Ayurvedic Medicine, General Wellness, Lifestyle

Vata Balancing in Fall & Winter

When the leaves change colors, fall from their branches, and drift away across the landscape, we are witnessing Vata in nature – the energy of movement. When the summer flowers finish their lifespan, become dry and rough, and return to the earth as primary elements we can understand the Vata characteristic of aging, cycling, and satisfying the grasp of time over matter.… Read More Vata Balancing in Fall & Winter

Ayurvedic Medicine, Diabetes, Herbs, Immune Health, Mental Health

The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera) is an extraordinarily useful herb, particularly for those struggling to keep up with the hectic pace of modern life. … Ashwagandha’s many health benefits make it the perfect herbal tonic for those under stress and in need of greater energy. But that’s just the beginning of Ashwagandha’s many uses. … Read More The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Ashwagandha

Ayurvedic Medicine, Cancer, Diabetes, Herbs, Women's Health

The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Ashoka

Ashoka is regarded as a universal panacea in Ayurvedic medicine, with good reason. This evergreen medicinal tree is not only used as an individual remedy, for a variety of ailments, but as part of synergistic blends and in pharmaceutical drug formulations as well. For the sake of brevity, I will only discuss the most documented health benefits associated with this legendary herb. …… Read More The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Ashoka

Ayurvedic Medicine, Beauty / Skin Care, Cancer, Herbs

The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Amla

This second article in The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine series examines the herb Amla (also known as Amalaki). Amla is one of the most famous Ayurvedic herbs of all time. It’s delicious to eat and benefits the body inside and out, from head to foot. Research has even shown that Amla can improve certain chronic ailments. …… Read More The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Amla