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Spring Detox - Try Turmeric

Spring Detox - Try Turmeric

Spring has arrived! As the outer environment changes reflecting the inner, the melting of the mountain snow mirrors the inner snow of Beken (one of the three humours; composed of water and earth elements) in our bodies making us feel heavy and phlegmatic. Our liver is waking from its Winter slumber making it a perfect time for a gentle liver detox. Turmeric, well known for its detoxifying effects, is a great way to do so! In this article you will learn its benefits and a delicious recipe.

Happy and Healthy Christmas

Happy and Healthy Christmas

If you feel overwhelmed and stressed in this beautiful but challenging pre-Christmas period, remember that emotions have a big impact on our health. And the most important emotion for health is joy and gratitude! Research shows that laughter activates NK cells - a type of lymphocytes that protects us from pathogens and tumor growth. Check out how to survive well Christmas and winter time from the perspective of Tibetan and Himalayan medicine.

Infertility and (In)Digestion

Infertility and (In)Digestion

A 28-year-old woman came into my office complaining she could not get pregnant for the past year and a half, despite no apparent pathology according to western medicine. She appeared frustrated, and with tears in her eyes cried, “why can’t I get a baby, if everything is okay? Why can’t anyone tell me the cause!? After a series of unsuccessful treatments such as insemination and IVF, she decided to look for an "alternative".

Recipies for Mental Calm and Good Sleep

Recipies for Mental Calm and Good Sleep

Here are the foods that help calm down you nervous system and, from the Eastern perspective - balance the Wind element. Enjoy!

Recipies for Strong Immunity

Recipies for Strong Immunity

Here are the recipies to strengthen the immune system, full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Yummy! All according to the Paleo way of eating, suitable for vegetarians and some also for vegans. 

Food for Windy Types and Mental Health

Food for Windy Types and Mental Health

From a Sowa Rigpa (Tibetan medicine) point of view, the state of our mental health is predominantly based on the balance of the Wind element or Wind/rLung humor. People with a Wind dominance are often very sensitive, creative, social, and deeply emotional. Due to an excess or abundance of the Wind element, their nervous system may be easily overstimulated. To avoid possible imbalances, Sowa Rigpa restores this balance through food, lifestyle, herbs, and external therapies. This article zooms in on the first remedy, the diet, prescribing healthy recipes for deep sleep and mental calmness.

Sowa Rigpa Summer Tips

Sowa Rigpa Summer Tips

With the arrival of holidays and hot summer days, I wish to share some tips of healthy living from traditional Tibetan medicine, Sowa Rigpa, an almost 4000 year-old natural medical system that closely follows nature’s rhythms and its cycles to maintain health and prevent diseases.

Tibetan Yoga and Breathing Exercises for Health and Longevity

Tibetan Yoga and Breathing Exercises for Health and Longevity

We all know movement and sport are important for health. In Tibetan medical tradition, different kinds of sports are advised for different constitutional types, but there is one type of exercise that is beneficial for all. It is called Nejang - Tibetan healing yoga. Let's have a look what's so special about it.

Food to Strengthen Immunity against (not only) Coronavirus

Food to Strengthen Immunity against (not only) Coronavirus

If you cook for your family, it's a great way how to affect the health of your dear ones. To resist or fight coronavirus you need to optimize your immune system. There are many things that can strengthen it...

In Touch with Yourself

In Touch with Yourself

Do you feel that something is wrong in your body, but you don’t know what? You check with the doctor, but find no particular pathology. We often get into the trap of putting all our trust into doctors, instead of trusting ourselves. What makes you think the doctor will know you better than you? Who but you knows how you feel, what stresses you most? What life situation you have been through? What food makes you feel better or worse?

Tibet Tour

Tibet Tour

In the summer I was visiting Tibet again, with a group of enthusiastic therapists from the Sorig Khang Interantional. In China (Tibet), traditional Tibetan medicine hospitals in Tibet function parallel to Western and traditional Chinese medicine hospitals. The patients choose where they want to be treated.

Genghis Khan's Therapy for Stress

Genghis Khan's Therapy for Stress

Stressed, exhausted and burned out? Insomnia, anxiety, depression, difficulties with concentration? Or just need support to relax and rest? Try the Genghis Khan's favourite therapy - Horme, or Mongolian moxibustion.

Typology in Traditional Tibetan Medicine

Typology in Traditional Tibetan Medicine

Are your a type of Fire, Wind or Phlegm? If you think there is one universal diet, treatment or healthy lifestyle that is suitable for everyone, you are in big mistake. We are all different, and what suits one, can be harmful for another. Traditional Tibetan medicine has classified different types of people according to the prevalence of Five elements. It is crucial to know and understand oneself, and Tibetan medicine is very helpful here.

Coffee

Coffee

Coffee, as many dietary items, can be both medicine and poison. You just need to know what kind, when, how much to use it to bring beneficial effects. There are also amazing coffee alternatives that I am going to talk about in this article.