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Ayurvedic Tips for Summer

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Looking to keep cool and comfortable?

Here are some quick tips from The Ayurveda Institute  for summer well-being.


  • Eat a pitta-pacifying diet

  • Go to bed by 11pm and get up early

  • Do regular yoga, meditation, and pranayama

  • Keep cool by applying sandalwood or khus oil to the body

  • Wear a hat when outdoors and use sunglasses if there’s lots of glare

  • Do daily oil massage with sunflower or coconut oil

  • Drink cooling herbal teas, such as coriander, cumin and fennel

  • Eat primarily sweet, astringent and bitter foods

  • Eat cooling, easily digested meals such as kitchari and salads

  • Apply coconut oil to feet and scalp at bedtime


From the Ayurvedic Institute Newsletter, June 2003

For more information go to www.ayurveda.com


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