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Why I Love Ayurvedic Sesame Oil Remedies + 9 Ways To Balance Vata

by Rebecca Tolin on January 18, 2015 I used to think sesame oil was for cooking — until I met Doctor Kulreet Chaudhary, the Maharishi Ayurveda expert and neurologist who has remade my relationship with the aromatic liquid. “There’s nowhere we won’t put oil!” she once said, and as her patient, I attest. Parts of…

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A Spoonful Of Sugar Helps The Turmeric Go Down

Ancient medicines like Ayurveda and Chinese medicine are brilliant for their herbal wisdom, such as the benefits of turmeric. But even more so, they are brilliant for their genius in combining substances to enhance their effectiveness. Making meals, tonics or formulas to create a balanced, whole intelligence is a unique forte in ancient medicines. Remember Mary…

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Haritaki for Healthy Eyes

Herbs are like people in that they have unique personalities that can be understood through dravyaguna. Dravyaguna is the system of Ayurvedic pharmacology that was developed thousands of years ago before chromatography and mass spectrometry. It relies on qualities deciphered through taste. This is the herb monograph for Haritaki. Haritaki: The Third Eye Doctor Latin Name: Terminalia…

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