Top 10 Tips on Improving Agni

Agni is our digestive fire (metabolism) which is responsible for processing and absorbing the foods we eat. Here are 10 Tips to improve your Agni and therefor your digestion naturally. 1. Drink Agni tea (see recipe below)  2. Avoid overeating, eating too fast or on the run and not paying attention to your meal 3. Eat right […]

Vata – Diet and Lifestyle that suits Vata

Vata comes from the elements of Air and Ether (Space). Because of this Vata has a lot to do with movement since Air or Wind move as well all the time. Therefore Vata governs all movement in the body, the activities of the nervous system and the process of elimination. It also controls the movement […]

Pitta – Diet and Lifestyle that suits Pitta

Pitta comes from the element of Fire. Because of that it governs all heat, metabolism and transformation in the mind and body. It controls how we digest foods, the metabolism in the whole body right down to the cellular metabolism. It also controls how we metabolize our sensory perceptions, and how we discriminate between right and […]

Kapha – Diet and Lifestyle that suits Kapha

Kapha governs all structure and lubrication in the body and mind. It controls weight, growth, lubrication for the joints and lungs, and formation of all the cells and tissues. It is the principle that holds the cells together and forms the muscle, fat and bone. The primary functions of Kapha are building and protection. Qualities of […]

Characteristics of a Vata, Pitta or Kapha type Person

In Ayurveda there are three primary energies, also called Doshas. The three Doshas are named Vata, Pitta & Kapha. If you look at the people around you, you’ll soon learn to recognize the different types of Dosha. Tall or short, slim build people are mostly Vata type. Medium size people with a more muscular structure are mostly Pitta type, […]