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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11.5 reasons to choose organic – and why we do

Curious consumers and retailers often ask us why we choose to use only certified organic ingredients in our products. The debate on using organic ingredients in our food is of course far less today. We have heard and read enough…

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Mosquito Monogatari.

I live in mosquito land. Every monsoon evening, clouds of DDT swirl around the air sprayed diligently by the corporation workers to stem the mosquito population. Every store I go to has a new product being launched that guarantees a…

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Encounters with Endosulfan

The endosulfan pesticide debate is trending in India and globally. All eyes are on India, which is one of the few big countries, that still allows use of endosulfan. Nationally, V.S Achyuthanandan, Kerala Chief Minister and the Left MPs have…

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Misty Mountain Hop from Peak Oil to Urban Gardens

Last night, our friends screened for us the 2006 documentary, The Power of Community. This film tracks Cuba’s path to self reliance from the brink of complete macroeconomic disaster. This disaster was precipitated by the fall of USSR in 1991…

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Going Beyond Organic: Monoculture vs Polyculture

All the products we create at Krya, are made from plants and their parts: fruits, leaves, shoots, roots. An important part of being a sustainable company is to make informed choices that are sustainable to the system as a whole.…

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