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Ayurveda Guide For Vata Pitta And Kapha Skin Types

Ayurveda Guide For Vata Pitta And Kapha Skin Types

An imbalanced vata will have rough, dry and peeling skin. Consume radish juice and apply butter on the face. Pitta imbalance causes acne, pigmentation and rosacea, so avoid sun and heat and wear loose cotton clothes. Kapha imbalance can cause large pores and black heads so apply a mix of neem leaves, turmeric, rose water on the face.
Yoga poses for better sleep

Ayurvedic Tips For Good Sleep: Follow Your Body Type

Vatas should wake by 6 am, have breakfast by 8 am, lunch at 11 am–12 pm, and supper by 6 pm, and sleep at 10 pm, lying on their back. Pittas should wake up by 5.30 am, have breakfast at 7.30 am, lunch at 12 pm, and supper by 7 pm. They should sleep by 11 pm on the right. Kaphas should wake up by 4.30 am and sleep by 12 am on their left. They should have breakfast by 7 am, lunch by 1 pm, and supper by 8 pm.
Ayurvedic Advice For Healthy Pregnancy

Ayurvedic Advice For Healthy Pregnancy

Indulge in your cravings but eat a sattvic diet with milk, rice, wheat, ghee, fresh vegetables, fruits and grains. Avoid hot, spicy food and uncooked lentils, uncooked leafy green vegetables as they cause gas. Eat sweet, sour, and salty food as they balance vata. Practice abhyanga with sesame oil. Wake befor 6 am to 10 am and sleep between 6 pm to 10 pm.
What Does Ayurveda Say About Your Favorite Coffee

What Does Ayurveda Say About Your Favorite Coffee

Coffee has rajasic qualities. For people who follow a rajasic diet, coffee will lead to overactivity and exhaustion. Coffee has pungent, bitter, astringent, stimulating and drying qualities. Vatas are easily stimulated by coffee and should avoid it. Coffee can heat pitta body types. Kapha are best suited to drink coffee. However both vata and pitta can drink decaf coffee.

Ways To Rejuvenate From Constant Adrenal Fatigue

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.
Ayurveda Juicing According To Your Body TypeDoshas

Ayurveda: Juicing According To Your Body Type/Doshas

Juice cleanses are not recommended for Vata types because they tend to have a weak digestive system and raw juices will make them bloat and cause tiredness. Juice fasting with cooling and blood purifying vegetables is a good option for Pitta types. Kapha types can go on a juice diet for 2- 5 days, and they will immediately feel the positive effects on their body.
Understanding Ayurveda Sub Doshas

Understanding Ayurveda Sub Doshas

The natural defense mechanism of the body works best when the doshas are in right balance. Particular type of Dosha alone or in combination can be dominant in every individual right from one’s birth and also one’s way of living has effect on the dosha balance influenced by the lifestyle factors which involves diet, physical work, stress etc. However, there are several sub-division of the three parent Doshas viz. Vata, Pitta and Kapha.
Yoga for Different Body Types or Doshas

Yoga For Different Body Types Or Doshas

Ayurveda has described three main body types or Doshas: Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Those with vata dosha must practice sun salutations, forward bends, half spinal twists and more, yoga asanas for pitta dosha type are cobra position, tortoise pose and moon salutations and kapha body type: headstands, locust, half-moon positions and bow positions.

Your Definitive Guide To The Ayurvedic Doshas

Ayurveda originated in India approximately 5000 years ago. The philosophy was built based on a wide variety of herbs, and how they interact with...

The Do’s And Don’ts Guide For Your Dosha Type

Ayurveda & The Doshas Ayurveda recognizes that we are all unique.  That said, it provides some standard frameworks that can guide us towards living happier...

The Ayurvedic Approach To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Ayurveda treats every case of chronic fatigue based upon the individual body-type (prakruti/vikruti) imbalance. The important issue behind most cases of chronic fatigue is...

Recognize And Remedy Common Vata Imbalances.

You know you are into vata season when it tends to be a drag to complete your chores, loose focus to finish your errand...
Aligning With The Ayurveda Clock.

Aligning With The Ayurveda Clock

  Vata, Pitta and Kapha are more apparent and less apparent during different stages of our lifetimes, during different seasons of the year, and even...
Ayurveda: The Philosophy, Importance of Doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) and Dosha Cycles

Ayurveda: The Philosophy, Importance of Doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) and Dosha Cycles

  Ayurveda, a holistic science of health, focuses on maintaining a physically and emotionally balanced state. It is called the "science or knowledge of life",...
Is Ayurveda totally vegetarian? – By Dr. Janardhana V Hebbar, Askveda Expert

Ayurveda: Are you Vata?

Is your Prakruti Vata?  Prakruti, remember, is your elemental distribution at birth that remains with you your entire life in this body. (Your personal mix...