When the thermometer climbs above the 25 °C mark, Ayurveda speaks of Pitta time. Pitta represents heat and fire. To balance Pitta Dosha, we recommend cooling food. It’s best to favor sweet, astringent, and bitter flavors Read more
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Ayurveda distinguishes between cold food and cooling food. When the summer shows its hot side, we tend to go for cold or even ice-cold food and drink. But according to Ayurveda, this is an overreaction with an unpleasant effect, because cold food severely reduces Agni, the digestive fire. Read more
Doesn’t everyone like mashed potatoes, nicely warm and soft? Except… that one always feels some discom- fort after eating them? Ayurveda tells us why: milk, combined with salty dishes, clumps in the stomach and is then difficult to digest. Read more
Making your own Ghee is easy, but you need to give it some time and attention. The butter has to be boiled long and gently to release its subtle nutty aroma. The suggestion is to do this on the side, while you’re preparing a meal or doing chores, but close enough that you can monitor the process. Read more
Although this winterly vegetable soup is low on carbohydrates, it is quite satiating and thus really helps you lose weight.
In this recipe, we have used fennel, but this can be replaced by white cabbage or kohlrabi, e.g. if you prefer a stronger taste. Read more
Although this almond confectionery can be enjoyed year-round, it’s an especially fitting enrichment to the traditional range of Christmas Season pastries. Read more
Back pain is the most common disease and the second-most common reason for doctor visits in Germany. According to a survey by the Bertelsmann Foundation, around 20 percent of all insureds seek medical advice concerning back pain at least once a year. Read more
This pumpkin soup is mild, delicious, and warming – and it just fits well with autumn. In addition, it looks great with its sophisticated topping.
Depending on how thick you make it, this soup can be served as a main dish or as a starter. Read more
This late-summer recipe can be prepared with zucchini (courgettes) or small pumpkins. Read more
If you have visited our Maharishi AyurVeda Health Centre in Bad Ems before, the doctor has given you many useful tips you can use at home. One of the simplest recipes is the lemon and honey drink, taken first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. Even if you want to have breakfast early, it’s best to wait for half an hour, to allow the drink to really unfold its beneficial effects. Read more