Entries by Karin Lakshmi Gunthor

Triphala Mouth Wash

Make your own Triphala Mouth Wash 🦷 Do you suffer from dental plaque, gingivitis, mouth ulcers or dental caries? 🦷🦷🦷 Teeth are considered an updadhatu of Asthi dhatu (bone tissue). In Ayurveda it is mentioned that the tooth eruption (dantopatti kala) is best when a child is 8 months old. Names of various teeth have […]

Ayurveda for Dogs

Ayurveda for your 🐶 Dog Did you know that Ayurveda can be used for animals? Many of us grow up with an animal that holds a special place in our heart. Often times it is a dog – truly “Man’s best friend.” Just as we care about the health of our children, we want to […]

Asthi, Majja and Shukra Dhatus

This is a continuity from our facebook articles about the Saptadhatus (seven body tissues). From digested food (ahara rasa) the seven body tissues are formed. The Saptadhatus are 1. Rasa – Plasma 2. Rakta – Blood 3. Mamas – Muscle 4. Medas – adipose tissue 5. Asthi – bone and cartilage 6. Majja– bone marrow […]

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Easter and Ayurveda

As we approach Easter…. We hope you each have a beautiful holiday with your friends and family. From a Christian perspective, Easter is celebrated as the resurrection of Jesus – which can be symbolised with a sense of rebirth, rejuvenation, and renewal. The energy of the holiday provides followers of the faith with a new […]

Autumn Season and Ayurvedic Tips

Autumn has arrived the leaves on the trees change colour and are starting to fall……we have some tips for you on how to stay healthy in autumn. The qualities of Autumn are dry, rough, windy, cool, and subtle. Due to the similar qualities, Autumn is considered the Vata season; therefore we need to balance the […]

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Chyawanaprash

CHYAWANAPRASH IS THE SUPERIOR OF ALL RASAYANA FORMULATIONS. This tonic jam is revered as an elixir of life in Ayurveda and has been used for thousand of years to rejuvenate the whole system. It is one of the most popular and well known Ayurvedic formulations. Chywanaprash is named after a sage named Chyavana.