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Ayurveda – Cycles of Shedding

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Cultivating the energy of Spring cleaning allows us to let go and release. The meaning of the Super Moon we experienced at the launch of 2014, I am told, was all about killing off or releasing relationships that needed to […]

Cycling through the Day for Mindful Practice – The Doshas

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According to Ayurveda, the energetic qualities of the doshas (vata, pitta, and kapha) rotate throughout the day so that different influences predominate in different portions of the day. They can affect our practices of asana, pranayama, and meditation, as well […]

Ayurvedic Winter Skin Care

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While we are in the tail end of Winter, we’re feeling the accumulated effects of months of dryness. This brings up a few important questions: How does your skin feels now? Are you experiencing any  dryness, burning, itching, or localized […]

Ayurveda for Companion Animals

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By Dr. Tejinder Sodhi We can apply the energetics of Ayurveda specifically to our companion animals. Many of the familiar herbs that we can use for our own health can also be shared with the four-legged animals who share our […]

Ayurveda for Valentine’s Day – 3 Aphrodisiac Recipes

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Spicy Slices Walnuts, garlic, sage, and sesame are all renowned for their ability to strengthen staying power and stamina. They are also supportive ingredients to both prepare and to rebuild the body after a night (or more) of physical affection. […]

Alleviating Anxiety with Ayurveda

Alleviating Anxiety

In Ayurveda, vata is one of the three doshas, or organizational constituents that maintain homeostasis in the body. Vata dosha embodies the energy represented by the element of air and space (think wind). If you’ve experienced inspiration and the feeling […]

Herbs for Healing

Herbs for Healing

While healing with herbs is an ancient art, (in lineages such as Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, and other traditional systems worldwide), more than a quarter of drugs used today contain active ingredients derived from plants used in ancient medicine; aspirin is […]

Cleaning up the House: Physical, Emotional, & Spiritual Detox

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At some point in our lives, mostly at the least opportune time, we come to a sudden recognition of ill health. Be it fatigue, lack of mental clarity, weight gain, lethargy, a sloppy inefficient liver, cholesterol and blood sugar levels […]

Melon Salsa Recipe

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The bitter melon is the most beneficial gourd of all. According to The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, a cup of bitter melon contains 23 calories; it is also an ex- cellent source of vitamins B, C, and E, folic acid, zinc, […]

Melon – The More Bitter, The Better

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We enjoy the nutritious benefits of most members of the gourd family – watermelon, cantaloupe, and cucumber – yet few of us are familiar with the most bitter, and thereby the most beneficial, gourd of all: bitter melon. Also known […]

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