Ancient knowledge confirmed by modern science
Copper, the ideal water storage. Note it must be well cleaned regularly
Most of us tend to think as water as a convenience and something to nourish our bodies. In fact we can’t live more than about three days without water which makes it a necessity for life.
Within ancient yogic and Hindu understanding, water was highly respected and even venerated because there was the knowledge that our bodies were approximately 70% water. So while water had all its practical applications, the perception of water was that as an entity it has memory.
Memory of water is subtle and yet powerful, if you mistreat the water it will not nurture and support life.
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So why the fuss?
It was not only in Rome that salt was so prized, salt has always been one of the worlds major commodities and it remains so today. All over the world salt is harvested and distributed because without salt would not live.
Even animals need salt and in the wild naturalists have observed how elephants go to extraordinary lengths to acquire salt, and most farmers wanting to raise healthy stock provide salt licks for them. So what is it about salt?
Most of us have grown up in an environment where salt has been added to almost all food. It enhances flavour and contributes toward our nutritional acquirements. However most commercial salt is almost always pure sodium
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An ancient art for modern times
The Lomi Lomi style of holistic bodywork is often referred to as ‘the Rolls Royce of massage’ that’s best known for the deeply relaxing long strokes that sweep the body from tip to toe, over and under, massaging two areas simultaneously and fully engaging the senses so that stress evaporates. As well as being deeply healing, this massage style can also be a divine or transcendental experience.
While Lomi Lomi or Kahuna style massage is thought of as having its roots in Hawaii and other Pacific Islands, it’s actual beginnings were likely bought from India as Hindu’s have been sailing the Pacific for thousands of years. This massage has many modern counterparts; in the
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A plant vital for good health
Tumeric powder that is cooked before use
One of the most popular of the Indian spices, turmeric is also known as halad or haldi and its botanical name is Curcuma longa. Turmeric is a perennial herb with short and thick stem and multiple branches with unforgettable aromatic smell. The stems are underground (called rhizomes) and have food, medicinal as well as ritual value.
Turmeric is regularly included in Indian cookery for giving musky mouth watering flavour and beautiful yellow colour to recipe. See the Golden Milk recipe below.
The use of turmeric starts from day 1 in Indian life. A mixture of turmeric+ split gram floor+ milk is used to give bath to
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A holistic view
By Dr. Satish Kulkarni
Cancer is not a single specific disease according to ayurved. It is a group of chronic disorders related to long term unattended disturbance affecting various dhatu (body tissues) and dosha (basic body constituents). Cancer could manifest as a tumor or as a non healing ulcer. The ayurvedic synonym for tumour is arbuda or granthi and that for a non healing ulcer is dushta vrana.
Along with these manifestations, we can see additional symptoms such as weight loss, weakness, chronic fever and a few other disturbances in dhatu which ayurved describes as thetiryak gati of dosha. This means that the dosha have been displaced from their original setting and are now creating disturbances in
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A delicious sweet spice – Cinnamomum verum
We all know the rhyme ‘cinnamon and spice make all things nice’. Cinnamon of course is a spice best known for flavouring cakes and sweets, it’s great sprinkled on top of hot chocolate drinks although it can be mixed into almost any hot drink, especially coffee.
Cinnamon was once one of the world’s most highly sought after commodities, it has been in use for thousands of years as a medicine, an embalming agent, a means of preserving food, and as a flavouring. The earliest reports of cinnamon date back to ancient Egypt in 2000 B.C. Cinnamon is also described in the Old Testament as an ingredient in anointing oil.
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum) is
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Do you want to live and be happy?
Were it not for our technology, the knowledge of the world at War and all the atrocities that go on would be a distant rumour that would have taken months to circle the globe. But last week when a naive and excited young girl went on a date with a Muslim man she thought charming and safe, images of her dismembered corpse appeared in the world media the next day.
While our media is full of horror stories and it seems like Doomsday is fast approaching, how do we make sense or even retain any semblance of sanity? Our politicians are playing games with our lives for the betterment of their
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The colon clean
If you are a man reading this, you know that you wash your body and afterwards you feel better, likewise if you clean your car it looks better. But just think, if your car is a bit like you and getting on in years, it may have a bit of dirt on the carburettor or other problems.
Most men are aware and when their cars don’t function as well as they should, they get under the hood and clean out anything that reduces performance and internal cleaning of human body is just like that.
Healthy people generally have a bowel motion once or twice a day and this is a good sign that the digestive tract is
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Miracle Drinks Kill Cancer Cells
This miracle drink idea has been circulating for a long time and it’s worth your while to take note as it helps recovery from many unpleasant health problems.
A Mr. Seto had lung cancer and he was recommended to take this drink by a Herbalist from China. He took it diligently for three months and it’s claimed his health was restored and that he wanted to make it public to draw this idea to the attention of people with cancers.
It is claimed that this drink that can protect from bad cells forming in your body or it will restrain their growth!
Take one beet root (red beet), one carrot and one apple
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And a brave new world
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Western allopathic medicine is a new phenomenon when we consider the timespan of human history. No one is quite sure how long human beings have lived on this planet as past knowledge has mostly been lost and what people believe is largely theoretical.
Throughout history, lifespan and health have been dependent on good fortune like food supply and amenable living conditions. As the population grew factors such as human kindness, tolerance or aggression became significant factors.
You throughout history people have wondered why they became unwell, they have wondered why became sick and had such a varied lifespan. They observed that some foods made them strong and some foods made them
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