How Ayurveda Can Transform Your Morning Routine Forever 

Written By  Aquib Nawab, BBA

Medically Reviewed By  Dr. Sandeep Madaan, MD (Ayurveda)


Embark on a journey of holistic well-being as we delve into ancient wisdom and practical rituals that will elevate your daily routine. 

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1. Rise Early 

Ayurvedic recommendation to rise early, ideally before 6:00 a.m., during Kapha time. It improves energy, productivity, and alignment with nature's rhythms. 

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2. Wipe the Slate Clean 

Eliminate waste: Urinate and have a daily morning bowel movement. Avoid toxins buildup and boost immunity for a healthier you! 

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3. Oil Pulling and Tongue Scraping 

Oil pulling and tongue scraping for oral health: Swish oil for 60s to remove bacteria and scrape tongue to rid of toxins, boosting digestion and immunity. 

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4. Give Yourself an Abhyanga 

Abhyanga, self-massage with warm oil, for skin, muscle, and nervous system health. Emphasis on using warm, Vata-pacifying oils for the massage. 

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5. Yoga Asanas and Pranayama  

Engage in gentle Yoga Asanas for improved blood flow and relaxation. These practices enhance digestion, nervous system, and overall wellness. Try Pranayama, an alternate-nostril technique to harmonise brain hemispheres. 

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6. Meditation for Mind Preparation 

Start your day with meditation to equip your mind for challenges. Transcendental Meditation aids stress management, regulating cortisol and boosting serotonin. 

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7. Breakfast Ayurveda-style 

Prioritise warm, cooked meals at regular times. Begin with stewed apple and a warm cereal breakfast to invigorate appetite, encourage digestion, and enhance vitality. 

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8. Plan Ahead for Success 

Gradual adoption of the Ayurvedic morning routine. Tailoring the routine to individual schedules and bedtime considerations. 

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