Category: Body Constitution and Lifestyle

Ayurvedic Nutrition

Where is the whole grain after it has been genetically modified, harvested months or years in advance, bleached, processed, enriched, colored, molded and made into “low calorie”?

Sadhaka Pitta

“sadhaka pitta processes emotions into intelligence and sadhaka pitta in the heart processes emotions into love and compassion. If this functional integrity of sadhaka pitta in the brain and sadhaka pitta in the mind is affected,

Cycle of Seasons and Ayurveda

Research Cycle of Seasons and Ayurveda by Zach Bubeck – Ayurveda Wellness Practitioner Student (San Diego College of Ayurveda) Tuesday, 23 August 2011, 10:19 PM Within the entire observable universe, the most common reoccurring shape is the circle. This pervasive shape reflects the cyclical nature of all things. Our galaxy along with others, rotates around […]

Panchakarma Workshop

Study Panchakarma. Attend a workshop cum retreat in San Diego. Learn about the Cleansing Detoxification Therapies of Ayurveda that include Abhyanga, Sweat Therapies, Purgative Herbs, Vamana, Nasya, Shirodhara. You will work on real time patients with actual issues like insomnia, hypothyroidism, acid reflux and so on.

Body Odour Herbs in Ayurveda

There are about 2 to 4 million sweat glands situated under the skin. They function mainly for regulation of body temperature and provide an emotional response. The watery secretion produced by these glands make the body moist and helps to cool the body temperature. The glands are under the control of sympathetic nervous system. Sweat contains water and some salts like sodium, chloride, potassium, urea, bicarbonate, calcium and other excretions from the body such as amino acids.

Svedanam and Steam Therapy in Ayurveda

Swedanam or Steam Therapy followed by Abhyanga OIl Massage is of utmost importance in Ayurveda. Steam therapy increase elimination of toxins through the pores when done in conjunction with organic massage oil treatments, they make the detoxification more effective.

Ayurveda and Memory

During a common cold, there is blockage of olfactory nerve there is a total loss of sensation of smell. This is very common example experienced by most of the people. Similarly, if there is any kind of blockage in the optic nerve, the sensation of visual experience will be blocked; auditory nerve will result in impaired listening etc. For acquiring the knowledge, the body uses 5 sense organs. Ears, Skin, Eyes, Tongue and Nose are collectively called sense organs. The sensations experienced by these sense organs are transmitted to the brain. The sensory nerves conduct messages through chemical transmission and then they are stored in the brain.

Ayurveda and Diet

By Shea Street Student: San Diego College of Ayurveda Right diet is the main factor in the treatment of the physical body. Without changing our diet, we cannot expect the body, which is its product, to be completely cured. By correcting the diet, we eliminate the causes of disease. Herbs and foods follow the same […]

Ayurveda, Yoga and Nadis

n many eastern health sciences, nadis are considered channels or tubes in the human body that carry prana. Prana is also known as energy or life force. These energy channels, or nadis, can be found in both the physical and the subtle body (Kripalu, 2008).

Five Potent Herbs in your Kitchen!

strong>Ginger: The important active components of the ginger root are thought to be volatile oils and pungent phenol compounds. Ginger has been used in the past as preventing cough, congestion, muscular cramps during menstruation. Controls nausea from indigestion, and is currently being proven to manage migraine headaches. Ginger water, tea or extract helps vomiting episodes. Due to its anti-inflammatory nature, anyone with arthritis needs to use ginger. Lowering cholesterol is the special attribute of ginger that can prevent a patient from heart failure.