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We need to talk about Urinary Incontinence

Ayurvedic Treatment for Urinary Stress Incontinence According to Ayurveda, urinary incontinence is primarily a Vata disorder.  A few of my clients have seeked help through medical fields and have been left to battle it out on their own after no specific cause has been diagnosed. You're not alone! Approximately half of women and a few blokes [...]
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Take the quiz and choose your individual Ayurveda Winter food list

Take this Vikriti quiz here and find out what your predominant body type (dosha) is at the moment: https://yogainternational.com/article/view/vikriti-test Then come back and find your list of foods best suited to you for the Winter months. There’s also a list of tips for all three body types over Winter. Ayurveda divides the year into six […]

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How to make Ayurvedic facepacks at home

I have tried these face packs and thought you would love them too. You can make them daily or as a treat once per week or month. The thing I like most about these ayurveda face packs is they are so easy and that they smell so good! And they are so gentle and natural […]

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Keep healthy with an Ayurveda routine

I’ve put together a simple Ayurveda daily routine after listening to a variety of speakers in the recent international online Ayurveda conference. I wrote this on the plane on the way back from Fusion Ayurveda’s beautiful retreat to Fiji – what a wonderful week, forming new friendships and having nurturing, rejuvenating spa therapies. Pop over to […]

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First Aid from your kitchen cupboard

Today I want to talk about how herbs and spices serve a dual role in our lives, both to provide culinary diversity and as medicinal herbs used for therapeutic purposes. Many people have a wide variety of herbs and spices in their kitchen cupboards which could also be used as medicines. I learnt about all […]

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Heart health

Heart health is our blog topic today. You all know the benefits of eating clean (My two favourite heart health Ayurveda recipes following) and exercise, but here are a few more food specifics to ensure your heart stays healthy. The two leading Ayurveda heart foods are garlic and ginger. Both of these foods naturally kindle […]

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Ayurvedic lunch ideas – great for work

Ayurvedic lunch recipe ideas – great for taking to work! – plus a scrumptious almond bread recipe. We had such a fantastic week retreat at Saffron Cottage the past week with Gaye Buckingham taking courses on Ayurveda wellbeing and cooking. I thought I would pass on our favourite recipe of almond bread which went down […]

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What’s that ringing in my ears?

From an Ayurveda perspective, having a tinnitus disturbance implies Vata Dosha is out of balance.  Vata is governed by air and sound, which makes it a classic area for a vata imbalance to manifest. There are many strategies recommended to bring the body’s vata back into balance and support the peripheral auditory system of otherwise […]

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