Entries by Karin Lakshmi Gunthor


Yesterday we posted a story asking people to identify this 👆 Ayurvedic herb 🌿 Most people guessed Jatamamsi. Jatamamsi is an amazing herb having numerous benefits to the nervous system and the mind… However, Jatamamsi is not the herb pictured above! It is actually Musta 😊 or cyperus rotundus. 🌿


Anjeer (Figs)

Figs are called Anjeer in Hindi. Anjeer has such wonderful medicinal benefits with such a high nutritional value. Figs are a wonderful source of iron, rich in calcium (more than milk), potassium (more than bananas) and rich in dietary fibres. The dried fruits are abundant in manganese, iron, magnesium, potassium, and thiamine. These fruits contain […]


Ayurveda and Watermelon

Do you like watermelons? 🍉🍉🍉 Learn how to eat summer’s favourite fruit 🍉 Watermelon must be one of Australia’s number one fruit eaten during the hot summer on beach trips, BBQ’s, pool parties and picnics. Watermelon can be your best friend with health benefits or it can slow down your digestion and produce Ama (digestive […]


Avagaha Sitz Bath

This tub is called an Avagaha Sitz bath 🛀 The sitz bath is filled with a herbal decoction (kwatham) 🌿🌿🌿after having received an Abhyanga oil massage. This is extremely beneficial in 1. Lumbar sacral pain and degenerative conditions 2. Neurological problems of the lower limbs 3. Gynaecological ailments