In Ayurveda, the tongue is an important indicator of health. Have you ever woken up in the morning realized that your tongue has a thick coating or a lingering stale taste? This is an incredibly common sign of toxic buildup.
One of the simplest ways to enhance tongue health, thereby enhancing overall health, is to invest in a tongue scraper. There are several different models, but I prefer the Dr. Tung’s stainless steel version because it is long-lasting, effective and easy to clean. In Ayurveda, we believe that the first stage of digestion begins on the tongue, with the experience of taste.
No matter how well we treat our bodies, sometimes sickness is inevitable. Winter is the season of Vata, which is also the time when cold symptoms are especially prevalent. As you prepare for the transition into spring, take care of yourself.If you're feeling like your immunity is getting a little weak, here are a few tips to strengthen the immune system and fight off potential sickness.
Oil Pulling has long been used in Ayurvedic practices as a method to draw out toxins (known as ama) that accumulate in the mouth...
Oral hygiene is incredibly important. The mouth is the place where digestion begins and having good digestion is a crucial to having good health. You do not need to do this everyday, maybe a few times a week, maybe once a week.