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Neem and Covid-19: Bridging Ayurveda and Modern Medicine

🌿 Nature’s Botanical Bodyguard 🌿 Last week, I was inundated with calls and messages from patients, friends, and family, all sharing the same news: they had either gotten the flu or tested positive for Covid-19. In response, I immediately recommended an over-the-counter anti-viral, aimed at

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Ayurvedic Medicine Explained

One of the beautiful things about Ayurvedic Medicine is that it is a full system of health.  There are eight branches of medicine in Ayurveda, and all of them are still practiced today by Ayurvedic practitioners in India. The branches were detailed in the Vedas,

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Don’t Swing your Health Pendulum

As we enter the new year, I often hear my friends, family, and patients talk about life changes they want to make for the betterment of their health and wellness. And as much as I support that, I am writing today to remind you to

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Pros and Cons of Doing a Cleanse

I just read a wonderful article about The Extensive History and Modern Use of Detoxification and Cleansing by Dr. Sarah Bennett, NMD. Here, she highlights how in spite of the controversy around “modern day detox” and cleansing of the body, cultures around the world have been performing these

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Learning how to “BE”

A client of mine once told me that when he was young, his parents would never let him just sit and be still. “Do something!” they would exclaim, “Even if it is wrong, do something!” This is all too common in the way we have

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drink up

The Ayurvedic approach to immunity and the coronavirus

On Wednesday evening, Eric Garcetti, the mayor of Los Angeles, gave the people of his city a message regarding masks: if you really must go out on the street, for whatever reason, cover your mouth and nose. This measure was given to begin the first step to protecting one’s self from the virus.

Read More »

Neem and Covid-19: Bridging Ayurveda and Modern Medicine

🌿 Nature’s Botanical Bodyguard 🌿 Last week, I was inundated with calls and messages from patients, friends, and family, all sharing the same news: they had either gotten the flu or tested positive for Covid-19. In response, I immediately recommended an over-the-counter anti-viral, aimed at

Read More »

Ayurvedic Medicine Explained

One of the beautiful things about Ayurvedic Medicine is that it is a full system of health.  There are eight branches of medicine in Ayurveda, and all of them are still practiced today by Ayurvedic practitioners in India. The branches were detailed in the Vedas,

Read More »

Don’t Swing your Health Pendulum

As we enter the new year, I often hear my friends, family, and patients talk about life changes they want to make for the betterment of their health and wellness. And as much as I support that, I am writing today to remind you to

Read More »

Pros and Cons of Doing a Cleanse

I just read a wonderful article about The Extensive History and Modern Use of Detoxification and Cleansing by Dr. Sarah Bennett, NMD. Here, she highlights how in spite of the controversy around “modern day detox” and cleansing of the body, cultures around the world have been performing these

Read More »

Learning how to “BE”

A client of mine once told me that when he was young, his parents would never let him just sit and be still. “Do something!” they would exclaim, “Even if it is wrong, do something!” This is all too common in the way we have

Read More »
drink up

The Ayurvedic approach to immunity and the coronavirus

On Wednesday evening, Eric Garcetti, the mayor of Los Angeles, gave the people of his city a message regarding masks: if you really must go out on the street, for whatever reason, cover your mouth and nose. This measure was given to begin the first step to protecting one’s self from the virus.

Read More »