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Digestion According To Ayurveda

  Disclaimer: All content included on this website (including, but not limited to,  images, photos, graphics and text) is the property of ‘Healthy Ayurveda’ and ‘Vedic Sage’ and as such is protected by US and international copyright and other intellectual property laws.      Digestion According To Ayurveda The fundamentals of Ayurveda is centered around digestion and takes into consideration: Rasa: the 6 differing tastes … which are sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter and astringent Virya: the potency or power contained within food and/or medicine Vipaka: the influence of food at the tissue level once digestion within the GI tract is complete Prabhava … which will be discussed further in another post     According To Ayurveda … Every substance is ...

Ama ~ The Root Cause Of Disease According To Ayurveda

  Disclaimer: All content included on this website (including, but not limited to,  images, photos, graphics and text) is the property of ‘Healthy Ayurveda’ and ‘Vedic Sage’ and as such is protected by US and international copyright and other intellectual property laws.      The Root Cause Of Disease “Ama” is a concept of Ayurveda which can be best understood as the accumulation of toxic metabolic by-products at various levels of physiology. More simply, ama is the by-product of poor digestion and according to the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda – ama is the root cause of nearly all diseases.     General Signs & Symptoms Of Ama When ama is present within the body it often creates signs & symptoms of fatigue, lethargy, and a sense of uncleanliness. Ama is commonl...

The Ayurveda Guide: Agni … You Are Only As Healthy As Your Agni

Disclaimer: All content included on this website (including, but not limited to,  images, photos, graphics and text) is the property of ‘Healthy Ayurveda’ and ‘Vedic Sage’ and as such is protected by US and international copyright and other intellectual property laws.      The Ayurveda Guide: Agni Charaka, the ancient seer of Ayurveda, states that “the individual is the epitome of the universe”. This implies that – that which exist in the vast eternal universe also appears within the inward cosmos of the human body. The entire universe is made from and these elements are referred to as “Panchamahabhutas” … translated as ‘The 5 Great Elements’; i.e. ether, air, fire, water and earth. The Principle Of Transformation: Fire is radiant energy and is active and changeable. It is the so...

The Ayurveda Guide: Kapha Dosha

Disclaimer: All content included on this website (including, but not limited to,  images, photos, graphics and text) is the property of ‘Healthy Ayurveda’ and ‘Vedic Sage’ and as such is protected by US and international copyright and other intellectual property laws.  The Ayurveda Guide ~ Kapha Dosha Ayurveda recognizes that each human being is born with a unique balance and that this natural balance is responsible for physical, mental, and emotional well-being. By recognizing and maintaining this unique balance, Ayurveda provides simple guidelines to help each person create his or her own state of ideal health. For now, we will discuss kapha dosha. When we think of kapha types we often think of loyal and compassionate individuals with a stable quality about them. This unique stability of...

The Ayurveda Guide: Pitta Dosha

Disclaimer: All content included on this website (including, but not limited to,  images, photos, graphics and text) is the property of ‘Healthy Ayurveda’ and ‘Vedic Sage’ and as such is protected by US and international copyright and other intellectual property laws.    The Ayurveda Guide ~ Pitta Dosha  Ayurveda recognizes that each human being is born with a unique balance and that this natural balance is responsible for physical, mental, and emotional well-being. By recognizing and maintaining this unique balance, Ayurveda provides simple guidelines to help each person create his or her own state of ideal health. For now, we will discuss the fiery nature of Pitta. The first thing which comes to mind when thinking of pitta is the brilliant blaze of fire. The primary function of pitt...

The Ayurveda Guide For Vata Dosha

Disclaimer: All content included on this website (including, but not limited to,  images, photos, graphics and text) is the property of ‘Healthy Ayurveda’ and ‘Vedic Sage’ and as such is protected by US and international copyright and other intellectual property laws.    Vata Dosha Disease Process The concept of vata originates from the Sanskrit word “vyv” [vaya] which implies ‘that which moves things’. Eventually, vata began to be depicted as wind. In essence, vata is the principle and dynamic force which governs all movement. When vata is balanced it promotes great creativity, evokes feelings of freshness and lightness which springs forth the sense of happiness. When vata becomes imbalanced it then promotes dispersing qualities which can then make the mind and body vulnerable to a w...