Amalaki – The Gooseberry of the Gods


Essential Facts about Amalaki Names Botanical: Embellica officinalis or phyllantus emblica Sanskrit: Amalaki Hindi: Amla Other names: Dhrati (meaning ‘mother earth’) in Sanskrit and Hindi, Indian gooseberry in English Energetics Rasa (taste): Amla contains five of the six tastes (sweet, sour, pungent, bitter and astringent) Guna (qualities): Heavy Virya (action): Cooling Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Sweet … Read more Amalaki – The Gooseberry of the Gods

Chyawanprash Ingredients


Chyawanprash is an immensely popular Ayurvedic jam that has been used for many thousands of years. It has been prescribed for a variety of things, ranging from boosting longevity to increasing sexual health. It was, and still is, one of the most popular medicines used in Ayurveda. One might wonder what ingredients are to be … Read more Chyawanprash Ingredients