What is common between the sun, facial soap, detergent and hard water? They clean and nourish? Yes. But. There’s a BUT here- an overexposure to them can have a long lasting impact on your skin. And NOT necessarily in a way you would like. We cannot emphasize enough how important it is to balance theDecember, 02 2018
Sometimes you may find, it is harder to manage the skin around your feet and at the sole because it is naturally thicker and drier than skin on the rest of your body. It is difficult enough to scrub off the calluses, the dry or dead cells in the feet but it is even harderNovember, 23 2018
Come Thanksgiving and all the diet plans go for a toss, as you sit around the table with family and friends to gorge on all the delicious and painstakingly cooked food on the table, granted the meals far exceed your daily calorie intake. But you can break a few rules. It’s Thanksgiving after all! HereNovember, 16 2018
As the winter sets in, it brings along with it winter dryness, itchy and rough skin, and stiff muscles and joints. Winter, according to Ayurveda, is the time dominated by Pitta Prakopakala that is a time when the Pitta dosha or the fire element in the nature is vitiated. When not managed properly, the imbalances can lead to digestiveNovember, 10 2018
Intensity is the word we are looking for when it comes to describing the Pitta Dosha. Pitta is the agency of transformation and controls the digestion and metabolism functions. It is one of the three Doshas or bio energies in our body that regulate all natural processes in the creation. They function as a combination ofNovember, 01 2018
Do you have a light body frame or low body weight? Vata is one of the three Doshas or bio energies in our body that regulate all natural processes in the creation. They function as a combination of the Five Great Elements of Panchamahabhuta in the nature-air, ether, earth, fire and water. Vata combines space and air, and governs bodily movement and theOctober, 30 2018
The biggest victims of dry winter are your lips. That is for two reasons- the skin on your lips happens to be far more sensitive than the rest and secondly, unlike your skin, your lips do not have sweat glands, which opens it up for drying and discoloration more quickly, if you do not takeOctober, 26 2018
A sedentary lifestyle that involves sitting and staring at a screen for hours together with a neck stretched in front almost as if any more effort was going to make it pass right through the screen, is not the best practice for a happy, healthy, and flexible neck. Then what is? Here is what youOctober, 22 2018
This golden yellow oily liquid sitting in a jar on the kitchen shelf is a storehouse of health benefits, for your hair, skin, body and internal organs, especially digestion apart from the nice heady smell that wafts through the kitchen when you uncork the jar. It is near perfect remedy for those with vitiated VataOctober, 18 2018
When a baby yawns, we see the tiny stressors of the day ease into serenity. Stretching the 43 muscles of our face does this. It tones, releases tension, and increases circulation. It keeps our skin youthful. Perhaps this is why Face Yoga has developed into an entire practice that’s spawned numerous YouTube videos and blogOctober, 10 2018
A stressful lifestyle, poor dietary patterns, medical conditions and demands of a rigorous work life can all affect one of the most important functions of your body-digestion which in turn can cause a loss of appetite. Are there any natural non invasive ways to deal with appetite loss? The answer or the relief lies in theSeptember, 25 2018
Some of the best Ayurvedic experts have treated diseases of their patients by merely changing their diet. It is not just important that you eat well enough, it also matters what food suits your body constitution or Doshas. A lot of people eat, generally healthy foods, that do not suit their Dosha constitution and thenSeptember, 10 2018
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