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Rheumatoid Arthritis – An Ayurvedic perspective

In Ayurveda rheumatoid arthritis is known as amavata and was described in great detail by Madhava. Amavata is named after the two involving pathological factors - Ama and Vata and is the condition where stiffness of the body occurs due to lodgement…
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Why have an Ayurvedic massage (Abhyanga)?

Massage is the first friend which serves the human organism from the time of birth. In India it is a tradition to massage the body from one's very first day. The word Abhyanga is literally derived from the Sanskrit root -abhyani (abhi + anj),…

Patra Pinda Sweda

A sweating therapy, in which fresh eranda leaves are fried with other herbal ingredients, tied into boluses, dipped into warm medicated oil and applied over the whole body or affected body part. The herbal bags are padded over joints, thus draining…

New Lakshmi Ayurveda studio now open

Lakshmi Ayurveda is a centre for promoting health and wellbeing. Our aim is to bring the essence of Ayurveda to Australia making it easily accessible for everyone. The centre is run by a fully accredited and qualified Ayurveda practitioner.…