Monthly Archives: September 2014

Tip 2 – Include healthy oil/ghee in diet as well as use oils for external application (massage)

DRY (Ruksha) is the first quality of VATA. To balance this Dry (ruksha) quality we should include healthy oils/fats in diet as well as use oils for external application. Externally – Perform a daily self-abhyanga (massage) using warmer, heavier oils … Continue reading

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Tip 1- Opposite remedial actions to maintain balance

Fall is considered as Vata season. Vata qualities – Ruksha Shita Laghu Suksmochalotha Vishada Khara: This Sanskrit line lists the main qualities of Vata. Ruksha – Dry, Shita – Cold, Laghu – Minute, Chal – moving, Vishad – absorbs moisture, Khara … Continue reading

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New series – Fall tips

New series- Hello, Fall!. Monday, September 22 was the official start day of Fall season 2014. Coming 2 weeks I will share some Ayurvedic Fall tips of prevention and wellness. Stay tuned…

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Turmeric – The king of all spices

  One of the most commonly used spices in Indian cooking, often referred to as the “King of Spices,” is turmeric. Indian /Ayurvedic spice box is incomplete without Turmeric. Turmeric, which is also known as Indian Saffron, haldi or curcuma. … Continue reading

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