Foaming shampoo, Itching soap : a label lowdown

The Krya post yesterday shared a piece written by Dr.Anupama Santosh, an Ayurvedic vaidya at Shrestha Ayurvedic centre . In this piece she shared her concerns about herbal products and some of the issues she faces while recommending authentic natural…

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Ayurveda on After Sun care

……… As the winter recedes, the weather around here is getting hotter. With the rise of the hot, piercing sun, Krya is getting an increased set of queries on tanning, sun burn and skin redness after sun exposure. What does…

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Herb Magic at Krya – The Indian Nutgrass

We are often asked about the nutrient value of the many herbs we put into our formulations. Our formulations are quite complex, sometimes using upto 35 different ingredients in a particular formulation and these combinations of specific herbs have been…

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Krya Herb Wednesday – the Magic Mulberry

We are often asked about the nutrient value of the many herbs we put into our formulations. Our herb display at the Krya Lab fascinates visitors to the Krya facility, and most of them linger on there to touch, smell…

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Mindful manufacturing & maximum nutrition

I had 2 separate conversations yesterday that were on a topic that We’ve been quite obsessed about in the pre-work leading up the Krya factory. How do we process herbs and grains to ensure that they are easy and convenient…

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Urban Survival 102 – reading cosmetic labels

This is the second part of our article on the science of reading product labels, in which we will decode cosmetic product labels. In the earlier part we dived into the different elements that make up a food label in…

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Pink Predators: Common carcinogens in your home

Last month I attended a meeting of women entrepreneurs. On the sidelines, we were invited to a breast cancer awareness campaign organized by one of the entrepreneurs who had been diagnosed and treated for breast cancer. This young lady is…

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The Zen of Shaving

Somerset Maugham observed that “in each shave lies a philosophy”. In 2009, Haruki Murakami introduced me to this aphorism when he applied it to his daily ritual of running. Murakami went on to write that “No matter how mundane an…

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