November 2016
Ayurvedic Treatment of Obesity Print
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Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat accumulates to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and or increased health problems.

People are considered obese when their body mass index (BMI), a measurement obtained by dividing a person's weight in kilograms by the square of the person's height in metres, exceeds 30 kg/m2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kayakalp with Shankhaprakshalana Print
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Shankhaprakshalana is the yogic way of purification. The word Shankhaprakshalana comes with two words shankha means conch and prakshalana means to wash. Here the word conch means our digestive track. Our digestive system looks like the folds of conch. Shankhaprakshalana process brings true transformation of the body and mind. Nothing is better than water to purify the body. Our yogacharyas used water in different ways like Jal neti, vamana dhoti, Basti etc to purify the body and the mind.

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Ayurvedic Management of Blemishes Print
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Blemishes are characterized by brown patches of face, usually found on either side of the nose that occurs most often in women. It is more commonly seen in the people of fair complexion but can also occur in dark complexion people. It is influenced by hormonal changes, hence found during puberty, during pregnancy, in people with hormone replacement therapy and by using oral contraceptive pills. It is triggered or worsened by sun exposure. So blemishes are patches that is influenced by hormones usually found in people with fair complexion.

 

 

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Helath Benefits of Jamun Print
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Jamun is an evergreen tall tree which is indigenous to India. Its Latin name is Syzygium cumini. It is also known as jambuphal, raj jambul, nandi and surabhi patra. It requires dry weather at the time of flowering and fruit setting whereas the early rains are beneficial for better growth, development and ripening of fruit. Its fruit is also called Indian blackberry and is a popular seasonal fruit in India. Its deep purple colour and striking sweet, sour taste is one of the reasons the fruit is relished by everyone. The fruit is often oblong and has a deep purple to bluish colour. The pulp of the fruit is grey or pink and has a seed in the centre. In addition to its taste, it is also is loaded with nutrients that collectively work toward improving health.

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Ayurvedic Treatment of Fatty Liver Print
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Liver is the second largest organ in the human body which performs multiple critical functions to keep the body pure of toxins and harmful substances. An average adult liver weighs about three pounds. It receives about 1.4 liters of blood every minute.

Liver produces bile, a substance needed to digest fats. It break up fat so that it can be absorbed more easily in the small intestine. Bile produced by the liver is stored in a pocket like hollow organ called gall bladder.

 

 

 

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Ayurvedic Hurbs for Heart Print
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Heart is a vital organ in the body, hence any disease affecting this organ is of a serious concern. According to ayurveda, a holistic approach to heart health is required to nourish the emotional heart as well as the physical heart. Ayurveda treats the disease but mainly it concentrates on prevention of diseases with appropriate diet & life style. For last few decades heart disease is a threatening problems not only in India but in whole world and it is increasing rapidly and allopathy doesn’t have satisfactory treatment for such life threatening conditions.

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Walking The basic Human Movement Print
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The human body is made to walk. Comparatively speaking, human beings have one of the most efficient mechanisms for walking in the entire animal kingdom. The walking mechanism in humans is essentially similar to the principle of a pendulum; you place one foot forward and the other foot follows automatically. It is one of the most basic and beneficial functions of the human body, as it is the most important factor for human survival. There have been so many studies that prove that humans should be walking everyday to maintain the proper functioning of all the bodily functions.

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Bilwa Lord Shiva's Favorite Fruit for Health Print
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Bilwa is a perennial tree which grows in arid climate. It is native to India, and is presently found throughout the Southeast Asia. It is widely cultivated in Thailand, Sri Lanka and other regions of the southern Asia. In India, it is considered as sacred fruit, and is also used traditionally as a medicine, home remedy, for ritual purposes etc since 2000 BC. Every part of this plant i.e. root, leaves, seeds and the fruit are usable for medicinal purposes because of its high level of nutritional values.

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Ayurvedic Treatment of Heart Diseases Print
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Heart is most vital muscular organ of the body. It is of the size of a fist of a person and measures about 5” in length 3.5” in breadth and 2.5” in thickness. It weights between 250-350 gms.
Its function in the body is to pump and supply oxygen, nutrients, enzymes and hormones through blood to whole of the body and take out carbondioxide, and other waste products from body through concerned organs. It keeps on beating i.e. contracting and relaxing right from birth to last breath of life, day and night and never takes rest. We may sleep but it keeps on working.

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Ayurvedic Hurbs for Excessive Menstrual Bleeding Print
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Menstruation is the important monthly event in the life of a woman. Normally it occurs after 28days, without pain & persists for 5-7 days, with adequate bleeding and not affecting the working capacity of a female. This is the normal pattern of menstruation. Any menstrual bleeding not fulfilling this criteria comes under the menstrual irregularities. These menstrual irregularities may be present either as scanty flow or increased flow during the periods. There may be variation in the cycle length either reduced or prolonged or the duration of bleeding may be more than seven days.

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Ayurvedic Management of Hypothyroidism Print
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To know about hypothyroidism, it is important to understand the word “thyroid” first. The thyroid is basically a butterfly shaped gland located around windpipe right under the Larynx. This gland produces a T4 hormone which is made from Iodine and Tyrosine mainly referred to as T4. T4 is converted into T3 by organs such as the liver, kidney and spleen. These hormones tell cells in body to produce protein or increase oxygen usage. They also maintain metabolism as well as affect the growth and rate of function of other systems and organs. Thyroid also produces Calcitonin which stores excess calcium present in our bloodstream into bones and tells our body when we are no longer hungry.

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Yoga and Pranayama Improves Digestion Print
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If you have a poor appetite, burning in stomach, bloated stomach, fast heartbeats or excessive salivation then you may have a poorly functioning digestive system.

Yogic Cure to Improve Digestion

Yoga is ideal for improving the functioning of the digestive system. Regular practice overcomes problems related to the digestion and cures it permanently.

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Coconut Oil Dietary Fat for the Brain Print
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Major functions of the human body including, memory, alertness, emotions, inflammation and defenses are regulated by brain. The brain represents only two percent of the total body mass but controls all body. Human brain contains 60 percent fat constituents including cholesterol. Therefore to control the whole body more energy is required by our brain for various metabolic activities. Fatty acids in our dietary fats are the crucial components that determine your brain’s integrity and ability to perform. Technically, some dietary fats fundamental constituents are important for various brain functions like thinking, learning and memory abilities, as well as resisting or repairing brain damage. Dietary fats have many fat soluble vitamins which otherwise are not available in our diet.

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The Amazing Benefits of Mulberries for skin, Hair, Health Print
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The refreshingly succulent and tart Mulberries, often referred to as ‘Shahtoot’ in Hindi, ‘Kambali Pandu’ in Telugu, ‘Shetur’ in Gujarati, and ‘Shatut’ in Punjabi are delicious and nutritious berries that are enjoyed by people all over the world. Mulberries are produced by the Morus Alba Tree. It is a naturally sweet fruit that looks quite similar to a blackberry and tastes like a grapefruit. Mulberries are cultivated in the warmer regions of Asia, Africa and America. There are several varieties of Mulberries, which include red, black and blue varieties of the fruit. The Mulberry fruit is usually eaten in a dried form. It is a versatile fruit and can be easily integrated in various recipes.

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Chief Patron
Shri Punam Suri
President, DAV College Managing Committee,
New Delhi.

Patron
Dr. Ramesh Arya
Vice President, DAV College Managing Committee,
New Delhi.

Chief Editor
Dr. Raj Kumar Sharma
Asst. Director, Dayanand Ayurvedic College,
Jalandhar.
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Editor
Dr. Sanjeev Sood
Principal, Dayanand Ayurvedic College,
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