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…

Overcoming Depression

Tips to overcome depression Depression can feel like a looming cloud of darkness that follows us everywhere we go. We may loose interest in activities we once enjoyed, our sex drive may dive, we may feel hopeless, lost or uninterested in life. When the nervous system for a variety of reasons like excess stress, trauma,…

Herbal Allies For Anxiety

There are many types of anxiety. I wanted to share a few that can be friends in your healing journey.  For anxious stomach – Lavender oil pills are excellent. Health food stores usually carry them. Depending on dose take 1 a couple times a day if struggling with this long term. If its more acute…