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Boost Your Immunity with these Everyday Practices

By |2020-04-27T14:57:10+01:00April 27th, 2020|Chyavanprash, coronavirus, Covid-19, Immunity, Immunity Support, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Spices|

Boost your immunity with these everyday practices. MINISTRY OF Ayush advice It has been advised to incorporate these everyday practices to your daily routine for the general upkeep of your health.

Ten Ayurvedic Dietary Must-Do’s

By |2020-02-07T14:31:32+00:00February 7th, 2020|Balance, Detox, Digestion, Doshas, Drinks, Elimination, Evening Meal, Food, Kapha, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Nutrition, Pitta, Spices, Triphala, Vata|

Ayurveda is clear on this: all health - let’s repeat this - ALL good health starts with digestion; with the proper metabolism of food. Accordingly, one of the most important things we can do for our health every day of the year is to eat wisely.

Give Thanks for Your Digestion!

By |2019-11-27T10:52:26+00:00November 27th, 2019|Digestion, Elimination, Food, Immunity, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Nutrition, Spices, Triphala, Vata, Winter|

The holiday season brings feasts, parties, merry-making and heavy foods. Big meals complete with turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy leave us sleepy and ready for an afternoon nap on the sofa in front of the fireplace. If you're concerned about increasing your immunity during the flu season, you'll want to avoid overeating this Festive Season.

5 Benefits of Turmeric, Ayurveda’s Golden Botanical

By |2019-11-21T10:15:34+00:00November 20th, 2019|Food, Inflamation, Joints, Spices|

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.

Ayurveda Diet, Food and Spices

By |2019-03-08T11:42:56+00:00March 8th, 2019|Digestion, Food, Kapha, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Pitta, Spices, Vata|

According to Ayurveda, intake of appropriate and nutritious food is the first step to good health. Food is seen as a prime preventive medicine. And this is not just eating the right foods, but also eating them in the correct combination and quantity. Nutritious food helps us maintain the internal balance of elements. Herbs too, could be grouped into foods. Once the properties of various foods and herbs are understood, Ayurvedic principles can be applied to your daily diet as well as on those occasions when you feel unwell.

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|

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Hot Water – Ayurveda’s simple yet powerful health tip

By |2017-09-05T13:51:42+01:00January 12th, 2017|Detox, Kapha, Natural cycles, Spices|

[fusion_separator top_margin="3" bottom_margin="3"][/fusion_separator] From when she was young, my cousin Sandra’s drink of choice has been hot water. She has always had remarkably good health and a good complexion, yet she insists that her beverage choice was not due to health concerns; she simply dislikes the taste of tea and coffee. I used to think my cousin’s hot water foible was strange, until I came across Ayurveda and its insistence that [...]

Kapha Season Bake: Chickpeas, Quinoa, Squash, Greens

By |2017-09-05T13:51:43+01:00December 29th, 2016|Digestion, Kapha, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos, Recipes, Spices, Spring, Winter|

[fusion_separator top_margin="3" bottom_margin="3"][/fusion_separator] In the UK, and most of Europe, January signals the start of the Kapha season; the time of year that increases the cold, wet and heavy Kapha qualities in our body. To stay healthy during late winter and spring, balance the influence of Kapha by adjusting your diet. The colour, aroma and taste of this Kapha-reducing meal is warming. Chickpeas are very nutritious but can take time [...]

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|

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Tridosha Kitchari: a meal to balance all three doshas

By |2017-11-07T15:34:39+00:00May 20th, 2016|Food, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Recipes, Spices|

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Forget about Turmeric – Kalonji or Black Seed is the new miracle spice

By |2017-09-05T13:50:33+01:00April 25th, 2014|Food, Recipes, Spices|

Kalonji or Black Seed (Nigella sativa) seems to be taking over the scientific limelight from turmeric. Numerous studies have found it highly effective, and safer than modern drugs, in treating many modern chronic ailments, such as colon cancer, type two diabetes, hypertension, and many more ailments. Kalonji has been shown to carry the following properties: Analgesic (Pain-Killing) Anti-Bacterial Anti-Inflammatory Anti-Ulcer Anti-Cholinergic Anti-Fungal Anti-Hypertensive Antioxidant Antispasmodic Antiviral Bronchodilator Gluconeogenesis Inhibitor (Anti-Diabetic) [...]

Turmeric: the secret behind Michael Caine’s razor-sharp memory

By |2017-09-05T13:50:36+01:00June 11th, 2013|Spices|

Turmeric, a spice widely used in Ayurveda, is the secret behind Sir Michael Caine’s razor-sharp memory, according to a recent report in The Mail on Sunday. The 80-year old double Oscar winner was reported telling US chatshow host Larry King, after a fundraising event for Alzheimers research, that taking turmeric tablets for 30 years has helped him avoid the memory problems associated with old age. “I have a memory like [...]

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