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Ayurveda And All - May 2014 issue
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Ayurveda - an Overview
Ayurveda in a Nutshell: A Comprehensive Overview
Dr. K.V. Narasimha Raju, Dr. B. Swapna
Ayurveda is a traditional & axiomatic science and by far the most veracious, empirical and perpetual Health Care System existing on earth which seeks exploration of its potential principles and integration with the technical breakthroughs. Need based strategy is the need of the hour for a Health Care System which should operate not only taking modern advancements but also traditional fundamentals into consideration.
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Pharmacology
Alkaloids from Ayurveda
Vikrant Arya, Priyanka Joshi
Alkaloids are organic products of natural or synthetic origin which are basic in nature. These contain one or more nitrogen atoms (mostly of heterocyclic nature).These possesses specific pharmacological action on human and animal body when used in small quantities.
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Focus
Concept & Management of Amlapitta in Ayurvedic Discipline
Kamath Nagaraj, Kulkarni Pratibha
Amlapitta means a condition in which sourness of Pitta gets increased. In Amlapitta, the Pitta gets vitiated by one or all Gunas, causing various pathophysiological conditions of Anna and Purishavaha Srotasa. Madhava Nidana has given a clinical definition of Amlapitta that presence of Avipaka, Klama, Utklesha, Amlodgara, Gaurava, Hrit-Kantha- Daha and Aruchi should be termed as Amlapitta. This is a disease mainly due to vitiation of Pitta (Pachaka-Pitta) but Kapha (Kledaka) and Vata vitiation may be there as mentioned by Shrikanthadatta.
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Ayurveda for Heart
Preventive and Curative Aspects of Cardiovascular Disorders (Hridroga)
Dr. Madhavi Seetha
Ayurveda offers adequate management strategies for cardiovascular disorders through preventive and curative approaches. It provides clinically effective and safe single and compound formulations to control the risk factors like obesity, hyperlipidaemia, hypertension, and diabetes. In addition, these drugs are also helpful as an adjuvant and supportive therapy along with the conservative treatment.
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Focus
Nutritional Banana and its Health Benefits
Dr. Yogitha J Ebnezar
Bananas are exceptionally healthy food that provide numerous health benefits. It is a versatile fruit that contains many nutrients including vitamins A, B, C and E along with minerals like potassium, zinc, iron and manganese. Just as eating a banana helps in utilizing the banana nutrition to keep your body in good health and great shape, while application of this fruit on your hair and skin will help you to keep them in great condition. The banana benefits are many and they are discussed below!
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Ayurveda for Allergies
Ayurveda Approach to Allergies
Dr. Lakshmi Anoop
Ayurveda treatment of Allergy is a holistic approach and the treatment of allergies addresses the root causes and not the symptom only by administration of some anti allergic drugs.
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Ayurvedic Home Care
How to Get Instant Relief from Cough
Dr. Preeti Dass
Most of us know how disrupting, irritating and painful a cough can be. Especially if it prevents you sleeping at night or if your job involves a lot of speaking and the cough prevents you from doing it. While the reason for the onset of the cough and the process of a cough can be sometimes quite difficult to zero in on, but getting rid of it is usually number one on our list of things to do. In some cases, it may be necessary to take some cough suppressing medicines but often, simple substances in your kitchen can help you find an almost instant relief from cough. 
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Fruits
Apple - The Wonder Fruit
Samridhi Aggarwal
The old saying "to eat an apple going to bed, will make the doctor beg his bread" has been justified by its many health-rich properties. Read all about this wonder fruit.
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Hair Care
Keep Looking Gorgeous with Beautiful Hair
Dr. Paritosh Tyagi
In an individual the condition of the hair is a reflection of the complete constitution of him. If the person is not healthy then the health of the hair will be deplorable. Here are some tips to take care of your hair to keep them looking beautiful.
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Home Remedies
Dr. Mukul Anand
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