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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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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Fasting – A Traditional Ayurvedic Cleansing Ritual

Fasting – A Traditional Ayurvedic Cleansing Ritual

Our body has one of the best built in detoxification systems via our liver, lungs, colon, kidneys and skin. Our only job is to give these organs the support that they need. Spring is a natural time for the body to eliminate toxins. There are many different ways to fast and cleanse the body and since we are all unique we must find a cleansing method that suits our body type. 

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