Using Ayurveda to Successfully Prevent and Alleviate Allergies

More and more people in Germany suffer from allergies. In an allergy, the immune system of the body overreacts to an actually harmless substance (an allergen). The reasons for the emergence of an allergy are as varied as their symptoms. The Ayurvedic tradition has some helpful measures available to prevent allergies and alleviate symptoms. ⠀ General causes and symptoms of allergies ⠀ The causes of allergies are numerous. Among the most common reasons of an overreaction of the immune system include heredity, adrenal weakness, insufficient digestive capacity and an inadequate supply of nutrients and...

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The Best Protein Sources For Vegetarians: Tasty And Varied

The best sources of protein for vegetarians: Tasty and varied ⠀ For different reasons, people choose to eat vegetarian food. For some, the health aspect or animal welfare are in the foreground and others may move religious reasons to this form of nutrition. A vegetarian diet is naturally high in fibre, contains few, saturated cholesterol-raising saturated fatty acids and can cover much of the nutrient spectrum. However, vegetarians must pay particular attention to adequate protein intake in their diet. ⠀ Proteins: it depends on the composition! ⠀ Proteins are also called “the building blocks of life”....

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Quick blueberry cake

Fast Blueberry Cake (without baking) ⠀ Time required: 30 minutes ⠀ Ingredients: ⠀ 1 teaspoon ghee10 quinbites2 bananas125g blueberries1 can of coconut milk (cooled)½ teaspoon vegan cream stabilizer ⠀ Preparation: ⠀ Evenly grease the cake pan with the ghee. Distribute the quinbites bars evenly through the cake pan. Use a rolling pin to help you create an even base for the cake. Peel the bananas, slice them and place them on the Quinbite layer. Sprinkle the blueberries over it. The best way to beat the coconut milk is in a food...

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Abhyanga Massage: Actively Stimulating Self-Healing And Achieving Deep Relaxation

Most people who are interested in Ayurveda have heard of “Abhyanga massages” before. But what does it actually mean? Today we would like to share some insight into what exactly Abhyanga is and what kind of effects this form of massage can leave on body and mind. Following this, we have added a small do-it-yourself tutorial for an effective and totally relaxing Abhyanga self-massage. ⠀ Definition: What is Abhyanga? ⠀The term “Abhyanga” comes from Sanskrit and can be translated as “anointing”, “ointment”, “oil” or “oiling”. Abhyanga is described as the activity of pouring...

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Mung bean soup

ingredients: ⠀ Mung beans - ½ cup, overnight - or at least 1 hour before cooking - soak in water.Turmeric powder - ¼ teaspoonCoriander powder - ½ teaspoonHing (Asafoetida) - 2 pinchesAjwain (King Cumin) - 2 pinchesFreshly grated ginger - 1/3 teaspoonBlack pepper (powder) - 1/3 teaspoonCumin - 1/3 teaspoonSalt - as neededCoriander - as neededGhee / oil for cooking - 1 tablespoon ⠀ Preparation (20 minutes) ⠀ Put the poured mung beans together with 6 cups of water in a pot and cook until the mung beans are tender...

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