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Why You Should Always Follow Your Vaidya/ Ayurvedic Health Practitioner’s Instructions

Why is compliance so important in Ayurveda? Natural food supplements often seem to have a less direct effect than regular medicines. Sometimes they seem to have no effect at first, or even for a longer period of time. So how does that work? And why is it important to continue the therapy? In this blog […]

The Spice of Life: Ayurvedic Super Spices

In the ancient science of Ayurveda, herbs and spices are viewed as the spiritual essence – the Kundalini – of plants. Plants and herbs carry in their cells the wisdom of cosmic intelligence and the healing vibrations of nature. Since ancient times, humans and plants have had a very spiritual connection – plants capture solar […]

Eat Right for Your Body Type

Some of the best Ayurvedic experts have treated the diseases of their patients by merely changing their diet. It is not just important that you eat well, but it also matters that you eat food that suits your body constitution or Doshas. Although many people aim to eat healthy foods, that doesn’t necessarily mean that […]

How Ayurveda Led Me To True Self Love

Like many young women, I grew up idolizing images of Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, and the Spice Girls, all of whom graced magazine covers with size 2 bodies and gave off the impression to five year old girls that it was normal to wear belly shirts everyday. Mixed Messages and Me Now, I have never […]

Want Smooth Travels? Then Balance Your Vata

Traveling, Especially Air Travel Will Naturally Aggravate Vata. Vata, according to Ayurveda (a 5000 year old science of healing based on the understanding of the laws of nature and the five elements) is a combination of the air and space elements. It is responsible for circulation, elimination, and movement and does marvelous things for us; […]

Kapha: Know How To Recognize When Its Out of Balance, How to Remedy and Keep It In Balance

According to the ancient life science of Ayurveda, all of creation manifests in a unique combination of the Five Great Elements: earth, air, fire, water, and space. Everything in existence can be broken down into these elemental characteristics, and this diversity determines the flow of life and how the world interacts with itself. In Ayurveda, […]

Healthy Brain, Healthy Life

An important indicator of your health is a sharpened intellect, focused mind, clarity of thought and an ease of being. In Ayurveda, all the three Doshas or bio elements have a role to play in the brain functions. For example, Vata governs how fast you learn and perceive, Kapha regulates memory and Pitta makes sure […]