Ayurvedic Skin Care for Dry skin

If your skin is dry and rough most of the time, it means the air element of Vata is predominant in your skin. Vata skin tends to be dry especially during the autumn and winter months, and even during the summertime. The pores are a little larger, the skin is delicate, often with roughness. Vata [...]

It’s that time of the year when you take stock, and realise you want to change some of your habits. Perhaps you want to get fitter, to lose weight, or to be more effective in your business next year. You might want to be bolder and more adventurous, or to learn something new. You might [...]

Menopause is the phase of a woman’s life when her hormone balance changes, and she eventually stops menstruating. About 25% of women really have virtually no symptoms and about 25% of women have quite troublesome symptoms. The other 50% in the middle have milder-to-moderate degrees of symptoms. Menopause seems to be a modern problem. Many [...]

Did you know that your body is made up of 60% water? This means that, apart from air and food, water is very important for your health. Water is used in the body for many functions: To flush out wastes, through the kidneys, the skin, and the bowels To regulate body temperature, by sweating To [...]

Ayurvedic Tips for Asthma

People with asthma need to take more care during the Spring/Summer season. There can be many reasons behind asthma, such as air pollution, increased mould growth, high humidity environment; all these can trigger asthma conditions in adults as well as children. According to Ayurveda, asthma is caused by an accumulation of impurities that disrupt the delicate biochemistry [...]

The Ayurvedic Five Elements

The ayurvedic Five Elements have been the basis of Ayurveda for thousands of years. In fact, it is very similar to the ancient Greek Five Elements, and it is believed the Greeks and Indians influenced each other. While not used much by modern ayurvedics, the Five Elements are still considered when traditional practitioners (Vaidyas) diagnose [...]

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