Natural Healing with Ayurveda

18 Apr

In Ayurveda, it is believed that the Divine provides with all that we need to take care of and treat our bodies. These natural ingredients consist of herbs and essential oils.

Some of the herbs use are:

Amla: High in vitamin C, this antibacterial Indian gooseberry fruit is useful in revitalizing the skin and hair and preventing gray strands. Internally it can help maintain eye and lung health.

Ashwagandha: Also known as winter cherry, this fruit is a good stress reliever, and also helps to boost the immune system and nourish muscles and bones.

Brahmi: This herb can relieve insomnia and stress, help prevent fluid retention and promote hair growth.

Gota Kola: A popular ingredient in anti-aging skin products, gota kola or Indian Pennywort, helps to increase circulation and promotes cell growth and skin regeneration.

Neem: A powerful antibacterial and healer, neem leaf is used topically to help treat psoriasis, eczema, acne, dry skin, dandruff and other skin irregularities. In India it is also a popular ingredient in toothpaste.

Saffron: Antibacterial saffron helps to brighten and even the complexion and hydrate the skin.

Tulsi: Rich in vitamin C, calcium and antioxidants, tulsi, also known as holy basil works as an anti-inflammatory to help both respiratory and skin disorders.

Essential Oils:

Scents that focus and center: frankincense, lavender, petitgrain, rosemary

Scents that energize: grapefruit, lemon, peppermint, pine

Scents that soothe and relax: cedar, orange, rose sandalwood

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