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Shatavari: Goddess Herb of Ayurveda | May 06, 2016

  What is Shatavari? Shatavari, also known by its botanical name, Asparagus racemosus, is a commonly known Rasayana (rejuvenation substance) herb in Ayurvedic medicine. It is used to keep pitta and vata in balance, and can be particularly valuable in cases of excess pitta. It is Sattvic in nature and aids in love and devotion. […]

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Ashwagandha: Mother Natures Workhorse | Apr 16, 2016

What is Ashwagandha? Since ancient times, Ashwagandha has survived as one of the most effective and popular herbs in Ayurveda (The traditional system of health and wellness of India). It is mostly recognized for its restorative benefits and is used in almost all conditions of weakness and deficiency. Ashwagandha is one of the most potent herbs […]

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Amla Berry: Natures Nurse | Mar 30, 2016

Amla Berry: The Next Trend in Superfoods Amla, also known as Indian Gooseberry, is a sour fruit that has seen use in Ayurveda for thousands of years. It is native to mountainous regions in southeast Asia. It has a particularly prominent place in India, where it is considered sacred. Amla has seen wide use in Ayurveda, a […]

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Panchakarma: Detoxify, Strengthen, Restore | Feb 17, 2016

Panchakarma is a cleansing process used in Ayurveda. Ayurvedic medicine originates from India and is thought to be the world’s oldest healthcare system. The Sanskrit word “Ayurveda” means “knowledge of life.”    What is Panchakarma? Panchakarma is a technique incorporating actions on the mind and body. The treatment is used to help eliminate the toxins […]

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Shilajit Resin: The Best Way To Take It | Feb 09, 2016

Shilajit Resin and Heat A question we get asked often: if shilajit resin is placed in hot water or other hot beverages like milk or hot tea, does it lose its potency? In other words, does heat destroy its nutritional value or properties? The answer is no. Genuine shilajit is millions of years old and is […]

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Shilajit Dosage Recommendations | Jul 21, 2014

These recommended shilajit dosage guidelines will help you get the most benefit out of taking purified shilajit resin, sometimes referred to a mineral pitch. There are varying grades of shilajit. This guide addresses use of the highest grade (Gold Grade). Before taking any product, do your homework to ensure it is real shilajit and not a […]

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How to Test Shilajit | Jul 19, 2014

It is important to know how to test shilajit because only 1% of the US-marketed products labeled “shilajit” are indeed the real deal. Most are imitations or are either: • Real, but contain non-beneficial or even harmful fillers  • Very low grade quality • Similar looking substances like mummyo or ozokerite • Contain no shilajit […]

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Tonic Recipes | Feb 18, 2014

Below are some tonic recipes that are a part of the complete Authentic Cleanse. A tonic is the perfect way to start your day when you are in a cleanse regimen. Try these for variety and a boost to every day.  Authentic Cleanse 1 rice grain sized piece of shilajit 6 oz. hot water 1 tsp. burdock […]

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Juice Cleanse Recipes | Feb 18, 2014

Below are some juicing recipes that are a part of the complete Authentic Cleanse. Using a juicer of choice, prepare the following juice cleanse recipes. You may store juice in containers unless it is a centrifugal juice which should be consumed immediately. Lotus Green 2 stalks of celery 2 romaine stalks 3 stalks kale 2 stalk rainbow […]

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Ayurvedic Smoothie for Men’s Health | Dec 18, 2013

Man-Up Smoothie Recipe – 12 oz almond milk (bonus recipe for how to make your own below) – 2 tsp raw organic Honey – 1/8 tsp cardamom – 1 tsp tribulus terrestis – 2 oz pumpkin seeds – 2 tsp pumpkin seed oil – 1 gram authentic shilajit (about the size of a rice grain) – 2 oz warm water – Ice – Blender […]

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Blissful Raw Cacao Coconut Balls with Authentic Shilajit! | Nov 14, 2013

Besides taking this wonderful resin in water or tea, you may also experiment with this delicious and healthy treat! Raw chocolate coconut balls with Authentic Shilajit: Servings: 5-6 portions. 1/2 cup raw organic coconut flakes 1 1/2 cups of walnut or nut of choice coarsely chopped 1/2 cup of pitted dates chopped or Longan Berries […]

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Stress and Nutrition: Shakti Smoothie Recipe | Oct 15, 2013

The Effects of Stress The metropolitan buzz and smog and other distractions and demands of life increase stress and nutrition goes out the fast food drive-thru window. The daily grind, especially in the city, is enough to get anyone flustered or irritable within the mix of lights, honks, and white noise. At the end of […]

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A Journey to the Source for Himalayan Shilajit | Oct 03, 2013

The search for Himalayan Shilajit In previous posts, I have shared with you what started my passion for finding the elusive high-grade Himalayan Shilajit and bringing it to western markets. Today, I will share more about exactly how I finally located the source. In search of the legendary shilajit I had heard so much about, […]

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Raw Shilajit Beckons Me to the Himalayas | Sep 05, 2013

In my last post about shilajit, I shared how I learned of shilajit and became intrigued, even obsessed, with finding the highest quality source in the high-altitude Himalayas of India. Here is more of my story on the journey. A Return to India I returned to India and spent nine months visiting the most famous […]

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Shilajit: An Obsession | Aug 18, 2013

Shilajit, an Ayurvedic herbal substance, changed my life. I have been obsessed with the mineral supplement ever since a yogi in India gave me some almost 14 years ago. While traveling through the foothills of the Himalayas, I encountered this yogi. When he first showed me the black tar-like substance, my first thought was that […]

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