Entries by Karin Lakshmi Gunthor

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Happy Ayurveda Day!

October 25th, Happy Ayurveda Day! Today we honour Lord Dhanwantari, the Lord of Ayurvedic Medicine 🌿and incarnation of Lord Vishnu. He rose from the churning of the milk ocean, bringing the nectar of immortality, 🌞 the elixir of life to establish the tradition of Ayurveda to the world. May Ayurveda, the Science of Life, continue […]

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Ayurvedic Perspective on Buckwheat Flour

Buckwheat, also known as Kasha, is a seed that is becoming increasingly popular due to its gluten free qualities and nutritional benefits 🌞 They are high in protein, magnesium, manganese, essential amino acid and fibre. So delicious too! Similar to Quinoa and Amaranth, buckwheat is a pseudocereal, meaning it is a non-grass cereal. Ayurvedic Qualities […]

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Honey and Cinnamon Benefits

Not only delicious but so beneficial. Honey 🍯 and cinnamon a powerful combination. Most likely you have those two items in your house. Try this simple combination it has so many great health benefits. 5 amazing benefits Honey and cinnamon can help with 1. Rhinitis and allergies (wonderful to take this time of the year) […]

Jivha Pariksha – Tongue Analysis

Did you look at your tongue this morning? 👅 Was there a thick white coating? Are there cracks on your tongue? During an Ayurvedic consultation, the practitioner will complete Jivha Pariksha, tongue analysis, as part of your Ayurvedic examination. The practitioner will assess the size, colour, moisture, shape, marks, and coating of the tongue that […]

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What is Kapha Churna?

What is 🤔 Kapha Churna? Kapha Churna is a powdered mixture of spices used to balance Kapha dosha, slow digestion, metabolism and sluggishness. Some of the qualities of Kapha dosha, made up of earth 🌍 and water 💦elements, include cold, moist, heavy, dense, dull, oily, and stable. The tastes that balance Kapha are pungent, bitter […]

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Juicing from an Ayurvedic Perspective

Kelsey is undergoing her Spring cleansing with a juice fast this year! 🍏🍊🥬🥕🥭 After consideration, she and Karin felt she was suitable for her first juice cleanse. We thought we would share a bit about juicing from an Ayurvedic perspective, as we often get a lot of questions about juicing from our clients. Juicing diets […]