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28th mei 2014

Perfect health starts with your constitution

Ayurvedic philosophy teaches us that everything in life has a constitution; be it a person, an animal, a food, or even a place. Understanding your own personal Ayurvedic constitution – or prakriti (which literally means ‘nature’) – is the first step in learning how to embrace your potential to achieve your optimum health.

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23rd mei 2014

Neem: revered and cooling

In Ayurveda, Neem – the same genus as the mahogany tree – is used to cool and soothe the body. With overheating comes side effects such as digestive heat, redness and sweating, and bitter foods such as Neem have been used in traditional Indian medicine for hundreds of years to cool you down.

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23rd mei 2014

Guggul: one of Ayurveda's most endangered plants

Over-usage and destructive harvesting methods have led guggul – or Indian myrrh – to become one of the most endangered plants used in Ayurveda. We work with farmers in Rajasthan, who are aiming to reverse the decline by choosing to cultivate guggul to bring its magic back.

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