Ayurveda Recipe – Tangy Okra Curry

Ayurveda imparts emphasis on consumption of curries to keep healthy. Curries have a lot of nutritional value and help in stimulation your digestion process due to the presence of various spices and herbs. [Read more…]

The Ayurvedic aspect of Dairy Products

The dairy products such as the milk, egg and yogurt possess the attribute of being building in the nature and thus take more energy in the digestion of the food. This article is penned down to make the readers acquaint with some of the intriguing recipes for dairy products which are lighter as well as easier in terms of preparation. Have a look: [Read more…]

Keys to Easy Digestion- Proper Cooking and Taste

Digestion is described as the process through which the food coming from the external environment is broken with the intention of integrating it with the inner environment. The process by which the digested elements get integrated with the cells is referred to as absorption. The process through which the unneeded elements are removed is termed as the process of elimination. The level of wellness and nourishment felt by an individual significantly, depends upon the balance struck between the three processes. Read through this article and get acquainted with a number of yet unexplored facts about digestion. [Read more…]

The Ayurvedic perspective of curries

Curries are the combinations of the different spices which are added to the food will the objective of aiding the process of the digestion. They can be prepared by either combining one or two spices or with the combination of a dozen of spices. The very act of learning to prepare one’s own curry requires a vast sense of dish, taste and the medical repercussions. [Read more…]

The 6 Key Tastes Identified In Ayurveda

The prime element which aids in getting acquainted with the Ayurvedic nutrition is the “Taste”. The other name of taste is the rasa, which can be applied to each of the three constitutions to aid balance and healing. The Ayurvedic perspective ascertains that the taste is made from myriad distinct components. [Read more…]

The Truly Amazing Ayurvedic Massage Therapy

Ayurvedic massage is one of the oldest and highly evolved massage techniques.  Owing to its effectiveness and simplicity, massage has been incorporated into the ideal daily routine or Dinacharya in Ayurveda (routines followed every day to ensure optimum health). Ayurvedic massages are trending fast and getting widely popular across the globe. Although we are being introduced to massage  as merely a means for relaxation, de-stressing, occasional self-pampering or even a recreational therapy; there is a lot more to this versatile, intricate and one of the most effective Ayurvedic therapies! [Read more…]

Indulge in Good Health with Ayurveda – The concept of Ama and Srotas and Dhatus

Concept of Dhatus
Ayurvedic physiology describes “dhatus” or vital tissues that work in integration to ensure the proper functioning of the body. The seven dhatus include “rasa” or plasma, “rakta” or blood, “mamsa” or muscle, “meda” or fat, “asthi” or bone, “majja” or marrow and nerves, and “shukra and artav” or reproductive tissue. All these seven vital tissues nourish one another. [Read more…]

Saindhav – The Amazing Himalayan Rock Salt

Saindhav – the Himalayan rock salt, pink salt or Halite has been revered as the most superior among all types of salts (Lavana)  in Ayurveda. Named after its origins in Sindh region (now in Pakistan) i.e. Indus Valley Saindhav belongs to the highest echelon of functional foods in Ayurveda. It was formed about 500 millions of years ago during the Cambrium geological era, when the primordial ocean dried up, leaving pockets of salts sealed inside layers of earth and rock. [Read more…]

Amazing Health Benefits of Pomegranate Peels

Pomegranate- bright red, with ruby colored, jewel like seeds/arils embedded within it, has been revered as a divine fruit. Believed to have flourished in the Garden of Eden, Pomegranate finds itself as a part of ancient symbolism, rituals, beliefs and folk practices. [Read more…]

Are Sprouts an Every-Day Food?

Blanket diet rules like eat sprouts, eat raw vegetables, drink plenty of water etc. bear likeness to the nature of a double edged sword. While some of us are truly benefited by adopting them in our lifestyle; some others can end up with imbalance and diseases. Sprouts (from beans, lentils especially) are without a doubt a healthy and nutritious food. However, Ayurveda advises against the habit of eating sprouts regularly. [Read more…]