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Travel Healthy! Reduce Aeroplane Stress

Aeroplane travel will surreptitiously “suck the life out of you.” It sucks all the moisture out of your body. With the humidity level in the cabins of most commercial aeroplanes at just 10-20%, and some even as low as 1%!(1), this makes aeroplanes drier than the Sahara Desert! which sits at about 25% humidity. Take a good look at yourself in the mirror after travelling, especially if you travel a ... READ MORE

Turmeric: Highly Medicinal Spice & Essential Uses

Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) is the most thoroughly researched plant on this planet! And I don’t blame the scientists for the 5600 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. Not another article listing countless benefits of turmeric, "I don't know where to start or what to use it for," Some of you may be thinking. The bright orange rhizome deserves all these articles and documentation, but it can get a bit overwhelming. In this article ... READ MORE

Ragi (Finger Millet) Porridge Recipe

What is Ragi? Ragi, also known as 'finger millet' is a popular cereal grown throughout Africa and Asia. It was introduced to India 4000 years ago and is grown in the Himalayas. It is generally purchased as a very fine pinky/brown flour which can be prepared as breads, dosas, porridges, puddings and cakes. It is an awesome and delicious flour in its own right. Properties of Ragi (Ayurvedic perspective) Rasa (Taste): ... READ MORE

Tulsi (Holy Basil) – The Queen of Herbs

Described as the most holy plant on earth in the ancient Vedic texts, Tulsi is still revered today as holier than holy. For millennia, tulsi has been grown for spiritual purposes in the backyards of most Indian homes. It's branches are carved into beads and worn to enhance spiritual progress. Its fragrance is used to purify temples and the leaves are used in sacred ceremonies to honour God and heighten ... READ MORE

Ayurvedic Buckwheat Pancakes Recipe

Here are light and easy to digest pancakes, that are quick and easy to make, and SUPER YUMMY! Serves 2-3      Gluten Free Good for Kapha, & Pitta body types Seasonality: Good in spring, winter and summer 
Ingredients: Buckwheat flour – 1⁄2 cup (a.k.a. "Kuttu flour" in Indian Groceries) Non-homogenized milk – 2 tbsp - (can replace with fresh almond milk or add millet & channa flour to make batter stick).  Water – ... READ MORE

Waning The Winter Woes

Become immune to the common cold or flu - Prevent it! But if it does hit you, do not resist it. Rather, accept it and apply some of the tactics listed in this article to actually make the flu work for you! What Exactly Is the Flu? The flu is not a disease that calls for panic or that needs to be “treated”. The flu is a natural detoxification that the ... READ MORE

Cough & Cold Home Remedy: Honey + Spice Paste

This is a simple and very tasty paste that you can make up and jar it to have on hold, especially for the autumn-winter-early spring time of year. This cough and cold remedy increases immunity and fights infections. Recipe: 1 tablespoon of Honey* 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder 1/4 tsp cardamom powder 10 drops of fresh ginger juice or 1/4tsp ginger powder Mix a large batch of this ... READ MORE

Takra Dhara Treatment: A Deep Insight

"Takra" = buttermilk "Dhara" = to pour Takra Dhara is an ancient treatment where medicated buttermilk is poured over the head in a rhythmic mater (pictured). This stabilises the mind and everything going on inside it, as the herbs penetrate deep into the brain. During this treatment, usually, you'll lie in deep, blissful rest, (that is if you haven't transcended). The Science: Neurological (Brain and Nervous System) Relation In times of stress, conduction ... READ MORE

External “Basti” – A Unique and Effective Musculoskeletal Treatment

A whopping 80% of Australians and Americans experience back pain. 1 in 7 Australians report back problems. Unfortunately many folks have become accustomed to this discomfort, and this dull body becomes the norm and they don’t recognise this as an issue, nor act on it. Their cells have lost  the memory of a free and healthy body that is their natural state and their brith right. This method to treat musculo-skeletal disorders is ... READ MORE

Eggplant – Feature Food

“Eggplant is the King of Vegetables, because it is the only vegetable that has a crown.” Vaidya Dr. B.A. (Father) Raju Purification of Foods and Herbs All foods and herbs should be first purified to clean them and enhance the potency. It is the transformation process of all herbs and foods which is essential for safe and effective use. No point of taking ‘super foods’ in high quantity and quality if ... READ MORE



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