At over 5000 years old, Ayurveda is perhaps one of the oldest holistic healing systems in the world. It places great emphasis on the promotion of health by achieving balance in body, mind and spirit. In Sanskrit, the word Ayurveda translates to mean “the science of life,” which is telling, as it places tremendous importance on the wellbeing of expecting mothers by promoting physiological as well as emotional care. Read on for are our top 6 Ayurvedic tips for self-care during pregnancy:
Renowned in Ayurvedic texts, Ashwagandha is an Adaptogenic herb, which means that it helps the body resist stress, while rejuvenating and sustaining vital energy. Read on for information on how this magnificent herb helps your skin during pregnancy, postpartum and for promoting wellbeing in your baby or child.