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Forum Thread: Herbal Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis & Joint Pain

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder where your immune system starts invading its own body's tissues by mistake. According to Ayurveda, Rheumatoid arthritis (Amavata) is due to imbalance of vata dosha. Intake of vata and kapha-aggravating foods lead to the impairment of digestive fire which forms Ama (toxin) in body. Toxins accumulation leads to rheumatoid arthritis. To treat the rheumatoid arthritis naturally, herbs in Ayurveda pacifies the Vata Dosha along with Kapha and eliminate...

Forum Thread: Home Remedies for IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome) is an inflmmatory disease of intestines. The symptoms are Abdominal pain or cramping, Bloating, Gas, and Diarrhea. There are several lifestyle changes and home remedies that you can try at home to provide some relief. Cumin, Fennel, Thyme, Ginger, Butter milk, Coriander and Turmeric are some most effective home remedies to take care of IBS naturally.

Forum Thread: Top Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids (Piles)

Dr. Meenakshi says, Piles is today's problem due to long sitting for hours in chairs at offices or using computers. You may feel ashamed, not even to discuss with your partner. The inflammation around anus put you in discomfort positions like itching, burning and pain, affecting your overall performance. In spite of using allopathic medicines and ointments, you can use some home remedies to effectively treat pile without side effects like radish juice, marijuana paste, elephant foot yam (zimi...

Forum Thread: Health Benefits of Triphala-Natural Colon Cleanse

Triphala is a well-balanced formulation of these three constituents. All of these three constituents have been studied scientifically and the result confirms the traditional benefits of the same. In total, it is one of the best Ayurvedic rasayana or preparation that offers an excellent solution for lowering cholesterol level, reducing high blood pressure, enhancing blood circulation, improving digestive system and managing eradication without being dependent on laxatives.

Forum Thread: Ethnic Organic?

Hey Ms. Jack,  I love going to ethnic food stores and romanticize that they have far less processed items than your average American supermarket.   What are your tips for shopping at places that don't advertise organic products, but may have them?  Also, what are your favorite places for specialty goods and spices?

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