Making your own rose water- a DIY recipe

We use a lot of Desi gulab (rose) in our skin formulations. Rose is an excellent astringent and pitta balancing flower. When used topically it helps control the oiliness of pitta secretions, cools heated skin and also helps shrinking down…

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Ayurvedic Tejas – Krya Abhyanga Series

“Nothing can dim the light that shines from within” – Maya Angelou As I was writing my to-do list for the day, I glanced at the bottom of the page to see the quote which I have put up here.…

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The Hullabaloo around Honey

Much of the wisdom of traditional medicine is found in our culture and mythology around us, so sometimes it is worth our while to simply open our eyes and observe what is going on around us. We often receive queries…

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Krya Ayurveda series – The Abhyanga and skin moisture

The abhyanga is a central tenet of the Dinacharya prescribed in Ayurveda for the maintenance of good health. Apart from maintenance of good health, an abhyanga has also been used very successfully in the recuperation process of several wasting diseases…

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