Balancing the Doshas

Balancing the Doshas

What are the doshas? Ayurveda states that the entire cosmos is an interdependent relationship between the five elements – Air, Earth, Water, Ether and Fire. The doshas (Vata, Pitta, Kapha) bind the five elements to the body in order to sustain life. The English...
The Secret to Health according to Ayurveda

The Secret to Health according to Ayurveda

1. Ahara (Optimal diet for one’s constitution) Start your day with a cup of hot water to flush out toxins coated in the intestinal walls (“Ama” in Ayurveda). It helps the bowel movement first thing and gets the metabolic fire started for the day.   Enjoy a light,...
The Importance of Seasonal Eating

The Importance of Seasonal Eating

Did you know that 95% of the body’s serotonin (a neurotransmitter that stabilizes mood) is located in the intestinal lining (gut wall) and only 5% is found in the brain? Ayurveda understood it well before modern science started talking about the importance of having...
Ayurvedic Code of Ethics

Ayurvedic Code of Ethics

“Ayurveda proposes three stages in the quest of good health: daily routine and seasonal activities to prevent illness, purificatory and palliative therapy for disease, and rejuvenation of the system to enhance health and quality of life. Ayurvedic preventive medicine...