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Someone recently asked me why I, conducting a project on #epidemics, write a paper on #mantras in #Ayurveda. Here is the reason: Early South Asian medical compilations discuss epidemics and how to treat them. They suggest various countermeasures …
Besides more "medical" remedies they suggest also truthfulness, compassion, #mantras, offerings, fasting, atonement, veneration of gods, certain rituals etc. – measures belonging to the class of remedies "depending on the supernatural" (daivavyapāśraya).
In Ayurveda, remedies are usually differentiated into those "depending on logical principles" (yuktivyapāśraya) and those "depending on the supernatural". The former help to balance the bodily humors, the latter shall primarily check all kinds of exogenous harm. Image
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Vatsnabh (Vats- for child & Nabh for umbilicus- Roots looks like everted umbilicus) or Aconite is considered one of the the most poisonous plant in the world. It is native to North-East India and Nepal. It is very well spread over Sandakphu mountain in West Bengal. #Ayurveda 1/3
Sandakphu in Tibetean means height of poisonous plant from the fact that shepherds stopped taking their herds to this mountain because of poisoning. No plant grows in its vicinity and there are reports of poisoning in humans by accidental inhalation of its pollen while trekking.
Very evolved and experienced Aghoris smoke this with cannabis to reach an altered consciousness state. In Ayurveda the herb is first purified in cows urine and then used in different medicines to treat Fever, Pain and Arsenic poisoning.3/4
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#Pseudowetenschap is een praktijk die zich als #wetenschap voordoet, maar die niet als zodanig door de wetenschappelijke gemeenschap wordt erkend en zelfs schadelijk kan zijn voor de #gezondheid. In deze series van🧵🧵🧵, van @dieren_doc + @marc_veld, zullen we uitleggen waarom.
#Pseudowetenschap is de benaming voor een stelsel van opvattingen, uitspraken of handelingen dat de toets van een wetenschappelijke methode niet doorstaat, maar waarvan aanhangers toch beweren of suggereren dat het om #wetenschap gaat.
#Pseudowetenschap wordt vaak gekenmerkt door tegenstrijdige, overdreven of niet-falsifieerbare claims. Er is een gebrek aan openheid voor evaluatie door andere deskundigen en een afwezigheid van systematische praktijken bij het ontwikkelen van hypothesen.
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#Vitamin A, or retinol, is an essential fat-soluble vitamin that plays numerous roles in vision, cellular differentiation, gene expression, growth, the immune system, bone development, and reproduction.
#Ayurveda #health #nutrition #HealthyEating #cure #body #tips Image
Vitamin A is found primarily in animal products. Fruits and vegetables are a source of provitaminA carotenoids that can be converted to retinol in the body at a lesser amount. The RDA for #vitamin A for adults is 900mcg/day 
#Ayurveda #health #nutrition #HealthyEating #cure #body
instagram.com/p/CRjUjqBDowY/…
#Ayurveda #health #nutrition #body
#cure #HealthyEating
#vitamin A is found in foods from animal sources, including dairy products, eggs, fish, and organ meats
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Vijaya is one of the main herbs used for treatment in Ayurveda. In allopathy, ethanol acts as a base for medicines. Similarly, Vijaya helps as a base for Ayurveda. Atharva Veda holds the earliest mentioning of Vijaya dating about 1500 BCE.

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It states that Kusa grass, Barley, Bhaang, Saha, and Soma helps in releasing anxiety (Atharva Veda 11.6.15). Moreover, the Sushruta Samhita (600 BCE) prescribed the herb for phlegm, catarrh, and diarrhea.
Then, it was an Indian folk medicine in aphrodisiacs and the treatment of pain. Also, the fumes of burning Vijaya helped in treatments as an anesthetic in ancient times.
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@rebelliousgut @MondayNightIBD @southasianIBD @ibdesis @Empoweringpts9 @DCharabaty @ownyourcrohns @LivingWithUmeed @vkckiranpullela @TheMaveilousGut @dunung_ruchita 1/ When I transitioned to adult care at 17, I felt like I was stuck in a constant loop of tapering off prednisolone, flaring, and then ending up in hospital on IV steroids only to end up on another course of steroids for my #IBD.
#MondayNightIBD #SouthAsianIBD
@rebelliousgut @MondayNightIBD @southasianIBD @ibdesis @Empoweringpts9 @DCharabaty @ownyourcrohns @LivingWithUmeed @vkckiranpullela @TheMaveilousGut @dunung_ruchita 2/ After speaking w/ a friend who knew someone w #Crohns, I decided to try #CAM. I didn't know what else to do. The promise of a "cure" & feeling defeated by the constant steroid cycle I was prescribed drove me to seek out another option. #MondayNightIBD #SouthAsianIBD
@rebelliousgut @MondayNightIBD @southasianIBD @ibdesis @Empoweringpts9 @DCharabaty @ownyourcrohns @LivingWithUmeed @vkckiranpullela @TheMaveilousGut @dunung_ruchita 3/ Family had planned an 🇮🇳 trip. The journey to an ayurvedic clinic took hrs & we waited ~6 hours only to spend 5-10 mins w/ the #ayurveda specialist. Nothing was asked about my history w/ #Crohns; I was sent away w/ tablets wrapped in newspaper. #MondayNightIBD #SouthAsianIBD
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@rebelliousgut @MondayNightIBD @southasianIBD @ibdesis @Empoweringpts9 @DCharabaty @ownyourcrohns @crohnsbabble @LivingWithUmeed @TheMaveilousGut @dunung_ruchita 1/ Even when I was not on biologics, buying medicines was a financial burden. As I was never
in remission, I got fed up & stopped medicines altogether. Instead I explored #ayurveda which
was relatively cheaper.
#MondayNightIBD #SouthAsianIBD
@rebelliousgut @MondayNightIBD @southasianIBD @ibdesis @Empoweringpts9 @DCharabaty @ownyourcrohns @crohnsbabble @LivingWithUmeed @TheMaveilousGut @dunung_ruchita 2/ I knew even at that time that ayurveda won't "cure" me. But seemed to help initially & it made
me believe that #ayurveda might work, while being easy on my pocket. Also had perianal
#fistula repaired through #KsharSutra. But didn't last long
#MondayNightIBD #SouthAsianIBD
@rebelliousgut @MondayNightIBD @southasianIBD @ibdesis @Empoweringpts9 @DCharabaty @ownyourcrohns @crohnsbabble @LivingWithUmeed @TheMaveilousGut @dunung_ruchita 3/ Stopping my medicines proved to be a very costly mistake. I had the biggest flare up of my life. I still struggle with the effects of that flare up even today.

#MondayNightIBD #SouthAsianIBD
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@MondayNightIBD @southasianIBD @ibdesis @Empoweringpts9 @DCharabaty @ownyourcrohns @crohnsbabble @LivingWithUmeed @vkckiranpullela @TheMaveilousGut @dunung_ruchita 📣 #IBD patients & caregivers:

#IBDPoll 1️⃣

📊Thinking abt your IBD needs, what's been the biggest hurdle to your care?
📝 In the replies, elaborate. What’s helped your care?

Please share your #PatientExperience w #MondayNightIBD 👇🏽

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦=Family
👩🏼‍🤝‍👩🏽=Friends
🥼=Specialist
@MondayNightIBD @southasianIBD @ibdesis @Empoweringpts9 @DCharabaty @ownyourcrohns @crohnsbabble @LivingWithUmeed @vkckiranpullela @TheMaveilousGut @dunung_ruchita #MondayNightIBD #PatientExperience
#IBDPoll 2️⃣

🧐Thinking about your culture’s expectations

📊 Have you tried Complementary and Alternative (CAM) Therapies (ex: ayurveda, homeopathy)?

What drove you to try these therapies? Please share your experience.

SE=side effects
@MondayNightIBD @southasianIBD @ibdesis @Empoweringpts9 @DCharabaty @ownyourcrohns @crohnsbabble @LivingWithUmeed @vkckiranpullela @TheMaveilousGut @dunung_ruchita Thank you @MondayNightIBD for shining a spotlight on 🌏 #SouthAsianIBD pt experience!

I'm Madhura from 🇮🇳, co-founder Team @ibdesis. We are proud to lead #PatientExperience on #MondayNightIBD!

We hope to improve care for our community around the 🌍 through @SouthAsianIBD.
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I along with my family tested positive for covid, it didn’t took long for the @UPGovt to take the proactive measure. The officials called us several times, visited our place, tested us & gave us covid drug kit! This is such a great service to the public @myogiadityanath 🙏 (1/n) Image
This is really a great initiative and concern shown by the govt, never have I imagined before that I would see such a positive change in UP healthcare system. @myogiadityanath Ji you have done outstanding work as a leader of UP!
It may not look like a very big thing for people like me who could afford there tests & medications, but, this is really a boon for the section of the society who might not be able to afford the cost of test and medications! Take a bow @UPGovt @BJP4India 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
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Going gaga over Arabian #oud /bakhoor?
Has it replaced #Agarbatti in your Mandir,home?
Did the dessert cult give traditions of Dhoop, Itr,Shringaar?
The largest producer of agarbatti in the world,Indian incense industry declined courtesy,foreign backed anti agarbatti campaign!
#DharmaSimplified #Thread that explains all you Must Know.
1- Mahavishnu Himself incarnated as Bhagwan Dhanvantri, who taught the secret of Medicine to Rishi Sushrut. Charak Samhita (Agnivesha Samhita revised by Charak ) & Sushrut Samhita mention en number of medicinal plants..
2- over 2,000 medicines, minerals
metal substances,herbal compounds,perfumery,alchemy; diseases,surgical techniques
sutures,extracting foreign objects kidney stones etc
An individual can recuperate by establishing,
‘connection between elements of life, food & body’ - #Ayurveda
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#Fraud in
Ayurved Medicine Preparation

let's understand #Bhavna/#भावना first.
Plz see this video:

#ayurvedaproject #Ayurveda #ayurvedic #ayurvedicherb
The process
in which a herbal liquid is poured into the "Drug under preparation"
& is TRITURATED till the liquid dries up(it takes 8-12 hrs), is called
1⃣ #Bhavna/#भावना

It takes around 3 DAYS for 1⃣ Bhavna & other related procedures like Puta (will define it later) to be
completed

Around 5-500 BHAVNAs
or
15-1500 DAYS

r required for complete preparation of different Ras/Ayurvedic Medicine

Now let's see what most of the pharma companies (not all) do & how it affects the efficacy & final clinical results of the Ayurveda medicines:

Pharma
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Jaggery (GuDa) - Health benefits - #Thread

The sugar crystals we eat or the brown sugar (jaggery or GuDa) is not so obviously in the sugar cane until we squeeze it out and process it.
The majority of people believe that drinking warm water with lemon juice and a tablespoon of honey on an empty stomach in the morning will help them lose weight and stay healthy (but don't combine #Honey with warm water).
We all know that drinking a cup of warm water first thing in the morning aids digestion. By combining jaggery and lemon juice, the profit can be tripled. Drinking warm water with jaggery in the morning before brushing your teeth will improve your skin and overall health.
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#Thread on published #Ayurveda researches on #COVID19

Immunity boosting diet during COVID 19
Roshna Sukheoji Bhutada, Renu Rathi, Devyani Dasar
covid19.elsevierpure.com/en/publication…

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• *Time to realise the true potential of Ayurveda against COVID-19*
Mahaveer Golechha
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P…

• *Evolution, ayurveda, immunity, and preventive aspects for emerging infectious diseases such as COVID-19*
Dhirajsingh Sumersingh Rajput
covid19.elsevierpure.com/en/publication…
2/n
The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Relevance of Ayurveda's Whole Systems Approach to Health and Disease Management
liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.10…

Potentiality and possibility of Medicinal Plants on Ayurvedic Principle in prevention and treatment of COVID-19
Binay Sen
ayurvedjournal.com/JAHM_202062_16…
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Whatever would we have done without the Mughals!

Ahem! These early references to asafoetida/ ಇಂಗು/ಹಿಂಗು iṅgu/ hiṅgu in kannaDa literature surely don’t matter. They must all be post-Mughal interpolations! But humour me anyway please

#asafoetida #ingu #hingu #kannaDa #pre_16thC Image
Working back (ignore kanakadāsa ಮೋಹನತರಂಗಿಣಿ mōhanataraṅgiṇi- mid-16th C

ಸಂಡಗೆಯಿಂಗು ಕಡಲೆವಿಟ್ಟಿರಿಸಿದ
saṇḍageyiṅgu kaḍaleviṭṭirisida

or sūpaśāstra from very early 16th C

ಬಡಿಸಲೊಗ್ಗರಣೆಯಿಂಗಿನ ಕಂಪು
baḍisaloggaraṇeyiṅgina kampu

#asafoetida #ingu #hingu #kannaDa #pre_16thC
And for some comic relief from the permanent jester that is #GoogleTranslate🤪🤭

They are ever so clever- getting straight to the point eg! They sure know what Sringara rasa and ಮೋಹನತರಂಗಿಣಿ mōhanataraṅgiṇi are all about at the end of the day 😂

@Google @GoogleIndia @GoogleAI Image
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“धर्मसम्राट् करपात्री जी महाराज का #कायाकल्प प्रयोग”

यौगिक क्रिया और रसायन के प्रयोग से शारीरिकशोधन पूर्वक देहस्थ तत्वों का परिष्कृत होकर देह में जो अद्भुत् क्रान्ति,स्फूर्ति,अजरता,दिव्यता तथा लुप्त वैदिक विद्याओं का स्मृति में स्फुरण हो जाता है,
२) आयुर्वेद के इस प्रयोग को 'कायाकल्प' प्रयोग कहते हैं। कल्प प्रयोग मे मुख्यतः दो कार्य किए जाते हैं कुटीरप्रवेश व औषधिपान।
कल्पकुटी यथेष्ट लम्बी,चौड़ी,ऊंची व त्रिगर्भा चाहिऐ।द्वार की दिशा पूर्व होनी चाहिऐ।और शुभ मुहूर्त व लग्न में देवपूजन व पंचकर्म कर कल्पकुटी प्रवेश करना चाहिऐ।
३) चरकसंहिता,रसेन्द्रचिन्तामणि,औषधिकल्पलता,रसरत्नसमुच्चय,राजमार्तण्ड,भावप्रकाश,अष्टाङ्गहृदय आदि आयुर्वेद के ग्रन्थों में कल्प का वर्णन मिलता है।
करपात्र महाभाग को एक महात्मा ने 'ज्योतिष्मतीकल्प' विधि की एक पाण्डुलिपि दिखलाई और कहा कि हिमालय के एक सिद्ध से यह मुझे प्राप्त हुई है।
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Sugar- Friend or foe?
Present day nutrition "facts" are manipulated time & again based on what narratives the food industry wishes to set to introduce to the masses, new "fads".
#Ayurveda is time-tested, has already undergone timely updation wrt new foods, their properties etc. Image
So what are the properties of different derivatives of sugarcane?

Half-cooked molasses are hard to digest, make the tissues exude more, cause mild increase of doshas, cleanses the urine.

Purified "jaggery" causes mild increase of Kapha, stickiness & eliminate urine & feces. Image
Old (stored for long periods) jaggery is beneficial for heart health while fresh jaggery causes increase of kapha & weakness of digestion.
Summary is jaggery, in any form is heavy when it comes to digestion. Unpurified jaggery should be discarded at all times!
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*Father Of The Nation* they taught you. But the *True Fathers* Of the Indian Civilization never appeared in our syllabus #Thread 👇
1. Father of astronomy: Aryabhatta; work - Aryabhattiyam
2. Father of astrology: Varahamihira, works; Panchasiddhantika, Bruhat Hora Shastra 1. Father of astronomy: Aryabhatta; work - Aryabhattiyam 2. 1. Father of astronomy: Aryabhatta; work - Aryabhattiyam 2.
3. Fathers of #surgery : Charaka & Sushruta, works: Samhitas
4. Father of #anatomy : #Patanjali, work: #Yogasutra
5. Father of #yoga : #Patanjali, work: #Yogasutra
6. Father of #Economics: Chanakya, work: Arthashshtra
7. Father of #Atomictheory: Rishi Kanada, Work : Kanada sutras Fathers of #surgery : Charaka & Sushruta, works: SamhitasFather of #anatomy : #Patanjali, work: #YogasutraFather of #Economics: Chanakya, work: ArthashshtraFather of #Atomictheory: Rishi Kanada, Work : Kanada sutras
8. Father of #architecture : Vishwakarma
9. Father of #aerodynamics : Mayasura, work : Vastu Darpana
10. Father of #Medicine: Dhanvanthri, first propounded #Ayurveda
11. Father of #grammar : Panini, work: Vyakarana Deepika Father of #architecture : VishwakarmaFather of #Medicine: Dhanvanthri, first propounded #AyurvedaFather of #grammar : Panini, work: Vyakarana Deepika
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#StanSwamy, bail & the case:

* #StanSwamy was not in #NIA custody even for a day after his arrest in Oct last year

* All along, he was lodged in #Taloja jail which is under the #Maharashtra govt

* The Maharashtra jail didn't have allopathic doctors,had only 3 #ayurveda experts
* #StanSwamy was later diagnosed at JJ Hospital, which is also a #Maharashtra govt hospital

* JJ Hosp gave reports to #BombayHighCourt that Stan's vitals were manageable, not grave

* At one stage, Stan said he didn't want to get admitted in JJ Hosp since they couldn't help him
* Two days later, his lawyers said he was ready to get admitted & #BombayHC shifted #StanSwamy to pvt Holy Family Hospital on May 28

* #NIA opposed his regular bail plea in HC

* While Stan's bail plea remained pending, HC gave priority to his application on medical condition
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Which Body Type are you?
Vatta
Pitta
Kapha

Ayurveda is one of the fastest modes to good health as Ayurveda follows a simple path that is developed or is appropriate to your body type or dosha. Ayurveda follows the concept of understanding the doshas in order to heal oneself.
The three ayurvedic body types, or doshas, are Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Each type of dosha has a unique set of characteristics and the body type of a person depends on their physical and emotional attributes.
To maintain good health and state of mind it is necessary to know your dosha, in order to practice a suitable diet, exercise, and lifestyle pattern.
#SanatanaDharma #Hinduism #Ayurveda #Vedas @vedicgyaanindia @Amanbhandari404
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🕉 #SanatanaDharma #Hinduism
#Hindus Contributiond To Global Civilization:
✅ Education:1st University In Takshashila 700BCE
✅ Mathematics:
~Concept Of Zero 200BCE
~Modern Numerical & Decimal System 300BCE
~Value Of Pi 497BCE
~Area Of Triangle 476AD
~Quadratic Equation 991AD
~Trigonometry
✅ Astronomy:
~Concept Of Planets In Solar System Circling The Sun 500AD
~Earth As Round Rotating On Axis & Gravity As Force Of Attraction By The Earth 500AD
~Concept Of Time As 365 Days In A Year
✅ Metallurgy:
~Steel,Iron,Gold In Archaeological Excavations 3000BCE
✅ Medicine:
~ #Ayurveda A System Of Allopathic & Holistic Medicine 1000BCE; Now Subject Of Rediscovery
~ #CharakaSamhita Includes Anatomy, Physiology & Various Treatments Using Various Plants,Fruits & Herbs
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Justice BR Gavai led bench of the #SupremeCourt to hear a plea challenging Rajasthan High Court’s order dismissing the plea of self-styled godman and life convict Asaram Bapu seeking temporary suspension of sentences to pursue medical treatment
#AsaramBapu
Lawyer requests for a passover since Senior Adv Siddharth Luthra is appearing in another court

Passed over

#supremecourt
Justice Gavai: you were before the Calcutta High Court?

Luthra: i had quite a tour of the country in last four months. I hope Calcutta hearing is over next week, but today was not Calcutta High Court

Justice Gavai: are you in Mussoorie?
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We’ve seen this playbook used against Muslims, students, critics and activists. Doctors are the new enemy, writes Priya Ramani. #BQOpinion
bit.ly/3pfqWgC
A war cry on Twitter by Balkrishna – the main shareholder of #PatanjaliAyurved, was a signal for India’s globally-famous right-wing troll army to charge.

#PriyaRamani on #Ramdev Vs #IMA in #BQOpinion.
bit.ly/2S1SbyV
The man who owns India's 2 largest religious TV networks has effectively converted a cheap publicity stunt to boost sales of Patanjali’s controversial products such as Coronil into a battle between allopathy & ayurveda, writes Priya Ramani. #BQOpinion
bit.ly/3uIeM0L
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A scholar of Ayurveda in 600BC, identified 5 mosquito species as source of a "King of Diseases" causing chills & fevers.

For next 2500 yrs ur "Allopathy" & whole world thought, it causes due to Bad Air & named it MALARIA : Mal = Bad, Aria = Air.

This is the legacy of #Ayurveda
A British scientist named Joseph Constantine Carpue wrongfully accessed details of traditional Indian surgery (Ayurvedic) & Using these techniques, he performed world’s first “modern Rhinoplasty” 20 yrs later.

This is Your loved #Allopathy
UNIVERISTY OF MINNESOTA SPENDING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS & THEIR TIME ON ITS RESEARCH.

And some over educated doctors makes fun of Ayurveda.

takingcharge.csh.umn.edu/what-philosoph…
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This place is Krishna patnam in Nellore. An Ayurveda doctor is miraculously curing COVID. Even serious cases are cured in a day or two. He gives medicine free of cost. Govt has formed a committee to enquire. As of now no complaints against him. Today 60000 went for treatment
only 10000 got medicine. Lot of chaos & stampede has taken place. Ayurveda commissioner who visited today confirmed that all the natural ingredients used by him are permissible & safe. He is yet to experience Live the miracle & he is going to check that tomorrow. Today those
people who has taken medicine has confirmed to him there are no side effects. VP Sri Venkaiah Nadu instructed ICMR to visit the place & submit report. If this miracle turns out to be true then for entire Pharma Industry is like Govinda Govinda
#Ayurveda #Krishnapatnam #Nellore
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