Tag: Herb

In this week’s article of our Rediscovering Ayurveda series, we interviewed Deepa Thukral. Meet Deepa Thukral Deepa is a Yoga Practitioner & Instructor based out of Mumbai. Having dealt with several ailments and sicknesses earlier in her life, she decided to pursue Yoga with the hope of finding a sustainable solution. Her experience with Yoga…


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…


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…


Brainkey Gold Malt Tea

Ingredient: Brahmi Scientific Name: Bacopa monnieri Common Name: Brahmi, Bacopa, Nirbrahmi, ‘herb of grace’ in English. Family: Scrophulariaceae Parts Used: Leaves Description: It is a perennial, creeping herb that grows in wetlands and marshy places. It is native to India, an edible plant that grows up to 6 inches in height with small oval shaped…


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…



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