Continues to add Feathers to its Loaded Cap
Ayurveda and Ashwagandha alliterate well. No wonder Ashwagandha enjoys its pride of place in Ayurveda. Used by the native populations since time immemorial, it is reputed for its restorative powers. Ashwagandha literally means “the smell of a horse.” It is supposed to impart the vigour and strength of a stallion and has been traditionally prescribed to help people strengthen their immune system post-illness. It is often referred to as “Indian ginseng” because of its rejuvenating properties (although botanically, ginseng and Ashwagandha are unrelated). In addition, Ashwagandha is also used to enhance sexual potency in both men and women.
Belonging to the same family as the tomato, Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is a plump shrub with oval leaves and yellow flowers. It bears red berries about the size of a grape. Its specific name somnifera, also tells us something about its sleep-inducing, relaxing and calming properties that boosts energy by seeding deeper rest. The herb is native to the dry regions of India, northern Africa, and the Middle East, but today is also grown in more mild climates, including in the United States.
The scientific literature on Ashwagandha mentions the following benefits:
· Supports sustained energy levels, strength and vitality including physical activity.
· Reduces anxiety and depression without causing drowsiness
· Improves learning, memory and reaction time
· Confers immune system protection
· Offers anti-inflammatory benefits
· Reduces brain-cell degeneration
· Promotes respiratory health
· Combats the effects of stress
· Stabilizes blood sugar
· Has rejuvenative nature
Yet another research throws light on the role of
Ashwagandha in the management of COVID-19 . In a particular study, it was observed that men with symptomatic COVID-19, with low testosterone, were more
likely to become severely ill and die from the disease. This study
was carried out in Milan during the
first wave of coronavirus in 2020 and the findings were presented at the European Association of Urology congress, EAU21, July 8-12.2021. It is widely known that
Ashwagandha boosts testosterone levels, and therefore, it is highly recommended
in the treatment of COVID-19.
In nutshell, Ashwagandha is: बल्या रसायनी तिक्ता क्षयापहातिशुक्रला !!
Did our ancient seers know that Ayurveda will be “talk of the world” in 2021? The answer is surely, a resounding yes!! Our ancient seers very confidently talked about ever-modern nature of Ayurveda. The ancient seers were very confident about the soundness of the principles of Ayurveda. According to Ayurveda, the human body is a miniature universe! The concept of TRIDOSHA, i.e. of Vata, Pitta and Kapha, which are the functional elements of the body, is based on the Wind, the Sun, and the Moon respectively! Eternal nature of the Wind, the Sun and the Moon ensures the eternity of Ayurveda!! According to Ayurveda, strong defence system is the strong and sound balance of Tridosha, the functional elements of the body.
For millennia, Ayurveda evolved through a process of scientific enquiry involving communities and societies. The scientific knowledge was created by an interchange of information between patients, physicians and researchers. Teachers would pass their wisdom, updated with this scientific inquiry and application of their own learnings to their students in an interactive manner, through what was called as the Guru-Shishya tradition. There are no limitations to the knowledge of Ayurveda, continuous growth is its nature. Also, there is no limit for knowing the Science of Ayurveda. Various Tadvidya Sambhasha, Scientific conferences are described in Charaka Samhita, the ancient book of Ayurveda.
We realize the importance of Ayurveda, when we hear about the Nobel Prizes in Medicine or Physiology awarded in the current decade. From 2015 to 2020, all Nobel Prizes, confirm the authenticity of some or other basic Ayurveda principle, be it of fasting or Circadian Rhythm!
Globally, the world is in favour of Ayurveda, the most ancient Health Science now enjoys unprecedented world patronage. We should strive the most so that Ayurveda gets its rightful place as a mainstream medicinal system.
Our beloved Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi said, ‘Ayurveda could rightly be described as a holistic human science. The current situation presents a right time for traditional medicine to become even more popular globally’, while inaugurating the fourth edition of the Global Ayurveda Festival 2021. Here, he was referring to the current situation of CORONA pandemic. Corona pandemic has underlined the importance of strong defense mechanisms, strong immunity.
It is necessary that scientific communities reach out to Translational Knowledge Systems available locally. Let us all work towards our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of 'Vocal for local should become mantra for every Indian!!
By being vocal about Ayurveda, we make it “GLOBAL”, the rightful status it deserves.
Sandu Dadimavaleha , Indigestion Related To Diarhhoea & Dysentery
Ahara (diet), Nidra (sleep) and Brahmacarya (abstinence) are recognized as the three pillars, essential for the smooth running of life. Ayurveda has given minute detailed explanation of types of food (Ahar), right way and quantity of consuming food, also properties of each and every cereals, vegetables and fruits. Fruits are a must to meet the required amount of vitamins and minerals in the body. Some fruits and vegetables are fulfilled with so many medicinal properties, so these vegetables and fruits should be consumed by everyone. Pomegranate is one of them. It is described as Dadima in Ayurvedic text. Sandu Pharmaceuticals Dadimavaleha, a very popular and tasty health tonic.
Dadima is the main ingredient of Sandu Dadimavaleha. It balances all the three doshas Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Sandu Dadimavaleha is best ayurvedic medicine for nausea and vomiting. It relieves excessive thirst and burning sensation. Sandu Dadimavaleha contains Jaiphal, Dadim (pomegranate) & Jaiphal both are astringent, so Sandu Dadimavaleha helps to stop loose motions in many diseases.
Sandu Dadimavaleha is very good tonic to reduce fatigue after diarrhoe and dysentery and improves appetite associated with. Other ingredients like Shunthi, Marich, Dalchini in Sandu Dadimavaleha act as dipan & pachan. Sandu Dadimavaleha enhances absorption of iron from food, thus benefits in iron deficiency anemia, hence Sandu Dadimavaleha is the best ayurvedic medicine for raising hemoglobin. It improves blood circulation and helps to overcome weakness & fatigue. Therefor useful in menstruating women like a tonic to overcome effects of weakness. Sandu Dadimavaleha is good for heart. It improves immunity and body strength by improving generation of good quality of blood componenets. Sandu Dadimavaleha is very tasty, so it can be easily consumed by children, adults as well by pregnant women. 2 teaspoonful Sandu Dadimavaleha 2 to 3 times daily should be consumed by everyone for best results.
Keshita, Best Ayurvedic Hair Oil For Your Weekly Hair Care Routine
Every woman dreams for long, black & beautiful hair. Because healthy hair is the most noticeable part of a beauty. Not only women but men also wish for healthy black hair for their attractive appearance. But in today's cosmetic world, many people are facing hair related problems. Unhealthy diet, stress, sleeping at late night, excessive use of hair styling equipments, use of chemical based shampoos and cosmetics and pollution are important reasons for causing hair problems. Hair fall, premature graying of hair, split hair, dull hair, dandruff, early baldness in males etc are very commonly seen problems in each age group nowadays. For beautiful and healthy hair one should take proper hair care with regular oil massage.
Keshita (Sandu Mahabhringraj oil) is best ayurvedic hair oil for healthy and long hair. Sandu Keshita contains Bhringraj as a main ingredient along with Jatamanasi, mehendi, Amalaki and other herbs beneficial for hair. The base of Sandu Keshita is coconut oil, known natural oil for benefits to hair and scalp. Regular use of Keshita (Sandu Mahabhrungraj oil) strengthens hair follicles & strands, arrests thinning of hair, confers long, silky hair. Keshita (Sandu Mahabhringaraj oil) is very beneficial for hair loss & alopecia (baldness). It serves as hair cleanser, helps in premature graying of hair, split hair.
Keshita (Sandu Mahabhringaraj oil) is best ayurvedic oil for hair growth. Massaging scalp with Keshita (Mahabhringaraj Taila) nourishes scalp, reduces dandruff and relieves itching. Keshita (Sandu Mahabhrigaraj oil) restores shine, texture and smoothness of hair. Massage with Keshita (Sandu Mahabhringaraj oil) exerts calming effect and promotes sound sleep.
Stay away from common cold, flu and seasonal ailments with Sandu Mahasudarshan kadha
To fight against epidemics, pandemics like COVID19, swine flu, malaria basic thing we need to do is increase our own immunity. Though a healthy balanced diet with vegetables, sprouts, fruits etc.,it is not enough to build our immunity. An immunity booster is equally essential.Medicines which includes herbs like Kiratatikta (Swertia chirayita) is great immunity booster. The literal meaning of Kiratatikta is, “utterly bitter”. Kiratatikta not only boosts immunity but also helps our system withstand the extreme heat of summer season.
Sandu Pharmaceutical has classical, unique and very effective formulation “Sandu Mahasudarshan Kadha”.It has all benefits of Kiratatikta (Swertia chirayita ) and also contains other ingredients like Haridra ( Turmeric), Daruharidra, Yashtimadhu, Bala, Kantakari, Vidari, , Kachora, Sunth etc.
With a perfect blend of herbs, Sandu Mahasudarshan Kadha helps boost immunity and prepare the body to fight against viral infections. It also helps person’s suffering from common cold like symptoms.
Kiratatikta, Turmeric, Guduchi, pimpalimool, Yashtimadhu, Nimb, Shevga beej, Bala, Ashwagandha, Vidari which are contents of the Sandu Mahasudarshan Kadha help in increasing the bodies immunity fight against invaders and seasonal ailments.
Kutki, Haritaki, Amalaki aid in bowel movements while Sunth, Marich, Pippali, Lavang, Dalchini, Tamalpatra, Chitrak, Chyavyak, Jaipatri help in increasing one’s appetite and effectively clear cold.Ringani, Bharangimool, Padmakashth, Haridra, Daruharidra Yashtimadhu aid in reducing cough and throat irritation.Kamal, Chandan, Kiratatikta, Vala, Guduchi helps in keeping body cool while the temperatures outside rise.
Sandu Mahasudarshan Kadha is to be used in through all age groups i.e. children, young, adult and old age people irrespective of gender.
Makarprash, The Immunity Powerhouse
Our immunity and good nutritive diet has direct connection. Not only in modern science has now endorsed it, but Ayurveda, the ancient medicinal science also explains the importance of food. According to Ayurveda food is responsible for confering good health but is responsible for generation of diseases, when not consumed in proper way. Low immunity due to any reason leads to various infectious diseases. For that along with good food Ayurveda recommends Rasayan chiktsa ( Ayurved Tonics) for good immunity.
Sandu Makarprash is one of the most popularly recomended tonic by many vaidyas as a tonic. Makarprash is prepared from immunity booster herbs like Amalaki, Guduchi, Ashwagandha, Shatavari, Kamal, Vidarikanda, etc. It also contains Makardhwaj [ processed with gold], Lakshmivilas Ras [with Gold] & pure cow ghee. All theses herbs are useful for maintenance of well being & in fact rejuvenating the person. Recurrent cold, cough, fever, throat infections and other similar symptoms, are commonly seen in any viral infection. Regular use of Makarprash surely helps to prevent from theses problems by improving immunity in a person. Lakshmivilas Ras in Makarprash helps to reduce symptoms of cold, cough, rhinitis & other respiratory symptoms. Makarprash gives strength to the lungs as well as beneficial for robust functioning, thus improving respiratory systems. Suvarnabhavit Makardhwaj in Makarprash improves immunity & prevents from recurrent diseases along with nourishing the body. Makarprash contains Mauktika bhasma, which is a natural source of calcium, hence it gives strength to bones & teeth. Makarprash is proven beneficial to maintain skin soft & smooth as it contains pure cow ghee, so moisture of the skin remains maintained.
Makarprash improves our immunity, prevents from recurrent diseases attacks, nourishes all seven dhatus & thus improves general health of person. Makarprash taste is accpeted even by children & so everyone should consume it for improving immunity with Ayurveda.