Dreaming of a getaway? Short on time or finances? Use these tips to create a restful Ayurvedic retreat that can be completed from the comfort of your own cozy home.
In Ayurveda, dealing with hormonal imbalance is all about supporting the emotional and physical body. Learn about herbs and lifestyle tips that can help.
Both shatavari and ghee hold special places of honor in Ayurveda. Enjoy this delicious and vitalizing drink recipe day or night for a healthy dose of both!
Many of the negative symptoms attached to the menstrual cycle are commonly known as PMS. But, from an Ayurvedic viewpoint, they are a request for more self-care.
Menopause can be an incredible time for self-development and cultivating new passions. Learn more about Ayurveda's approach to menopause in this article.
How do you best care for yourself as a woman during a pandemic? We cannot eradicate COVID-19 from the environment around us right now, but we can take precautions.
What are the key characteristics of a pitta period? What measures can you take to cool down that excess heat? Read this article to learn how and when to balance pitta for a balanced cycle.
What are the elements of a kapha period? How can you recognize excess kapha in your menstrual flow? Read this article to learn how and when to balance kapha for a balanced cycle.
Diet, lifestyle, sleep, and energy. These are the four pillars of Ayurveda. When we neglect them, we inhibit the proper flow of prana, which gives rise to the possibility of dis-ease. For women, this can be reflected in the menstrual cycle, and later, in the transition through menopause.
In the first part of this series, we covered the Ayurvedic perspective on menstruation and what a balanced cycle looks like. Here in our second installment, we’ll focus on how to determine whether vata is present in your menstrual cycle and if so, how to bring it back to balance.
What is your period trying to tell you? According to Ayurveda, tuning into the nature of your cycle each month can help you gain a better understanding of your overall health. Read this article to learn more about healthy cycles and how you can balance yours with the help of Ayurveda.
Divine feminine Ayurveda asks us to trust in our bodies, as they contain the intelligence of the cosmos, the intelligence of nature. This practice asks us to be responsible for ourselves and to find balance through our own resources.
Bodywork, such as massage, can be undervalued in our Western society. It is often seen as a luxury or a splurge rather than an essential. Ayurveda has a very different standpoint in this regard. Apart from some conditions, massage is a non-negotiable when it comes to self-care. In some instances, the whole body receives massage, and in other cases, specific regions, such as marma points, are given special attention.
Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer affecting women today, and we must look at care as a multi-dimensional approach. Whether you are currently or have in the past experienced breast cancer or any emotional challenges in life, massage can be a beautiful addition to your self-care practices.
Healthy Bones is more than just another calcium supplement. It's designed to support bone structure with supplements similar in nature and composition to actual human bone, and synergized with herbs that help maintain bone health at the core of the human body—the digestive tract.
Cleanse season is upon us, and this is a great meal that can easily be adjusted to support you during a cleanse, as the simple ingredients and heating spices assist the cleansing process.
When is the last time you took a few moments to treat your breast with the love and care they deserve? The breasts are organs of love, support, security, care, and nourishment, as well as pleasure. Taking care of these female organs with breast massage is one of the best things you can do for yourself.
Menopause is a natural transition. When a woman's body begins to age, estrogen production declines and a natural decrease in ovarian function occurs. During this peri-menopausal time, ovulation becomes irregular and menstrual periods can vary for individuals from profuse bleeding to being scanty and shorter in length. Eventually ovulation and menses cease entirely, ending a woman's childbearing ability.