A Simple Ayurvedic Treatment Plan

Practicing Ayurveda for a healthy you doesn’t need to be complicated.  Yes, it involves change, but it doesn’t involve a drastic change.  You may exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet and religiously go to your yoga class twice a week … yet you don’t feel as well as...

Weak Digestion Creates Ama

Weak Digestion Creates Ama When digestion is weak or unbalanced, there is a third function of the digestive system. Perhaps food doesn’t break into small enough pieces, or perhaps it sits, stagnating and fermenting, in a digestive tract that is not moving efficiently....

Leaky Gut, Through The Lens Of Ayurveda

Through the lens of Ayurveda, what is Leaky Gut? If we look at the Ayurveda scripts for this particular GI disorder, the classical literature of like Charaka Samhita, Sushruta Samhita, Bhavaprakasha, Chakradatta etc gives us the closest description of leaky gut in the...

Ancient Secrets For A Lively Digestive Fire

Avoid eating in between meals No snacking; let your huger—and fire—build   Sip warm fluids Avoid cold and carbonated drinks; drinking just hot water throughout the day will stoke your digestive fire, improve digestion, and help prevent the accumulation of ama Sit...

Ritucharya for Fall and Winter

Vata Season Fall and winter are marked by the cold, dry windy and rough quslities that are hallmarks of vata dosha, so our dietand lifestyle should be designed to balance this energy. DIET The diet should be warm, moist and heavy to counter vata’s cold, dry, and light...