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What Ayurveda can tell us about rice
Rice, one of the oldest cultivated plants, plays a central role in the diet of many cultures, especially in Asia. Indian lore cherishes several legends about the origin of rice. One of them is about Shiva, one of the main deities in Hinduism.
Fasting the gentle way
The winter has been long and uncomfortable, with lots of gray, cold weather, making us long to cozy up at home with a hot cup of tea and a good book. From the Ayurvedic viewpoint, in particular the second half of winter is characterized by an increase of Kapha Dosha in the physiology. If unbalanced, this can manifest itself in various ways, like sluggishness, weight gain and an increased susceptibility to respiratory problems.
Supporting the intestines in a meaningful way – using prebiotics and probiotics in an Ayurvedic therapy
Due to our modern lifestyle, characterized by reduced exercise, eating heavily processed foods and high toxin exposure, our intestines are often strained beyond the breaking point.
Would you like to give your intestines a treat? Then try our recipe for a detox infusion.
Our intestines and our state of mind
Most people are aware of the fact that intestinal bacteria play a key role in our health. What is less well-known, however, is the connection between the intestines and the brain, which is called the gut-brain axis. Like a busy highway, it carries a constant, lively exchange of information.
Losing weight without stress
Now that the new year is a few weeks old already, we hope that the resolutions for 2023 have not yet been thrown overboard. With growing health awareness, losing excess pounds is high on the wish list for many people, along with adopting better eating habits, getting more exercise and spending more time with friends and family.
Congratulations to our doctor Aurel Christ!
Our doctor Aurel Christ has completed the Ayurveda course, the Master’s examination and his Master’s thesis at Middlesex University, London with Distinction and the grade 1. He now holds the title “Master of Science in Ayurvedic Medicine”.
An easy-going Christmas season with Ayurveda
The year is coming to a close and we are in the Advent season, during which every Sunday, one more candle is lit on the Advent wreath. It’s a time characterized by decreasing daylight, until the solstice on 21 December, when the days slowly begin to lengthen again. The lack of light outside is conducive
to going within. Read more
Christmas menu 2022
There’s no need to forget about Ayurveda when it comes to the Christmas dinner! To prove it, we have put together a tasty Christmas menu for you.
Leading Ayurveda provider in Europe
RELAX Guide has been rating spas and wellness hotels in Austria since 1999 and in Germany since 2001. RELAX Guide, the only critical hotel guide with more than 2,000 wellness and health hotels, provides a comprehensive overview and shows where quality can be found. The tests are anonymous and are considered the toughest in the industry. Read more