Ayurveda

Turmeric

Turmeric, the “Golden Goddess” of Ayurveda

Turmeric, called the “Golden Goddess” in Ayurveda, the 5,000 year old natural healing system of India, has many great health benefits. Turmeric is believed to balance the three doshas (vata, pitta, and kapha). It has been used by Ayurvedic healers as medicine taken internally in various forms. Considered an antiseptic, immune system booster, it also […]

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  • Ayurvedic Tips: Relieving Migraine

    Get Rid of that Migraine with these Ayurvedic Tips

    If you suffer from migraines, you’re no stranger to that gnawing pain in your head. Rather than reaching for that over the counter analgesic, next time you get a migraine, think about the causes and culprits of it. A migraine is like a fire alarm. It is a signal that something is wrong, that there’s […]

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  • Kitchari

    Ayurvedic Healing with Kitchari

    In Ayurvedic cooking, Kitchari is considered to be a cleansing and complete protein meal. This divine dish is not just tasty, but is very well known for its healing digestive power and how it balances one’s metabolism. Often times, Kitchari is given to a person looking to cleanse his or her body of accumulated ama […]

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Health & Wellness

Turmeric

Turmeric, the “Golden Goddess” of Ayurveda

Turmeric, called the “Golden Goddess” in Ayurveda, the 5,000 year old natural healing system of India, has many great health benefits. Turmeric is believed to balance the three doshas (vata, pitta, and kapha). It has been used by Ayurvedic healers as medicine taken internally in various forms. Considered an antiseptic, immune system booster, it also […]

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  • Skull Shining Breath - Kapalabhati

    Kapalabhati Pranayama or “Skull Shining Breath”

    Kapalabhati Pranayama or “Skull Shining Breath” is a great breathing exercise to brighten up your day – from the inside out. To get started: Sit comfortably with your spine erect. Place your hands on the knees, palms open to the sky. Take a deep breath in. As you exhale, pull your stomach in, (a quick, powerful […]

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  • Alternate Nostril Breathing - Nadi Shodhana

    Nadi Shodhana or “Alternate Nostril Breathing”

    Nadi Shodhana or “Alternate Nostril Breathing” is considered a yogi’s best friend. This breath is said to bring calm and balance, uniting the right and left sides of the brain. Starting in a comfortable seated position, with the spine erect and the shoulders relaxed, hold the right thumb over the right nostril and inhale deeply through […]

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