Agni, Your Digestive Fire

Agni, Your Digestive Fire

Agni is known in Ayurveda as the internal digestive fire, as well as the deity of fire. The devotion to Agni is not nature-worship, but a recognition of the awe inspiring power that softens metal, evaporates water, and may bring life or death. Fire is known across the...
Cold and Flu Season

Cold and Flu Season

Cold and Flu Season is upon us, and with the added stress of a pandemic, we’re all wondering how best to care for ourselves during this time. Ayurveda seeks to answer the question of “how best do I care for myself” by studying nature, seeking balance, and taking a...
The Six Tastes: Sour

The Six Tastes: Sour

Our entire psychology is connected with our nutrition. Salt: basis for awakening consciousness; Sour: refreshing, activating; Sweet: general sense of well-being; Bitter: resistance for the will” – Albert Soesman The Six Tastes Taste has been studied for thousands of...
Chyawanprash, Vitality in a Jar

Chyawanprash, Vitality in a Jar

Chyawanprash, also called Chyavanprash or Chavana Prash, is an ancient Ayurvedic recipe that’s over 5,000 years old. A specific blend of herbs, spices, fruits, fats, and honey, it is full of essential vitamins, minerals, and other compounds that can help restore the...
What is Ayurvedic Cooking?

What is Ayurvedic Cooking?

There are a handful of key facets that make up Ayurveda cooking and these are some of the primary ones: Use the freshest ingredients and eat seasonally This means purchasing ingredients that are organic, seasonal, and ideally local, which will ensure you’re cooking...