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Agni and Plants

An excerpt from The Yoga of Herbs – An Ayurvedic Guide to Herbal Medicineby Dr. David Frawley and Dr. Vasant LadAyurveda views the health of the body as the functioning of a biological fire governing metabolism. It is called agni. Agni is not simply a symbol for the power of digestion. In the broader sense, [...]

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Gotu Kola – “Food for the Brain”

Gotu Kola is known in Ayurveda as “food for the brain” and is regarded as perhaps the most spiritual of all herbs. It is a rejuvenative nervine that has been used for centuries in traditional Ayurveda, and also in Chinese medicine for various nervous disorders. As a brain tonic, it is said to maintain [...]

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Shilajit – A Brief History

To locate the origins of Moomiyo or Shilajit, one would have to go back at least 2500 years to the time of the ancient Greek scientist and philosopher Aristotle. He proposed and accurately described the first procedures for the use of Moomiyo and its preparation in grape juice, honey and milk. Glorious emperors of the [...]

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Bacopa – “Godlike”

Bacopa is the classic Ayurvedic nervine and brain tonic. It has been reported that the plant has been used for thousands of years as a traditional Ayurvedic treatment for epilepsy, asthma, and mental clarity. Bacopa is included in a class of Ayurvedic herbs called “Brahmi”, literally translated this mean “Godlike”. Obviously, Bacopa is held in [...]

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Ashwagandha – “Powerful Rejuvenator”

Ashwagandha (ashvagandha, ashwagandha) is called Rasayana, which means “Powerful Rejuvenator” in Ayurvedic terminology.Supplement Uses:Ashwagandha is sometimes referred to as Indian Ginseng. It has rejuvenative properties that produce energy, which in turn helps the body to calm down and sleep. Thus it helps the body address a stress-related condition rather than masking it with sedatives.Herbal Actions:Recent [...]

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The Many Benefits of Epsom Salts

Epsom salt is Magnesium Sulfate (MgSO4 + 7H2O) and is a vital part of a rehabilitation program. Researchers in nutrition have found that Magnesium Sulfate accelerates the body’s healing time by one-third. As an example, if an injury requires three weeks to heal under normal or standard conditions, it would only require two weeks [...]

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Vegetable-Rice Casserole

4 cups cooked brown or white basmati rice1 ½ cups broccoli flowerets1 medium carrot, sliced1 medium parsnip, sliced1/3 cup cashews1 bunch spinach or kale, chopped2-3 medium tomatoes, cut in eighths¼ cup olive oil¼ cup bread crumbs1 ½ cups grated cheddar cheese **½ cup parmesan cheese **1 tsp. salt¼-½ tsp. hing (asaoefetida) *2 Tbsp. [...]

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We Moved!

Tattva’s Herbs has officially moved into our new space at 9634 Roosevelt Way NE in Seattle. We are now a part of the “Maple Leaf” neighborhood in Seattle, and were fortunate enough to be interviewed by Mai Ling of the Maple Leaf neighborhood blog. Here is how the interview went:Tattva’s Herbs Organics officially opened up [...]

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A Vegetarian Diet & Yummy Stuffed Pepper Recipe

There are many people who have turned to a vegetarian diet, not only for health reasons, but also for the ethical issues that are brought up by the eating of meat. Many famous writers, musicians, actors and other well known people have written or spoken on the topic, as diet plays a big part [...]

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RT @brianhkerr: Great post on Shilajit –

RT @brianhkerr: Great post on Shilajit – Biohacker Food – AKA Dirt! http://ow.ly/fB9fv@healthyhabits @drmercola #biohacker #shilajit

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