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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

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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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    Healing Skin Diseases With Ayurveda

    Healing Skin Diseases With Ayurveda

    by Kottakkal Support March 30, 2018

    According to Ayurveda, there are 18 types of skin diseases, called Kushtas. These skin diseases are caused by all of the Doshas being imbalanced. One of the 18 types of skin diseases is called Kapala. It is caused predominantly by an increase in Vata Dosha.

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    Caring For Your Skin In Winter With Ayurveda

    Caring For Your Skin In Winter With Ayurveda

    by Dr. Vandana Baranwal December 22, 2017

    There are many different types of oil that are most beneficial depending on the recipient's state of balance or imbalance. Just live right now on our shop, we have 56 different oils to choose from! So how do you choose? Luckily, one of our affiliated Ayurvedic practitioners, Vandana Baranwal, put together a quick guide so you can choose an oil on your own. 

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    Ayurvedic Self-Massage: A Little Bit of Loving

    Ayurvedic Self-Massage: A Little Bit of Loving

    by Kottakkal Support July 17, 2017

    Ayurvedic self massage (abhyanga) with warmed, herbal oil is an excellent way to get in touch with your body and mind. It gives you time to check in with yourself and find areas that need special attention. Besides leaving you feeling warm, cared for and refreshed, abhyanga soothes your nervous and endocrine systems, rejuvenates your skin, tones muscles, eliminates impurities, promotes youthfulness, reduces the effects of stress, is relaxing and just feels terrific. Overall it's wonderful!

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    Sneh Kalpana: Preparation & Use of Medicated Oil & Ghritam in Ayurveda

    Sneh Kalpana: Preparation & Use of Medicated Oil & Ghritam in Ayurveda

    by Dr. Vandana Baranwal June 19, 2017

    In Ayurveda, medicated oils and ghritam (medicated ghee) are prepared using specific processes and principles described in detail in the classical Ayurvedic texts. These remedies are used by Ayurvedic physicians for many kinds of disorders affecting the different systems of the human body.

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    Chitraka Asavam Product Highlight

    Chitraka Asavam Product Highlight

    by Kate Lewin August 30, 2016

    Chitraka Asavam is a liquid Ayurvedic medicine used often in the healing process of many different diseases, especially piles, inflammation and digestive problems. It is considered one of the most powerful digestive and carminative remedies used in Ayurveda. It is also used to help treat leucoderma, psoriasis, hemorrhoids, dermatitis and anemia, and is used to aid in healthy weight loss. It is a well-rounded formula that we make according to the classical Ayurvedic texts. Read the rest of this article to find out more about Chitraka Asavam and dosages for different diseases. 

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    Healing Constipation with Ayurveda for Practitioners: Practices & Remedies

    Healing Constipation with Ayurveda for Practitioners: Practices & Remedies

    by Kate Lewin August 14, 2016

    Constipation is a major problem in modern society. With a diet that is commonly made up of refined and processed food and a stressful lifestyle that promotes being constantly on-the-go, many people think that having a bowel movement every couple of days, experiencing difficulty eliminating and feeling that a bowel movement is incomplete is not an issue. But constipation is a major contributor to many other diseases and disorders. This article, geared toward Ayurvedic doctors and practitioners, describes the definition of constipation as well as practices and specific herbal remedies for different types and severity of indigestion. Click the link to read more!  

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    Ayyappala Coconut Skin Oil Highlight

    Ayyappala Coconut Skin Oil Highlight

    by Kate Lewin August 09, 2016

    Overall Ayyappala Coconut Skin Oil has these three powerhouse ingredients that are TriDoshic along and together are especially Pitta and Kapha-pacifying. The more severe the condition, the more often this oil should be used for abhyanga. For Pitta and Vata type people, leave the oil on for one hour. For Kapha people, leave it on for half an hour. Read more about this incredible Ayurvedic oil! 

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