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Padabhyangam Ayurvedic Foot Massage

Padabhyangam Ayurvedic Foot Massage

by Vaidya Vishwanath November 03, 2022

Pada means feet and abhyangam means massage therapy with medicated oils. The application of oil followed by massage is known as padabhyangam. It is a type of bahya snehana (external lubrication) that is part of dinacharya (daily routine) in the Ayurvedic classical text.

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Shiro Pichu Head Oil Treatment

Shiro Pichu Head Oil Treatment

by Vaidya Vishwanath October 27, 2022

Shiro pichu is an herbal oil treatment that is applied to the head. Shiro means “head” and pichu is a “small square” or “circular cotton pad” that is dipped in herbal oil. The ancient sage Vagbhata Acharya mentioned this therapy under murdhani tailam in the Ayurvedic text Ashtanga Hridaya.

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Shiroabhyangam Head Oil Massage

Shiroabhyangam Head Oil Massage

by Vaidya Vishwanath October 19, 2022

Ayurveda is a healthcare system of preventive measures that aims to prevent illness. One of the preventative measures is an Ayurvedic therapy called Shiroabhyagam which is an herbal oil head massage. This therapy is mentioned in the ancient classical Ayurvedic text as part of dinacharya, a daily self-care regimen that prevents illness.

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Abhyangam Oil Massage

Abhyangam Oil Massage

by Vaidya Vishwanath October 06, 2022

Abhyanga is an Ayurvedic procedure for massaging the entire body from head to toe with herbal oils. There are many varieties of classically prepared herbal oils that are used for balancing specific doshas and many health conditions. Traditionally, the base oil is either sesame, castor, or coconut.

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Sharad Ritucharya – Selfcare For Fall Season

Sharad Ritucharya – Selfcare For Fall Season

by Vaidya Vishwanath September 21, 2022

Ayurveda suggests a simple fundamental principle for maintaining strong health. It is called dinacharya (daily routine) and ritucharya (seasonal routine). When you follow a well-designed daily and seasonal self-care routine suited toward your prakriti (personal constitution) which compensates for the seasonal ups and downs of the doshas, you can maintain good health, strength, and immunity.

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Dinacharya for Kapha Mind and Body Type

Dinacharya for Kapha Mind and Body Type

by Vaidya Vishwanath June 22, 2022

What does a kapha dominant person need to maintain their best health throughout their life? Kapha people normally have a strong body structure with excellent endurance and stamina. They have large, soft eyes with smooth, radiant skin and thick hair. Those who are predominantly kapha sleep soundly and have regular digestion.

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Dinacharya for Pitta Mind and Body Type

Dinacharya for Pitta Mind and Body Type

by Vaidya Vishwanath June 15, 2022

Let’s learn how to balance Pitta dosha! Pitta dosha consists of two elements: fire and water. Pitta is heating, slightly oily, sharp, penetrating, and fluid. It governs all mind and body transformations, like the processing of thoughts, ideas, and emotions as well as all inputs from the five senses and food.

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Dinacharya for Vata Mind and Body Type

Dinacharya for Vata Mind and Body Type

by Vaidya Vishwanath June 09, 2022

What does a vata dominant person need to maintain their best health throughout their life? Since vata dosha consists of the elements air and space, their characteristics are cold, light, dry, rough, flowing and expansive. Vata people are usually described as having a petite, slender body with delicate facial features and soft skin, as well as a mind that is energetic, creative, and spiritual.

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Dinacharya the Path to Longevity and Living Well

Dinacharya the Path to Longevity and Living Well

by Vaidya Vishwanath May 13, 2022

An Ayurvedic practitioner will personalize your dinacharya plan by considering your dosha (prakriti), climate (desha), age (daha), activity (acharya), and imbalance (vikriti). When the effects of all these factors are considered, a personalized dinacharya plan becomes a powerful tool for improving and maintaining your best health.

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