Springtime is the most life-giving time of the year. It is when the cold and death of winter transitions to birth warmth and new life. Just as the ice and snow melts, the Kapha of our bodies begins to melt down. This is why allergies, asthma, and mucus can be especially triggered during spring! Seasonal routine is essential within Ayurveda... because as nature changes around us, our bodies change with it. Here are 3 simple ways to stay in health and harmony this spring!
Neem (azadirechta indica) has been called the plant which “protects the village” for thousands of years. It is best known for its ability to remedy infectious diseases as a powerful anti-viral. Cold and bitter in nature, neem balances Pitta and Kapha doshas.
The sun is shining, the temperature is rising, and the air is feeling dry... In other words, it's a Pitta-dominated season! Seasonal routine is essential within Ayurveda. As nature changes around us, our bodies change with it. Here are 3 simple, quick ways to stay in health and harmony this summer!
Also known as Haridra, turmeric is the essential spice of any Indian kitchen - and rightly so! Its numerous benefits are unmatched. If its beautiful aroma and flavor weren’t enough, turmeric adds a boost of antioxidants and digestibility and reduces the inflammation of every meal.
It's November, and it brings dry, cool weather along with it. In Ayurveda, we can adjust and balance your aggravated Vata dosha during this season with warm foods, a proper routine, and healthy self care! To keep your body & mind healthy and balanced, check our latest blog to incorporate these 3 important foods in your diet this month!
The benefits of Haritaki are becoming more well-known amongst the Yoga and other spiritual communities. For the seekers that want to awaken their third eye and experience higher states of Consciousness, this unique, yet powerful fruit, is the perfect herbal supplement to organically support your spiritual growth in a safe and natural way!
The doshas are the 3 biological energies that rule our bodies and the nature around us (Ayurveda explains them as made up of the 5 elements). Every human being needs all doshas for proper function of the body and mind.
The Five Elements of Existence: Understand them, you understand life itself. They rule nature, earth, the cosmos, and our bodies: space, air, fire, water, earth. In Sanskrit: Akasha, Vayu, Tejas, Aap, Prithvi. ALL life exists as macrocosm to microcosm. As above, so below. It really is that simple, and I will share with you exactly why that is.
In the ancient medicine of Ayurveda, Ashwagandha is known as the herb which unites body and mind so they can function in harmony instead of disharmony. Ashwagandha (withania somnifera) —sometimes called horse mill or Indian ginseng — is becoming well-known in the West for its adaptogenic qualities.
Triphala is the most versatile and well-known of all herbal formulas in Ayurveda. It is a powerful combination that supports the balance of all three doshas (body constitutions): vata, pitta, and kapha.