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7 Ayurvedic Remedies for Fighting the Cold and Flu (that really work!)

gingerSo here we are in the midst of the cold and flu season. If you’re anything like us here in Boulder, CO, it is hard to go anywhere without people coughing and sneezing all around. Whether at work, school, or at home, it is likely you will eventually be exposed to some of these bugs as they migrate from one person to another. If you have kids or are in a kid-related field (teachers!), your exposure is amplified. Since isolation is neither logical nor desired, the best option for staying healthy this season is to use full awareness and combat a potential virus or bacteria before it takes over. In this article, I will be sharing my favorite Ayurvedic herbal remedies that I personally use and can vouch for first hand. So put away your cough syrups and antibiotics and give mother nature a shot!    Continue reading »

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Ask Ayurveda: What is the Best Type of Ayurvedic Detox for Vata Types?

kitchari cleanseAsk Ayurveda: 

“I am curious about detoxing and Ayurveda.  I try to do a cleanse at least twice a year, and in the past I have typically done either juice fasts or even water fasts.  I recently saw an Ayurvedic practitioner in my area and they assessed that I was a Vata type.  I have since read more on Vata body-types and it seems like raw juice and fasting is not recommended for me.  I guess it makes sense since I get really spacey, lethargic, gassy and constipated during the fasts.  It  is great that I learned this information, but now I am looking to do a cleanse in the near future.  What is the best Ayurvedic cleanse for Vata types?  I work a lot, so I hopefully can sustain my energy during the cleanse as much as possible!”  Detox Dilemma Continue reading »

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