Tag Archives: herbs

Spring Cleaning: Why We Need To Detox

Why we need to detox Just as we regularly take showers, wash our hair, brush our teeth and tend to the outside of our bodies, the internal systems of our body – most importantly our digestive system – benefit from regular cleansing and care. Toxins are a product of our everyday lives and are related […]

Spotlight on herbs: Asparagus racemosus (Shatavari, Wild asparagus)

Taken from ‘The Ayurveda Bible’ by Anne McIntyre For the first of our ‘Spotlight on Herbs’ blog posts I’ve chosen Shatavari.  This herb is an excellent nourishing tonic and the most important Sattvic rejuvenative for women – hence the name which translates as ‘she who possesses a hundred husbands‘!  It is cooling and moistening, restoring balance when […]