Habits that lead to a weakened digestive fire and rise in toxins

  Habits that lead to a weakened digestive fire and rise in toxins

Diseases don’t form overnight but begin when we are not living aligned to our mind-body type (prakruti). Disease is the result of a collective of irregular diet and lifestyle habits and cumulative patterns that allows ama to form over time and thrive. What are the types of habits that lead to an increase in toxins? Read more …

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How to spot the signs of Digestive Toxins

How to spot the signs of Digestive Toxins

We are what we eat but it’s more accurate to say that we are what we do and don’t digest. Regardless of how healthy we deem our diet to be, if our digestive system is out of whack even healthy foods can become digestive toxins. The gut is the epicentre of both good health and disease.

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Ancient Traditions of Tongue Scraping

Ancient Traditions of Tongue Scraping

Tongue Scraping is a vedic ritual I grew up with from the moment I had a full set of teeth and I am so grateful for these old Indian traditions that have become so essential at a time where gut health has never been more important to our wellness. Read more about the benefits of this morning cleansing ritual.

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Cool off with a tantalising Takra (Ayurvedic Buttermilk)

Cool off with a tantalising Takra (Ayurvedic Buttermilk)

Over the counter probiotics and digestive enzymes are certainly on the rise but I’m not convinced that these are a holistic, balanced or a long term solution. Ayurvedic buttermilk known as takra is a useful refreshing yoghurt-based drink designed to restore a healthy gut microbiome. It was considered to be the divine healer for humans according to (Bhavaprakasha. Ch 6.V.7)

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