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Here is some great advice from our resident aromatherapy expert Beverley on supporting yourself through this rainy season. For the rainy and humid season where lethargy kicks in, Essential oil blends can help to provide balance and support.
I've talked about corn many times it's a drying food and a great addition to your diet during the rainy season it's a great way to reduce water retention and blood pressure. It's a delicious dish and can be enjoyed by everyone at this time of the year.
Our body is more susceptible to disease because the rain reduces our immune system, it's a great time to pick up colds, viruses, and coughs. We become more affected through this season and this impacts all of our bodies systems, infections, digestive problems, and tiredness. Humidity also plays its part in the rainy season which is important when we consider our digestions.
These are so delicious you can eat them as they are, but they can be eaten with sweet or savory dishes and work really well with dhals, curries, and veggie dishes. They are best when eaten fresh after cooking and very moreish.
This is a simple, delicious and a great purifying dish as it's easy to digest and it brings a sattvic, comforting quality to the body. Its really easy to make and you can add other ingredients if you like.
High-speed summer metabolism burns up your bodily reserves of energy. As you sweat throughout the day, and cumulatively over the summer months, your storehouse of fluids & electrolytes becomes depleted.
Vegetarians generally eat eggs and dairy products like milk and butter. Some vegetarians don't eat eggs, but the majority do consume milk and butter. Vegetarians are not the same as Vegans, where they are strict when it comes to egg, milk, or other foods and any ingredients that came from animals.
Like most vitamins, magnesium’s role is primarily regulatory. It allows enzymes to function properly, which in turn enable a vast majority of the body’s chemical reactions. In this article, we will be able to see the role of magnesium in our body and where to get it best according to Ayurveda
Increasing your Vitamin C is really an effective way to boost our immune system from factors that will imbalance our doshas. The problem is by using supplements to get it can leave side effects to our bodies, in higher doses of vitamin C (greater than 2,000 milligrams per day for adults) may cause kidney stones, nausea, and diarrhea.
Eat light foods for your Dosha that are easy to digest. Wheat crackers, cheese, granola, and nuts can be generally too heavy for snacking. Here's what the suggestible snacks according to your body type:
According to Ayurveda, the consumption of Pitta (fire) aggravating foods and foods of incompatible nature (virudh aahar) spoils all the doshas, mainly pitta dosha. When doshas get vitiated it produces heating toxins that are expelled upwards into the food pipe causing heartburn.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a condition that affects a woman’s emotions, physical health, and behavior during certain days of the menstrual cycle, generally just before her menses. It is a very common condition. Its symptoms affect up to 85 percent of menstruating women. It must impair some aspect of your life for your doctor to diagnose you.
According to Ayurveda if you have a headache that is not consistent, that moves around that throbs with a pulsating pain and tightening like a belt around your head, you are likely to be having a Vata type headache.
As all ayurvedic diagnosis, we are always looking at the imbalance of the body type and Pitta headaches are often linked to imbalances in the stomach and intestines, such as acid indigestion, hyperacidity or heartburn.
Almost everyone has to work long hours these days, sacrificing rest and sleep. This may cause temporary or even chronic tiredness or fatigue. It refers to a feeling of weariness or lack of energy. This condition can be remedied by adequate rest.
The additions of antibiotics and hormone treatments have corrupted the cow's milk which now is considered a factor in heart disease and create inflammation. Many human beings are intolerant and unable to digest cow’s milk.
The Kapha headache is a dull, heavy, thick headache, so we need to look at lightening and refreshing and use products that can cut through the heaviness, helping to ease the state of these symptoms.
Pitta, Quinoa, Feta and Avocado Salad. I have also added info for the other doshas, so don't be put off by the 'Pitta' title. Read through and adapt it for yourself.
Pitta Dosha Dinner - Potato & Celery Subji . Subji, which can also be considered a side dish, to eat with tofu, tempeh, or paneer, is a really versatile addition to your meal choices. You can experiment with trying different subji to create some delicious changes.
Rasayana Focus on Breath. Rasayana is simple terms means rejuvenation ... its an ancient set of practices in relation to Rasayana herbs that keeps the body, and mind youthful.
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