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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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Not only delicious but so beneficial.

Honey 🍯 and cinnamon a powerful combination. Most likely you have those two items in your house.

Try this simple combination it has so many great health benefits.

5 amazing benefits

Honey and cinnamon can help with

1. Rhinitis and allergies (wonderful to take this time of the year)
2. Boosts the immune system
3. Anti fungal properties
4. Promotes heart health and helps to reduce cholesterol
5. If you drink the mixture with warm water it can help assisting in weight loss and arthritic pains, 1 tsp of honey and 1/2 tsp of cinnamon powder.

Externally the paste made of honey and cinnamon is used to treat insect bites, wounds and inflammation. Cinnamon has anti inflammatory action while honey is antiseptic.

We wish you a beautiful Sunday and enjoy some honey 🍯 with cinnamon.

With love your Lakshmi team
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What is 🤔 Kapha Churna?

Kapha Churna is a powdered mixture of spices used to balance Kapha dosha, slow digestion, metabolism and sluggishness.

Some of the qualities of Kapha dosha, made up of earth 🌍 and water 💦elements, include cold, moist, heavy, dense, dull, oily, and stable.

The tastes that balance Kapha are pungent, bitter and astringent. The Kapha Churna has been formulated to help bring balance back to Kapha.

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Have you tried the Lakshmi tea range?

We love them all but the Brain tonic (Brahmi, tulsi and ginger) is definitely one of our favourite along with the very popular Lakshmi Chai tea.

Brahmi – some of its wonderful benefits
The Sanskrit word Brahmi is derived from ‘brahma’ the creator of the universe.

Ayurvedic properties are:
Rasa: tikta and kashaya
Guna: laghu (light) and sara(laxative)
Virya: sheeta
Vipaka: madhura
Prabhava/ special potency: alleviates apasmara/ epilepsy and unmada/ hysteria
Dosha: Tridosha mainly Kaphapittahara, can increase Vata in excess

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Elva Rose likes her flowers 🌼🌼🌼🌼

Have you heard of Aragwadha (Cassia fistula)?

Aragwadha is a Sanskrit word that literally means that which eliminates or destroys the disease.

Charaka has categorised it as kusthaghna (anti dermatoses), kandughna (anti pruritic) and also recana (laxative). It’s Ayurvedic properties are rasa (taste) sweet and it has a cold potency (virya). It has Vatapitta (reducing) qualities also Samshramana (bowel cleansing attributes).

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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 to level blood sugar in the body and assist in reducing increased lipids, acting as a weight regulator.

Curry leaves are particularly useful in treating irritable bowel syndrome. A great remedy or IBS

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