integrated complimentary and alternative medicine Articles
Chiropractic and Massage in Combination?
Thursday, February 10th, 2011 by Chris Halliday
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Most people associate back or neck related injuries with chiropractors because of the sheer number of people who choose to see a chiropractor due to their extreme back and or neck pain. After all, chiropractics main is focus is on the spine. But is addressing the spine alone enou... Read more
Reversal of Fortune
Thursday, February 10th, 2011 by Lynn Jaffee
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Several years ago, when my two kids were just kids, we took a family vacation through the southwestern states. We hit a number of national parks, including the Grand Canyon. As I recall, it was pretty hot, but we had a good time. I also remember one of my sons name withheld was b... Read more
Coconut oil- bad or good, benefits, Ayurvedic and contemporary views
Thursday, February 10th, 2011 by Janardhana V Hebbar
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Coconut oil is one of the most debated dietary substance for its benefits and hazards. Coconut oil is used in Indian customs since thousands of years. The Coconut oil is in use since the time of Sushruta Samhita, around 2000 years before. But recent Dietary guidelines for America... Read more
Coconut oil- bad or good, benefits, Ayurvedic and contemporary views
Thursday, February 10th, 2011 by Janardhana V Hebbar
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Coconut oil is one of the most debated dietary substance for its benefits and hazards. Coconut oil is used in Indian customs since thousands of years. The Coconut oil is in use since the time of Sushruta Samhita, around 2000 years before. But recent Dietary guidelines for America... Read more
USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 – A review from Ayurvedic view point
Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 by Janardhana V Hebbar
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U.S Department of Agriculture & U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have released Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010. US Government releases dietary guidelines once in every 5 years, to help Americans to make better food choices. The report is claimed to be based on t... Read more
5 Things Avatar Taught Me About Self-Improvement
Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 by DragosRoua
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Im not a hyper when it comes to movies. On the contrary, I wait a lot before going to see a big blockbuster. I saw Titanic 3 years after the launch. Matrix 2 years after the initial hype. But last year I took the plunge and went to see Avatar. In short, I liked it. ... Read more
Most of the herbal medicines including Ayurvedic medicines – banned in Europe.
Monday, February 7th, 2011 by Janardhana V Hebbar
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The news looks a bit sensational and taken by the Ayurvedic fraternity with anger and frustration. Herbalists claim that it is the game of lobbyist pharma people, while the European authorities say that it is just a rule to be followed.But if we try to analyze the news with a cal... Read more
You Steal My Jacket? Blood In Your Face!
Monday, February 7th, 2011 by DragosRoua
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When I was younger, I had a little bit of a restless life. I had what the vast majority of people knows as a lot of fun. Which translated in drinking 5 days out of 7 each week, the rest of 2 being reserved to women. Sometimes the ratio being drastically reversed in favor of ... Read more
Travelling tips: How to keep Ayurveda Vata Dosha balance while travelling?
Sunday, February 6th, 2011 by Janardhana V Hebbar
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According to Ayurvedic principles, travelling is a major cause of Vata imbalance. Excessive travelling leads to Ayurveda Vata imbalance. This exhibits through the symptoms like headache, giddiness,vomitingsensation, backache, body ache etc. Having said that, it is impossible in t... Read more
shelf life or expiration date of herbal products, after the jar is opened.
Saturday, February 5th, 2011 by Janardhana V Hebbar
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Like any other dietary or pharmaceutical product, herbal products also have shelf life, also called as expiration date. We have already learnt about the standard shelf life of Ayurvedic medicines. But the discussion there does not explain, the shelf life of the products once afte... Read more
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