ABSTRACT :- Astavarga is the group of eight medicinal plants viz. Kakoli, kshirkakoli, jeevak, rishbhak, meda, mahameda, riddhi, vriddhi. Particularly found in North-West Himalaya in Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh between elevations of 1500-4000 m. Mostly used in Himalaya region for traditional medical purpose and also in traditional medical system in India (TMS). … Continue reading ASHTAVARGA



KASHAYA- It means distortion of the original form of Dravya and making it suitable for use. According to the Kashyapa Samhita, it is defined as :- कण्ठस्य कषणात् प्रायो रोगाणां वाSपि कषर्णात् । कषायशब्दः प्राधान्यात् सर्वयोगेषु कल्प्यते ।। It produces some kind of sensation in throat. (कण्ठस्य कषणात्)It helps in removing the diseases. (रोगाणां वाSपि … Continue reading PANCHAVIDHA KASHAYA KALPANA

Nidana Panchaka

INTRODUCTION :- Ayurveda has two basic functions, maintain health of the healthy and cure the disease of the unhealthy. स्वस्थस्य स्वास्थ्य रक्षणम् आतुरस्य विकारप्रशमनम च|. (च. सू.३०/२६) To cure the disease, first step is to diagnose the disease perfectly. रोगमादौ परीक्षेत ....|तत: कर्म भिषकपश्चात ज्ञानपूर्वंसमाचरेत| (च. सू.२०/२४) Nidan Panchaka is method of examination of the … Continue reading Nidana Panchaka

Kostha & Kosthanga

Introduction :- Before constructing a house for selves or transforming them into homes , we all should remember that we are all blessed with a beautiful home of our own immediately when the destiny plans that we are going to descend as tenants into the creation. That home is called  Physical home’.   The human … Continue reading Kostha & Kosthanga

Charaka Samhita Sutra Sthana Playlist

Charaka samhita being one among the Brihattrayee of Ayurveda, considered as the life line for the classical knowledge of Ayurveda, containing thousands of shlokas. Many of the students of Ayurveda finds it difficult to read or to pronounce the Samskrita words in the Shastra, so we have taken a small step which may help the … Continue reading Charaka Samhita Sutra Sthana Playlist