7 Tips From Ayurveda That Your Favorite Celebs Love
Ayurveda guarantees such life-altering benefits that its practices transcend global boundaries. So much so that it is a preferred choice for wellness and beauty remedies over other cosmetic and medicinal alternatives.
The science extends to almost every faction of the population. Even your favourite celebrities are no strangers to Ayurvedic principles and beliefs. From transcendental meditation to oil pulling, they’ve taken the Ayurvedic route and now vouch for these practices.
If you’ve been looking for some inspiration, here are 7 Ayurvedic tips from some of your celebrities.
Ashwagandha is a medicinal herb that has quickly secured priority in wellness regimes, and with good reason! It not only boosts your immunity but is also used by Ayurvedic doctors to improve your cognitive abilities like memory, concentration, and stress management.
This adaptogen is a favourite of Jennifer Aniston’s, the Friends sitcom star, who is said to drink teas made of the herb for the calming effect that Ashwagandha provides.
Following a Dosha-Specific Ayurvedic Diet
Actress and model, Gwyneth Paltrow, credits her Ayurvedic diet (in part) for her well-being. During the lockdown last year, the celeb invested her time and efforts in eating as per her dosha, which included meals made of avocado, beetroot, lentils, to name a few ingredients.
Not only do the lentils make her feel wholesome, but the meals she cooks in a day are full of the required nutrients for her body.
An advocate of establishing balance in life, Christy Turlington takes her Ayurvedic practices very seriously. The American supermodel and filmmaker dedicates time to practicing yoga every day. She says that it has helped her cope with challenging times, to manage stress, and has shaped her perception.
It is through yoga that Christy got introduced to Ayurveda, and now there’s no looking back for her.
If you decide to try practicing yoga, start with small steps. The basic asanas such as vrikshasana, tadasana, balasana, etc. are easier compared to others and perfect for beginners.
Practicing Transcendental Meditation
Transcendental meditation involves silent mantra chanting and was introduced in India in the mid-1950s by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. It enables people to de-stress as well as access a higher level of consciousness.
Jerry Seinfeld, the American standup comedian and actor, has been practicing transcendental meditation for 40 years. In his words, transcendental meditation is like “having a charger for your whole body”. This technique brings about a sense of calm and peace that has unparalleled benefits for strengthening your cognition.
Applying Essential Oils
There are legends, and then there is Madonna. Her vitality, youthfulness, and outstanding persona are shaped by the attention she pays to her well-being. She is a pitta type and embraces various elements of Ayurveda to enhance her health - from following an Ayurvedic diet to practicing Ashtanga yoga with dedication.
An advocate of natural remedies, Madonna uses essential oils made of lemon,
juniper, and bergamot to maximize relaxation. You could consider picking out a few wellness oils that suit your dosha and massage these into your skin before calling it a night.
Drinking Lemon Water
As per Ayurveda, starting the day with a cup of warm water and lemon has a slew of benefits. It ignites your digestive agni, ensuring that you are hungry and your body is ready to absorb nutrients from your breakfast. Moreover, this habit rids your body of toxins and fuels your metabolism.
Award-winning singer-songwriter, Beyoncé is a firm believer in the healing powers of lemon water and incorporates it into her daily morning routine.
Oil pulling is an age-old method for improving your oral hygiene. When you swish oil around in your mouth, it removes bacteria and toxins. This, in turn, aids your digestion, prevents poor dental conditions, and promotes good health.
Shailene Woodley is an actress and activist who swears by oil pulling with sesame oil. She says that it has amazing results as it makes your teeth white and dissolves plaque.
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Take it from us (if not these celebs) - Ayurveda holds the key to alleviating various wellness concerns you may be experiencing. It can even work its power in magnifying your quality of life.
Which of these tips are you going to try? Let us know in the comments.