7 Ayurvedic Tips for a Healthy Voice

This article is relevant for anyone who makes noise with their mouth, especially singers, rappers, actors, speakers, speech therapists and anyone who wants to engage with others on a heartfelt level. Our voice is the first thing people hear once we open our mouth. A healthy and attractive voice will resonate with the recipient(s) so as to […]

Is Your Morning Shower Toxic for Your Health?

Hot water opens the skins pores and allows the volatile toxic compounds that are abundant in tap water to be absorbed through the skin and lungs. Lungs – there is plenty of space. Thus, it is a common place for ama (toxins and undigested food materials) to deposit and lodge. The skin – the largest […]

Why It’s Far More Important to Filter Bathing Water than Drinking Water

Many people use a filter for their drinking water, yet don’t realise it’s far more important to filter their bathing water. 1) You’re exposed to a much greater volume of water and hence toxic chemical load through bathing than drinking. 2) Bathing in heated water leads to out-gassing of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and toxic disinfectant by-products which are […]

Amalaki (Embilica Officinalis) Uses & Benefits

Amalaki (Embilica officinalis) is not only considered by many to be Ayurveda’s most potent fruit, but Amalaki is one of the most important herbs in Ayurveda that is used extensively in formulations.  Nomenclature English: Indian GooseberrySanskrit: Amalaki, aka Amla (vernacular).Latin: Embilica officinalis or Pjullantus embilica (less common) Synonyms: Dhatri (“Mother” or “Nurse”) – Amalaki is the ultimate carer and […]

Amla Pickle (Recipe)

This recipe can be for lemon pickle by replacing lemons with amla. Amla is the common name for the fruit of the Amalaki plant (Embilica officinalis). This is not only considered by many to be Ayurvreda’s most potent fruit, but Amalaki is also one of the most important herbs in Ayurveda. Tridoshic Fruit One of the marvels of […]

Digestive Lassi

Ingredients 1 tsp – 1 TBSP yoghurt 1-1.5 cup water 1/2tsp roasted ground cumin powder 1/2tsp roasted ground ajwain powder 1/2 tsp black salt 1/2 tsp black pepper Method Blend all ingredients together well and drink fresh. Plain lassi containing just yoghurt and water is also very good. Benefits of Digestive Lassi Improves digestion and […]