Six Tastes Drink Ingredients

Six Tastes Drink ~ A Sweet Drink To Enliven the 6 Tastes & Our Digestive Fire

(You can adapt it to your taste, place & availability) Pure, fresh water Jaggery or natural cane sugar, or any sugar (sweet) Tamarind juice (astringent) Grated raw mango, lime juice or other fruit (sour) Neem flower petals (if available / bitter) Cardamom (sweet) Rock salt or black salt (salty) Pepper (pungent) 1-3 Shodhana Vati tabs […]

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Abhyanga: Ayurvedic Oil Massage – Healing & Nourishing Ritual | Dylan Smith #090

Listen on iTunes / Apple Podcast App Listen on Spotify Listen on All Other Platforms Abhyanga: Ayurvedic oil massage, is one of the most popular and impactful treatments & practices in Ayurveda. Abhyanga should not only be considered a treatment that is occasionally performed by a trained therapist, but also as one of the essential […]

Tamarind leaves and fruits

Tamarind Tree (Imlī / Amlikā / Tamarindus indica)

Sanskrit name: Amikā Hindi name: Imlī Sanskrit synonyms: Cukrikā Amlī Cukrā Dantaṣaṭhā Amlā Ciñcikā Cincā Tintiḍīka Tintiḍī Many parts of the tamarind tree are used medicinally for culinary purposes. Below are the qualities of the ripe pulp (from the fruit pod), which can be bought as pods themselves, as paste, pulp, purée or a concentrated […]

Tamarind Rise

Tamarind Rise – Nine Planet Recipe

Recipe by Dr. Padma Raju Dr. Padma wants to share this recipe with you, which can be had all year, but is especially good for the period known in the Vedic calendar as Navaratri (a.k.a The 9 Nights of Mother Divine). This recipe is special because the ingredients are related one by one to the […]

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Ayurvedic Daily Routine, Guru & Spirituality | Vaidya Aditya Raju #089

Listen on iTunes / Apple Podcast App Listen on Spotify Listen on All Other Platforms Daily routine, “dinacharyā”, is one of the pillars of health in Ayurvedic medicine. Integrating certain practices into your daily routine that are rooted in natural law supports one to smoothly flow on their path of evolution with minimal friction and […]

Lower Back Pain

Lower Back Discomfort, & Ayurvedic Remedies to Help Rectify Lower Back Pain

The most troublesome area of the spine is the lumbar (lower back) region. Its problems are multifarious. The paravertebral muscles stemming from the sacrum and iliac crest become stiff and painful. Vertebral discs become diffused, desiccated (degenerate), herniated or bulge. The spaces within your spine become narrow (spinal stenosis), putting pressure on your spinal nerves. Nerve obstruction, […]

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Top Five Iron Rich Leafy Greens

Leafy green vegetables are a great way to get iron into your body via diet. Especially for: Vegetarians Vegans Those who want to eat less meat Those who don’t want to overload their liver with nutraceutical supplements such as iron supplements. Out of the non-heme iron sources, leafy green vegetables are high sources of iron, […]