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Posts tagged with ‘Ayurveda’

  • Taking Care of Your Eyes With Eastern Medicine

    More Than Meets The Eye: How To Take Care of Your Eyes With Eastern Medicine

    in Ayurveda, Condition Related, TCM / / 0 comments

    When was the last time you took some time to take care of your eyes? If the answer is not recently, you’re like most people because many people don’t realize how hard eyes actually work. And they stand up to some pretty tough conditions. UV rays from the sun can damage your eye tissue and increase the likelihood of cataracts. Pollen, mold and dust can give you allergic conjunctivitis. Too much screen time can cause chronic dry-eye. Even high blood pressure can be bad news for your eyes! Clearly, it’s important to keep an eye on your eye health. Here’s how you can keep your peepers healthy with some gems of wisdom from Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

  • Dry Brushing in Eastern Medicine

    Dry Brushing: What’s The Deal With This Viral Beauty Trend?

    in Ayurveda, Beauty / / 0 comments

    A-listers from Miranda Kerr to Chrissy Teigan are all doing it. But what the heck is dry brushing, exactly? Believe it or not, this viral beauty trend is actually pretty old. In fact, we’re talking ancient. It comes from the Ayurvedic practice called garshana and it’s been practiced by people for thousands of years. Here’s what you need to know about this old-made-new beauty ritual.

  • Swap Western Pills for Eastern Medicine

    4 Easy Eastern Swaps For Western OTC Medications

    in General Wellness, TCM / / 0 comments

    Whether you have a headache from partying too much the night before, you’re stuffy from a cold, or you’re doubled over with period cramps, it seems like there’s an over-the-counter medication you can take for almost everything. But sometimes, these OTC meds aren’t the best solution to our problems. If you’re looking for a more natural way to deal with everyday problems like headaches, heartburn, congestion or period pains, Eastern medicine has got you covered. Here’s 4 easy swaps for western meds from TCM and Ayurveda.

  • Eastern Medicine Herbs For Self Love

    9 Herbs For Self-Love

    in Condition Related, General Wellness, TCM / / 0 comments

    OK we get it, “self-love” sounds cheesy. We’re not trying to be a self-help book, but self-love is actually super important. It’s not just for new-age hippies–it’s for everyone! In western culture, we’re taught to be very hard on ourselves. We strive for perfection, and when we fall short, it can be hard not to be super critical. But there’s bad news–perfectionism can literally hurt you. Perfectionists have higher rates of chronic pain and issues like fibromyalgia. Being self-critical is also strongly related to high levels of stress, which tends to lead to chronic illness. So here’s some herbs that will help you take care of your body and mind.

  • Chronic Conditions Eastern Medicine

    Chronically Ill: The Rise of Chronic Disease and How TCM Fits In

    in AutoImmune, Condition Related, TCM / / 0 comments

    We’ve got bad news–chronic illnesses are going up. Across the world and in the US, more and more people are being diagnosed with incurable diseases like asthma, cancer, and diabetes.Thanks to advances in healthcare, we’re living longer. But that also means that we’re facing new issues as we age. Western medicine doesn’t have an answer to chronic illnesses and in many cases they’re considered incurable. So to deal with the symptoms and effects of chronic illness, people are turning to the East.

  • Eastern Medicine To Boost Motivation - Lazy

    Covid Killed Your Motivation? Here’s How To Get It Back With Eastern Medicine

    in General Wellness, TCM / / 0 comments

    Has the last year just absolutely killed your motivation and drive? You’re not alone. What with COVID, quarantine, and working from home, it’s easy to feel like you’ve lost your mojo.
    But how do you get it back? Well, when it comes to motivation, perception is reality. It all starts with you. It can feel impossible to get back on track, but it’s not! Here’s how to get out of a slump and start to feel like yourself again with a little help from Eastern medicine.

  • Transition From Spring To Summer With Eastern Medicine - Palms

    4 Tips From Eastern Medicine To Help You Transition From Spring To Summer

    in General Wellness, Seasonal, TCM / / 0 comments

    Who’s ready for summer? June 22 marks the first day of summer, but the transition from spring starts a little bit earlier. As the days get even warmer and longer, you can feel the changeover begin. But how do you make the most of this time of transition and change? We pulled together some Eastern medicine wisdom to give you 4 tips for transitioning from spring to summer in a safe, healthy, and fun way.

  • Spring Allergy Treatment with Eastern Medicine

    3 Ways To Ease Your Allergies With Eastern Medicine

    in Condition Related, Seasonal, TCM / / 0 comments

    Dreading Spring because the season brings lots of annoying allergy symptoms back into the mix? You’re not alone. As anyone with allergies will tell you, there are no permanent fixes for your allergic reactions–you just have to hope you eventually grow out of it. And if you’re not into OTC allergy meds that make you feel sleepy and loopy, you might feel like you’re out of luck. But that’s where Eastern medicine comes in. Practiced for thousands of years, Eastern medicine traditions like Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda have their own methods for dealing with allergies and helping to soothe your symptoms. Here’s what you need to know.

  • Eastern Medicine Fixes For Bad Hair Days

    How To Fix Your Bad Hair Days With Eastern Medicine

    in Beauty, Condition Related / / 0 comments

    Hate bad hair days? Us, too. If you can’t take another day of having dull, lifeless hair that never seems to grow, you may be tempted to buy a fancy new shampoo or try a trendy hair treatment. But before you do that, give Eastern medicine a chance. For centuries, people in Asia have used traditional knowledge to keep their hair healthy, shiny, and thick. Here are some of the best tips, tricks, and techniques from eastern medicine to ward off bad hair days once and for all.

  • Sad To Happy - How Eastern Medicine Can Boost Your Mood

    Turn That Frown Upside Down: 4 Eastern Medicine Tips To Boost Your Mood

    in Condition Related, Seasonal, TCM / / 0 comments

    Feeling down? There’s so much going on in the world these days that it can be hard to always stay positive, even if you’re normally the happy-go-lucky type. And it’s ok to feel sad, frustrated, or just low sometimes. But when it feels like you’re always down in the dumps, something has to change. In Eastern medicine, the mind and the body are connected, so your emotions can actually be caused by problems with your physical health. That means there are things you can do and foods you can eat that will boost your mood and turn that frown upside down. Here’s your mood-boosting eastern medicine checklist with the best tips and tricks from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda.

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