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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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Toxic Flossing—Know Your Risk

Most dental professionals recommend flossing after meals, or at least once a day, to protect against plaque and periodontal disease.  But a recent article in USA Today lays out some stunning information from a new study that found higher levels of the PFAS (perfluorohexanesulfonic acid) in women who flossed with Oral-B Glide compared to those […]

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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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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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Ayurveda & Balance: Morning Routine

To live a balanced lifestyle, practicing consistency is a key to success. As Ayurvedic physician Vasant Lad suggests, “Routine helps to establish balance in one’s constitution. It also regularizes a person’s biological clock, aids digestion, absorption and assimilation, and generates self-esteem, discipline, peace, happiness, and longevity.” For this reason, routine is important for overall health. […]

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Fall Equinox: Simple Ayurvedic Fall Detox

And just like that, summer has come to an end. Today marks the Fall Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, a day where the amount of light equals the amount of darkness (i.e. 12 hours each). An “equinox” is a “geometrical alignment between the sun and the Earth in which the Sun appears positioned right above […]

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What is Ayurveda? A Brief Overview

For 5,000 years Ayurveda has prevailed as a timeless system of natural healing that originated in the Vedic culture of India. Although its history spans this far back, it has withstood the test of time, through many cultures, and is recently experiencing a resurgence in popularity, even in the Western world. According to Ayurvedic Healing, […]

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Which to Use? Oils Used in Oil Pulling

Oil pulling is the practice of swishing oil in the mouth for a period of time to improve the health of teeth and gums. Oil pulling is making headlines and is becoming widely popular. It’s interesting to note that it is in fact an Ayurvedic tradition from India that’s been round for thousands of years. […]

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How to Oil Pull – A Visual Demonstration

Many of you may be wondering just how to oil pull to begin with. While the practice of oil pulling has been used for thousands of years per Ayurvedic tradition, it has recently been taken the Western health and wellness community by storm. Here are instructions on how to oil pull, using our DrTung’s Oil […]

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