Category Archives: Health tips – AYURVEDA SAYS

  • Ayurvedic Tips to Beat the Heat this Summer

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    Summer season or Grishma rutu sets in increased body temperature, it aggravates pitta and triggers  physical and mental symptoms in the body like excessive thirst, weakness, sunburns,acidity, anger, impatience, irritation, and much more. External heat can be settled down with the use of air conditioners, coolers, fans, etc.but the internal chilling can only be achieved by proper diet and lifestyle. Ayurveda has precisely explained the seasonal regimen considering the human health. So this summer lets chill with these Ayurvedic tips: Diet : Pitta pacifying diet should be included. Avoid foods with Sour, spicy and salty taste, this category includes sour pickles, papads, chaat, chips, fried foods, canned foods, fermented foods like idli, dosa, dhokla, salted nuts, ketchup, bakery products etc. Include sweet delicacies like kheer, sweet semolina, shrikhand. Milk and milk products like milk flavored with gulkand, thandai, milk with sugar & cardamom powder; but No Milk shakes. Fresh unsalted  butter with sugar, freshly prepared sweet buttermilk improves digestion and also controls pitta. Avoid curd or Lassi. Ghee is another real good pitta pacifying ingredient, it provides good nourishment
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  • Health Tips

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    The chilly winter, not only brings with it manageable cold and cough, but also painful throat, and tonsillitis. Salt water gargles doesn’t always prove helpful. Add 1 tsp of Yashtimadhu (glycerrhiza glabra) and pinch of turmeric to cup of water, boil the mixture, strain and add ½ tsp of salt. Gargling with this medicated water relieves throat pain and inflammation. These gargles also remove the congested cough in the throat.

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  • Tip Of The Day : AYURVEDA SAYS

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    Our weight depends on many factors like-  the diet we take, the amount of exertion we do daily, type of work etc., but there are few tips which are easy to follow and can help us maintain weight without much efforts. Drinking excess water before meals causes indigestion and thus weight loss. Drinking excess water after meals leads to Obesity. Drinking the desired amount of water, (that quenches thirst and softens the food) during meals helps to stay in shape and keeps healthy.

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  • The Monsoon Health Care

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    The normalcy of Vata, Pitta and Kapha dosha in the body is the state of well-being, whereas imbalance in this state causes disease. Monsoon brings about vivid changes not only in the nature but also the body. The season of monsoon brings with it increased incidences of gastric upsets, viral fever, malaise. All this is the result of diminished digestive fire, increased acidic tendency (Amlata) in the nature and the body as well; which aggravates Pitta. The accumulated vata in summer pops out its head, with the drop in temperature at the onset of monsoon. The vitiated vata leads to symptoms like Joint pain, muscular pain, acidity, loss of appetite, bodyache, gas trouble, indigestion, cough n cold, etc. These growing incidences of ailments due to accumulated vata and pitta dosha needs to be pacified with intake of medicines, proper diet and lifestyle modification. The excessive doshas should be eliminated through the body (detoxification) with the help of Panchakarma. Ayurvedic texts recommend specific Shodhan therapy (detox program) as per the season for everybody. This is a
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