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  • 5 Steps for the Ultimate Mind-Body Cleanse

    5 Steps for the Ultimate Mind-Body Cleanse

    A truly transformative cleanse goes beyond our physical needs. Ayurveda believes that fatigue or feelings of heaviness can actually manifest into a plethora of physical ailments: constipation, indigestion, gas, diarrhea, bad breath, body stiffness, even mental confusion! With our mental state so closely linked to physical changes, a cleanse that rejuvenates all-around must go beyond the body, and help balance and cleanse from the...
  • 4 Ways to Show Yourself Some Love This Valentine's Day

    4 Ways to Show Yourself Some Love This Valentine's Day

    With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many of us are looking for ways to show our love to others (in the form of roses and chocolate, perhaps). But let’s not forget one very important person who deserves your love: you. Think about it: when was the last time you actively thought something positive about yourself? Do you truly know how to love yourself?...
  • The Ayurvedic Summer Diet

    The Ayurvedic Summer Diet

    Summer particularly is the time that Pitta of the tridoshas dominates. To mollify the aggressive pitta of the summer, start by avoiding hot, spicy or pungent foods (these typically aggravate pitta). Within fruits, avoid sour fruits such as green grapes, sour plums, and grapefruit. Do eat sweet fruits like apples, avocados, dark grapes, and sweet pineapples. For vegetables, load up on asparagus, broccoli, cucumbers, and green peppers while trying to avoid beets,...
  • Meet UMA’s Newest Additions: Absolute Anti-Aging Body Oil & Deeply Clarifying Face Mask!

    Meet UMA’s Newest Additions: Absolute Anti-Aging Body Oil & Deeply Clarifying Face Mask!

    Here at UMA, we pride ourselves on handcrafting essential oil blends in the Ayurvedic tradition to be the most beneficial mixtures for our clients various concerns. We’re happy to announce the addition of two new products that harness age old Ayurvedic secrets to help your skin glow... ABSOLUTE ANTI-AGING BODY OIL While your face may be aging gracefully (or not aging at all), if...
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