Ayurveda 101: Abhyanga

The Benefits of Adding Self-Massage to Your Self-Love Routine In Sanskrit, oil is called ‘sneha’, which is also the word for ‘love’ or ‘affection’ in the language. In Ayurveda, one of the most important expressions of self-love is on oil massage, or abhyanga. It is believed the feeling one gets after an abhyanga is similar …

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Amruth: Nature’s Armor

Amruth (tinospora cordifolia) is one of the most versatile Ayurvedic herbal supplements. Also known as guduchi or giloy, it literally means ambrosia, nectar, or “that which protects” because of its immunomodulatory and rasayana—or rejuvenating—properties. It is a well-known anti-inflammatory, hepato-protective, antioxidant, antipyretic, anti-rheumatic, and adaptogenic herb in Ayurveda, also used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) …

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