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6 Symptoms of Chronic Inflammation (and How Ayurveda Can Help!)

“What is her name?” you think frantically to yourself as you see an acquaintance walking towards you at a social gathering. She waves and you put a big smile on your face, hoping that by the time she arrives you’ll remember her name saving you from yet another embarrassing social encounter. You blame your heavy …

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Ayurveda 101: The Benefits of Tongue Scraping

In traditional medicine, the tongue is not just an organ for taste and speech. It is considered to be the microcosm of the entire body. In other words, the state of your tongue—the shape, color, coating or texture—indicates the state of your overall health. A uniform pink color, which comes from tissues called mucosa, indicates …

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Ayurvedic Food: 6 Flavors That Will Spice Up Your Life

In Ayurveda there are six tastes: sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter and astringent. Each of these tastes has a distinct effect. Depending on your constitution and the season, these effects can either contribute to or disturb your state of balance. Too much or too little of these foods can cause impurities in the body which can …

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