- Ayurveda on the Road
- Chikitsa Padah: The “4 Limbs of Treatment”
- Ginger: The Universal Medicine
- The Miracle of Lymph
- Stop Feeling Blue: Ayurveda for Depression
- Owning Your Pitta Dosha
- Caffeine Withdrawal—5 Steps to Kick the Coffee Habit (Energy Feed #12)
- Age Of Vata: Hasten Slowly!
- Leaving the Smoothies of Atonement (a ficto-meditation)
- How to Pick the Best Chai Spices
During the festive season we find ourselves often on the move and out of our normal...
Chikitsa Padah literally means “4 limbs of a treatment” and is one of the key points...
We are continuing our journey through the spices that make prana-ful cup of chai, from the...
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How to Pick the Best Chai Spices
When selecting masala chai spices, it is wise to choose the freshest, organic, finest quality, whole spices available. From an Ayurvedic standpoint, high quality in a spice means that...
- November 28, 2016
Fermented Foods and Ayurveda
“Fermented Foods and Ayurveda” reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard. A common belief is that fermented foods and Ayurveda should be avoided…and that foods like alcohol, cheese and...
- November 27, 2016
An Ayurvedic Review of the Dairy Free Diets
I’m just old enough to remember the good old days when the milkman delivered fresh unhomogenised milk straight to your door every few days. How good was it as...
- November 26, 2016
How to Wake Up Early…Easily! (Energy Feed #11)
We are naturally designed to wake up in the earlier hours of the morning. (Yes, that includes you!) If you have trouble dragging yourself out of bed in the...
- Posted November 25, 2016
Owning Your Kapha Dosha
Solid as a rock, cool as a glimmering stream in the white moonlight- such is the essence of Kapha dosha. -Maya Tiwari, A Life of Balance “What’s your dosha?”...
- November 24, 2016
21 Benefits and Uses of Castor Oil: Grandma Said So!
Castor Oil: It pleases me to no end to see powerful healing plants of classical Ayurveda growing happily (if decoratively) in California gardens. It gives me hope that the...
- November 23, 2016
Ayurveda Is a Political Practice. Part one: Economic justice
Who is Ayurveda for? I was recently facilitating a seminar on the subject of Ayurvedic dinacharya – often translated as “daily routine”, but which literally means “to follow the...
- November 22, 2016
The Origins of Masala Chai
Masala Chai… As we traveled throughout India researching masala chai, we would devote time each day to sitting around chai stalls conversing with chai wallahs and their patrons. We...
- November 21, 2016
3 Tips for Happy, Stress Free Holidays
“3 Tips for Happy, Stress Free Holidays” reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC © The holidays are not always full of joy and good tidings! While we...
- November 20, 2016
Desa, Kala, Patra – Place, Time and Subject
The concepts of desa, kala, patra are very informative for the way in which Ayurveda treats imbalance and disease. Treatment needs to be appropriate to the patients’ circumstance/locality (desa),...
- November 19, 2016