Ayurveda

Ayurvedic herbs all have a specific action, as well as a therapeutic action that affects one or all of the three doshas (constitutional types: vata, kapha, pitta). You’ll find that Ayurvedic herbs are generally sold in formulas. This is because they’re usually most effective when taken in combination with each […]

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Ayurveda, the traditional natural healing system of India, has been gaining popularity in the western world. I became interested in it whilst spending a substantial amount of time in India. However, many people are still wondering what is Ayurveda? You may have heard of Ayurvedic massage or Ayurvedic herbs. But […]

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Unless you’re familiar with yoga, pranayama might be a foreign concept to you. One of the most popular pranayama techniques is alternate nostril breathing (Nadi Shodhana pranayama). It’s not difficult to do, and has important health benefits. I discovered this for myself recently, after a yoga teacher friend recommended I […]

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