BHRINGRAJ and Its Multiple Health Benefits

Bhringraj is a ladies-favorite herb for it promises beautiful hair locks. Although, this herb has multiple benefits but its efficacy to nourish hair has got it laurels.

Bhringraj

केश्यस्त्वच्य: कृमिश्वासकासशोथपाण्डुनुत्। दन्त्यो रसायनो बल्य:कुष्ठनेत्रशिरो अर्तिनुत्।

(भा.प्र.)

It is said to be beneficial for hair and skin, cures worms, respiratory disorders like breathlessness and cough, swelling and anemia, good for teeth and eyes, is a rejuvenative, imparts strength and is effective in skin problems and headache.

Health Benefits of Bhrangraj

Hair tonic

Bhrangraj HairIt can be used both internally and externally for nourishment of hair. Internally, it can be taken individually or in combination with amvala, kale till, nagarmotha. Externally, it can be used in a hair pack combined with amvala, shikakai, jatamansi, multani, danamethi, baheda, harad etc. or as hair oil.

Liver tonic

This herb is a wonderful tonic to liver. It strengthens the liver thereby improves body metabolism. It can be taken with herbs like giloy, kutki etc. for potential benefits.

Cough

It can be given with honey.

Skin problems

Bhringraj skincare-problemsIt is also helpful in treating skin issues. An application of bhringraj along with mehndi reduces burning sensation and heals the wound faster.

Scorpion bite

Even in poisonous conditions like this, local application of this powder is beneficial. Also, decoction prepared from this herb is advised for intake or washing the site of bite.

Therefore, multiple health benefits can be gained from bhrangraj along with gorgeous beautiful hair. We provide you this herb in a ready-to-use form at our outlet. Get your pack now!!!

PANCHAKARMA: Cosmetic and Remedial Therapies of Ayurveda

 Ayurveda has a specialized therapeutic wing popular as PANCHAKARMA. Mostly, this section is famous for its cosmetic value but it has an inevitable role in treatment of various systemic ailments.     Panchakarma_Treatments!

Meaning of Panchakarma

Pancha’ meaning five and ‘Karma’ meaning activities, together form the word Panchakarma i.e. five therapeutic activities. The five treatments are designed in a way that they serve the purpose of both detoxification and maintenance of health.

Names of the Pancha (five)-Karmas (therapies)

The five therapeutic treatments included in Panchakarma are as follows:

Snehana Panchakarma snehana

Internal and external lubrication of the body. Internally, fats are given to lubricate the channels and externally, it is done by means of abhyanga (body massage).

Swedana Panchkarma Swedana

Fomentation helps in opening up of the channels and easy flow of toxins out of the system.

Vamana Panchakarma vamana

This is the method of inducing vomiting. This helps in clearing of the upper gastro-intestinal tract. A healthy individual can undergo vamana during vasant ritu (March-May).

Virechana Panchakarma Virechana

This method induces purgation which clears the lower gastro-intestinal tract. A healthy person can take virechana during sharad ritu (September-November).

B(V)asti Panchakarma Basti

Commonly known as enema, this is the method of introducing medicated decoctions and oils via rectal route (mostly). It is advisable during varsha ritu (July-August).

These five therapies can be undertaken by the healthy and the diseased. Depending on the condition, the medicinal ingredients of the therapies are changed.

COCONUT WATER: A Nutritious Drink for Better Health

We always look for a healthy drink which can quench our thirst in summers by giving our body a soothing and cooling effect and also pampering our taste buds. Coconut water is that ideal drink to have because it is natural and nutritious. Except winters, you can enjoy this health drink in any season and keep yourself hydrated.  Coconut Water

Health Benefits of Tender Coconut Water

  • Has a cooling effect on the body and mind
  • Provides satiety
  • Kindles digestive fire
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  • Pacifies thirst
  • Sweet to taste
  • Clears urinary bladder

Best Time to Drink Coconut Water

You can have coconut water any hour expect early mornings on empty stomach.

Who Can Take Coconut Water Coconut water kids

People of all age can include this wonderful drink in their routine. From children to adults to old aged people, anyone can have it.

Health Problems in Which Coconut Water is Advised

  • Urinary tract infection
  • When there is a feeling of burning sensation in stomach
  • Generalized feversCoconut fever
  • Blood impurities

Intake of coconut water in all these health conditions can help your body recover faster.

So say goodbye to unhealthy beverages and shift to this natural and healthy drink which is extremely beneficial to your health……

 

Multiple Health Benefits of BAHEDA

Baheda, known as Vibhitaki in Sanskrit, is a very popular herb. It is one of the ingredients of famous classical combination Triphala.

Classically, this herb has been described in Ayurveda as:

विभीतकं स्वादुपाकं कषायं कफपित्तनुत्। उष्णवीर्यं हिमस्पर्शं भेदनं कासनाशनम्।।

रुक्षं नेत्रहितं केश्यं कृमिवैस्वर्यनाशनम्। (भा.प्र.)

Baheda is bitter to taste and pacifies pitta and kapha dosha

It is dry and ushna (warm in potency)

Helps in clearing bowel Baheda constipation

Triphala which has Baheda as an ingredient is an effective purgative. Apart from Triphala, many effective purgation-inducing combinations contain Baheda along with other herbs like isabgol, sanay, harad, amvala etc.

Effective in cough and hoarseness of voice  Baheda cough

It can be administered in small repetitive doses with plain or lukewarm water. In case of congestion, baheda along with saindha namak can be given. Baheda decoction can be prepared and can be used for gargling.

Benefits to Eyes and Hair Baheda eye

  1. For eyes: Externally as an eye wash, decoction of Triphala is used. An application of baheda paste can be applied around the eyes to draw the benefits.
  2. For hair: Externally, it can be used as a hair pack or hairwash along with ritha, amvala, shikakai, nagarmotha, jatamansi It imparts color and conditions the hair.

A regular intake of triphala churna along with unequal quantity of ghee and honey is beneficial both to the eyes and hair.

Anti-helminthic

It is advisable in intestinal worms and can be locally applied to an infective wound.

So make this wonderful herb a part of your simple home remedies and avail the benefits naturally.