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Feeling Angry & Irritated A Lot? Ayurveda Can Help!

Feeling Angry & Irritated A Lot? Ayurveda Can Help!

by Kottakkal Support November 14, 2018 1 Comment

Have you been losing your temper a lot lately? While the American Psychological Association says that anger is a “normal, usually healthy emotion,” too much anger and irritability can cause physical, social and emotional problems.

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Learning to See the Doshas in Everything

Learning to See the Doshas in Everything

by Kottakkal Support March 23, 2018

Ayurveda is all around us - inside of us and outside in our daily lives and the rhythms of nature. It is a spiritual experience just to look around and see how Ayurveda is in everything.

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Cleansing Excess Pitta from the Body

Cleansing Excess Pitta from the Body

by Kottakkal Support March 22, 2018 1 Comment

Being healthy and vibrant is our natural state. However, staying balanced, as you may already have experienced, isn't always straightforward and it's not the same for everyone. There are many different components that come into play. Ayurveda, as a science, defines the many internal and external influences that are beneficial or detrimental to our bodies and minds.

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Ayurveda's Simple Tools for Staying Balanced This Summer

Ayurveda's Simple Tools for Staying Balanced This Summer

by Kottakkal Support July 07, 2017

As summer rolls around, the days grow longer and the temperatures rise, we naturally heat up as well. Some of us weather the heat better than others, but if you are naturally a fiery type, you are more prone to get overheated in both body and mind. Ayurveda is so wonderful because it reminds how to make choices so we can stay balanced and content. It tells us that like increases like and opposites balance. Sometimes it is the simplest of things that can have the greatest effect on our health and well-being. Here are some Ayurvedic tips on how to stay cool, calm and collected this summer.

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Healing Constipation with Ayurveda for Practitioners: Practices & Remedies

Healing Constipation with Ayurveda for Practitioners: Practices & Remedies

by Kate Lewin August 14, 2016 8 Comments

Constipation is a major problem in modern society. With a diet that is commonly made up of refined and processed food and a stressful lifestyle that promotes being constantly on-the-go, many people think that having a bowel movement every couple of days, experiencing difficulty eliminating and feeling that a bowel movement is incomplete is not an issue. But constipation is a major contributor to many other diseases and disorders. This article, geared toward Ayurvedic doctors and practitioners, describes the definition of constipation as well as practices and specific herbal remedies for different types and severity of indigestion. Click the link to read more!  

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Ayyappala Coconut Skin Oil Highlight

Ayyappala Coconut Skin Oil Highlight

by Kate Lewin August 09, 2016 1 Comment

Overall Ayyappala Coconut Skin Oil has these three powerhouse ingredients that are TriDoshic along and together are especially Pitta and Kapha-pacifying. The more severe the condition, the more often this oil should be used for abhyanga. For Pitta and Vata type people, leave the oil on for one hour. For Kapha people, leave it on for half an hour. Read more about this incredible Ayurvedic oil! 

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Balancing Sadhaka Pitta for Emotional Health

Balancing Sadhaka Pitta for Emotional Health

by Kate Lewin August 05, 2016

Sadhaka Pitta, a Sub-Dosha of Pitta, is specifically in charge of how your heart processes events and emotions. A weak Sadhaka Pitta leads to psychosomatic problems like anxiety, fatigue, rage, depression and chronic stress. But a strong Sadhaka Pitta provides joy, contentment and the ability to let go of trauma. With Ayurveda there are many ways to strengthen Sadhaka Agni and balance Pitta and its Sub-Doshas. This article explains Sadhaka Pitta's role in the body and mind and gives 10 practices/herbal remedies for strengthening Sadhaka Agni. 

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Healing Acne with Ayurveda: Herbal Remedies & Daily Practices

Healing Acne with Ayurveda: Herbal Remedies & Daily Practices

by Kate Lewin July 17, 2016

The rest of this article is general advice for the overall healing of acne and can be printed out and given straight to your clients. For instructions according to the type of blemishes you are experiencing see Part 1 where we offer specific suggestions for Pitta, Kapha or Vata Acne.

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Healing Acne with Ayurveda: Part 1

Healing Acne with Ayurveda: Part 1

by Kate Lewin July 12, 2016 3 Comments

As an Ayurvedic practitioner you will likely come across clients who suffer from chronic acne. Read Part 1 of our acne series, where we go into detail about finding the root cause of skin disorders, the current medical approach and why it doesn't really work and the 3 different types of Doshic acne.

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