This late-summer recipe can be prepared with zucchini (courgettes) or small pumpkins. Read more
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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
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
In Asia, green tea – tea from the unfermented leaves of the tea plant Camellia sinensis – has been popular for thousands of years, but it is also becoming more and more of a trend drink in Europe. In contrast to fermented black tea, it is one of the healthiest drinks, thanks to its special ingredients. Read more
Like all green leafy vegetables, chard reduces Pitta. Here is a recipe for a simple and light, yet refined chard soup that can be served for lunch or dinner.
Lassi in general is a refreshing, light drink that strengthens the digestive system. Mango Lassi in particular balances Pitta Dosha. Read more
A salty Lassi helps keep Vata in balance while travelling – and at other times as well. It is easy to prepare and can be brought along in the car or on the train. Read more
Ayurveda recommends a satisfying yet light meal in the evening. The main point is that it should be digested before we go to bed. A freshly cooked, light vegetable soup is tasty, does not put a strain on the digestion and can be prepared quickly – in about 25 minutes. Read more
Pies and sweet pastries are popular in western culture, so much so that it’s hard to imagine doing without them. But in Ayurvedic cuisine, baked foods are unknown – and with good reason: The baking process solidifies the structure of the molecular connections and therefore, the body needs more digestive power to disassemble the food. Read more
What is Ayurveda’s viewpoint on trendy diets like paleo, low-carbohydrate, vegan, and raw?
Lately, we see a lot of media coverage for such diets as the paleo diet, low-carbohydrate diets, veganism, and rawfoodism. What does Ayurveda say about these trends and how can they be integrated with an Ayurvedic way of life? Which diet is suitable for which Dosha type? Read more