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  • Hair fall – Ayurvedic remedies.

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde


    Worried about your hair fall, dandruff, graying of hair, dry and dull hair? People around you, may it be friends, relatives are far more eager to offer their suggestions and remedies. Various advertisements adds to the confusion when it comes to the selection of hair oil and other products. Ayurveda emphasizes on the fact – Hair treatment varies with the varied conditions causing hair fall, which includes diet, environmental exposure, use of chemicals, associated health conditions, etc. Ayurveda states that Hair is a mala of Asthi dhatu (Bone tissue), which also means that lack of nourishment / weakening of asthi dhatu results in hairfall.         —- Intake of milk, ghee, and asthi dhatu nourishing foods help to control hairfall. Medicinal supplements like Amla, brahmi, etc helps in speedy recovery. Dandruff is another reason which causes scaling of the scalp skin due to excessive dryness.    —-Proper medication and regular massage with hair oil helps cure dandruff. Use of various chemical shampoos, colouring agents, gels, etc. leaves hair dry, dull and lifeless.    —-Selecting
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  • Introduction to Panchakarma

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde


    Panchakarma is an effective and miraculous Ayurvedic method of treatment which detoxifies the body. Body undergoes metabolism continuously through which waste products (toxins) are formed, these toxins are known as ‘Aam’ . This aam is the root cause of various diseases. Panchakarma procedure removes Aam from our body in efficient way without any adverse effects on body. ‘Pancha’ – means Five and  ‘Karma’ – means Actions/Therapies.  These are all shodhan (cleansing of vitiated doshas and bringing them to normalcy) therapies. Panchakarma consists of five major therapies namely : Vaman Virechan Basti Nasya Raktamokshan These therapies are known as Pradhan Karma , meaning main procedures. Snehan (oleation/massage) and Swedan (steam) are associated procedures which should be done before pradhan karmas and are so called Purva karma. Purva karma is a preparatory stage for the main procedures, it brings the aggravated doshas in koshtha for their elimination. Pre-purification Therapies : Snehan (Massage /Oleation therapy) and Swedan (Sudation) are the two Purva karmas. Snehan : Snehan or Oleation therapy helps in loosening the body toxins which are stuck up into
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