Healthy habits for a healthy body


Dincharya & Ratricharya

Activities done by a person from morning to evening are referred to as Dincharya. In Ayurveda, dincharya is considered as a measure to prevent physical, mental and social problems.

Understanding Ritucharya

Ritu (season) has different effects on the body as well as the environment. Ayurveda mentions various rules and regimens (Charya) for diet and behavior to adjust to seasonal changes easily without modifying the stability of human body.

5 Immunity boosting herbs in Ayurveda

Vital essence of all body tissues is called “Ojas” according to principles of Ayurveda. Ojas is responsible for the overall health, well-being, intelligence and thought-process of humans. According to the concept of Vyadhikshamatva or Bala or Ojas, the body’s resistance is not only important for disease prevention but also for speedy recovery from illness.


Yoga comes from Sanskrit meaning Yoke, or union. In the practice of yoga we seek to create union between the mind and body. Yoga is perfect example of holistic health because of this combination of mind and body. Also, the body cannot exist without mind and vice versa is true too. Mind is well repaired when the body is repaired.

Ayurvedic Tips to Reduce Stress

The feeling we have when under pressure is stress. It has become an inevitable component of every person’s life in today’s era. Stress can be induced by several factors like environmental changes, extremes of temperature, high altitude, rage, anxiety, shock, grief, pain and so on.

Adharaniya vega (non suppresible natural urges)

Ayurveda mentions thirteen types of natural urges in the body which should not be suppressed. These are the natural calls from body, which are important for a person to attend to, as and when they appear in order to stabilize the body, and eliminate an element which might cause imbalance.1

Five herbs for skin health

According to Ayurveda, many factors determine skin health. These include – moisture balance in the skin, hormonal balance and efficient circulation of blood and nutrients to the different skin layers.

Influence of food over emotion and mind

Ayurvedic principles state a very strong connection between food and the human mind. The mind is directly influenced by the quality, method of preparation, appearance, freshness and aroma of food.

Meditation in Ayurveda

A continuous flow of perception or thought is meditation. Meditation is a practice to attain awareness, harmony and natural order through constant observation of mind.

Panchakarma therapy

Panchakarma is an internal cleansing process which is highly effective in the management of auto-immune, neurological, psychiatric and musculo-skeletal diseases. As the name suggests, Panchakarma stands for 5 different cleansing methods i.e.