Category Archives: Beauty

Hair Loss. Ayurvedic Remedies to Care for your Hair.

Hair Loss. Ayurvedic Remedies to Care for your Hair. Part One. Hair Loss One thing should be said upfront, hair and skin issues can’t be relieved overnight, and if you are not open to a possibility of making changes in … Continue reading

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Ayurvedic Face Diagnostic.

Ayurvedic Face Diagnostic. For an Ayurvedic doctor the face features can be distinctive beacons showing the condition of inner organs. Every wrinkle or “casual” line  provide diagnostic  information for one who understands. We also can tell what system needs attention … Continue reading

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Warts

Warts Warts are common viral infections and can occur in all three doshas. Viruses are all around us but only when  immunity is low can they take over and cause warts or another skin growths. Two factors are crucial in … Continue reading

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Cow Products

Cow Products There are five kinds of products the cow offers to us: milk, butter, yogurt, urine and dung. All of them have a great healing potency. In ancient times, rishis would put a combination of all those products into … Continue reading

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Acne – the Pitta Imbalance

Acne – the Pitta Imbalance Acne vulgaris or cystic acne is large pimples, which show a Pitta or Kapha imbalance. It is aggravated by overconsumption of sweets, fats, oils, red meat, seafood, coffee, alcohol, and tobacco, as well as emotional … Continue reading

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Neem – Indian Heal All Herb

Neem – Indian Heal All Herb In India the Neem tree is variously known as “Divine Tree”, “Heal all”, “Nature Drugstore” and “Village Pharmacy”. Neem (Azadiracta indica) is one of the most powerful blood-purifiers and detoxifiers in Ayurvedic usage. It … Continue reading

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Natural Care for Beautiful Breasts

Natural Care for Beautiful Breasts Every day we hear about new wonder skin care formulas claiming to make us look great. That means to me that whatever we already have in our bathroom cabinets is not working. I quit using … Continue reading

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Premature Balding or Graying of the Hair

Premature Balding or Graying of the Hair Balding and graying of the hair  does not necessarily indicate old age and poor health.  It occurs earlier in the Pitta (fiery) constitution, sometimes in the late twenties and often in the thirties. … Continue reading

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Gums, Teeth, and Bad Breath

Gums, Teeth, and Bad Breath The condition of the gums, teeth, and the freshness of your breath reflects the health of the bones in your body and your overall health. Follow the appropriate Daily Lifestyle regimen for your dosha to … Continue reading

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New Old Secret Of Chyawanprash

New Old Secret Of Chyawanprash Chyawanprash has been around for thousands of years. In short, Chyawanprash is an Ayurvedic herbal tonic that is very high in vitamin C content and helps strengthen the immune system hence protecting the body from … Continue reading

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Rasayana – Ayurvedic Rejuvenation

Rasayana – Ayurvedic Rejuvenation The word for rejuvenation in Ayurveda is Rasayana. After your body is prepared by Panchakarma or another type of detoxification, for example: Kitchari diet you can take Rasayana – collection of herbs that nourish and rejuvenate. … Continue reading

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Simple Home Purification (Panchakarma)

Simple Home Purification (Panchakarma) In Ayurveda the transitional time between seasons is traditionally the time for personal renewal. In never-ending cycle nature shifts from old energy to new energy. Both for prevention and to deal with a specific health problem, … Continue reading

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Ayurvedic Hair Care

Ayurvedic Hair Care Problems you may have with your hair and scalp generally relate to your overall health. Like skin and fingernails, hair is an outward reflection of your inner wellbeing. Eating a balanced diet appropriate to your dosha, reducing … Continue reading

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Hair And Your Dosha

Hair And Your Dosha The hair and its luster are important indicators of overall health. Hair is closely related to Prana, the body’s vital force. Vata hair is usually dry, but may vary from dry to oily in different spots … Continue reading

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Oil Massage (Abhyanga)

Oil Massage (Abhyanga) Abhyanga is one of the several purification techniques known as pancha karma. Applying oil to your skin lubricates, protects, detoxifies, and rejuvenates your skin and nervous system, while soothing your endocrine system. The best time to do … Continue reading

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Ayurvedic Skin Types

Ayurvedic  Skin  Types All skin types look clear and radiant when the doshas are in balance. No skin type is better than  another. They are simply different in design, and all perfect in their own right when undisturbed. But, depending … Continue reading

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Basic Skin Care Routine

Basic Skin Care Routine Ayurveda sets much higher standards for beauty products than government regulators or Western medicine, because its concept of “natural” is more encompassing and refined. Our skin is one of the body’s major organs of absorption. Although … Continue reading

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Essential oils and the skin.

Essential oils and the skin. The “essence” means a substance that contains the active ingredients of the medicinal plant. Ayurvedic skin care formulations use plants in a variety of ways to nourish and rejuvenate the skin, including fresh-cut parts, juices, … Continue reading

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Ghee – clarified butter.

Ghee – clarified butter. Since I started making Ghee from butter, all meals I cook taste delicious, my 12 year old daughter eats better, and all my friends ask me about the secret ingredient which makes even a simple dish … Continue reading

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