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Herbs of Folklore and Modern Medicine: White Willow, Aloe Vera, and Garlic
Many of the medicinal herbs we use today have been studied by modern science for application in today’s medical field. These studies have shown that our ancestral folk uses of these herbs were very much correct in their applications. Here we will explore...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
History of Egyptian Medicine and Philosophy
When medical knowledge past is considered, lack of aseptic technique, pain-killing drugs and antibiotics are an accepted part of our modern legend of these ancient healing practices. You will find that none of this is true when it comes to Ancient Egypt....
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Indian Paint Brush: Correspondences
Castilleja spp. Folk Names: Snake's Friend, Snake's Matches Gender: Feminine Planet: Venus Element: Water Deity: Power: Love...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary I
What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism

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the combinatorics of tastes and humours in classical indian ... - JStor
The First Medicalization: The Taxonomy and Etiology of ... - JStor
in Classical Indian Medicine. MICHAEL J. SWEET.
The Combinatorics of Tastes and Humours in Classical Indian ...
classical Indian medicine, and is still studied by traditional practitioners today ( Meulenbeld, 1999, 1a.105–115). In its chapter on the substances and flavours, the ...
Mythology and the brahmanization of Indian medicine - Hindu
of the classical phase (c. 800-100 B.C.
Kenneth G. Zysk: Asceticism and healing in ancient India: medicine ...
As everyone knows, ayurveda is a system of orthodox classical Indian medicine derived ultimately from the nascent medical practices we see in the Vedic texts.

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Die Like A Rockstar: Excess, Romanticism and Mysticism
For example, orchestral music at the turn of the nineteenth century changed from music that amateurs could easily reproduce at home, to the more complex art aimed at connoisseurs that we now recognise as "classical music".
How Turmeric Became a Cure-All Product in India
At Brooklyn juicery Botica & Co, you can stop by on your way to a yoga session and grab a $5 Turmeric Shot, which contains fresh turmeric, lemon, ginger and turmeric elixir. Throughout the U.S.
My Brimbank: Dr Selvanayagam Selvendra
I play the Jewish harp for Indian music, classical. I play various percussion instruments for Indian music concerts and at other functions.
Dancing benefits the brain, not just the body

Suggested Web Resources

Science, Medicine, Technology in Ancient India - Crystalinks
Science, Medicine, Technology in Ancient India. Science and technology in ancient and medieval India covered all the major branches of human knowledge  ...
History of Indian Medicine -
About 1000 BC, doctors in northern India wrote the Atharva veda, a medical textbook explaining how to treat diseases. Like Egyptian medical texts a little earlier, ...
Ayurveda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ayurveda or Ayurveda medicine, is a system of medicine with historical roots in the Indian ... The earliest classical Sanskrit works on Ayurveda describe medical science as being divided into eight components (Skt. aṅga).
Philosophy and Medicine in Early Classical India – IKGA
The Carakasanhita is one of the most important and oldest treatises of the classical Indian tradition of medicine (Ayurveda), going back to the first centuries C.E. ...
Buddhist monks disseminated Indian medical knowledge westward to Persia and ... While the three major classical texts attribute the origin of Ayurveda to Vedic ...

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