Ayurvedic Usage of Nutmeg

Nutmeg: Jaiphal – Nutmeg is an aphrodisiac, digestive tonic, very useful even with external application in case of headache, useful in cough, cold, asthma and more. Botanical Name – Myristica fragrans Henlt. Family – Myristicaceae Sanskrit Synonyms: Jatiphala, Malatiphala, Malatisuta – A fruit having fragrans (Jati or Malati means Jasmine, symbolic to fragrance). Soumansayani, Majjasaram…

Spring Cleansing Ideas from Ayurveda

Spring marks the transition period between winter and summer. Spring lasts from March to May. As per Ayurvedic season classification, this period is called Vasanta. Need for spring body cleanse According to Ayurveda, the transition period between two seasons is called as “Rutusandhi”. During this period, body needs special preparation so as to get accustomed…

Using Ghee for Massage

I just learned about a boy who was very weak since he was born. The new nanny started giving this boy a daily massage with pure ghee (following the Indian tradition) and within a month this boy became much healthier with a beautiful glowing skin. Ghee is considered to have anti-aging properties. It protects the…