Brushing – Daily regimen in Ayurveda

Dantadhavana (Brushing)      The Charaka Samhita says, “The dirt which is collected at the root of the tongue creates obstructions in respiration and produces a foul smell, hence one should scrape the tongue.” Oral hygiene is inevitable for the maintenance of Proper health.Brushing of teeth helps to eliminate bad odor. Inability to perceive taste and sludge deposited...

Wakeup Early – Daily Regimen in Ayurveda

    Brahma Muhurtha     Daily Regimen mentioned in Ayurveda starts with Brahma Muhrutha.Brahma Muhurtha refers to particular early time which is best for waking up. Every one should wakeup by that time. It gives energy, intellect, Immunity, and Good health to us.   Eventhough it is difficult to wake up early this is very important and everyone should follow...

Gandusha – Oral caring in Ayurveda

Gandusha - Oral caring in Ayurveda       Oil Pulling or Gandusha is one of the morning regimen   This Ayurveda method involves Mouth completely filled with appropriate oil or liquid and kept without movement.   METHOD Gandusha should be done with concentration.Liquid should be kept in the mouth till before eye starts watering. Everyday Gandusha is ideally done with oil or meat soup.   Note: Here there should...


TONGUE CLEANING         Tongue should be done with an instrument which is smooth and soft. It is better to use instrument made of silver, gold,iron.   BENEFITS     It removes bad taste,odour of mouth,cures oedema,stiffness of tongue and gives taste. Gargling with oil strengthens the teeth. It removes the impurities of tongue. Cleans the coatings over the tongue till the root of the tongue.     For...

ANJANA – Collyrium

ANJANA - Collyrium     Eye is the most important among all the senses. So to protect it one should apply anjana (Collyrium) everyday. It is one of the important method explained in Ayurveda for the caring of eyes.   Types According to charaka Sauviranjana and rasanjana According to susrutha Prasadana,lekhana,ropana Depending on the form of medicine used Gutikanjana, Rasanjana, Churnanjana Depending on action Mridu and tikshna   Time...

Kavala – Oil Pulling Explained in Ayurveda

KAVALA The material used moves easily in mouth. According to Sharangadhara - Medicated pastes are used for the purpose of kavala. Types Snaihika- Vata Prasadi- Pitta Shodhana- Kapha Ropana- Vrana Method of practice is same as Gandusha,the only difference is that the amount is less in kavala.Benefits are also similar to gargling.

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