Ayurveda

May
21
Pre and Postnatal Care, According to Ayurveda

Pre and Postnatal Care, According to Ayurveda

The choice to bring a child into the world should not be taken lightly. It is an extraordinary responsibility. It
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May
01
Let's Talk Treatments, According to Ayurveda

Let's Talk Treatments, According to Ayurveda

The aims of Ayurveda can be boiled down into two simple goals. The first is the prevention of disease. The
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Apr
19
Rasayana Chikitsa - Rejuvenation Therapy

Rasayana Chikitsa - Rejuvenation Therapy

In understanding the in’s and out’s of rasayana chikitsa, it is helpful to have a basic understanding of
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Apr
16
A Deep Dive Into the Prana Vayus

A Deep Dive Into the Prana Vayus

Understanding the Five Sub-Doshas of Vata and Their Correlation to Breathwork, Mudra and Ultimately Longevity Introduction Ayurveda recognizes the following
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Apr
04
Ayurvedic Cikitsa, Treatment/ Management

Ayurvedic Cikitsa, Treatment/ Management

In Ayurvedic practices, there are two main types of cikitsa or treatment/ management plans. The two main types are: 1.
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Mar
01
Stages of Disease - According to Ayurveda

Stages of Disease - According to Ayurveda

In reading this post, it will help to have a basic understanding of Ayurveda and the doshas. Good places to
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Feb
14
Understanding Vata, Pitta and Kapha

Understanding Vata, Pitta and Kapha

The Elements Ayurveda recognizes the following elements (in order from subtle to gross): Ether, Air, Fire, Water, Earth. These are
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Jan
04
The Six Tastes According to Ayurveda

The Six Tastes According to Ayurveda

The five elements (ether, air, fire, water, earth) come together to form three doshas - vata, pitta, and kapha. The
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Dec
28
Understanding Digestion from an Ayurvedic Perspective

Understanding Digestion from an Ayurvedic Perspective

Ayurveda views digestion through rasa (taste), virya (potent energy, either heating or cooling), and vipaka (post-digestive effect). There are 6
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Dec
15
Practical Ayurvedic Tips for Holiday Eating

Practical Ayurvedic Tips for Holiday Eating

I share a very brief introduction to Ayurveda here as knowledge is power! But the tips below are designed for
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