The word inflammation comes from the Latin “inflammo”, meaning “I set alight, I ignite”. Inflammation is the body’s attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens – and begin the healing process. Acne, eczema, dermatitis, rosacea, razor burn, psoriasis, and various rashes, wounds, and swellings are either symptomJuly, 20 2017
Did you know that an imbalance of something called ‘Vata’ in your body could be the reason for sleep disorders, fatigue, restlessness, dry skin, cramps and many other psychological and physiological conditions? According to Ayurveda, the human body is made up of the Pancha Mahabhutas or the Five Great elements – Air, Water, Earth, FireJuly, 14 2017
As of 2015, more than 415 million people across the world had been diagnosed with Diabetes. As much as it is admittedly a lifestyle disorder, it also comes with its set of myths. Here are a few of them and we see how Ayurveda addresses them. 1. Diabetics Should Eat Frequently “An important point inJuly, 13 2017
Sometimes we believe the food we are eating is healthy because it has less fat or no fat. But there is something called ‘incompatible foods’ in Ayurveda which when combined and consumed for too long, could lead to diseases or illnesses in the body, even though individually the foods may be good for the body.July, 04 2017
After a heavy night of drinking, often the mornings that follow are spent regretting the previous night as the pounding headache and nausea seem unrelenting. You would almost do anything to get rid of the heavy feeling. Did you know cabbage soup is a great hangover reliever? Or did you know that people with PittaJune, 30 2017
You have probably had enough with comments like ‘why are they not feeding you?’ or ‘you look like a bamboo stick’ or ‘will you blow away if I breathe?’ and other variations of these. The stereotype associated with underweight can be scathing for some. But from a health and wellness point of view, It isJune, 27 2017
Acid reflux, essentially a lifestyle imbalance disorder, is called Amlapitta in Ayurveda. The most common understanding about acid reflux is, it is caused by excessive formation of acids in the stomach. But interestingly according to Ayurveda, acid reflux is a result of weak Agni or digestive fire (in other words, insufficient production of stomach acids).May, 24 2017
Radiant skin starts from the inside out! What you eat on a daily basis can have a long-term effect on the health of your skin. Get your glow back by adding these foods and seasonings to your daily eating routine 1. Fats and Oils Believe it or not, fats are good for you, and good for yourMay, 23 2017
Fight This Unmentionable Dis-Odor With Ayurveda It has been bothering us for a while now. You have been trying to muzzle it under, with all types of expensive deodorants, body sprays and fragrances. This may have helped some but for most others, it created more toxic problems by mixing pleasant with the unpleasant, making itMay, 12 2017
Moon bathing, soaked raisins, milk, melon, and other tips to face the brutal heat…. Going by the estimates of The Weather Company, this year temperatures all across the U.S. are going to be much warmer as we enter the season. With the onset of summer, as you start feeling the sun again, especially with aMay, 10 2017
Over all, the human body is made up of 60% water. The lungs are 83% water and the skin is 64% water. Water and earth element in the body make up the Kapha dosha. An imbalance in the Kapha Dosha can lead to troubled digestion, edema (skin disorder) or obesity on one hand or dehydration, skinMay, 02 2017
Picture this- You are an avid traveler and racking up the frequent flyer miles. You are supposed to rush to a business critical meeting right after you land. After having spent hours inside a crammed aircraft, here you are, required to be fully awake, alert and bring your A game. How will you kick your jetlag?April, 25 2017
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