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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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...
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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...
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...
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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,...

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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How To Get the Most Out of Your Vedic Astrology Reading

Vedic astrology, also called Jyotish astrology, is an ancient science based on the Vedic scriptures of India. Astrology charts are based on the date, time, and place of birth. A horoscope is like a snapshot...
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The Five Elements of Ayurveda and Yoga

Both Ayurveda and Yoga are based on the principle of the five elements. These five elements are referred to as the panchamahabhutas in Ayurveda or the tattvas in Yoga. Pancha means “five” and mahabhuta and...
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Yoga For Balancing Your Doshas

Just as incorrect diet and lifestyle can create imbalance, so can the wrong yoga practice. Yoga must be done on an individual basis; we are all different in mind and body, your yoga practice...
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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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