Ayurveda, the science of a healthy way of living, considers health as a vibrant equilibrium of Body, Mind, Sense organs and the Soul. For Ayurveda, a dynamic healthy life in all phases is an un-ending balance between an individual and his environment. In order to accomplish this balance, Ayurveda focuses on individualistic needs and ecological influences. For example, as our dress-code is different in summer and winter, from an Ayurvedic standpoint, diet in summer is completely different in winter. This holds also true for exercise and lifestyle as well. In this newsletter you can find tips to cope up winter, the Ayurvedic way.
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Vaidya. Lakshmi Anoop
Simple tips for winter
During winter, as the night time is longer, stomach be kept full in night with such solids which are easily digestible and of high caloric value.
Turn even more exclusively toward warming foods. Remember the principle that foods taking longer to grow are generally more warming than foods that grow quickly. All of the animal foods fall into the warming category. So do most of the root vegetables, including carrot, potato, onions and garlic. Eggs also fit in here, as do corn and nuts.
Food substances like jaggery, ghee, sesame oil and spice namely, fenugreek, ginger, cumin, and asafetida should be used for cooking.
Try to eat freshly prepared warm meals.
Since we don’t feel thirsty in winters, many don’t drink sufficient water. Make sure that you drink 10 – 12 glasses of water throughout the day. Preferably drink warm water boiled with little ginger.
Regular exercise should be done especially during winters.
Sleeping during the day is not advisable.
Skin should be massaged with sesame oil daily. Sesame oil should be applied well in the heels of the feet to prevent cracks. Sesame oil pacifies Vata and hence will reduce generalized pains that occur during winters.
Self massage of scalp should be done every alternate day with herbal hair oil.
Group from South America trains at Chakrapani
There was a group of trainees from South America. The group from South America successfully completed two weeks of training at Chakrapani along with experiencing Panchakarma. Our expert faculties handled training program through a combination of lectures, discussions and practical demonstration with emphasis on Panchakarma and Marma therapy. Certificates were given on successful completion of their course. The group was served with delicious, yet healthy Ayurvedic vegetarian diet during their stay at Chakrapani Center.
New product launch : Pidantak
It is a safe Ayurvedic proprietary medicine and is formulated from natural herbs in a most advanced scientific manner. It is herbal and a non-greasy formulation manufactured under the supervision of experts. Gandapura (Gaultheria fragrantissima, Indian Winter Green) oil has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. It is the main ingredient in our pain balm and is beneficial when applied locally in acute rheumatism, sciatica, etc. It helps in improving the mobility of limbs, removes the stiffness of muscles and gives relief from joint pain.
This pain relief balm is used for treating minor aches and pains when applied externally. Massage gently on affected area 2-3 times daily for quick relief from body aches and other pains. It is completely safe and nontoxic. The product has a proven effectiveness and do not cause any side effect.
The Second edition of Global Ayurveda Festival, Kerala 2014 (GAF) will be held at Kochi, the Queen of Arabian Sea from 20 to 24 of February 2014. The (GAF) is the bi-annual Ayurveda fest organized by the Center for Innovation in Science & Social Action (CISSA), jointly with the State of Government and the Ayurveda Fraternity of Kerala. Over 4,000 delegates from 35 countries are expected to participate in the four day Global Ayurveda Festival & Arogya Expo (GAF) focusing on public health.
International Conference on Multidisciplinary healthcare – AIIMS 2014
The Organizing Committee of ICMH AIIMS 2014 is honored to announce and Invite AYUSH Academician and Practitioners to participate in the International Conference on ‘Multidisciplinary Healthcare’ AIIMS 2014 to be held on 9th to 14th Jan 2014 at AIIMS, New Delhi. This is the First ever Conference in the History of AIIMS where the Indian System of Medicine Academicians and Practitioners are being invited to represent their profession along with the Modern System of Medicine as well as Alternative System of Medicine.
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