What’s Your State of Agni?

What’s Your State of Agni?

In Ayurveda, our state of health depends mostly on the condition of our Agni (digestive fire). Looking at the state of our Agni is usually the first thing to address in our healing and will be the most important thing in our longevity. Good health is not just about...
Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky Gut Syndrome

            Leaky gut affects a large number of people around the world although some health professionals do not recognize it as a serious health problem. Leaky gut is the depletion of the mucous lining within the intestinal wall that prevents larger particles,...
Agni, Your Digestive Fire

Agni, Your Digestive Fire

Agni is known in Ayurveda as the internal digestive fire, as well as the deity of fire. The devotion to Agni is not nature-worship, but a recognition of the awe inspiring power that softens metal, evaporates water, and may bring life or death. Fire is known across the...
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...