Monthly Archives: October 2014

Tip 9 – Include Alternate Nostril Breathing (Anulom-Vilom) in your daily meditation, or exercise hour.

Include Alternate Nostril Breathing (Anulom-Vilom) in your daily meditation, or exercise hour. It helps pacify and balance Vata dosha. Step one: Use right thumb to close off right nostril. Step two: Inhale slowly through left nostril Step three: Now close … Continue reading

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Tip 8– Make sure to lubricate nasal passage with Nasya oil.

Cold and dry qualities of Vata make nasal passage dry as weather starts to become cold. Nasal passage is the doorway to head cavity. Hence during transition to fall season, vata enters in head cavity and create dryness, anxiety and … Continue reading

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Autumn care through Ayurveda

Welcome to Autumn (Fall) season, the Vata season Autumn (Fall) season represents major transition of mother earth from warm season to cold season. Hence Ayurvedic wisdom recommends being mindful about this change. Fall season brings a predominance of air element … Continue reading

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Tip 7- Moderate amounts of healthy fats are beneficial to body to maintain softness of all organs

Final quality of Vata is ‘Khara’ means rough. Hence too much roughness aggravates vata, creates roughness in colon (major seat of Vata). This results in constipation. Hence the tip is a moderate amount of healthy fats are beneficial to body … Continue reading

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Tip 6 – ‘MAINTAIN HYDRATION’

Vishada means the one that absorbs moisture. Hence next tip is ‘MAINTAIN HYDRATION’. Room temperature water is recommended. Warm herbal teas are beneficial. Too much Vata may absorb moisture in the body due to its Vishada quality, you will notice … Continue reading

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Tip 5 – Apply Grounding principles in diet and lifestyle

Next quality of Vata is Mobile(Chala), hence applying Grounding principles in diet and lifestyle is important. Make sure to avoid unnecessary travels. Too much travel aggravates Vata. Follow routine bedtime and meal time. Abhyanga massage with warm sesame oil and … Continue reading

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Tip 4 – Include Grains (Whole grains) in meals

Light (Laghu) is the next quality of Vata hence applying Heavy quality is important. It simply means include Grains (Whole grains) in diet. Vata’s major seat is colon, grains with their fiber contains improve colon health hence pacify Vata dosha. … Continue reading

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