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Ayurveda 101 + 5 Beauty Remedies

Ayurveda is the oldest method of using science and earth for healing and medicine. It’s known for being the original practice of holistic healing. Ayurveda is based on historic practices primarily founded in India and is often referred to as the “Mother of All Healing”.

The primary focus of ayurvedic healing is balance and maintenance of your mind body and spirit. It identifies 3 basic energies called doshas that exist within you and literally everything. The doshas are vata, pitta, and kapha. There are a handful of online quizzes that can tell you which of the 3 or combination thereof, apply to you. Knowing your dosha provides you with specific tools and practices to live your best life, down to skin care and diet.

So why are we talking about it now?

Ayurvedic remedies and herbs have slowly started to become a trend in the hair and beauty industry. Many have gone back to these traditions to grow their hair, cure hair loss, treat acne, and many other ailments. I became familiar with ayurvedic practices back in 2012 when I was first diagnosed with lupus. I’m allergic to the only known medication to help with flares, a