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Dr. Bech’s Diet for Going Green

By |2018-12-18T15:00:32+00:00December 11th, 2018|Books, Food, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre|

Don’t read this article if you want to continue eating red meat. But go ahead and read it, if you would like to: 1. Normalize your weight and stay slender, 2. Enjoy food more, and 3. Be happier and have more energy Then this new delicious and tasty Go Green diet is right for you.

Jagdish Vaidya consultation tour of the UK

By |2018-05-07T16:20:22+01:00May 7th, 2018|Consultations, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre|

Jagdish N. Vaidya was born into a long line of Ayurvedic Physicians and has served as director of a prestigious Ayurvedic hospital in India and as professor at postgraduate level in Kaya Chikitsa (Internal Medicine). He was also director and head of the department of Panchakarma for various hospitals under the government of Gujarat and is known as a Maharishi Vaidya. Jagdish Vaidya has many years of experience in heading [...]

Did birds teach us internal cleansing?

By |2017-12-22T14:45:27+00:00September 13th, 2017|Anxiety, Brain, Detox, Digestion, Emotions, Fatigue, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Mind, Panchakarma, Rejuvenation, Stress|

I first learned about internal cleansing when, as a teenager, I developed an interest in self-development. I picked up a book called Hatha Yoga, in which the author described how in North India, people noticed the strange cleansing habits of a certain species of migrating bird.After travelling thousands of miles, the exhausted and bedraggled birds would land near lakes and rivers and, after taking in water, would insert [...]

David claims Ayurveda helped control his Diabetes symptoms

By |2017-09-05T13:51:42+01:00March 30th, 2017|Consultations, Diabetes, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre|

The following video (and info below) was recently put onto Facebook by the organisers of the International Ayurveda Congress in London, an event that will take place on 1-2 April. The video features David Verhoogt, who is well known at our Maharishi AyurVeda Centre and who is a great advert for the benefits of both Transcendental Meditation and Ayurveda. “My doctor said ‘I’ve never seen somebody who [...]

Take care what you drink, breathe and eat

By |2017-09-05T13:51:42+01:00March 22nd, 2017|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Oils, Panchakarma|

We are told to drink plenty of water each day as it’s good for our brains and for the rest of the body. We are told to drink filtered or bottled water as the chlorine added to mains water to kill bacteria is bad for us. Now we are told that the plastic used in water filters and bottled water contains endocrine disruptive chemicals (ECDs) that damage our hormone [...]

11 tips to avoid Ama over Christmas

By |2017-10-27T13:59:30+01:00November 21st, 2016|Detox, Digestion, Food, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Panchakarma|

There are so many edible delights on offer over Christmas that it is hard not to over-indulge and accumulate Ama, the toxic waste-product of incomplete digestion. Festive meals and an abundance of tempting sweets can lead you to over-eat and snack at irregular times, and promote the build-up of Ama. If this process is left unchecked, your body can becomes clogged [...]

Creating healthy joints with Maharishi AyurVeda

By |2017-11-03T09:43:59+00:00November 12th, 2016|Joints, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Muscles, Panchakarma|

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 [...]

Why Raw Honey is Always Best

By |2019-02-07T10:02:17+00:00October 16th, 2016|Fatigue, Food, Heart, Knowledge, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Weightloss|

Enjoy one of nature’s finest gifts in its raw and organic form The unheated, unprocessed honey, supplied by Maharishi AyurVeda Products, is remarkably different from the honey you’ll find on supermarket shelves. Sourced from Antonio Simon’s apiaries in Northern Spain, the bees that create this honey gather nectar from areas free of pollutants. To preserve its health giving properties, and the unique flavour of this unadulterated natural honey, Antonio spins the [...]

When fire turns to air: Autumn season advice

By |2017-10-24T07:44:19+01:00September 2nd, 2016|Autumn, Detox, Food, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Spices|

We measure out each year by its seasonal changes – the cold sleep of nature during winter, it’s re-awakening during spring, its full splendour during summer and the fruits bearing seeds of nature’s renewal during autumn. As summer changes to autumn, the sap of each tree begins to draw inwards. Bright green leaves gradually dry and become yellow, orange, red and brown, then they [...]

Giving and receiving the famed healing massage from Kerala

By |2017-10-03T08:32:19+01:00August 25th, 2016|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Rejuvenation|

Ever since receiving Kalari Marma Uzhichil about a year ago, I became addicted. Unlike the other Ayurvedic massages I have given and received, Kalari Marma Uzhichil, or Uzhichil for short, is a complete treatment in itself. You can receive it as a one-off treatment, or it can be given over several days. This is what Randol Oberton, an experienced Maharishi AyurVeda [...]

Sylvia Nash: It gives me a big boost for the year ahead

By |2017-09-05T13:50:29+01:00August 21st, 2016|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos, Patient videos, Rejuvenation, Testimonials|

  Peter Brown: So Sylvia, When did you have your first Panchakarma treatment? Silvia Nash: It must have been 20 years ago. Peter: And why did you come along? Silvia: I had heard that Panchakarma was a way to accelerate my evolutionary development, my spiritual awareness through the physical side of Transcendental Meditation. Peter: What were its effects? Silvia: The effects are quite difficult to quantify. There were [...]

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Charles Brettell: Panchakarma is a way of recharging the batteries

By |2017-09-05T13:50:29+01:00August 21st, 2016|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos, Men's Health, Patient videos, Rejuvenation, Testimonials|

  Peter Brown: So Charles, how often have you had Panchakarma treatment? Charles Brettell: It would usually be about once a year and I’ve done it for the last 20 to 25 years now. Peter: And what makes you keep coming for treatment? Charles: Its the benefits that come, even during treatment itself - the rest relaxation and rejuvenation, a feeling of cleansing the whole system and that [...]

Vena Ramphal: I feel light… like a newly born chick

By |2017-09-05T13:50:29+01:00August 19th, 2016|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos, Rejuvenation, Testimonials|

  Peter Brown: So Vena, where did you first hear about Ayurveda? Vena Ramphal: I first came to Ayurveda through yoga. I’ve been practising yoga for a long time and Ayurveda is very linked to yoga and they have a lot in common, so that was my entry point. Peter: When did you have your first Ayurvedic consultation? Vena: I had my first Ayurvedic consultation earlier this year [...]

Bring a little balance to your weight

By |2018-09-14T06:35:24+01:00October 11th, 2015|Detox, Digestion, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Weightloss|

“Balanced weight is the automatic by-product of enjoying the state of good health that is our natural birthright.” This is the message of Dr Donn Brennan, leading expert on Maharishi AyurVeda and founding president of the Ayurvedic Practitioners Association of Great Britain. He explains that it’s a question of attaining the balance of mind and body that comes when the innate inner [...]

Beauty, Peace and Purification: 3-day Panchakarma retreats in Scotland

By |2018-09-14T06:39:19+01:00August 9th, 2015|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Rejuvenation, Testimonials|

Escape your busy routine, experience deep purification and regeneration and enjoy silence and natural beauty on a 3-day Panchakarma break in Fife, Scotland 18-20 or 21-23 October. This is the second Maharishi AyurVeda Health retreat to be held in the coastal village of Lower Largo, Fife and organised by Sharon Wilson Hodgson. This great value health package includes, consultations with Dr Donn [...]

Panchakarma Therapy goes on the road

By |2018-09-14T06:40:11+01:00June 17th, 2015|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre|

The Skelmersdale-based Maharishi AyurVeda Health Centre is to expand its operations nationwide by running a series of ‘pop-up clinics,’ following the success of a pilot event in Fife, Scotland. For a week in May, sixteen guests enjoyed the Maharishi AyurVeda purification therapy, known as Panchakarma, at luxurious Cardy Net House, in a beautiful coastal location. Panchakarma systematically combines a variety of [...]

June/July Special Panchakarma Offer

By |2017-09-05T13:50:32+01:00May 15th, 2015|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Rejuvenation|

Revitalise and Detoxify this summer with luxurious Panchakarma... ...and enjoy an extra FREE treatment Panchakarma is Ayurveda's key method of removing toxins that have built up over months and even years, and that become the seedbed of ill health and disease. Both water-based and oil-based toxins are systematically and effectively expelled through this age-old and time-tested purification system. After the thorough detox this treatment offers, our patients commonly report [...]

New video series on Maharishi AyurVeda

By |2017-09-05T13:50:32+01:00December 22nd, 2014|Detox, Digestion, Dr Donn Brennan videos, Knowledge, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos, Other videos, Rejuvenation|

We have new video series on Maharishi AyurVeda with Dr Donn Brennan. This is just the beginning and over the next few months many more videos, full of Ayurvedic health wisdom, will be put up on our site. Introductory videos In some videos Donn introduces basic concepts, such as what is Ayurveda’s approach to health, why Maharishi helped to revive this ancient science, what are the Ayurvedic body-types, how your can recognise [...]

Treating 20,000 patients with Panchakarma

By |2017-09-05T13:50:32+01:00December 22nd, 2014|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos|

Dr Karin Pirc will be one of the speakers at the forthcoming International Ayurveda Congress held on 10-14 April 2015, in Roermond, Holland. In the following video Dr Pirc explains how Panchakarma works and why it is such a central treatment in Ayurveda. At the Maharishi AyurVeda clinic she helps run in Bad Ems, Germany, Dr Pirc has seen how Panchakarma helped treat a wide number of medical conditions. At [...]

Get ready for Autumn with Panchakarma

By |2017-09-05T13:50:32+01:00October 1st, 2014|Autumn, Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Natural cycles|

The transition from summer to autumn involves a huge change, in the weather and its influence on our body, and can have a significant effect on your health. The internal fire and heat of Pitta Dosha accumulates in your body over the summer and is at its maximum as autumn begins, Pitta dosha (fire/heat), and the cool and windy qualities of Vata dosha also come into play. This is a time when Pitta disorders, particularly skin disorders, [...]

Ana Biles found Panchakarma wonderful

By |2017-09-05T13:50:32+01:00July 28th, 2014|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos, Other videos, Testimonials|

Peter: How was your first Panchakarma treatment? What was it like? Ana: It was like coming home. Because of the results, obviously. They did not come immediately – it takes time after Panchakarma. But even during Panchakarma it felt like your body was waking up and cleaning itself. I was just wonderful, really wonderful. Peter: And you’ve been having Panchakarma this week as well. How are you feeling right now? Ana: [...]

Back to Basti to clear out those toxins

By |2017-09-13T15:42:43+01:00May 27th, 2014|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Rejuvenation|

Basti is a mild herbal enema that cleanses the colon and large intestines, and it is a key part of the Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment. In the classical texts, Basti is said to balances Vata, or the air element in our body. This is the element that is responsible for all movement. Because Vata leads the other two doshas of Pitta and Kapha, balancing Vata is a very important for [...]

Choosing to take Panchakarma treatment was a no-brainer for David Verhoogt

By |2017-09-05T13:50:33+01:00April 15th, 2014|Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Other videos, Weightloss|

In this interview, David Verhoogt talks about how Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment, at the Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre in Skelmersdale, UK, has transformed his health. He is no longer overweight, he has more energy, his senses have improved, and he has been able to reduce his insulin intake. Peter Brown: David, how did you first learn about Ayurveda? David Verhoogt: I learned about Ayurveda following learning Transcendental Meditation (TM). I learned [...]

Panchakarma has reminded me what good health feels like

By |2017-09-05T13:50:33+01:00March 4th, 2014|Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre|

During Manjit Sohal's recently visit to the Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre in Skelmersdale, Peter Brown interviewed him about his experience of Panchakarma Therapy. Peter: So Manj, how did you get to know about Panchakarma? Manj: I learned about Panchakarma while I was learning Transcendental Meditation, from my teacher Bernard Bence. He introduced me to Ayurveda and to Panchakarma as well. Peter: After you first heard about this treatment, how long [...]

Dawn’s Ayurveda Pamper Day Diary

By |2017-09-05T13:50:33+01:00January 10th, 2014|Ayurveda Diary, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre|

I arrived, at the Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre in Skelmersdale, on a Friday and thoroughly ready for my Pamper Day . There is something so deeply satisfying about taking time out, making an appointment with yourself, and knowing the only thing in your day that is required of you is to relax and enjoy! Whenever I have a treatment, I make a deep intention with myself to completely let go and be fully [...]

Meet the staff – Alina Withers, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre manager

By |2017-09-05T13:50:35+01:00August 14th, 2013|Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre|

Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre Manager, Alina Withers, is from Ukraine. As an 11-year old her first love was fashion and by the time she was 15 she was making clothes for herself, her family and her friends. Then came university and a degree in organic chemistry. Shortly after completing the six-year course, Alina moved to England with her husband, Stuart. Here she learned Transcendental Meditation and gained her first knowledge of [...]