Krya formulation Tuesdays – Krya classic skin oil with Manjishta & Chandana for oily skin

I recently received an email from a consumer asking for help to choose the right skin care products for her. She is a 21 year old girl who lives in a very hot and dry climate where temperatures are usually between 37 – 40 deg centigrade. She found that her skin was going dry inContinue Reading

Ayurvedic superfoods – The Foxnut (Phool Makhana)

What you see in the picture is 2 handfuls of fox nuts (Phool Makhana) being roasted with 1 – 2 teaspoons of ghee. The result is a very crunchy, crisp and wonderful native Super food which has many wonderful health giving properties. Euryale ferox is described in Ayurveda as having properties very similar to PadmaContinue Reading

Krya Hair 101 series – 4 principles of Mindful eating

Krya Hair 101 series – 4 principles of Mindful eating

Ayurveda believes that the food we eat literally makes up every part of our body. Every organ system is formed by metabolising of the food we eat and assimilating the nutrients from the metabolised food. Ayurveda divides the body into seven layers (and organ systems) of increasing complexity. Each succeeding layer is formed after theContinue Reading

Formulation Tuesdays: restoring health to chemically damaged hair

Formulation Tuesdays: restoring health to chemically damaged hair

It should come as no surprise to you when I tell you that frequent chemical treatments tend to damage hair. You are probably nodding knowingly and with a touch of guilt as you are reading this. Despite all the evidence to the contrary, we persist with many hair experiments and continue to listen to theContinue Reading

Herb Thursdays: the Ayurvedic benefits and properties of Durva (Cynodon dactylon)

Herb Thursdays: the Ayurvedic benefits and properties of Durva (Cynodon dactylon)

In most parts of India, tomorrow we will be celebrating Vinayaka / Ganesh Chaturti where we revere and celebrate Lord Ganesha, the elephant headed remover of obstacles, who brings in good beginnings and prosperity. Apart from modaks of different kinds, Lord Ganesha is also worshipped with the Durva Grass. So today’s Herb Thursday will talkContinue Reading

Krya Formulation update Tuesdays: a better oil for dry, frizzy hair

Krya Formulation update Tuesdays: a better oil for dry, frizzy hair

Rupert Baxter, that quintessential suspicious secretary in PG Wodehouse’s Blanding’s Castle series was often said to be generally suspicious of everything and everyone. I often find myself invoking my inner Baxter when I read beauty product labels, especially those proclaiming to be completely natural. As you are aware, we make excellent Ayurvedic first principle basedContinue Reading

Herb Thursdays at Krya – the ayurvedic properties & benefits of Shikakai (Acacia concinna)

Shikakai: a herb that we all love to hate. A herb that reminds both of having our hair washed by our mother and grandmother, and of eyes stinging during the process. But also paradoxically, we associate Shikakai not just with painful childhood memories, but also having the hair of our childhood: thick, long, dark, andContinue Reading

Formulation Tuesdays at Krya – Krya Kids Hairwash

Formulation Tuesdays at Krya – Krya Kids Hairwash

Just how bad / toxic are synthetic baby and kids products?  The short answer: very The long answer: Do you have a lifetime to listen to our rants? We often blog about the myriad suspect chemicals, possible carcinogens and irritant ingredients that are knowingly or unknowingly a part of the personal care pantheon designed forContinue Reading

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