At the moment in the UK we are having a heat-wave with temperatures reaching 30°C (86°F) (unusual for the UK).
What happens to us during these times of hot weather?
You will probably feel hot, sweating, tiredness, and fatigue. Symptoms can vary from migraines to confusion to heat stroke. Ultimately, too much heat can put your heart under stress.
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It's summer and we're feeling the heat. While Ayurveda does not recommend eating or drinking cold food, an exception is made during summer hot days.
Ice cream has a really high content of sugar (plus other not so healthy ingredients), instead, why not cool off with a homemade NICE cream?
Traveling or "going on holiday" can be very exciting. All the planning and building up to the time you will spend away...you anticipate the good times and rest from everyday life. However, often when you get back from holiday, you feel you need another one.
While you may welcome the change that comes with going on holiday or travel, your body may feel the changes unfavorably.
How can you integrate Ayurvedic practices and keep yourself balanced so you can fully enjoy yourself?
The principle with all situations is to look at which gunas (qualities) are increased.
We have all heard the saying "you are what you eat," but in Ayurveda there is a saying too. So in this article, I'm going to give you an introduction as to why food is so important in Ayurveda, and three of my top tips on how to use food to provide greater energy and fuller health for you. Read on to find out more.
Ayurveda is a natural medical system that's been going for over 5,000 yrs. It's made up of many different parts and is the "science of life" that offers us knowledge that comes from the beginning of time.
Before discussing indigestion, understanding the process of digestion is very essential. The Ayurveda approach of explaining digestion is very simple and effective. The food we eat is digested by agni or body fire, which is present in our body. It is very much similar to the way we cook the food. The Agni or body fire helps to digest the food, which is consumed, much like the fire of a stove cooks the food kept on it.