Seed Cycling Explained

Seed cycling is using certain seeds at certain times of your cycle to promote the hormones at play during that stage of your body’s production. Doing this can help balance hormones and so ease PMS and menopausal symptoms, PCOS and endometriosis.

Those who are into seed cycling also tell that is helps with water retention, cellulite and hair quality. No, I’m not making this up! They’re not magic beans! It’s just good, old fashioned food as medicine.

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3 Ayurvedic Tips for Healthy Digestion

Keeping the digestion happy isn’t rocket science. In fact it’s so simple I think we’re confused it as unimportant. But if the digestion isn’t happy, nothing else in the body will be happy. So here’s three super-simple steps to gently guide your system back to balance.

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What is a Dosha?

Ayurveda is an ancient system of wellness. It literally translates to the Science of Life. This system is different to the western model, which is focused on treating symptoms. Instead, ayurveda looks to balance the underlying issue before it becomes a disease. This is done by working with the individual’s dosha.

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Demystify: Kapha Dosha

Kapha’s love comfort, routine and moving through the world with ease. They are the ones to pull the other doshas back to earth, grounding them again. Kapha will offer support and give their time easily. They are the ones to bring you back to yourself in times of stress or anxiety.

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Demystify: Pitta Dosha

A pitta in balance is usually of strong build, have excellent digestion and they tend to run warm. These are not the people with extra scarves and blankets ‘just in case’ – in fact, they’ll wear layers in case there is central heating on! They are powerful action takers with an energy to carry projects through to the end. Their penetrating tendencies mean they are intuitive and insightful – this is a no fakery zone!

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Demytify: Vata Dosha

When vata is in balance creativity flows and they are social butterflies, flitting here to there lightly and easily. Vatas are the idea people. They love to explore and dream. They’re the ones you go to to relight your inspiration.

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