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Fasting – Ayurvedic approach to detoxification

We’ve seen that Ayurveda focuses more on food intake and how it is utilized in the body, and finally, the way waste is eliminated from our bodies. The reasons behind each metabolic process can be explained within Ayurveda. However, this metabolic process requires to be re-energized. There is a long-standing tradition of fasting in all homes. What’s the reason for fasting? How does fast feel? When to do Fasting? Then, Ayurveda answered these questions with precision. In Ayurveda, to prevent any illness or to ensure the overall health of the human body, three fundamental notions that are Agni, Ojas and

How to perform Nasya at home?

Nasya is the nasal administration of medicated herbal remedies, decoctions, and oils. Nasya is the procedure that balances all doshas, but especially vata. It is traditionally used to help lubricate your nasal passages, boost vocal quality, as well as aid in maintaining clear vision.  In Ayurveda, the nose is thought to be the primary way to the brain, and it is also the gateway to consciousness. It is also the entry point for prana, the vital force introduced by breathing. A healthy, uncluttered breathing pattern is essential to ensure the proper flow of prana through the body and head. It

Reset your system with an Autumn Detox

In Australia, it is autumn in the months of March, April, and May. The weather gets cooler in autumn, the wind starts to blow and days get shorter. The leaves on many trees start to change color and fall on the ground. Autumn in Australia is very beautiful.  Do you notice certain imbalances or symptoms that may tend to recur during the falls/ transition season? Perhaps you might experience feeling dull and lethargic, having aches or pain, allergies or weight changes, feeling anxious, trouble sleeping, and changes in appetite, metabolism, and digestion. Fall has just begun with a nagging reminder

Read your tongue yourself- Ayurvedic tongue diagnosis

What is tongue?  The tongue is present in the mouth and it’s a muscular organ. It’s covered with papillae and the surface of the papillae is further covered by thousands of taste buds.  What is the importance of the tongue?  It is very important for the taste, chewing, speech, and swallowing the food. What does your tongue say about your stomach?  The tongue is also called the mirror that shows the conditions of the internal organs generally of digestion. It also shows the nutritive and digestive condition of an organism.  So we will tell you how to read your tongue

Ayurvedic Guide for Summer

Welcome to summer! It’s a time we can enjoy longer days and extended hours of light to have more fun. For many people, it’s a time for holidays, visiting the beach, Christmas celebrations and heralding in the New Year. Ayurveda teaches us that we are part of nature, and what manifests in the macrocosm of life is reflected in the microcosm of life. When it gets hotter in the summer, heat (pitta) rises in the environment. Correspondingly, the body reduces its inner fire (agni), as it follows nature’s tendency to maintain balance. Reduced production of heat, lower metabolism and somewhat

Ayurveda Day 2020

The whole world commemorates the goodness of the Ayurvedic  system of holistic medicine every year on a special day. The day is celebrated as Ayurveda Day. In the Asian countries, which have their roots in the origin of Ayurveda, this day is National Ayurveda Day. As a part of the global initiative to preserve and promote Ayurvedic health science, Ayurveda Day 2020 is celebrated. This year it falls on 13th November 2020.  Ayurveda Day and Dhanvantari Jayanti  Celebration of Ayurveda day strongly associates considering it an auspicious ceremony. Ayurveda Day is also called Dhanwantari Jayanti.  The roots of the Ayurveda

Living Ayurveda in Spring

Spring is upon us! It is magical and dynamic season in our life. It is often called a season of fresh beginnings, renewal, newness, change and growth. Of course, the earth manifests in a potential way during this season. Germination of seeds, budding flowers, buzzing insects, unfurling leaves, and a lot more. We connect closely to the nature. Eventually, our body and mind receives a wonderful natural opportunity for a fresh beginning. It is the right phase for our bodies to cleanse in and out, rule out the imbalances, rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit and lit up the life.

Ayurvedic Recommendation for COVID 19 – An Overview

The whole world suffers from the sudden outbreak of the pandemic disease, Corona aka COVID 19. While millions across the world strictly adhere to the precautions and preventive measures, literally, every individual is prone to the risk of COVID 19.  However, the ancient medical system Ayurveda, throws light on prevention, building immunity and reducing the risk of infection to COVID 19. Here is the brief outlook on Ayurvedic Recommendation for COVID 19.   Before we look into the Ayurvedic recommendation for COVID 19, you must know, Ayurveda shared insights on the pandemic and epidemic diseases and infections. Surprising isn’t it!

What is Oil pulling and its benefits?

Oil pulling is an important part of ayurvedic daily rituals practices that support and maintain balanced health. Oil pulling is described as Kavala or Gandusha in the ayurvedic texts, which means a comfortable amount of oil, is held in the mouth and gargled or pulled through the teeth and around the gums and teeth. In Ayurveda, the individual is seen as an individual, diagnosed as an individual, and treatments are based upon them. Oil pulling is described as preventive and curative therapy as well. Ayurveda claims oil pulling can cure 30 different diseases, including many illnesses that have nothing to

Ayurvedic ways to care your skin in winter

In Australia, winter season (June-Aug) is dry, cold, and windy. This kind of season is associated with the Vata Dosha, which increases the Vata qualities of dry, cold, rough, and coarse. This means we must be careful to keep Vata in balance and not to aggravate Kapha. Skin appears to age in the winter season due to Vata dosha. The symptoms of dryness, cracking, dullness, and roughness of the skin occurs in winter.