Diet + Lifestyle

Avocado Benefits + Ayurveda-Inspired Avocado Recipes, Beauty Remedies

Let's take a look at the various health benefits of avocados. We also mention some delicious Ayurveda-inspired avocado recipes and remedies.

Avocado is rather a unique and popular fruit due to its various health and beauty benefits. Let’s take a look at the various health benefits of avocados. We also mention some delicious Ayurveda-inspired avocado recipes and remedies. Often called the “Alligator Pear” due to its pear shape and alligator-like external …

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Garden Cress Benefits, Uses, Dosage + Ayurvedic Uses Of Garden Cress Seeds

Garden Cress Benefits, Uses, Dosage + Ayurvedic Uses Of Garden Cress

What Is Garden Cress? Garden cress is a well-known herb in folklore remedies. Here we discuss the various Ayurvedic uses, benefits, dosage, side effects, and applications of garden cress. This herb has been used medicinally since time immemorial even though well known classical Ayurvedic medical texts like the Charaka Samhita …

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Ama Nidana: Causes + Symptoms Of Undigested Food And Metabolic Toxins

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What Is Ama? The word ‘ama’ is the combination of ‘am’ dhatu (tissue) with ‘nich’ pratyaya1. Ama is a Sanskrit term for ahaar (food) that is absorbed into the system without being properly digested. The word ama found in Ayurvedic medical literature basically means incompletely fermented and unripened substances.2 The …

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Healthy Snacks For Kids: 3 Easy-To-Prepare Ayurveda Inspired Recipes

Healthy Snacks For Kids

Healthy Snacks For Kids Snacking is important for children because their smaller stomachs fill up fast and they burn energy quickly. Children also need the right nutrition to support growth. Let’s take a look at recipes for some easy-to-prepare Ayurveda inspired healthy snacks for kids. Snacks between meals give their growing …

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Finding Your Satmya: The Ayurvedic Diet And Lifestyle That Works Best For You

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Here we take a look at what satmya is, the Ayurvedic perspective on satmya and how this concept can help you find the best diet and lifestyle practices for yourself. Satmya, pronounced “sat-mae-ya” is a Sanskrit word that is often used in Ayurveda. It basically means “wholesome adaptation through gradual change” 1 Satmya means suitability to those …

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What Is Ratricharya? Ayurvedic Nightly Regimen: Dietary + Lifestyle Guidelines For Nighttime

ratricharya night regimen

Ayurveda gives high importance to both preventive and curative aspects of health. We all are familiar with the definition of health according to the World Health Organization. Health, as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO), is “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the …

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Ajirna: An Ayurvedic Perspective on Indigestion + Ayurvedic Remedies

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Whether it is heartburn, stomach ache, malabsorption, constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas, ulceration or other GI conditions, most people experience some manifestation of indigestion (ajirna) in their lives. Here, we take a look at the causes and Ayurvedic remedies for indigestion. From an Ayurvedic perspective, the root cause of these indigestion symptoms …

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What Is Rtucharya? Ayurvedic Seasonal Living: Summer Diet + Lifestyle Guidelines

summer rtucharya seasonal living

Here we take a look at what rtucharya is and what Ayurveda prescribes for the summer including lifestyle guidelines, summer diet, and herbs for the summer season. Ayurveda emphasizes a rhythmic and cyclical view of life. These rhythms are characterized largely by the fluctuations of elements and doshas both within an individual’s …

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Mahasudarshan Churna Benefits (Sudarshan Churna), Ingredients

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Mahasudarshan churna (mahasudarshan powder) and mahasudarshan ghan vati are popular Ayurvedic formulations. Let’s take a look at their benefits and uses in Ayurveda.  Both of these formulations are primarily used for treating various types of fevers. Mahasudarshan churna is simply a powdered formulation of the mahasudarshani preparation. In classical Ayurvedic texts, this …

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