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Preparing Aloe Vera juice for this hot day ☀️Fresh from the Lakshmi Garden. Known as Kumari in Ayurveda, Aloe Vera is great for preventing constipation, calming excessive heat in the body, encouraging hydration and can be used externally for burns and rashes – these are just a few, there are many other benefits!

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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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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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Stay Healthy this Spring!

Spring is the time to incorporate light and cleansing foods into your diet. As the Kapha season, the moist and heavy qualities should be balanced by eliminated accumulated toxins and bringing more heat into our foods.

Spring Tips
* Exercise! This will encourage circulation, increasing the heat in the body and create a feeling of ‘lightness’ to balance the heavy qualities of kapha.
* Dry rub massage to invigorate the lymphatic system and decrease fluid retention.

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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 🌞