The Use of Metals & Minerals in Ayurvedic and Siddha Medicine

Extreme opinions exist about the use of metals & minerals in Indian Traditional Medicine namely Ayurveda and Siddha Medicine.Very often analytical laboratories publish news articles about the existence of heavy metals such as lead and arsenic in well known Ayurvedic formulations such as Chyavanprash. The interesting factor is that the classical preparation of Chyavanprash does […]

Methods for Making Ayurvedic Preparations

Different pharmaceutical processes are used to make Ayurvedic remedies. The most important forms are: Juice Power Decoction Paste Infusion Cold Infusion Milk Preparation Linctus or Jam Medicated Oil and Ghee Alcoholic Preparations Pills or Tablets Scale Preparations Medicines Prepared by Sublimation Collyrium These different methods or processes for making Ayurvedic preparations are discussed in detail […]

The Best Ayurvedic Remedies for Common Ailments

There are many Ayurvedic medicines that can treat a variety of ailments, but there are however some medicines that are most beneficial for certain conditions. These are invariably kept in view by the Ayurvedic physicians while prescribing medicines for patients. They are as follows: