Lifestyle · Remedies

Defy the Aging Process with Abhyanga

Ah, youth. In the kapha time of life, which occurs from birth to puberty, synovial fluid is there to lubricate our joints, collagen makes our skin plump, and moisture in our eyes keeps them bright. But as we age, vata increases and saps moisture and lubrication from our bodies which creates cracking in joints, wrinkles, and dry… Continue reading Defy the Aging Process with Abhyanga

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How to Define Health in Ayurveda

Modern medicine simply defines health as a lack of disease, injury, or pain, but it’s much more than that. One of the reasons that Ayurveda still inspires me to this day is its broad definition of health, which is: “Samadosha Samagnischa Samadhatumala kriyaha Prasanna atmenindriya manaha Swasthya ityabhidheeyate” That Sanskrit phrase is quoted from one… Continue reading How to Define Health in Ayurveda