Black cumin has been known as a medicinal plant for thousands of years, especially in the Orient. It is used as a spice and as an oil in many ways. Read more
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Lassi in general is a refreshing, light drink that strengthens the digestive system. Mango Lassi in particular balances Pitta Dosha. Read more
Ayurveda distinguishes three Doshas, i.e. basic functional principles: Vata, Pitta and Kapha Dosha. They operate in our physiology and in the whole of nature.
A salty Lassi helps keep Vata in balance while traveling – and at other times as well. It is easy to prepare and can be brought along in the car or on the train.
Ideally use fresh, home-made yoghurt from whole milk or organic yoghurt. Add some spices and a little salt.
“I’m feeling listless all the time,” – “I sleep well but I’m still tired,” – “I have some kind of pressure in my right upper abdomen.” This is how patients with a stressed liver may describe their condition.
Usually, the symptoms are so unspecific that the underlying problem is only detected at a very late stage, e.g. when people do a blood test or ultrasound at their physician’s office. Read more
The following recipe is an example of how to design a salad for both appearance and taste.
It allows for mixing in fortifying herbs such as dandelion, goutweed, stinging nettle, etc. If certain ingredients are not at hand, replace them with others of your choice. Let your creativity run wild with colors, shapes and flavors!
Ayurveda recommends a satisfying yet light meal in the evening. The main point is that it should be digested before we go to bed. A freshly cooked, light vegetable soup is tasty, does not put a strain on the digestion and can be prepared quickly – in about 25 minutes. Read more
Let’s face it: our mental health has suffered greatly over the past year 2020. Especially anxiety disorders, but also depressions have increased, because many familiar structures have fallen away and compensating social contacts have been reduced to a minimum. Read more
The Sanskrit word “Shirodhara” simply means “head pouring” or “head stream”. The treatment is given with organic sesame oil warmed to body temperature. Read more
A sunny, windless spring day increases Kapha just as much as inclement, grimy weather with rain, fog and damp cold. Neither a recliner nor the sofa should be your first choice now! On the contrary, physical activity in the fresh air reduces Kapha and boosts your metabolism. Read more