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Immunity and the Assessment of Ojas and Sara

Immunity and the Assessment of Ojas and Sara

by Kottakkal Support September 28, 2021

Ojas is the pure essence of sara, formed by the metabolism of the saptadhatu and specifically, shukra dhatu. Ojas has specific features, quantities, three stages of doshic vitiation and defined laksanas. The classical texts have outlined specific treatments for preserving ojas, which is key to good health.

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Gout: Managing Vatarakta With Ayurveda

Gout: Managing Vatarakta With Ayurveda

by Kottakkal Support September 14, 2021

Vatarakta also known as Vatasonita is caused by the vitiated vata dosha and rakta which impedes the gati (movement) of each other. This condition mainly affects people who are not physically active and indulge in factors that vitiate rakta. People of pitta prakriti are more prone to this condition. Vatarakta is a group of inflammatory disorders which include gouty arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, connective tissue disorders, inflammatory polyarthritis, vasculitis, etc.

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Satmya and Traditional Foods

Satmya and Traditional Foods

by Kottakkal Support August 24, 2021

Satmya is anything that offers a wholesome effect or comfort to a person. This is especially true for many cultural foods and practices found throughout the world. Satmya has a similar meaning to Upashaya, which means “pacifying factors”. Any food, lifestyle change, or therapy that offers a favorable outcome is an upashaya. Both are observed by the signs and symptoms of improvement which signifies relief or alleviation of disease. Understanding a person’s satmya is an integral part of preserving their health.

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Ayurvedic Management for Ear and Nose Disorders

Ayurvedic Management for Ear and Nose Disorders

by Kottakkal Support August 11, 2021

The most common disorders are Karnasula (ear pain) and Karnapranada (tinnitus). Both disorders are caused by the faulty movement of vayu through the ear, which is being occluded by the other two doshas pitta and/or kapha. The blocked movement of vayu causes ear pain and faulty sounds.

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Easy-to-Use Oils, Ghritams and Bhasmas: Strengthen and Rejuvenate with These Ayurvedic Products

Easy-to-Use Oils, Ghritams and Bhasmas: Strengthen and Rejuvenate with These Ayurvedic Products

by Kottakkal Support August 03, 2021

Do you want to strengthen your joints or experience an overall rejuvenation? Check out these Ayurvedic products that we offer! Learn more about five classical oils and ghritams known for strengthening bones, joints and nerves that come in soft gel capsules or gel and eight bhasmas known for rejuvenating.

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AVS New Generation Products: Time-Tested Classical Formulas

AVS New Generation Products: Time-Tested Classical Formulas

by Kottakkal Support July 27, 2021

AVS has manufactured a whole range of New Generation products which are formulated from one or two classical recipes and are based on time tested classical formulations. They are designed to relieve common disorders for easier understanding for everyone. They are also easy to carry and administer while away from home.

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Infertility

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Infertility

by Kottakkal Support July 20, 2021

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a common female reproductive challenge which involves a variety of symptoms, including irregular menstrual bleeding, abnormal menstrual cycles, lack of ovum production (anovulation), obesity, and insulin resistance. PCOS affects approximately 5- 12% of women and is one of the leading causes of female infertility.

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Parkinson's Disease (Kampa Vata) – An Ayurvedic Approach

Parkinson's Disease (Kampa Vata) – An Ayurvedic Approach

by Kottakkal Support July 06, 2021

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system and is the most common form of progressive neurodegenerative disorders. Although defined clinically as a movement disorder presenting with tremors, it can also involve a variety of non-motor symptoms, including autonomic, sensory, sleep, cognitive, and psychiatric disturbances.

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Madhumeha – Ayurvedic Pathogenesis of Diabetes Mellitus

Madhumeha – Ayurvedic Pathogenesis of Diabetes Mellitus

by Kottakkal Support June 29, 2021

Madhumeha is an Ayurvedic disorder very similar to Diabetes Mellitus. Ayurveda has grouped Madhumeha under one of the 20 Prameha urinary disorders. Madhumeha is considered primarily avata disorder, with kapha and pitta secondary. It manifests overtime, usually 3 – 5 years and very rarely manifests in a short timeframe. There are some exceptions like pregnancy, injury, surgery, psychological conditions, and infection that may cause faster onset.

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