Ayurvedic Treatments Glossary

Various health conditions are listed alphabetically below with some basic treatments for each condition.  Seek the advice of an ayurvedic practitioner before using any herbs.

Acne

Redness, swelling, pain, and pus

Herbs – neem, aloe vera gel and juice 

Arthritis

For osteo and rheumatoid clear toxins and ama from the body reduce inflammation increase circulation

Herbs – triphala, guggulu, turmeric, castor oil, ashwagandha, aloe vera

Asthma

Reduce wheezing, phlegm and increase ease of breath

Herbs – ashwaganda

Cholesterol

Clear the body of ama and toxins

Herbs – Garlic, turmeric, triphala, guggulu

Colds and Flu

Reduce phlegm reduce ama increase sweathing clear digestive tract

Herbs – ginger, cinamaon, castor oil, cardamom, lemongrass

Constipation

Relax colon, stimulate bowel movement

Herbs – triphala. Castor oil, physillium 

Cough

Clear phlegm and clear the throat

Herbs – neem, honey, shatavari, mustard seeds

Cystitis

Reduce pain, clear pitta

Herbs – neem

Dandruff

Clear fungal infection

Herbs – neem oil 

Depression

Clear stagnation bring new energy

Herbs – turmeric, ginger, ashwaganda, shatavari

Diarrhoea

Reduce bowel motions

Herbs – physillium, shatavari

Dizziness

Regulate body

Herbs – ashwaganda, triphala, ghee, 

Eyes

Clear pitta

Herbs – rose water drops, castor oil drops, shatavari

Gas/Flatulence

Reduce bloating

Herbs – caradmon, ginger, fennel, triphala

Hair

Nourish hair

Herbs – ashwaganda

Hangover

Rehydrate body regulate

 Herbs – neem, shatavari

Headaches

Clear pain reduce inflammation

Herbs – cinnamon, aloe vera, nutmeg, guggulu

Period pain

Regulate flow clear pain

Herbs – ashwaganda, aloe vera juice, coconut oil massage

Nausea

Calm stomach

Herbs – fresh ginger, cardamom, shatavari, rose water

Obesity

Reduce weight

Herbs – triphala, guggulu

Stress

Calm the nervous system

Herbs – Brahmi, liquorice, almonds

Yeast infections

Clear fungus, 

Herbs – neem, liquorice, tumeric


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