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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

Green tea – a very healthy pick-me-up

green tea

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

Refined chard soup recipe

chard

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.
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The Government of India honors Maharishi Mahesh Yogi for his original contributions to Yoga, Meditation, and Ayurveda.

Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi has honored Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and 11 other outstanding healers of India posthumously with commemorative postage stamps in a grand ceremony on August 30, 2019 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The entire event was broadcast live throughout India by government TV, many private television channels and also through live streaming on the internet.
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Recipe for Mango-Lassi

mango lassi

Lassi in general is a refreshing, light drink that strengthens the digestive system. Mango Lassi in particular balances Pitta Dosha. Read more

What you can do to restore balance when Pitta is increased:

Balance when Pitta is increased

The rule of thumb for every Ayurvedic remedy is, that all disturbances can be balanced naturally by their counterpart – restlessness through rest, inertia through activity, coldness through heat, etc. Read more

travelling without stress

travelling without stress

Long flights, delays, congestion on the highway, whining kids, large crowds … These are all causes of stress, especially when travelling and during the holiday season.
In this issue, we share some tips from Ayurveda on how to avoid stress and how to restore the imbalances that arise when you’re travelling Read more

Recipe for Ayurvedic salty Lassi

salty lassi

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

One day of the week to unburden

Liquid diet day

Generally, Ayurveda highly recommends unburdening by liquid fasting once a week, especially for people with predominance of Pitta or Kapha Dosha. People with predominance of Vata Dosha are advised to take liquid diet days only when they feel relaxed and well-anchored. Read more

Losing weight the Ayurvedic way

losing weight

First you fast and lose weight, then you gain weight again: such a sequence of events is all too common with popular weight loss programs. Furthermore, they often cause unpleasant fluctuations in wellbeing – even though wellbeing is certainly one of the reasons for wanting to get rid of those extra pounds.
Most methods are not very well suited to lose weight quickly and induce a lasting improvement in well-being, because their main focus is to lose weight by reducing the food intake.
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