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Parkinson’s disease: (Kampavata/ Vepathu)

In Ayurveda, Parkinson’s disease is considered to be due to a ‘vata’ imbalance. Vata dosha consists of the air and space elements. Specifically, the disorder is described as the Sanskrit word ‘Kampavata‘ (kampa meaning tremors) resembles key clinical features of ‘shaking palsy’ from Parkinson’s disease. The varying nature of tremors have different levels of severity.  […]

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Ayurvedic herbs: Kalmegh (Andrographis)

Kalmegh (scientifically known as Andrographis paniculata) serves as a very potent life tonic. This herb is found in countries like India, Laos, Thailand and Indonesia and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for a variety of ailments.This plant contains a variety a bioactive phytochemical such as Terpenoids, Flavonoids, Xanthones  and Arabinogalactan proteins. It is a multi-functional […]

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Healing Mind & Body Seated Meditation

Connect to the innocence within. You have the power to heal your body and mind. Find a comfortable chair to sit in. Gently close your eyes and sit quietly. Relax, let go and allow the healing to begin. This is a chair meditation. If you are seated on the floor, visualize the tail bone of […]

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Welcome to the world of Ayurveda! Ayurveda is a 5,000 healing medical science from India. Ayurveda is a Sanskrit work which transliterates to Science of Life and is a sister science of Yoga. About Ayurveda mantra On Ayurveda Mantra.com you can find out about this 5,000 year old wisdom that includes Yoga, Ayurveda, detoxification, nutrition, […]