Ayurveda

Healthy Backpacking Meals

By juleharle / March 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Just because you’re going out on a backcountry trip doesn’t mean you must resort to freeze-dried, prepackaged, overly processed dehydrated foods.  It’s ironic actually, that we are physically exerting ourselves & relying on “low prana” foods to sustain us. Prana means “life force” or “vital life energy.” It’s a yogic concept that refers to the…

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Spring Cleansing the Ayurveda Way

By juleharle / March 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Spring is upon us.  Snow melts, days get longer, flowers begin budding, leaves unfurling… it’s hard to deny it- we are deeply affected by this awakening around us. Spring is a season of new beginnings, growth and renewal.  Ayurveda observes that what is happening outside in nature, is also happening within us as well.  Just like…

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Treat Giardia Naturally: Using Ayurveda to Cleanse Parasites

By juleharle / March 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

What is Giardia? Giardia Lamblia is the most common intestinal parasite worldwide; in the USA, there’s almost 45,000 cases per year- about 2% of the population has been infected at one time or another.  It can cause a variety of digestive symptoms like diarrhea & greasy stool, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, excessive burping, loss of…

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What is Ayurveda?

By juleharle / March 12, 2019 / 1 Comment

What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda is a 5,000 year old system of natural healing with roots in the Vedic Culture of India.  The word Ayurveda originates from two Sanskrit words; Ayur meaning “life” & Veda meaning “knowledge” or “science.” This “Life Science”, or “Life Knowledge” is often described as Yoga’s sister science.  It offers a body…

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Herbal First Aid Kit

By juleharle / February 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient science that evolved in India. It translates as “Life wisdom” or “science of longevity.  Ayur means “life” or “longevity” & veda means “wisdom” or “science.” If that sounds a little broad…well, that’s because it is. Ayurvedic medicine is all about creating health and vitality within the whole person- mind, body and…

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