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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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