Ayurvedic Advice

Ayurvedic Suggestions for Surviving the Holidays

Ayurvedic Suggestions for Surviving the Holidays

During the holiday season we are all prone to overindulgence and often neglect healthy routines like proper sleep and nutrition. Ayurveda though is far from taking the fun out of this festive time. In fact Ayurveda encourages us to seek balance in all seasons. It really is in moderation and counteracting the forces of nature when we do overindulge. Here are some simple Ayurvedic life hacks for surviving the Wintery season:Keep WarmKeep bundled up, coat, cap and scarf if you are heading outside. Warm the body as well from the inside using Ayurvedic Herbal Teas like our Cinnamon & Ginger...

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Boost Your Digestive Fire - Winter is Coming!

Boost Your Digestive Fire - Winter is Coming!

Everyone is talking about the rising energy costs and thinking of how they will stay warm this winter.  Few people think about the importance of not only being warm on the outside but keeping that digestive fire burning bright.  In the autumn and winter our digestive fire has a tendency to go a bit irregular and restless due to the change of seasons. Warming and Nourishing Herbs Ashwagandha and Trikatu are two very important warming and nourishing herbs. The great thing about these two herbs is that in combination: They stimulate digestive fire Strengthen immune system Help to correct circulation...

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Ayurvedic Advice - Winter Season

Ayurvedic Advice - Winter Season

The Winter season can be one of the harshest times of the year due to the extreme changes in temperature and lack of physical activity. We all tend to sleep more, gain weight and can even experience mood changes. The daylight hours are shorter making it more difficult to feel energetic or that we can quite fit everything into our day.

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Preparing for Autumn

Preparing for Autumn

Summer is definitely on the way out with days getting shorter! But the wonderful news is that Autumn is just around the corner. This change in season is just the right time as the body needs a short rest and break from the busy-ness of summer.

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Protecting Your Skin and Hair with Ayurveda

Protecting Your Skin and Hair with Ayurveda

Summer can be one of the harshest seasons for your skin. Extreme temperatures, over indulgence in the sun and lack of proper hydration can leave the protective layer of the skin worn and suffering ill effects. This very Pitta dominant season can cause many skin disorders to flare up. One subject rarely talked about within the Ayurvedic community is sun protection. There has long been the wise saying ‘Between ten and three stay under a tree’. As many know in Ayurveda we rise with the Sun within the seasons; however, it is important to be conscious about the amount of...

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