The 7 Dhātus (Tissues)

The 7 Dhātus (Tissues)

In Ayurveda, there are 7 layers of tissues in the body. These tissues create our composition and all of its functions. From a nutritional perspective, each level of tissue is nourished from food consumption that flows into the next tissue. Sometimes there is...
Losing Weight with Ayurveda

Losing Weight with Ayurveda

            The warm weather and renewal of spring is a wonderful time to shed weight that is no longer serving us from winter. However, we want to emphasize that Ayurveda views each person as a reflection of the universe. Because of this, there is no “right” or...
Understanding Your Dosha and Constitution

Understanding Your Dosha and Constitution

            The difference between your dosha and your constitution is based on two concepts; your current state versus what you were born with. Your natural tendency, or your Prakruti, is established at birth and is a stamp of all three doshas at the point of your...
Improve Your Health Through the Dhatus: Plasma and Blood

Improve Your Health Through the Dhatus: Plasma and Blood

             Why does the food you eat hold qualities of Vata, Pitta, and Kapha and how does it assimilate into the body and affect how it functions?             In Ayurveda, your body functions from its tissue system, or Dhatus. The 7 Dhatus are the essential...