Uma Elements, blog

  • The Ayurvedic Guide to Summer Eating

    The Ayurvedic Guide to Summer Eating

    If there ever were a season to want to feel great in your skin while staying strong against all the temptations, it's summer. We get it. And fortunately so does Ayurveda. This 5000-year system of medicine has created the perfect summer eating plan—full of ancient wisdom to keep you feeling and looking healthy.
  • What Is Ashwagandha, Really?

    What Is Ashwagandha, Really?

    It's a star adaptogen that seems to be finding space in everyone's cabinet, tea, or morning supplement regimen. But why? What makes this herb such a powerhouse—and why are so many people reaching for it in many forms? 
  • The Productivity Tips and Advice We're Following

    The Productivity Tips and Advice We're Following

    We've rounded up some of our best practices and favorite tips for staying productive, healthy, and as efficient as possible as many of navigate more time at home. 
  • Yoga, Ayurvedic Breakfast, and Good Cheer: Celebrating the Launch of Our Body Balm and Scrub

    Yoga, Ayurvedic Breakfast, and Good Cheer: Celebrating the Launch of Our Body Balm and Scrub

    To celebrate our new Absolute Anti Aging Body Balm and Absolute Anti Aging Body Scrub we hosted a morning of self-care and traditional Ayurvedic rituals in the Beverly Hills fresh air. 
  • Pomegranate: The Antioxidant Jewel for Better, Brighter, Healthier Skin

    Pomegranate: The Antioxidant Jewel for Better, Brighter, Healthier Skin

    The benefits of pomegranate extend beyond its juice. The oil, which is made by cold-pressing the seeds, is packed with antioxidants that benefit the skin and hair.
  • UMA's Consciously Curated Valentine's Day Gift Guide

    UMA's Consciously Curated Valentine's Day Gift Guide

    Valentine's Day is charged with anticipation. Did you get the perfect gift? Will you receive the perfect gift? Did you make the reservation? It's can be a loaded day—which is why we say it's time to give ourselves a little break. This is a time to truly be grateful for our health, companionship, and wellbeing. In the light of Ayurveda, we're reframing this sort-of-holiday...
  • Lymphatic Massage, Vedic Astrology, and Empowering Touch—Plus, Our New Additions

    Lymphatic Massage, Vedic Astrology, and Empowering Touch—Plus, Our New Additions

    Self-care, for us, has always included the spiritual, the physical, the metaphysical, and the emotional. As Ayurveda points out, we are all wildly unique beings, facets of the greater universe around us. 
  • How to Stay Healthy, Hydrated, and Balanced During Kapha Season

    How to Stay Healthy, Hydrated, and Balanced During Kapha Season

    According to Ayurveda, the latter part of winter is the season of Kapha. The cloudy, colder days can often leave us feeling stagnant, weighed down, or even uninspired. In order to remain in balance and optimal health, it is essential to adapt to the present season by making complementary lifestyle and dietary shifts. 
  • How to Boost Energy with Ayurveda

    How to Boost Energy with Ayurveda

    Within Ayurveda, energy is a function of the Kapha principle. Lack of energy, lethargy, and listlessness can be attributed to an imbalance in the body’s Kapha. These simple, attainable Ayurvedic remedies and practices significantly help to beat fatigue and increase energy.
  • 4 New Books to Help You Honor Stillness, Evoke Your Passion, and Take a Moment to Yourself

    4 New Books to Help You Honor Stillness, Evoke Your Passion, and Take a Moment to Yourself

    One of the most challenging pursuits of modern life is finding a moment of repose. Nearly everything around us—cell phones, email, streaming services, advertisements—takes hold of our attention with a ferocious grip. It's a harsh reality that leaves us depleted and anxious—and robs us of important time to reflect and relax, two things that Ayurveda holds paramount for the health of the mind, body,...
  • The Allure of Jasmine

    The Allure of Jasmine

    With its tiny bell-like white blooms and intoxicatingly rich, sweet, floral scent, Jasmine evokes a sense of dazzlement, romance, and euphoria. And its essential oil is a powerhouse ingredient packed with skin and wellness benefits
  • A Protocol for Keeping the Neck, Chest, and Décolleté Youthful and Toned

    A Protocol for Keeping the Neck, Chest, and Décolleté Youthful and Toned

    When we consider the aesthetic signs of aging we think of the face: The fine lines around the eyes, a lackluster complexion, sun damaged cheeks. But what about the delicate region just south of the visage? The neck and décolleté present many visible signs of aging—and for some, even more so.
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