Ayurvedic Tips for Autumn Balance
In Ayurveda, autumn is considered a "Vata" time of year, where we need to keep warm, grounded, get plenty of nourishment and stay hydrated.
*Take regular hot baths with aromatherapy bath salts that soothe your muscles and joints
*Keep your joints supple and your body grounded with gentle exercises like swimming, walking or yoga
*If your skin is extra dry, use extra-nourishing facial oils or creams
*Stay hydrated with warming, hot drinks like ginger or turmeric tea
*Adapt your diet to include plenty of warm foods like soups and stews with root vegetables. Also, remember to keep on eating your fruits for your Vitamin C protection against seasonal infections.
*Take supplements such as Vitamin D, Echinacea
*Consider getting a SAD lamp if you suffer from seasonal depression and/or low energy
If you would like any more information about any natural products that can help you during the colder months, then please drop me a line or give me a bell.
For those of you in need of a little autumnal pampering, I have a Hot Stone Massage and Facial Combo offer on until the end of October. Now that the weather has turned a little more chilly, this is the perfect treatment for any aches or pains or skin concerns that are aggravated by the cold, damp weather.
until next time take care and stay safe
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