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Vata Dosha Skin: Type, Triggers and Cure

If this quiz on the Ayurvedic skin type concluded that you have a Vata skin type, then reading this article can really help you in getting to know your skin better. So what's the Vata dosha skin type like? The main element of Vata dosha is air, and air can be dry or drying. That is the reason why Vata dosha type of skin is primarily dry and dehydrated. The skin is not very thick, in fact in some people the skin might be so thin that it wrinkles from an early age. The skin ...

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Explaining Sharath Ritu as per Ayurveda

The Autumn season or the Sharath Ritu is a welcome relief after the sweaty and sultry Summer heat and the damp Monsoon. This is when the lashing rains end and the chilly winter is yet to set in. The skies during this time are clear blue with clouds floating lazily and the days are sunny, yet cool. The nights during this time are cool and breezy. Sharath Ritu falls during the Visarga Kaal, in the month of Aashvin and Kartika (mid-September to mid-November). The Sun shines bright after the gloomy...

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Explaining Varsha Ritu as per Ayurveda

Rain or Monsoon triggers different feelings in different people. Some think of the freshness in the air, the cool winds, the wet damp smell of the earth and a weather that is perfect for a hot cup of tea with dollops of romance! But for others, it is a weather that brings in dark clouds, depression, floods and diseases. Let's understand how Ayurveda perceives Monsoon or the Varsha Ritu. According to Ayurveda, Varsha Ritu falls in the Visarga Kaal (Southern Solstice) in the month of Shravan and ...

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