Category Archives: Essential Oils

Tulsi (Holy Basil) – the Incomparable One

Tulsi (Holy Basil) – the Incomparable One Latin name: Ocimum Sanctum English name: Holy Basil Ayurvedic names: Tulsi (The incomparable one); Vishnupriya (The beloved one of Vishnu); Surasa. Part used: Though the seeds and root are used, the leaves are … Continue reading

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Dashmool – the Famous Ten Roots Formula.

Dashmool – the Famous Ten Roots Formula. Dashmool (dashmul, dashamula) is a ten roots compound to treat Vata dosha. The warming quality also pacifies Kapha. It nourishes and tonifies the muscles, strengthens the body, and calms the nervous system. The … Continue reading

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SAVE DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS

SAVE DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS Dear readers, I got this message forwarded by a friend of mine. Please read and take action! Diana Hsieh (Ph.D, Philosophy, CU Boulder) Senator Durbin presented his legislation on the Friday July 1th. The Alliance for Natural … Continue reading

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Wild Oregano Oil – the Mediterranean Miracle

Wild Oregano Oil – the Mediterranean Miracle What qualities do we look for in a remedy? It must be effective, which means our disease must be cured without side effects. The second desirable quality is: it must be affordable, which … Continue reading

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Neem – Indian Heal All Herb

Neem – Indian Heal All Herb In India the Neem tree is variously known as “Divine Tree”, “Heal all”, “Nature Drugstore” and “Village Pharmacy”. Neem (Azadiracta indica) is one of the most powerful blood-purifiers and detoxifiers in Ayurvedic usage. It … Continue reading

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Panchakarma – Five Actions that Change your Life

Panchakarma – Five Actions that Change your Life The miracle of the human body is that it has natural healing intelligence which is capable of constantly rejuvenating itself. However, doshic imbalance and low agni (digestive fire) can block this natural … Continue reading

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Aromatherapy in Weight Control

Aromatherapy in Weight Control The latest findings in physiology suggest that the mind isn’t really located in the brain but travels the whole body on billions of hormones and enzymes analyzing signals from our senses of taste, touch, smell, hearing, … Continue reading

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Oil Massage (Abhyanga)

Oil Massage (Abhyanga) Abhyanga is one of the several purification techniques known as pancha karma. Applying oil to your skin lubricates, protects, detoxifies, and rejuvenates your skin and nervous system, while soothing your endocrine system. The best time to do … Continue reading

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Essential oils and the skin.

Essential oils and the skin. The “essence” means a substance that contains the active ingredients of the medicinal plant. Ayurvedic skin care formulations use plants in a variety of ways to nourish and rejuvenate the skin, including fresh-cut parts, juices, … Continue reading

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