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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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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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Teeth are considered an upadhatu of Ashti Dhatu, bone tissue.

Normal teeth are strong, white, smooth and without decay. Gums should be even, pink and smooth.

According to Sushruta, the author of Sushruta Samhita, fifteen diseases of the roots of teeth and gums are mentioned. Good oral hygiene is very important as part of our daily routine to prevent tooth and gum disease. Daily tongue scraping, oil pulling, cleansing and flossing are all recommended.

The Lakshmi shop has a variety of Ayurvedic products to implement into your daily routine. The shop is open Monday to Saturday from 9am – 3pm. You are welcome to stop by and ask any questions regarding your oral health, recommendations and suggestions. We look forward to welcoming you 🌞

 

Have you heard of ARKA (Calotropis porcera)?

This shrub is widely found throughout Western Australia. It is declared as a pest in Western Australia see www.acric.wa.gov.

Calotropis grows in warm areas, desert, wasteland and sandy soil.

Charaka opined that a deadly poison can become a very good medicine if it is administered properly on the other hand even the most useful/ safe medicine can act like a poison if handled incorrectly.

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