Considerations and Care for Cancer

Below are a few considerations for those on the journey to helping heal cancer. Firstly, in most cases, cancer is not an emergency. Although diagnostics and specialists may urgently rush you into treatment, the truth is, the cancer has probably been in your physiology for quite some time before the diagnosis.STOP. Ground yourself. Establish yourself. […]

Epidermal Immunity: Your Epidermis Is Your Shield of Armour

The dynamic activity of the epidermal layer (superficial skin enclosure) is the first level of attack against any intruding organisms, chemical or physical agents, or radiation. Think of your epidermis like a shield of armour. But beyond this physical barrier are immune cells consisting of macrophages (detect, engulf and destroy) and helper T-cells (coordinating 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 […]

Corona Virus Covid-19 in Ancient Ayurveda

There are MANY types of fever, known as Jvara in Ayurveda. It is such a dynamic disease and all the types of jvara are unique. Some are mild and easy to cure, some are incurable and potentially fatal. Abhisangaja jvara is an Āgnatu type of jvara. Āgnatu = fever caused by extraneous factors. This type of fever […]

Poem to Tulsi (Holy Basil) – The Holiest of Herbs

Sri Tulsi They say you are the Queen of herbs, and no doubt thou shall see, that therapeutically. My dear Holy Basil, you are far more than a queen. You are mother divine whose pungent and bitter leaves shine. Your shakti (power) provides infinite adaptability. In times of stress, your ability to balance hormones marks […]

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 […]