Turmeric (a.k.a. Indian Saffron) is a relative newcomer to American spice racks, but it’s been a mainstay in Indian cooking - and medicine - for thousands of years. The twisty root that gives your bowl of curry its bright, yellow color and distinctive flavour also holds a place of honor in traditional Ayurvedic medicine.
Do your joints feel stiff or ache when you bend them? Or does the rainy, cool spring weather make you feel achy all over? More than 10 million people in the UK have arthritis or other similar conditions that affect the joints. Arthritus affects people of all ages, including children. Here is the ayurvedic perspective on maintaining the health of your joints as you age.
Ayurvedic Massage Oils for Every Day. We’ve all heard it before: take care of ourselves first; prioritize our own well-being, because only then can we most effectively care for others; we have to love ourselves before we can love anyone else; etc... start by giving our bodies some love with ayurvedic self-massage - abhyanga!
Questions and answers with Dr Donn Brennan Peter Brown: Doctor Brennan, how does Ayurveda deal with joint problems? Dr Donn Brennan: For joint problems Ayurveda's first consideration will be, are the symptoms due to imbalances within Vata (movement), Pitta (transformation) or Kapha (structure)? Also, is the toxic impurity called Ama a factor? Vata in the joints When there is too much [...]