The PIOR Living Journal covers topics related to Chyawanprash, Ghruta, Bamboo Salts and physical, emotional, and spiritual health.
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  • ayurveda and coffee

    Ayurveda and Coffee

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    Ayurveda teaches that everything is right for someone and nothing is right for everyone. Rather than being a one-size-fits-all system, Ayurveda provides the means for understanding the nature or constitution...

    Ayurveda and Coffee

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    Ayurveda teaches that everything is right for someone and nothing is right for everyone. Rather than being a one-size-fits-all system, Ayurveda provides the means for understanding the nature or constitution...

  • What Are The 6 Ayurvedic Tastes?

    What Are The 6 Ayurvedic Tastes?

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    In Ayurveda, taste is more than a matter of enjoyment and preference. Ayurveda has a unique understanding of balanced eating. Though getting enough whole grains, healthy fats, fruits, veggies, and...

    What Are The 6 Ayurvedic Tastes?

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    In Ayurveda, taste is more than a matter of enjoyment and preference. Ayurveda has a unique understanding of balanced eating. Though getting enough whole grains, healthy fats, fruits, veggies, and...

  • Abhyanga Oil Recipe

    Abhyanga Oil Recipe

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    In Ayurveda, there is a strong connection between the use of healthy fats and a sense of nourishment, and well-being. In fact, according to Ayurveda, our own fat tissue is...

    Abhyanga Oil Recipe

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    In Ayurveda, there is a strong connection between the use of healthy fats and a sense of nourishment, and well-being. In fact, according to Ayurveda, our own fat tissue is...

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  • Can You Use Salt for Health?

    Can You Use Salt for Health?

    Anisha Patel

    Salt is often seen as a no-no among modern medical professionals, but did you know that salt is actually good for you and can improve your health? However, to get...

    Can You Use Salt for Health?

    Anisha Patel

    Salt is often seen as a no-no among modern medical professionals, but did you know that salt is actually good for you and can improve your health? However, to get...

  • What is Sel De Bambou?

    What is Sel De Bambou?

    Anisha Patel

    Sel de bambou (also known as bamboo salt) is delicious and versatile, with various uses that range from seasoning food to warding off sickness. Below, we’ll dive into the origins,...

    What is Sel De Bambou?

    Anisha Patel

    Sel de bambou (also known as bamboo salt) is delicious and versatile, with various uses that range from seasoning food to warding off sickness. Below, we’ll dive into the origins,...

  • What is a Salt Water Cleanse?

    What is a Salt Water Cleanse?

    Anisha Patel

    If you're looking for a natural way to detoxify your body, a salt water cleanse might be the perfect option. In this guide, we'll explain what you should know about...

    What is a Salt Water Cleanse?

    Anisha Patel

    If you're looking for a natural way to detoxify your body, a salt water cleanse might be the perfect option. In this guide, we'll explain what you should know about...

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  • What is Chyawanprash?

    What is Chyawanprash?

    PIOR Living

    Chyawanprash is an ancient Ayurveda rasayana that has been used for millennia to rejuvenate health and promote longevity. As a nutritive polyherbal jam, it’s a versatile medicine that has been...

    What is Chyawanprash?

    PIOR Living

    Chyawanprash is an ancient Ayurveda rasayana that has been used for millennia to rejuvenate health and promote longevity. As a nutritive polyherbal jam, it’s a versatile medicine that has been...

  • What Are The Health Benefits of Chyawanprash?

    What Are The Health Benefits of Chyawanprash?

    PIOR Living

    Chyawanprash is an Ayurvedic herbal jam that has been used for millennia to restore health, increase overall vitality, and promote longevity in the human body. Authentically prepared Chyawanprash is made...

    What Are The Health Benefits of Chyawanprash?

    PIOR Living

    Chyawanprash is an Ayurvedic herbal jam that has been used for millennia to restore health, increase overall vitality, and promote longevity in the human body. Authentically prepared Chyawanprash is made...

  • How To Use Chyawanprash

    How To Use Chyawanprash

    PIOR Living

    Chyawanprash is one of the most important and versatile Ayurvedic medicines that you can find. Chyawanprash is a nutritive polyherbal jam named after the sage Chyawan who reportedly used it...

    How To Use Chyawanprash

    PIOR Living

    Chyawanprash is one of the most important and versatile Ayurvedic medicines that you can find. Chyawanprash is a nutritive polyherbal jam named after the sage Chyawan who reportedly used it...

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  • jar and spoon of pior living ghruta

    What is Ghruta Ghee?

    PIOR Living

    Ghruta ghee, which is also known as Ghrta and Ghrita, is cultured A2 ghee from free-range, grass-fed Indian Gir cows that's been handcrafted according to ancient traditions. This special type of...

    What is Ghruta Ghee?

    PIOR Living

    Ghruta ghee, which is also known as Ghrta and Ghrita, is cultured A2 ghee from free-range, grass-fed Indian Gir cows that's been handcrafted according to ancient traditions. This special type of...

  • Ghruta ghee

    What's the Difference Between Clarified Butter,...

    PIOR Living

    You may have heard the terms ghee and Ghruta being used interchangeably. While these substances are thought of as being the same, they often have some major differences in production...

    What's the Difference Between Clarified Butter,...

    PIOR Living

    You may have heard the terms ghee and Ghruta being used interchangeably. While these substances are thought of as being the same, they often have some major differences in production...

  • What Are The Health Benefits of Ghruta?

    What Are The Health Benefits of Ghruta?

    PIOR Living

    Ayurvedic ghee (also known as Ghruta) is one of the most important substances in Ayurveda. Rich in digestible, fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K, antioxidants, essential fatty acids, including...

    What Are The Health Benefits of Ghruta?

    PIOR Living

    Ayurvedic ghee (also known as Ghruta) is one of the most important substances in Ayurveda. Rich in digestible, fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K, antioxidants, essential fatty acids, including...

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  • Medicinal Herbal Tea

    Medicinal Herbal Tea

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    When it comes to options for medicinal herbal tea, the sky and the earth are truly the limits. Depending upon your needs, goals, proclivities, and Ayurvedic constitution, there are a...

    Medicinal Herbal Tea

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    When it comes to options for medicinal herbal tea, the sky and the earth are truly the limits. Depending upon your needs, goals, proclivities, and Ayurvedic constitution, there are a...

  • Ashwagandha as a Rasayana

    Ashwagandha as a Rasayana

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    You would be hard-pressed to meet someone who doesn’t want more vitality. Even for the young, healthy, and energetic, cultivating and maintaining a sense of vigor, resilience, and joie de...

    Ashwagandha as a Rasayana

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    You would be hard-pressed to meet someone who doesn’t want more vitality. Even for the young, healthy, and energetic, cultivating and maintaining a sense of vigor, resilience, and joie de...

  • Supplements For A Quiet Mind: Meditation Supplements

    Supplements For A Quiet Mind: Meditation Supple...

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    If you practice meditation or yoga, you may wonder if there are ways you can enhance your meditation experience. Are there meditation supplements that can support a calm, steady mind?...

    Supplements For A Quiet Mind: Meditation Supple...

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    If you practice meditation or yoga, you may wonder if there are ways you can enhance your meditation experience. Are there meditation supplements that can support a calm, steady mind?...

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  • Kapha Recipes

    Kapha Recipes

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    Whether you have a Kapha constitution or you are looking for recipes to address a Kapha imbalance, you may be interested in understanding the foods that will bring about balance...

    Kapha Recipes

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    Whether you have a Kapha constitution or you are looking for recipes to address a Kapha imbalance, you may be interested in understanding the foods that will bring about balance...

  • bowl of grains

    Kapha Diet

    PIOR Living

    Are you a Kapha dosha type? If yes, it's important that you keep the Kapha dosha balanced by eating the right foods. A Kapha diet can help you feel your...

    Kapha Diet

    PIOR Living

    Are you a Kapha dosha type? If yes, it's important that you keep the Kapha dosha balanced by eating the right foods. A Kapha diet can help you feel your...

  • woman with kapha dosha meditating in field

    Kapha Dosha

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    Kapha dosha is made of earth and water, with water being the predominant element in this dosha. Vata dosha is responsible for the movements of the body and mind; Pitta...

    Kapha Dosha

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    Kapha dosha is made of earth and water, with water being the predominant element in this dosha. Vata dosha is responsible for the movements of the body and mind; Pitta...

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  • Pitta Recipes

    Pitta Recipes

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    Ayurveda teaches that tuning into the seasons, climate, one’s constitution, and current state is the best guide for healthy eating. If you have a Pitta constitution or Pitta imbalance, or...

    Pitta Recipes

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    Ayurveda teaches that tuning into the seasons, climate, one’s constitution, and current state is the best guide for healthy eating. If you have a Pitta constitution or Pitta imbalance, or...

  • man holding coconut halves a pitta food

    Pitta Food

    PIOR Living

    If you’re a Pitta dosha type, you might be wondering what foods you should eat to keep your energies balanced. Use the guidelines below to learn the specific Pitta food...

    Pitta Food

    PIOR Living

    If you’re a Pitta dosha type, you might be wondering what foods you should eat to keep your energies balanced. Use the guidelines below to learn the specific Pitta food...

  • pitta skincare

    Pitta Skincare

    PIOR Living

    Balancing the doshas on the level of the skin is a wonderful way to support your health. After all, the skin is your body’s largest organ! In particular, skincare is...

    Pitta Skincare

    PIOR Living

    Balancing the doshas on the level of the skin is a wonderful way to support your health. After all, the skin is your body’s largest organ! In particular, skincare is...

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  • Vata Spices

    Vata Spices

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    Beyond providing color and flavor, spices are profoundly beneficial to your health. Spices offer a range of health benefits, including boosting and balancing digestion, assisting circulation, reducing inflammation, and providing...

    Vata Spices

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    Beyond providing color and flavor, spices are profoundly beneficial to your health. Spices offer a range of health benefits, including boosting and balancing digestion, assisting circulation, reducing inflammation, and providing...

  • Vata Oil

    Vata Oil

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    When you really start digging into the subject of Ayurveda, it can quickly start to seem complex. However, one of my favorite Ayurveda teachers used to say, “Ayurveda is common...

    Vata Oil

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    When you really start digging into the subject of Ayurveda, it can quickly start to seem complex. However, one of my favorite Ayurveda teachers used to say, “Ayurveda is common...

  • ghee for vata dosha

    The Incredible Benefits of Ghee for the Vata Dosha

    Alexa Bull

    Ghee (or Ghruta) is an important part of a Vata-Balancing diet and Ayurvedic lifestyle. Ghee has amazing benefits for the Vata Dosha including lubrication of tissues and calming effects for...

    The Incredible Benefits of Ghee for the Vata Dosha

    Alexa Bull

    Ghee (or Ghruta) is an important part of a Vata-Balancing diet and Ayurvedic lifestyle. Ghee has amazing benefits for the Vata Dosha including lubrication of tissues and calming effects for...

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  • The Art Of Sacrifice

    The Art Of Sacrifice

    Selina Van Orden

    The Many Forms of Sacrifice I find the idea of sacrifice fascinating, it is something I have spent hours discussing with my teacher. Sacrifice comes in many forms. There is...

    The Art Of Sacrifice

    Selina Van Orden

    The Many Forms of Sacrifice I find the idea of sacrifice fascinating, it is something I have spent hours discussing with my teacher. Sacrifice comes in many forms. There is...

  • Today's Lunar Eclipse to End the Eclipse Season of 2022

    Today's Lunar Eclipse to End the Eclipse Season...

    Selina Van Orden

    Today (Tuesday 8th November) there is total lunar eclipse taking place. This is when the moon travels through the earth’s shadow, meaning the sun’s light cannot reach it making it...

    Today's Lunar Eclipse to End the Eclipse Season...

    Selina Van Orden

    Today (Tuesday 8th November) there is total lunar eclipse taking place. This is when the moon travels through the earth’s shadow, meaning the sun’s light cannot reach it making it...

  • Gifts for Yoga Teachers

    Gifts for Yoga Teachers

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    Perhaps you teach yoga or you have a loved one who is a yoga teacher. Or, you want to thank your yoga teacher with a thoughtful gift of appreciation. Yoga...

    Gifts for Yoga Teachers

    Greta Kent-Stoll

    Perhaps you teach yoga or you have a loved one who is a yoga teacher. Or, you want to thank your yoga teacher with a thoughtful gift of appreciation. Yoga...

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