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10 Ways an Ayurvedic Cleanse is Different from Regular Cleansing

Cleansing, juicing, detoxing are all buzzwords nowadays. Katy Perry getting a Panchakarma catapulted Ayurvedic cleansing to fame as ‘gut cleanses.’ But Panchakarma is a detailed cleanse that has been used for centuries as a therapeutic intervention in Ayurveda—a holistic traditional medical science in India and a form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the …

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Cleansing, Ayurveda, & the Nobel Prize for Autophagy

Cleansing therapies or Shodhana Chikitsa has always had a vital therapeutic application in the 5,000-year-old science of Ayurveda. Periodic cleansing is recommended for detoxification, rekindle agni (digestive and metabolic fire) and for managing diseases. According to Charaka Samhita, an Ayurvedic root Ttext, Shodhana goes one step further in fortifying us—it helps in the prevention and …

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Five Amazing Benefits of Ayurveda Panchakarma

Stress is no stranger to the majority of today’s population. Unfortunately, the now all too common stresses of daily life often lead to listlessness, sleep deprivation, memory loss, and a weakened immune system.  These symptoms can reflect an imbalance in our overall health and well-being that often requires more than a quick afternoon trip to …

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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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Wellness, Naturally: The Magic of Panchakarma

The Art of Living Retreat Center’s Panchakarma cleanses are magical, and it’s such an honor to be a part of that process. We heal people from all over the country who are seeking greater health, whether they’re already fit or at the beginning of their journey. Panchakarma: the Basics We haven’t watered down the program …

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