Squash Liver Heat

Squash Liver Heat

We hear a lot about detoxing the liver, but not all herbs used for detoxing are cooling. As a general rule, any time we can treat conditions with food, the less stress we place on the liver. Cool foods reduce the heat and de-stress this hard-working organ. And the coolest food for this is Continue Reading

Links for Avoiding Toxins

Toxins are everywhere around us, sometimes in the most surprising places. While you shouldn’t have to become a guy or a girl living in a bubble, it’s a good idea to do some research on the products we use most frequently and those that regularly come in contact with our bodies. Here’s a few links to great sources of toxin lists to make the process a little easier. Continue Reading

3 Ways to Detox Ayurveda-Style

3 Ways to Detox Ayurveda-Style

Cleaning the body on a regular basis is a fundamental principle of Ayurveda. While the body is quite capable of cleaning itself with our support, it doesn’t hurt to give it a little help from time to time, particularly when the odds are stacked against it. Detoxing your body THE RIGHT WAY on a regular basis can, in fact, mean the difference between perfect health and struggling with aches and pains, digestive disorders, hormonal imbalances and even autoimmune conditions such as lupus, arthritis and even cancer. Continue Reading

Sinus Headache Got You Down?

Sinus Headache Got You Down?

Spring is in the air. But for many, the joy of longer days and warmer weather is tempered by a head-crushing, energy-depleting sinus headache. It’s not unusual that most sinus headaches occur in the spring, as sinus headaches are a result of too much Kapha (earth and water) in the body, and spring is the Kapha season. In the spring, the weather warms, and the mucus that has built up in the body over the cold, winter months begins to let loose, just like melting snow. Continue Reading