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Six famous herbals of Ayurveda

By |2018-05-07T20:58:28+01:00May 2nd, 2018|Brain, Detox, Digestion, Immunity, Men's Health, Rasayanas, Rejuvenation, Reproduction, Sleep, Stress, Women's Health|

Out of the thousands or herbs and herbal preparations in Ayurvedic pharmacopeia there are some that have gained fame and popularity. Let’s have a look at six of Ayurveda’s most popular herbals. Triphala Rose The world’s biggest selling Ayurvedic herbal is Triphala. Triphala is known as a bowel tonic and its supports digestion and regular bowel movements. Three fruits are combined in Triphala to create [...]

Health drinks of Ayurveda

By |2018-09-13T09:44:40+01:00August 29th, 2017|Anxiety, Autumn, Detox, Drinks, Fatigue, Kapha, Men's Health, Mind, Pitta, Reproduction, Sleep, Spices, Spring, Summer, Vata, Weightloss, Winter, Women's Health|

I’ve recently been helping an Australian friend in her quest to find a decent café latte up here in the North West of England and it’s not been easy. While Sydney seems to be chock full of expert Baristas who can serve up the perfect café lattes at the drop of a hat, many of our British versions don’t seem to quite hit the mark.My friend’s obsession with [...]

What are the benefits of Ayurveda herbal ghee?

By |2017-09-05T13:51:42+01:00June 3rd, 2017|Brain, Emotions, Men's Health, Mind, Oils, Panchakarma, Reproduction, Sleep, Women's Health|

Because of its unique ability to penetrate into cells and cross the brain-blood barrier, Ayurveda considers ghee to be a highly effective medium for transporting the healing nature of herbs very deep into our body tissues. For thousands of years Ayurveda has created numerous Ghritas or herbalised ghees – herbs infused into ghee in order to enhanced their therapeutic effects. How are Ghritas produced? Ayurvedic practitioner, Dr Donn Brennan [...]

Seedless grapes – seedless people?

By |2017-11-03T09:47:09+00:00September 4th, 2016|Autumn, Food, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Men's Health, Reproduction|

On my recent visit to the Aatma Ayurveda Centre in Kerala, run by Vaidya (Dr) Ravi Mooss, the cooks supplied us with what were probably the most delicious grapes I have ever tasted. They were so intensely succulent and tasty that I wanted more and more. Fortunately, for the sake of my belly, they had one flaw – they came with pips, [...]

Video: Ayurveda and Mens’ Health

By |2017-09-05T13:50:32+01:00September 30th, 2014|Heart, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Men's Health, Reproduction|

Women used to be called the 'weaker sex', yet from the Ayurvedic perspective, the opposite seems to be the case as men are considered more prone to disease and early death. Research bears this out and female live expectancy is found to be greater that of males. Men also tend to suffer more than women from life-threatening diseases, such as obesity and heart disease. In this video Dr Donn Brennan looks at the various health problems of men [...]

Maharishi Ayurveda and good menstrual health

By |2017-09-05T13:50:33+01:00December 23rd, 2013|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Reproduction|

Ayurveda sees every woman as having inherent creative and nurturing abilities and these abilities are particularly linked to her reproductive system. Ayurveda lays great emphasis on the health of a woman’s reproductive system and it offers a unique understanding of how to restore and maintain that health. Ayurveda’s holistic approach Whatever area of your body you consider, Ayurveda’s fundamental aim is to bring about the holistic integration of your body, [...]

Ayurveda and Prostate Solutions

By |2017-09-05T13:50:36+01:00July 27th, 2013|Detox, Reproduction|

In Ayurveda and the Prostate we looked at the Ayurvedic understanding of how prostate imbalances arise. We now look at the prevention and treatment strategies of Ayurveda. What is the Ayurvedic approach to prostate issues? When a patient presents symptoms, a good Ayurvedic practitioner will not just offer them a magic pill and say, “Go home and try this”. The practitioner will search for the underlying cause, or Hetu of that problem. We can tend [...]

Ayurveda and the Prostate

By |2017-09-05T13:50:36+01:00July 26th, 2013|Detox, Reproduction|

There comes a time in almost every man’s life when he has to look to the health of his prostate gland. Fortunately Maharishi Ayurveda has excellent advice, as well as herbal preparations and detox treatments, that can help restore the health of this vital gland. What does the prostate gland do? Just as mammary glands are particular to women, the prostate gland is particular to men. In fact it is [...]