Learn about 🌿 Moringa Oleifera

Often called Shigru or drumstick, the Moringa Tree is recognised for its ability to penetrate into deep levels of the tissue to assists in cleansing and detoxification. Its benefits are extensive – it is claimed the plant can assist in curing 300 different diseases.

Moringa is commonly found in home remedies and kitchens in the foothills of Himalayas, many tropical and subtropical areas of South Asia, Central America, parts of Africa and even the Caribbean.

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A note from our Ayurvedic Nutritionist, Erica!

Looking around at the supermarkets recently, I’m seeing that a lot of packaged and processed foods are disappearing from shelves. This is obviously due to their longer shelf life, as people prepare to spend more time indoors.

In order to maintain a healthy body and immune system, there are some simple nutritional guidelines that we can consider.

If you do buy packaged or processed foods, check the label and be aware of refined sugar, additives, preservatives and excessive amounts of processed salt.

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Do you have a tickle in your throat but your are scared to cough or sneeze? 🤧 😷

I am sure most of us feel that way at the moment. It might be just a tickle in the throat, seasonal changes which makes you want to cough or sneeze. 🤧

It is actually normal to sometimes cough/ sneeze for example when mucus, dust or smoke comes in your throat/ nose.
Sneezing is a natural cleansing mechanism of the respiratory tract. 🤧

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Pippali is considered the queen of spices to rejuvenate the respiratory system. 🌿

Pippali is the term applied to the fruit of piper longum also called long pepper.
Its sweetness gives it is rejuvenating properties and its oiliness make it less drying and heating as black pepper.
Pippali is one of the only heating and penetrating substances that can kindle the Agni (digestive fire) without aggravating pitta. 🔥

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🌿We recommend Tulsi🌿

The power of Ayurvedic herbs. Ayurvedic medicinal herbs are truly a gift for everyone. One of our favourite herbs this week is Tulsi or Holy Basil 🌿

Tulsi is considered a very sacred plant, high in sattva. It imparts the quality of lightness and spiritual clarity. A wonderful herb to increase immunity and to lift the heaviness of a fever, cough and colds.


The energetic qualities are pungent, bitter, heating, dry and light. Tulsi clears kapha and mucous from the lungs and upper respiratory tract. It has Jvarahara properties (alleviates fever) by inducing sweating and therefore bringing the temperature down.

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Homemade 100% organic Triphala Guggulu without preservatives 😊🌿🍃🌱😊

We are busy in Lakshmi’s kitchen today,👨‍🍳preparing Triphala guggulu. 🌿🌿💛
Triphala guggulu is a classical Ayurvedic Medicine preparation. The reference is found in the Sarangadhar Samhita M. K. 7,82-83

Triphala guggulu is effective in:
🌿constipation,
🌿haemorrhoids
🌿anal fistula
🌿weight loss treatment
🌿high cholesterol
🌿laxative
🌿carminative
🌿anti inflammatory

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