In Ayurveda, the transitions from summer to fall and from winter to spring are prime times for imbalance and the risk of uncomfortable immune system response and allergies. Learn how to bolster your body for the changing season and find some relief from seasonal allergies.
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Holiday gifts for the parents, athletes, cooks, wise women, and sleep-deprived and stressed out loved ones in your life. These 39 ideas will help ease pain, anxiety, digestive woes, and more, giving family and friends (and maybe even yourself) the support needed to decompress, destress, and find some joy!
Summer’s harsh rays can dry out your skin and put you at risk. Here, get Dr. John’s take on sunscreens and the Ayurvedic herbs and routines you need to take care of your skin, externally and internally, all year round.
Summer is the season of pitta. These diet, skin care, and lifestyle tips will help you keep this dosha in balance and avoid overheating, burnout, dehydration, and too much digestive fire during summer months.
Chyawanprash, a sweet, tangy Ayurvedic tonic, is a powerful rasayana, promoting energy, immunity, stamina, digestive strength, and longevity. It’s known to nourish weak, aging tissues, particularly in the respiratory system. Learn more about the science behind this magic elixir.
In a recent Stanford University study published in the journal Science, researchers found that microbes in members of the Tanzanian Hadza tribe change dramatically with each season, in sync with seasonal dietary changes. Learn how this new finding applies to Ayurvedic eating.
It’s easy to get into a routine: eating, working, and exercising in the same ways day after day. But did you know that microbes in the air change from one season to the next? Did you know that microbes in your gut should be changing from one season to the next? Did you know that receptors in your brain for mood hormones also change seasonally?