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It’s a bit of a windy and rainy day in Perth today. A perfect day for an Almond Date Drink (Ojas Drink)

Ingredients:
10 almonds – blanched skin removed
5 dates
1/4 tsp of ginger powder
1/4 tsp cardamom powder
1 pinch of cinnamon powder
200 mls of hot water

How to make it:

1. Soak almonds and dates in hot water for a 1-2 hours hours.

2. Blend all the ingredients together until smooth
3. Add this mixture (together with the water) to a pot and bring to the boil, then remove from the heat.
4. Serve warm

Enjoy this nourishing drink
With love your Lakshmi Ayurveda team

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This is a continuity from our Facebook post from last week about Dhatus/ body tissues the Saptadhatus.

Dhatu is that which supports the sarira (body), manas (mind), and prana (life).

Dhatus exist in two forms sthayi dhatu (well formed dhatus which supports the body) and asthayi dhatus which are seen to support the former by nourishing, sustaining and maintaining them.

There are three laws of Dhatu nourishment
1.Ksheera dadhi nyaya – law of complete transformation
2.Kedara kulya nyaya – law of field irrigation
3.Khale kapota nyaya – law of heap of grains and pigeons.

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Make your own Triphala Mouth Wash 🦷

Do you suffer from dental plaque, gingivitis, mouth ulcers or dental caries? 🦷🦷🦷

Teeth are considered an updadhatu of Asthi dhatu (bone tissue).

In Ayurveda it is mentioned that the tooth eruption (dantopatti kala) is best when a child is 8 months old.

Names of various teeth have been given by Kashapya. These are: Rajadanta, Vasta, Damstra, and Hanavya. The middle two teeth are Rajadanta (incisor) and are considered sacred. Teeth by the side of Rajadanta are called Vasta (canines) and other teeth by the side of it are called Damstra (pre-molar). The rest are called Hanavya (molar) and named because are helpful in mastication.

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Ayurveda for your 🐶 Dog

Did you know that Ayurveda can be used for animals?

Many of us grow up with an animal that holds a special place in our heart. Often times it is a dog – truly “Man’s best friend.” Just as we care about the health of our children, we want to ensure our dogs are happy and healthy. Just as diet and lifestyle are important to remain balanced in our lives, we suggest you try to follow a basic eating and exercising routine for your dog.

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This is a continuity from our facebook articles about the Saptadhatus (seven body tissues). From digested food (ahara rasa) the seven body tissues are formed.

The Saptadhatus are

1. Rasa – Plasma
2. Rakta – Blood
3. Mamas – Muscle
4. Medas – adipose tissue
5. Asthi – bone and cartilage
6. Majja– bone marrow
7. Shukra – reproductive fluids.

We have talked about Rasa, Rakta, Mamsa, Meda and now we are looking at Asthi, Majja and Shukra dhatu. If you have missed the articles just scroll back on our facebook page.

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As we approach Easter….

We hope you each have a beautiful holiday with your friends and family. From a Christian perspective, Easter is celebrated as the resurrection of Jesus – which can be symbolised with a sense of rebirth, rejuvenation, and renewal. The energy of the holiday provides followers of the faith with a new spring-like energy, one of abundance and beauty.

Just as Easter provides abundant rebirthing energy, the Indian Hindu religion uses different methods of improving energy, vitality and renewing the body. One method is through the use with the use of the Shiva Lingam.

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