Cilantro Mint Chutney ~

Cilantro Mint Chutney ~

Cilantro Mint Chutney is Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC favorite spring time go to!

Spring is know as Kapha season through the lens of Ayurveda and we need to help ourselves by eating foods that will help lift the fog, dampness and break up mucus.

Cilantro calms our immune sensitivity to pollen. It is hypoallergenic and cools the liver.

Mint refreshes the mind, disperses dullness and lifts the fog. It breaks up mucus and fluid stagnation in the lungs, throat and sinuses. Mint and cilantro are both diuretics with the potential to drain excess water via the urinary tract. Raw onions have a cleansing effect on the liver and a laxative effect in the GI. Wild onions, a common weed, are a great addition to the spring time menu.

Cilantro Mint Chutney:
YIELD
Makes about 2 cups
ACTIVE TIME
20 min
TOTAL TIME
20 min
INGREDIENTS

• 2 cups packed fresh cilantro sprigs
• 1 cup packed fresh mint leaves
• 1/2 cup chopped white onion
• 1/3 cup water
• 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
• 1 teaspoon chopped fresh small green chiles, such as serrano or Thai, including seeds, or to taste
• 1 teaspoon sugar
• 3/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste

Put it on everything you eat – and enjoy!

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health” 😊

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On the right path?

On the right path?

Does the path you’re on feel right?

A good indiction that something is “wrong” in your life or the path is not leading you in the “right” direction would be feeling fearful, depressed or pessimistic.

When you’re on the “right” path you will know as you will feel enthusiastic, optimistic or content. Doing what you need to do, being who you really are brings out the best in us all.

Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC encourages you to sit with your thoughts, feel them, see them and most importantly “hear” them.

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health” 😊

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Dry Brushing ~

Dry Brushing ~

Dry brushing through the lens of Ayurveda….

The Benefits

Increases muscle tone
Improves skin texture (luminosity and suppleness)
Reduces the effects of stress on the body
Promotes weight management by supporting healthy metabolism
Supports natural detoxification
Improves lymphatic circulation
Enhances circulation
Stimulates areas that accumulate cellulite
The Contraindications

Avoid garshana if you have:

Very sensitive skin

A Skin condition, such as psoriasis or eczema

An open wound (skip area)

Inflamed skin due to sunburn or an allergy an allergy

Ayurvedic dry-brushing, called garshana (pronounced gar-shun-uh), promotes lymphatic cleansing and is a powerful way to support the removal of ama (cellular waste products) from the body. Garshana is traditionally done using raw silk or linen gloves, though many prefer to use a natural bristle body brush. This technique is recommended for people who have signs of ama, which may include fatigue, sluggishness, feeling physical or mental dullness, constipation, and a taxed immune system.

Dry brushing is also an excellent practice for the kapha time of year, the season of spring. During the spring months, snow is melting, water has saturated the earth, and flower pollen is carried on the breeze. This is the time of year when kapha can begin to accumulate in the lymph or the sinuses and create stagnation or respiratory congestion. Dry brushing helps to stimulate kapha in the body and encourage movement and drainage of excess mucus.

It is important to do abhyanga (Ayurvedic self-oil massage) after dry brushing. Organic cold pressed sesame oil is a good place to start. Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC carriers a wide variety of self-oil massage oils, including, sesame, Vata, Pitta, Kapha, and detox oil for your convenience.

Guidelines for Garshana—The Traditional Ayurvedic Dry Massage

Skin brushing is best done in the morning before bathing, with dry skin that is free from lotion or oil

Make sure the room where the massage will be done is a comfortable temperature
Stand in the bathtub/shower or on a towel to avoid getting flaky skin on the floor

Using gloves or a brush, massage vigorously to stimulate the skin and lymph

Keep the direction of the stroke always toward the heart

Use circular strokes on the stomach and joints (shoulders, elbows, knees, wrists, hips, and ankles), and long sweeping strokes on the arms and legs (toward the heart)

Massage from the feet upward, continuing to the torso and on to the neck

Massage from the hands to the shoulders

Massage the stomach and buttocks in circular clockwise motions

Apply light pressure where the skin is thin or sensitive and firm pressure on thicker areas like the bottoms of the feet

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health” 😊

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How do you start your day?

How do you start your day?

How you start your day can make a world of difference on the outcome 💙

We at Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC love starting our day with Reiki Healing cards. The quotes & messages help keep us centered, grounded and grateful for all that comes our way in the course of the day 🙏🏻

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health” 😊

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New Moon = New Beginnings

New Moon = New Beginnings

Todays new moon is a gift of new beginnings! It’s a shift to call in what you want to manifest in your life. Activate what you want by calling it into your life.

Here’s a few ways to do just that:

• Clear your Energy to get centered ~ Take a salt bath or space clear your energy with sage, a feather or a flame.
• Set Your Intentions ~ declare to the new moon what your vision is ~ declare it boldly and with courage. Write them down and then speaking them loudly ~ by physically speaking them you symbolize your intention to manifest your goals.
Then:
• Express Gratitude ~ from your heart and your soul believe that this IS granted to you and express gratitude.
• Act ~ Take those steps forward toward your goal daily. You will be surprised by what transpires between now and the next Full Moon ~ a time of manifestation.

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health” 😊

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Organic Ghee!

Organic Ghee!

It’s that time again and YES we did make our FULL MOON GHEE! (Auspicious Ghee)

Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC Organic Ghee! Was made yesterday and ready to pick up or be shipped, while supplies last!

Everything around us has an effect on something within us. The frequency of the moon affects the mind and influences our feelings, emotions, and desires. The practice of making Ghee on a full moon is considered auspicious because the moon is thought to influence “Soma” the source of nourishment, nectar, and bliss. Soma is a Sanskrit term which is derived from the root word “su” which means to energize, stimulate, expand and grow.

Think of Ghee as liquefied sunlight!
Ghee is the most refined end product of milk and one should consider using in place of butter. Because the milk solids have been removed, it has a higher smoking point than butter.

Through the lens of #Ayurveda here are a few benefits of incorporating Ghee into your diet:

Lactose Friendly
Dosen’t spoil easily
Promotes flexibility
Rich in vitamins
Healthy digestive tract
Lowers Cholesterol
Higher smoking point
Weight loss

Contact us to purchase a fresh jar or two while they last! We ship anywhere in the US.

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health” 🙂
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Yummy Grapefruit ~

Yummy Grapefruit ~

Grapefruit ~

In Ayurveda, the secret of the grapefruit lies in its powerful flavors, sour and bitter. These cleansing tastes stimulate the flow of bile, diluting and flushing it out of the gallbladder and into the small intestine. Stagnant bile tends to collect and thicken in the gall bladder, where the liver stores the bile after producing it, forming problematic sludge and stones. The sludge inhibits the drainage of bile, congesting the liver. Sour and bitter flavors encourage the bile to move and flush toxins out of the liver to the relief of your newly cleansed liver cells.

*Grapefruits are contraindicated for high blood pressure or when using anti-depressants. If you take thyroid medication, please check with your doctor before adding grapefruit to your diet.

Grapefruit with Ginger, Honey and Cardamom

Ingredients
2 pinch Cardamon
2 pinch Ginger (dried)
1 c Grapefruit
1 tsp Honey

Preperation
1. Peel grapefruit
2. Slice in flat circles
3. Mix ginger and cardmom with honey into a spicy paste. Drizzle over the sliced grapefruit. Cardamom is optional.

Enjoy this wonderful recipe for breakfast to help you stay balanced this winter.

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”

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