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2/28/18

Ayurvedic Regimen For Spring


ayurveda ritucharya

Just like Ayurvedic daily routines and routines for restful sleep, following a proper seasonal regimen or Ritucharya is important preventive medicine. 

2/19/18

Ayurvedic Detox Tea Recipe


ccf fennel cumin coriander

Ayurvedic detox tea is made of roasted coriander, cumin and fennel seeds. It is tridoshic which means it balances all three doshas: Vata, Pitta and Kapha. It stimulates agni, warms up the circulation and clears out water retention while also cleanses the urinary tract and reduces water weight. 

2/15/18

The Seven Dhatus

seven body tissues sapta dhatu

Dhatus are the seven bodily tissues that hold and contain structure of the organs within the body. They are:

2/13/18

Benefits Of Tongue Scraping

tongue scraping benefits


Tongue scraping is called jihva nirlekhana and it provides many benefits. 

2/5/18

Improper Food Combining in Ayurveda

ayurveda nutrition tips
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According to Ayurveda every food has its own taste (rasa), quality (guna), a heating or cooling energy (virya) and post-digestive effect (vipaka). When two or more foods are combined with different rasa, guna, virya and vipaka, Agni (digestive enzymes) can become overwhelmed, which result in production of toxins. Careful food combining will improve our overall health.

2/3/18

Dangers Of Suppressing Natural Urges

ayurveda thirst

Suppressing natural urges aggravates Vata dosha and creates serious health problems. A whole 7th chapter in the Charaka Samhita is dedicated to this topic.

2/1/18

The Concept Of Agni

ayurveda digestion

Agni is biological fire that governs metabolism and it is present in every cell of the body. 
Agni converts food in the form of energy which is responsible for all the vital functions of our body and longevity. It determines which substances enter our cells and tissues and which substances should be removed as waste.