Benefits of Drinking Water stored in Copper Pot

Copper is known for its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic activities. Storage of water in a copper pot overnight, minimum of 8 hours and to drink it in the mornings

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Sweet Food – Benefits and Health Risks

Sweet Food pacifies both Vata and Pitta but increases Kapha. Sweet taste (Madhura) is composed of the Earth (Prithvi) and Water (Apa). It decreases the digestive fire “Agni” and has

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Ayurvedic Ritucharya for Health in all Seasons

Ritucharya is an Ayurvedic diet and lifestyle regimen or “Charya” that one should practice for each respective “Ritu” to stay healthy and better fare the seasonal changes. Every season or

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Rasa – The Six Tastes of Food in Ayurveda

Rasa is the taste of any substance, be it a food, liquid, or medicine as experienced by our tongue. It is one of the sensory experiences of our body and

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Gunas – The 20 Properties of Matter in Ayurveda

The great Physician, Charaka, found thousands of years ago that all organic and inorganic substances, as well as all thoughts, and actions have definite attributes. These specific properties of matter

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Follow your Circadian Rhythm to lose weight and look great!

Circadian Rhythm refers to the physiological, psychological, and behavioral patterns that living beings experience according to their respective biological clocks. All the living beings including humans, plants, animals, and even

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Three unique qualities of matter – The Trigunas – Sattva, Rajas, Tamas

The Trigunas are the three facets of Matter Trigunas or “Three – Gunas” are the most basic and innate qualities of matter that form the basis of mental set-up or

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With the onset of monsoon, showers and cyclones are flooding different areas of the world. It is imperative to stay protected from water borne diseases and maintain a food habit

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Ayurveda suggests Fasting for good health and detoxification!

Intermittent fasting helps to cleanse and fire up Agni! Fasting is one of the best ways to cleanse and allow your digestive system to recuperate! Modern lifestyle encompasses a fast-paced

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Viruddha Ahara – Incompatible Foods to avoid – Ayurvedic Principles!

Viruddha Ahara – Incompatible Foods lead to Inflammation and Digestive Disorders! The so-called lifestyle diseases, we are witnessing today are the direct or indirect result of improper foods. To top

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The three Doshas

The three Doshas as mentioned in our earlier posts can be described to direct behaviour and response of every human being to internal and external stimulations through environment, food, thoughts,

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Kapha Dosha – Characteristics and Lifestyle!

Kapha is the physical energy of cohesion and growth Kapha Dosha is the prime physical energy responsible for cohesion, growth, and nurturing of our physical and mental states. Physiologically, Kapha governs

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Pitta Dosha – Characteristics and the Balancing act!

Pitta Dosha is the energy of Transformation and Digestion! Pitta Dosha as a physical energy guides transformation in our physical and mental states. Physiologically, it governs the force of metabolism,

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Vata Dosha – Characteristics and the balancing act

Vata Dosha is composed of Ether and Air. It has properties as dry, cool, light, mobile, rough, subtle, and clear. It carries an Astringent and Bitter taste, hence such foods

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The Tri Dosha – Ayurvedic Principles that define Mind and Matter The Pancha Mahabhuta work together in different ways to create physical energies, termed as Dosha in individuals. These three govern the

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The Sapta Dhatu – Seven body Tissues The “Dhatus” are the basic varieties of tissues which compose the human body. The word “dhatu” comes from a Sanskrit word which means

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