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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Neem (azadiracta indica) – The Ayurvedic Friend for Skin Health

Neem (azadiracta indica) – The Ayurvedic Friend for Skin Health

Neem is a fast-growing tree that can reach up to heights of 50 feet, growing in many parts of India and the subcontinent, with the ability to withstand very high temperatures and low rainfall. In Ayurveda it is known as sarva roga nivarini,  translating as ‘the curer of all ailments’, indicating its vast healing benefits. The most commonly used part of the neem tree are its dried leaves which are very bitter in nature.

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