Ayurveda: Remedy for Gallstones

The most common problem associated with the gallbladder is gallstones, most of which are made up of cholesterol. Some gallstones are made up of calcium and bile pigments. Although gallstones are often associated with a higher-than-normal level of cholesterol in the bile, a constant swap between going on a diet and weight gain also leads to this condition in a majority of cases.

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Ayurveda: Remedy for Jaundice

Jaundice or icterus, is yellowing of the white portion of the eyes, skin, and mucous membranes that is caused by excessive amounts of bile pigments in blood tissues. These pigments, normally present in the blood because of the breakdown of haemoglobin, are filtered through the liver and excreted in faeces. The excessive accumulation of bile pigments is usually due to liver disease or hepatitis, in which case, the yellowing is referred to as Koshtaasrita kaamalaa in Ayurveda.

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Ayurveda: Remedy for Mouth Ulcers

Mouth ulcers are open sores in the mouth that appear as white or yellow sores surrounded by a bright red area. Usually painful, they appear on non-keratinized mouth tissue including the inner surface of the cheeks, lips, tongue, soft palate, and the base of the gums. They usually begin with a tingling or burning sensation followed by a red spot or bump that ulcerate.

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Ayurveda: Remedy for Obesity

Obesity is the most common nutritional disorder among the affluent in our country. At any given time, approximately 40 per cent of women and 20 per cent of men report that they are presently trying to lose weight. Millions of dollars are spent every year on weight loss treatments. Still with the current medical treatment, the failure rate remains high. And in most cases, there is a strong tendency to regain weight; about one-third of lost weight is regained within a year, and almost all within five years.

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