- How to transition from your Ayurvedic spring cleanse
- Thyroid Autoimmune Disorders: An Ayurvedic Perspective
- Ayurveda helps us understand that “all life is yoga”
- The Power of Being Gentle: An Easy Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse
- The Problem with the Paleo Diet
- Golden Milk – Recipe to Balance All Doshas
- 8 Tips for a Healthy Spring Diet
- Can Ayurveda Help Treat Kidney Failure?
- Want Gorgeous, Luscious Locks? DIY Ayurvedic Hair Care
- 8 Step Ayurvedic Morning Ritual
All posts by Madhavi Rathod
Winter Ayurvedic Remedies
The ancient Indian science of Ayurveda classifies the seasons according to their predominant dosha: Vata, Pitta, or Kapha. Vata season is fall. Pitta season is late spring and summer. Kapha season is winter and early spring. As...
- Posted February 2, 2017
Eightfold Examination in Ayurveda
When Ayurveda originated over 5,000 years ago in India, vadiyas (or Ayurvedic physicians) did not have access to the array of clinical tests, as we do in present day. Thus, the vaidyas used the classical method of...
- Posted January 12, 2017
Jyotish: Can the Planets Reveal a Health Crisis?
For a long time now, I have taken Jyotish (Vedic astrology) seriously. It used to be I’d read my horoscope in the newspaper for fun, but never gave it a second thought. Even though I’ve had Vedic...
- Posted October 10, 2016
Medical Jyotish for Ayurvedic Practitioners
Medical Jyotish has enhanced my competency and skills as an Ayurvedic practitioner. It’s also been important to study the classical texts, hone my clinical skills, and research treatment methodologies. I want to offer my clients as many...
- Posted October 10, 2016
Ayurveda 101 – Crash Course in the Ayurvedic Basic Principles
Ayurveda is an ancient science of body, mind and spirit which originated over 5,000 years ago in India. Ayurvedic theory is based on the five elements (ether, air, fire, water, and earth) and the three doshas, or...
- Posted October 7, 2016
Colds? Fevers? Gas? 8 Ayurvedic Home Remedies Using Fennel
Often placed near the exit of an Indian restaurant is a tray of small colored candy. These are coated fennel seeds. They have a sweet, almost licorice like taste. Chewing fennel seeds after a meal is a...
- Posted August 31, 2016
Summer Heat Making you ANGRY? 3 Tips to Pacify Pitta
In Ayurveda, there are 3 doshas or body types: Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Pitta is the energy of digestion, assimilation, and transformation. Pitta is comprised of fire and water. It is hot, sharp, oily, and penetrating. In...
- Posted July 27, 2016
June Vedic Astrology, 2016- How to navigate these planetary combinations
June Vedic Astrology, 2016 Jyotish, or Vedic astrology, for June, 2016 presents us with five of nine planets strong and a changing of the tides. Planetary combinations can be overwhelming if you do not properly harness their...
- Posted June 2, 2016
May Vedic Astrology, 2016
May Vedic Astrology, 2016 The month in Jyotish, or Vedic astrology for May, 2016 is a pivotal period. You have the opportunity to re-strategize your life and the supporting planetary strength to do so. When planets are...
- Posted May 19, 2016
Mars and Saturn in Scorpio
Mars and Saturn in Scorpio The conjunction of Mars and Saturn in Scorpio has just begun. This is one of the most significant events in Vedic astrology, or Jyotish, for 2016. As the two great malefics in...
- Posted April 15, 2016