Life style management for good health

healthy lifestyle

Lifestyle diseases (also sometimes called diseases of longevity or diseases of civilization interchangeably) are diseases that appear to increase in frequency as countries become more industrialized and people live longer. They include hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, and overweight/obesity associated with cardiovascular diseases, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, chronic liver disease or cirrhosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, metabolic … [Read more...]

Global Ayurveda Fest 2016 in Kozhikode, Kerala

Global Ayurveda Festival & Arogya Expo

Third edition of the Global Ayurveda Festival & Arogya Expo (GAF), the largest biennial get together of the Ayurveda fraternity in the State of Kerala will be held from 29th January to 2nd February 2016 at Kozhikode, Kerala. Manifold stakeholders of Ayurveda, including Practitioners and Students, Manufacturers, Hospitals and Medicinal plant growers, Government and Non … [Read more...]

Gandusha – Ayurvedic Oral Healthcare


Gandusha is an Ayurvedic treatment procedure done in order to protect oral cavity. This procedure includes holding or retaining medicated oils, liquids or paste etc in the mouth for certain amount of time during which there should be no movement of the mouth. Gandusha is commonly known as Oil pulling. Kavala Graha or gargling is … [Read more...]

AIIMS like Hospital for Ayurveda

The Government has approved for establishment of All India Institute of Ayurveda at Sarita Vihar, New Delhi. The Institute has been conceived as an Apex Institute of Ayurveda with 200 bedded referral hospital for imparting education in the field of Ayurveda at M.D. and Ph.D level. The construction activities and procurement of medical equipment and … [Read more...]

Now get health insurance even under Ayurveda

If until a while ago health insurance policies would cover only allopathy treatment, now its good news for those who opt for alternate medicines and want policies to cover them for their expenses. Under limited conditions, some companies have started providing insurance cover for those seeking ayurvedic  treatments too. However according to New India India … [Read more...]


Ayurveda undoubtedly has acquired great importance in today’s world. Although this stream of medicine is getting popular there are many who want to refer good books on this form of medicine. Listed are a few books written by well known authors. Please note these are the recommended books in English. There are many other books … [Read more...]

New research indicates ayurvedic drugs to have a two-yr expiry

A research conducted for the stability of ayurvedic preparations involving medicated ‘ghee’ (grhita) and oil (taila), conducted at the department of Rasa Shastra, BHU, has fixed the shelf-life of such preparations as a maximum of two years. Consumers need to note that only ‘asavarishta’ (herbal liquid preparation) and ‘bhasma’ (metallic-herbo formulations) have no expiry date … [Read more...]