Matcha Green Tea has long been revered for it's healing qualities. It's been said that Buddhist monks have enjoyed matcha tea for centuries for its ability to strengthen concentration and enhance metabolism, all while calming the mind and relaxing the body. Unlike regular green tea
Over the last year or so, I’ve been creating various ayurvedic face masks to nourish and address several recurring skin concerns my clients have spoken to me about. One of the BIGGEST ones, wrinkles!! Also, depending on the season, our eating and sleeping patterns, stress
For centuries, Ayurveda has used Ashwagandha to treat people suffering with stress, anxiety, exhaustion, and lack of sleep. Rich in antioxidants, iron and amino acids, it's no surprise that it continues to be prescribed by Ayurvedic practitioners. Known to promote both, physical and mental health,
Trikatu is often prescribed in Ayurveda. Containing three spices in equal proportions, it's is made up of:
Black pepper – Piper nigrum
Long pepper fruit – Piper longum
Ginger – Zingiber officinalis.
Being extremely hot by nature, Trikatu is often used to stimulate the digestive
Levitating Monkey: Being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at the age 30, why did you decide to turn to Ayurveda and Yoga to heal yourself?
Myra Lewin: I had been dealing with a range of digestive and health issues long before I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.
Growing up in an Indian household, mangos were pretty common to see in our kitchen. Be it in the summer, as we enjoyed these colorful fruits, freshly sliced for an afternoon snack or as a daily condiment that accompanied dinner in the form of tangy
Having seen many people who suffer from anemia and don't even realize it until they get their blood work back from the doctor, I thought it would be beneficial to share a few ayurvedic tips to cure anemia.
Anemia is defined as an insufficient amount of
As the weather continues to cool down, and I look to add a bit of variety to my daily tea regimen, I've been reminded of the great benefits of sipping on stinging nettle tea.
Many years ago, I had a Buddhist teacher who used to sip
Levitating Monkey: What first lead you to become interested in Ayurveda and studying at the American Institute of Ayurveda?
Arun Deva: It is interesting. As a child I was torn between many worlds. The Bollywood of Bombay (Mumbai now), my birth place. The camaraderie of a joint family
According to Ayurveda, cucumbers are great at pacifying the pitta dosha.
Pitta is the dosha associated with heat. When Pitta is aggravated, we are prone to get heartburn, experience acidity, become irritable, have high blood pressure, experience sleep disturbances. At such times, incorporating cucumbers in your diet may