The Six Tastes: Pungent

The Six Tastes: Pungent

So much goes into the study of each sensory organ and how that sense interacts with the rest of the body, our emotions, and our consciousness. It’s amazing to learn about how interconnected the body is; how every part of the body (down to the tiniest thing) impacts,...
The Six Tastes: Sweet

The Six Tastes: Sweet

There are Six Tastes, according to Ayurveda, and they all have various affects on the body. The Six Tastes are: sweet, sour, pungent, astringent, bitter, and salty; and today we’re going to take a look at some attributes of sweetness and what sweetness does for our...
Triphala and Digestion

Triphala and Digestion

Ayurveda uses food and herbs as medicine! One of the most well-known and commonly used Ayurvedic herbs is triphala. Triphala is a combination of the fruits of three plants. The three plants are dried, ground into powder, and blended to precise amounts. The three herbs...
Ayurveda and Incompatible Food Combinations

Ayurveda and Incompatible Food Combinations

Do you suffer from indigestion, bloating, gas, or fatigue? If so, part of the problem could be incompatible food combinations. The shelves of many health food stores are filled with digestive aids, enzymes, or pills for indigestion and gas. Often people are used to...