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Green Queen Predicts: 2017 Health & Wellness Trends

5 Mins Read It’s that time of the year again, when experts all over share their predictions for the biggest trends in every industry. Green Queen spends a fair share of her time staying up to date on everything health & wellness, reading just about everything on the subjects. Holistic Health Heats Up It used to be that […]

Dinacharya Dos: 6 Daily Ayurvedic Self-Care Habits For Optimal Wellbeing

4 Mins Read If there’s one resolution we all need to make, it’s to take better care of ourselves. Preventative healthcare, whereby you work on living a healthier life before you get sick is the way of the future. Ayurveda, short for Ayurvedic medicine, is a three thousand year-old healing system packed with wellbeing wisdom, including many daily […]

Green Queen Health: 10 Things You Need To Know About Oil Pulling

2 Mins Read Oil pulling involves swishing/holding vegetable oil in your mouth when you first wake up (though some adherents doing before every meal of the day) and then spitting it out. It is an ancient Ayurvedic dental practice that was first mentioned in Indian texts in 800 B.C. Its primary goal is to rid the mouth, and […]

Green Queen Ayurveda Series Part 3: Know Your Dosha, Know Yourself

6 Mins Read What is a Dosha?  The Ayurvedic concept of prakruti, which translates literally from Sanskrit as “nature, ” refers to our natural mind-body constitution – the unique characteristics that each of us is born with, perceptible through emotions, behavior, body type, metabolism, and health tendencies.  The overall nature of a persons constitution is largely determined by […]

Green Queen Ayurveda Series Part 2: Top 5 Ayurvedic Longevity Tips

3 Mins Read 1. Know thy dosha  You don’t have to become an expert but understanding your dosha – (your Ayurvedic mind-body constitution) is akin to understanding your own mind-body blueprint. If nothing else, it will equip you with better information about yourself for your next conversation with your doctor or healthcare provider. Find out  what your dominant dosha in […]