What is the Ayurvedic clock?
What is the Ayurvedic clock? In the modern world, we look at time differently. The bigger chunk of our day is devoted to our jobs or learning (daycare/school/college). Then we allocate time for sleep, food, [...]
What are the three Ayurveda body types?
What are the three Ayurveda body types? Ayurveda is an ancient healing science, which is over 5,000 years old. Ayu means life and Veda means Science in Sanskrit. Ayurveda is the Science of Life. This [...]
Ayurvedic Care for the Eyes
Ayurvedic Care for the Eyes I don’t know about you. But I feel like since the start of the pandemic … I have been using my eyes more than ever. They have been pushed to [...]
Wondering what to wear every day of the week? Ayurveda can help!
Wondering what to wear every day of the week? Ayurveda can help! Raise your hand if you find yourself asking the same question every morning, “What do I wear?” What if I told you that [...]
Surya Bhedana Pranayama: Right nostril breathing to warm up the body
Surya Bhedana: Right nostril breathing to warm up the body If you live in the northern hemisphere, winters can feel harsh. The low temperatures, short days, and an envelope of darkness can feel depressing. Surya [...]
The three Maha Gunas in Ayurveda and their impact on your mental state
The three Maha Gunas in Ayurveda and their impact on your mental state What doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) are to our physical well-being, Maha Gunas (Sattva, Rajas, and Tamas) is to our mental health. [...]
9 Ayurvedic sleep remedies to manage insomnia
9 Ayurvedic sleep remedies to manage insomnia Optimal health, according to the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda, can only be achieved when there is a proper balance of the three pillars of life. Ayurveda considers sleep [...]
Yoga to release heat from the body
Yoga to release heat from the body Just because the weather is becoming cooler … it doesn’t mean the heat has completely left our bodies. The transition from summer (Pitta season) to fall (Vata season) takes [...]
Agni and Ama: The foundation of Ayurvedic Digestive Health
Agni and Ama: The foundation of Ayurvedic Digestive Health Did you know that several diseases and health conditions begin in the gut? Ayurveda teaches us that the health of our digestive system is the singular [...]
What is Ama in Ayurveda?
What is Ama in Ayurveda? The other day, a client asked me about, ama, a unique concept in Ayurveda. "Ms. Vikram, what is ama? What does it do? Why does it ammeter?" In Sanskrit, ama means toxin or [...]