Detox Through Your Skin

As the largest organ in the body, your skin is in constant contact with the outside world, processing temperature, texture and other sensations. Your skin is porous and absorbs whatever you put on it or bathe in: creams, gels, lotions, oils, bubble baths,...

Herbal Trek Tour

  Embark on an Ayurvedic Journey of a Lifetime. Discover the Healing Powers of Herbal Plants in the HEART of the Himalayas. A truly unique, hands-on adventure of a lifetime! Connect with authentic Ayurvedic botanical science in its place of origin. Experience the...

Lotus Benefits Sexual Health

The lotus symbolizes feminine beauty, sensuality and sexuality. In Ayurveda, lotus, holy basil and bacopa are considered to be the most auspicious plants. An aquatic perennial, the Indian lotus or “kamal” is the national flower of India. The lotus flower, what you...

Nurturing Heart Energy

Wherever you go, Whatever you do, Whenever you feel, Do it with all your heart. The Sanskrit word ‘for Heart is Hridaya’. It is believed to be the seat of the Atma (Soul). Hridaya is where Pure Consciousness resides. Hridaya does not just refer to the physical heart...

Is a Rose Just a Rose?

Flowers are the essence of a plant, just as love is the essence of life. Flowers bring tenderness, color, fragrance, freshness, beauty and love to life. Flowers have the capacity to balance our hormones and can be emotionally uplifting.  Ayurveda states flowers...

Remedy the “Silent but Deadly”

A party, a meeting, a date - and suddenly there you are, sphincter on full alert, trying to forestall a silent and deadly. The dreaded fart. The horror! But really, why should this inadvertent emission cause such consternation? The fact is, no one will ever be...

The Peanut Jam

Peanuts pop up everywhere - as party snacks, in the fave peanut butter and jelly sandwich and as a major ingredient in trail mix, marketed as a health food. The popularity of this humble bean (peanuts are a legume that grows underground, unlike most nuts that grow on...

Importance of Ayurvedic Spices as Herbs

Ayurveda uses many spices to alter long-standing conditions by eliminating metabolic toxins. Also known as ‘cleansers’, certain herbs improve the immunity of the person, thereby reducing conditions such as fever.   Herbs such as ginger, black pepper, long pepper,...

U.S. Online Ayurvedic Meds Have High Levels of Lead

American researchers went online to order Ayurvedic medicines, and discovered lead, mercury or arsenic levels that exceed acceptable standards in their purchases, according to a study published Tuesday. Authors of the study, published in the Journal of the American...

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