ayurveda

cucumber on face

Food for Your Face

The skin eats too, so start in your kitchen for your beauty routine. Āyurveda’s simple logic, unencumbered by marketing dollars to propagate its messages, looks at the biology and chemistry …

cow ghee

The Nerve of Ghee

When gaughrita is accompanied by specific herbs that are medhya or nourishing of the thinking mind, ghee’s effects are amplified. Ghee can treat disorders and injuries of the head, brain …

desi ghee

The Secret Gifts of Ghrita

The acharyas (wisemen) of Ayurveda deciphered life’s complexities, tested their theories for validity, and then disseminated that verified knowledge in the Samhitas. For these renowned seers, cow ghee also known …

Pickled Red Onion

Medicinal Uses of Onion

Onions are an amazing substance. This underground bulbous extension of a plant stem is found around the world. It has been used both as a vegetable and as a spice. …

Madhura Rasa

Madhura Rasa

Ayurveda mentions that the perception of rasa as taste in any food item originates from water. This implies that all the tastes have a predominance of jala-mahabuta, the essence of …

Finding Real Food

Modern food sciences such as nutrition, biochemistry and dietetics emphasize molecules and calories and type foods as carbohydrates, fats and proteins. They give no credibility to the bioelectric energy within …