Spiced Vegetable Flaked Rice (Poha)

Spiced Vegetable Flaked Rice (Poha)

This dish has always been one of my quick go to snack dishes and one that you can rustle up on a lazy day when you’re running low of vegetables. It’s light is full of flavour and is another one pot wonder dish that can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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10 Tips To Rewrite Your Wellness Story This Spring

10 Tips To Rewrite Your Wellness Story This Spring

Every year if you give your digestive system the much needed break from the heavy and difficult to digest foods that have features in our diets over the winter period, remove digestive toxins (ama) and stimulate our digestive fire, you'll set yourself up for optimal health. An Ayurvedic cleanse is designed to support the natural functions of our gut microbiome. 

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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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The Ayurvedic Perspective of Gastritis

The Ayurvedic Perspective of Gastritis

Gastritis, otherwise known as urdhvaga amlapitta in ayurveda is an inflammatory condition of the mucous membrane and glands of the stomach. Pitta types are more prone to this conditions and it is a vitiation of the pitta dosha where stomach acids such as Hydrochloric acid and other digestive enzymes secreted by the stomach become inflamed and results in the increase of these liquid secretions leading to indigestion and symptoms such as, loss of appetite, nausea, headaches, dizziness, vomiting, abdominal pain, heartburn coated tongue, foul breath, increased salivation, sour belching, irritable bowels.

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