At Home Detox – Panchakarma

I wanted to share an easy to do Ayurvedic home detox program I do every Spring and Fall. It is not harsh, or as difficult as juice cleanses and it helps to nourish your cells on a deeper level without causing dryness in the body. In fact, it helps to counteract dryness that can happen…

Nettle Soup

As buds and catkins emerge, the vital force in our body begins to move. We may feel new bursts of energy or even agitation as our liver chi, much like the green world begins to sprout. Spring time is an excellent time to cleanse, or lighten the load on our bodies. Here is a yummy,…

Healing Power of Ginger

Ginger is one of my favourite herbs, especially during winter and the change of seasons. Fresh Ginger is what I use, as it is beneficial for all 3 doshas. Dried ginger can aggravate pitta, so it best to use it fresh. Ginger is a sattvic herb which means it is purifying and cleansing for the…

Herbs for Stress

Stress is no fun and it seems its at every corner of our lives these days. Whether it’s our job, our family, friends, social events, the environment, politics etc. Stress doesn’t have to dominate our lives in facts it’s very important to manage it for long term health. Here are some of the herbs that…

Ayurvedic Kitcheri – Detox Recipe

Kitcheri is a go to in my house. It is amazingly simple to make, very nourishing, easy to digest and it’s a perfect protein. If you don’t know what to make for dinner, make kitcheri. Kitcheri is an ancient Ayurvedic traditional food for cleansing and helping to heal the body. Its base is a small…