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Take off your shoes

Barefoot supports health

Spending time barefoot is actually a very healthy activity. Walking on the grass and feeling the sand between your toes helps to connect one’s body with the earth and massage the feet.

Some people have come to think that this is somewhat unhygienic yet up until a few hundred years ago, the majority of all people went barefoot and shoes were only

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Cannabis Trial – 1 dead – 5 critical

Does cannabis kill?

A Statement on the Reports Of A Death and Serious Illness from a Drug Trial of a Product Containing A Synthetic Cannabiniod.

According to local media reports, one man has been declared clinically dead and five others in a serious condition after a clinical trial conducted by a private laboratory in Rennes, in the west of France.

The test allegedly involved an

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Massage and the Importance of Touch

A fundamental necessity

Imagine; a relaxed far off dreamy feeling, a sense of languor. A delicious sense of relaxation and well-being achieved without drugs or alcohol. A dimensional space where there is nothing to do other than simply be… where you can experience and enjoy the pleasure of your body without any agenda.

In Western society, human touch is becoming more difficult, and yet

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Painful Menstruation

And massage

Massage for menstrual difficulties involves a detailed massage to the entire external genital region

As a massage therapist, people come with all manner of problems as there are few that cannot be helped through this gentle and natural healing art.

Massage heals be releasing the stress that impacts body systems and helps restore comfort and functionality. I could share many more of

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Garbhini Paricharya

The case files

Pregnancy Care

Pregnancy is one of the most important events in the life of every woman and ayurved has suggested a very good protocol for that, which is called garbhini paricharya. It has given a detailed description of ahar (nutrition), vihar (life style) and vichar (thought process) to be followed during pregnancy. According to ayurved, all these directly affect the mother

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Vardhakya Chikitsa

The case files

Preventive Measures for Senile Debility

Victor recently celebrated his 85th birthday. He leads a very active life and this is the reason why he is not bed ridden even at this age. The ayurvedic principle of life is, “be active and live long and healthy.”

Victor gets up at 5.00 a.m. sharp and goes for a walk in a nearby park. A

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Tamak Shwas-Chikitsa

The case files

Treatment of Osteoarthritis

Ms. Johns is seventy six years old and faces a lot of pain in her knee because of her sandhi vaat. Sandhi vaat means joint pain. This can occur due to several reasons ranging from osteoarthritis to rheumatic heart disease.

Ms. Johns is suffering from sandhi vaat. Cause of her sandhi vaat is osteoarthritis i.e. wear and tear of

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Jantu Pradurbhav Chikitsa

The case files

Treatment of Infections

In the era of ayurved, sciences such as pathology and bacteriology were not developed and those such as virology had not even been imagined. The microscope had not been invented either and thus, infections were described in terms of pitta-dushti (pitta=one of the basic body constituents, dushti=aggravation) or rakta-dushti (rakta=blood tissue). Antibiotics were unknown to ayurved but the principles

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Kesh Chikitsa

The case files

Treatment for Hair Loss

Ms. Amanda Keller is twenty-five years old. She came to me a month ago with a complaint of hair loss. She said that she had been experiencing hair loss for no apparent reason since the past one year. She tried a variety of different shampoos and conditioners and also sought advice from a beautician over a considerable period

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Atisar Chikitsa

The case files

Treatment of Diarrhoea

Mrs. Kelly visited my clinic with her child, Chris. She explained that her child had been suffering from loose motions since that morning and had passed stools eight times already. During the customary medical history, she mentioned that Chris is four years old and has been suffering from repeated loose motions since birth. He falls sick, six to seven

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