Mid-Winter break 2019

Wishing you & yours a very peaceful & restorative mid Winter break In case you need to stock up on natural remedies to get you through the festive season (digestion/sleep/stress/ immunity/etc…) we are adding an extra dispensary date before Christmas ūüėĆOur Dispensary will be open on Thursday 19th & Monday 23rd December from 10-1pm. Email or call if you would like to pre-order any herbs, remedies, organic spices or vouchers.... Read More

Grapefruit

Grapefruits decrease¬†Vata, mildly increase Pitta¬†and¬†liquefy Kapha. They are alkalising,¬†stimulant, expectorant, astringent and mucolytic. They help to digest sugars, fats (hypolipidaemic) and stimulate the liver & gallbladder¬†(chologogue). They are high in anti-oxidants, promote longevity and are high in spermidine, lycopene & vitamin C. Tastes: bitter, sour & sweet. Grapefruits are a great option for breakfast if you are feeling... Read More

Take a Dosha Quiz

THE DOSHA QUIZ 1=Rarely 2= Sometimes 3=Often 4=Mostly (Be honest‚Ķ) DOSHA QUIZ Vata I tend to do things quickly 1 2 3 4 I learn & forget easily¬†¬† 1 2 3 4 I am energetic and¬† upbeat 1 2 3 4 I have a lean physique and an active mind 1 2 3 4 I move and talk quickly 1 2 3 4 I often get cold hands & feet 1 2 3 4 I am prone to anxiety and stress 1 2 3 4 I dislike cold weather 1 2 3 4 My sleep is disturbed easily 1 2 3 4 My skin is often dry... Read More

Tips for a healthier Spring

Unfortunately the transition into Spring can sometimes be tricky for¬†our bodies! ¬†For many,¬†Spring is¬†associated with ¬†congestion & excessive amounts of mucous which may lead to conditions such as sinusitis, coughs, colds, asthma, hay fever, digestive problems, joint pain, etc. On a positive note, Spring is a great time for doing a detox, for losing weight, improving fitness & kickstarting your health.¬†From the Ayurvedic perspective,... Read More

Tips for late Winter…. 

(According to Ayurveda late winter lasts¬†from approx. mid¬†January to mid March). Late¬†Winter is one of the harshest seasons in the Ayurvedic¬†calendar. ¬†The bitter cold winds & long dark nights can play havoc with our bodies & minds (if we are unprepared.‚Ķ).¬†Ayurveda¬†is all about balancing our internal environment with whatever the external environment throws at us! For late Winter Ayurveda recommends extra TLC for body, mind &... Read More

Practitioners

Satmya is owned & run by¬†Doug & Yvette Hyde¬†who have over 15 years experience in the natural medicine sector. Both¬†Doug & Yvette¬†are Irish but trained in Australia. They started Satmya in 2007. DOUG HYDE¬†ADV DIP AYUR, B.A. (BIOLOGY) Ayurvedic teacher/therapist/practitioner, meditation teacher & retreat facilitator Doug is the¬†Ayurvedic practitioner¬†& co-owner of¬†Satmya.¬†He was first introduced to¬†Ayurveda¬†whilst taking... Read More

Clinic

At Satmya we run a full time clinic. We offer consultations in Ayurveda & Naturopathy and have a full range of treatments available. The clinic at Satmya is open from Monday to Friday from 10am until 6pm. Saturday and after hours are by appointment only. Please¬†make an appointment¬†for a full¬†consultation¬†at the Satmya Clinic. Ayurveda Herbalism Homeopathy Naturopathy Therapeutic treatments Please click here for the list of conditions that... Read More

Learning Centre

Satmya has a range of professional & public courses available throughout the year both at our premises in¬†Killaloe¬†& various other venues throughout the country.¬† Diploma of Ayurvedic Studies Diploma of Indian Head Massage Ayurvedic Cooking & Nutrition¬† Kickstarter Health Hatha Yoga Mindfulness Meditation Residential Retreats & more Meet our teachers Satmya Courses Diploma of Ayurvedic Studies Deposit ‚ā¨900.00 EURDiploma... Read More

Chickpea & Spinach Curry

Chickpea & Spinach Curry (top left) Ingredients 1 large cup of chickpeas (either pre-cooked or a tin) 1tsp of Salt 1stp Turmeric 1tsp Chili 1 Onion 1 Tomato 2 cloves of garlic knob of ginger (tsp) 1tsp Ghee 1tsp Cumin Asofoetida (pinch per serving) 200g Spinach   Method (if you are using dried chickpeas – soak overnight and boil in salt water (1 tsp) for 2 hours or until soft. Finely chop onion, tomato, ginger and garlic. In a frying... Read More

Ayurveda

The word Ayurveda comes from the ancient Indian language Sanskrit. It translates as ‚ÄúScience of Life‚ÄĚ and is often referred to as Traditional Indian Medicine.¬† Ayurveda is said to have originated more than 5000 years ago and is believed to be the oldest & most complete health system known to man.¬† The first written evidence is contained in the Atharva Veda circa 3000 B.C. Ancient texts help to explain the origins and workings of the universe... Read More