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ARISHTAS AND ASAVAS

ARISHTAS AND ASAVAS

by Kottakkal Support May 25, 2020

Arishtas and Asavas are medicinal herbs processed by fermentation. In general, Arishtas are dried herbs decocted in boiling water and Asavas are fresh herbs decocted in lukewarm or cold water, both are fermented with either jaggery, sugar or honey. The fermentation generates 5 – 10% alcohol which acts as a medium extracting the deeper quality of the herbs. They are very therapeutic and have been safely utilized by Ayurveda for as many as 5000 years.    

There are many benefits to taking Arishtas and Asavas

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ARISHTAMS FOR WINTER

ARISHTAMS FOR WINTER

by Kottakkal Support May 21, 2020

Arishtams are herbal formulas fermented with jaggery, sugar, or honey. The fermentation generates 5 – 10% alcohol, which acts as a medium for extracting deeper qualities from the herbs. They are a perfect choice for winter as they warm digestion and provide many healing benefits.       

  • Pleasant tasting due to sugar content
  • Improves digestion
  • Aids elimination of ama (toxins)
  • Increases the absorption of nutrients

 Please view all twenty-six of our Arishtams 

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FEVER AN AYURVEDIC PERSPECTIVE

FEVER AN AYURVEDIC PERSPECTIVE

by Kottakkal Support May 19, 2020

Fever manifests in two ways, from our external environment (infectious disease or trauma) and our internal environment (morbid dosa/s). Fever is both acute and chronic, and both conditions can occur from either an external or internal cause. 

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