Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Herbs, Joints, Product Articles

Fighting Inflammation Holistically with Ayurveda

Reading Time: 5 minutes As I was diving into ancient knowledge of Ayurveda, I started to realize that these unrealistic lifestyle expectations that we put ourselves into have become something acceptable, undermining the fact that our bodies cannot adapt to the abnormal. The chronic imbalance has become a common situation affecting every cell and its roots caused by daily stress which we try to …

The Many Benefits of Turmeric & Curcumin for the Body

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The Many Benefits of Turmeric & Curcumin for the Body

Reading Time: 3 minutes Turmeric is a spice that has received much interest from both the medical and scientific worlds, as well as from the culinary world. It is a plant in the ginger family, native to Southeast Asia and primarily grown in India. Its rhizome (underground stem) is used as a culinary spice and traditional medicine around the world. Historically, turmeric was used …

Ayurvedic Spring Cleansing

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Ayurvedic Spring Cleansing

Reading Time: 4 minutes The feelings of Spring are upon us! That natural high of that first warm, sunny day, the sounds of the birds, and all of the new activity of Mother Nature!  The leaves are sprouting. The flowers are blooming.  And with this renewed sense of change in nature, Spring is the perfect time to gift ourselves with a reset… to cleanse, …

3 Tips to Boost Your Mood Naturally

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3 Tips to Boost Your Mood Naturally

Reading Time: 3 minutes Now that the rainy days and cloudy skies are mostly over, you may realize your mood starting to improve. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a real thing, so don’t be surprised if you see a dramatic shift in your attitude. Since spring is in full swing, and there are more hours of daylight to enjoy, you may feel the best …

Why Ashwagandha is Essential for Health & Wellness

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Why Ashwagandha is Essential for Health & Wellness

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ashwagandha is an ancient, medicinal herb that is an essential part of Ayurveda, a popular form of alternative medicine based on Indian principles of natural healing. The Sanskrit term Ayurveda translates to “knowledge of life.” Some of these treatments are now gaining recognition in the United States, such as the use of ashwagandha in supplement form.  Ashwagandha is known to help the …

herbs for stress

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Herbs & Teas That Will Relieve You of Stress

Reading Time: 3 minutes These days, there are more opportunities available to us than ever before. In every way that counts, the world of the 21st century is truly a globalized one. You can live wherever you want, and you can work in whatever profession you choose. However, there is definitely another side to that coin – and you can be sure it’s a …

How to Manage Your Diet During the Holidays!

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How to Manage Your Diet During the Holidays

Reading Time: 4 minutes Typically, the holidays are a time of celebration, socializing and indulgence. Between holiday parties with friends and family, and longstanding traditions at home, it can be easy to fall off the wagon when it comes to living a healthy Ayurvedic lifestyle. So we’ve created this handy guide to help you manage your diet during the holidays, with effective strategies for …

winter blues

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Transforming the Winter Blues with Ayurveda

Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you ever experienced the weather as a direct mirror of your internal state? When it’s sunny, warm, and bright, you feel the excitement, possibility, and clarity; when cold, grey, and rainy, you might feel a bit more melancholy. As many ancient texts point to, “as above, so below, as within, so without.” We are very much a product of …

health benefits of turmeric

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Health Benefits of Turmeric

Reading Time: 4 minutes Known as the “Queen of Spices,” turmeric wears its golden color as a signifier of all the good it can do for us. This ancient herb has been used in Ayurvedic practice for around 4,000 years and is now the subject of numerous modern-day research studies. Turmeric has many health benefits, used to treat everything from colds and joint pain …

benefits of saffron

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Benefits of Saffron and Incorporating it into your Routine

Reading Time: 3 minutes Famously the most expensive spice in the world, saffron is certainly worth its weight in gold. This illustrious, golden-red spice comes from the stigma of the saffron crocus, and it can take thousands of flowers to produce a single pound of saffron. But beyond its pricey reputation, the benefits of saffron are numerous, and it has traditionally been used as …

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