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 […]

Grapes (Draksa) – The Best Among Fruits

Grapes are the best among all the fruits and the most wholesome according to Ayurveda.* [siteorigin_widget class=”Primrose_SOW_Heading”][/siteorigin_widget] Builds Physical & Mental Strength + Aphrodisiac The sweet taste (rasa) and post-digestive effect (vipaka) nourish the physiology with strength. Whether it be: building tissues and energy for the emaciated and depleted, a juicy aphrodisiac, or providing mental […]

Do You Really Think The Sun Causes Skin Cancer?

The dominant belief today is that UV light causes melanoma (associated with skin cancer). Melanoma incidence has risen 23 times from 1935-2012, but dermatologists can’t put their finger on what is causing the current surge. The ironic thing is, skin cancer rates are getting higher while people are getting exponentially less sun and using more […]

Melatonin: The Critical Hormone & How to Optimise It

Melatonin is an essential hormone that provides a multitude of benefits throughout the human body. Mistakenly it has been dubbed the hormone of sleep, but more accurately it is the “hormone of darkness,” since it trains our circadian rhythms to the day and night cycles, a critical cycle to be aligned with for optimal health. Since the 2017 […]

Amla Pickle (Recipe)

Amalaki (Indian Gooseberry) 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 […]