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summer cool downs

with temperatures reaching 34 and up, try one of these 3 recipes to cool you down without grabbing that fizzy drink basil lemonade 1 cup fresh basil 4 lemons 3 limes 8 cups ice cold water honey/agave/sugar substitute per taste easy peasey recipe squeeze the juice from the lemons and limes over a strainer into […]

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tulsi- holy basil; the wonder herb

tulsi is often referred to as the “queen of herbs” and has been an integral tonic of india’s holistic health system of ayurvedic medicines. in fact, the health benefits of tulsi leaves have been documented as early as 5000 bc. tulsi tea holy basil tea (see recipe below), is made from the leaves and blossoms […]

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your natural food basket that is anti-cancer

green tea contains egcg a powerful antioxidant found in greentea binds to a protein found on tumor cells and dramatically slows their growth. broccoli  cabbage and cauliflower contain sulforaphane that induces the production of certain enzymes that can deactivate free radicals and carcinogens. carrots contain a lot of beta carotene, which may help reduce a […]

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want to avoid crow’s feet around your eyes naturally? read on!

under-eye creams is  a billion dollar industry. there are special creams popping all over the place to prevent any appearance of “crow’s feet”. well, the crows don’t land there overnight, it’s a slow process, the results of which only manifests if we have been ignoring them far too long. the area around the eyes is […]

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home made chai body scrub

summers are here! show off your skin with a healthy glow and a faint chai spice fragrance with this natural home made chai body scrub 1 table spoon spiced chai powder or 2 spiced chai tea bags tea bags 1 cup brown granulated sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder 2 table spoons extra virgin olive oil […]

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start you day on a healthy note-everyday!

how did you start your day? have you prepared your body and your digestive system for the long day ahead or would you rather feel sluggish, bloated and tired the whole day? try this simple ayurvedic remedy which has worked for over five thousand years, it not only prepares your digestive tract for the day […]

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banish depression from your lives-the natural and body friendly way!

depression, whether temporary or chronic, can absolutely devastate your health and well being. in most of the cases, depression is caused by the modern lifestyle which and is a “condition” rather than a “disease”. rather, it’s a sign that your body and your life are out of balance.  once your experience this imbalance, you need […]

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ayurvedic detox-a detox where you can actually eat!!

detox is a growing trend today. almost everyone (including us) is guilty of dabbling in some form of detox program or the other. from our personal experience, we have realized that most of the detox programs advocate varying punishing regimes like not eating at all, to eating only 1 class of food or in some […]

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Keeping up with your yoga practice during winters

Ok, lets admit it, winters are almost around the next corner and the last few days on sunshine is merely teasing us with how summers used to be! With the arrival of winters, many of us would rather be a snuggly bear, sipping some chai on the couch than to take the effort to keep […]

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let the power of nature protect you and your family this winter!

  the old joke about the cold that with treatment a cold lasts seven days and, untreated, it lasts a week is substantially true. never mind! over the centuries people have developed many remedies that combat its symptoms and if taken on time, can also “nip it in the bud”. follow these home remedies to […]

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