Blog Archives

Dandelion Root Medicine

Any of us may need to know about this easily-available and powerful medicine sometime. All parts of the plant may be used, but this post is just about the Root.                      

Posted in Health and Healing

The ‘Bad Cholesterol’ Myth

We are told there are good and bad types of cholesterol. HDL is the ‘good’ type and LDL is the ‘bad’ type, and if you get a cholesterol test the medical people look at the LDL levels and sometimes shake

Posted in Health and Healing

Triphala ~ Ayurvedic Tonic

The word Triphala means Three Fruits. Triphala is recommended and used more often than any other Ayurvedic herbal formulation. It is popular for its unique ability to gently cleanse and detoxify the system while simultaneously replenishing and nourishing it. It

Posted in Health and Healing, Uncategorized

Vata Increases for Everyone in the Kali Yuga

This is an interesting theory I came across…that all constitutions experience an excess of Vata in these Kali Yuga times. To understand what is meant by an ayurvedic constitution, here is a brief post. http://somathread.ning.com/groups/ayurveda/forum/the-three-doshas Some people say it is

Posted in Health and Healing, Uncategorized

Amaroli

  URINE THERAPY   ‘Drink the waters of thine own cistern…’                                                           The Book Of Proverbs 5.15   ‘It is the spiritual dimension to Amaroli (Urine Therapy) that I believe to be the most important. By drinking your

Posted in Health and Healing, Oddities, Uncategorized

1000 year old remedy kills modern super-bugs

Fascinating! 1,000-year-old onion and garlic remedy kills antibiotic-resistant bugs The simple salve is more effective than modern antibiotics. Source ~ http://www.sciencealert.com/1-000-year-old-onion-and-garlic-remedy-kills-antibiotic-resistant-bugs A 1,000-year-old Anglo-Saxon ‘eye salve’ made from onion, garlic, wine and part of a cow’s stomach has been shown to wipe

Posted in Health and Healing, Uncategorized

Soma ~ The Plant

Whole article from ~ http://vedanet.com/2012/06/13/the-secret-of-the-soma-plant/ Written by David Frawley Soma is a great deity, cosmic power and spiritual principle in Vedic thought. It also had its counterpart in the plant kingdom. There has been a long search for the identity of

Posted in Health and Healing, Uncategorized

Agni and Soma

Whole article from ~ http://vedanet.com/2012/06/13/agni-and-soma-and-ayurvedic-alchemy/ Written by Pavan Kanwar One of the important images of the Rig Veda is Agni (the sacred fire) as the guide leading us to immorality (Amrita) through the sacrifice of Soma or the mystic nectar to

Posted in Health and Healing, Uncategorized

A Lakota Boy asks his Grandfather….

A young Lakota asked his grandfather why life had to be so difficult sometimes… Grandfather says this: In life there is sadness as well as joy, losing as well as winning, falling as well as standing, hunger as well as

Posted in Health and Healing, Oddities, Uncategorized, Western Mysticism

On Vegetarianism

  I’m not trying to shove vegetables down anyone’s throat, but just exploring this option of us not needing to kill other sentient creatures for food or resources. It is not a judgement here, but with mass extinction of species

Posted in Health and Healing, Oddities, Uncategorized

Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm It’s that time of the year. I go cold turkey on the mint and start drinking Lemon Balm tea. I have a nice lemon balm plant that just grows bigger the more you take from it, and basically

Posted in Health and Healing, Uncategorized

Neti…and a bit on Nadis

I’m sure very many of you are familiar with this cleansing practice but it is a good time of the year to remind/revise, because it is very beneficial for staving off colds and sinus problems. But Neti also has other

Posted in Health and Healing, Uncategorized
Welcome to Somathread

"Tell the truth through whichever veil comes to hand — but tell it.'' ~ Zadie Smith

Follow somathread on WordPress.com
Blog Stats
  • 26,492 hits
Categories
Archives
''I am all pervasive. I am without any attributes, and without any form. I have neither attachment to the world, nor to liberation. I have no wishes for anything because I am everything, everywhere, every time, always in equilibrium. I am indeed, That eternal knowing and bliss, Shiva, love and pure consciousness.''