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Oil Pulling In Depth: Origins, Types & Modifications

By Vedika Global Ayurveda Clinical Specialist Shankari Kate Sadowsky (As seen in the December 2013/January 2014 Issue of Common Ground Magazine) How wonderful when ancient practices flow into the contemporary mainstream. However, as with any game of telephone, the facts and founding principles usually get lost in perpetuation. “Oil pulling” is quickly becoming a popular…

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Diet and Lifestyle

What’s Ayurveda And How Does It Work?

Ayurveda is India’s traditional system of health care. Conceived and developed by the seers (Rishis) and natural scientists through centuries of observations, experiments, discussions, and meditations, Ayurveda is a natural system of medicine that has been practiced for more than 5,000 years. The word Ayurveda is Sanskrit for “Science of Life” or “Practices of Longevity.”…

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