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Ayurveda

10 Amazing Benefits of Amla

Last week, I ran out of Amla. I went to my regular health food store to get more, and they were out of it. In fact, they were reducing the size of their inventory, and Amla was one of the things they …

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Asparagus Gives Women Superpowers

The herb Asparagus belongs to family Liliaceae and the Latin name is Asparagus racemosus. In Ayurveda, it is called as Shatavari (one who possesses hundred husbands and also that which cures 100 d…

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6 Natural Remedies for Cold & Flu Season

You hear a deep, husky voice nearby, and start to wonder if Gotham City's very own Batman is in the room with you, but alas, no. It's your roommate, or family member, or spouse, or someone standing ne…

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Ayurvedic Nutrition

In Maharishi Ayurveda (Sanskrit--Ayus "life," and Veda "knowledge" or "science," hence "the science of life" or "the knowledge of life span"), a balanced diet does not revolve around fats, carbohydr…

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How I Became a Happy Consumer of Energy Medicine

Fifteen years ago, while living in San Diego, I picked up a newspaper to read while eating breakfast. An article about a local chiropractor caught my attention. Apparently he had developed a technique…

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5 Ways to Alleviate Depression

It's become that time of year when the days start to get shorter, and darkness sets in earlier. The beaches, once inhabited by people out swimming, surfing, and getting a tan; are now less populated. …

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Meditation Boosts Mood, Eases Pain & Stress

While most people associate meditation with religion, this simple and powerful practiced transcends religious beliefs. Meditation is like a short vacation away from the stresses of everyday life to al…

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Rasayana: The Ayurveda Therapy of Rejuvenation

Rasayanas are the "wonder" drugs that aid in increasing your natural immunity, enhancing your general wellbeing, improving the functioning of all fundamental organs of the body, and keep the signs of …

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5 Botanicals to Boost Antioxidant Power

We all have heard that certain botanicals, herbs, etc., are antioxidant in their actions, but what actually are antioxidants? As the name implies, antioxidants are substances that are capable of co…

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How to Give Yourself a Massage, No Spa Necessary

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor Research has shown that massages can reduce pain and stiffness, relieve stress and lessen symptoms of anxiety and depression. Plus, you just feel great aft…

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