Entries by Karin Lakshmi Gunthor

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Trikatu churna – the three spices formula 🌿

Yesterday Karin prepared crystallised ginger and explained its Agni (digestive fire) boosting benefits 🔥 Ginger is an ingredient in many Ayurvedic formulations, including one of our favourites – Trikatu. As the quote mentions, Trikatu is a mixture of sunthi, maricha, and pippali (ginger, black pepper and long pepper). There are so many benefits to this […]

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The Student Clinic is Open!

Enjoy an oil massage or consultation at student rates 🌸 students are on their final clinical placement before graduating as Ayurvedic practitioners. Student offerings 👇🏼 1 hour oil massage for $65 or 75 minutes for $80. Ayurvedic consultations for $40. A great value – available for bookings on Wednesdays for the next month. Bookings via […]

What Foods Should you Avoid in Winter?

In winter, we should aim to balance cold qualities with warming foods. Because of the Ayurvedic rule that ‘like attracts like’, in the winter season our Kapha and Vata dosha are likely to aggravate and often result in weight gain, depression, cough and cold, sinusitis etc. We recommend avoiding the following: Cold beverages and food […]

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The Importance of Rejuvenation

Ayurveda beautifully speaks about the importance of rejuvenation in our lives. Especially nowadays when we live in such a fast-paced society 🏃‍♂️ The focus on cleansing and detoxing should always be coupled with rejuvenation, called Rasayana in Ayurveda. Many people are fixated on the idea of cleansing and purifying the body and rejuvenation is often […]