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Gut Health According to Ayurveda

By |2024-02-03T19:01:49+00:00February 1st, 2024|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gut Health According to Ayurveda In Ayurveda, it’s not what we eat that matters most but what we digest is key! How do you improve digestion? In this blog post, I share some Ayurvedic tips to regulate gut health. The understanding of agni or Ayurvedic digestion comes in handy here as well as the concept of [...]

Golden Milk: The Ayurvedic drink that’s good for you

By |2023-09-09T18:43:22+00:00June 26th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Golden Milk: The drink that’s good for you Growing up in an Indian home, Haldi doodh (turmeric milk)—also known as Golden milk—was something I drank on a regular basis. It’s gained a lot of popularity in the west today because both yoga and Ayurveda have gained visibility and acceptance. But haldi doodh was a staple in most [...]

Cause of Disease According to Ayurveda

By |2023-09-22T13:06:46+00:00June 19th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cause of Disease According to Ayurveda Ayurveda teaches us that disease begins when we forget our nature or our own true Self.  Ayurveda also teaches us that most diseases don't happen overnight. There are six stages to disease formation. But what is the cause of disease? According to Ayurveda, there are three main causes of disease: [...]

The three Maha Gunas in Ayurveda and their impact on your mental state

By |2022-11-09T00:36:14+00:00November 9th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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. However, unlike our three doshas, our three maha gunas aren’t fixed. We have a lot more freedom over how to manage [...]

9 Ayurvedic sleep remedies to manage insomnia

By |2023-09-13T17:31:39+00:00October 26th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 as one of the three important pillars of health. In this blog post, learn about how not only can Ayurveda help [...]

Agni and Ama: The foundation of Ayurvedic Digestive Health

By |2022-10-14T01:31:01+00:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 most important factor that determines our health and wellbeing in the long term. The same way as western medicine reminds us [...]

What is Ama in Ayurveda?

By |2022-10-14T01:33:23+00:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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 undigested metabolic waste. Ama translates literally to mean things like “unripe,” “uncooked,” “raw,” “immature,” or “undigested.”[1] What causes ama? There are [...]

What is Agni according to Ayurveda?

By |2023-12-04T02:19:24+00:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What is Agni according to Ayurveda? It is crucial to understand the role of Agni in Ayurveda and its impact on our bodies. In Sanskrit, our digestive fire, is known as agni, and it is responsible for transforming the food and beverages that we intake. Agni also absorbs, assimilates, and converts the food into energy. It regulates the body temperature. [...]

5 Ayurvedic Tips to Lower Travel Anxiety

By |2022-11-09T00:52:03+00:00September 2nd, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

5 Ayurvedic Tips to Lower Travel Anxiety I noticed that my mom would get emotional and moody before our trips. She loved traveling the world, but leading up to the trip, her digestion would act up. Mom would often want to change the travel dates. On one hand, Mom wanted to explore the world; on the [...]

How Ayurvedic pranayama can help manage your anxiety

By |2022-05-05T16:22:28+00:00October 25th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

How Ayurvedic pranayama can help manage your anxiety We are currently in Vata season in the Northern Hemisphere. Late fall and winter are known as “Vata season” because they are marked by some of the same qualities that characterize Vata: cold, dry, light, clear, and moving. These environmental factors influence the human system by increasing the same [...]

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