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CORONA VIRUS – How to prevent?

corona virus

Everyone is talking about the corona virus (officially: SARS-CoV-2). What we’ve seen so far is that the clinical course in 80% of all people infected is so mild that they don’t even notice it. The mortality rate among the seriously ill is 2.3%, but only 0.2% among younger people (under 40). Statistical surveys of the past 30 years by the Robert Koch Institute show that annually, an average of 10,000 to 20,000 people die from influenza. The numbers with this new virus are expected to be about ten times as high, although so far, serious clinical courses and deaths due to SARS-CoV-2 have only occurred in people who were already strongly affected by other illnesses.

Therefore, this is not the time for uncertainty and fear, but for tried-and-tested precautionary measures. Our Ayurveda-colleague Dr. Schachinger has put together a number of points to improve your immune status and thus prevent an infection or mitigate the clinical course: Read more

Mashed potatoes with vegetable milk

mashed potatoes

Doesn’t everyone like mashed potatoes, nicely warm and soft? Except… that one always feels some discom- fort after eating them? Ayurveda tells us why: milk, combined with salty dishes, clumps in the stomach and is then difficult to digest. Read more

Miracle cure Ghee

Ghee – the golden elixir

Ayurveda knows Ghee – clarified butter – both as a remedy and a food. Ayurveda utilizes the beneficial qualities of Ghee in internal as well as external treatments. Ghee is an indispensable part of this oldest art of healing and, along with milk and honey, is considered a natural Rasayana, i.e. an Ayurvedic preparation for prevention, strengthening and rejuvenation. Read more

Why hot water works wonders

Why hot water works wonders

Even if it is unusual for us: drinking hot water is an effective medicine for many diseases. Since thousands of years, Ayurveda knows that hot water is a cornerstone for long-lasting good health. We recommend boiling the water for ten minutes. You can boil enough water for the day in the morning and keep it in a thermos (or several) so you always have hot water at hand, including while traveling. Read more

Starting the new year with good resolutions

Losing weight easily with Ayurveda

It’s that time again: The good resolutions for the new year have been made. As health awareness is becoming more fashionable, many fellow humans have resolved to lose weight. Often, that’s easier said than done. Read more

Self-Abhyanga –
Easy oil treatment you can do at home

Self-Abhyanga

From the records of ancient cultures, we know that the positive effects of oil treatments have been known and appreciated since thousands of years. Physicians of Ayurveda have traditionally utilized the beneficial effects of treatments with medicinal herbal oils to prevent and cure a variety of health disorders and diseases. Read more

Back pain is the most common disease

Back pain is the most common disease

Back pain is the most common disease and the second-most common reason for doctor visits in Germany. According to a survey by the Bertelsmann Foundation, around 20 percent of all insureds seek medical advice concerning back pain at least once a year. Read more

Zucchini boats with tomato sauce

Zucchini boats with tomato sauce

This late-summer recipe can be prepared with zucchini (courgettes) or small pumpkins. Read more

Lemon and Honey Drink

Lemon and Honey Drink

If you have visited our Maharishi AyurVeda Health Centre in Bad Ems before, the doctor has given you many useful tips you can use at home. One of the simplest recipes is the lemon and honey drink, taken first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. Even if you want to have breakfast early, it’s best to wait for half an hour, to allow the drink to really unfold its beneficial effects. Read more

The five Subdoshas of Pitta

Pitta, 5 Subdoshas

In this article, we will tell you a little about the five Subdoshas of Pitta, which have specific areas of influence, yet are relatively unknown among Ayurveda enthusiasts. Read more