Adaptogenic herbs have been used for thousands of years to help the body cope with stress. Many have wondered about the exact mechanism by which these plants discern what we need to be more in balance. Research is now identifying a mechanism of how herbs may mitigate stress through quantum particles of light. Two of […]
Originally published in Natural Triad Magazine John Douillard has been teaching Ayurvedic medicine, natural health, fitness, and nutrition for 21 years and has trained more than 2,000 Western doctors in Ayurvedic medicine. In this article, he discusses depression and anxiety from an Ayurvedic perspective, with a focus on the koshas (which translates from Sanskrit as […]
Ayurveda starts with circadian medicine for good reason. Fixing your daily routine (dinacharya) and seasonal routine (ritchucharya) is step one to healthy energy levels, blood pressure, balanced weight, and more.
In 1986, when I was in India studying Ayurveda, there was always a buzz circulating around the healers that you just “had to go see”: palm readers, palm leaf and akashic record readers, psychic astrologers, Ayurvedic pulse readers, distance healers, and more.
How often do you resist the impulse to pass gas, burp, yawn, or sleep? Or suppress the desire to pee, poo, or shed a tear? Habitually and often unconsciously, we commonly find ourselves suppressing natural urges such as these, thinking nothing of it. According to Vāgbhata (one of the most influential classical writers of Ayurveda), […]
It’s hard to listen to the radio and not hear an ad about your local “Low T” center for men with low testosterone. 5% of males aged 40–50 and as many as 70% of males over 70 may have low testosterone or what is officially called “hypogonadism.” Testosterone starts to decline in most men after […]
Ancient Wisdom Discovered Magic Water We all grew up knowing that water can be a liquid, a solid (like ice), or a gas (like steam), but, more than a half-century ago, scientists discovered what is called “the fourth phase of water,”1, 2 a crystalline, hexagonal gel-like substance that scientists believe may be linked to the origin […]
Average Reading Time: 1 minute, and 38 seconds If we could point the finger at one problem that plagues the western world, I’d say it’s the abundance of food we have created! We spent millions of years trying to figure out how not to starve, and in the last fifty years, we have finally accomplished […]
Are you feeling too tired to exercise, even though you know how good it is for you? Or are you frustrated with poor workout results? Most folks are either too fatigued to get a good workout in, or they work hard, sweat a ton, and invest a lot of time – with little benefit. The […]
With kids back to school, the weather getting cooler and the days getting shorter we should all be asking ourselves a couple of questions. How do I boost my family’s immunity this winter? and Did I get enough sun exposure this summer to optimize my Vitamin D3 levels? If you are still avoiding the sun […]
Wish you weren’t so tired all the time? Here’s how to tap into the ancient science of Ayurveda for energizing tips geared specifically for your body type. By Nora Simmons Originally published in Natural Solutions Magazine Download PDF Wish you weren’t so tired all the time? Here’s how to tap into the ancient science of […]