Ayurveda

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 [...]