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Basmati Rice Medicinal Uses - Ayurvedic Diet & Recipes

Basmati Rice Medicinal Uses - Ayurvedic Diet & Recipes | Ayurveda - a health education. | Scoop.it
Rice builds ojas. Ojas is said to have the smell of burnt rice. Of rices, Basmati is the most sattvic and aromatic.

Rice is nourishing and easy to digest giving more 'bang for the buck'. Rice offers more calories with less effort from digestive organs. Plain rice is a good late night snack that wont disturb agni. Strained water from cooked rice can be made into a gruel. It is a valuable food for those recovering from an illness and a cornerstone of samsarjana karma. Brown rice, although nutritionally superior, is harder to digest than white rice.

All rice can be drying for vata if cooked 'al dente' without enough water. For vata, add extra water and cook the rice until soft and puffy.
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Deepak Chopra: "We think Stephen Hawking i…" « Deck.ly

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Stephen Hawking occupies a position in popular culture comparable only to Einstein's eminence sixty years ago: he is our last wise man speaking with the total authority of advanced science. Until his new book, The Grand Design, appeared, co-authored with Caltech physics professor (and adept writer) Leonard Mlodinow, Hawking had left open the whisper of a possibility that God might be allowed to survive scientific scrutiny. Einstein had a strong feeling for the presence of awe and wonder at the far horizon of the cosmos and saw evidence for the existence of a unifying, rational presence in the mathematical order of the cosmos.
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The Aromatic Journey of Prana by David Crow | Light on Ayurveda | Aromatic plants | Prakruti | Aromatherapy Paraveda – A Spiritual Community

The Aromatic Journey of Prana by David Crow | Light on Ayurveda | Aromatic plants | Prakruti | Aromatherapy Paraveda – A Spiritual Community | Ayurveda - a health education. | Scoop.it
Traditional medical systems such as Ayurveda and Chinese medicine (TCM) are fundamentally systems of eco-physiology, which describe the functioning of the human body using terms and concepts derived from observing the elements and energetic patterns of planetary biospheric physiology. If students contemplate these principles deeply, they begin to develop a kind of macro-thinking that reveals not just the basic elemental correspondences taught in Ayurvedic and TCM colleges, but vast patterns of interrelationships between living beings and the underlying commonalities of biological functions. When this type of synthetic and integrative thinking is combined with an understanding, even rudimentary, of botany, physiology, and chemistry, a truly holistic vision of life emerges. A holistic vision of life awakens a sense of reverence for the intelligence operating within every aspect of nature, and this awakening in turn is the foundation of spiritual wisdom.

The subject of prana is an excellent contemplation for developing the type of macro-thinking that forms the basis of Ayurvedic philosophy. Functioning both at the universal and at the microscopic level, prana unites all life into a unified field yet functions in specific ways within the anatomy, physiology and consciousness of living beings. Any aspect of life could be the entry point for this contemplation, as we could examine the nature of prana in any field of science or in any path of spiritual study and practice.
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Pregnancy week by week - Pregnancy - Week 6...10

Pregnancy week by week - Pregnancy - Week 6...10 | Ayurveda - a health education. | Scoop.it
In certain cases where it is necessary to confirm a pregnancy very early on, an ultrasound scan may be given, but it may not be able to detect the embryo at less than 8 weeks. Alternatively, you may be offered a trans-vaginal ultrasound scan -where a probe is placed into the vagina. This may just be able to show the 'flickering' of your baby's heart at 6 weeks of pregnancy.

Babies, up to 14 weeks, are measured in terms of crown to rump length, that is from the top of the head to the end of the bottom, measured as if they were sitting down. This measurement can be used to determine how many weeks pregnant you are and so give you an estimated delivery date (EDD). These scans are most accurate when they are done at around 10 weeks because there is more variation in fetus size later in pregnancy........
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Perfect Breakfast | bodhimed nutrition

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Breakfast Congee is a grain based, medicinal porridge served for centuries in traditional East Indian and Chinese homes. It is used preventatively to promote good health and long life. It is used therapeutically to help the body recover from various ailments. Congee is the perfect whole-grain hot breakfast alternative.

Benefits of a congee breakfast:
It can jump start your digestive system. Its long cooking time breaks down the grain, making it very easy to digest and assimilate, providing your body with the nutrients it needs. It strengthens digestions, builds energy and enhances metabolism. Congee aids both weight loss and weight gain by balancing the metabolism.

Congee is economical and easy to prepare, and it is high in nutrients and low in fat.......
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Urinary Tract Infection – Ayurveda And Yoga Management | BestDocResourceListing.info

Ayurveda, an ancient healing system is best for treating the urinary tract infection caused by bacteria in the urinary tract as it balances the infection-fighting properties of the urinary system.

According to Ayurveda all living things are characterized by three active doshas Vata, Pitta and Kapha and believes that aggravated Pitta produces heating toxins in the body which accumulate in the mutra vahi strota (urinary channels) causes UTI.

Ayurveda’s integrated approach to UTI includes a healthier life style, modified diet, intake of herbal supplements and practicing yoga as follows:
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Complementary Alternative Medicine | Research And Markets ...

Complementary Alternative Medicine | Research And Markets ... | Ayurveda - a health education. | Scoop.it
Complementary and alternative medicine [CAM] therapies are increasingly used in many branches of medicine as an effective and patient-friendly adjunct to conventional treatment.

Based on a successful course at the Pritzker School of Medicine of the University of Chicago, this comprehensive text provides all practitioners, physicians, and allied health workers with a wide-ranging understanding of what CAM can offer, and has detailed chapters on therapies such as herbal medicine, meditation, acupuncture, and osteopathy. Throughout, the content is contemporary, evidence-based, and highly referenced....
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Home Remedies for Nausea and Vomiting - Ayurveda for Nausea and Vomiting

Home Remedies for Nausea and Vomiting - Ayurveda for Nausea and Vomiting | Ayurveda - a health education. | Scoop.it
Many illnesses can cause nausea and vomiting. Also they accompany some illnesses. The severity of the illnesses is judged by their intensity of occurrence sometimes. If one is suffering from them, it is good to get oneself checked up by a physician. They should not be neglected.

Nausea and vomiting are not diseases, but symptoms of other illnesses, such as food poisoning, motion sickness, overeating etc

There is difference between the two. Nausea is uneasiness in the stomach causing feeling of vomiting. One does not necessarily vomit. Vomiting is forcibly or involuntary emptying of the stomach through the mouth. Both can be irritating and cause weakness and much discomfort.
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The LinkedIn Blog » Speaker Series: Deepak Chopra on the Soul of Leadership «

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According to world-renowned author teacher and thinker Deepak Chopra, technology– and LinkedIn– has the potential to heal the planet in many ways, by fostering relationships.

“I believe that technology is the manifestation of God through the human nervous system,” Deepak said. “The Internet is the new planetary mind. It’s not just connectivity. It’s nurturing relationships.”

Deepak shared these insights, along with other ideas from his new book, The Soul Of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential For Greatness, at LinkedIn’s corporate headquarters in Mountain View.
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Chopra Center Newsletter

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description (The importance of detoxification & the wisdom of Ayurveda featured in January issue of Green Living with Deepak Chopra http://bit.ly/g93CjH)
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Health & Lifestyle Portal - Pregnancy, Parenting, Sex Life, Breast Care

Health & Lifestyle Portal - Pregnancy, Parenting, Sex Life, Breast Care | Ayurveda - a health education. | Scoop.it
Ayurvedaways has created an organization that we believe fulfills the promise of health information on the Internet. We provide credible information, supportive communities, and in-depth reference material about health subjects that matter to you. We are a source for original and timely health information as well as material from well known content providers.

Ayurvedaways pride ourselves in knowing our audience's needs and delivering the most appropriate experience. We know that there is a difference between using a health site for health "performance" issues (e.g., flat abs) vs. health research needs (e.g., "What is type 2 diabetes?") vs. community support (e.g., "Does anyone else feel like me?") vs. e-commerce. Our mission is to fulfill all these needs in the most appropriate ways possible.

We are committed to improving our site. We will continue to publish even more content, communities, and services to help make your life better, to help you find your way when faced with healthcare decisions, and to help you feel better about the health of you and your family.
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Turmeric Health Benefits | Healthmad

Turmeric Health Benefits | Healthmad | Ayurveda - a health education. | Scoop.it
Turmeric is a perennial plant with irregularly shaped tubers. The rhizome of this plant is prepared as a paste, powder, lotion, or oil, and used to relieve flatulence and to restore normal functions of the body.

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Top 10 Health Benefits of Blueberries in Ayurveda - The Top Health ...

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Blueberries are fruits that grow in clusters and has been used widely in Ayurveda. There are many health benefits of blueberries in ayurveda and according to a study at the 2009 experimental biology conference, diet that is rich in blueberries helps to reduce blood cholesterol levels and improves the insulin sensitivity by controlling the glucose control. It lowers the risk of diabetes and t diseases as well. These berries are not only yummy but have of health benefits. Here are the top 10 health benefits of blueberries in Ayurveda:
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Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of tulsi -Ocimum Sanctum

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The plant Tulsi or Holy Basil (Botanical name Ocimum Sanctum ) belongs to family Lamiaceae. It is a tropical plant which grows as weed and also cultivated. Tulsi is worshipped by Hindus and is an important symbol of Hindu religion. It is a very common sight to find Tulsi Vrindavan ( A special structure where tulsi is grown) in houses of Hindus.

The tulsi shrub is an erect plant which grows to a height of 50 to 60 cm tall. It has hairy stems, opposite ovate leaves and purple flowers. Leaves have strong scent. There are two types of tulsi

1. Krishna tulsi – Has purple leaves
2. Shri tulsi – Has Green leaves

Texts of ayurveda describe the properties of tulsi as follows. It is light to digest and dries tissue secretions. Tulsi tastes hot and bitter. It can penetrate deep tissues and has anti helmenthic properties. Due to these properties it normalizes kapha and vata. Leaves, flowers, seeds and roots of Tulsi are used in ayurvedic preparations.
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Ayurvedic recipe tips to strike a balance

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The ancient science of Ayurveda divides the human body into three categories — Vata, Pitta and Kapha — and each is governed by an element of nature or a combination of them, giving us an individual body metabolism.

"According to Ayurveda, our bodies have a dosha based on its constitution and our lifestyle and other factors affect it," says Dr Chandy George, Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant at Balance Wellness Club in Dubai. "Nature and the human body are governed by the five elements — earth, water, air, space and fire. The combinations of these elemental energies define the three major body types — Vata (space and air), Pitta (fire) and Kapha (earth and water). These categories are called the tri doshas, which are often imbalanced on account of external factors, both physical and mental, leading to illness. However, these can be rectified through awareness about what one's dosha is and with lifestyle changes".
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Weaving Ayurveda into Your Yoga Practice @ YogaGlo

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Have you ever wondered what having “too much pitta” means or why you might want to “balance your vata dosha” as part of your practice? We have too, which is why we’re all lucky to have Felicia Tomasko, who serves on the board of directors of the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine and the National Ayurvedic Medical Association, teaching us what’s what and how to weave Ayurvedic principles into our yoga practice.

If you haven’t yet explored the Ayurveda classes on our site, here’s a taste of the foundational classes and lectures we’ve created and some of the yoga classes you’ll love, love, love once you get started:
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Role of Alternative Medicine in modern society | Jeweled Web

Role of Alternative Medicine in modern society | Jeweled Web | Ayurveda - a health education. | Scoop.it
Typically, alternative medicine differs frοm traditional medicine іn thаt alternative medicine іѕ older аnԁ whаt wе mіɡht call unconventional οr non-Western medicine. Alternative medicine ԁοеѕ nοt follow thе traditional science аnԁ research thаt current medicines undergo. Alternative medicine сουƖԁ аƖѕο bе termed complementary οr traditional medicine οr thе therapies thаt саn bе integrated іntο current medicine. Thе staff οf thе National Library οf Medicine οf thе United States classified alternative medicine under thе category οf complementary therapies іn thеіr Medical Subjects Heading Section. Thіѕ wаѕ done іn thе year 2002. Thе definition provided wаѕ thаt alternative medicine therapeutic practices wеrе nοt considered аѕ аn integral раrt οf thе traditional allopathic medicine. Therapies Ɩіkе acupuncture, dieting, physical therapy Ɩіkе exercises οr yoga, etc. аrе termed аѕ alternative medicine. Thеѕе therapies аrе called complementary whеn thеу аrе used along wіth conventional treatments. If thеу аrе done іn рƖасе οf conventional treatments, thеу аrе known аѕ alternative treatments.
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Should ayurveda doctors be allowed to practise allopathy? - Times of India

Would you rush to an ayurvedic, unani or homeopathic doctor in case of a heart attack? The chances are you would prefer an allopathic doctor. But, that may not be the case if you are rushed to a hospital in Maharashtra, be it government or private.

A Maharashtra government resolution issued in November 1992 for the medical education and drugs department allows doctors with degrees in ayurveda, unani, homeopathy and other therapies to practise allopathy.
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Ginger, an effective pain reliever with fewer side effects «

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Several herbs and spices contain chemical compounds that reduce chances of cell damage and other such issues associated with serious health conditions and diseases. This is largely due to the presence of disease-fighting antioxidants in spices, which is in fact, more than that present in fruits and veggies.
According to researchers at the University of Georgia, the traditional spice, Ginger, works in the same way as anti-inflammatories like Ibuprofen and naproxen, offering even more pain relief and less side effects.
The researchers studied 74 volunteers taking either ginger supplement or placebo for 11 days. On the eighth day, the participants were subjected to a muscle-taxing work out, and the ginger group reported 25 percent less pain than the control group.
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Ayurveda Tips on Worst Food Combination - Information on Kids Food Allergies - Kids Food Allergies

Ayurveda Tips on Worst Food Combination - Information on Kids Food Allergies - Kids Food Allergies | Ayurveda - a health education. | Scoop.it
A Simple Solution: See how to enjoy the same foods, without the gastrointestinal warzone…

Last week, in my article on food allergies, I gave everybody a quiz: What is the worst food combination that Westerners consume these days?

We received a number of great guesses…

Mary Peyer said: “Peanut butter and celery.” Actually, that’s a good combination if we we’re talking real peanut butter (not the sugar-coated stuff that lines the supermarket).

Diana guessed: “Fruit and vegetables; bad ph combination and all the fancy restaurants are doing it!” True, that’s a nasty one. But, I don’t think it’s as popular as the one I had in mind.

Wanda said: “Cornflakes, milk and a banana!” That’s getting warm, but I’m not sure if I can count Cornflakes(TM) as a FOOD combination.

Shveta said, “Dairy and citrus (e.g. cold cereal & orange juice).” Yeah, that’s not a good one. Any type of fruit with dairy isn’t a great idea.
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Pharmabiz :: Ayurveda therapies & drugs viewed as future relief options for growing cancer patients

With Ayurveda viewed as an adjuvant to chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and post surgery to minimize the side effects, there is considerable interest evinced by traditional healthcare providers and herbal drug manufacturers to offer the much-needed relief to the 7.9 million cancer cases globally.

On the occasion of the World Cancer Day observed annually on February 4, Ayurveda specialists are looking at contributions of the herbs and plant based medicine to treat and control the dreaded disease which affects 7.9 million globally a year. Going by the growing consumption of tobacco use, unhealthy diets, physical inactivity and alcohol consumption, experts estimate that new cases of cancer would jump to 15.5 million by 2030 globally.

This is where AyurVAID Hospitals, promoted by Kochi-based Kerala First Health Services Pvt. Ltd and herbal drug major The Himalaya Drug Company are looking at the segment of oncology as their future growth area. While the former is looking at the scope of Ayurveda treatment and the integrative management of cancer rehabilitation, the latter has chalked out its efforts to strengthen its research activities in areas of oncology.
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Cotton Medicinal Properties

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The root of the cotton plant is used fresh in decoction for urinary problems. The leaves are used in infusion against inflammation of any mucous membrane, for dysentery, diarrhea, and also inflammation of the small intestine. (Cotton Medicinal Properties #cotton #herbs #medicine #alternative #Ayurveda #natural #remedies #treatment http://is.gd/ZziCVY)
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Types of Headache and Their Treatment With Ayurveda | healthyfitcare.com

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Types of Headache and Their Treatment With Ayurveda

Headache is known as Shiro Roga in Ayurveda. Literally it means ‘disease of the head’. Headache is not a single type of disorder; but it is a name given to several problems of the head. There are 11 types of headache in Ayurveda. They can be caused due to a various number of causes. Some of them are:-
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Apple Sauce with Ginger & Ghee - Ayurvedic Diet & Recipes

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Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? It's a familiar American adage that deserves a renaissance, but with a twist. Ayurvedically, it's a cooked apple not a raw one that keeps the doctor away. Raw apples can be cold, drying and might not digest as easily, especially if unskinned. Cooked apples are warm and soft, like soups, and digests in a snap.

A spoonful of applesauce on the tongue registers sour, a taste that increases saliva and stimulates the digestive tract. Sour taste also cleanses the liver and cools the blood by drawing bile out of the body into the small intestine, somatically experienced as a softening of the eyes. Malic acid, the constituent responsible for the sour, tart taste, has a particular affinity for liver cleansing and support. Apples are also sweet, a taste that nourishes the body and awakens our delight.

After we chew and swallow the cooked apple, it descends to the stomach and passes to the small intestine. Although absorption of sweet taste here increases blood sugar, apples have a relatively low glycemic index (38) and calorie count (72). Next, the applesauce moves into the colon. Sour taste continues to warm and stimulate secretions that maintain a moist colon. The high fiber (2.9 grams/cup) bulks up stool for an easy elimination that cleanses the colon.

A clean colon and clean blood is a clean bill of health for many of us. Applesauce is a nourishing tri-doshic experience woven into our American cultural fabric and healing history.
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Arthritis : Complementary And Alternative Medicine Options

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People with arthritis find that complementary and alternative therapies may help relieve symptoms of arthritis in some patients but they do not cure arthritis. Complementary and alternative medicine are used here to describe a wide range of therapies and practices which are outside the mainstream of medicine. They are often used a longside your conventional medicine.

There are a number of complementary and alternative therapies. They can be divided into four different categories

- Touch, pressurem manipulation and movement therapies such as chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation, and massage
- Medicine and diet-related therapies such as herbs and natural dietary supplements, raditional Chinese Medicine

Read more: http://health.ezinemark.com/arthritis-complementary-and-alternative-medicine-options-31ea11e8d7b.html#ixzz1CB0o698b
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