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PMS & Menstruation – Bringing Mensural harmony with Dosha Balancing

In Ayurveda, the menstrual cycle has its very own Vata, Kapha and Pitta stage. How can this help? Before we go further into details, let us have a little understanding of vata, pitta & kapha.  The central concept of Ayurvedic medicine is the theory that health exists when there is a balance between the three fundamental bodily bio-elements or doshas called Vata, Pitta, and Kapha.  ● Vāta or Vata is characterized by the properties of dry, cold, light, minute, and movement. All movement in the body is due to properties of vata....

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Boosting Immune System (Important in times of many viruses)

The immune system evolved as a defence system to protect individuals from invading microorganisms and malignant disorders and help to maintain homeostasis. The word immunity means the state of protection from infectious disease. Immunology is a branch of biomedical science that covers the study of all aspects of the immune response in all organisms. The study of the molecular and cellular components that comprise the immune system, including their function and interaction, is called immunology  Our immune system is facing a unique historical challenge as we encounter increased environmental, industrial, social,...

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Spring Into Healthy Living: Detox Season with Sri Sri Ayurveda

Spring Detox & Healthy Living Spring has sprung. from the blossom of snowdrops and crocuses to the chattering of birds, Where days are filled with more warmth and light, enjoying the energy that’s no longer needed to fight off the drowsiness of long nights.  Spring is a time of new beginnings. This is a time when nature, once again, comes to life as flowers bloom, birds sing and people generally feel more energized. Often the first signs of spring, especially after a long cold winter, are described as God himself breathing new...

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What is Ayurveda and How can this help you become a healthy person

Do you have bad eaten habits?Do you feel like you could be a healthier and harmonized person, but you’re not?Do you want to learn how to take care of your physical and emotional aspects?This is all reachable. And you can trust the fact that Ayurveda is definitely the answer to all your questions. The three dimensions of healthAyurveda is a five-thousand-year-old herbal health science from India, that started with one single question: "What is health" The answer to this question marked the beginning of the tradition of holistic health...

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How You Can Release Blocked Energy With Marma

Marma Therapy: healing from within Marma is one of the most essential forms of therapy in Ayurveda and helps to maintain health by releasing blocked energy. The word itself comes from the Old Indian (Sanskrit) “Mrin Maranae”. The Marma assumes that the health of the body is endangered if certain Marma points are ignored or even damaged. These points are located throughout the body, where at least two types of tissue meet: whether muscles, veins, ligaments, bones or joints. Here are your Marma points. In total, there are 107 doors with which Marma...

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How To Put Your Weight Loss Intentions Into Action With Ayurveda

Slimming: a trend for decades ⠀⠀ Do you want to lose a few pounds? You are not alone! Gallup’s 2015 poll showed that around 51 per cent of Americans want to lose weight. However, only 26 per cent actually implement this intention – or at least take a step in the right direction. In Germany, the trend looks similar: About every second a German person would like to lose weight, women more often than men*. Reasons for being overweight ⠀⠀ There are so many reasons to lose weight. But there...

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9 Tips on how to deal with migraines

⠀Migraine: When a headache becomes agony ⠀ Migraines are so much more than just a headache. The throbbing in the temples. The bright light. The loud noises. People suffering from migraines know how severe a migraine attack can really be. Many people have problems concentrating and working because of the severe pain. On the other hand, it is equally difficult to rest. "My head is buzzing. Everything hurts. Every sound is too much." All you want is for the pain to go away. So what to do? Of course, there...

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Yoga Nidra: Refreshes And Deepens Relaxation Through Everyday Life

The term “Yoga Nidra” means freely translated as “sleep of the yogi”. It is about the millennium-old tradition of yoga, in which total emotional, mental and physical relaxation can be achieved. The benefits of the Yoga Nidra ⠀ Yoga Nidra is suitable for everyday use: a session can last from 5 minutes to 2 hours and can be flexibly adapted to your individual daily routine. The exercise helps us to focus on ourselves, especially in our hectic and overstimulated world. By achieving a mental sleep, physical and emotional...

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Panchakarma – Comprehensive And Sustainable Restoring Inner Wellbeing

Especially in our modern world, we are confronted daily with a variety of internal and external factors: stress, environmental toxins such as exhaust gases or additives in food. The sum of these burdens can unbalance a healthy body and lead to long-term illnesses. To keep our bodies healthy, we can reduce stress, focus on ourselves, and divert the toxins taken in everyday life – and this is where Panchakarma - or Detox - treatment helps. What is Panchakarma/Detox? ⠀ Panchakarma, or Detox, is an essential part of Ayurvedic medicine...

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Am I healthy? Using Ayurvedic Advice for Disease Prevention

In everyday life, we often run from one appointment to another and are flooded with modern media. All this and many more influences can cause our Doshas (Vata – Pitta – Kapha) to come out of balance. According to Ayurvedic understanding, it is at this point that diseases develop. The long-term imbalance of life energies then starts showing as disease symptoms. It is necessary to listen to your own body and recognise warning signs in good time. Ayurvedic physicians rely on the “Ashta Sthana Pariksha” (or “the eight limbs of...

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