The role of sweat & sebum in healthy skin – the Krya Ayurvedic skincare series

The role of sweat & sebum in healthy skin – the Krya Ayurvedic skincare series

Our new series on Ayurvedic skin care and how to look after your skin well this winter will run all this month on Krya. We ran a short poll earlier last week asking for suggestions for this week’s series. Unsurprisingly, 2 topics were very popular: winter skin care and suggestions on improving hair length andContinue Reading

Screentime, Stress and falling hair – Krya Ayurveda series for IT employees

Screentime, Stress and falling hair – Krya Ayurveda series for IT employees

Circadian rhythms and the effect of sunlight on our moods, health, physiology, growth and fertility is an extremely well documented and researched subject. It is of great concern in countries that are far away from the equator with long periods of winter and no Sun. So a quick search online can actually throw up devicesContinue Reading

Krya Skin 101 series : 5 simple ayurvedic hints to care for baby’s skin & boost her immunity

We spoke about how Ayurveda views skin care in infants and understood the basic components to an Ayurvedic baby Ubtan yesterday. We also discussed how we formulate the Krya baby ubtans, a much loved Krya product in yesterday’s post. Most of our consumers tend to discover Krya when there is a particular problem they haveContinue Reading

Herb Thursdays at Krya – the ayurvedic properties & benefits of Vacha (Acorus calamus / Vasambu)

One of our employees at Krya has a 3 year old daughter. One day when the child was playing outside her home, she wandered off from her street and got lost in the neighbourhood. It took the parents atleast 2 – 3 hours to find the child, and finally someone who knew and identified theContinue Reading

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

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