Suleyka Montpetit, Author at Ayurveda | Everyday Ayurveda

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About Suleyka Montpetit

Suleyka Montpetit is a Media Entrepreneur, Explorer, Writer and the former Managing Editor for Everyday Ayurveda. She has studied Yoga, Health, Spirituality and the Arts for over 15 years, rubbing elbows with luminaries and making stuff happen everywhere she goes.
  • Juicing
    Warning: Juicing May Deplete You- An Ayurvedic Perspective

    Lately there has been quite a trend around raw pressed juices. Celebrities are photographed left and right walking out of yoga class with one of those apple-kale-cucumber concoctions. Your friends are doing juice cleanses. You might even starting...

    • Posted July 25, 2016
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  • Ayurvedic Herbs
    I’ve got the Power! Grow Your Own Potent Ayurvedic Herbs

    If I ask you to name some Ayurvedic herbs, what comes to mind?  Perhaps Turmeric?  Or spices such as cardamom, cinnamon and ginger found in chai? Or maybe you’re thinking about the world’s most popular herbal medicine, triphala? ...

    • Posted June 27, 2016
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  • Raw Vegan Desserts
    3 Reasons Why Raw Vegan Desserts Give you Gut Rot

    So a friend invites you to a new hip raw food joint.  Salads and rolls dominate the menu, as well as clever interpretations of lasagna, “pasta” and other well-known dishes. You are reminded by your waiter that...

    • Posted June 22, 2016
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  • 7 Things Vata People Should Do More Often
    7 Things Vata People Should Do to Chill the F*#K Out!

    People with a predominately Vata dosha constitution bring very precious and rare qualities to the world: they are creative, spiritual, fun, full of joy and enthusiasm.  But when they are out of balance, vata people can get...

    • Posted June 16, 2016
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  • Ayurvedic Cleanse Results
    Ayurvedic Cleanse Results?

    I have been deliberating, weighing the pros and cons, but in the end decided to do the Colorado Cleanse again this spring.  This will be my second time doing this cleanse, so you might guess that I...

    • Posted April 12, 2016
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  • Fluoride in your drinking water? Remove with Tulsi.
    Fluoride In Your Water? Remove with Tulsi

    A team of Indian researchers has found that the leaves and stem of the tulsi plant, or ocimum sanctum, can detoxify water with high fluoride content, thus making it safe for human consumption.  Researchers from Rajasthan University in...

    • Posted March 12, 2016
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  • unstuckmind
    3 Keys to Getting Unstuck

    Here’s a feeling we all know: being in a “funk”, feeling stuck, heavy, dull.  It might manifest in boredom, repetitive behaviour, having no fire for anything other than sitting around.  Often when we’re in this stated of...

    • Posted April 19, 2014
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  • Hanuman
    Hanuman’s Secret to a More Meaningful Life

    Hanuman is, quite honestly, one of India’s most entertaining Gods.  If you are familiar with Hinduism and the great hindu epic the Ramayana, you know that Hanuman if almost a superhero, showing up and saving the day,...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • shatavari
    What is the Quintessential Herb for the Female Reproductive System?

    What would you expect of a plant whose name actually means “One with Hundred Husbands”?  Whoever named Shatavari had a clear thing on their mind… And for good reasons!  Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) is often considered one of...

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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  • naturalhair
    The Unlikely Ally of the Natural Hair Movement

    A few years ago I saw the hilarious and revealing Chris Rock documentary Good Hair, which talk about the tribulations and lenghts that African-American women go to achieve “good hair”: chemical relaxers, thousands of dollars and human...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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