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  • Saffron: The Precious Ayurvedic Spice for Clear and Glowing Skin

    Saffron: The Precious Ayurvedic Spice for Clear and Glowing Skin

    Saffron is an extremely precious and efficacious spice revered for its healing properties and ability to repair and rejuvenate skin.
  • Maintaining Balance in Vata Season

    Maintaining Balance in Vata Season

    Late fall to early winter is known as Vata season in Ayurveda. This time of year shares many qualities that distinguish Vata: cold, dry, rough, mobile.
  • A Guide to Understanding the Ayurvedic Doshas

    A Guide to Understanding the Ayurvedic Doshas

    Nature is made up of five primal elements—space, air, fire, water, and earth. These natural elements combine in different ways to make up the three doshas in Ayurveda: Vatta, Pitta, and Kapha. 
  • Ayurvedic Remedies for Better Sleep

    Ayurvedic Remedies for Better Sleep

    Insomnia can be caused by increased vatta or pitta, according to Ayurvedic texts.  Simple remedies can help get the body back in balance and, in turn, help you get needed, restful, quality sleep. 
  • 6 Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Hair Growth

    6 Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Hair Growth

    Creating beauty through powerful remedies that address the root causes of physical and emotional ailments – rather than just their symptoms – Ayurveda holds the key to solving many common issues that seem hard to treat with drugstore products.
  • The Six Ayurvedic Lifestyle Hacks That We All Need To Be Doing

    The Six Ayurvedic Lifestyle Hacks That We All Need To Be Doing

    Ayurveda, The Science of Life: The integration of centuries-old Ayurvedic techniques into people’s daily routines results in a unique take on the beauty and wellness industry. Ayurveda’s holistic emphasis on the inseparable connection between one’s body, mind and spirit allows for not only noticeable physical improvements reflected on the skin, hair or felt within the body, but a sense of personal empowerment to one’s...
  • The Ayurvedic Summer Diet

    The Ayurvedic Summer Diet

    The conflict is real. There's beer and barbecues. But also beaches and bare bodies. Plus, keeping your paws off your kid's/ kid brother's ice cream cone when it's 90 degrees out is just so gosh darn hard. We get it. And so does Ayurveda. Fortunately this 5000-year system of medicine had already done the thinking around the perfect summer diet so we didn't have to (especially helpful...
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