Category Archives: Fall Tips

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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Tip 3 – Apply warm qualities in diet and lifestyle

Cold (Shita) is the next quality of Vata hence reduce or avoid cold foods such as cold sandwiches or salads even avoid cold drinks, water or iced beverages. Replace cold beverages with warm herbal teas. Avoid becoming chilled. Wear adequate clothing … Continue reading

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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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