5 Kitchen Spices for Digestion

Eastern traditions of medicine, such as Indian Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Tibetan Medicine all share the understanding that the root of good health stems from a healthy digestion. Our capacity to digest and transform the food and drink we take in directly translates into the strength and energy of our cells, blood and tissues.

How can you tell if your digestion is compromised?
Do you experience any of the following symptoms:

  • gas
  • bloating
  • nausea
  • belching
  • irregular bowels
  • upset stomach

Beyond the physical discomfort of these digestive symptoms, ...

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Beyond Kitchari

Having been an avid promoter and lover of Ayurveda since 1999, there have been times when Kitchari (the traditional and easy to digest meal given to those who are cleansing), became synonymous with ‘bland & boring’ – never the first choice, always the sensible choice.

Fast forward to 2015 when a gamut of organic and delicious fermented foods, fresh local produce and exciting preparations grace the aisles of our local health food markets, and Voila! – let the Kitchari renaissance begin.

The ...

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