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Ayurveda for Summer

This ancient health science offers easy, practical ways to stay chill when the temperature rises.

How to Eat in Summer, According to Ayurveda

In hot temperatures, pitta (one of the three Ayurvedic doshas, or qualities) can get out of balance, leading to skin irritation, indigestion, and frustration...

Ayurvedic Tips for Sleeping Better on Hot Summer Nights

Ayurveda offers practices that will balance out the heat, so you can get a decent night’s rest.

Ayurveda for Your Summer Sunburn

According to Ayurveda, burns and inflammation represent imbalances in the pitta (fire) dosha. In order to restore balance, Ayurveda treats with opposites.

Everyday Ayurveda for Summer: Neem to Prevent and Treat Bug Bites

Summer is upon us, and with it come the mosquitoes and black flies. Here's an all-natural recipe that does double duty as an insect repellent and a...

Ayurveda for Your Summer Vacation

Ayurveda is, in a sense, the instructional manual for our bodies. Here's how you can apply those instructions when planning your summer vacation.

Make It an Ayurvedic Summer: Holistic Tips for Staying Cool, Calm, and Collected

Feeling overheated this summer? Ayurveda can help you keep your cool.

An Ayurvedic Face Wash for Summer

Loaded with cleansing and rejuvenating Ayurvedic herbs, this face wash is just the ticket for sultry summer days.

Aug 09, 2019

Ayurveda’s Answer to the Question of Napping

Feeling some afternoon fatigue? Here's Ayurveda's advice on if, when, and how to nap.

The Season of Pitta

Erin Casperson, Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, offers tips for balancing the qualities of pitta dosha, which rules the summer season.

Stay Cool the Ayurvedic Way

It’s hot! Changing your yoga routine; adding certain herbs, fruits and vegetables to our diet; and wearing particular colors can minimize overheating.