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How To Give Yourself Lymphatic Massage (Garshana)
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How To Do Lymphatic Massage (Garshana)

by vpk® by Maharishi Ayurveda Staff Writers on June 6, 2016 Garshana (pronounced gar-shan), often called “dry-brushing,” is Ayurvedic lymphatic massage that helps remove ama (digestive toxins). In Sanskrit, garshana means "friction by rubbing." Garshana massage is usually recommended for people with a Kapha imbalance or predominance — that is, slower metabolism — or with…

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How To Clear Your Sinuses + Emotional Baggage

Nasya is considered to be one of the five most powerful therapeutic techniques in Ayurveda. Nasya is the nasal inhalation of herbalized oils into the sinuses. This can be done in an attempt to clean out lymphatic vessels in the brain – called the sagittal sinus.(1, 4) The saggital sinus is just under the skull on…

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Vaidyagrama, Ayurvedic Healing Village

Just outside the small but bustling city of Coimbatore in the southern state of Tamil Nadu is an Ayurvedic healing community called 'Vaidyagrama'. Known locally as the 'hospital', Vaidyagrama is an educational, green, authentic healing village where doctors live amongst patients and sustainable, earth-centered living is the way of life. I visited Vaidyagrama one morning this…

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