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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.                      

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Amaroli – Urine Therapy

  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

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Trigger Point Therapy

Trigger Point Therapy works on the principle that the myofascial fibres get bunched up in certain places and create hard nodes of tension, which results in referred pain. I have found it an invaluable tool over the years. It doesn’t

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Parasite Purge!

Parasite Purge.   There was a naturopathic doctor called Dr Khanna who I once spent some time with, because he was treating my baby boy for dysentery. We were in Almora, in the Himalayas. The doctor lived in a beautiful

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Alkalising the Body

Here is a non-complete list of ways to alkalise the body…there are more, but these are the first to consider… Drink enough bland fluids, i.e. water or herbal tea Take the juice of half a lemon every morning first thing

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Reprogramming Trauma ~ The Rewind Technique

THE REWIND TECHNIQUE   The Rewind Technique is described in a wonderful book called Human Givens, which was written by Joe Griffin and Ivan Tyrell.   . The purpose of the Rewind Technique is to reprocess information or experience ‘forward’ from the

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Winter Panacea Recipe

I found this recipe in 1988 in an old tattered book on Ayurveda that I found in a library in London. At the time I was working 7 nights a week ~ 8pm to 8 am ~ in McVitie’s biscuit

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Good Juice for Good Health

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The Three Doshas

The concept of the three Doshas is one of the fundamental precepts of Ayurveda. The Three Doshas are VATA, PITTA and KAPHA. These Doshas, or constitutional types, arise from the Five Elements, of Ether, Earth, Fire, Water and Air. From

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