Dhanteras, Dhanvantari Trayodashi, the thirteenth day of Aswin month when Dhanvantari appeared on earth to bestow health on all people here. This Day is celebrated as National Ayurved Day.
Guggulu and Shallaki with various herbal combinations are used in Ayurved to treat Arthritis. The guggulu (Commiphera mukul ) and Shallaki (Boswelia serrata) are excellent anti inflammatory medicines which reduce the swelling and pain in the joints. These medicines help in Aampachan and thus reduce the pain and swelling . Various heat treatments such as Patrapottali swedan, Bashpa swedan, Valuka pottali swedan help to reduce the stiffness in the joints and relieve the musculoskeletal pain.
The transition period between the ritus is called Ritu Sandhi. It is a period of fifteen days. The last seven days of the ending season and the first seven days of the beginning season.
Ayurved is the science which believes in prevention of disease hence it emphasises on proper eating habits and daily routine.
Tamaka Shwasa is one of the five types of Shwasa Vaydhis described in Ayurved. It is caused due to the vitiation of Vata and Kapha doshas in pitta sthana. The Hetus or causes of this vitiation are Regularly having dry, cold, heavy to digest, incompatible food. Irregular intake of food ( having food at bizarre... Continue Reading →
Dr Aditi Gadgil, Ayurved Physician, Somaiya Ayurveda Centre talks about Knee pain treatment in Ayurved