Ghruta is one of the most powerful and fundamental substances in Ayurveda. In addition to being a fantastic cooking oil, Ghruta is revered for its innumerable health benefits. One of the reasons that Ghruta is so powerful is because it possesses the ability to deeply nourish all seven of the dhatus or bodily tissues: plasma, … Read more How Does Ghruta Nourish All Body Tissues?
Essential Facts about Ginger Rhizome Names Botanical: Zingiber officinale Sanskrit: Vishwabheshaj or vishwaaushadha, meaning Universal Medicine Hindi: Adarakh (fresh) and Sounth (dry) English: Ginger Energetics Rasa (taste): Pungent, sweet Guna (qualities): Heavy, dry, piercing Virya (action): Warming Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Sweet Dosha (constitution): Pacifies kapha Habitat Ginger is native to Asia, but it is cultivated … Read more Ginger Rhizome – The Universal Medicine
When I was twelve, I was bullied for having scrawny, little chicken legs. I was stick thin, to the point where I looked sick and was often asked if I struggled with anorexia or bulimia. I have always had a complicated relationship with food. I did have an eating disorder, but not the one you’d … Read more How to Satisfy Your Hunger