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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Do you suffer from bleeding gums, mouth ulcers or dental diseases? 🦷

Iremada (Acacia farnesiana) might be very beneficial for you! 🌿🌼

You can see this shrub very commonly in Australia and it is considers a pest in some parts of Australia. In Ayurveda it is used for its medicinal properties. 🌿Interestingly it has been reported by Juluwarlu Group Aboriginal Corporation that indigenous people of the Pilbara used this species for a variety of medicinal purposes such as a cough remedy, cleaning of wounds and the spikes are poked into a wart to make it disappear.

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A very hot day 🌞🌞🌞in Perth today (42C). If you are suffering from a Prickly heat rash or excessive sweating💧💧💧 this herb 🌿might be very beneficial for you. Read more

Our favourite herb from our Ayurvedic pharmacy for today is Ushira – Vetiveria zizanioides.

Ushira is a very cooling ❄️herb for the body and the mind. Charaka has categorised it as a varnya/ complexion promoting herb.

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Mukta – a natural pearl and its Ayurvedic uses.

Best to wear in Summer 🌞🌝🌞🌝

The Pearl is a moon stone and is considered to help overcome obstacles in life due the energies of the moon. The pearl which shines like a star, smooth and clear, light in weight, pleasing, round, and looks like clear water is considered the best. It is said that the goddess Lakshmi will give the person blessings who is wearing them and they enjoy good fortune. According to rasa paddhati there are three types of lustre in the pearls:

madhucchaya – like honey
sitachaya – like sita/ sugar
srikhandachaya – like butter/ cream
The pearl lustre of srikhandachaya (butter/cream) is considered to be of superior quality.

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