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What is Your Tongue Telling You?

You might not know this but your tongue has the amazing ability to tell you—ok maybe more like show—what’s going on in your body, in particular your organs.  Ayurveda suggests that the tongue surface reflects the entire map of your body.   The mouth and tongue are at the start of the very long (30’ or so) digestive […]

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Oil Pulling Concentrate Ingredient Focus — Indian Madder / Manjistha / Rubia Cordifolia

The mouth is the gateway to, and start of, the digestive system that extends for about 30 feet in adults. Dr. Geeta Maker-Clark reminds us that removing irritants from the digestive tract and replacing them with agents for digestive support helps promote a healthy “gut immune barrier”.1https://drgeetamakerclark.com/healthy-living/healthy-digestion (Our intestinal immune system resides in these 30 […]

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Ayurveda & Balance: Morning Routine

A few years ago we shared information about the Ayurvedic morning routine. With so many of us leading such busy lives–and feeling that time is being compressed–we thought it would be good to  revisit the age-old wisdom of living a balanced lifestyle. To this end, practicing consistency is a key to success. As Ayurvedic physician […]

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Exercise and Oral Health: YES—There is a Connection

For many of us the New Year is a time to make resolutions and pledge to exercise and live a healthier lifestyle.  We join a gym, sign up for a spin class, check out the latest Yoga trends, purchase some new athletic wear, or just make a commitment to amping up our daily physical activity….Why? […]

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SPEAKING OF TONGUES…

The tongue is one of the most unique organs in the body.  Although actually a muscle, it holds a special place among sensory organs. It’s the organ of taste, is very sensitive to touch, and promotes speech. The tongue, by governing what comes out of the mouth (speech) and what goes in (food), can be considered […]

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Oil Pulling 101—The Basics

What’s 5,000 years old and actually GOOD for your teeth?  The ancient Ayurvedic art of Oil Pulling, of course! If you’re scratching your head because you’re not actually sure what oil pulling is, don’t sweat it.  Just sit back and click on the video below: DrTung’s Oil Pulling Concentrate Congratulations!  You are now an oil […]

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Beverages and Oral Health Series: How to Drink Water, Ayurvedic Style

We often think about the foods we eat and how they affect our health, but beverages are also a huge contributor to our overall wellness. This blog series “Beverages and Oral Health” will focus on how the many beverages we drink impact our holistic and oral health.  So let’s start with the most basic of […]

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Sahara Rose: Using the Right Oil for Oil Pulling

Although oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic tradition, it is one that just as relevant and important in an everyday lifestyle. Sahara Rose, Certified Ayurvedic, Holistic, and Sports Nutritionist, as well as author of the upcoming book, Idiot’s Guide to Ayurveda, shares in this blog post that DrTung’s Oil Pulling Concentrate is her preferred oil for oil pulling. […]

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Oil Pulling Concentrate Ingredient Feature: Turmeric

DrTung’s Oil Pulling Concentrate is made from organic sesame oil packed with the power of 24 carefully chosen Ayurvedic plants and botanicals, based on a traditional recipe. One of these ingredients is turmeric, a spice that has been recognized in Ayurveda for thousands of years for its supreme qualities that promote strong oral health. Turmeric is […]

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