Ayurveda for dogs

Yes! Dogs have Ayurveda constitutions too. In General: Vata dogs are high energy and are very alert. They need daily activity, stimulation, fun, and play. They will tend toward anxiety and sensitivity. They are sprinters, can tire easily even with tons of energy and are picky and light eaters. They...

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Get primed for hay fever

Hay fever season is coming with Spring only 2 weeks away! For those who suffer from hay fever or have friends or family who do, please pass this on and let them know it is a great idea to prime yourselves before the pollen is released. This way you...

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Inflammatory foods v anti-inflammatory foods

Inflammatory foods vs Anti-inflammatory foods

This short list describes which foods to minimise and which to eat from an inflammatory standpoint.   Inflammatory foods Nightshades (tomatoes, white potatoes, peppers, eggplant) Spinach and chard Hot-spicy foods Citrus fruit (except lime) Fermented foods such as vinegar and kombucha Salty, sour and pungent foods Fatty, fried foods...

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Chocolate Raspberry Raw Slice

Ingredients Base 12 dates 1 cup raw nuts (either almonds, macadamias or cashews. You can use one type or a mixture) 1/3 cup cacao powder 3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted Raspberry Layer 2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries 2/3 cup raw cashews or macadamias 4 tablespoons shredded organic coconut...

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This is the first of my newsletters which I will be putting out fortnightly. I aim to include little interesting snippets of information about Ayurveda that I hope you will enjoy. These will include snippets on food, herbs, recipes, exercises and general well being. I aim to keep them...

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cold remedy

Cold Remedy

Quite a few of my clients have colds at the moment – the change in season upsets the immune system, it’s an important time to nurture yourself. Here’s a beautiful Kerala ayurvedic cold remedy. You can also inhale it when cooking it. Ingredients  Basil Leaves – 2 handfuls Shallots...

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