Ayurvedic Winter Herbs, Foods and Lifestyle Tips

Let’s look into a few Ayurvedic tips and guidelines that will help you stay healthy and happy through the winter holidays. Fill your kitchen with Ayurvedic spices to keep your immunity at its best during the holiday season, assist your mind with clarity, uplift your...

Moderation in your Mantra!

Today in the world, we see that most consumption of natural or manufactured products—specifically during times of celebration—are driven from a psycho-emotional state of expectation, falsehood, greed or fear. Excessive purchase of gifts, overindulgence in food and...

Winter Holiday Ayurvedic Tune-Up

Festivals and celebrations are a time of enjoyment, sharing, greeting and uniting. Unfortunately, before we celebrate, we allow ourselves to become extremely stressed with shopping, planning, organizing and attending. Ayurvedic medicine very clearly addresses this in...

Use Ayurvedic Medicine to Boost Your Brain Power

It’s been a month since schools have re-opened and school-based learning has begun. Learning is an activity that involves the entire body-mind and spirit. Like food and water that require transformation in the digestive tract before one can enjoy the nutritional...

Marma Nadi Chikitsa: Ancient Therapy Duo Heals Modern Woes

Marma Nadi Chikitsa is a combination of the ancient practices of Nadi Mardan Kriya and Marma Chikitsa. Though developed thousands of years ago, these therapies are still relevant today. Arguably, they are needed more than ever now. Nadi Mardan Kriya Therapy Almost all...

Beat Winter Lethargy with Ayurveda

Have you every wondered why it’s hard to feel energized in the winter? Do you make excuses to avoid the gym or to avoid stepping out? There are specific reasons you may feel lethargic and slow in the winter. According to Ayurveda, an ancient system of wellness, the...

Honey: The Wonder Food

Honey has been used for centuries as an oral and topical remedy. In general, honey has antioxidant, antiviral, antimicrobial, anti-tumor and anti-inflammatory effects, but it can be used for many purposes. Nutritionally speaking, honey is rich in vitamins B6, thiamin,...

Ayurvedic Medicine for Kids

Every parent knows that no two children are alike. The psychological, emotional and physical requirements of each individual child vary widely and are dependent upon their unique constitution or nature, called “prakruti” in Ayurvedic medicine. The health and...

How to Free Your Body & Mind from Ama (Toxins)

In Ayurveda, there is a concept - ama - that is a metaphor for toxins. It is a kind of "sludge" that accumulates in the body when foods do not completely digest, or we fail to cleanse routinely. Unprocessed emotions and feelings - like food - can turn into mental ama...

Detox Through Your Skin

As the largest organ in the body, your skin is in constant contact with the outside world, processing temperature, texture and other sensations. Your skin is porous and absorbs whatever you put on it or bathe in: creams, gels, lotions, oils, bubble baths, etc. While...