Cellular Rejuvenation + Longevity Cellular rejuvenation and longevity have been a fundamental branch of Ayurvedic study (called rasayana) for thousands of years. Therapeutic rasayanas are plant-, herb-, and spice-based formulations possessing properties to support health, vigor, rejuvenation, and longevity.1 Today, we can think of rasayana as the proliferation or enhancement of stem cells for health,
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Brahmi (gotu kola or Centella asiatica) is touted as the most rejuvenating herb in Ayurveda. It has been used for thousands of years as the main herb for revitalizing nerve and brain cells.
Collagen is a protein found in the skin, arteries, muscles, tendons, soft tissue and the skin of the digestive tract and respiratory tract. In fact, collagen is the body’s most abundant protein! As we age, we start producing less collagen. This lack of collagen starts to show up in age-related skin concerns that also affects
In this article, I am going to explain difference between brahmi and bacopa. Brahmi is a common name used for two very important Ayurvedic herbs used for enhancing and caring for brain function. Bacopa monnieri is called Brahmi in south India, and Centella asiatica is called Brahmi (or Gotu Kola) in the north of India,
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 powerful agent for microcirculation. Of
Named after one of the highest states of consciousness (Brahman or God consciousness), Brahmi (Centella asiatica or Gotu Kola) is one of the most powerful brain tonics in the Ayurvedic apothecary. The leaf of the plant resembles the cerebellum and is traditionally used to promote memory and intelligence and to relax the central nervous system.
There is a stark contrast between how little attention is given to lymph in the West and how highly it is revered in Ayurveda. The lymphatic system is considered one of the seven body tissues in Ayurveda, the first to become compromised under stress. The Sanskrit for lymph is rasa, which is also the word
Do You Have Occasional Heartburn? 60% of adults in America will experience symptoms associated with heartburn over the next 12 months. Understanding how this develops along with strategies to resolve it are valuable tools to keep in your health toolbox. Interestingly, feelings of indigestion and occasional heartburn can be caused by either too much or
What’s Keeping You Up at Night? Do you have trouble falling or staying asleep? When it comes to a good night’s rest, those of us who have trouble will try anything. However, you should be aware that sedatives, herbal or pharmaceutical, offer short-term symptomatic relief at best. The most common theory relating to sleep issues
Ever experienced a migraine? It can be a debilitating experience, and, frustratingly, sometimes its onset a total mystery. I have investigated the Western science and the Ayurvedic perspective to get some insight into this painful phenomena. Migraines are pressure headaches, much different than tension headaches. They come as a result of vasodilation of cerebral arteries,
Overactive histamine responses can be miserable. With change of seasons upon us, it’s important to support the immune system before the first surge of environmental irritants hits. What you may not know is that the root cause of your congestion may not be environmental, but digestive! According to Ayurveda, hypersensitive immune responses are caused by