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Bhasmas

BHASMAS

by Kottakkal Support October 06, 2019

As per Wikipedia

Bhasma [1] in Ayurveda has been defined as a substance obtained by calcination.

Bhasma (residue after incineration – calcined preparation) and pishti (powdered gem or metal) are used with herbs for the treatment of critical ailments as a medicinal preparation in Ayurveda and to some extent Unani (both Indian branches of medical science using natural curative methods). The procedures for preparing these medicines are time-consuming and complicated.

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HEALTH SUPPORT FOR BUSY WORKING PEOPLE

HEALTH SUPPORT FOR BUSY WORKING PEOPLE

by Kottakkal Support September 25, 2019

Convenient, "easy to use" tablets, granules, syrups, and gels for many common ailments. 

  • Pain relief
  • Skin Support
  • Digestive support
  • Reproductive support
  • Respiratory support 

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AYURVEDIC KWATHAM V/S KASHAYAM

AYURVEDIC KWATHAM V/S KASHAYAM

by Kottakkal Support September 16, 2019

AYURVEDIC KWATHAM V/S KASHAYAM

Kashayam is the most widely used Ayurvedic herbal remedy and commonly prescribed by many Ayurvedic doctors. These are herbal decoctions; the herbs water-soluble active ingredients are extracted into simmering water. Water-soluble herbs are more easily absorbed by the intestines, this allows for quick action bringing about the desired effect. 

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Spring is Kapha Melting

Spring is Kapha Melting

by Kottakkal Support May 01, 2019

Our bodies are continually exposed to natural seasonal changes, which has a direct effect on how we feel. In nature kapha is called soma, it is all things cooling and nourishing. Things like the moon, forests, freshwater or plant nectar all represent kapha in our external environment. When the season is providing an abundance of cold, rainy, snowy weather there is greater potential for kapha vṛddhi (increased kapha). In our internal environment kapha performs both normal and abnormal opposing activities, such as sturdiness or looseness, nourishment or leanness, enthusiasm or laziness, potency or impotency, wisdom or ignorance, and many other opposing pairs.

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Balancing Excess Kapha

Balancing Excess Kapha

by Kottakkal Support January 16, 2019

Ahh, Kapha. A Dosha that we all have, made up of earth and water. It gives us many of our best human qualities, such as our grounding, stability and warm emotions. When in excess however, it can have negative consequences on our overall health. 

To reduce or pacify kapha, Ayurveda has given us dietary, lifestyle and herbal treatment strategies. To reduce Kapha, emphasize stimulation, exercise, lightening, warming and drying in your diet and lifestyle.

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Suranadi Ghritam Product Highlight

Suranadi Ghritam Product Highlight

by Kottakkal Support January 09, 2019

Suranadi Ghritam has numerous therapeutic uses and is a powerful healing classical supplement. This Ayurvedic preparation is commonly used for stomach disorders and a variety of other health issues. Suranadi Ghritam acts as an antacid that regulates the excess secretion of acid in the stomach so it can support the prevention of Heartburn and Hyperacidity and strengthen digestion.

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January Ayurvedic Recipe: Lentil Soup with Vegetables

January Ayurvedic Recipe: Lentil Soup with Vegetables

by Kottakkal Support January 01, 2019

A delicious soup like this is good for anytime of the year. It's high in fiber and vegan (unless you use ghee in place of the coconut oil!) which is also a great switch. Enjoy this warm, balancing dish with friends and family! It's the perfect one to share, so we made this recipe to serve 6 in time for the holidays. 

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How to Begin An Ayurvedic Lifestyle In 2019

How to Begin An Ayurvedic Lifestyle In 2019

by Kottakkal Support December 26, 2018

It can feel overwhelming to begin learning Ayurvedic practices and routines. You may ask yourself questions such as "How can I do an Ayurvedic morning routine if I have to go to work early/take my kids to school/exercise?" "How can I make time to meditate if I'm so tired in the morning or after work?"

The most important thing when first bringing Ayurveda into your life is to take one step at a time. It takes from 14 to 21 days of consistency for a new practice to become a habit. Go slowly and introduce the new practices and habits into your life one-by-one.

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December Ayurvedic Recipe: Lemon Rice

December Ayurvedic Recipe: Lemon Rice

by Kottakkal Support December 14, 2018

Enjoy this delicious recipe anytime of the year! It's a gentle dish good for most Doshas in moderation and can be made in a flash. It pairs well with any vegetables and legumes.

Our lemon rice dish serves two with these measurements. Reduce or increase as needed for the number of people. 

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