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We are What We Eat – What is Sattvic, Rajasic, Tamasic Food in Ayurveda

We are What We Eat – What is Sattvic, Rajasic, Tamasic Food in Ayurveda

The food we eat not only nourishes the Body but also affects our ‘Mind‘ and ‘Emotions‘. With consistent and dedicated attention to diet, it is possible to balance not only Physical Health but also our Emotional Health. It is mentioned in Ayurvedic scriptures that nature, a primary force of life, is composed of three qualities or principles called Gunas. The three Gunas or qualities are Sattva (Tranquil or subtle energy), Rajas (Active energy) and Tamas (Inertia or dullness). Read on…

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Dinacharya – Ayurvedic Morning Routine To Stay Healthy And Vibrant

Dinacharya – Ayurvedic Morning Routine To Stay Healthy And Vibrant

Dinacharya Ayurvedic Daily Morning Routine is a very important part of Ayurvedic treatments. Having a consistent routine creates regularity in body and mind. When we are able to fill each day with essential self-care practices, eat at proper times and create a regular sleep schedule, our body functions at its higher level.  Our focus, clarity and emotions become stabilized and our hormones balanced. Our overall energy level increases. Our self-worth and wellbeing also begins to shine. Read on to know…

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Flaxseed (Linseed, Alsi, Jawas, Aksebija) Benefits for Beautiful Hair, Skin, Nails, etc.

Flaxseed (Linseed, Alsi, Jawas, Aksebija) Benefits for Beautiful Hair, Skin, Nails, etc.

Flaxseed is a complete Natural Beauty Food. It is also considered as a Superfood because of its rich nutritional profile. Flax seed or Linseed is also known as Alsi, Jawas or Aksebija in different parts of India. If you want healthier skin, hair and nails naturally, then you must incorporate this natural source of Vegetarian Omega Fatty Acids into your daily diet! Flax seeds are popularly known for its high content of Omega 3 Fatty Acids. There are many health benefits of eating Flax…

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Ayurvedic Benefits of Black Pepper for Healthy Digestion of Food

Ayurvedic Benefits of Black Pepper for Healthy Digestion of Food

Black pepper ‘The king of spices’ is one of the most commonly used spices around the world. When added to the recipes black pepper instantly enhances the flavor and the taste of the food. Many of us might not know but this tiny little medicinal spice is packed with a number of important digestive health benefits. It also increases absorption of the nutrients in the foods. Read on to know more about the important Ayurvedic properties and health benefits of black pepper…

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Health Benefits of Drinking Warm Water – A Natural Detox For The Body

Health Benefits of Drinking Warm Water – A Natural Detox For The Body

Most of us like to start our mornings with a fresh cup of hot tea or coffee to warm up our bodies and refresh our minds. You might not know that it’s not only the caffeine that makes you feel good but also the heat from these warm beverages that have a calming and soothing effect on our body. Studies also indicate that hot liquids can improve overall health, mental wellness, and performance. Drinking warm water also acts as a natural…

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Ayurvedic Oil Pulling Detox (Gandusha) : Health Benefits and How to Do It

Ayurvedic Oil Pulling Detox (Gandusha) : Health Benefits and How to Do It

Oil Pulling / Gandusha is a very powerful and effective Detoxifying Ayurvedic practice that has recently become very popular. The concept of oil pulling is not new, and it has been mentioned in the Ayurvedic scripture called Charaka Samhita, where it is referred to as Kavala Graha or Kavala Gandusha. Oil Pulling involves the use of natural oils to clean and detoxify oral cavity. Its benefits are not only to treat the oral cavity but also to cure and prevent many other health issues. Read…

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How to do Abhyanga Ayurvedic Oil Massage Yourself the Correct Way

How to do Abhyanga Ayurvedic Oil Massage Yourself the Correct Way

Abhyanga offers strength, longevity and pacification to the body and mind. But it is very important to know about how to do Abhyanga ayurvedic oil massage the correct way. If done correctly, it is one of the most nourishing practices that have been mentioned in the Ayurvedic scriptures. If you haven’t yet read about the amazing benefits of this daily oil massage practice,  read my previous blog by clicking here. Here, I am going to talk about which body oils are suitable for each dosha…

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Health Benefits of Abhyanga (Ayurvedic Oil Massage)

Health Benefits of Abhyanga (Ayurvedic Oil Massage)

Ayurvedic oil massage Abhyanga is one of the most nourishing practices that have been mentioned in the Ayurvedic scriptures. If done the correct way it offers strength, longevity and pacification to the body and mind. The best thing about abhyanga is that you can do it on your own in the form of self massage, no need to go anywhere else. All it takes is 15 minutes! In Sanskrit, word sneha has two meanings, one is ‘oil’ and another is ‘love’. It is…

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Ghee Clarified Butter Benefits: A Gold Mine of Nutrients for Weightloss and More

Ghee Clarified Butter Benefits: A Gold Mine of Nutrients for Weightloss and More

In India, Ghee (clarified butter) has always been a sacred and celebrated symbol of auspiciousness, nourishment and healing. It is not only used for daily cooking, but it is also used in rituals of worship! Ghee comes under a category of fats known as the good/healthy fats. Ghee has numerous health benefits, which surprisingly also includes Weight Loss! Read on to know more about this gold mine of nutrition. Ayurveda, the ancient medical science of India recognizes ghee as an essential…

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Black Raisin Water: Blood purifier for Healthy Skin, Hair and Body

Black Raisin Water: Blood purifier for Healthy Skin, Hair and Body

Raisins. Sweet delicious black raisins. We all have had our fair share of raisin cookies, raisin bread, or just raw raisins. Some of us even use them in our cooking. We just love them! Well, you will be surprised to know that your favorite fruit is a very good natural blood purifier. It can also improve your hemoglobin level. There are many benefits of black raisins for healthy skin, hair, and body. To get maximum benefits out of black raisins, you need to use them in…

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Lesser Known Lemon Water, Lemon Peel Ayurvedic Benefits

Lesser Known Lemon Water, Lemon Peel Ayurvedic Benefits

Did you know that Lemon peel is actually Anti-Cancerous ?! Most of us know that lemons are a rich source of vitamin C but this small citrus fruit when used as a whole along with its peel has numerous lesser known health benefits. I promise you that you won’t throw away the lemon peel after reading this blog 🙂 Lesser known facts about lemon peel: 1. It is Anti-cancerous: Lemon peels consists of components known as salvestrol Q40 ( natural phytochemical)…

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Drinking water immediately after eating is Poisonous and Harmful

Drinking water immediately after eating is Poisonous and Harmful

Not many of us know this, but drinking water immediately after eating is poisonous and harmful, I am using the word poison here because this habit of ours actually creates poisonous substances in our body. Ayurveda has stated some rules/Sutras (Sanskrit word for rules) about when and how to drink water. When we start to look at these sutras from a scientific perspective, we realize how meaningful and effective these Sutras are. These sutras are also very easy to follow in our daily routine. By following this…

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[Short Video] Simple drink to flush out (cleanse) the pesticides from your body

[Short Video] Simple drink to flush out (cleanse) the pesticides from your body

Pesticides remain in Fruits and Vegetables even after washing them with water. Our Liver’s function is to flush out all the toxin out of the system, but there are some pesticides which liver cannot remove. As a result the get stored inside our body. Detox (Cleanse) your body with this simple and easy to make drink at home.