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Ayurvedic Herb: Triphala

Pancha Karma—or five actions—is a five-part detoxification therapy that is a mainstay in Ayurveda. In an effort to direct toxins (ama) into the gastrointestinal tract for elimination, an individual will experience these five Ayurvedic therapies, along with ingesting certain herbs.   A common herbal formula used is triphala.  As the name suggests, the “tri” in triphala …

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Ayurvedic Herb: Turmeric (with Vegan Golden Milk Recipe)

A much talked about wonder herb, turmeric has many science-based health benefits—it’s loaded with antioxidants, and may reduce inflammation and joint pain, improve memory and brain function, protect against heart disease, lower blood sugar levels, improve digestion, just for starters! Lately, turmeric has come to the forefront of therapeutics for the role it plays in …

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Ayurvedic Weight Loss (Part 3): Herbal Supplements

In our last blog we learned how stress reduction is one of the keys to successful weight management. The Sudarshan Kriya, as taught at AOLRC, was recommended as a wonderful breath technique for managing stress and reducing anxiety. Today our blog is about three herbal supplements useful for rejuvenation and weight loss. They are Ashwagandha, …

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