Articles about ayurveda


Try Tongue Scraping for Better Breath and a Healthier Mouth | Maharishi Ayurveda Blog

Last updated: 12/29/2018

Do you ever wake up with that pasty, yucky, Morning Mouth feeling? Some days, brushing your teeth and gargling doesn’t seem to eliminate it, and you might even notice a...

Read full article


7 Easy Hacks to Curb Winter Weight Gain | John Douillard's LifeSpa

Last updated: 12/29/2018

As summer winds down, a common question I get from my patients is, “How do I avoid gaining weight during the fall and winter?” Each fall, our ancestors would greatly increase...

Read full article


Lymphatic System Linked to Seventh Sense! | John Douillard's LifeSpa

Last updated: 12/29/2018

The seventh sense, as proposed by Jonathan Kipnis, a professor of neuroscience at the University of Virginia, may be our most important sense—as it may be the one keeping us...

Read full article


The Giant Power of Tiny Microbes | John Douillard's LifeSpa

Last updated: 12/28/2018

The air we breathe is here thanks to an ocean-residing, oxygen-releasing bacteria called cyanobacteria. Today, there are more than a million metric tons of these green critters...

Read full article


5 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain with Ayurveda | Maharishi Ayurveda Blog

Last updated: 12/28/2018

Feeling forgetful or absent-minded on occasion? It's perfectly normal (and human!) to feel a little scattered now and then, but if you're increasingly forgetting names and...

Read full article


☀ How to reduce weight for Summer ☀ (Maharishi Ayurveda)

Last updated: 12/28/2018

View this email in your browser Do you want to reduce weight or lose the weight which appeared over winter? Weight gain is a sign of Kapha imbalance. Kapha governs bodily...

Read full article


Amalaki and Chyawanprash for Vitality, Longevity and Digestion | John Douillard's LifeSpa

Last updated: 12/27/2018

According to Ayurveda, amalaki, also known as Indian Gooseberry or amla, belongs to a group of herbs that promote longevity, induce nourishment, and prevent the deleterious...

Read full article


Shatavari: Ayurveda's Sacred Reproductive Tonic for Women of All Ages (And Men, Too!) | John Douillard's LifeSpa

Last updated: 12/27/2018

My first real introduction to the female reproductive herb, shatavari, known as the “Women with a Hundred Husbands,” was in the back waters of Kerala—in the south of...

Read full article


September Seasonal Guide | Dr. Douillard's LifeSpa

Last updated: 12/26/2018

During these end-of-summer months, more carbohydrates become available in the form of fruits and veggies. When you eat those summer fruits and vegetables, your pancreas...

Read full article


Silent Awakenings: September 22-29, 2019

Last updated: 12/26/2018

When you spend time in silence, listening to your inner wisdom, you will find the answers you have been seeking.  You’ll discover important guidance for your unique journey,...

Read full article


5 Ways to Tune Into Nature

Last updated: 12/26/2018

With spring comes warmer weather, the sounds of birds chirping, sunshine, and rain. There’s a bustling of activity as people emerge from hibernation anxious to feel the sun on...

Read full article


Hot Science on Cold Showers | John Douillard's LifeSpa

Last updated: 12/25/2018

Many different cultures around the world have used cold bathing for health and longevity purposes, and the practice has recently gained some scientific support! When I lived in...

Read full article