News

+49 2603 9407-0

Archive for category "Health Tips"

Ayurvedic Rasayanas at Home: Almonds and Honey – Part I

Ayurvedic Rasayanas

Rasayana is the Ayurvedic term for all rejuvenation therapies that slow down biological aging processes and keep body and mind healthy.

Ayurveda contains comprehensive knowledge for a long and healthy life.
This knowledge is described in great detail in Charaka Samhita and other classical texts. A considerable part of these traditional treatises describes Rasayana therapies, which may involve specific medicinal herbs, nourishing oils, or also certain foods or behavior patterns. Read more

Why inflammations occur more frequently in autumn

Healthy and happy through the autumn

This time of year, called “sharad ritu” in Sanskrit, is characterized by an initial increase of Pitta Dosha in the body, followed by Vata Dosha taking over. Skin problems such as herpes are now frequent. Other viral and bacterial infections or diseases come to the fore as well, such as stomach ulcers, inflammation of the oral mucosa, hepatitis, and also chronic intestinal diseases. Following a diet and daily routine appropriate for this time of year is thus crucial for your well-being, more so if one of these imbalances is pre-existing. Read more

Goodbye to headaches – pain relief at last

headache

Everyone has had them at one time or another: headaches. 5 September is Headache Day in Germany – which should be of interest to at least 60% of all people. Because that is the percentage of people who suffer at least temporarily from pressure, throbbing, piercing, or stabbing pain in the head. Read more

Ayurveda for holistic dental health

Ayurveda for holistic dental health

Since thousands of years, Ayurveda has recommended that the tongue be cleaned after brushing the teeth and that the entire oral cavity be treated with oil in order to keep the mouth and teeth strong and healthy. Read more

How to balance increased Pitta Dosha

From July to the end of August, we want to enjoy glorious summer warmth. However, this can increase Pitta Dosha, which consists of the elements fire and water. Increased Pitta Dosha can lead to a feeling of weakness during the day, which only subsides in the evening when the temperature cools down. Read more

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

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