Category Archives : Ayurvedic

Cold & Flu Prevention Remedies 1

If you tend to catch every winter bug that goes around, consider two supplements: the herb astragalus and a medicinal mushroom supplement that contains maitake, shiitake, turkey tail, or reishi mushrooms. Both remedies, long used in Chinese medicine, have antiviral properties that may ward off colds and flu. Like all “tonic” remedies, they have a […]

Indigestion: Ginger & Salt

In the Ayurvedic view, indigestion often stems from weak “digestive fire,” known as agni. Stoke yours — and prevent indigestion — by taking ginger and salt before a meal. Try It: Grate an inch of peeled, fresh ginger. Take a pinch or two and mix with a pinch or two of sea salt to make […]