ayurveda

Suffering from allergies is common when we have excess ama (a build up of toxins) in our bodies. This can aggravate kapha (one of the ayurvedic doshas, which makes up our bodily constitution) leading to imbalance and causing allergies and excess mucus. You can balance allergies with Ayurveda using some of the tips below. How[...]↣ READ MORE

During winter, we are prone to dry skin and low energy. This ancient technique will help you solve both problems – and it’s better for us than the morning cuppa we become so reliant on during the dark days of winter. Dry brushing is a well kept secret. It promotes skin renewal and exfoliation, and[...]↣ READ MORE

by Celestia Loeffler of Yoga and Yum Grapefruits are a beautiful citrus fruit that can help bring a little zest into our lives, and help get our bellies back on track. According to Ayurveda (yoga’s sister science), bitter and sour are the two flavors to favor this month, as we transition past holiday indulgence and move toward cleansing[...]↣ READ MORE

Cinnamon and diabetes

Adding some spice to your life may do more than enhance the flavor of foods! In Ayurveda cinnamon is used in treating type II diabetes. Interestingly I read a study published by Diabetes Care who reports on people with type II diabetes. The patients were given differing daily amounts of cinnamon. Regardless of the amount[...]↣ READ MORE