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  • Are You Following These Ayurveda Instagram Accounts?

    Are You Following These Ayurveda Instagram Accounts?

    Keen to learn more about Ayurveda in bite-sized posts? You will be thrilled to discover the content that these 6 Ayurvedic practitioners share on their Instagram accounts. From Ayurvedic diets to wellness tips, there's a lot in store for you.
  • Ayurveda Solutions For Women's Wellness Concerns

    Ayurveda Solutions For Women's Wellness Concerns

    Ayurveda can provide long-term relief for various women's health conditions. Here are some Ayurvedic diet and wellness tips for common concerns such as hot flashes, irregular periods, and UTIs.
  • 5 Facts You Should Know About Ayurveda

    5 Facts You Should Know About Ayurveda

    Ayurveda has been the focus of several research studies, with scholars and regulatory bodies attempting to understand its medicinal effects. Here are 5 statistics that depict just how vast this system of medicine is, and the pace at which it is garnering global attention.
  • Debunking Myths About An Ayurvedic Diet

    Debunking Myths About An Ayurvedic Diet

    An Ayurvedic diet can work wonders for you. But sometimes, it can be easy to get overwhelmed by the idea of it if you can't distinguish between fact and fiction. Here are 3 of the most common myths associated with following an Ayurvedic diet.
  • A Journey Back Into The Foundations of Ayurveda

    A Journey Back Into The Foundations of Ayurveda

    To the uninitiated, Ayurveda can seem daunting at first. In this post, we have compiled a few themes and terms that everyone leaning towards Ayurveda should start to familiarize themselves with as it will make your journey that much more holistic and immersive. 
  • Breathe Like a Yogi: Best Pranayama Practices for Your Dosha

    Breathe Like a Yogi: Best Pranayama Practices for Your Dosha

    Pranayama is another name for yogic breathwork that’s performed by regulating the breath in a specific sequence. Simply, it is the art and science of breath regulation for increased physical, mental and spiritual wellness. 
  • Rejuvenating the Wisdom of a Woman’s Body

    Rejuvenating the Wisdom of a Woman’s Body

    We sat down with Heather Grzych, author of The Ayurvedic Guide to Fertility and host of Wisdom of the Body podcast, to get her perspectives on the immense wisdom that a woman's body naturally has, and how it aids us in intuitively caring for ourselves and all those around us. Here's what she had to say.
  • Nasya: The Ancient Ayurvedic Practice to Relieve Allergies, Sinus Issues & So Much More

    Nasya: The Ancient Ayurvedic Practice to Relieve Allergies, Sinus Issues & So Much More

    The ancient Ayurvedics considered the nasal passageways as portals to the brain, mind and higher consciousness. This is because it is through the nose that the vital life force flows—prana — enters the body with every breath. Nasya is the administration of herbal oil that clears congestion and lubricates the respiratory pathways to promote the assimilation of prana.
  • Self-Love & Spring Clean: Balancing Kapha

    Self-Love & Spring Clean: Balancing Kapha

    As the world slowly defrosts and we transition to Spring and beyond, our bodies start to thaw from the heaviness that is wintertime. This is Mother Nature’s cue to indicate the time for a cleanse.
  • Immunity Begins in the Mouth: We Share Our Favorite Ayurvedic Hack

    Immunity Begins in the Mouth: We Share Our Favorite Ayurvedic Hack

    With immunity being so top of mind, we share a tried and true classic immunity booster: Ayurvedic oil pulling. Also known by other names like oil swishing or swishing oil, this is an ancient practice of swishing around a little bit of warm sesame oil in your mouth for 10-20 minutes each morning and then spitting it out.
  • 5 Quick Tricks for Luscious Lips

    5 Quick Tricks for Luscious Lips

    Our lips are often quick to get dry and cracked, which can look and feel unpleasant! Here are a few simple ways to keep your lips looking smooth and healthy.
  • An Ode to Aromatherapy

    An Ode to Aromatherapy

    Oh Aromatherapy... Let Us Count The Ways We Love Thee
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