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Lavana Rasa – The salty taste in ayurveda

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salty taste ayurveda, lavana rasa, ayurveda tastesSalt makes every recipe tasty. It is being used from ages to enhance the taste, flavor and texture of food. Salt is used as a preservative in every part of world. Salt is an essential nutrient. Texts of ayurveda consider salt among six important tastes. It is known as Lavana Rasa in ayurveda.

Erectile dysfunction due to under nourishment-Kshayaja Klaibya

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erectile dysfunction chronic diseases, erectile dysfunction diet, erectile dysfunction herbal remediesTexts of ayurveda describe the fourth type of impotence called “kshayaja klaibya”.

Types of erectile dysfunction

Ayurveda tastes Katu Rasa or Pungent taste

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ayurveda tastes, katu rasa, katu rasa ayurveda.Katu rasa is pungent taste. This taste is made up of fire element and air element. When foods with katu rasa are consumed, it excites nerve endings present in tip of the tongue. The irritation caused by katu rasa makes tears flow, increases salivation and stimulates nasal secretion. The foods which are pungent to taste can cause burning sensation in cheeks.

Ayurveda tastes – kashaya rasa

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ayurvedic tastes, kashaya rasa.Kashaya rasa is one among six tastes elaborated in ayurveda. Kashaya rasa is astringent taste. According to principles of ayurveda this rasa or taste is composed of earth (prithvi) and air (vayu) elements. The foods and herbs which have kashaya rasa reduce kapha and pitta. It is very difficult to body to digest this type of foods or herbs.

Ayurvedic treatment and home remedies for Indigestion

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 indigestion home remedies, indigestion ayurvedic treatmentIndigestion is a common ailment of digestive system.  Indigestion can lead to constipation, bloating of stomach, flatulence and loss of appetite.

How strong are you ?

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rasayana, rejuvenation preparations, strength ayurveda, body strength ayurvedic medicineStrength of an individual

We usually consider a man or women as strong or weak in different aspects.  Ayurveda acharyas have classified strength of man or woman as follows.

The strength of human beings may be sahaja , kalaja or yuktikrita.

Honey – A beauty treatment at home

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beauty benefits of honey acne, honey ayurveda , honey health benefits ayurveda, Honey facial mask benefitsAyurvedic texts describe medicinal properties of honey as follows .

“Vaatalam guru sheetam cha raktapittakaphapaham |
Sandhatru cchedanam ruksham kashayam madhuram madhu ||”

Hingvastak churna (powder) Ingredients and benefits

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hingvastak, hingwashtak, hingwashtak churna, hingwastak, hingwastak churna, powderAccording to ayurvedic texts “ama” or body toxins get accumulated due to indigestion of food. Accumulation of body toxins lower the body immunity and pave way for diseases. Hence the food consumed must be healthy and get digested well in time.

Tips for healthy digestion

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ayurveda tips for digestion, ayurveda tips for indigestion, ayurvedic tips for healthy digestion.A good digestion helps in proper absorption of nutrients and efficient supply of them to our body. Indigestion is opposite of this. The indigested food fails to supply the required nourishment to our body.

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