As a board-certified OB/GYN, Vrinda Devani MD has a passion for women's health and empowering all, men and women alike, towards vibrant health and living. She is a believer in unfolding the human body’s innate potential through the glorious science of Ayurveda and other holistic forms of healing. She enjoys every moment as a writer and Director of Research for Banyan Botanicals, a premier Ayurveda lifestyle company, and loves to serve her clients in her Ayurveda practice in the sweet town of Lubbock, TX. Her mission is to inspire health by instilling self-love and celebrating our deepest self.
Vitamin K has great effect on bone health. It is naturally present in leafy green vegetables but is generated in large amounts in our gut. For healthy production and absorption of Vitamin K, make sure there is everyday bowel movement, include ghee, kale and spinach to your diet, cut back on high sugar and gluten foods and avoid stress.
Depleted kapha, poor immunity, low sex drive, sleep problems, mood swings, digestive issues, depression, changes in the menstrual cycle are signs that the adrenal glands are unable to cope up with stress. Practice Yoga, Nadi Shodhana, and Yoga Nidra, calm vata and rely on herbs like Ashwagandha, Brahmi, Shilajit and Triphala for a stronger, healthier gut.
Tend to your digestion: Vata makes your digestive fire quite unstable. Start slow, eat root and leafy green vegetables, dairy and meats. Check if your feeling gassy. Get a warm body massage that concentrates on the head and feet. Don't ignore insomnia, anxiety, fatigue or anything abnormal, mentally or physically see a doctor or counselor.
Ayurveda teaches us that are seven tissue layers in our body and our reproductive tissues are the final, most refined layer. This means that all nutrition goes through each tissue layer (about five days at each level), becoming more and more perfect at every layer. The reverse is also true—it takes thirty-five days to just begin to cleanse out wastes and toxins from this final tissue layer. Because of this, traditionally, a couple will go through an intense three-month cleanse. Here are three reasons why cleansing is so important.