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How To Live In Harmony With The Daily Cycles

To maintain balance and health we need to live in harmony nature's daily cycles. There are times of the day that are more suitable than others for our regular daily activities such as waking,...
Brahmi and Gotu Kola

Brahmi vs Gotu Kola – Which is Better for You?

The Ayurvedic herb brahmi is commonly referred to as gotu kola, this has led some to believe that these two herbs are interchangeable. Both are used extensively in Ayurveda due to their effects on...
castor oil pack

How to Use a Castor Oil Pack

A castor oil pack is a safe and efficient way to get the healing benefits of castor oil. Castor oil packs are an important part of many holistic healing protocols including detoxification programs, cancer...

Nasal Cleansing With Nasya

An effective Ayurvedic remedy for nasal cleansing is nasya.  Nasya is one of the five purification methods in panchakarma therapy and is also commonly done as an Ayurvedic treatment on its own. You can...
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6 Benefits of Tongue Scraping

Scraping your tongue every day is an essential oral hygiene practice, it is just as important as brushing your teeth. It’s a very simple practice that involves gently scraping your tongue with a small...
Coconut oil for Oil Pulling

Oil Pulling Doesn’t Cure Everything, But This is What it Will Do

What is Oil Pulling? Oil pulling is a daily self-care practice that involves swishing oil around your mouth. It is often mistakenly called gaṇḍūṣa or kavalagraha. Gaṇḍūṣa and kavalagraha are ancient Ayurvedic techniques that involve...
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Dosha Tests – What is Your Prakruti and Vikruti?

The healing system of Ayurveda uses the concept of the three doshas to explain ones constitution or nature. There are many Ayurvedic tests available in books and online that determine your dominant dosha. A...

Nasal Cleansing With Neti

Neti or “jala neti” means "cleansing with water." It is an ancient technique used in both Ayurveda and Yoga for nasal cleansing. Neti is a salt water solution flushed through the nasal passage using a...
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What Makes Ayurveda An Outstanding Healing System?

Ayurveda is an ancient healing system that can improve your health and lifestyle. Ayurveda translates as the "Science of Life" coming from the Sanskrit words "ayu" meaning "life" and "veda" meaning science or knowledge....
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Ayurvedic Cookbooks for Balanced Eating

There are many Ayurvedic cookbooks available that specialize in teaching you how to prepare healthy, balanced meals using the principles of Ayurveda, a holistic system of healing from ancient India. Using Ayurvedic cookbooks is a very practical way...
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