Ritu Sandhi: Start healthy with ease from winter to spring

The Ayurvedic tradition places emphasis on a healthy and individually suitable way of life. Not only the personal constitution but also the own environment is essential. A significant change in our environment is the change from one season to the next. ⠀ The transitional phase between two seasons is referred to in Ayurveda as the ritu (the season) Sandhi (the transition/connection). ⠀ The end of winter and the beginning of spring fall on the last week of March and the first week in April. At this time the winter...

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Ritucharya: With Ayurveda Healthy And Balanced Enjoying Spring

Finally, it is time again: the days are getting longer, the flowers are blooming, and the birds are chirping. Spring (Vasant Ritu) is seen as a new beginning in many cultures – it is a time when life gradually regrows after the long winter. However, spring brings not only positive things: Due to the climatic changes, our bodies are facing quite different challenges than they were in winter. So that we come through the spring healthy, the Ayurvedic tradition holds some valuable tips for this season ready. ⠀ Spring begins:...

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Kicheri: A classic of Ayurvedic cuisine

For all those who want to recharge their batteries, our recipe for Kicheri is just right! The small mung bean sticks full of minerals and trace elements. The extra portion of ghee with its high proportion of fat-soluble vitamins provides optimal conditions for cell renewal. Just try it! ⠀ Kicheri ⠀ Ingredients: ⠀ ½ cup white organic rice½ teaspoon turmeric¼ cup of mung beans2 cups of water2 teaspoons of ghee2 pinches of black pepper2 pinches of cumin (whole) ⠀ Preparation: ⠀ Wash rice and mung beans thoroughly three times.In a...

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Golden Latte recipe

The original recipe of the "Golden Latte": healthy, calming and so delicious! ⠀ Even in ancient India, mothers have given turmeric-enriched milk to their children. It can help relieve colds and pains and has a relaxing effect on the body and mind. This is especially due to the analgesic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects of the turmeric root. When mixed with the right spices, milk is also ideal against free radicals in the body. ⠀ The original recipe goes like this: ⠀ Heat 230 ml of milk (cow/ almond/ rice milk).⅓...

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Shirodhara: Ayurvedic forehead oil casting

Shirodhara: The Ayurvedic forehead oil casting ⠀ Shirodhara is an integral part of the Ayurvedic tradition Anyone who has already benefited from such an application knows how relaxing and invigorating it can be at the same time. ⠀ How does Shirodhara work? ⠀ The term Shirodhara is derived from the Sanskrit words “Shiro” (the head) and “Dhara” (the river). Together, they describe a constant “flow upside down”. A continuous stream of warmed herbal oil, herbal buttermilk or water previously boiled with herbs flows to the forehead. According to the Ayurvedic view, this process calms the entire...

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