Ayurveda and Diverticulitis

Diverticula are bulging pouches that can develop in lower intestine. Diverticulitis can occur when these pouches get inflamed or infected. Diverticulitis is predominantly a Vata imbalance. Amalaki is an Ayurvedic herb that helps re-tone your colon. It is found in the formula Triphala. Avoid stimulant laxatives and enemas that...

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Dream Decoction

Ingredients 180ml almond milk 120ml unsweetened tart cherry juice (I get mine from Commonsense organics) 1 tablespoon maple syrup (the real stuff not flavouring) 1/2 teaspoon ashwagandha powder (withania somnifera) – if you can’t find some I have in stock dried culinary rose petals (optional) – or you can...

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Green Honey

Green Honey Recipe for you…sooo good- What you need: Fresh raw honey – about 1/2 cup 20 leaves of lemon balm 10 mint leaves 3 sprigs thyme – stems discarded zest of 1 lemon 1/4 inch grated ginger What to do: Combine all ingredients into your food processor. Blend...

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How to make Ayurvedic facepacks at home

I have tried these face packs and thought you would love them too. You can make them daily or as a treat once per week or month. The thing I like most about these ayurveda face packs is they are so easy and that they smell so good! And...

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Keep healthy with an Ayurveda routine

I’ve put together a simple Ayurveda daily routine after listening to a variety of speakers in the recent international online Ayurveda conference. I wrote this on the plane on the way back from Fusion Ayurveda’s beautiful retreat to Fiji – what a wonderful week, forming new friendships and having nurturing,...

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First Aid from your kitchen cupboard

Today I want to talk about how herbs and spices serve a dual role in our lives, both to provide culinary diversity and as medicinal herbs used for therapeutic purposes. Many people have a wide variety of herbs and spices in their kitchen cupboards which could also be used...

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