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Incorporating the Six Tastes Into Your Meals

Incorporating all six tastes in your meals help unlock the nutritional value of various foods and also enhance the digestion process. Adjusting the amounts to your personal constitution (dosha) will help you maintain balanced nutrition and good health, and feel satisfied overall. As you can see below it’s simpler than you think to incorporate each […]

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Reduce Snoring with Ayurveda

Snoring can be reduced by following a couple of simple Ayurveda tips. Try these tips for at least a month to notice a difference. 😴 Do not eat dairy at night, reduce all dairy products in your eating. 😴 Eat more pineapple & oranges which are naturally high in melatonin. 😴Add garlic, onion & horseradish to your […]

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Ayurveda & Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (FM) – latest pain institute research shows eating certain foods can relieve pain. FM is a long-term condition characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and mood disorders. Focusing the lens on food, medical research has started exploring the impact of nutrition on chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia, yielding several interesting and optimistic reports. An […]

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Home-made Ayurveda face packs

Calendula mask to brighten complexion: Crush 2 marigold flowers’ petals with 1/2 tbsp yoghurt. Apply to face for 20 minutes. 🌼 Rose mask for dry skin: Crush 1/2 cup rose petals with 1tsp whole milk and 1/2 tsp coconut oil. Apply to face for 10 minutes. 🌸 Rose mask for normal skin: Crush 1/2 cup […]

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Alternate Nostril Breathing (Nadi Shodhana)

A very simple practice used to calm the body & mind and reduce stress. Sit comfortably either cross-legged or sitting in a chair.   Close the right nostril with your right thumb, inhale through the left nostril. Inhale into the belly, relax your shoulders and your jaw. After inhaling, hold your breath just for a […]

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Home-made Ayurvedic Baths with Herbs & Spices

Making your daily bath an easy self-care practice with herbs can improve your health in many ways: 🛀 Relax tense muscles 🛀 Improves digestion 🛀 Boosts circulation 🛀 Detoxes 🛀 Promotes restful sleep Detox Bath: (best for Kapha) Add ⅓ cup of ginger powder with ⅓ cup baking soda to the water. This helps with circulation, detox & is very […]

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Ayurveda Foot Care

🦶Take a daily foot bath in warm water with 2 drops of witch hazel, 1 drop of lavender, sage and rosemary. 🦶Make time for a weekly foot mask with lentil flour and almond meal- rinse after 10 minutes and then apply olive or sesame oil. 🦶Take an early morning walk barefoot in the grass or […]

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Parkinson’s Disease (Kampavata): the Ayurvedic Approach

Parkinson’s disease, known in Ayurveda as “Kampavata,” is a common neurological disorder. As we age, particularly into our later years, we tend to become more vata-like. When this is combined with a vata increasing lifestyle with stress and constitutional tendencies, the stage is set for vata to overflow into circulation and the blood. Systemic signs […]

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Turmeric

Curcumin is one of our favourite botanicals. Read below to see why! Turmeric has phytochemical compounds which provide it a distinct yellow color and warm/bitter flavour which is also responsible for its healing power. Turmerics main active constituent is Curcumin 3-4% which is yellow coloring substance. In Ayurveda we believe that turmeric is best taken [...]
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