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Lasuna Rasayana – Garlic

Lasuna or Rasona is the Sanskrit word for Garlic. Garlic is widely used in Ayurvedic medicine but should be used with caution if a disease is predominant by Pitta dosha and Rakta dhatu. The Ayurvedic actions are: Brmhana - nourishing. …
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Ayurvedic Approach to Hay Fever

The classical texts of Ayurveda explain hay fever in depth. Known as Pratishyaya in the Madhava Nidanam, treatment would depend on the unique characteristics of the individual client. In general, a few Ayurvedic tips for hay fever are as follows: …
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Ayurveda for Athletes.

A fun fact you may not know about Kelsey - she has spent much of her life playing competitive sport. Having experience as a collegiate basketball player and coach in the United States, she hopes to incorporate Ayurvedic principles into the lives…
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Kati Basti Treatment.

Kati means waist in Sanskrit. Basti means a container, to hold or retain. During this treatment a circle of dough is placed on a specific area of the body, in terms of Kati basti this the lower back. Warm medicated oil is poured into the…
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How many calories should you be eating a day?

Today we will speak about the Ayurvedic perspective on eating guidelines versus calorie restriction. Perhaps you have been told by a trainer, coach or even a doctor to start restricting your caloric intake in order to lose weight. So what…
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Who Struggles With Sleep?

Sleep is one of the trayopastambha, the three pillars of life. We all know how it can hugely impact us if we have a rough nights sleep.  Vata Sleep: Vata individuals or imbalanced may experience very light and scanty sleep. We find that…