Ayurvedic forehead oil casting: Shirodhara

⠀⠀ The term Shirodhara is derived from the Sanskrit words “shiro” (the forehead) and “dhara” (the river). In this more than 5,000-year-old Ayurvedic treatment method, a continuous stream of herbs mixed with warmed-up heated oil (“thalia”) flows down the patient’s forehead. ⠀ Background: What is Shirodhara used for? ⠀ Shirodhara is a proven method against stress and overwork. The approximately 45-minute treatment soothes the nerves, cleanses the mind, relieves tension and allows the body and mind to relax deeply. In this way, fatigue, sleep disorders, nervousness or chronic headaches can be resolved. From the...

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Healthy And Beautiful Teeth With Ayurveda

“True freedom means ease from the inside, a sincere smile & the lack of stiffness.” ⠀  - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ⠀ A radiant smile can make us and our environment happy. But important for an uninhibited happy smile is good and healthy teeth. If we have bad teeth, we may hold back with a smile and the release of happiness hormones that accompanies it is throttled. Today, in this article, we will focus on proven Ayurvedic tradition of maintaining the health of teeth and gums and taking...

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With Ayurveda Healthy And Fit In The Fall

September 23 marks the official beginning of autumn this year. Fall is reflected in nature by fallen leaves and by harsh cold weather. But what happens during this time in our bodies and what can we do to get fit and healthy in the autumn? ⠀ All information and very specific tips for home, we have summarized in this article for you. ⠀What does autumn mean from an Ayurvedic perspective? ⠀Typical for autumn is the dry, cold and windy, rough climate. By the fall of the leaves of trees and bushes and the passing...

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Delicious Detox Breakfast: Oat Porridge & Amaranth Porridge

Autumn is also known in the Ayurvedic tradition as the "time of transformation": not only in nature, but also in our body and mind are now numerous changes. Due to the conversion of the metabolism to the cold season fall according to Ayurvedic knowledge especially many toxins. In autumn, we should therefore support the body's detoxification with all its might. In this way we can greatly reduce the risk of fatigue, stress, hyperacidity, allergies or colds. In addition, we strengthen our immune system for the winter. ⠀Our detox breakfast tip for...

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Ayurveda and Breakfast – Including a Recipe for the amazing Chai-Te

A regular daily rhythm and a healthy daily breakfast are both very important from the Ayurvedic point of view. Breakfast is the cornerstone for a successful start of the day. According to Ayurvedic knowledge, the digestive fire (Agni) is very low in the morning. Therefore, it is recommended to take the lightest and most digestible breakfast. Breakfast should nourish body (and mind) and give it everything it needs to provide enough energy for the day ahead. When we start the day with a lot of energy, tasks are easier to handle and...

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