Health


Keep Your Cool With Yoga

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If the weather forecast is correct, we’re in for a few hot months yet. Here’s a few tips for you to stay cool and comfortable when the weather is anything but.

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What I'm Doing Differently To Finally Keep My New Year's Resolutions

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Each year always starts the same for me. I would make a couple of new years resolutions, having good intentions, but find myself already giving up only after a couple weeks. I was always left feeling frustrated, guilty and like a failure. Not a great way to start the year.
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The Twelve Benefits Of Drinking Water From A Copper Bottle

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‘Drink water from a copper vessel to reap its numerous health benefits.’ If you grew up in India, chances are you got this piece of advice from a grandparent, yogi, doctor or Ayurvedic practitioner. Copper is an essential trace mineral that is vital to human health. Our bodies cannot synthesize copper. We need to get it from dietary sources.

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Why Copper is the Best Material for a Tongue Scraper

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Ayurvedic literature recommends tongue scrapers being made from copper, silver, gold, tin or brass. But why do people still use copper tongue scrapers instead of more modern alloys such as stainless steel? And why does copper reign supreme among all the other metals? Find out about copper's ancient uses from its use in Greece to treat skin infections to its use in Egypt to disinfect wounds and accelerate healing.
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How To Use Your Copper Neti Pot

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The Copper Neti Pot naturally cleanses, refreshes and protects the nasal passages - one of our body’s first lines of defence against illness. Recommended today by doctors and pharmacists worldwide, the Neti Pot has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine to alleviate sinus and allergy problems. In this article we provide instructions on how to use your Copper Neti Pot as prescribed by Ayurveda and Yoga.
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