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Holistic Hemorrhoid Care

Holistic Hemorrhoid Care

by Kottakkal Support March 04, 2021

Ayurveda calls hemorrhoids arsha. And there are three types of arsha, which are caused by imbalanced vata, pitta or kapha. Usually, arsha is caused by imbalance in all three dosas, but the predominant dosa determines the type.

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Ayurvedic Remedies for Amlapitta (Heartburn)

Ayurvedic Remedies for Amlapitta (Heartburn)

by Kottakkal Support March 02, 2021

Amlapitta is a similar disorder to what is commonly known as heartburn. Symptoms of amlapitta include indigestion, sour burping, regurgitation, a burning sensation in the throat and chest and tastelessness—sound familiar? The symptoms are caused by the backflow of stomach acids and bile moving into the esophagus. Continue reading for causes of amlapitta, the different types and proper Kottakkal products and treatments for relieving amlapitta.

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Managing High Blood Pressure with Ayurveda

Managing High Blood Pressure with Ayurveda

by Kottakkal Support February 25, 2021

Vata is the force that drives and motivates all movement in the body. It is responsible for all input and output of sensory and motor functions. Vata controls the functions of the mind, sense organs, and the higher process of thought and emotion.

The other two dosas pitta and kapha are dependent on vata for normal or abnormal movement.

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Ayurvedic Protocol for Pandu (Anemia)

Ayurvedic Protocol for Pandu (Anemia)

by Kottakkal Support February 23, 2021

Ayurveda has a similar disorder to anemia, called pandu. In Sanskrit, pandu means the skin appears pale white or yellow. This is because the complexion of the skin is maintained by rasa and rakta dhatu, while the texture is maintained by mamsa dhatu and unctuousness is maintained by meda dhatu.

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Balance Vata to Relieve Neck Pain

Balance Vata to Relieve Neck Pain

by Kottakkal Support February 18, 2021

Neck pain—we’ve probably all experienced it at some point. Strained muscles stemming from poor posture or awkward sleeping positions often cause it.

These issues are called cervical osteoarthritis (degeneration) or cervical spondylitis (inflammation). Ayurveda has a similar condition called greeva graham, which is described as neck stiffness, inflammation and pain.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Closer Look with Ayurveda

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Closer Look with Ayurveda

by Kottakkal Support February 16, 2021

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal disorder. Symptoms stem from a dysfunctional gut, characterized by chronic abdominal pain and constipation, diarrhea or alternating of both.

In Ayurveda, a similar condition is described at length: grahani or sangrahani. Grahana, a Sanskrit word, means “retaining ability.”

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Heal Your Low Back Pain With Ayurveda

Heal Your Low Back Pain With Ayurveda

by Kottakkal Support February 11, 2021

We depend on our backs for the most basic daily functions: standing, sitting, bending, and walking. Our backs are, quite literally, the backbone of our existence. A complex web of bones, discs, nerves, fibers, ligaments, muscles and blood vessels forms it. The nerves send signals to the brain and the rest of the body. So, the back is the keeper of mind-body integrity.

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Boost Your Ayurveda Business: Three Reasons to Become a Kottakkal Affiliate Partner

Boost Your Ayurveda Business: Three Reasons to Become a Kottakkal Affiliate Partner

by Kottakkal Support February 09, 2021

You may have already seen mention of our affiliate Partners program before, but here is a more in-depth article explaining this important aspect of working with Kottakkal Ayurveda. Our affiliate Partners program can help you build your Ayurvedic practice through an increase in supplemental income and your social media and online presence!

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Guggulutiktakam: A Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Ayurvedic Remedy

Guggulutiktakam: A Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Ayurvedic Remedy

by Kottakkal Support February 04, 2021

Guggulutiktaka Ghritam is a popular product that balances both vata and pitta dosa, and Guggulutiktam Kwatham balances kapha dosa.

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