Ayurvedic Self-Care Regime Spring 2016


Spring Self-CareAccording to Ayurveda, spring and fall are the most important seasons one should concentrate on their self care regime. It is the perfect time to practice Ayurvedic self care regime in a daily manner. Spring can sometimes change the metabolism of your whole body. Hence, it is important to practice yoga and follow Ayurvedic tips during the entire spring time. Here are some of the tips on the Ayurvedic self care regime that keeps your body, hair and skin fit and beautiful. The below routines are designed in such a way that it is purely safe and can be followed by any gender and age of people.

Ayurvedic Massage

Detoxification is the most important factor that has to be concentrated in this season. What more can bring a smile and comfort than massaging in spring? So, go for Ayurvedic massages and spas that help in detoxifying the body. The most common massage therapy that people follow during the spring season is Panchakarma. It helps in cleansing the impurities present in your body and reduce the intoxication level.
Abhyanga is another famous massaging technique commonly employed in Ayurvedic practice. It is highly beneficial for your body and provides warmth and gives you a comfort feel. This warm oil is also extensively used in pacifying the vata which is one of the doshas in Ayurveda.

Ayurvedic Facials
Ayurvedic spa treatment is one of the most important self care regimes that can be followed during the times of spring. Below are some of the Ayurvedic facials that you can try out in your home. You will be surprised to see the result. It is mainly beneficial to bring in a glowing and healthy skin.

  • Herbal Packs – Mix considerable amount of besan (Gram Flour) and a pinch of turmeric with warm water and a bit of lemon to make it as a paste. You can also add natural rosewater to this paste as it is a cleansing agent. Apply this pack throughout your face after cleansing with raw milk. Keep this for at least 15 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water. This is an effective pack that helps in removing the dead cells present in your face.
  • Raktchandan Pack – Red sandalwood is commonly called as Raktchandan in Ayurvedic terms. Mix one tablespoon of red sandalwood powder with milk or rose water. You can also add turmeric to this paste. On a continuous application of this pack to your face, you will see a considerable difference. This paste helps in giving you a glowing skin and cures any kind of skin allergies.
  • Aloe Vera – Did you know that Aloe Vera gel makes your skin radiant? Aloe Vera acts as an excellent nourishing agent which helps in cleansing your face. It is very much suitable to apply during spring season. It also suits any kind of face varying from dry to oily skin.

Ayurvedic Tea

Self care regime for internal body equally important. As you would do follow an external body regime, you need to concentrate on internal care too. Are you too much addicted towards tea? Then, Ayurvedic tea is one of the best alternatives to your normal tea. Add the following ingredients – ½ tsp cinnamon powder, ½ inch fresh ginger pieces, 2 tsp. jaggery and 1 tsp. coriander powder in water. Boil the water for 10 minutes. Stir and filter the water alone. Sit back and enjoy this home-made Ayurvedic tea. It purifies your body and gives freshness throughout the day.

Thus, the combination of above self care regimes for both internal and external use serves its purpose well during spring. Welcome this spring 2016 with these self care routines that helps you lead a healthy and happy life.

Written by Momita Ray


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