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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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Shatavari for Female Health

shataShatavari is perhaps the most powerful, effective and well-known herb used in Ayurveda when treating female health issues.Even the name says it all; “one who possesses 100 husbands”.  It is said that a women who takes this herb will have the beauty and strength to acquire 100 husbands. Continue reading »

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Rejuvenating Ojas Drink

indexOjas is the subtle essence of the seven vital tissues of the body.  It is said to correlate with one’s immunity, energy and vitality.  When an individual has strong, healthy ojas in their system, they are able to fight against aging, decay and disease. Continue reading »

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What is Your Allergy Type?

allergy typesAs with most conditions in Ayurveda, allergies can be divided into the three subtypes of Vata, Pitta and Kapha.  By discovering which allergy type you are prone to, one will uncover the proper line of treatment that is needed.   Continue reading »

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Allergies: An Ayurvedic Perspective

Allergies and their CausesIn Ayurveda, an allergy is termed as “asatmya”, meaning intolerance.  This intolerance tends to occur when the immune system becomes hypersensitive to a foreign substance such as pollen, chemicals, certain foods, dust, dander and so on.


So what creates this hypersensitivity, and is there a cure??? Continue reading »

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Classic Cleansing Kitchari Recipe

kitchari-recipe-300x169Kitchari is an age old, traditional dish that is not only a staple for Indian meals, but is also a staple for any Ayurvedic cleanse.  This versatile, Eastern dish is super nourishing to the body and the mind, and can be made to fit any constitution or dosha type, depending on the spices and veggies that you may decide to add. Continue reading »

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