“Just as a tree irrigated with water at the root produces blue leaves, become beautiful with tender leaves, and during the course of time grows to produce flowers and fruits, similarly a person becomes young and beautiful by the administration of Anuvasana.” Charaka Si 1:29.

Basti / Enema Therapy.

Basti treatment is the main treatment for increased doshas, predominantly Vata Dosha.

There are 2 types of basti, one is called Niruha basti (eliminating basti) and one is called Anuvasana basti (oil based enema). The 2 bastis are done in alteration.
It is an ideal therapy for the treatment of Vata vyadhi/ Vata ailments such as arthritis, rheumatism, muscle spasm, sciatica, backache, joint pains, headaches, constipation, gynaecological disorders and infertility.

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Do you use Barley (Hordeum vulgare) in your diet? 🌿
Barley is grown in Western Australia (support the local Barley industry).

Barley is called Yava in Ayurveda 📖

If you suffer from Diabetes or excess weight then barley might be very beneficial for you.

Ayurveda has mentioned that it is a strength promoting grain that alleviates vitiated kapha dosha. 📖

Barley is great for balancing weight.
It is light to digest and ruksha (drying) which makes is great in ailments where we see excess kleda (moisture).

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As the weather starts to cool, try making a clear vegetable broth 🍲 So easy to make and delicious!

Add a small amount of vegetable broth to water in a saucepan on the stove. As the water starts to heat, add thinly sliced carrot 🥕 , celery, sweet potato 🍠 and pumpkin. You can also add sliced leek and a few curry leaves, spices such as ginger and black pepper are also nice. Bring to a simmer and cook until the vegetables are soft.

Great for balancing digestion! We have a variety of organic vegetable broths in stock here in the Lakshmi shop.

Have a wonderful weekend ahead!

https://www.lakshmiayurveda.com.au/product/vegetable-broth/

* 𝘗𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘦 𝘯𝘰𝘵𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘴𝘦 𝘤𝘭𝘢𝘪𝘮𝘴 𝘩𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘣𝘦𝘦𝘯 𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘥 𝘣𝘺 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘛𝘎𝘈. 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘪𝘴 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘮𝘦𝘢𝘯𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘦 𝘶𝘴𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘥𝘪𝘢𝘨𝘯𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘺𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘣𝘦 𝘵𝘢𝘬𝘦𝘯 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘶𝘭𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘢𝘯 𝘈𝘺𝘶𝘳𝘷𝘦𝘥𝘪𝘤 𝘱𝘩𝘺𝘴𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘢𝘯. 𝘞𝘦 𝘥𝘰 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘨𝘶𝘢𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘶𝘮𝘦 𝘯𝘰 𝘭𝘦𝘨𝘢𝘭 𝘭𝘪𝘢𝘣𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘰𝘳 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘣𝘭𝘺 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘢𝘤𝘤𝘶𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘺, 𝘤𝘶𝘳𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘺 𝘰𝘳 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘱𝘭𝘦𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘪𝘯𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘪𝘯𝘦𝘥 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘴𝘦 𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘢𝘭𝘴.

We are in the Lakshmi kitchen preparing one of the recipes from our EBook 📚 our favourite Ojas drink. The recipe is below 😊 A perfect warm drink to sip as the weather starts to cool down 🍁 🧣 So comforting and nourishing!

Ingredients.

10 almonds – blanched skin removed. Read more

Water is Jeeva/ life 💦
According to Ayurveda Jala (water) is one of the 5 elements (Panchamahabhutas).

Ayurveda describes eight groups of water depending on its source.

According to Ayurveda water helps with

💦Daha/ thirst (ruchikaraka)
💦Bhrama/ giddiness
💦Nidra/ sleepy feeling
💦Bala/ strength
💦Pushti/ energy
💦Sheetala / cooling

Do you drink warm or cold water?

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Do you experience pre-menstrual pains? Or do you struggle with general joint aches and pain?

If so, castor oil packs may be suitable for you! So easy to prepare and the process of application is relaxing, warming and soothing for the body and mind.

Castor oil is also used to promote eye 👁 lash, brow, and hair growth! We have organic castor oil in the Lakshmi shop and online for purchase.

https://www.lakshmiayurveda.com.au/…/vrindavan-organic-cas…/

If you’re curious how to use castor oil packs you’re welcome to call/text 0406 810 547 or email info@lakshmiayurveda.com.au.

Have a wonderful afternoon 🌿💛