Ayurveda Immunity Clinics

Ayur Shield is a collaborative effort of all entities in Ayurveda to enhance immunity and improve overall health. Improved immunity is the greatest weapon to fight contagious diseases. The Ayur Shield service is facilitated through thousands of Ayurveda Immunity Clinics across Kerala. Read More

ആയുര്‍വേദ ഇമ്മ്യൂണിറ്റി ക്ലിനിക്സ്

ആയുര്‍ ഷീൽഡ് ആയുർവേദരംഗത്തെ എല്ലാ മേഖലകളുടേയും ഒരു സംയോജിത പരിശ്രമമാണ്. രോഗപ്രതിരോധശേഷി വർദ്ധിപ്പിക്കുകയും ആരോഗ്യം മെച്ചപ്പെടുത്തുകയുമാണ് ഇതിന്റെ ലക്ഷ്യം. മികച്ച രോഗപ്രതിരോധശേഷിയാണ് സാംക്രമികരോഗങ്ങൾക്ക് എതിരെയുള്ള ഏറ്റവും ശക്തമായ ആയുധം. കേരളത്തിലുടനീളമുള്ള ആയുർവേദ ഇമ്മ്യൂണിറ്റി ക്ലിനിക്കുകളിലൂടെ ആയുര്‍ ഷീൽഡ് സേവനം ലഭ്യമാണ്. Read More

Healthcare in COVID-19 lockdown

Covid 19, Healthcare Workers & The Society

This pandemic is truly testing the mettle- of nations as a whole, of the global economies, of various infrastructure and service providers. Undoubtedly, the service providers whom we owe our very lives are healthcare workers. But are we, in fact, showing them enough gratitude? Are we aware of the hardships that they endure? As a contributing member of this society, what can each one of us do to at least say a proper "THANK YOU" to them? This article explains.. (Malayalam)

18 Aug 2020 by Dr. Aravind. S


Sexual Problems are not Taboo

SEX is not considered as a taboo anymore (at least when compared to the olden days) in our society. But even then people fear or find it difficult and embarrassing to open up about the sexual dysfunction problems. It is considered as embarrassing rather than just being another medical condition. This article throws light on the most common sexual dysfunctions and emphasises the importance of proper sexual education. (Malayalam)

12 Aug 2020 by Dr. Parasuram Kooderi

Good Food and Ayurveda

Revisiting Our Food Habits

Sleep, Food and Sexual etiquette..These are the sub-pillars of our well being. Among these, Food has a very unique role to play. Ayurveda goes to the extent with food by stating that we as well as the diseases we get are from the food we eat. But how careful are we about this sub-pillar of utmost importance? Are we just gobbling up and hoping that our body will handle the rest? It is time that we review our way of eating and this article is urging you to have a review of what we are eating and how we are eating it. (Malayalam)

12 Aug 2020 by Dr. Mubashir K.

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Say Goodbye to Tooth Decay

32 Diamonds! But if you are not taking care of them, it won't take long for them to go black like coal. The stink would just be bonus. Luckily, teeth-care is simple and effective. You just need to know what exactly are you doing and how well you are doing it. This article is all about the measures you need to adopt to keep tooth decay at bay and give the shine back to your diamonds. (Malayalam)

11 Aug 2020 by Dr. Sharika Vipin

Women's Health & Ayurveda

Ayurveda on Breast Milk

Ayurveda gives much importance to the health of a newborn baby and its mother. Breast milk, its uses, importance and ways to increase it and healthy breastfeeding techniques have been explained very well in our science. This article deals with ways to increase the breast milk in a healthy way.

11 Aug 2020 by Dr.Ayshath.M

Good Food and Ayurveda

Types of Honey And Their Benefits

Ayurveda talks volumes about honey. It is found added to countless medicines and recipes. Honey also is used in many simple recipes as well. But there are certain ways of taking it. More than that it is important to know what type of honey is that you are having. (Malayalam)

09 Aug 2020 by Dr. Sreedevi N. V.

Good Food and Ayurveda

The Nine Wholesome Grains

Ayurveda has this style of grouping and numbering items that may be used for a common process or those that may have similar properties. One such grouping is the navadhaanyam. More popular in Vedic and tantric ritulas, navadhaanya is not without its medicinal values. It is a collection of cereals and pulses that are arguably the most wholesome and nourishing. Because of this reason it is found used as a natural health supplement as well. So, what all constitute the navadhaanya? What are its properties? Find this out and much more from this article. (Malayalam)

08 Aug 2020 by Dr. Manju P. S.

Fundamentals of Ayurveda

Ojas- An introduction

There are concepts and paradigms in Ayurveda which eludes the modern understanding of our body and how it works. But the way our body works are infact concurring to their existence. Once such concept is that of 'Ojas'. We are yet to arrive at a modern actuation to this but in Ayurveda, Ojas is given a supreme status. This article is a small introduction to this mystic concept and how important it is in or healthy living.

06 Aug 2020 by Dr. Sarika Menon


How much prevention is enough?

How Much prevention is enough prevention? Can we, by any chance overdoing what is good for us? Well, just like all good things, if we are not doing it right, prevention can also do harm. So it is most important to know what is good and it is even more important to know how much of it is good. Let us find out the Ayurveda ways of prevention and how to do it right.

06 Aug 2020 by Dr. Jyotsna Nair

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Aamavaata: Ayurveda Shows The Way

What is amavata?? It's a common term which we hear from our previous generation very often. Does it have any association with turtles?{turtle is ‘ama’ in malayalam}. In this article the author explains in detail about the cause, features, modern correlations, symptoms and ayurvedic treatment principles about this disease and also why ayurvedic treatment is better.

05 Aug 2020 by Dr. Yadu Gopan

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Sciatica: Ayurvedic Management

This article highlights sciatica, causes, risk factors, prevention, signs and symptoms and treatment aspect in ayurveda.

05 Aug 2020 by Harsha Joy

Good Food and Ayurveda

Rock Salt is Rocking

Can you imagine food without salt. We need salt in almost everything we eat. Is the common salt the best for a healthy diet?? Does it have any other better counterpart? Read to find out more about the same. This article explains why ayurveda promotes rock salt more than the common salt and its great therapeutic values. (Malayalam)

01 Aug 2020 by Dr. Sreedevi N. V.

Daily Tips

The Nails Convey Your Health Status

Ayurveda has this majestic concept that every miniscule part of our body is a representation of ourselves, conversely, anything going wrong in any part of the body is reflected in every single cell as well. So an adept physician can look at any of these parts and arrive at a fair diagnosis. Even though made of dead cells, nails happen to be a very expressive medium for our body to communicate with us. This article gives a comprehensive walk-through of various physical appearances that may actually be an expression of a disease. (Malayalam)

01 Aug 2020 by Dr. Aadith V.

Kids, Teens and Ayurveda

Healthy Parenting: Not a Dauting Task

When you are planting a sapling, you are not planting a sapling. You are planting a tree. Such is the vision that we should maintain in parenting as well. A child is not limited to a family. It is the future of a civilization. There are several aspects that we need to keep in mind for us to become Healthy Parents and not just parents. This article is a beautiful narration on some key factors to be kept in mind to nurture our children the right way. It also reveals to us that right parenting is not a daunting task, it is a beautiful journey. (Malayalam)

31 Jul 2020 by Dr. Nabeel Haris


Lest Our Eyes Go Into A Lockdown: Measures to Prevent Eye Problems Due To Bright Screens

During this time of pandemic, we all are locked down in our houses. Online classes and work from home are our new normal. but not only us, our eyes are also locked down in front of these screens. Many of us have already started to develop eye strain or pain. As these days of uncertainty continues let's not ignore the health of our eyes. This article clearly explains everything you need to do about the eye strain caused by the use of digital screens (Malayalam)

30 Jul 2020 by Dr. Muhammed Nissam

Fundamentals of Ayurveda

Shirodhaara: The Healing Cascade

There are certain therapies that are administered locally on the head but the benefits are reflected throughout the body. One such procedure is the renowned shirodhaara. Even though there is a very high chance that many of us may have come across a picture of it or even have experienced it ourselves, we may still not be knowing what shirodhaara is and how exactly it works. So let us try and figure it out..(Malayalam)

30 Jul 2020 by Dr. Ramya A.


The Ten Wholesome Leaves: How this Kerala Tradition Can Protect you during Karkkitaka Month

Nature indeed is a formidable force. To this date we are not able to escape from its influence just as we are thoroughly dependent on nature for our very own survival. The slightest of alteration in the nature is reflected in our lives. Taking cue from this inter-relation, Ayurveda has observed the impact of each season on our lives and has detailed advises on how to make changes in each season to stay healthy or mitigate the ill effect of that season upon us. Karkkitaka in Kerala falls under that part where the summer has ended and the rains have begun. the early times of rainy season is by nature the time when we are most weak. So there are numerous means to strengthen us and optimize our immunity. 'Patthila' or the ten leaves is a traditional practice exclusive to Kerala for addressing the hardships of Karkkitaka. This article is a compilation of that traditional wisdom. (Malayalam)

29 Jul 2020 by Dr. Lini K. John

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Fighting Fatty Liver

Liver disorders are very much common all around the world. fatty liver is a very common disease of liver. In this article the author deeply explains everything about the fatty liver. its causes, signs, stages treatment and prevention. This is a must read for everyone in this era of fast foods. (Malayalam)

28 Jul 2020 by Dr. Yadu Gopan

Daily Tips

Simple techniques to overcome Bad Breath

He had a great point to make in that conversation. But the moment he was about to say it. Something hit his mind. "I may be having foul breath, better keep shut." Foul breath not only brings down your confidence but may also bring down your overall health and immunity. Moreover, this may just be a symptom of a more serious underlying medical condition. This article leaves no stone upturned in identifying the commonest causes of foul breath and narrating effective and simples ways to manage them. (Malayalam)

28 Jul 2020 by Dr. Bindhya. C. Varghese


Bathing and Dining: The Right Order

Yes, hunger is more important than a bath. Take a shower at the wrong time and it may even hamper your hunger. So it was not just a custom but a health practice to bath before food or at least not to bath soon after food. This was so important a practice that it has become a proverb. This article is a brief explanation of this practice. (Malayalam)

26 Jul 2020 by Dr. Johnson P. John

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Corn of Soles: Ayurveda Management

This article deals with the corn disease, its causes, preventive measures and treatment methods in an ayurvedic view. By following the instructions mentioned we can effectively prevent the corn disease. (Malayalam)

23 Jul 2020 by Dr. Lishitha Sujith

Good Food and Ayurveda

Milk-Tea and Namkeen Snacks

If the very people who introduced Tea to humanity saw how we had corrupted this celestial drink with milk, they would unleash God's wrath itself upon us. Taking tea by adding milk is one of the worst ways of having it, says numerous studies. Moreover, it has become normal for us to take salty and spicy snacks along with milk tea. This articles explores on this derangement. It justifies why we should stop this at the earliest. Most importantly it gives a lot of alternative and yummy solutions. (Malayalam)

23 Jul 2020 by Dr. Shamna Mole C. E.

Simple Ayurveda Procedures

Nethranethi: A Simple Procedure for Eye-Health

Nethranethi is much beyond a simple eye wash. This can not only freshen you up but can also protect your precious eyes from a wide range of potential problems. What more, it even can help in management of some eye conditions as well! Read on to find out..(Malayalam)

22 Jul 2020 by Dr. Anjana Madhu

Kids, Teens and Ayurveda

Worm Infestations in Children

Worm infestation is one of the very common presenting complaints of children that visit OPD. Its impact on the child’s health ranges from mild symptoms like peri anal itching to much severe growth delay. Even in conditions like behavioural changes and scholastic backwardness, treatments aimed at deworming are found to be effective. To know more about this topic, read this article by Dr Lekshmi. (Malayalam)

22 Jul 2020 by Dr. Lekshmi M. K.

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Crippling Cramps

Muscle cramp is one of the very common painful conditions that affects us. It may be a one off incident or something which happens regularly. A wide variety of physiological and pathological conditions may lead to this and its management also varies accordingly. To know more keep reading Dr Yadu Gopan’s article regarding muscle cramps.

17 Jul 2020 by Dr. Yadu Gopan

COVID-19 Lockdown: Ayurveda Tips

Immunity and Karkkitaka

Amidst the global covid pandemic, people are going frenzy searching for ways to improve their immunity. Unfortunately, they fall prey to many false claims and misleading advertisements. Ayurveda has gained attraction from various corners due to its unique and effective approach to this burning issue. Dr Anu Tony Augustine describes how Ayurveda approaches the concept of immunity and explains the effect of Panchakarma treatments. (Malayalam)

17 Jul 2020 by Dr. Anu Tony Augustine


Exercise: The Ground Rules

Exercise!? What is there to know about it? Well, we may think we know all about exercise, but there are certain things..very basic things that we always have to keep in mind before doing an exercise or advising someone else to do it. This article is all about the basics..the very foundation of Workout. (Malayalam)

16 Jul 2020 by Dr. Hemi T. H.

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Eye Abscess

Eye is one of the most sensitive organs of the human body. Special care should always be given to the eyes and its diseases. One of the most common eye problems is the eye abscess. Ayurveda has its own speciality of eye diseases and hence it has very detailed and elaborate treatment principles for eye diseases. In this article the author explains meticulously about the causes, prevention and treatment of eye abscess in ayurvedic way.

15 Jul 2020 by Dr. Bindhya. C. Varghese

Good Food and Ayurveda

Asafoetida: Properties and Therapeutic uses

Indian kitchens were always considered as the storehouse of medicines rather than merely a place for cooking. One of the simple yet significant drugs that we find in our kitchen is Asafoetida, popularly known as ‘devil's dung’ due to its smell. This devil's dung has many other great attributes rather than its smell. This article explains the habitat, collection, properties and therapeutic uses of asafoetida. (Malayalam)

14 Jul 2020 by Dr. Arya Sethuparvathy

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Urinary Incontinence: Ayurvedic Management

Urinary incontinence is a common and troublesome (paticularly in women & elderly) and there is a considerable reduction in the quality of life patients with this condition.Many patients hesitate to seek medical advice due to embarrassment. Accurate assessment and diagnosis of the cause is vital for treatment success.Here we can go through the important causes, types and remedial measures of this condition via Ayurveda and yoga practice. (Malayalam)

14 Jul 2020 by Dr. Yadu Gopan

Beauty Care and Ayurveda

Beautiful Lips through Ayurveda

"The curves of your lips rewrite history" -Oscar Wilde No one loves their lips to remain dehydrated and cracked. But we often experience these problems. Here are a few tips to take care of your lips. Just listen to your lips.

13 Jul 2020 by Dr. Tintu Elizabeth Tom

Kids, Teens and Ayurveda

Demystifying "Karappan" and Managing it with Ayurveda

Children are easily prone to various skin disorders. Atopic dermatitis is one of the most common skin disorder seen in infants and children, usually has its onset during 1st six months of life. In Ayurveda we can correlate this with a condition called visarpa or charmadala. Is this disease curable through Ayurvedic management? What are the causes of this condition? How this appeared in infants and children? Which diet and lifestyle is to be followed by children as well as mother? Let's know about the Ayurvedic aspect of this condition through this article. (Malayalam)

13 Jul 2020 by Dr. Sreenath S.

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Sinusitis and The Monsoon Season

Sinusitis is a very common problem affecting many people all around the world. The rainy season makes it even worse. Let's look into the ayurvedic view of this disease and what are all the measures we should adopt to prevent this disease during the rainy season through this informative article. (Malayalam)

08 Jul 2020 by Dr. Syam Chandran C


Ayurveda on Dreams

Dreams have always fascinated us. Even the scary ones. Sometimes it is in a dream that we get an inspiration. Sometimes, a dream may offer us a solution. A dream may even reflect a health condition. Centuries before Sigmund Freud started interpreting dreams, Ayurveda had already delved deep into the hidden meaning of dreams and detailed it in connection with our nature and health conditions. This article is a gateway to the vast realm of dreams and how it is classified and interpreted in Ayurveda. (Malayalam)

07 Jul 2020 by Dr. Thushara Joy

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Sprain: From Pain to Gain

Sprain..it's not that simple as it seems. The following article meticulously deals with sprain and related problems, its Ayurvedic view and measures to be adopted for its prevention and cure.

07 Jul 2020 by Dr. Pooja Rajendran

Women's Health & Ayurveda

Menopause and Ayurveda

“PAUSE” Yes, she just had her menopause. Yes, She still yearns to live life to the fullest. Menopause is often regarded as puberty’s evil elder sister. A woman deals with menopause just as we all deal with puberty or maybe even in a more complicated way. She requires more attention to herself during this period. This article deals with ayurvedic view of menopause and the measures that should be adopted to live a healthy post menopause life. (Malayalam)

06 Jul 2020 by Dr. Manju. P. T.


Why is There a "Ref" and a Strange Name Next to it in Ayurveda Medicine Labels?

If you have bought an Ayurveda Medicine and looked at its label, you may have noticed this "Ref" or "Ref. Text" and then a strange sounding name on it, mostly under the name of the medicine itself. Have you wondered what that is? Do you want to know its importance? Here is a narrative on explaining this (Malayalam)

06 Jul 2020 by Dr. Arun Mohan

Healthcare during COVID-19 Lockdown

Kerala Government Ayurveda Projects for COVID 19 Prevention

The Projects introduced by the Indian Systems of Medicine and AYUSH departments in Kerala is gaining widespread popularity as people under quarantine who have undergone Ayurveda preventive measures are not turning positive despite prolonged exposure to infected individuals. This article is a brief introduction to various projects to Prevent and Manage Covid 19, by the Government of Kerala.

04 Jul 2020 by Dr. Bishnu S. Prasad

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Mouth Ulcer Vanishing Act From Ayurveda

There are some conditions that are quite a nuisance. Mouth Ulcers are one among them. It keeps tempting you to poke it with your tongue. The more you poke it, further delayed the healing process is. The you forget about it and one fine day it vanishes. Well, there are some types of ulcers that keep on recurring or is awfully delayed in healing. What exactly are these mouth ulcers? What are its types? How can you prevent it and how can you manage it? This article explains it all! (Malayalam)

04 Jul 2020 by Dr. Vineetha Manoj

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Cataract: Prevention and Cure with Ayurveda

Have you ever wondered what is the ayurvedic view on cataract? Is it the same ‘timira’ that we have heard so often? This article deals with the ayurvedic perspective of cataract, its causes and preventive as well as curative aspects. (Malayalam)

03 Jul 2020 by Dr. P. T. P. Adithya Babu

Women's Health & Ayurveda

The Right Care After Child Birth

We all are heard about the importance of Ayurveda in post natal care and management.Adequate care and precautions along with prescribed regimen ensures that mother regains her physical charm and maintains a beautiful figure and retains health akin.But most often people are unaware of faults and problems faced by doing unprofessional prasava raksha, especially getting advices from local herbal shops. Here we can go through cetain facts about the purpose of prasava raksha, problems that we faced as a result of improper post natal care and things that to be noticed to avoid these consequence. (Malayalam)

03 Jul 2020 by Dr. Salini P.


Tracing the Roots of Chloroquine

Chloroquine gained the limelight as it was propagated as the drug of choice against the impending COVID 19 infection by the USA. This article details the history of the drug, how it evolved and how it influenced colonization and the fate of many empires. Read the article by Dr Jyotsna Nair to know more.

02 Jul 2020 by Dr. Jyotsna Nair

Fundamentals of Ayurveda

Vaidya: Much beyond 'Doctor'

The term ‘Vaidya’ is definitely one of the most misunderstood usage in today's world. In fact it can be attributed to some famous vaidya who made a mockery of the usage. Does the usage simply mean a Doctor or does it mean much more? On this day of Doctors Day being celebrated all over, Dr Sreedarshan writes more about who is eligible to be termed as Vaidya.

01 Jul 2020 by Dr. Sreedarshan K. S.


FAKE VAIDYA: 06 Tests to Identify One

A person undergoes rigorous training and endures an ordeal to qualify as a Vaidya- An Ayurveda Doctor. Such is the importance of human lives. But quackery is a disease that is not only tormenting this glorious medical system, but also is a potential threat to every one of us. As a beneficiary of Ayurveda, you too can play a pivotal role in eradicating this plague that has afflicted Ayurveda. This article helps you in testing your physician to see if that person is genuine or not

01 Jul 2020 by Dr. Nimin Sreedhar

Women's Health & Ayurveda

PCOD: Fighting Back with the Right Diet

Polycystic ovarian disease(PCOD) is a common health issue experienced by one out of 10 women of child bearing age.It may leads to serious health challenges such as diabetes, cardiovascular problems and increased risk of endometrial cancer. Some research has shown that diet can help to reduce the impact of PCOD. How does diet affect PCOD? Some people take complete diet for the cure.Is it necessary? What to eat if you have PCOD? What are the other lifestyle changes to be adopted to avoid the impact of this disease? Learn more about a PCOD diet through this article. (Malayalam)

01 Jul 2020 by Dr. Surya Lekshmi P. B.


Weighing On Weighing Right

Lifestyle diseases are undoubtedly the biggest threat of the modern era. Obesity is the first among all the milestones in the long pathophysiology of all lifestyle diseases. Obviously, people are concerned about this health issue. Besides the health threat posed by obesity, it is a massive concern due to the cosmetic background of the condition. There is so much confusion regarding the treatment of obesity. Dr Sarika Vipin writes more about the need for individualised approach of an obese individual. (Malayalam)

29 Jun 2020 by Dr. Sharika Vipin

Daily Tips

Better Ways to Clean the Ear

We all use earbuds very often. Many times we use anything that comes handy to clean the ear wax. But is this a healthy habit to do? If not so, then what can we do to clean our ears? All these are explained very well in this article. (Malayalam)

28 Jun 2020 by Dr. Arun. G. Dev

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Dandruff: Solve it forever with Ayurveda

Hair has always been considered as a measurement of beauty in males and females. But there are several problems that affect our hair in the present era. Ranging from split hairs to dandruff and hair loss, hair problems are manifold. This article explains the dandruff and its remedies in detail. (Malayalam)

27 Jun 2020 by Dr. Tintu Elizabeth Tom

Women's Health & Ayurveda

Vomiting During Pregnancy

If a viable female vomits, the Indian Film Industry confirms the diagnosis as Pregnancy. Now, depending on the marital status of the character, the movie plot can either turn into a festive song or a tragic scene. But this article is exclusively about what exactly are the causes, what all are the things to be taken care of and how well vomiting during pregnancy, be it simple vomiting or hyperemesis gravidarum, can be managed in Ayurveda. (Malayalam)

26 Jun 2020 by Dr. Sithara Satheesan

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Peptic ulcer: Easy Management

Peptic ulcer is a very common presentation in OPD affliciting more than 1 million people every year in our country. Clinical features of peptic ulcer vary according to its site. Dr Tony Thomas details clinical features of peptic ulcer and its remedies from an Ayurvedic perspective. The article also clarifies regarding the common notion of ulcer evolving into cancer.

25 Jun 2020 by Dr. Tony Thomas MD (Ay)

Fundamentals of Ayurveda

The Gods Within Us

"Brahma recollected Ayurveda and passed this knowledge to Daksha Prajaapati. Daksha then gave it to the Ashvini Kumaras. Indra learned Ayurveda from them. Eventually it was from Indra that the Sages learned it and started practicing for the welfare of Humanity." This is the evolution story as mentioned in the Classical Textbooks of Ayurveda. This article is a thought exercise to decode this mythology and bring out a hidden meaning in this evolution story..

24 Jun 2020 by Dr. Veena. P. Reghunathan

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Managing Migraine- The Ayurveda Way

Migraine is one of the commonest causes of headache. It inflicts more than 10 million people in India every year. The disease is so much linked with lifestyle, food habits and mental stress of the individual. Ayurveda is found to be very effective in managing migraine. Dr Praveen writes more about migraine and its Ayurveda management.

23 Jun 2020 by Dr. K. Praveen

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Hypothyroidism: From Ayurveda's View Point

Here is a common scenario: "Go to a nearby laboratory..get the blood tested..compare the reference values..find out that the thyroid levels are low..start medication..continue the same lifestyle." How can this be the way to manage a lifestyle disease? The way of Ayurveda starts at the very cause of the condition. To understand how Ayurveda works in Hypothyroidism, first we need to see hypothyroidism through the eyes of Ayurveda. This is exactly what this Article does. And, as a bonus, it even covers some basic early management of hypothyroidism as well. (Malayalam)

23 Jun 2020 by Dr. P. Shabeel Ibrahim

Ayurveda & Yoga

Yama & Niyama: The Precursors of Yoga

The contemporary and globally recognized Yoga Sastra or the science of Yoga is misunderstood and only Asanas or Body positions are being marketed in its commercial version. It is a science lot more than just physical exercises. The Ashtanga Yoga includes Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Prathyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi. The Yama and Niyama are the Do's and Don'ts that we need to apply in our day to day life which has prime importance in the present pandemic situation. Let us have a brief overview of the Science that is Yoga..(Malayalam)

21 Jun 2020 by Krishnadas K. K.

Beauty Care and Ayurveda

Dark Circles: Simple Remedies from Ayurveda

Eyes accentuates Beauty. But it has a reverse effect too. All beauty of a face is lost if . When there are dark circles around the eyes, they look dark, tired, sunken and lifeless. Along with that dark circles may also mean that there is a greater attention that you need to give to your overall health. This article explores the causes behind dark circles and the simple Ayurveda solutions for it..(Malayalam)

19 Jun 2020 by Dr. Anjana Madhu

Ayurveda Recipes

Panikoorkka Chutney

Indian Mint is known as panikoorkka in Malayalam. From the very name, it is evident that this herb is quite beneficial for fever. But most often, panikoorkka is considered as a therapeutic herb. But this simple recipe explores the culinary side of panikoorkka. Do check it out and make one..

19 Jun 2020 by Dr. Shamna Mole C. E.

Ayurveda Formulations

AYUSH-64: Will this be Ayurveda's Trump Card Against COVID 19?

To date, the world is still looking for a viable solution for the COVID 19 crisis. Scientists the world over are desperately trying to find a cure. It was when Hydroxychloroquine- an anti-malarial drug, was suggested as a remedy for COVID 19, that the Government of India sought the possibility of the Ayurveda alternative to this drug, the AYUSH-64, for being a good choice. Introduced in the early 1980s, AYUSH-64 is yet to get sufficient backing of research data. However, the Government of India has given a go signal for initiating clinical trials and application of this Ayurveda anti-malarial medicine towards the management of COVID 19. So, what exactly is AYUSH-64? What all are its ingredients? So far, what are the studies telling about it? ..Read on..to find out..

18 Jun 2020 by Dr. Parvathy S. Nair.

Kids, Teens and Ayurveda


It is after potty training and stopping the use of diapers that the problem of bed-wetting slowly comes to the parents' attention. The first few months are spent in hope that it would stop on its own one day. Most often it does. For many some slight adjustments of their water intake, toileting and sleep timing does the trick..but if it persists, then it soon turns into a nightmare, both for the parents and the child as well. Ayurveda has a very systematic yet simple approach to bed-wetting. Read about it in this article..

18 Jun 2020 by Prof. Dinesh K. S. & Dr. Jeetha Dev P. J.


Proverbs Pro-Health

What is the purpose of life? To pass on the knowledge acquired to the next generation. Some are coded into our genes, some are written down or uploaded into the 'cloud'. Some become proverbs- the old sayings that codify wisdom of the bygone generations. Some proverbs are so deep that many universities have dedicated departments for the study of Proverbs. In this article, the author does a brief intro to some of the most common proverbs that breathe the very foundational principles of Ayurveda. Let us try and search for more and interpret them so that the knowledge hidden in them can actually aid in our wellbeing and better understanding of us and our surroundings..(Malayalam)

17 Jun 2020 by Dr. Anup Muraleeedharan


Think Before You Chop

It is a our nature to undervalue people or things that appear to be doing nothing. We also tend to value expendable items less. It is observed that we are increasingly showing the same attitude to our own body. Are there any useless organs in our body? Is it wise to simple chop off a part of your body for the simplest of health problems? Is there an alternative solution to manage such conditions?

16 Jun 2020 by Dr. Gikku Alias Benny

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Dengue Fever and Ayurveda

The monsoon has arrived. So is the season of diseases too. Dengue fever is one among the deadly diseases that have been troubling us for so long. It is better that we should be prepared and have adopted precautions against this. In this article the author clearly describes the dengue fever, it’s causative agents, it’s type, it’s clinical features, diagnostic methods and it’s ayurvedic view and management. The preventive measures that can be done against dengue fever is meticulously explained. By following these simple steps we can definitely prevent dengue fever.

16 Jun 2020 by Dr. Daya C.


Smartphone and Night Sleep

It’s high time that we should start thinking whether it is the phone getting smarter or people getting smarter. Smartphones have now evolved into a human body organ rather than just being an electronic device. It’s now become one of the most precious possessions of all. The smartphones have a great negative impact on our health. Whether we are aware of this or are we pretending that we don’t. In this article the author has explained these effects on our eyes and sleep. Under the current scenario of lockdown, where we are available 24*7 online, this issue must be looked into seriously.

16 Jun 2020 by Dr. Divya. K. S.

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Healing the Heel Pain

Heel pain is one of the common yet most inflicting pain. Pain may vary slightly in their exact location. Heel pain is in fact a presenting symptom of a variety of pathologies affecting various tissues of the region. Fascia, bone, tendon, bursa may all be affected and cause pain of various degrees. What is the scope of Ayurveda treatments and internal medications in curing this ailment. Read on..to know more

15 Jun 2020 by Dr. Yadu Gopan

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Bad Blood to Good Blood

Today, 20th June, is World Blood Donation Day! What does Ayurveda have to tell us about blood? What are the health conditions that may arise when the normal aspects of blood is deranged? How can they be managed? What exactly is 'bad blood' or 'raktha-dooshyam' that everyone is talking about? This articles answers all these questions and many more..Read on to Find Out..(Malayalam)

14 Jun 2020 by Dr. Sreedarshan K. S.

Good Food and Ayurveda

What to add when Boiling Water

Drink only boiled water. But is it enough to just boil the water? Are there any drugs with which water can be boiled? Does boiling with certain drugs increase our immunity? Is it wise to drink water boiled with the same drug in all seasons? Do the drugs prescribed for boiling the water have any side effects? What are the possible adulterants used in the market? Can we control our diseases by drinking water boiled with drugs which are used in these diseases? Well all the answers are provided beautifully in this article. By practicing the measures listed below we can lead a healthy life. (Malayalam)

13 Jun 2020 by Dr. Soumia Ajith

Good Food and Ayurveda

Food for Health

How often do we scrutinize the food we eat? What is our prime concern when we select a food to eat? Very often we choose ones that please our senses and discard its effect on the whole body and eventually pay the price. Ayurveda sets a flexible yet strict set of rules for selecting what we eat. In the midst of rising concerns over lifestyle diseases, Ayurveda's thoughts on this topic are gaining global popularity..When the world is looking for good food solutions in Ayurveda, shouldn't we too?

11 Jun 2020 by Dr. Daya C.



During this lockdown due to lack of exercise or work, many of us are gaining weight and thus we have to deal with pot belly. In this era, where everyone tries to be fit and healthy, many people may find it difficult to reduce this excess fat or may have failed miserably in doing so. This article is for all of them.

11 Jun 2020 by Dr. Susha O. V.

Women's Health & Ayurveda

Simple Tips for Healthy Periods

Most of us tend to go on with our lives and manage our health only when it is not keeping well. Periods or menstruation is not an illness. It is a normal bodily process. Like all other phenomena in our body, this too may go out of balance. But did you know that many things that we do on regular days have a big say on how our periods can be? Well, here is an article which has plenty of take home messages to not just manage your health during periods but also prepare well on regular days to have periods totally devoid of health issues as it normally should be. (Malayalam)

10 Jun 2020 by Dr. Jeena Aravind U.

Kids, Teens and Ayurveda

Teenage: Problems and Solutions

They say childhood is the most beautiful phase of our life. So the problems of childhood also need special attention. In this article the author has beautifully and boldly addressed this issue. This work deals mainly on the physiological changes in adolescence period, influence of alcohol and other drugs during childhood and all the psychological behaviour and changes happening in this period. It also deals with the much talked and discussed mobile usage among the children and the solutions for all these. This article is a must read for children and as well as their parents. (Malayalam)

10 Jun 2020 by Dr. Thushara Suresh Kumar

Good Food and Ayurveda

Aerated Drinks: Health Hazards and Ayurveda Alternatives

Colas and aerated drinks occupy an inevitable space in each of our refrigerators. Weekend parties are incomplete without the fizz of an aerated drink. But, what if you come to know that 1,84,000 of deaths every year around the globe is attributed to aerated drinks. That is the bitter reality of the sweet bubbly drinks. To know more about the topic, read Dr Jithin Paul’s article on it.

09 Jun 2020 by Dr. Jithin Namala

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Brain Tumour and Ayurveda Management

June 8 is observed as World Brain Tumour Day. This article throws light on the brain tumours, its types, diagnosis and fatality. The author elucidates its ayurvedic view. How well can ayurveda manage this deadly disease and how can we prevent it.

08 Jun 2020 by Dr. Rajagopal K.

Beauty Care and Ayurveda

Lining the Eyes with the Goodness of Ayurveda

If something is hurled even at your general direction, the first instinct is to cover your eyes. Not your nose, mouth or ears..your body's priority is the eyes! But how much care are we giving our eyes? Collyriums or the practice of applying kaajal or soot over the eyelid ridges are not just beauty practices. They double up as a protective and health improving practice as well. So here is an article detailing on the Ayurveda practice of anjana. This will not only enhance your eyes' beauty but will also help your eyes so for a long time to come.

08 Jun 2020 by Dr. Muhammed Nissam


Ayurveda and Pandemics: Overcoming the Limitations of the Past

"Oh! Everyone is talking about Ayurveda and its efficacy in pandemics now! Well, if Ayurveda was around for so long, then why has it not stopped all the pandemics in the past? Is pandemic even mentioned in Ayurveda? Is Ayurveda capable in this modern world to manage pandemics?" Well, here is an article that will answer not just these doubts but will also give a good perspective on how well Ayurveda can manage a pandemic today.

06 Jun 2020 by Dr. Nair Ashwati Unnikrishnan

Fundamentals of Ayurveda

The Branches of Ayurveda

"Ashtaanga". You might have seen this term in Ayurveda articles or clinics or pamphlets. If you go to a Ayurveda Hospital, you may have observed that the departments are having strange names and that too in Sanskrit. Well here is a decryption. This article details on the concept of the eight clinical branches in Ayurveda, why are they named so and how does each one of them work.

06 Jun 2020 by Dr. Sarika Menon


Infertility and Impatience

Infertility is not a new condition. Irrespective of the gender, couples have been tormented with infertility, a stressful condition since dawn of history. Today, it is a prevalent problem affecting about 10-12% of couple worldwide. But have you ever thought about the reason behind the rapid escalation of infertility cases lately? Is age a factor that influences fertility? While the medical discourse of infertility is dominant, its mental-emotional, socio-cultural aspects are still a part of this condition. This article is a revelation on the modern day challenges to fertility and how a confident and patient mind supported by Ayurveda can plant new seeds of joy in our fertile lives..(Malayalam)

04 Jun 2020 by Dr. Vaheeda Rehman A


Welcome the Monsoons without the Fever Scare

Normally, monsoon breaks like clockwork in Kerala. Most often, it coincides with the very day when schools reopen after the summer holidays. The sudden rise in fevers and illnesses also come up during this time, again, like a clockwork. We all want the rains, but certainly not the sickness that may come along with it. Did you know that preparing yourself for an upcoming season can safeguard you from seasonal illnesses? This is exactly what seasonal regimen or 'rithucharya' in Ayurveda is all about. Want to know how to prepare for the rains after a scorching summer? Read this article..(Malayalam)

04 Jun 2020 by Dr. Muhammed Safeer

Fundamentals of Ayurveda

Medicines Matter. The Time of Taking them Matters More!

Taking medicines is important. But even more crucial is the right time of taking them. Your doctor may have given very precise instructions on when to take them. But out of ignorance, forgetfulness or even nonchalance, many of us overlook them. This article throws light on what are the specific times for taking Ayurveda medicines and why are they so important.

03 Jun 2020 by Aiswarya T. S.

Ayurveda Recipes

Ragi Idli

Ragi is full of surprises. It is not just a rich source of iron but also has Vitamin B12 in it which helps iron absorption as well! There are things that make it even more surprising and wholesome..Also, Ragi Iddali is a great way to take these surprises all the way into the body..Go on and make some! (Malayalam)

02 Jun 2020 by Dr. Shamna Mole C. E.


Castor Oil: Not a Mere Purgative

Yes, castor oil..its taste is disgusting and the smell is nauseating. People often cringe when it is prescribed. On the flip side, many people take it without any consideration believing that it is a safe purgative. This article will prove you all wrong. Castor oil is much more powerful that we think and we ought to have it when prescribed and should also stop using it without the advise of an Ayurveda Physician. (Malayalam)