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Nimba/ Neem (Azadirachta indica)

Today we have planted our first Neem tree in Lakshmi’s garden. Synonym for Neem are: Pichumarda – that which alleviates the doshas Paribhadra – strong tree Vara tikta – very tikta/ bitter Krimighna – anti parasite Its…
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Are you bathing the Ayurvedic Way? Learn a few tips below.

Do you love a hot bath or shower? Hands up for me! Immersing in warm water is something I just LOVE. Bathing traditions are widespread and deep seated in the Indian culture. According to Vagbhata Astanga Sangraha, “a good bath…
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Lakshmi Homemade Bath Powder

We have added a new product to our Lakshmi line of homemade formulations! The Lakshmi bath powder is made with a number of Ayurvedic herbs specially formulated to nourish, cleanse and rejuvenate your skin. The powder has an exfoliation…
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Ayurvedic Approach to Acne

The Ayurvedic approach to acne treatment follows a wholistic view, combining dietary, lifestyle, herbal and treatment alterations. Ayurveda stresses finding the root cause of the condition and treating accordingly. Each person will have a…
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Ayurvedic Toothpowder

Today we have prepared a fresh batch of homemade toothpowder Ayurveda recommends using herbs with a bitter and astringent taste for oral hygiene, as they are naturally anti-bacterial and anti-fungal in nature. Our toothpowder contains…
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Haridradi Ghrta Preparation

Preparing this Haridradi ghrta brings back memories preparing this formulation at Alvas Ayurvedic medical college in 2008 with my friend Vaishali. We love preparing our own formulations here at Lakshmi Ayurveda. The ingredients…