Food, Diet & Nutrition

Oil Massage for Skin Cleansing & Soap Alternative

Scrubbing, washing, cleaning and polishing our body. Whether it is with a single bar of handmade organic soap or the latest innovative package of products to sequentially be applied to our body. Perhaps we are over being over-hygienic? Or perhaps not, and what our biology (body), specifically our microbiology, really wants, is an alternative way to not only maintain cleanliness, but feel pristine. The Problem with Soap and Scrubbing Nowadays ... READ MORE

Fruit Should Be Eaten Alone

Fruit mixed with other foods is one of the more common incompatible food combinations (Viruddha Ahara) prepared on western plates today. Not only has Ayurveda said this for thousands of years, but now modern science and logic also show it. Anthropological Reasoning Ideally fruit is eaten alone (away from other foods). Historically this is what happened. Ancestrally we would come across a fruit tree or a berry bush and go ... READ MORE

Cooked vs. Raw Food Diet: Transcend Food Fads

Transcend food fads and diets and adhere to the ultimate diet: Natures Diet. The Dubious Flexibility of Scientific Literature When engaging in discussions and dispelling myths of particular health trends, I truely intend to create a balanced argument on both sides. I like to present the pros and cons of both sides, the science and the ancient wisdom, then allow the reader to make an informed decision themselves that applies ... READ MORE

How To Harvest Wild Honey (Step-By-Step, Photo Guide)

My Guru spotted about 8 wild honey beehives nesting in various trees throughout the gated community where the Ayurvedic clinic is. She called in experts for the medicinal harvest and it went a little something like this… Learn about the health benefits of Honey and Ayurvedic perspective in this article: Honey: Nectar or Poison Step 1: Hire Professionals. Step 2: Say a Prayer to The Tree, Then Climb Up - Carrying a ... READ MORE

Mulberry Marvels: Tonify Blood & Energise The Soul | Uses & Benefits

If the smell and sight alone of these dark potent clusters of juice don’t activate your blood… These blood tonic berries, known as Tūta in Ayurveda, protect the cardiovascular system and “cool down” the blood, helping in inflammatory conditions like skin diseases, burning sensation, burning urination, fever and excess pitta. That is why nature divinely organises mulberries to fruit at the beginning of summer, to hydrate and cool us down. Eat ... READ MORE

The Light Diet, Quantum Health & Circadian Rhythms | Matt Maruca {Podcast #021}

Listen on iTunes / Apple Podcast App Listen on Andriod Listen on Spotify In Defense of Sunlight: How the transition to indoor living created the epidemic of modern chronic disease. [siteorigin_widget class="Primrose_SOW_Heading"][/siteorigin_widget] Matt Maruca founded Ra Optics to make the world's finest blue light blocking glasses, and created The Light Diet, a diet that directly addresses the root of the modern chronic disease epidemic, mitochondrial dysfunction, after having suffered from ... READ MORE

EMF, 5G & Building Biology | Nicole Bijlsma {Podcast #019}

Listen on iTunes / Apple Podcast App Listen on Andriod Building Biology: How the Human Environment Affects Human Health. We take care of our biology and our human skin. But what about the skin that we reside in, that we live, work and sleep in! The skin of a building that most of us spend 20+ hours a day in! *Note there is a silent audio fault gap between 31:05 and ... READ MORE

Healthy Cookware, Optimising Nutrient Absorption, Metals & Chemicals vs. Pure Clay | Miriam Kattumuri {Podcast #018}

Listen on iTunes / Apple Podcast App Listen on Andriod The COOKWARE you use is a highly underestimated and integral part of your food and nutrition. Find out why most cookware is toxic and vulgarising the quality of your food and get an insight into the healthiest cookware on the planet and how to optimise your nutritional intake. DISCOUNT CODE for listeners of the Vital Veda Podcast for Miriams Earthern ... READ MORE

Food Addictions, Quick Highs & Compulsive Behaviours with Myra Lewin {Podcast #017}

Listen on iTunes / Apple Podcast App Listen on Andriod [siteorigin_widget class="Primrose_SOW_Heading"][/siteorigin_widget] Myra embraced the power of Ayurveda and Yoga when her career as a corporate executive had previously made it difficult to manage her health. This prognosis pushed her to seek out a holistic lifestyle that would allow her body and mind to find balance. She undertook trainings in Ayurveda and Yoga in India and around the world and ... READ MORE

Kakamachi (Solanum Nigrum / Black Nightshade) Uses + Jam Recipe

Botanical name: Solanum nigrum Sanskrit name: Kakamachi English name: Black nightshade. Plant Description: This nightshade grows abundantly along the eastern fringe of Australia. It grows like a weed. It also grows in India, Americas and South Africa. It is native to Eurasia. Pant Identification: The berries grow in clusters. If a plant has only single berries, it may be the poisonous Atropa belladonna (Deadly Nightshade), which rarely is found in Australia so don't worry ... READ MORE