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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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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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