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Beetroot curry – Cukamdar kari (Hin)

A delicious and beautiful bright red, aromatic and mildly spiced dish.

Ingredients
3 Medium sized beetroot
2 medium sized potatoes diced
2 onions finely chopped
2 tomatoes finely chopped
1/2 inch ginger sliced
2 cloves garlic and peeled and sliced (optional)
1 tsp of cumin seeds

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The Lakshmi Women’s Wellbeing Tea is a blend of Ayurvedic herbs specifically combined to support overall female wellness.

Amalaki supports the female reproductive system by nourishing the bodily tissues while keeping menstruation regular. The fruit assists in supporting fertility and reproductive health. It is high in vitamin c and helps promote Ojas in immunity and strength.

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Kansa Wand facial treatment at Lakshmi Ayurveda Appointments available with Natalie Thursday- Saturday.

The pressure of everyday life can be shown in our facial muscles. Without releasing this tension, certain thoughts and emotions can become habitual, locking into the expression of our faces. The Aurvedic facial not only makes your skin glow, but also helps to melt away tension.

Only an Ayurvedic facial treatment will give you the opportunity to experience the wonders of Kansa wand treatment – The rejuvenating Indian Healing metal.

About Kansa:

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A golden jar.

Ghee is cow’s butter from which the water and milk solids have been removed it can be used for frying herbs, sautéing vegetables, cooking and baking. Ghee is oilier than butter and very health promoting; it has a long shelf life and a beautiful flavour.

It pacifies Vata and Pitta Dosha, strengthens and protects bodily tissue, improves memory, increases mental clarity, promotes stamina, stimulates digestion, produces a healthy complexion and aids rejuvenation and longevity. If taken in moderation (1-2 tsp) with each meal it enhances the digestive process.

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Nourish your Asthi dhatu/ bones tissue with sesame seeds (preferred black seed sesame seeds). In the pictured you can see sesame brittle rolls also called Ellunda (Mal). Made out of sesame seeds, dried ginger powder, jaggery syrup, cardamom powder, raisins and Ghee. For you to try after your treatment (this week only 🙂)

About bone/ Asthi dhatu in Ayurveda:

Asthi dhatu denotes the bones and cartilage. ‘Stha’ means to stand, which is a function of the skeletal system.
Asthi or bone is which gives structure and stability to the body it is also protecting the internal organs and is nourishing the nervous tissue. It is derived from earth and wind element.

The upadhatu (secondary) tissue are teeth. This is the reason why often in osteoporosis or other imbalances in the asthi dhatu/ bone tissue the teeth are also weakened.

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This is one of our favourite Indian snacks, so delicious 😋.

Semolina cake, in southern India this is called rava kesari (San). It is often made as a religious offering and as a festival sweet.

Ingredients
1 1/2 cups semolina
3/4 cup jaggery or brown sugar
4 tablespoons ghee
1 tsp cardamom powder
1-2 tablespoon raisins (if you add 2 tablespoons you can reduce the amount of sugar)
1-2 tablespoon cashew nuts fried
1 cup water

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