You might not know this but your tongue has the amazing ability to tell you—ok maybe more like show—what’s going on in your body, in particular your organs.
As the winter sets in, it brings along with it winter dryness, itchy and rough skin, and stiff muscles and joints.
Abhyanga is basically the art of self-massage, an extremely popular Ayurveda based therapy that incorporates warm, aromatic oils, rhythmically massaged into your body, which loosen toxins, relax the nervous system, and provide rest, nourishment, and rejuvenation. It improves blood circulation, tones and moisturizes skin, works up the lymph system, and calms the mind and nervous system.
Come winter, as you prep your skin for the coming days of dryness, some of you may be faced with a new challenge- oily skin, that makes it even more difficult to moisturize and take care of the skin as cold dry winter runs deeper. Here’s what causes this unique problem and what you can […]
Try this tranquil bedtime routine
There is no delicate way of putting this. We have a poop problem.According to estimates, millions of people are constipated, that is defined by infrequent bowel movements and difficult passage of stool. A constipated digestive system can be a cause of anxiety and discomfort for many and the anxiety can make it all harder to […]
It is that time of the year when no amount of coffee and blankets seem to suffice. Probably you know what we are talking about!. Sub zero temperatures, snow laden roads, antibiotics and endless layers…yet, infections, cold and occasional fever sneak into our bodies during these winters, as our immunity stands compromised under the harsh, […]
Pitta is a combination of mostly fire with a little water.If a person has Pitta skin it means that fire and water predominates in the skin compared to other people of the same age and ethnicity. Thus Pitta skin will be found to have normal thickness, feel warm to the touch, and can have a […]
Vata is a combination of the air and space elements. If a person has Vata skin it means that air and space predominates in the skin compared to other people of the same age and ethnicity. Thus Vata skin will be thinner, feel cool to the touch, and have a tendency towards dryness. When out […]
Kapha is a combination of earth and water elements. For a Kapha person, because earth and water predominates in the skin, compared to other people of the same age and ethnicity, Kapha skin will be naturally oily and thick, feel cool to the touch, and have a tendency towards congestion. When out of balance this […]