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Ayyappala Coconut Skin Oil Highlight

Ayyappala Coconut Skin Oil Highlight

by Kottakkal Support August 09, 2016

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 Kottakkal Support 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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An Ayurvedic Guide to Great Sleep: Part 2

An Ayurvedic Guide to Great Sleep: Part 2

by Kottakkal Support August 01, 2016

In Ayurveda, sleep is considered one of the pillars of good health. In today's modern times getting balanced sleep can be difficult. Luckily Ayurveda, being the timeless art and science that it is, has many different things people can do to bring their sleep cycle back into balance. In Part 2 of our sleep series, we go into 9 practices and 6 herbal remedies to prescribe your patients for relief from all types of sleep disorders. 

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A Practitioner's Guide to A Healthy Pregnancy With Ayurveda: Postpartum

A Practitioner's Guide to A Healthy Pregnancy With Ayurveda: Postpartum

by Kottakkal Support July 25, 2016

New mothers can become fatigued and stressed out after an event as big as giving birth, just when they are also facing the challenge of caring for an infant! This is particularly true with new mothers who are doing all of this for the very first time. But if she has family and friends caring for her and showing her patience and love, she will have more energy and joy to give to her new child instead of feeling tired and sad. Postpartum depression is no secret, especially in modern day society. But using Ayurveda it’s possible to avoid it altogether!

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An Ayurvedic Guide to Great Sleep: Part 1

An Ayurvedic Guide to Great Sleep: Part 1

by Kottakkal Support July 22, 2016

According to Ayurveda, getting enough restful sleep is just as important as a healthy diet. Modern science agrees - sleep is necessary for cognitive and physiological functions. Proper rest boosts immunity, happiness, focus and decision-making skills. But lack of sleep (or too much sleep in the case of Kapha imbalances) increases the likelihood of making mistakes in work and school and developing a myriad of mental, emotional and physical problems!

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Abhayarishtam Highlight

Abhayarishtam Highlight

by Kottakkal Support July 19, 2016

Our Product Highlight today is focused on a powerful liquid formulation called Abhayarishtam from the Ashtanga HridayaArishtams are aqueous remedies that are found only in the practice of Ayurveda. They are made using naturally found yeast to ferment. Arishtams are ideal for people with weak digestion because of their ability to absorb quickly into the body versus solid herbs that are heavier to digest.

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Healing Acne with Ayurveda: Part Two

Healing Acne with Ayurveda: Part Two

by Kottakkal Support July 17, 2016

In the first part of our acne series we went into detail about why acne occurs, the three different types of Doshic skin eruptions and why the conventional medical approach is typically not effective at healing the skin and the underlying problems actually causing the acne. For part 2, we go into the many remedies and practices that you can do to help rebalance and clear up your skin for good.  

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A Practitioner's Guide to A Healthy Pregnancy with Ayurveda: Herbal Remedies

A Practitioner's Guide to A Healthy Pregnancy with Ayurveda: Herbal Remedies

by Kottakkal Support July 14, 2016

Welcome to Part 3 in our pregnancy series! If you haven't already, read Part 1 and Part 2 for how to help your pregnant clients set up a healthy diet and lifestyle plan. The rest of this article provides in-depth information into 5 herbal remedies that are used often in Ayurveda to support a healthy pregnancy and easy birth. 

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Healing Acne with Ayurveda: Part One

Healing Acne with Ayurveda: Part One

by Kottakkal Support July 12, 2016

Acne is never pleasant, and according to the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology it is the most common skin disorder in the United States, affecting about 50 million people in America alone (2004). With these odds, it is very likely you or someone you know suffers from acne. 

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