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Benefits of Banyan Tree And Its Side Effects

A banyan tree is important to Indian society not only for its religious significance but also for the myriad of health benefits that you can derive from it. It can cure chronic diarrhoea, dysentery and piles. It eases leucorrhoea too. It treats gum and teeth disorders and lowers back and rheumatic pain. It is also effective against treating female infertility. It also cures ear problems and can be used for the treatment of problems related to hair. Nasal problems, nausea and diabetes can also be cured with it.

Benefits of Banyan Tree And Its Side Effects

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Banyan Tree
Nutritional Value of Banyan Tree
Health Benefits of Banyan Tree
Treats diarrhoea
Prevents tooth decay and gum disease
Boosts immunity
Prevents inflammation
Prevents depression
Treats vaginal infections
Anti-bacterial and anti-fungal
Lowers cholesterol
Diabetes
Treats vomiting
Uses of Banyan Tree
Side-Effects & Allergies of Banyan Tree
Cultivation of Banyan Tree

Banyan Tree

The most attractive feature of a banyan tree is its ability to survive hundreds of years. It is an evergreen tree that grows in tropical climate and can grow up to 21 metres in height. Besides its religious importance in Hinduism, a banyan tree also features extensively in Ayurveda as it can be used effectively against many ailments. The parts of the banyan tree that are used are aerial root, latex, fruits, buds and leaves.

Nutritional Value of Banyan Tree

A banyan tree contains tons of nutrients . It has B Sitoster, esters, glycosides, leukocyanidin, quercetin, sterols and friedelin. Besides these, it also contains bergapten, flavonoid, galactose, inositol, leucopelar, rutin and tanins. It is also rich in ketones, polysaccharides, sitosterol and toglic acid.

Health Benefits of Banyan Tree

Mentioned below are the best health benefits of Banyan Tree
Health Benefits of Banyan Tree

Treats diarrhoea

Taking the small budding leaves and soaking them in water creates a powerful astringent agent that is very good for healing diarhoea, gas, dysentery and irritation of the GI tract.

Prevents tooth decay and gum disease

Taking the aerial roots and chewing on them prevents gum disease, tooth decay and bleeding gums. The aerial roots acts as a natural toothpaste and also helps with bad breath. It also makes the teeth strong. The aerial roots have anti-bacterial and astringent properties which is effective against most oral health problems.

Boosts immunity

A strong immunity is quintessential to having a healthy life. Immunity helps you fight against diseases and protect you from them. The bark of the banyan tree is a good immune boosting agent.

Prevents inflammation

Arthritis and joint pain is associated with inflammation of the joints. This is not only painful but also restrict daily movement. The sap of the banyan leaves have anti-inflammatory properties so it can be helpful against conditions like arthritis.

Prevents depression

Depression is a serious mental condition. Consuming fruits of banyan tree is said to increase the levels of serotonin in the brain thus preventing depression.

Treats vaginal infections

Vaginal infections can happen due to lack of hygiene and because the vagina remains moist. Banyan tree bark as well leaves can treat vaginal infections. Crush a handful of dried banyan leaves to make a tablespoon of powder. Boil this powder in a litre of water until the water reduces to half a litre. Let the infusion cool and then apply on the affected area.

Anti-bacterial and anti-fungal

The bark of a banyan tree contains both anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. It controls bacterial and fungal infections.

Lowers cholesterol

There are two types of cholesterol in our body- 'good' and 'bad'. The bark of the banyan tree works great in lowering the bad cholesterol while keeping the good cholesterol level high.

Diabetes

. is the most common lifestyle disease of modern times. Making an infusion of the roots of the tree is helpful in treating high blood sugar levels.

Treats vomiting

Consuming an infusion of the aerial roots of the tree calms the GI tract. This prevents vomiting.

Uses of Banyan Tree

A banyan tree is important in the Hindu religion. It is profoundly worshipped and revered in India. In Hindu mythology it is believed that banyan tree fulfils wishes and all material and so it has been given the name 'kalpavriksha'. Makeshift swings can be hung from the branches of a banyan tree and so it is a popular area of play for children.

Side-Effects & Allergies of Banyan Tree

There is no such noted adverse effects of using Banyan Tree

Cultivation of Banyan Tree

The banyan tree is native to India and Pakistan. It is intimately incorporated in India's culture, mythology and has been so since ancient times. It is an evergreen plant that grows in tropical and sub-tropical climate in just about any soil. Nowadays banyan trees are grown all around the world in India, the Carribean, Africa and South America.

Popular Questions & Answers

A twig has pierced into my finger. How to remove it? It would be helpful if I get immediate response.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Zirakpur
Put milk (SAP) of banyan tree on to twig many times. See what happens. It will come out. Do not forget to inform me the result.

I have menstrual cycle problem from the beginning now because of that my health issues are becomings more and immune system is weak too. Can you help me with some solution for this.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
Green papaya eating unripe and green papaya can help you normalize irregular periods because it works as a good and strong emmenagogue and helps in proper contraction of muscles fibbers of your uterus. It is specifically beneficial for delayed periods associated with menopause. Eat unripe papaya for a couple of months and see the difference. Avoid consuming the same when having your periods. Banyan tree roots take the roots of a banyan tree. Make sure they are fresh. Boil it in a cup of water for about 10 minutes. Add 2-3 tbsp of cows milk to this decoction and have it at bedtime daily. This potion can also help you regularize your menstrual cycle to a great extent. How to delay your period fennel seeds fennel seeds or saunf can also help you regulate your monthly periods. In order to have them, you need to mix 2 tbsp of fennel seeds in 1 glass water and let it stay overnight. Strain the water using a muslin cloth or strainer and drink it. Make sure to have this potion daily for positive results. Grapes grapes are also considered useful for regularising irregular periods. Drinking grape-juice on daily basis can help you a great deal. Apart from that, you can also eat raw grapes and make it a part of your diet. This will help you in the long run. However, excessive consumption of grapes is not good. It can cause loose motions. Bitter gourd juice you can also have bitter gourd juice. Although bitter in taste, it is supposed to be one of the effective treatments for irregular periods. You can have in in either forms juice or decoction. When taking the former type, have it twice daily and if your prefer the latter form, you can have it once or twice daily, as per your wish or requirements. How to get periods to avoid pregnancy parsley parsley is yet another useful herb when it comes to treating menstruation related issues. It is considered to be the most effective homemade cures for the same. Parsley juice should be consumed every day, as a medicine, for getting back regular intervals. Radishes take 2-3 radishes and blend them into a fine paste using water. Add a cup of buttermilk to this paste. Keep sipping this juice throughout the day. Have it on a daily basis to get positive results. Coriander a decoction made of coriander (cilantro) leaves or seeds can also be very useful in getting your regular periods. This remedy should be taken at least 3 times a day for better results. Diet during menstruation anjeer take 4-5 figs (anjeer) and boil them in a cup of water. Now filter this decoction and have it on a daily basis. This remedy if followed regularly will normalize your menstrual cycle quite effectively. Papaya the most common and effective tip to regularize your irregular menstruation cycle is to have a bowl of papaya or a glass of papaya juice everyday. If you make it a habit, you will sure see positive results. Carrot having raw carrot or carrot juice can also be a good help for fighting irregular periods. One of the easiest ways to have them is to include them in your regular diet. Aloe vera aloe vera pulp or juice may also help getting frequent menstrual cycles. Following this tip on regular basis can help you get you positive results for sure. Aloe vera regulates the hormones responsible for menstruation and helps in getting regular menstrual flow. Just pluck some aloe vera leaves from your garden and extract the gel from it. Mix the gel with 1 tbsp of honey. Consume this daily before having a breakfast. Continue this for at least three months for best results. Avoid this home remedy during your periods. How to get periods with exercise sugarcane juice drinking sugarcane juice before a week or two of your current menstruation cycle will also assist you in getting your periods regularly. This is a very simple and most commonly used remedy for irregular periods. Ginger ginger is considered to be highly beneficial for regulating menstrual cycles. Moreover, it also helps in dealing with menstrual pain. How to use ginger for irregular periods? boil 1 tbsp of fresh ground ginger in a cup of water for 5 minutes. Add little sugar and drink the mixture three times a day after your meals. Continuing this for around one month (or more) can help you immensely. Turmeric with jaggery till now you might have only heard about the antibacterial properties of turmeric. However, this rhizome is also loaded with emmenagogue properties. So, you can have it for stimulating the menstrual flow. Also, its anti inflammatory properties also help you in relieving menstrual pain. Take one to quarter tbsp of turmeric with jaggery, honey or milk every morning for a couple of weeks and see the results. Reasons for missed periods cinnamon you might not know but it is is really important and interesting to note that cinnamon is one of such spices that is really useful for making your menstrual cycle in order. Since it provides a warming effect within your body, it can be very effective in eradicating menstrual cramps and initiate regulation of proper menstrual blood flow. It also contains hydroxychalcone which is really effective in regulating the level of insulin within the body. You can take a glass full of warm milk and add a teaspoon of powdered cinnamon and drink it to get the remedy. Aloe vera along with many benefits aloe vera has also proved worth in regulating the hormones inside your body. Just the gel like substance within the aloe vera leaf must be extracted and the same must be mixed up with a teaspoon of honey. You can consume it just before the breakfast to get proper remedy from menstrual irregularities in three months. Sari draping styles turmeric the turmeric powder that is found in the market must not be very effective as that might contain adulterated colors. It will be better if you can get some turmeric root that is available under your plot. You need to grind it and get some juices out of it. It is really useful with effective anti inflammatory properties for any types of menstrual problem. You can consume milk with turmeric extract juice and mix it well. This needs to be consumed to stay healthy during your menstrual period. If you want to make the solution much tastier, add a teaspoon of honey in it. Sesame seeds you must be aware of the fact that sesame seed is very effective in making a regulation in the menstrual cycle. This will also be really helpful in balancing your hormones. This will also bind excess hormone and help getting warming effect and initiate retaining effective menstrual cycle. You need to take handful of roasted sesame seeds and grind them well till it becomes powder. You can store this powder in a container and consume it each day regularly with a spoon of honey. You can easily enjoy and watch the difference after consuming the same for some weeks. If you want to gets the regulation of menstruation consuming a piece of jaggery on a regular basis will be important. Raw papaya if you are not getting your periods for a longer period of time, it means that your blood circulation has become irregular. Raw papaya is really effective in regulating the menstrual cycle. The muscle fibers within your uterus will get the place for contraction. If you are in such a stage where menopause is approaching, these types of irregularities in periods will be seen. Even due to stress and tension, you can get the effect of irregular periods. But, raw papaya can help you in a natural way to reduce these irregularities. Even after you have gained back the regularity of menstrual cycle, it will be important to continue consuming raw papaya either in means or raw on a regular basis for two to three months time. Chocolate face packs ginger ginger is one of the natural herb which has variety of advantages related to health. Even to regulate menstrual cycle, consumption of ginger either in raw form or in the form of juice will be really effective. You can boil ginger root and get a glass of the juice to get menstrual benefit. These are just a few home remedies that might help you improve your menstruation cycle and bring back it to your normal pace. If you happen to be allergic to any of the above mentioned remedies, please stop following that immediately. An irregular period is not good for health as it could lead to some other and more fatal health issues. Home remedies are reliable and so are the ideal alternative treatments for treating delayed menstruation. However, seeking medical guidance should be your first preference. Top reasons for irregular menses significant amount of weight gain or loss, eating disorders hormonal imbalance ibs (irritable bowel syndrome) pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome) menopause diabetes anemia recent child birth miscarriage you need to take balanced diet.
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Respected sir/mam 3 years ago I have passed with a serious problem that my stool was not passed 6 day continuously. Then I consulted to doctor but he gave me some lubrication BT it does not affected me. Then after getting so serious I came to know about kayam churna and with that only my stool get passed. Till that day I have same problem of daily constipation Please sir help me. My life quality become worst.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Zirakpur
Constipation is not something to be embarrassed about, if you know about it and understand it, there is nothing to laugh on. Before running to a drug store, try some natural home remedies. Olive oil is a very good remedy for constipation. In the morning consume one tablespoon of olive oil with some lemon juice to lighten the flavor. It works best empty stomach so try consuming it before eating anything. Another effective remedy of lemon juice with warm water can help you flush out toxins off your body. In fact one should drink it every day to keep everything normal inside. To maintain peristaltic movements of intestines, which helps to expel waste material out of body, one should remain active, walk, do light exercises, Yoga postures, lot of liquids, lot of fibers which are not absorbed in the body system upon ingestion but are expelled. Constipation will not stay. Banyan tree leaves' decoction, Terminalia Arjuna bark decoction, Myrobalans etc have their on effect on intestines and expel excreta. These may be used generally or planned according to different problems for best results. Some herbals have the capacity to curette (lekhan karya) the Intestinal walls to expel sticky wastes which is not possible in modern drugs so far without surgical/ mechanical invasion. Herbs do it without invasion. Similarly some classic Ayurveda medicine are prescribed as per patients' history, present condition etc. Effects could be gradual. No side effects. Totally safe. But pl bear in find that Senna leaves (sanay) containing choornas should not be made a habit. Senna slows down peristalsis in long run. You may also get customised pakage from us if you can't prepare yourself.

I am 18 years old and my periods are not regular why does it occurs? is it serious problem?

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
Irregular or delayed periods, this health condition is medically termed as oligomenorrhea. It is one of the most common problems that a number of women suffer from. Pain or twinges in the breast and heaviness in the lower abdomen, bouts of nausea, lethargic feel round the clock are some of the main problems women face as a result of irregular menstruation. There can be a number of reasons that may cause periods delayed. However, the specific reason of irregular periods differs from one woman to the other. Home treatments for irregular periods. Aloe vera aloe vera pulp or juice may also help getting frequent menstrual cycles. Following this tip on regular basis can help you get you positive results for sure. Aloe vera regulates the hormones responsible for menstruation and helps in getting regular menstrual flow. Just pluck some aloe vera leaves from your garden and extract the gel from it. Mix the gel with 1 tbsp of honey. Consume this daily before having a breakfast. Continue this for at least three months for best results. Avoid this home remedy during your periods. Sugarcane juice drinking sugarcane juice before a week or two of your current menstruation cycle will also assist you in getting your periods regularly. This is a very simple and most commonly used remedy for irregular periods. Banyan tree roots take the roots of a banyan tree. Make sure they are fresh. Boil it in a cup of water for about 10 minutes. Add 2-3 tbsp of cow? s milk to this decoction and have it at bedtime daily. This potion can also help you regularize your menstrual cycle to a great extent. Any queries inform me.
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I am 31 year old women and married for 3 years. I am facing a problem with my periods from last one year. They are getting delayed and sometimes I need to take medicine to get my periods. I am planning for a baby since last august, but I am not able to conceive. I want to know is it a pre-menopause I am going through or some other serious issue?

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
Irregular or delayed periods, this health condition is medically termed as oligomenorrhea. It is one of the most common problems that a number of women suffer from. Pain or twinges in the breast and heaviness in the lower abdomen, bouts of nausea, lethargic feel round the clock are some of the main problems women face as a result of irregular menstruation. There can be a number of reasons that may cause periods delayed. However, the specific reason of irregular periods differs from one woman to the other. Home treatments for irregular periods. Aloe vera aloe vera pulp or juice may also help getting frequent menstrual cycles. Following this tip on regular basis can help you get you positive results for sure. Aloe vera regulates the hormones responsible for menstruation and helps in getting regular menstrual flow. Just pluck some aloe vera leaves from your garden and extract the gel from it. Mix the gel with 1 tbsp of honey. Consume this daily before having a breakfast. Continue this for at least three months for best results. Avoid this home remedy during your periods. Sugarcane juice drinking sugarcane juice before a week or two of your current menstruation cycle will also assist you in getting your periods regularly. This is a very simple and most commonly used remedy for irregular periods. Banyan tree roots take the roots of a banyan tree. Make sure they are fresh. Boil it in a cup of water for about 10 minutes. Add 2-3 tbsp of cow? s milk to this decoction and have it at bedtime daily. This potion can also help you regularize your menstrual cycle to a great extent if you and your partner are planning to conceive, you should start taking folic acid before you get pregnant. Folic acid helps to provide the best health outcomes for your baby when it is growing. Taking folic acid daily before and during pregnancy also prevents the occurrence of neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, in your baby. You? re most likely to get pregnant if you have sex within a day or so of ovulation (releasing an egg from the ovary). This is usually about 14 days after the first day of your last period. An egg lives for about 12-24 hours after it? s released. For pregnancy to happen, the egg must be fertilised by a sperm within this time. If you want to get pregnant, having sex every couple of days will mean there? s always sperm waiting in the fallopian tubes to meet the egg when it? s released. Any queries consult privately.
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Diabetes - Ayurvedic Remedies To Help You Combat It!!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma in Hospital Administration, JR- MS(Ay)- Shalya
Ayurveda, Varanasi
Diabetes - Ayurvedic Remedies To Help You Combat It!!

Diabetes is a condition wherein, the level of sugar in your blood increases significantly. This happens when the sugar you consume from foods is not efficiently processed by the body thus, a rise in the level of your blood sugar. An excess concentration of sugar in the blood can make you prone to various health complications.

Symptoms

The symptoms of diabetes include frequent urge to urinate, increased thirst, increased hunger and rapid weight loss, combined with fatigue and irritability. Diabetes can also cause problems in the eyes, such as blurred vision as well as make you prone to cataracts and even glaucoma (in very rare cases). With diabetes, any injury or body sore tends to take a lot of time to heal.

Causes     

Diabetes is a disorder that occurs due to impaired insulin functioning. Insulin is a hormone that is produced by pancreas, which is located right below the stomach. Diabetes, when occurs as a result of insufficient production of insulin by the pancreas, is known as Type 1 Diabetes. In this type, the immune cells in the body attack the cells in the pancreas, which produce insulin thus, discouraging insulin secretion.

Another kind is the Type 2 diabetes, which occurs when the cells in the body become insulin resistant. Most cases of diabetes are of this particular type, as one of the major reasons behind this is following an erratic lifestyle devoid of healthy habits.  

Gestational diabetes is the third type, although it isn’t very common. During pregnancy, the various hormones that are secreted in the body can play spoilsport with the functioning of the pancreas, thus the production of insulin. This leads to a drastic rise in blood sugar levels.

How to treat it with Ayurvedic remedies

  1. Eat healthy: Eating healthy assumes the maximum importance; you need to eat healthy in order to control diabetes effectively. Include plenty of fruits and vegetables in the diet, but make sure to pick foods that contain little sugar. Fruits such as bananas and grapes are not the best options for a diabetic. Rather, one should consider cucumber and bitter gourd in such circumstances.

  2. Exercise regularly: Regular exercise can keep your body weight at optimal level, which goes a long way in preventing and controlling symptoms of diabetes. Besides being good for your heart, cardiovascular exercises such as running bring down the excess glucose levels in the blood.

  3. Limit stress: Stress is very harmful for the body as it reduces your immunity against diseases and infections. Leading a stressful life can make you prone to a variety of disorders, diabetes being one of them. Relaxation techniques such as meditation and yoga can help one deal with stress effectively.

Management of diabetes can be done using a variety of herbs. Some of them are:

  1. Vjaysar
  2. Eugenia jambolana (Jamun beej churna)
  3. Pterocarpus marsupium (Vijaysar churna)
  4. Ficus bengalensis (Nyagrodha twaka churna – banyan tree bark)
  5. Shilajeet
  6. Momordica chirantia Karvellaka (Karella – Bitter Gourd)
  7. Kirat tikata (Chirayata)
  8. Emblica officinalis (Amla)

It is possible that certain patients are unable to respond to insulin or hypoglemic medicines. In this case, an ayurvedic physician may prescribe some ayurvedic drugs such as:

  1. Dhatri Nisha
  2. Chandraprabha vati
  3. Vasant kusumakar rasa

Diabetes is not just a lack of insulin. It is the most probable cause is plain poor maintenance of your body. Its cure will need to include all of these things discussed. By doing all, diet, herbs, exercise and stress management, you can certainly take care of your Diabetes. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Infertility - How Ayurveda Can Help?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma in Hospital Administration
Ayurveda, Varanasi
Infertility - How Ayurveda Can Help?

Are you looking for a treatment measure for infertility in females? You can go for an Ayurvedic treatment, which is completely natural and does not involve the use of any chemical. Infertility refers to the inability of a woman to conceive after having unprotected sex. The principles of Ayurveda states that infertility occurs when a woman’s Shukra dhatu, or the reproductive tissue does not get proper nutrition. This may happen because of improper digestion, and also because of some toxins in the body. Anxiety, insomnia, depression, and spicy food are other causes of infertility in females according to Ayurveda.

Ayurvedic treatment
Ayurveda has a holistic approach towards health and treats the body as a whole, instead of treating a specific ailment. An Ayurvedic doctor needs to be certain about your body type before making a treatment suggestion. Ayurvedic treatment for infertility in women aims at ensuring the proper transformation of food into nutrients, which will move to your shukra dhatu.

The most important Ayurvedic remedies for treating female infertility are as follows:

  1. Swedanam: This method is used by Ayurvedic physicians for inducing sweating in patients who suffer from infertility. This is done with the help of exercises or blankets. It is meant for flushing out toxins from your body.
  2. Vamanam: This is a detoxing Ayurvedic therapy in which vomiting is induced for getting rid of undigested food from the body. In spite of being uncomfortable, this is an ideal detox therapy for infertility management.
  3. Banyan tree bark: The use of dried banyan tree bark powder is recommended by several Ayurvedic physicians for treating infertility problems in females. Remember to add sugar to the banyan bark powder before consuming it.
  4. Ashwagandha churna and kapikacchu: These are popular Ayurvedic medicines, which are used for treating infertility issues in women.
  5. Phala gritam: Consume phala gritam in the form of buttermilk mixed with milk. This medicine effectively treats several functional problems related to female infertility.
  6. Guduchi, triphala churna, and gokshura: These Ayurvedic medicines are used for clearing blockages in your body. This prevents the production of shukra dhatu and helps in the management of female infertility.
  7. Shatavari: This Ayurvedic medicine is designed only for women for the treatment of infertility.
  8. Dietary changes: Ayurveda states that a woman suffering from infertility must follow a strict diet plan. Spicy, oily, and extra salt foods should be strictly avoided. It is recommended for you to consume food items such as almonds, whole grains, fresh vegetables, fresh fruits, and dried fruits.

If you are suffering from infertility and seek Ayurvedic treatment, visit an experienced Ayurvedic practitioner for timely advise. He will be able to diagnose your cause and prescribe remedies based on the diagnosis.

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Knee & Joint Pain - Ayurvedic Treatment For It!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jalna
Knee & Joint Pain - Ayurvedic Treatment For It!

Gone are the days when mostly septuagenarians complained of joint and knee pain. The problem today has become common among all age groups. Knee or joint pain at any stage of life is painful, however the health problem striking early on is scary as one just dreads of living with it in the so many years to come.

Ayurveda is a very old system of medicine, which originated in India. Using herbs found in nature to cure various illnesses, knee pain and joint pain can also be permanently cured with this method indigenous to India. Arthritis and Joint pain are among the most prevalent problems faced by adults, mostly old people. As per ayurveda, 'vata dosha' Is responsible for joint and knee pain.

Here are some common Ayurvedic remedies, which help reduce knee pain:

  1. Ashwagandha: Ashwagandha is medically known as Withania Somnifera. In the West, Ashwagandha is popularly known as Winter Cherry. Also, it has a lot of therapeutic properties, which include reducing joint pains.
  2. Banyan: The Banyan tree's medical name is Ficus Benghalensis. It has a sap very similar to the form of rubber known as latex is derived from the Banyan tree. The Banyan tree's sap is externally applied over the joints and the pain usually disappears after a few regular applications.
  3. Garlic: The medical name for garlic is allium sativum. Five to six cloves eaten everyday has proved to reduce knee pains.
  4. Ginger: Ginger is biologically called Zingiber Officinale. These can be easily included in your diet and go a long way in curbing knee pain.

The following are some ayurvedic home remedies that can be utilized to treat joint pain:

  1. Hot & Cold Compress: Cold and hot compresses can be utilized to ease your joint pain effectively. Heat compression decreases the pain, increases the blood circulation and relaxes the swollen joints and muscles. On the other hand, cold therapy lessens the inflammation of the affected joint. Place hot and cold towel alternatively on the affected area to achieve immediate relief from persistent pain.
  2. Turmeric: Add a pinch of turmeric and a teaspoon of honey in a glass of lukewarm water and drink this solution on a regular basis for a week. Turmeric contains anti inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which makes it an excellent remedy for treating joint pains.
  3. Healthy diet: A balanced diet that comprises a lot of green leafy vegetables and fresh seasonal fruits is good for your joints. The uncontrolled intake of fatty food, dairy products, and high sodium diet must be avoided in order to avoid arthritis and joint pain.Prevention is better than cure and in order to follow that it is always beneficial to get your complete body check up done from time to time. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ayurveda.
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Knee Pain - Ayurvedic Remedies For It!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), N.D.D.Y, F.A.N
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
Knee Pain - Ayurvedic Remedies For It!

Ayurveda is a very old system of medicine, which originated in India. Using herbs found in nature to cure various illnesses, knee pain can also be permanently cured with this method indigenous to India. It reduces knee pain caused by various illnesses including arthritis, inflammation of the cartilage and wearing of the patella among others. Here are some common Ayurvedic remedies, which help reduce knee pain:

  1. Alfalfa: Alfalfa is medically known as Medicago Sativa. Alfalfa is excellent for making sure that your joint pain reduces, when taken in liquid form four times a day.
  2. Ashwagandha: Ashwagandha is medically known as Withania Somnifera. In the West, Ashwagandha is popularly known as Winter Cherry. Also, it has a lot of therapeutic properties, which include reducing joint pains. 
  3. Banyan: The Banyan tree's medical name is Ficus Benghalensis. It has a sap very similar to the form of rubber known as latex is derived from the Banyan tree. The Banyan tree's sap is externally applied over the joints and the pain usually disappears after a few regular applications. 
  4. Bishop's weed: The medical name for Bishop's weed is Trachyspermum Ammi. The oil extracted from this herb is usually applied to the knees to reduce the intensity of such knee pains.
  5. Celery: The medical name for celery is Apium Graveolens. Celery is not only an effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and associated pains in the knees, but it is also helpful in treating gout. It is usually agreed upon that this particular treatment is usually long lasting because of its alkaline nature.
  6. Dandelion: Dandelion's biological name is Taraxacum Officinale. It is rich in magnesium and is crucial for the correct mineralization of the bones. This mineralization allows the bones to become stronger and also prevents knee pain.
  7. Garlic: The medical name for garlic is allium sativum. Five to six cloves eaten everyday has proved to reduce knee pains.
  8. Ginger: Ginger is biologically called Zingiber Officinale. These can be easily included in your diet and go a long way in curbing knee pain.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

How Ayurveda Helps Reduce Knee Pain?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Raipur
How Ayurveda Helps Reduce Knee Pain?

Ayurveda is a very old system of medicine, which originated in India. Using herbs found in nature to cure various illnesses, knee pain can also be permanently cured with this method indigenous to India. It reduces knee pain caused by various illnesses including arthritis, inflammation of the cartilage and wearing of the patella among others.

Here are some common Ayurvedic remedies, which help reduce knee pain:

  1. Alfalfa: Alfalfa is medically known as Medicago Sativa. Alfalfa is excellent for making sure that your joint pain reduces, when taken in liquid form four times a day.
  2. Ashwagandha: Ashwagandha is medically known as Withania Somnifera. In the West, Ashwagandha is popularly known as Winter Cherry. Also, it has a lot of therapeutic properties, which include reducing joint pains. 
  3. Banyan: The Banyan tree's medical name is Ficus Benghalensis. It has a sap very similar to the form of rubber known as latex is derived from the Banyan tree. The Banyan tree's sap is externally applied over the joints and the pain usually disappears after a few regular applications. 
  4. Bishop's weed: The medical name for Bishop's weed is Trachyspermum Ammi. The oil extracted from this herb is usually applied to the knees to reduce the intensity of such knee pains.
  5. Celery: The medical name for celery is Apium Graveolens. Celery is not only an effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and associated pains in the knees, but it is also helpful in treating gout. It is usually agreed upon that this particular treatment is usually long lasting because of its alkaline nature.
  6. Dandelion: Dandelion's biological name is Taraxacum Officinale. It is rich in magnesium and is crucial for the correct mineralization of the bones. This mineralization allows the bones to become stronger and also prevents knee pain.
  7. Garlic: The medical name for garlic is allium sativum. Five to six cloves eaten everyday has proved to reduce knee pains.
  8. Ginger: Ginger is biologically called Zingiber Officinale. These can be easily included in your diet and go a long way in curbing knee pain.
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Banyan Tree
Nutritional Value of Banyan Tree
Health Benefits of Banyan Tree
Treats diarrhoea
Prevents tooth decay and gum disease
Boosts immunity
Prevents inflammation
Prevents depression
Treats vaginal infections
Anti-bacterial and anti-fungal
Lowers cholesterol
Diabetes
Treats vomiting
Uses of Banyan Tree
Side-Effects & Allergies of Banyan Tree
Cultivation of Banyan Tree