Author Archives: Dr. Shweta Labde

  • Dysmennorhea and Ayurveda

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    Dysmennorheoa is one of the most common gynaecological complaint among women. The term dysmennorhea explains cramping pain or discomfort in abdomen especially lower abdomen and back during or before onset of menstruation. It is known as ‘Kashta Artav’ in Ayurveda, Kashta means pain and Artav means menses. Dysmennorhea is categorised in two types : Primary dysmennorheoa: This category includes females with cramping pain without any other associated underlying symptoms. The presenting symptoms include : Cramping abdominal pain especially in lower abdomen, Backache, Pain in legs, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Headache, Dizziness. These symptoms are usually seen during first two days of menses or 1-2 days prior to onset of menstrual cycle every month. Secondary dysmennorhea: Secondary dysmennorheoa  is cramps caused by another underlying associated ailments such as endometriosis (abnormalities in the lining of the uterus), adenomyosis (nonmalignant growth of the endometrium into the muscular layer of the uterus),pelvic inflammatory disease, uterine fibroids, cervical narrowing, uterine malposition, pelvic tumors or an IUD (intra-uterine device). Ayurveda explains ‘ Kashta Artav ‘ is mainly due to vitiated or obstructed apan vayu (a type of vata prevailing
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  • Tips for healthy hair.

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    Hair is an important beauty aspect in any individual, especially women. Every woman aspires of having long, thick, shiny, healthy hair. With growing hustle and bustle in our fast paced life have also grown hair problems like Dandruff, hair fall, premature graying of hair, etc. We shall now know about herbal remedies for some hair ailments and its root causes. Lack of hygienic conditions, over exposure to sun, dry and dusty surroundings, frequent use of chemically loaded shampoos can cause Dandruff, dull and damaged hair. Regular application of pure coconut oil or medicated hair oil decreases dandruff significantly. Gently massage the scalp after oiling it increases blood circulation to the scalp and hair follicles which also helps in preventing hair fall. Always leave the oil on head overnight, Avoid washing hair immediately after oiling them. Application of paste of Triphala powder with water over the scalp reduces dandruff. Changing food culture like fast food, salted chips, Chinese food, pizza, burgers etc which provide very low nutritional value and on the other hand strict diet results
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  • Suvarna Prashan Sanskar (Ayurveda Immunization for children)

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    Dear Readers, This is to inform all our readers and patients that in recent past we have noticed that somebody is misusing Ayurvedalive brand in Mumbai region for SuvarnaPrashan medicine. Kindly note, we are operating only in Pune on the name of Seven Ayurveda Care – Karve Road and Chinchwad Center. We are nowhere associated with any organization or any person providing door to door service for Survana Prashan registration in any other area or by any other name. Suvarna prashan sanskar is one of the 16 essential rituals described in ayurveda for children. Definition : The process in which Suvarna bhasma (purified ash of gold) is administered with fortified ghee prepared with herbal extracts, and honey in liquid or semisolid form. Whom to administer : Suvarna prashan can be given to age group of      0-16yrs. Time of administration : suvarna prashan can be done daily early in the morning, or atleast on every Pushya nakshatra- an auspicious day- which happens to come after every 27 days, given on this day it bestows excellent benefits. Benefits
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  • Keep your eyes healthy & beautiful

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    Nature has gifted man with 5 senses namely Touch, Taste, Smell, Hear, and Vision.Vision being the most important sense, and Eye is a very delicate organ, God has provided bony sockets for protection of the eyes, tears to keep the sclera moist,eyelids to prevent foreign particles from entering the eye,etc. Many a times we either misuse, or overuse them, which further becomes main cause for  opthalmic complaints,  like itching of eyes, irritation, burning sensation in eyes, diminished vision, headache, strain over eyes etc. Here are some tips and Ayurvedic procedures which can keep your eyes healthy. DO’S : Always keep safe distance of min 25-30cms from computer screen, and adjust brightness of screen which is not too sharp for eyes. Take a break from your computer screen after every 30mins, this will ease the strain on eyes. Wash your eyes with cold water for atleast 5-6 times a day. Wash eyes with plain cold water if some foreign particle enters the eye. Always consult a doctor in case the irritation or other symptoms persists for long
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  • Amalaki (Indian gooseberry)

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    Indian Gooseberry or Embelica Officinelis has derived its name from Sanskrit name, ‘ Amalika’ meaning (sour juice of the fruit) i.e.Embelica and officinalis means – Of service to man. Its synonyms are Dhatri, Amruta, Vayastha. Commonly known as Amla in hindi, Amla is a greenish yellow colored fruit having six longitudinal lines and a hexagonal seed inside. This fruit is available between October to February . It is a rich source of vitamin C and many other nutritional and medicinal properties. It is useful in a simple anorexia, nausea like symptom to diabetes, urinary complaints and rasayan (increasing longevity) purposes. Only ripe fruit is used for medicinal purposes. Family : Amalaki belongs to Euphorbiaceae family. Rasa : Amla is predominantly sour in taste, the secondary rasas (anurasa) are madhur (sweet), kashay (astringent), katu (pungent) and tikta(bitter) ; but inspite of its sour taste its post-digestive effect (vipaka) is madhur and its potency (virya) is shita (cold). Amalaki is tridoshaghna by nature, its sour taste pacifies Vata, madhur rasa, madhur vipaka and shita virya helps to
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