- Recipe: Potato-Leek Soup with Fennel Seeds and Red Pepper Flakes
- Treat the 3 Types of Anemia
- Love Thyself First: Lavender Rose Milk Bath
- Ayurveda for Seasonal Affective Disorder
- 4 Ways to Kick the Cause of Hot Flashes
- Can You Screen Your Screen Time?
- Dashamula: 10 Roots to Ground Vata
- Recipe: Salmon Burgers
- How to Cool Down in the Heat of the Moment
- Vedic Astrology for February 2016
All posts by Dr John Douillard
How to Raise a Fearless, Nature-Knowing Child
Science tell us that our unconscious mind, which develops during childhood, controls 95 percent of the things we think, do, say and feel. (1) The bottom line is that we all carry childlike unconscious patterns of behavior...
- Posted January 28, 2016
Minimize your Cell Phone Radiation Exposure
All electronics, including cell phones, emit microwave electromagnetic radiation (EMR). Living organisms generate their own electromagnetic field at a cellular, tissue, organ and organism level called a “biofield.” Studies suggest that low dose EMR exposure can slow...
- Posted January 21, 2016
10 Reasons to Take Vitamin D This Winter
During the winter, the sun is too low in the sky for most of the U.S. to get adequate amounts of UVB radiation or vitamin D from it. Many experts believe that, for optimal health, levels should...
- Posted January 15, 2016
Herb Profile: Manjistha—Lymph, Skin and Menstrual Support
Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia) is a perennial climber that is perhaps best known as a lymph mover and blood purifier. According to Ayurveda, the lymph (rasa) and blood (rakta) are the first tissues to become congested when the...
- Posted January 11, 2016
A True Story of Goop, My Favorite Immunity Booster
Aaron was an eight-year-old boy whose mom brought him to see me because he was experiencing a series of chronic colds, one right after another. The countless cycles of antibiotics Aaron took only made him worse, and...
- Posted January 6, 2016
3 Ways Your Body Will Naturally Keep You Healthy this Winter
It is hard to ignore the fact that seasonal foods have been feeding us since the beginning of our evolution and, as a result, our health depends greatly on a diet that changes with each season. We...
- Posted January 2, 2016
Vitamin D3: D is for Deficient
I regularly ask my patients if they are taking vitamin D. More often than not, they respond by telling me that they get plenty of sun! In a new report, The International Food Information Council (IFIC) surveyed...
- Posted December 28, 2015
Change Stress to Joy in One Minute
During the holidays our “joy” is sometimes overshadowed by the stress and strain of the holiday season. In this newsletter, I’ve included a short instructional video on what I like to call “The One Minute Meditation.” Watch...
- Posted December 25, 2015
How to Relieve Those Migraine Headaches
Occasional migraine headaches are pressure headaches which are much different than that occasional tension headache. They come as a results of vasodilation of the cerebral arteries, which increases intracranial and arterial pressure, resulting in a pressure headache....
- Posted December 19, 2015
Open, Sesame: The Magic of the Little Seed
Sesame seeds and sesame oil have been used as a medicine for thousands of years. According to Ayurveda, there is no better or more therapeutic oil than sesame. It has been documented as a food and medicine...
- Posted December 12, 2015