Ruah Veda Body & Room Spray
How to Use: Mist all over your body and home to soothe your mind, body and emotions throughout the fall and early winter vata season. Spray on your pillow and rub onto your feet at night for peaceful sleep. Ruah Veda Aromathérapie is one of the ways to calm seasonal imbalances that can arise. * The essential oils used for each Ruah Veda scent is meant to calm the dosha of that season by stimulating the oratory senses and helping you to parasympathetic nervous system to encourage you to relax. * All scents are based in soothing a blend of sesame oil, sweet almond oil, water, lavender, ylang ylang and jasmine. CAUTION: For external use only. Keep out of children’s reach.
WHAT ARE DOSHAS? According to Ayurveda, we are all born with a specific constitution, or DOSHA, that shows up in our body, mind and emotions. Phases of life, day to day experiences and the elements of each season influence our natural state of being and create imbalances in our lives.
THE AYURVEDIC DOSHAS
Vata – Fall/Winter, Wind, Air Space
The dry, crisp air and wind of fall and early winter, Vata, is balanced by warming scents as, frankincense, sweet flag, eucalyptus, cinnamon, cloves, geranium rose and jasmine.
*Body Type: Naturally small-boned, dry skin, prominent joints
*In Balance: Intuitive, luminous, adaptable, creative, quick thinker, clear speech
*Out of balance: Overthinking, anxiety, metal fog, mental, vocal chatter
*Remedy: Vata oil; warm and oily foods and fluids; slow-down; meditation; alignment yoga
Kapha – Winter/Spring, Water & Earth
The moist, cold weather of winter and early spring, Kapha, is balanced by warming and awakening scents as peppermint, rosemary, basil, eucalyptus, ginger.
*Body Type: Naturally larger-boned, curvy, moist skin
*In Balance: Patient, compassionate, loyal, devoted
*Out of balance: Depression, loneliness, lethargy, slow digestion
*Remedy: Warm fluids; spicy foods; minimize salt, heavy foods and dairy; walks; meditation; vinyasa yoga
Pitta – Spring/Summer, Fire & Water
The warm, steamy weather of late spring and summer, Pitta, is balanced by sweet cooling scents as eucalyptus, pine, sandalwood, peppermint and fennel.
Pitta Dosha – Fire, Water
*Body: Medium build, muscles come easily.
*In Balance: Passionate, sharp mind, strong willpower, quick on feet.
* Out of balance: Impatience, anger, loneliness.
*Remedy: Cooling foods and fluids; reduced spice, alcohol and caffeine; nature walks; reduced activity; meditation; slow flow yoga.
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