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Ayurvedic Medicine: How It Can Make You Healthier

It seems that every day a new health or fitness regimen comes along promising to change your life. Well, move over fads and trends because we’re transporting back to a system that has been around for over 5,000 years. Reintroducing, Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurveda is a Sanskrit term that means “the science of life,” and it originated in northern India 5,000 years ago. It is one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems and is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a balance between the mind, body, and spirit. In Ayurveda, everything on earth is connected, according to WebMD. Ayurvedic medicine is a medicinal system that is similar to traditional Chinese medicine, also a major influencer today in Western culture. Ayurvedic medicine includes herbalism, dietary regulation, yoga, bodywork, and… Read More

If You Can Only Make Time For One Morning Ritual, Let It Be This

Morning rituals are very important, and a great habit to get into. The practice of Ayurveda often promotes several rituals to add into your day, and according to Ayurvedic philosophy the choices that you make in regards to your daily routine can either build up resistance to disease or, tear it down. Some recommended Ayurvedic morning rituals include oil pulling and dry brushing. Both of these can provide some amazing benefits for you, and at the very least taking some time to do something for yourself and honor your body is a great way to start the day. If you feel like you absolutely don’t have time, there is a ritual that is fairly effortless and one you should be sure to include in your busy schedule; a mug of warm water… Read More

Maintain Healthy Teeth and Gums with This Simple Ayurvedic Technique

Waking Times Video – What is an easy way to support the health of your mouth and teeth? An Ayurvedic technique of swishing oil in the mouth – also called oil pulling – claims to delivery many health benefits to the teeth, gums, and even throat and sinuses. Cold-pressed organic coconut oil is one of the best oils to use for oil pulling, due to its high lauric content and antimicrobial properties. Here are two respected medical professionals, Dr. Joseph Mercola and Dr. John Douillard, discussing this ancient Indian technique, how to do it, and why it is so beneficial. ~~ Help Waking Times to raise the vibration by sharing this article with friends and family… The post Maintain Healthy Teeth and Gums with This Simple Ayurvedic Technique appeared first on Waking Times.… Read More

A Kapha Pacifying Program

Before beginning to explain about how to reduce or pacify the Kapha dosha, you may want to read about Tridoshas, and Tridoshic Recipes if you have not already. Factors that affect the Kapha Kapha – Balancing Kapha – Imbalancing Strong physical exercise Be a couch potato and eat lots of candy, cookie, chocolate Seek a variety of experiences to be stimulated Sleep In for days at a time, also take naps in the day after eating Eat meals that are lighter and dryer with more bitter, pungent and astringent tastes. Reduce sweet snacks Eat large lunches with food that is heavy (meat and sauces), oily, fried, sweet and salty and if possible have a frozen desert Reduce water consumption to no more that four cups per day (unless you are very physically active)… Read More

What”s Your Dosha? Skincare for your ayurvedic type

By Nancy Lonsdorf Have you ever had a friend recommend an “amazing new anti wrinkle cream or makeup line only to find that it gave you acne or dried out your skin? It happens all the time, because skin types vary as much as people do. Although you” familiar with dry, sensitive, and oily skin types, the ancient healing system of India, ayurveda, looks at skin types in a different way: connecting your body’s outer layer to inner and overall mind-body health. Knowing your ayurvedic skin type can help you unfold your skin’s natural beauty and radiance, slow aging, and heal problem areas from the inside out. What’s your skin type? The key to ayurvedic skincare is as simple as vata, pitta, kapha€that is, knowing the three guiding principles, or doshas, that… Read More