Tag Archives: Ayurveda

Ayurvedic Home Remedies 101: The Ginger Detox Bath

If you are looking to cleanse the system, Ayurveda has countless methods to promote detoxification for both the body and mind.  The Ginger Detox Bath is a great addition to any cleanse, but is equally beneficial to use on a daily basis as well.  This holistic remedy is one of the key svedana or sweating therapies in an Ayurvedic home cleanse and is recommended to be utilized each day before, during and after the program.  Since most disease is caused by toxins in the body, often this therapy is recommended in the lifestyle treatment protocol for healing disorders of all kinds.  Continue reading »

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Ayurvedic Sleep Report Part 4: Ayurvedic Treatment for a Vata Sleep Disorder

Vata sleep disorderSo here we are in Part 4 of this “Ayurvedic Sleep Report”.  In the final chapters of this Sleep series, I would like to share with you some natural options for treating a sleep disorder using the wisdom of Ayurveda.  In order to be sure of the proper treatment protocol, you must make sure to treat the individual and their specific symptoms and not just the disorder itself.  Furthermore, it is vital to make sure the root cause of the disorder is discovered and then removed. If the cause continues to flourish, any treatment plan will merely pacify the symptoms, while the disorder itself continues to progress. If you are not sure of the root cause of your sleep disorder, then it may be best to eventually seek out a knowledgeable Ayurvedic practitioner in your area, or contact me for an Ayurvedic phone consultation.  In the meantime, you can begin to balance out your sleep issues using some general Ayurvedic protocols that I will share with you here.  Continue reading »

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The Four Types of Agni

fireThe digestive fire (aka Agni), according to Ayurveda, is such a dynamic concept, it is stated to be the main determiner of one’s energy, vitality and well being. One’s overall digestion is likely to determine the overall health of that individual. Continue reading »

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An Ayurvedic View on Food Combining

 

imagesThe root cause of most diseases and conditions today stems from a weak digestive fire and a build-up of toxins throughout the body.  Among the major causes of these toxins, improper food combining is at the top of the list.  Continue reading »

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5 Effective Herbal Remedies for Healthy Travel

ginger for travelHerbal remedies are a must during travel to keep both the mind and the body in balance.  The key focus should be to kindle digestion, aid in elimination, boost immunity and relax the nerves.   Continue reading »

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Simple Ayurvedic Remedies for Allergies

allergies and ayurvedaAllergies, or “asatmya” as it is known in Ayurveda, is a condition of hypersensitivity typically caused by a weak digestive fire (agni), as well as a depleted immune system (ojas).  Continue reading »

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How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

ayurveda and travelingAlthough traveling may be fun, exciting and filled with adventure; it can also be highly disruptive, causing disequilibrium and Vata aggravation to the entire system. Continue reading »

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