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With more unusual ingredients, to improve circulation, cleanse impurities, sooth the skin and bring a glow to the face. Simple ways to mix ingredients.
Ingredients used for Ancient Ubtans Vedic Perspective, ‘Ubtan’ in itself means local application, which is a body application used for the beautification of the body, dating back to the remotest antiquity and is the legacy of the rich Indian Heritage.
The skin, or in this instance the facial skin has to deal with lots of environmental toxins each day. Our own sweat and waste that oozes from our skin on a daily basis attract dirt and toxins that contribute to bacteria in the skin. Good quality cleansing will help to remove grime and leave the skin refreshed.
Ayurveda encourages us to take extra care of our skin. Ayurvedic tells us to cultivate glowing skin and a sense of inner balance, we should focus on a daily routine called 'dinacharya' this follows some basic Ayurveda guidelines. Full Dinacharya routines are found on the site in its own section.
It is thought that Ubtan might have been the very first cosmetic that was created to cleanse and purify the skin. Traditionally the Vedic Scriptures amongst many other potions would create and use Ubtan to offer deep skin cleanings, nourishment, protection and to enhance the appearance of the skin.
This is my mum and here is hers and everyone's favourite soup and really easy recipe. This video was recorded about 5 years ago and my mum has passed since then, but she always loved this soup and each time I watch it, it reminds me of her and the things that helped her feel well.
When I posted my healthy pizza on FaceBook lots of people asked me about the pizza base. This is what I use for lots of recipes, I use an egg that comes from a free-range farm, but I'm sure that vegans will have their favourite substitute.
Gentle hatha yoga sequence including standing forward fold, downward dog, cat/cow, wide leg forward fold, reclined big toe pose.
Balanced session. Warm up. Forward folding variations, locust variations.
Hatha yoga postures and movement, including cat cow, downward dog, wide leg forward fold, wide leg with a twist, triangle, revolved triangle, moving twist.
Gentle Hatha yoga postures and movements, ideal for beginners.
A short, simple selection of postures and movements. Arches and curls, cat, cow. Downward dog, plank. Down dog, plank transition with leg variation. Seated forward fold and seated twist. Cobbler pose.
A slow and simple sun salutation variation, suitable for most abilities.
Gentle Hatha yoga movements and postures for a light, easy practice. Including leg spirals, straddle, toes, knees, extend sequence. Reclined pigeon, downward dog and pigeon. Great to help release tight hips!
Hear about them here, Linda our founder speaks about whats coming. Three new areas, The Tiredness Programme, all about tiredness, fatigue, lethargy, low energy. Jyotish Vedic Astrology is already launched on the site Practitioners Programme already launched
We have certainly been feeling the heat these past few weeks, practice your gentle, relaxing Hatha yoga in the cool early morning sun, before it gets too hot. Here's our resident Yoga Expert Claire showing us some simple sequences using a chair, really good for those suffering from knee or joint problems. You won't need your tutu for the plies though!
A lovely gentle practice which would be ideal for those suffering with symptoms of the menopause. Although beneficial for all. 2 yoga blocks (or books) as supports and a chair will be useful.
So excited to show you some of the delicious recipes that we will have in our new cookbook. At Home with Ayurveda, easy ayurveda recipes for everyone. Each recipe gives you ideas of how to adapt for your own dosha if you need to, with spice mixes and tons of other stuff to keep you going for a while.
Shoulder opening with straps. Egyptian sun sequence (includes lateral movements, forward folds and twists). Breathing ball exercise, 4 stage breathing exercise. Slow gentle low lunge pulse.
Being very complex, life gives us more than one dosha constitution. That is represented by the mixed influence of planets on specific chart fields ie ascendent. Most people have dual doshas types as well as people having a mixture of three of them called tridosha.
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