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Stress and Anxiety: An Ayurvedic Perspective

Sep 02, 2021

In today's world everyone is making an effort to stay healthy but still the focus is on our physical wellbeing. Very few people consider their mental health, to the extent it has become a great challenge for our society. While one might think mental...

Scientific Research Explores Correlation Between Ayurveda Prakriti & Genetic Structure

May 10, 2021

Ayurveda goes back as far as 1500 BCE and has established the significance of treating illness based on a person's unique Ayurvedic constitution. Each person has a unique Ayurvedic constitution formed at the time of conception. Called Prakriti, it's...

5 Common New Year's Resolutions & Healing Modalities to Achieve Them

Dec 28, 2020

Whether in a bad habit, situation, relationship or job, nobody wants to be stuck. We all want to achieve a better version of ourselves and our lives, and the new year is an opportunity to do just that. This explains why people have new year's resolutions...

Marketing Strategy for an Ayurveda Practitioner in Australia

Oct 14, 2020

Ayurveda is a holistic practice that encompasses different natural remedies, including herbal medicine, yoga, massage therapy and lifestyle changes. As a practitioner of this form of complementary medicine, the power to help your clients improve the...

How Much Do Natural Medicine Therapies Cost?

Sep 22, 2020

Natural medicine has become the go-to remedy of many people now more than ever. Although much older than Western medicine, ancient remedies had to take the back seat as people relied on synthetic drugs for many years. These days, natural medicine is...

Ayurveda: The Way to Wellness & Longevity

May 11, 2015

Ayurveda is a holistic medical system that originated in India over 6,000 years ago. It is a science of life where balance between the physical (body) spiritual (soul) psychological (mind) are maintained for complete health. Shirodhara is a classical...

Experiencing Shirodhara: What to Expect

Dec 08, 2014

I love trying new treatments and natural remedies. So when I was travelling through Nepal and spotted a traditional day spa nestled down a Kathmandu laneway, I decided to book in for Shirodhara. Why Choose Shirodhara? There were two things that prompted...

Your Guide to the Ayurvedic Diet

Jan 31, 2014

Do you struggle with knowing what to eat and what to avoid? Wonder what lifestyle is ideal for you? The ancient system of Ayurveda makes it easy to choose the right foods and get your body back into balance. This article explores the Ayurvedic system...

What is Vastu?

Oct 23, 2013

Are you interested in how your home and environment might affect your life? Like feng shui, the ancient approach vastu shastra looks at how we’re connected to our dwellings. But what exactly is vastu and how can you apply it to your home? Let’s take...

What is Shirodhara?

May 24, 2013

Picture yourself lying on a massage table in a warm, darkened room. You close your eyes and as your body relaxes, a tepid liquid drips onto your forehead and down your temples. As it slides down the side of your face, the sensation reminds you of a soft...

Know Your Dosha: Vata

May 13, 2013

According to Ayurveda, vata, pitta and kapha are the three main doshas (or vital energies) that make up a person’s constitution. The doshas - and the balance between them – dictate your health and how you relate to the world. What are the Doshas?

What's Your Dosha?

Jan 31, 2013

Have you ever noticed how certain foods make you feel light, while others weigh you down? According to Ayurveda, it all comes down to your dosha. What is a Dosha? Ayurvedic medicine assumes that we all have a mix of three mind and body constitutions, called...

Studying to be an Ayurveda Practitioner

Jan 18, 2013

Do you like the idea of helping people re-balance their body and experience optimum health and wellbeing? Working as an Ayurveda practitioner can be incredibly rewarding and allows you to make a positive impact on your clients. What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda...

What is Tibetan Massage?

Dec 04, 2012

Along with Indian Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Tibetan medicine is one of the world's oldest systematised healing systems. Part of the Silk Road trading network that connected India, China and the Persian Empire, Tibetan medicine...

What is Ayurvedic Medicine?

Apr 02, 2012

The story goes that one day, the supreme Creator remembered the medical science of Ayurveda. He passed this knowledge down through the hierarchy of lesser gods until finally it reached human ears. It was then recorded as the great healing science. This...

Popular Ayurveda Herbs

Nov 14, 2011

Ayurvedic herbs have been administered for thousands of years in India. That is certainly long enough to give them sound integrity when it comes to their efficacy. Now you can find many different manufacturers that offer quality Ayurvedic herbs on the...

Studying Ayurveda

Nov 10, 2011

Are you attracted to the ancient holistic Ayurvedic approach to healing and interested in exploring formal study? Ayurvedic medicine is based on assessing the body's three vital energies (termed doshas) and determining how illness and disease causes...

Natural Treatments for Prostate Cancer

Jul 22, 2010

Natural treatments are increasingly sought out to complement conventional medical treatment for a range of illnesses and diseases, including prostate cancer. Using natural therapies in conjunction with medical treatment plans for prostate cancer not...

Ayurveda and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Jun 18, 2010

Ayurveda is a holistic healing tradition, which is focused on a wide range of therapeutic and remedial treatments for practically any condition.  It is one of many natural treatments or therapies that are used on a daily basis to provide relief and...

Shirodhara 101: Benefits and Methods

Dec 14, 2009

Many people treat common ailments like headaches and insomnia with medication for immediate relief. For those who are looking for alternatives to medication, natural methods abound in the treatment of stress and anxiety. These methods promote relaxation...

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