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Celebration of life during Easter.

Easter the celebration of life resurrected and renewed. Ayurveda the science of life. It’s beautiful to contemplate the two together. I love symbolism found in the resurrection of the story of Jesus - relating it to the beginning…
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Does your body feel weak, stressed and fatigued?

Kelsey has prepared a fresh batch of Ashwagandhadi Lehyam. 
This is a semi solid Ayurvedic preparation rich in taste and nourishing for all the bodily tissues (dhatus). The word Avaleha has been derived from the root word “lihaswadane”in…
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Benefits of Curry Leaves

Enjoy the benefits of Organic Curry Leaves! There are multiple benefits to using Curry Leaves. They have anti-inflammatory properties, improve digestive function, protect the liver, are high in antioxidants, and anti-diabetic. They work…
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Ayurveda and Parasites.

The Madhava Nidanam, one of the classical texts of Ayurveda, explains the causes, complications and symptoms of numerous diseases. Chapter 7 explains in detail about internal and external parasites. ‘Krimi’ is the Sanskrit word for parasite…
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Nightshades and Ayurveda

Why are nightshades avoided in Ayurveda? Many of our clients ask us this question and are confused which foods are considered nightshades. The list includes white potatoes, tomatoes peppers eggplants bell peppers cayenne pepper, paprika,…
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Sveda Phala in the Ashtanga Hridaya

Sveda Phala explains the effects of sudation (sweat inducing) therapy in Ayurveda. The reference for this information is in the Ashtanga Hridaya, Sutrasthana chapter 17. To expand upon our post yesterday about the Valuka Sveda…