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Understanding Authentic Ayurveda and Panchakarma

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Nasya - Nasal Administration

Within the science of Ayurveda and specifically, Panchakarma Nasya is the specialised utilisation or and administration of medication utilising the nasal passage. The elimination of excess humours or toxins that have accumulated in the throat,…
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The Agony Of Back Pain

A slipped disc herniation is more commonly known as a slipped disc, a common condition that affects the intervertebral discs of the spinal column. It is one of the many conditions that can affect the spinal column, others can include thinning…
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Are You Really Lactose Intolerant?

Ayurveda has always included dairy products as part of a varied and recommended diet due to its various benefits. However, dairy, as we know it has changed considerably. When you consider that about 5,000 years ago, dairy was always organic…
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Not Just a Color Run?

Many countries have started colour runs and colour festivals. What few realise is the origins of these colour runs is the Hindu of Holi, known as the Festival of Colours. Traditionally celebrated in the twelfth month in the Hindu calendar on…
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Did You Know Repressed Emotions Are Toxins?

In Ayurveda, we are aware that emotional factors are also responsible for the creation of toxins within the body. For example, repressed anger completely changes the gallbladders flora, along with the flora in the small intestine and bile duct,…
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The Fire Of Perfect Health

Agni is the ayurvedic for the biological digestive fire that is responsible for the governance of our metabolic system. When our agni becomes impaired due to a tridoshic imbalance, our metabolisms are immensely affected by it. It inevitably…
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Perfect Health With No Illness Or Disease?

In the realm of Ayurvedic science, we know that within the body, health equates to order and a disease or illness to disorder. The body as we know it has constant interaction with both of these scenarios and can fluctuate between order and disorder…
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Do you understand the Doshas?

As previously discussed we now know that within Ayurvedic science there are three definitive and distinctive Dosha's that correlate with certain body types. Vata's are slender and struggle to add muscle and weight to their frames, Pitta's are…
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Traits And Characteristics Of Vata People

This blog post deals with the physical characteristics of individuals who have a bodily system predominately influenced and governed by the Vata Dosha. People who are predominantly Vata are able to consume whatever foods they like without…
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A Merging of Water and Earth.

The third and final Dosha in Ayurvedic science is called Kapha Dosha, and it is a combination of Water and Earth. Dense and liquid it is slow, oily, cold and soft, much like the properties of Water and Earth. Mainly situated in the pancreas,…
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A Blending Of Fire And Water

In Ayurveda, the second Dosha is known as Pitta or Pitta Dosha and is comprised of the Fire and Water elements within the body. Pitta is known to be hot, liquid, light, sharp and oily, much like the elements of Fire and Water. It is predominantly…
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Ether And Air Combined

In Ayurveda, we know that there are three Doshas. Today we will be discussing the first Dosha, namely Dosha Vata, which is the Dosha comprised of Ether and Air. This Dosha is cold, dry, light mobile and rough, much the same as the energies of…
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Why Ayurveda And Yoga Are Sister Sciences?

Up to 30 percent of Americans practice yoga today, with the number rising more and more. This dramatic rise in yoga practitioners has also lead to a renewed interest in yoga's sister science of Ayurveda. Although Ayurveda is now only beginning…