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Natural Remedies for Menstrual Pain

Poonam Bhatia

Tags DIY, happy, healthy, lifestyle, menstrual, natural, organic, pain, relief, solution

Natural Remedies for Menstrual Pain

The Monthly Monster Every month, you dread your period and all of the awful symptoms that come along with it, especially those heart-wrenching, stomach-churning, pain-inducing menstrual cramps. Each month, as your uterus sheds its natural lining, it contracts, and the blood vessels that supply the uterus become constricted. This reduces blood flow and ultimately resulting in pain. Before you run off to your local pharmacy to purchase over-the-counter pain-relief medications, try these natural remedies instead or in supplement with medication. Heat Applying heat to your lower stomach will help relax your muscles. Your blood vessels will begin to open and...


Ayurveda 101: Introduction to Ayurveda

Poonam Bhatia

Tags Ayurveda, dosha, healthy, kapha, lifestyle, natural, pitta, vata

Ayurveda 101: Introduction to Ayurveda

Ayurveda: "The Knowledge of Life" Ayurveda is considered to be one of the oldest medical systems in the world, originating in India and evolving over thousands of years. The fundamentals are to balance and integrate the body, mind and spirit. When in balance, these three things provide and promote health and wellness. There are considered to be two texts based on these principles. These are Caraka Samhita and Sushruta Samhita. The texts describe eight branches of Ayurvedic Medicine: Internal Medicine Surgery Treatment of head and neck disease Gynecology, Obstetrics and Pediatrics Toxicology Psychiatry Care of the elderly and rejuvenation Sexual Vitality Ayurveda is practiced in...


Nourish Your Hair with Essential Oils

Poonam Bhatia

Nourish Your Hair with Essential Oils

Out With The Old, In With the Oil Essential oils are widely used for organic, natural hair care and can do wonders to keep your hair looking beautiful. They often have the ability to clear clogged follicles and stimulate the glands that produce healthy oils in your scalp, leaving it moisturized. Here are 4 that we think you should try and how you can use them to make your own DIY hair oil! Rosemary Oil If used regularly, rosemary oil stimulates the hair follicles, which can result in hair growth. It also promotes stronger hair, and can help with hair loss and discoloration. Rosemary oil...


3 Ways You Should Use Hair Oil

3 Ways You Should Use Hair Oil

All About Oil Hair dries out and sheds because valuable proteins are lost from day-to-day wear. The problem is that conventional hair care products have chemicals that strip your locks even further and absorb into your scalp. Natural plant essential oils, like coconut and mustard oils, do the exact opposite, revitalizing your hair with vitamins, minerals and the proteins it needs! Here are 3 ways to use hair oil to nourish your hair and scalp, leaving them healed and revitalized. 1. Instead Of Conventional Conditioner Regular conditioners tend to be a blend of unfamiliar ingredients and artificial fragrances that end up clogging your pores...


Hues For Happier Days

Poonam Bhatia

Hues For Happier Days

Ever notice that your days go better when you're wearing your favorite color? That's because Ayurveda tells us that each and every color has its own energy, which fluctuates depending on the day of the week! This is because the days of the week are tied to the rhythms of the planets and other celestial bodies. Organizing your wardrobe according to this weekly color schedule can help you achieve happier, healthy and more balanced days. Monday Mondays are known to be ruled by the Moon, which has many cooling characteristics. On this day, Ayurveda suggests wearing White. Mondays are also great days...