Fall is the season of change, it's the Vata season.
Ayurveda wisely teaches that the excesses of Doshas that are accumulated in the previous season must be cleared out to make the body able to maintain a healthy balance. As per Ayurveda, Autumn is the most important season for purification, detox and rejuvenation.
Pitta , which is accumulated during summer, causes various allergic and inflammatory issues in Autumn. If the excess heat from the summer is not properly expelled before entering Vata season, the dry, hot energy will start moving upwards in the body, making us more susceptible to digestive and respiratory imbalances . Joint pains, skin issues, chronic fatigue and mood swings can also happen.
Regular use of curcuma, cumin, coriander, and ginger in our meals can help promote digestive and respiratory health .
Self-oil-application is helpful in calming the effects of Vata.
Abhyanga therapy (Ayurvedic oil massage) pacifies Vata as it maintains mental calmness. Oil application also helps to balance Vata's qualities of dryness, coldness and provides more groundedness.
Virechana therapy (cleansing) promotes a clean and toxin-free digestive tract that keeps you healthy, energetic and prevents possible inflammatory and allergic issues .