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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 [...]

The one must-have Ayurvedic recipe for fall

By |2023-12-04T02:31:57+00:00December 3rd, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The one must-have Ayurvedic Recipe for fall! There is a reason I want to share this Ayurvedic recipe (a massively adapted version from Kate O’Donnell’s “The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook”) for red lentil soup. Hippocrates said,“Leave your drugs in the chemist’s pot if you can heal the patient with food.” This soup is delicious, healthy, includes all [...]

What are the six stages of disease formation in Ayurveda?

By |2023-09-21T03:00:49+00:00September 21st, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What are the six stages of disease formation in Ayurveda? When I hear someone say, “Suddenly, my father, brother, sister, mother, partner, or friend died of a heart attack,” I listen compassionately but don’t necessarily agree. When they are ready to listen, I remind that Ayurveda will tell you that most diseases don’t happen overnight. There [...]

Three Pillars of Health According to Ayurveda

By |2023-12-05T20:55:19+00:00September 5th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Three pillars of health according to Ayurveda According to Ayurveda, we can only enjoy an optimal health state of health or ‘Svastha,’ when the ‘Three Pillars of Health’ are in proper balance. In Sanskrit, the word for pillar is ‘Sthambha’. The three Sthambhas are the three doshas – Vata(ether and air), Pitta (fire and water), and Kapha (water [...]

Ayurveda and Incompatible Foods

By |2023-12-04T02:00:03+00:00August 2nd, 2023|Categories: ayurveda, Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ayurveda and Incompatible Foods Incompatible foods wreak havoc on our mind-body eventually. Ever drink banana milkshake and feel congested or stuffy? Milk which contains lactogen and certain fruits, such as bananas, which also contain common allergen may aggravate an asthmatic attack. Did your grandma remind you to not mix dairy and fish together? Milk is cold [...]

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 [...]

Ayurvedic Care for the Eyes 

By |2023-02-22T16:34:04+00:00February 22nd, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 the point of exhaustion. More screentime, more remote working, more laptop staring, more gadgets, more at-home research. The unnatural light emitted [...]

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 [...]

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 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. [...]

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