Articles on Ayurveda & Yoga
Barefoot Walking in Ayurveda
With summer just round the corner, its time to get rid of those closed shoes and let your feet breathe and enjoy some well deserved prana and nature.
Ayurvedic Tips for Spring
As the weather changes from the bitter cold to signs of new life we begin a springtime routine. Ayurveda provides you with the tools required to begin a routine that will create balance and wellbeing.
Ayurveda During the Holidays
In a holiday season dominated by fatty, sugary foods and stress, the Ayurvedic lifestyle can be extremely beneficial. Explore how to live a Ayurvedic lifestyle during the hectic holiday season.
Prepare for Autumn & Winter
In this guide we will explore Ayurveda's general recommendations for autumn and winter, starting with the best dietary recommendations to adjust to the change of seasons...
Top 8 Cleansing Products for Glowing Skin
Ayurveda Pura's Daily Cleansing Milk was featured by Tajmeeli as one of their Top 8 Cleansing Products.
Ayurveda Pura Dosha Teas
A beautiful article by Pardesi Trotter reviewing Ayurveda Pura Teas according to Dosha (Body Type)
IBS: An Ayurvedic Perspective
Many people suffer from either constipation or diarrhoea at some point in life. Sometimes some people suffer from both constipation and diarrhoea and this can be termed as IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome. When one su...
New! Ayurvedic Golden Milk
Ayurveda Pura is proud to announce the latest product launch of Ayurvedic Golden Milk Been to their inner wellbeing range. Learn more about this exciting new product formulated by Dr. Deepa Apté from an authentic and traditional recipe.
Skin Disorders: An Ayurvedic Perspective
Everyone wants to have a beautiful skin. But unfortunately several people suffer from different skin disorders. The most common of these are acne, eczema, psoriasis etc
Psoriasis an Ayurvedic Perspective
Ayurveda looks at skin as a ‘Fire’, or Pitta related organ. Skin therefore reacts very strongly to sunlight. One gets tanned, sun burnt or perhaps simply sensitive to too much sun. All skin ailments are considered as “Pitta imbalances”
Panchakarma: Ayurvedic Detoxification & Rejuvination
Human body is wonderful in its natural healing capability. It continuously keeps rejuvenating itself. But whenever the Doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) are severely imbalanced and the toxic substances are formed in large amounts...
Detoxification Through Ayurveda
Having enjoyed Christmas and New Year celebration, it’s that time of the year when everyone is planning for the best of 2013 including work, profession, health etc. Every one follows a de-tox plan with the aim of get...
Ayurveda and weight loss
Ayurveda sees weight gain as a Kapha disorder (overabundance of water and earth) with a weak digestive fire. Consumed food is not digested leading to toxin formation in the body.
Diabetes: An Ayurvedic Perspective
Ayurveda describes a group of diseases called Prameha which when translated into English means "Obstinate Urinary Disease". This group comprises of all conditions related to urinary system like excess urination, Diabetes etc.
Gentle Weight Loss with Ayurveda
Ayurveda has mentioned eight types of bodies which are prone to various diseases. One of them is an over weight or obese body.
Shirodhara: The Signature Treatment of Ayurveda
One of the most common ailments seen now-a-days is stress. And as a result of stress people suffer from a wide range of conditions e.g. stress related hypertension, stress related digestive problems, stress related sk...
Digestion: Ayurvedic Perspective
The digestive system plays a very important role in Ayurveda and in its understanding about health and disease. Although Ayurveda does believe that all diseases and conditions first take its origin in mind, but on a more p...
Natural Beauty with Ayurveda
Ayurveda is the ancient medical science from India which covers all aspects of life including beauty. In India beauty is considered a blessing from God and it is our duty to keep our bodies and mind healthy and ...
Allergies: An Ayurvedic Perspective
Allergy is a disorder of the immune system. Allergic reactions occur when a hypersensitive immune system reacts to a common or unusual substance.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: An Ayurvedic Perspective
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) also known as Myalgic Encaphilits is a debilitating disorder associated with excessive exhaustion accompanied with many variable signs and symptoms.
Ayurvedic Way of Practising Yoga, Today's Therapist- July/ August 2005 - Issue 35
Every one has some idea of Yoga as it has become an integral part of health and fitness. But Yoga is not only about performing certain positions and breathing exercises. When combined with Ayurvedic principles, the effects...
Yoga For Your Body Type, Today's Therapist - May/June 2005
By Dr Deepa Apté Whether it is food, lifestyle or exercise, the first question is - what is the correct practice for each individual? People have started realizing that each individual is un...
Ayurveda & Yoga ,Today's Therapist January/February 2005 - Issue 32
Yoga is an extraordinary science of self realization and development and teaches us to develop our innate special qualities. It consists of physical postures, breathing exercises, meditation and relaxation. Ayurveda is the...
Ayurveda and Yoga for You,Today's Therapist - September/October 2004 - Issue - 30
Relax your body, mind and soul Introduction: With a busy life style and "too much on hands", one finds it very difficult to find time for himself.
The art of breathing, Today's Therapist - May/June 2004 - Issue 28
By Dr Deepa Apté Breathing is the most subconscious yet the most important activity in ones life. One can survive for a month without solid food, a week without fluids or sleep but hardly a ...
Dealing with Stress ,Today's Therapist - March/April 2004 - Issue27
By Dr Deepa Apté Introduction: It is a well known fact that stress disorders are at an increase through out the world.
Helpful yogic practices in common ailments ,Today's Therapist - January/February 2004 - Issue 26
Yoga means unity and harmony. It is the union of the outer being with the inner self. It is the harmony between body, mind and soul. It can also be described as a science of self knowledge and a system of self healing.