Student Research Papers

The selected papers published on our website have been written by students of the California College of Ayurveda as a part of their required work toward graduation.

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The Characteristics, Benefits and Application of Ashwagandha in the West By Tanya Gardner

Table of Contents INTRODUCTION………………………………………………………………………………1 THE PLANT…………………….………………………………………………………………2 Image 2…………………………………………………………………………………2 Image 3…………………………………………………………………………………2 Image 4…………………………………………………………………………………2 DOSAGE………………………………………………………………………………………..3 SAFETY PROFILE…………………………………………………………………………….3 BENEFITS OF ASHWAGANDHA……………………………………………………………4 Table 1: List of drug categories within which Ashwagandha is classified……….4 Table…

The God-Like Brain Tonic By Lior Rahmanian

INTRODUCTION Brahmi means “God-like,” an indication of the respect for this spectacular herb,1 and is derived from the word “Brahman.” Brahman is the combination of un-manifested pure potential and pure consciousness that…

The Magical Moringa By: Vanita Agarwal

Introduction Growing up in India this humble tree grew in our backyard and it never caught my attention, though I always loved the vegetable that grew on it. As I…

THE SOUND OF HEALING: By Dena Jackson

   The science of Ayurveda is designed to help us live in harmony with our environment. Part of living in harmony with one’s environment includes balanced use of the senses. …

Turmeric: Our Golden Panacea by Eileen Ramos

Introduction Turmeric is a staple household spice used in many Indian homes and is best known as the yellow ingredient in curry dishes. This vibrant colored spice is used everyday…

Please Note

The papers published on our website have been written by students of the California College of Ayurveda as a part of their required work toward graduation. Each paper is reviewed by College staff prior to publication. However, the papers have not gone through a standard peer-review process. For this reason, the information in each paper should not be construed as the final word on any subject nor should it be assumed that minor errors do not exist. These papers are not suitable to be cited in other research papers.