency of attacks increases progressive joint damage sets in. This is known as chronic gout. This leads to disability and crippling. Gout is very rare in women but usually affects men. In women it is seen after menopause.
Herpes is caused by a virus the herpes simplex virus ( HSV) which belongs to the same family of viruses that cause chickenpox. There are two types of herpes simplex viruses
1. herpes simplex type 1 (HSV-1) and mostly causes oral herpes
2. herpes simplex type 2 (HSV-2). And mostly causes genital herpes
However, both type-1 and type-2 can occur in the genitals, oral area or both.
Causes of Genital herpes according to ayurveda
Due to unhealthy life styles and diet the delicate balance between doshas get disturbed. This disturbs the body fire or agni .
“Drakshadi Rasayana” is useful in many conditions like
Anemia: The precious ingredients like grapes, amla and honey help to nourish blood and help in anemia.
Indigestion: Drakshadi rasayana helps in promoting digestion and increasing appetite.
Acidity: Amla and grapes are known to reduce acidity. Thus drakshadi rasayana helps to reduce acidity and flatulence. It also help to reduce vomiting sensation and nausea.,
Asthma, Tuberculosis,Bronchitis and cough: Drakshadi rasayana boost immunity of lungs. It strengthens the lungs, boosts immunity and nourishes blood. All these facts together help patients who are recuperating from Asthma, Tuberculosis, Bronchitis and cough. It also prevents further damages due to repeated infection of respiratory system.
Ayurveda is the oldest holistic system of medicine. It is the art of healthy living. It mainly guides us through the techniques of healthy life and self-care. The word “Ayurveda”.is made up of two Sanskrit words ‘ayus’ and ‘veda’. Ayus means life and veda means knowledge or science.
Ayurveda principals aim towards treating mind, body and soul. According to ayurveda the delicate balance between these three has to be maintained through out the treatment, diet and lifestyles.