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CHURNAMS

CHURNAMS

by Kottakkal Support November 10, 2019

The Traditional Formulations

Churnams are single dravyas that are finely ground and strained through a fine sieve. The result is a fine light powder that easily absorbs. Single churnams are combined to make traditional formulations. Churnams are the main components for kashayas, kwathams, arishtams, lehams, oils, and ghritams. Some churnams are produced for internal use while others are for external use only. There are five aqueous extracts known as the pañca kaṣāya.

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Herbal Oils, the Heart of Ayurveda

Herbal Oils, the Heart of Ayurveda

by Kottakkal Support November 02, 2019

The application of herbal oil is the heart of Ayurvedic treatment. Oiling the body is a great way to keep the skin soft, supple and beautiful. Herbal oil massage offers great benefits; it normalizes vata and pitta, increases immunity, strengthens bones and muscles, nourishes skin cells, increases longevity, improves the quality of vision, speech, and sleep. It is simply anti-aging.  

Arya Vaidya Sala (AVS) classical Ayurvedic oils are made from sesame, coconut, castor or mustard oil

  •  Sesame oil normalizes vata and kapha
  • Coconut oil normalizes pitta, increases kapha
  • Castor oil normalizes vata, increases pitta
  • Mustard oil normalizes vata and kapha, increases pitta

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Two Powerful Rasayanas, Chyavanaprasam and Brahma Rasayanam

Two Powerful Rasayanas, Chyavanaprasam and Brahma Rasayanam

by Kottakkal Support October 26, 2019

Rasayana therapy enriches rasa with nutrients to help one attain longevity, memory, intelligence, health, youthfulness, the excellence of luster, complexion and voice, optimum development of the physique and sense organs, mastery over phonetics, respectability, and brilliance.

Chyavanaprasam builds strength, immunity and rejuvenates. 

Brahma Rasayana improves intelligence, memory, immune power, and bad cholesterol. 

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Pañcakarma Five Liter (5000ml) Oils

Pañcakarma Five Liter (5000ml) Oils

by Kottakkal Support October 20, 2019

We offer classical Ayurvedic oils in convenient five-liter (5000 ml) cartons. The 5000 ml cartons offer a savings of 45% over the 200 ml single bottles. Our oils are manufactured by Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal, India.

AVS began 117-years ago as a Charitable Institution engaged in the practice and propagation of Ayurveda. AVS manufactures 530 classical Ayurvedic medicines and offers authentic Ayurvedic treatments and therapies to patients all over India and the world. Learn more about AVS

 

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GHRITAMS

GHRITAMS

by Kottakkal Support October 19, 2019

Ayurveda recognizes four types of fats; ghrita (ghee), oil (sesame), vasa (muscle), and majjā (marrow). The unique properties of ghrita stay intact, even when combined with herbs of differing qualities does not lose its own qualities. Ghrita alleviates pitta and vata and is beneficial for rasa, shukra and oja. It provides relief from burning sensation, softens the tissues, improves voice and complexion. 

In all types of jīrṇa jwara (chronic fever), the internal use of Ghritams is recommended. Ghrita pacifies vata by its unctuousness, pitta by its coldness, and kapha when combined with kapha pacifying herbs.

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ARISHTAS AND ASAVAS

ARISHTAS AND ASAVAS

by Kottakkal Support October 12, 2019

Arishtas and Asavas are medicinal herbs processed by fermentation. In general, Arishtas are dried herbs decocted in boiling water and Asavas are fresh herbs decocted in lukewarm or cold water, both are fermented with either jaggery, sugar or honey. The fermentation generates 5 – 10% alcohol which acts as a medium extracting the deeper quality of the herbs. They are very therapeutic and have been safely utilized by Ayurveda for as many as 5000 years.    

There are many benefits to taking Arishtas and Asavas

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Bhasmas

BHASMAS

by Kottakkal Support October 06, 2019

As per Wikipedia

Bhasma [1] in Ayurveda has been defined as a substance obtained by calcination.

Bhasma (residue after incineration – calcined preparation) and pishti (powdered gem or metal) are used with herbs for the treatment of critical ailments as a medicinal preparation in Ayurveda and to some extent Unani (both Indian branches of medical science using natural curative methods). The procedures for preparing these medicines are time-consuming and complicated.

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HEALTH SUPPORT FOR BUSY WORKING PEOPLE

HEALTH SUPPORT FOR BUSY WORKING PEOPLE

by Kottakkal Support September 25, 2019

Convenient, "easy to use" tablets, granules, syrups, and gels for many common ailments. 

  • Pain relief
  • Skin Support
  • Digestive support
  • Reproductive support
  • Respiratory support 

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AYURVEDIC KWATHAM V/S KASHAYAM

AYURVEDIC KWATHAM V/S KASHAYAM

by Kottakkal Support September 16, 2019

AYURVEDIC KWATHAM V/S KASHAYAM

Kashayam is the most widely used Ayurvedic herbal remedy and commonly prescribed by many Ayurvedic doctors. These are herbal decoctions; the herbs water-soluble active ingredients are extracted into simmering water. Water-soluble herbs are more easily absorbed by the intestines, this allows for quick action bringing about the desired effect. 

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