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28th maj 2014

Find out more about who you are - take our dosha quiz

We all want to lead healthier, happier lives. One way of doing this is finding out a little more about who you are so you can start doing the right things for you and your body. Read the article that introduces the doshas and then take the Dosha Quiz to find out for yourself.

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28th maj 2014

Understanding the dosha

According to Ayurveda, doshas are the energy patterns that flow around our bodies, governing our thinking and behaviour. There are three primary doshas – vata, pitta and kapha – and we are all born with all three of them. But it’s the dominance of one or two of these doshas that defines who we are. To enjoy a balanced mind, body and spirit, so the thinking goes, our unique dosha constitution needs to be in a state of equilibrium. When it isn’t, we fall ill.

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28th maj 2014

Here's to a beautiful FairWild world

Plants are the source of all life providing food, clothes and shelter for the whole world but with so many herbal species growing in threatened ecosystems we need to find a way for them to be protected for future generations to use. FairWild is one of the ways we’re helping to ensure they are.

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28th maj 2014

Conserving the herbs we love

Without plants, life on this planet would not be possible. Yet, many valuable plants are under threat due to loss of habitat and the growing demand for natural products. We’ve always believed passionately in conserving plant species and habitats; it’s the reason we partnered up with respected organisations such as FairWild and the Soil Association, and it’s the reason we’re supporting a number of plant conservation projects across the world.

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28th maj 2014

Perfect health starts with your constitution

Ayurvedic philosophy teaches us that everything in life has a constitution; be it a person, an animal, a food, or even a place. Understanding your own personal Ayurvedic constitution – or prakriti (which literally means ‘nature’) – is the first step in learning how to embrace your potential to achieve your optimum health.

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