AYU Marma therapy

What is Marma Therapy?

Marma refers to a sensitive part of the body. In Ayurveda, it is a point in the human body located at the intersections of veins, muscles, joints, bones, ligaments or tendons. Basti refers to a “container” that can hold warm therapeutic oil infused with healing herbs. In Marma therapy generous quantity of oil is poured …

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Boosting immunity

Ayurveda states that I am a life force (soul or atman). I have a mind and a body. These three aspects are interconnected. Understanding and keeping this holistic viewpoint helps us stay in harmony and balance.  Immune Health and Ojas – The Nectar of Life What we feed ourselves mentally, emotionally and physically must be …

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Healthy eating

IMPORTANT FOOD RULES  Guidelines to maximize digestion and avoid build up of “AMA” or undigested toxic waste. A meal should be well balanced with all six tastes i.e. sweet, salty, sour, pungent, astringent and bitter with no excesses of any kind. Meals should be light and regular. Fill half the stomach with food, one quarter …

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Akbar Hamid’s Experience

AYURVEDIC TREATMENT  Why? On recommendation from a trusted friend, I went to the Ayu Centre in Chiang Mai, Thai- land and the attention of Dr Rajeev. This centre specialises in Ayurvedic treatment, the traditional system of medicine of India. Ayurveda aims to treat body, mind, and spirit using a holistic approach. Personal history I am …

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Treating constipation begins with your kitchen

What is Constipation? Constipation is defined as the inability to completely empty the bowels. Usually, the stool is very hard and elimination can be uncomfortable and painful. In Ayurveda, Constipation is called “Vibandh”. The main cause of constipation is wrong eating habits or eating wrong food combinations.  A hectic lifestyle with too much movement or …

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Recipe for AYU detox food

WHAT IS DETOX FOOD? From an Ayurvedic perspective, Detox food is any food that helps the body break down “AMA” or the half digested un-metabolised food product that circulates in the body as toxins.  Kitchari is a traditional Ayurvedic dish that helps in the body detoxification process and is balancing and beneficial for everyone. INGREDIENTS 1 cup …

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Best Cure For Insomnia

  What is Insomnia? Insomnia is a common sleep disorder. People who have insomnia have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. As a result, they may get too little sleep or have a poor-quality sleep. This may cause fatigue and irritability during the day. Why does Insomnia Occur
? Insomnia is predominantly due to excess …

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