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Sore Throat Advice from Maharishi AyurVeda Practitioner, Dr Charlotte Bech M.D.

By |2020-09-23T12:06:26+01:00September 23rd, 2020|Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Sore Throat|

Sore throat is usually caused by a virus, but sometimes it is caused by bacteria (streptococci). The vast majority (over 90%) recover on their own after one week. Here is all you can do yourself...

Heatwave and Back to School Tips

By |2020-08-17T14:26:01+01:00August 17th, 2020|Balance, Doshas, Heatwave, Herbal Formulas, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Pitta|

Back to school, we go! As parents and children alike prepare to return to the previous ‘norm’ of the busy morning routine on a ‘school day’, do you sigh with relief or feel an unexpected sadness? As Scotland leads the way, schools are now getting ready to receive their charges as children and teachers once again prepare to be together. As the heatwaves currently being experienced leave their impact, you may also have noticed a tendency for your child to be more reactive, expressing frustration and anger more easily. If so, the increased external heat has caused an imbalance of Pitta dosha within leading to signs of Pitta imbalance. There are other signs of Pitta imbalance that you may not be aware of that indicate a need to balance Pitta in the mind-body and your environment. Let’s consider them below.

Maharishi Gandharva Veda – Music for the Mind and Body

By |2020-08-06T15:09:19+01:00August 6th, 2020|Gandharva, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Music, Raja|

Maharishi Gandharva Veda is the coherent flow of sound, designed to promote balance, inner peace and better health. Performing or hearing these melodies at the proper time of the day neutralizes stress in the mind and environment and creates a harmonizing influence, not only for the individual but for the whole world.

An Ayurvedic View on Prostate Health

By |2020-07-29T12:00:54+01:00July 29th, 2020|Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Men's Health, Prostate|

Prostate health can become an issue for men in their middle age, but imbalance begins much earlier in life. In the UK alone there were over 48,000 new cases of prostate cancer from 2015 -17. The good news is that following an appropriate diet and daily routine and taking appropriate herbal supplements can help keep the prostate healthy and functioning well.

Celebrating Summer Healthy Eating – Summer Pasta with Cream Sauce

By |2020-07-22T15:20:46+01:00July 22nd, 2020|Healthy Eating, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Pitta, Recipes, Summer|

This is a recipe to help keep the summer heat from getting to you. It's fast and delicious. And it's lighter than you might think. Remember to use organic ingredients whenever possible.

Celebrating Summer – Healthy Eating – Moroccan Tagine

By |2020-07-23T16:12:40+01:00July 21st, 2020|Food, Healthy Eating, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Recipes|

This Moroccan Tagine looks impressive, but is very easy to make. The slow cooking brings a depth of flavour which you don’t get with more quickly-cooked meals.

Celebrating Summer Healthy Eating – Squash & Coconut Soup

By |2020-07-23T16:13:43+01:00July 20th, 2020|Healthy Eating, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Recipes|

Celebrating summer healthy eating - Squash & Coconut Soup. Vegan, 4-6 servings. The gorgeous colour of this soup when blended is as appealing to the eye as the flavours are to the taste-buds!

Pacifying Pitta Dosha and Subdoshas

By |2020-07-10T16:49:11+01:00July 10th, 2020|Balance, Digestion, Doshas, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Pitta, Sub Doshas|

Even Temper • Healthy Hair • Decreased Acid Pitta governs all heat, metabolism and transformation in the mind and body. It controls how we digest foods, how we metabolize our sensory perceptions, and how we discriminate between right and wrong. Pitta governs the important digestive "agnis" or fires of the body.

Pacifying the Vata Dosha and sub-doshas

By |2020-07-09T16:36:42+01:00July 9th, 2020|Balance, Doshas, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Sub Doshas, Vata|

Vata governs all movement in the mind and body. It controls blood flow, elimination of wastes, breathing and the movement of thoughts across the mind. Since Pitta and Kapha cannot move without it, Vata is considered the leader of the three Ayurvedic Principles in the body. It's very important to keep Vata in good balance.

Pacifying the Kapha Dosha and Sub-Doshas

By |2020-07-09T16:35:20+01:00July 8th, 2020|Doshas, Kapha, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Sub Doshas|

Kapha governs all structure and lubrication in the mind and body. It controls weight, growth, lubrication for the joints and lungs, and formation of all the seven tissues - nutritive fluids, blood, fat, muscles, bones, marrow and reproductive tissues.

Zoomed Out? How to Create Balance in the Age of Screens

By |2020-07-08T09:19:49+01:00July 7th, 2020|Fatigue, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Virtual Meetings, Work|

Getting Zoom Fatigue? It turns out that interacting with others on a screen for hours can wear you out. Here are five hacks to help you take advantage of the plus side of computer connectivity without the fatigue.