Ayurvedic Herbs/Spices Archive

9 Healing Wonders of Ayurvedic Garam Masala

You cannot imagine any Indian cooking without the “quintessential” Garam Masala! The secret to the popularity of Indian curries lies in the blend of spices that imparts the unforgettable zing to your tastebuds. According to Ayurveda it’s this garam masala that brings all the six rasas (tastes) into a dish to formulate ...Read More

Get To The Root Of Turmeric For Vibrant Health

Turmeric is one spice I use daily in my cooking, every day of the year and especially more during the winter season. For thousands of years,Turmeric holds a venerable position in Ayurveda for it’s wide spectrum of medicinal uses and equally important as a flavorful culinary spice. ¬†Picture from: greenprophet.com Ayurveda and ...Read More

Triphala – not just a laxative…

Triphala is one of the most popular and widely used Ayurvedic herb in India. It’s now catching up in the West as a gentle bowel tonic, helpful in digestion and supporting regular bowel movements. It caught the limelight when it was featured by Dr OZ as a natural remedy for bloating and ...Read More

Garnish Your Health with Cilantro (Coriander)

Did you know consuming Cilantro (also known as Coriander) increases your HDL (good cholesterol levels)? One herb that you will always find in my refrigerator is Cilantro!! I just love using this herb generously in all my stews, curries, soups and anything else that I can think of while making a dish. ...Read More