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The benefits of black pepper

If I was to recommend just one spice to add to your diet, it would have to be black pepper. For most people, it is a simple & easy addition but from an Ayurvedic point of view it has so many benefits….  Ayurvedic benefits of black pepper Increases digestive fire (Agni) Reduces bloating, indigestion &

Kavala grah

Kavala grah is an ancient Ayurvedic cleanse for the oral cavity. It is said to be beneficial for the senses, the strength of the teeth & gums and much more.   In Ayurveda there are 2 oil gargles. Gandusha uses more oil (up to 150mls or a full mouthful) and Kavalagraha uses less oil (10mls). This

Baked spiced apples

So simple to make and a great breakfast for those with very little appetite in the morning. It is also very nutritious and easy to digest. Suitable for all Doshas but for Kaphas make sure you add some extra spices (Ginger, Cinnamon & Cloves) to regulate blood sugars. Cooking apples makes them easier for Vatas to digest without causing bloating. Hungry Pittas can take a larger portion with extra ghee or coconut oil.