Tag Archives: ayurveda

Beat Dry Skin and Slow the Aging Effect.

Resolve dry irritated skin, starting with this winter. Do you struggle with seasonal skin issues? Or year round? Hydration isn’t just important for your cells and brain.  Your skin is also an organ, your largest one and needs to be nourished, especially during the dry, cold season like this one. I personally noticed the difference […]

Make Your Own Immune Tea or Soup with Less Than 5 Ingredients!

The Ginger Immune Tea I always keep ginger in my home. It’s my go-to root herb for general health. Ginger is a heating herb. It has a sweet, pungent taste and is an expectorant and diuretic. In Ayurvedic Medicine it will balance vata and kapha so if you are experiencing congestive colds, sinus issues, headaches, […]

Read the Nails with Ayurveda!… My Natural DIY Protocol After That Toxic Manicure!

Do You Know the Signs? Before you book your next mani-pedi or apply your own polish, take a good look at your nails, all twenty of them. Fingernails and toenails can give us strong indications that something could be wrong internally. So, if you are constantly covering them up with gloss, gels, acrylics etc, you […]

Beef Lovers’ Recipe for the Brain and Message from Dr. Melanie

My heartfelt support and prayers go out to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, those also affected by all the other recent natural disasters, all first responders, emergency crews and volunteers for your safety and recovery. I have chosen to support worldwide disaster relief charity, “All Hands Volunteers”.  They help families rebuild homes, schools, day […]

Stressed? Wired? Try this Ancient Breathing Technique for Better Health.

Ok. Unless you live off the grid or you chose to crawl into your cave recently, the holiday season IS here.  And this comes with more demands, festive obligations, end of year deadlines ….  need I say more?  Even the fun part of it comes with stress: finding that perfect dress for the office party, finding […]

A Restless Mind Learns How to Meditate.

I thought I was meditating every time I planted myself by my backyard fountain to force a quiet moment in my head. I was actually just thinking…. of everything.  I would seriously tell myself ‘I’m meditating” and then I would go through my to do list in my head. A few times I was tempted […]

Welcome to the Naked Truth!

Welcome to my Naked Truth blog! So, why call this website and blog the Naked Truth by Dr. Melanie? For the longest time, I struggled to find just the right title that exemplifies what I am about and the message I want to relay to my readers. My passion is rooted in helping people regain […]