Author Archives: Positively Admin

Need Help Adjusting to the Time Change?

Need Help Adjusting to the Time Change?

Try a shirodhara. A what you say?! A shirodhara…an Ayurvedic body treatment that treats everything above the neck. The process is simple. We stream warm, medicated oil on the center of your forehead, over what yogis refer to as the third eye. And the results are amazing. This healing treatment helps people with busy, active… Continue Reading

Get Into Hot Water

Get Into Hot Water

If you follow my posts, you know what an advocate I am for warm and room temperature water. This is because cold water (or God forbid, ice water) plays havoc with your body’s ability to properly metabolize the water that you drink. Warm water (or room temperature water in the hot summer) relaxes the body’s… Continue Reading

The Sugar Destroyer

The Sugar Destroyer

  Gymnema Sylvestre is a climbing plant found in the tropical forests of India and Asia. Its leaves have been used as a natural Ayurvedic treatment for diabetes and arthritis since the sixth century B.C., and it has earned significant recent interest as a multi-supportive therapy for weight management. Today, gymnema is used for diabetes,… Continue Reading

What is Shirodhara?

Shirodhara is a form of Ayurvedic therapy that involves gently pouring liquids over the forehead and can be one of the steps involved in Pancha Karma. The name comes from the Sanskrit words shiro (head) and dhara (flow). The liquids used in shirodhara depend on what is being treated, but can include oil, milk, buttermilk,… Continue Reading