Time to ‘gut’ healthy

Time to ‘gut’ healthy

Yes we are what we eat, but we are also what we don’t digest. What our body fails to process becomes toxic waste matter that resides in the body and contributes to many of our health issues today. From direct digestive issues such as Chrohn’s, IBS, Colitis, leaky gut, stomach ulcers, bloating and gas, constipation, hyperacidity to more chronic health issues of the skin, bone, respiratory and circulatory systems, all diseases starts in the gut.

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Your Ayurvedic Guide to Winter Wellness

Your Ayurvedic Guide to Winter Wellness

Winter is here, the temperature has dropped, the festive indulgences are underway and soon we will be thinking about setting new intentions and getting healthy for 2018. Ayurvedic self care practices and seasonal regimes can keep us aligned to our mind-body type and optimise our winter health. Save the detox for the Spring!

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Ghee Recipe

Ghee Recipe

By clarifying butter, all milk solids are removed. It can be used in cooking in place of butter and oil in cooking as it does not easily burn. Ghee is an extremely versatile as it is the most heat stable and acts as a digestive by aiding absorption and assimilation. It can be used as a base for body massage and is a common base for herbal ointments. The medicinal properties are known to improve with age and has rejuvenating properties. Ghee has catalytic properties and is able to carry the medicinal properties of herbs to all the tissues of the body without producing any effects of its own. It helps to pacify vata and pitta and kapha in small quantities and congestion in blood and plasma. Ghee helps to keep the body supple and lubricates the connective/nerve tissues in the body, protects bone marrow. It aids in the promotion of immunity, fertility, intelligence, vision, liver/kidney/brain function, enzyme function in intestines.

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Combating back pain with Ayurveda

Combating back pain with Ayurveda

From shoulder aches and pains to chronic repetitive strain conditions such as sciatica, back pain has affected many of us through numerous causative factors. Back pain or ‘kati shoola’ as it is known in Ayurveda is a common condition where the one or more dosha becomes imbalanced, and of these, vata (air + space element) would be commonly responsible.

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