When we hear the words “my body type” in the West, we often think only of physical characteristics. You may have heard of people categorizing themselves into apple, pear, or hourglass shapes based on fat distribution. Alternatively, you might’ve heard about people calling themselves ectomorphs, mesomorphs, or endomorphs, based on their bodily composition.Continue reading What are different body types in Ayurveda
Category Archives: Wellness
Health Benefits of Ghee in Ayurveda and Modern Science
Ghee, used in the Indian subcontinent for thousands of years, has recently become a superfood. In this post, we will explore the health benefits of ghee in Ayurveda, tying in modern science. We’ll first discuss the history and composition of ghee and then its Ayurvedic uses. Last, we’ll learn to make ghee and use it in recipes.Continue reading Health Benefits of Ghee in Ayurveda and Modern Science
Ginger uses in Ayurveda – Potential Health Benefits and Recipes
In this blog post, we’ll be exploring the uses of ginger in Ayurveda through the lens of modern science. Ayurveda, which originated in ancient India, is one of the world’s oldest health practices—and at Ayurkula, we believe it still has a lot to teach us. Ginger in Ayurveda has been traditionally used to balance doshas and treat many different types of conditions.Continue reading Ginger uses in Ayurveda – Potential Health Benefits and Recipes
Can Your Dosha Change, and What are Doshas in Ayurveda?
Ayurveda is one of the oldest holistic health practices that originated in ancient India. We at Ayurkula believe that Ayurveda, in conjunction with modern-day science, has a great deal to teach us. In this blog post, we’ll be exploring the different doshas in Ayurveda, and answer the question: can your dosha change, and how?Continue reading Can Your Dosha Change, and What are Doshas in Ayurveda?