Ayurvedic Lifestyle

  • Turmeric Tonic—Immune Elixir for Gargling & Wellness
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • 4 days ago
    Turmeric Tonic—Immune Elixir for Gargling & Wellness

    Turmeric Tonic is a versatile formula that was designed to support a healthy throat and immune system. It can be taken as a wellness shot or used for gargling.

  • Ginger Tulsi Almond Smoothie Recipe
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • March 18, 2020
    Ginger Tulsi Almond Smoothie Recipe

    This delicious tulsi smoothie will help soothe your nerves and clear the clutter from your mind. It’s easy to see why including a daily dose of tulsi can help you feel and look amazing! 

  • Boost Your Immune System with Ayurveda [video]
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • March 17, 2020
    Boost Your Immune System with Ayurveda [video]

    Wondering how to boost your immune system? Ayurveda’s perspective on immune health might surprise you! Learn more in this video and blog about how Ayurveda can help keep your immune system strong.

  • Simple Mindfulness Tools to Work Through Fear
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • March 13, 2020
    Simple Mindfulness Tools to Work Through Fear

    While there’s no way to live a life completely free of stress and fear, these mindfulness tools are powerful and effective ways to help us manage and digest fearful emotions when they arise.

  • This Is the Key to a Healthy Immune System
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • March 11, 2020
    This Is the Key to a Healthy Immune System

    Vibrant immunity requires a robust digestive fire, or “agni.” When you give your agni wholesome food, the nourishment passes from the digestive tract to your entire body by way of the seven tissues.

  • Why Ayurvedic Cleansing Is Unique and How It Really Works
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • March 09, 2020
    Why Ayurvedic Cleansing Is Unique and How It Really Works

    It’s hard to know if there were dietary trends at the time of Ayurveda’s origin over 5,000 years ago, but it’s safe to say that the traditional Ayurvedic kitchari cleanse has stood the test of time. 

  • Seva in Action at Alandi Ayurveda Clinic
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • February 26, 2020
    Seva in Action at Alandi Ayurveda Clinic

    In 2019 Banyan initiated our first annual Community Grant Fund. We are excited to share with you the story of one of our 2019 grant recipients, the Alandi Ayurveda Clinic in Boulder, Colorado.

  • How to Make Your Daily Routine Work for You 
    • Daily Routine
    • February 11, 2020
    How to Make Your Daily Routine Work for You 

    Even when you know the benefits of a daily routine, it can be hard to decide exactly what yours should consist of. Here are a few tricks to help you get started on creating your perfect routine.

  • Cultivating Ojas with Ayurveda
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • January 29, 2020
    Cultivating Ojas with Ayurveda

    In the Ayurvedic tradition, ojas has everything to do with immunity.  Because it is the superfine essence of kapha, it shares desirable qualities of this dosha, such as strength, nourishment, steadiness.

  • Can Vata & Kapha Be Out of Balance at the Same Time? [video]
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • January 27, 2020
    Can Vata & Kapha Be Out of Balance at the Same Time? [video]

    What happens when vata and kapha are both imbalanced? In this Ask Banyan video, we address what this type of imbalance might look like, and what to focus on to bring both doshas back to balance. 

  • 4 Reasons to Love Kapha Dosha
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • January 23, 2020
    4 Reasons to Love Kapha Dosha

    Kapha has gotten a bad rap. For some reason, we fixate on its negative attributes. Find out more about the beauty of balanced kapha and why we would do well to embrace the kapha within us.

  • 5 Ways to Get More Turmeric in Your Life
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • January 21, 2020
    5 Ways to Get More Turmeric in Your Life

    Turmeric has now become way more mainstream than we ever could have imagined. Here are five different ways to utilize this root, both from a nutrition standpoint and as an herbal remedy.

  • Brighten Up Your Winter with Savory Turmeric Sauce
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • January 15, 2020
    Brighten Up Your Winter with Savory Turmeric Sauce

    This turmeric sauce is deeply nourishing with its rich flavors and healthy fats. It contains all six tastes, which will help keep your digestion happy and your palate thoroughly satisfied.

  • How to Make Turmeric Paste
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • January 09, 2020
    How to Make Turmeric Paste

    Take the many benefits of turmeric a step further by creating your own turmeric paste! It can be used to make turmeric milk, as a cooking ingredient, as a facial mask, and for so much more.

  • How My Daily Routine Changed My Life
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • January 02, 2020
    How My Daily Routine Changed My Life

    Daily routines are a must in Ayurveda, but just how effective are they? Check out this personal account of how an Ayurvedic practitioner's daily routine changed her world for the better.

  • 6 Ways Ayurveda Will Show Up in 2020
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • December 24, 2019
    6 Ways Ayurveda Will Show Up in 2020

    Ayurveda was once unknown to the majority, but in recent years, its popularity has grown. Is this a trend? We think not. Find out some of the ways we predict Ayurveda will show up in 2020.

  • How to Have the Perfect Yoga Practice for Vata + 6 Poses
    • Yoga & Pranayama
    • December 17, 2019
    How to Have the Perfect Yoga Practice for Vata + 6 Poses

    Not all yoga practices are calming to vata. A vata balancing sequence should incorporate warming, grounding, and slow qualities to counteract the dry, rough, mobile qualities of vata. 

  • 3 Ayurvedic Super Milk Recipes for Bedtime
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • December 13, 2019
    3 Ayurvedic Super Milk Recipes for Bedtime

    A bedtime routine is almost essential in Ayurveda. Getting a good night’s sleep is so important, yet it is one of the first things we sacrifice in order to get more work done, or to watch that one last episode on Netflix. Sometimes, it’s just too hard to fall asleep or stay asleep.

  • What's with All the Oils in Ayurveda? [video]
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • December 11, 2019
    What's with All the Oils in Ayurveda? [video]

    People often wonder why Ayurveda holds oil in such high esteem. In this entry in our Ask Banyan series, we discuss what makes oil the perfect choice for self-massage and self-love. 

  • 5 Self-Care Gifts for Yourself
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • December 09, 2019
    5 Self-Care Gifts for Yourself

    We take care of our cars, our homes, our jobs, our children, and the many people we love. Why then can it be so difficult to give ourselves the care and attention we also need and deserve?

  • 5 Recipes for an Amazing Ayurvedic Feast
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • November 20, 2019
    5 Recipes for an Amazing Ayurvedic Feast

    Approach the holidays with more joy and less indigestion with our festive menu! These delicious holiday recipes can please a crowd while upholding the Ayurvedic principles of healthy eating.

  • Why Ayurveda Prefers Oil over Lotion
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • July 26, 2019
    Why Ayurveda Prefers Oil over Lotion

    Oil is a close match to the skin’s outer layer and complements our natural oiliness. It helps draw out impurities and balances our skin’s hydration—even overly oily skin can come back to balance by using oil. The result? Beautiful, balanced, hydrated skin.

  • My Ayurvedic Skincare Routine (Video)
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • July 24, 2019
    My Ayurvedic Skincare Routine (Video)

    You know how people say it's what's inside that matters most. This is especially true for Ayurvedic skincare. Here, Banyan's Content Project Manager, Kendra, shares the inside scoop on her personal skincare routine. Check out this transcript from her skincare video to learn some tips on using Banyan products and daily habits to achieve glowing skin. Let's get started!

  • Why You Should Wash Your Face with Oil Instead of Water
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • July 16, 2019
    Why You Should Wash Your Face with Oil Instead of Water

    Oil is more skilled at cleansing and balancing the hydration of your skin than water, and it is a closer match to your skin’s natural outer layer. It has a soft quality that can help to draw out impurities, making it much easier to unclog pores, leaving clean, soft, hydrated skin.

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