- Breast milk: the original probiotic
- 6 Ayurveda-inspired ways to spice up your love life
- Learning Sacred Anatomy: Part 6—Dharma & Agni
- The high price of gas
- Osteoporosis: an Ayurvedic approach
- Danger of cooking with high heat
- “It’s supposed to be good for ya.”—Then why isn’t it?
- Herb Profile: Turmeric
- Recipe: Hibiscus Mint Sun Tea
- Learning Sacred Anatomy: Part 5—Sacred Politics
All posts by Manju Joshi
Asparagus with Mung Sprouts and Pumpkin Seeds
Asparagus has soothing and balm like effect on the digestive and urinary tract. It builds the strength, is easy to digest and a tridoshic (useful for all constitutions) food. It is useful for eliminating water retention problems,...
- Posted May 9, 2015
Asparagus with Coconut flakes and Yellow Mung Daal
Asparagus is a popular vegetable for spring cleansing. This is a recipe that you can add to your program. Ingredients 1/2 bunch of asparagus – chopped to the desired length 1/2 C yellow mung daal – soaked...
- Posted April 28, 2015
Heavenly Saffron and Divine Oatmeal Recipe
Saffron is one of the most expensive spices known for its color, flavor and medicinal properties. Saffron is derived from the flower of Crocus sativus, commonly known as the Saffron crocus. This exotic spice is a native...
- Posted April 8, 2015
5 Things You Should Know About Ragi
I grew up in India, seeing my grandparents and parents consuming ragi in various forms. My Ayurvedic/modern medicine physician father often recommended Ragi to his diabetic and malnourished patients. As a diabetic himself, my father regularly added...
- Posted January 9, 2015
Five Tips to Detox and Rejuvenate Before, During and After the Holidays
Holidays are a great time to enjoy with family and friends. Yet in modern days it becomes a ‘Sickness Season’ due to overindulgence, lack of sleep and stress of hosting. Here are my simple Five Tips to...
- Posted December 14, 2014
Chai Tea for Changing Seasons
Chai simply means tea in Hindi. Masala Chai or spiced black tea with milk and sugar is a delicious ritual in almost every Indian household around the globe. Now the masala chai, officially called, ‘Chai tea’ has...
- Posted September 28, 2014
8 Promises and Benefits of Hatha Yoga
Many modern Yoga teachers promote that Yoga reduces weight, makes you happy, healthy, and keeps you in touch with your “inner self.” Well, they are not far away from the truth. The original Sanskrit Hatha Yoga text...
- Posted September 15, 2014
Hrudayam: Ayurveda and Yoga for the Heart
I know it’s not a ‘Heart Health Month’, but really, every month should be a ‘ Heart Month’. Our heart beats every second of every month, doesn’t it? The Sanskrit word for Heart is ‘Hrudayam’ I recently...
- Posted August 24, 2014
Gripe No More with Dill Gripe Water!
Recently, I was complaining about bloating and unease in the intestinal area to my mother. I said that I had been trying different herbs to ease the discomfort, but nothing seemed to be working. “Did you try...
- Posted July 23, 2014
Nourishing Ayurvedic Diet for the ‘Rainy Days of Life’
Whether it was raining outside or the mood is gloomy, my father recommended to eat ‘Mung khichadi’ and drink ‘Golden Milk’. He called them ‘Ayurvedic Comfort food.’ You see, my father was an Ayurvedic physician who was...
- Posted June 22, 2014