- How to Get Glowing Skin with Ayurveda
- Cutting Back on Caffeine
- Craving Sound Sleep? How to Doze in Rhythm with Nature
- Warm Up with Vata-Reducing Sweet Potato Pancakes
- Sugar-free diet: an Ayurvedic review
- Is Coconut Oil the New Toothpaste?
- Vamakukshi: Can a “Catnap” Help Your Digestion?
- Say Goodbye to Constipation – An Ayurvedic Perspective
- The Surprising Truth About Cholesterol
- Ayurvedic Cleanse: How to Reset Health in 4 Days
All posts by Patrick Shaw
Cinnamon: Sweet Sensation
Cinnamomum zeylanicum / Cinnamomum cassia • Sanskrit: Tvak • Hindi: Dalchini Cinnamon is called tvak in Sanskrit, which literally means skin. You see, cinnamon is obtained by peeling off the sweet inner bark, or skin, of the...
- Posted March 17, 2016
Black Pepper: Sun Power!
In the last few weeks on our journey to an extraordinary cup of chai, Chai Pilgrimage has talked about the benefits of Ginger , Cardamom , Cinnamon and Fennel. This week we’ll be talking about Black Pepper....
- Posted May 12, 2014
Clove: Spice It Up!
In the last few weeks on our journey to an extraordinary cup of chai, Chai Pilgrimage has talked about the benefits of Ginger , Cardamom , Cinnamon, Fennel. This week we’ll be talking about Clove. Caryophyllus...
- Posted May 5, 2014
Cardamom: Wake Up Your Taste Buds
We are continuing our journey through the spices that make a magical cup of chai, thanks to Chai Pilgrimage. Last week, we talked about ginger, now, cardamom. Elettaria cardamomum • Sanskrit: Ela • Hindi: Choti elaichi Cardamom...
- Posted April 14, 2014
Ginger: The Universal Medicine
We are continuing our journey through the spices that make prana-ful cup of chai, from the Chai Pilgrimage team. Zingiber officinale • Sanskrit: Ardraka • Hindi: Adrak Ginger has been used as a medicinal plant around the...
- Posted April 7, 2014
How to Pick the Best Spices for Chai
For the next few weeks we’ll be exploring the spices that make up an amazing cup of chai and their deliciously healing properties. When selecting masala chai spices, it is wise to choose the freshest, organic,...
- Posted March 31, 2014
The Origins of Masala Chai Tea
As we traveled throughout India researching chai, we would devote time each day to sitting around chai stalls conversing with chai wallahs and their patrons. We casually interviewed people about their chai habits and what they thought...
- Posted March 9, 2014
What 3 Lessons can you Learn from a Cup of Chai?
Chaiyurveda 101 Ayurveda, “the knowledge of life,” is the ancient healing science of India that teaches we are not separate from nature. As nature, we are in a living relationship with everything around us, thus constantly affected...
- Posted February 24, 2014