The Ayurvedic diet varies according to body types – Vata, Pitta, and Kapha – but one aspect is consistent: Ayurveda...
Neem (Neemba in Sanskrit) has been used for millennia for its healing properties. It’s a natural herb from the neem tree, also known as Indian lilac. Ayurvedic practitioners use its fruits, seeds, oil, leaves, roots, and bark for a variety of ailments. The tree has recently been introduced to other parts of the world, particularly Africa and tropical America, where it continues to grow in popularity. But what is it used for?
Ayurvedic hair care isn’t just about using specific products on your hair, but more of a holistic approach. Hair health depends as much on what you put in your body as you put on your head, so do your best to create a balanced lifestyle, use good nutrition, and eat according to your dosha.
Do you struggle with problem skin every summer? Even minor sunburns can affect the health of your skin in the long-term. There are ways to deal with summer heat and humidity that are natural and help you avoid typical problems associated with the bright sun of summer.
Mother’s Day (May 14) will be here before you know it! Instead of gifting Mom a candle, perfume, or a basket of body washes, lotions, and bath bombs that will collect dust, treat her to a mini spa day at home. All it takes are some herbs and a few items you probably already have around the house.
Most of us love cinnamon and ginger in the cooler months -- in our coffee drinks, cakes, pies, and teas. Considering all the benefits from these two spices, you may want to start using them more throughout the year, even on a daily basis. Used together or separately, cinnamon and ginger can do wonders for your health.
Ghee, also known as ghrita, is an excellent substitute for butter. A staple in Indian and Pakistani cooking for millennia, it’s a type of clarified butter where the concentrated fat in water and milk solids has been removed. Containing no milk products, ghee can be kept at room temperature a long time.
keyaHere at Ayurved Marketplace, we've been focusing on renewal and rejuvenation over the past few weeks. If you're...
Spring is a time of renewal and rejuvenation in the natural world. People also use this time for renewal – spring cleaning, vacations, planting flowers, etc. It’s also a great time to rejuvenate our bodies, inside and out. Ayurvedic medicine uses several plants to help us.
It's that time again: flowers poke through the dirt and bloom, trees start sprouting leaves and blossoms, the days are sunnier -- and a lot of us are coughing, sneezing, and sniffling through our days. There's got to be a better way than suffering or taking medicine that makes us groggy or cranky, right? Well, there is!
Ayurveda describes sleep as one of life's basic instincts, one of the three pillars of good health. (The other two are food and sexual energy.) We need sleep to rejuvenate and reenergize.
Does it seem like more people than ever in the United States are dealing with anxiety and depression? You're not imagining it.