Ayurvedic Spice Health

Ayurvedic Spice Health

In this article we will explore seven of the core Ayurvedic spices and how they interact with our bodies and constitutions. Spices are revered and cherished in Ayurvedic culture because of their abilities of enhancing the digestive system and cleansing toxins (Ama)...
Ayurveda and Sleep Imbalances

Ayurveda and Sleep Imbalances

The modern age of technology has seriously made sleeping a challenge for our society as a whole.  Under the system of capitalism, hard work and material gain is constantly prioritized over our inner peace and emotional stability.  Sleep should be prioritized because...
The Eight Limbs of Yoga

The Eight Limbs of Yoga

There are six core philosophies in Ayurveda: Sankhya (evolving consciousness), Nyaya (logic), Visheshika (physics), Mimamsa (understanding truth), Yoga(unification) and Vedanta (ending of knowledge).  These concepts guide the nutritional and spiritual practices of...
Soma

Soma

In Vedic philosophy, Soma is the cosmic lunar, cool, calm and rejuvenating principle that balances the Agni, the principle of light, fire, heat and transformation. They can be thought of as Prakriti and Purusha or Shiva and Shakti, the feminine and masculine aspects...
An Ayurvedic Perspective on Weight

An Ayurvedic Perspective on Weight

As with any disease in Ayurveda, becoming overweight begins with the incorrect consumption of foods and lifestyle habits.  These choices result in problems with Agni (digestive fire) and increased Ama (toxins).  Elevated Ama disturbs the metabolic process and creates...