Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Guduchi-Giloy-Tinospora Cardifolia

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Guduchi - Tinospora Cardifolia
Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Guduchi – Tinospora Cardifolia

Guduchi which is also known as Giloy in Hindi has a botanical name called Tinospora Cardifolia belongs to the family of Menispermaceae. It is grouped into climber species which is found and abundantly available in the tropical regions of India, Srilanka, and Myanmar. The herb has yellow coloured and heart shaped flowers and leaves respectively. Guduchi is characterized with round fruits that turn red when they are ripe for harvest.

Guduchi has been praised all over the world by herbal healers for its adaptogenic properties that enhance body resistance, fatigue, anxiety, and reduce stress. This herbal contains essential constituents such as cardifoliside, giloin, diterpene, berberine, and tinosporone.

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Hypothyroidism And Infertility – How Thyroid Problems Can Affect You

Hypothyroidism And Infertility
Hypothyroidism And Infertility

Hypothyroidism And Infertility – How Thyroid Problems Can Affect You

The issue of hypothyroidism and infertility is a very real one and one of the more common reasons for fertility issues however, it is quite often overlooked.

Symptoms of hypothyroidism often confuse women into thinking they may be in a pre-menopausal stage however, many times this is not the case. In this article, we’ll look at some of the symptoms to watch out for which may indicate you could be experiencing thyroid issues.

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Diabetes – The Cause and Effect to People

Diabetes - The Cause and Effect to People
Diabetes – The Cause and Effect to People

Diabetes – The Cause and Effect to People

Diabetes is the most common cause of kidney failure, blindness and amputation among all adult in the world. Diabetes also can cause erectile dysfunction for men. Almost one out of four adult will suffer from diabetes.

There are two main types of diabetes:-

Diabetes that occurs at a young age (children and teenagers) and requires insulin intake in the form of injections. This type of diabetes is usually hereditary if one immediate family member such as parent, brothers or sisters has diabetes. You have a 3 in 10 or 30% chance of getting diabetes. That is out of 10 siblings, 3 will get diabetes.

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Cholesterol Facts and Myths

Cholesterol Facts and Myths
Cholesterol Facts and Myths

Do you think you already know everything you need to know about cholesterol? Think again. Here are some cholesterol facts, which you might find very surprising.

Cholesterol is widely talked about today. Not only because of the exponentially increasing numbers of heart conditions, but because more and more people today are changing their ways to lead healthier lifestyles. Here are some cholesterol facts that might just make a big difference to your journey back to health.

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Ayurvedic Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ayurvedic Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ayurvedic Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ayurvedic Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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

”  Sa Kashtaha Sarvarogaanaam yadaa prakupito Bhavet |
   Hastha paada shiro gulpha trika jaanu uru sandhishu ||
   Karoti sarujam shopham yatra doshaha prapadyate |
   Sa desho rujate atyatham vyaviddha iva vrishchkaihi ||  “

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Ayurvedic Remedy for Gout

Ayurvedic Remedy for Gout
Ayurvedic Remedy for Gout

Ayurvedic Remedy for Gout

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.

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