Brahmi

Nicolle our student is very close to finish her Advanced Diploma in Ayurveda with the AIHFE. She has been busy in Lakshmi’s garden harvesting Brahmi and Gotu Kola. We have such a great learning environment putting theory into practice. We…
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How to Use Ashwagandha

The Ashwagandha in the Lakshmi Garden has been growing beautifully! Many of our clients ask us how to use the Ashwagandha leaves and root at home. Ashwagandha is most widely used in its root form. However, the leaves should not be throw away…
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Homemade Trivrit lehyam

Homemade Trivrit lehyam This classical formulation is mentioned in the Asthanga Hridaya Kalp 2/9 It is a great remedy for constipation. Trivrit is one of the best purgative (virechana) herbs and has many more wonderful benefits. It…
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Triphala Eye Wash Treatment

Today we are preparing the mixture for our Triphala eye wash! As you read in our recent article, there are a multitude of benefits to using Triphala powder. The herbal blend of haritaki, bibhitaki and amalaki assists in gently cleaning and…
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Have you heard of Triphala?

Also known as Three Fruits, Haritaki, Amalaki and Bibhitaki combine to make the Ayurvedic preparation called Triphala. There are numerous benefits to Triphala and it is one of the most well-known Ayurvedic medicines. In the photo is our homemade…
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The Benefits of Shilajit

A powerful Rejuvenation (Rasayana) - The destroyer of weakness Have you heard of Shilajt (Shilajatu, Shilajeet) before. Shilajjt literally means “destroyer of weakness” and is the natural exudate from the rocks in the Himalayas.…