Are skin conditions due to the bacteria on your skin? In this interview with Dr. Vivek Shanbhag, we explore how strong immune function help maintain healthy skin. Dr. Shanbhag is an MD in ayurveda, licensed naturopathic doctor, ayurvedic medical expert, professor and best selling author for over 30 years. In case you missed it, check out our earlier blog on immunity with ayurveda.
Ayurveda looks at skin as part of your overall system. Caring for your skin means caring for your body, mind and senses. Caring for your skin means maintaining an optimal digestive process; proper lifestyle, diet and dietary supplements. Watch this 7-minute video to find out what you can do to support your digestive health, immune function and skin health.
Does this mean you should throw out all your skincare products? No. What this means is that you should address your skin from the inside out, not just outside in. For example, you now know that the quality and quantity of your sleep have an effect on your skin. Our MY24/7 Bedtime and Bedtime, too teas are formulated to help you relax and sleep better. You also know that your appetite, digestion, absorption and elimination influence your skin health and radiance. Our digestive teas are crafted to help move things along in your body.
To learn more about your skin, check out these skin-loving resources:
- 3 things about your skin that will leave you speechless
- Somatic expressions: how your skin expresses your mind and soul
- How is your mind connected to the rash on your neck?
Then, head over to the Natural Medicine & Ayurveda website to learn about dr. Shanbhag’s pancha karma detox to enhance immunity.
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