How to Improve Fertility with Ayurveda

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How to Improve Fertility with Ayurveda

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ayurveda and Fertility According to Ayurveda, there are four primary factors of fertility – bija (the seed), nutrition (ambu), the field (kshetra), and timing (rtu). Out of these four, bija is the most crucial. It refers to the reproductive tissues (sperms, ova, and secretions from supporting organs like the prostate glands, etc.) Ayurveda defines seven dhatus or tissue structures. The …

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Reaching Optimal Health: Ayurveda Philosophy & its Elements

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ayurvedic medicine recognizes that health is more than simply the absence of disease.  Unlike modern Western medicine, it works to prevent and cure disease as well as to enable people to achieve and maintain ideal mental, emotional, spiritual and physical well-being.  It calls upon each individual’s inherent powers of rejuvenation  and emphasizes that a person must take an active role …

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What are the Doshas? Vata, Pitta, Kapha

Reading Time: 5 minutes We are all unique. Our bodies, our personalities, the way we view the world, and specific issues we are trying to combat.  Each and every one of us has our own specific blueprint that shapes us into who we are! Ayurveda recognizes this uniqueness through the doshas… but What are the Doshas? Vata, Pitta, Kapha – and why are they …

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The Benefits of Self-Massage

Reading Time: 3 minutes With the weather cooling down and the fall season moving in, now is the perfect time to find a new way to stay energized and warm. As with most things, Ayurveda has an answer for this: self-massage, or abhyanga. An essential part of your daily Ayurvedic routine, abhyanga can restore both your physical body and emotional wellbeing. The benefits of …

Benefits of Ashwagandha

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Reap the Benefits of Ashwagandha in Your Daily Life

Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to wellness, one of the best indicators that something is truly good for you is when modern science endorses a practice or substance that’s been used in ancient medicine for generations. This is certainly the case for ashwagandha, and the benefits of ashwagandha have long been touted by both eastern healers and western doctors. Essentially, ashwagandha is …

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Understanding your Internal Fire – Agni

Reading Time: 3 minutes We all have that fire burning- Agni within us.  But did you know there’s a name for it? And that it’s critically important to our overall health? Think of when you last cooked a delicious meal. You needed the heat in your pan to be hot enough and continuous for the food to cook effectively. Too much heat, and the …

Ayurvedic Wisdom for Better Sex: Awakening Intimacy

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Ayurvedic Wisdom for Better Sex: Awakening Intimacy

Reading Time: 4 minutes Sexuality is a deep aspect within all of us.  And the question of what a “healthy sex life” looks like is more widely explored and questioned every day. My curiosity led me to explore awakening intimacy: Ayurvedic Wisdom for Better Sex. Sex is our creative life force in action, our sacred expression, and one of our deepest, most primal needs. …

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Hot Water and the Importance of Drinking it

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever wondered why it is so common to drink hot water in the Ayurveda lifestyle? Why hot water is almost always preferred over any other kind of water. Hot water plays an important role in your body’s health and can benefit you in ways that you weren’t even aware of. It can help to treat common ailments from …

ayurveda during pregnancy

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Ayurveda During Pregnancy

Reading Time: 4 minutes Pregnancy is a miraculous time in a woman’s life. Not only is she growing a whole new person, she’s also learning more about herself as she goes through the changes associated with this period. Luckily, Ayurvedic wisdom stemming back over 5,000 years has given us some helpful tips for how to use Ayurveda during pregnancy to ease the stress on …

ayurveda for kids

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Ayurveda for Kids

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s no secret that there are many benefits to living an Ayurvedic lifestyle. From increased energy to greater balance and overall well being, this ancient practice has benefitted many adults. However, Ayurveda for kids can be just as beneficial, with the added bonus that starting your children with an Ayurvedic lifestyle can build healthy habits that will stick with them …

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