Articles in: Detox & Lymphatic Health
The lymphatic system is always the first body system evaluated in Ayurveda. These are the drains of the body and comprise the body’s largest circulatory system. The body’s ability to detox well starts in the lymphatic system. Interestingly, the lymph starts in the digestive system, making optimal detoxification a result of optimal digestion. In this section, learn how to reset digestive strength and the body’s natural detox pathways.
Average Reading Time: 2 minutes, 18 seconds Plants that were historically used as dyes, such as berries, cherries, beets and turmeric, were commonly used as lymph movers, or what we now know as antioxidants. Blueberries, raspberries and strawberries are all traditional dyes and well-documented antioxidants. Pomegranates are the lymph movers […]
Average Reading Time: 4 minutes, 29 seconds One’s immunity for next winter starts many months prior, in the spring and summer. According to Ayurveda, this is accomplished quite effortlessly by eating in line with each seasonal harvest. In short, nature’s prescription for optimal health, longevity and immunity starts right now, […]
Average Reading Time: 4 minutes, 10 seconds Research on this small perennial, herbal creeper with cute, kidney-shaped leaves called Centella asiatica or, more commonly, Brahmi in Ayurveda, has new and well-documented special effects. Long known as Ayurveda’s premier brain tonic for mood, clarity and memory, Brahmi is now understood as a […]
Average Reading Time: 7 minutes, and 24 seconds With spring upon us, this is the time to reset our ability to burn fat. Each season and its harvest has an important role in maintaining good health. Winter stores fat, proteins, vitamins and minerals to rebuild and insulate. Spring, as illustrated […]
Average Reading Time: 1 minute, and 21 seconds Oil Pulling has been getting lots of press lately for its teeth-whitening and cosmetic benefits. Today, I would like to share with you the science behind this very popular topic. Oil Pulling got its name from the “pulling”, or cleansing, effect oils […]