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Buttermilk - The Divine Ayurvedic Nectar

how to make takra buttermilk
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Buttermilk or takra is a drink that promotes health and longevity. It has been used in Ayurvedic medicine since ancient times. It is made of liquid left behind after churning the butter out of curd. Healing properties of buttermilk are mentioned in all authentic ayurvedic texts


Why Smoothies May Not Be Healthy For You

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While discussing food and nutrition, terms like calories, vitamins, mineral, proteins and carbohydrates are usually used. In Ayurveda the nutritional value is simply determined by taste of the food and qualities it displays.

Smoothie is a thick and cold drink made of fruit or vegetables blended with milk or water. It may include combinations of seeds, nuts, oils, butters, yogurt, ice cream, powdered protein and superfoods.


Simple Way To Make St. John's Wort Oil

how to make st. john's wort oil

It's St. John's wort season! St. John's wort is a plant with bright five petal flowers. It grows to be 50-100 cm tall. It's peak bloom time is the summer solstice, the longest day of sunlight in the year. 


Nabhi Vasti Treatment (Tutorial)

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Nabhi Vasti is a simple and safe treatment commonly used in Vedic medicine for balancing the Nabhi marma or vital center located behind the navel, with warm medicated oil. 


Health Benefits Of Cherry Stems

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Did you know that cherry stems are used as a remedy in traditional medicine? Cherry stems are known for their diuretic properties which promotes proper kidney function and reduces water retention. They prevent formation of kidney stones and urinary tract infections. Cherry stems also stimulate the elimination of toxins from the body through urine and stools. 


Ayurvedic Regimen For Summer

summer ritucharya

Following a proper seasonal regimen or Ritucharya is important part of preventive medicine. As different seasons have natural effect on the human body, Ayurveda recommends diet and lifestyle to follow to keep the doshas, dhatus and agni in balance. Ritucharya is discussed in all classics of Ayurveda.