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In this week’s article of our Rediscovering Ayurveda series, we interviewed Shani Dayal. Meet Shani Dayal Shani is an Architect & Yoga Practitioner. She also runs a design studio titled Elementa Designs. Having found Yoga in her life early on, she decided to take it a notch up by enrolling herself in a Teachers Training…


In this week’s article of our Rediscovering Ayurveda, we interviewed Adriana Lee. Meet Adriana Lee Adriana is a Yoga & Reiki practitioner based out of the United States. For someone who helps people get in touch with their bodies, minds, spirit, and purpose, Adriana possesses a rich list of certifications like 300 Hour YTT HIBS…


Benefits of Chironji

Scientific or Botanical Name: Buchanania lanzan or Buchanania latifolia Common Name: Chironji, Charoli, Cheronjee, Chiraunji, Priyal, Piyal Family: Anacardiaceae Parts used: Seeds, nuts, kernel, fruits, leaves, oil, gum from the trunk and the roots as well. Description: Chironji or Buchanania lanzan plant is a deciduous tree majorly native to the Indian subcontinent, especially in the northwest, and…


Ingredient: Ashwagandha Scientific Name: Withania somnifera  Common Name: Indian Winter cherry, sometimes called Indian ginseng. Family: Solanaceae Parts Used: Root Description: Ashwagandha literally means ‘Ashwa-horse’ and ‘Gandha-smell’ in Sanskrit. It confers the strength and virility of a horse. It is a widely acclaimed Ayurvedic drug for people of all ages, that provides all sorts of…


Ingredient: Shankhpushpi Scientific Name: Convolvulus pluricaulis Common Name: Aloe weed in English Family: Convolvulaceae Parts Used: Flowers, Leaves, Stem, Roots Description:  The plant grows widely during the rainy season, 2-3 inches in height. Leaves are small in size with bell-shaped flowers or it looks like more on a conch. Nutrient Profile: The whole plant has…


The one mineral that is widely popular and we all know is calcium. The minute we say calcium, we relate it to strong bones or bone health. But the benefits of calcium go way beyond than just that. Calcium is an essential mineral for the whole body, for it to function and for us to…


Every morning your cup of tea must be incomplete if made without using a dash of ginger. We are used to the famed ‘Adrak-wali Chai’! Ginger is such a versatile ingredient used widely. It not only provides flavour & zest but also has amazing health benefits. Let’s know more about the healthiest food – Ginger…


Roses – the ‘King of Flowers’ is loved by all and has great commercial value.’ The sweet humble Gulkand has a whole lot of goodness in it. We all relish it after our meals along with betel leaf ‘Meetha Paan’ as a mouth refresher. Nonetheless, you can simply have it as it is.  Gulkand is…


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