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Vata. Pitta. Kapha.

The entire body functions are explained through these doshas. As the active or mobile elements, they determine the life processes of growth and decay. When in balance doshas are responsible for good health. When out of balance they are the causative…

Arka (Calotropis porcera)

  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…

What Should I be Eating? An Ayurvedic Perspective.

Our minds are continually flooded with nutritional and lifestyle recommendations, recipes, and guidelines each time we log onto social media, read the newspaper, or simply walk down the street. Sometimes the messages are overwhelming, and we…
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Sneha Kalpana – Medicated Ghee and Oil Preparation

Medicated ghee and oil preparation - Sneha Kalpana Sneha means fat or a fatty material. Ghee and oil are boiled with Kalka (herbal paste), Swarasa (juice) or Kwatha (herbal decoction) so the active therapeutic properties of the Dravya…