With the Air Element (Vata) being high at this time, you are likely experiencing or suffering from any of the following:

  • Lack of sleep, inability to sleep or a disruptive sleep cycle
  • Excessive talking
  • Improper nutrition, eating large quantities of food at night or skipping meals
  • Irregular digestion, Constipation
  • Problems with joints, body pains
  • Dryness, scaling
  • Frequently working under pressure
  • Emotional imbalances due to stress, anxiety or worries

According to Ayurveda, the human body is made up of the Pancha Mahabhutas or the Five Great elements – Air, Water, Earth, Fire and Space. Doshas are the three combinations of these elements. Vata (Air and Space), Pitta (Fire) and Kapha (Earth and Water) are the three bio-elements in the body. Each individual has a particular constitution and a balance of these three in the body. Any imbalance in them over a prolonged period of time is the root cause of lower immunity and potentially even more serious ailments or issues in our health, emotions and mind.

How to Balance Vata

So you have Vata Imbalance, now what? The excess Air element in the body can be alleviated by taking Herbal Supplements, making Dietary and Lifestyle Adjustments.

Recommended herbal supplements

Composed of the space and air elements, the vata dosha is responsible for all movement in the body. When vata is out of balance, you might start to feel spaced out and ungrounded, anxious and have difficulty sleepy, or have issues with digestion. Herbs with grounding, warming and calming properties will help balance this. We recommend taking the Vata Balancing Herbal Supplements daily for the next 30 Days (1 tablet of each herb morning and evening after meals).

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This herbal formulation has been designed and recommended by top Ayurveda practitioners. The kit contains one month supply of:

Brahmi – Improves mental functions such as cognition, concentration, and retention of new information.*
Ashwagandha – Known as the vitality herb and used to both energize the body and calm the nervous system.
Harithaki – Supports a healthy gastrointestinal system.*

RECOMMENDed food to balance vata

  • Foods that are cooked, warm and soft will be good for you.

  • Prefer salty, sweet and sour tastes like fruit, yogurt and kimchi.
  • Take in healthy oils and a lot of moisture through foods and beverages. Some ideal vata-balancing foods include olives, dairy products, avocado, nuts, seeds and wheat.

  • Avoid bitter, pungent and astringent ones like radishes, kale and legumes.

  • Avoid foods that are cold, frozen, dried. Large beans or other gas producing foods should also be avoided.

Read more about Vata Balancing Diet.

RECOMMENDed lifestyle to balance vata

There are many ways to balance your vata dosha. Below we have provided several simple steps you can take to begin realigning your vata so that your body may function at its maximum potential.

 

  • Don’t skip meals
  • Go to bed early
  • Stick to a regular daily routine with regular times for eating, sleeping, working
  • Engage in non-demanding physical activities such as yoga, tai-chi, walks or short hikes
  • Be sure to stay warm, especially in cold weather
  • Surround yourself with warm colors, soothing music and sweet aromas
  • Give yourself a daily self-massage with sesame or other essential oils
  • Avoid stimulants such as caffeine and alcohol
  • Recommended Yoga Postures – Hero Pose (Virasana), Cat Pose (Marjarasan), Lotus Pose (Padmasana). Recommended Breathing Techniques (Pranayama) – Alternate Nostrils Breathing (Nadi Shodhan Pranayama). Daily Meditation and Yoga Nidra is highly recommended.

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Imbalance in the doshas can decrease our immunity. Having a strong immune system is important as it serves as the first line of defense against illness. You can incorporate one or a few of these immunity boosting products as part of your daily routine.

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