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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What can you do with mint leaves?

We have plenty of Mint in Lakshmis garden. 🌿🍃🌱

Mint is called Pudina in Sanskrit. It is a hardy perennial famous for its fragrance. The aromatic menthol wakes up the senses and decongest the orifices of the head. 😀
It is also calming and relaxing for the digestion. There are many varieties, spearmint and peppermint are the two common ones. 🌱🌿🍃

It’s Ayurvedic actions are:

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Have you got dandruff problems?

This oil is called Malahyadi thailam, an Ayurvedic oil for hair fall, dandruff but also helpful in alopecia areata.

The ingredients are:
Malati – Jasminum grandiflorum
Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica
Asvaghna – Nerium indicium
Naktamala – Pongamia Pinnata
Sesames indicum/ cocus nucifera

This oil has been mentioned in the classical textbook called Bhaishajya Ratnavali.

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Preparing Aloe Vera juice for this hot day ☀️Fresh from the Lakshmi Garden. Known as Kumari in Ayurveda, Aloe Vera is great for preventing constipation, calming excessive heat in the body, encouraging hydration and can be used externally for burns and rashes – these are just a few, there are many other benefits!

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Regular head massage 💆🏻‍♀️ with Ayurvedic oils helps to encourage relaxation and sound sleep, hair growth and healthy colour. Below is a brief introduction to a few of our favourite hair oils available in the shop!

Bhringaraja Thailam

A few of the key ingredients include the herbs 🌿 bhringaraj and amalaki. Particularly useful in cooling the head, calming the mind, 🤯encouraging a healthy, dandruff free scalp and preventing premature greying.

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Have you suffered from Indigestion before?

This is a little write up for the Ayurveda lovers who like some more insight on the Ayurvedic perspective of Indigestion.

If you are a student and would like to deepen your knowledge, Lakshmi Ayurveda has setup a new training and mentoring program for Ayurvedic students commencing in February 2020.

The Sanskrit word Ajeerna is the description for indigestion in Ayurveda.

According to Ayurveda this disease is the root cause of many diseases and causes many types of pains such as amlapitta (heartburn, acidity, GERD, grahani (IBS), alasaka and visuchika (gastroenteritis).

Definition according to Mahadavan Nidana:

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