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Summer Ritucharya

Welcome to summer! Summer and early autumn is the warmest season, which means that the pitta dosha (fire and water) tends to increase during these months. To maintain balance, Ayurveda advises especially people with a predominantly Pitta constitution: Moderation: This is the key to balancing pitta - make sure you don't make...


Inner peace, outer beauty

As you study Ayurveda in depth, you realise that nutrition, medicine and beauty overlap, constituting a whole. The foods of a healthy diet, which prevents disease, are the same ingredients of healthy cosmetics. In this holistic system, body and mind are considered as parts of the same whole. Treatments...


Light Legs: Don’t Walk Heavy Through Life.

When the first hot weather arrives, many people, especially women, suffer from tired, swollen and heavy legs, among other symptoms. High temperatures cause dilation of the capillaries, slowing down the return circulation and aggravating the discomfort in those who suffer from this type of vascular disorder. In Ayurvedic terms, the Pitta...


Spring Ritucharya

Spring has arrived in the northern hemisphere. And in spring, the Kapha dosha tends to aggravate. This means that imbalances of this dosha, generated in winter, appear in spring. The first discomforts caused by Kapha imbalance are usually colds, colds, respiratory allergies, weight gain, increased fluid retention and a possible increase...


Self-Massage

Morning self-massage works because it calms the body's two major systems: the nervous and the endocrine. If we massage our body with a thin film of oil suitable for our constitution (Vata, for dry skin; Pitta, for sensitive skin; and Kapha, for oily skin), the skin is nourished, soft and...


Autumn Ritucharya

Caring for yourself in autumn: Autumn Ritucharya. Ayurveda advises us all to follow a seasonal routine (Ritucharya). This routine is well-known in nature: in autumn, trees lose their leaves, and many species of animals withdraw into themselves. It is at the height of autumn and winter when the Vata...


Spring Ritucharya

Spring has sprung in the northern hemisphere. And in spring, the Kapha dosha tends to worsen. This means that the imbalances of this dosha, which occur in winter, surface in the spring. The main ailments caused by Kapha imbalances are usually colds, respiratory allergies, weight gain, greater fluid retention and a...


The importance of rituals: Skincare is self-care.

Consciously dedicating a few minutes to caring for your skin each day and turning it into a ritual will transform this everyday activity into a meaningful act and even a therapeutic one. One suggestion for a New Year’s resolution is to set aside a few minutes each day to devote...