Category Archives: Annavha srotas vyadhi

  • Nasya – 2 drops of health…

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    Hair fall, premature greying of hair, headache, neck pain, stress and stress related insomnia or insufficient sleep, decreased immunity, are the most common complaints faced by many of us in day to day life. Although these complaints are disturbing- they are not much taken care of, the reason being quite simple – it doesnot hamper our daily routine. On a second thought, is it really wise to neglect these small problems? Continuous use of headphones, computer and mobile screens are over exerting our sense organs, leading to irritability, headache,vision impairment. Repeated episodes of insufficient or disturbed sleep may as well cause restlessness, fatigue, indigestion and other digestive disorders, raised blood pressure,etc. We have lost to the routines,and it is not easy to alter this hectic lifestyle, but we can surely try improvising our lifestyle with a small addition, which will not only help reduce these problems but gradually strengthen our senses… Yes –  NASYA- 2 drops of health. Nasya –  Nasya is one among the five karmas (Panchakarma), it is a procedure in which medicinal drops are
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  • Ajirna (Indigestion)

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    The word  ‘Ajirna’ in its of itself signifies the state of incomplete process  of digestion on ingested food. The main reason for indigestion is agnimandya (weakened digestive fire). Incomplete metabolism due to weakened digestive fire leads to unprocessed state of food causing ajirna.                                         “Najirayet sukhenannam vikaran kuruteapi cha|                                 tadajirnamiti prahustanmula vividha ruja|” The above said verse explains that this ajirna due to agnimandya is the root cause of many diseases. Types of Ajirna : According to predominance of vitiated doshas Ajirna is classified in three types; Amajirna – vitiated kapha dosha . Vidagdhajirna – vitiated pitta dosha . Vishtabdhajirna – vitiated vata dosha . Etiology (Causative factors) : Disobeying the dietary rules is the prime cause. suppression of urges. Irregular meals. Over eating. Sleeping during day time. Drinking excessive water unnecessarily. Not sleeping at night. Eating heavy food (i.e. food which are heavy to digest). Eating too much of spicy food. Symptoms : Aversion towards food.
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  • Constipation (Malaavshtambha)

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    Constipation is defined as infrequent passage of hard stools, there may also be complaints of straining, sensation of incomplete evacuation and perianal or abdominal discomfort. Causes of constipation: Vishamaashan – Irregular habit of having meals. Adhyaashan – Over eating. Langhan – Fasting. Excessive intake of fermented food, dry food (food with no roughage), food which is heavy to digest. Lack of fluid intake. Excessive day sleep. No sleep at night. Suppression of natural urges. Stress. Agnimandya (weakening of digestive fire). Symptoms : Passage of hard stools. Heaviness in lower abdomen. Incomplete evacuation of stools & straining. Abdominal distention. Frequent painful passage of stools. Indigestion, nausea, bad breathe. Heart burn, pain in abdomen. Headache. Lack of sleep. Excessive passage of flatus with bad odour. Irritation, aversion towards food. It can also result in dysmennorhoea in females. Chronic condition of constipation and straining can cause insomnia, headache, piles, fissures, and even rectal prolapse. Treatment: Never use strong purgative medicines. Fluid intake like soups, warm water, fruit juices should be increased.  warm milk with spoonful of ghee should
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