Ayurvedic Detox July 17- July 29th
Cleanse Rejuvenate Purify
Weekly meetings assessing personal dosha with dietary, meditation and Kundalini yoga recommendations
Friday July 17 7 pm Wed. July 22 7 pm Wed. July 29th 7 pm
Herbal Formulas include:
Amalaki Amalaki is great support and
nutrition for the digestive tract, among other wonderful benefits including
optimal function of the inner and outer skin, arteries, blood purification and
liver rejuvenation. Amalaki refers to
the herbal use of the amla fruit,
also called Indian gooseberry. The wordamla literally means “sour,” and its other
means “mother” or “nurse.” Its associations point to Amalaki’s reputation as
being greatly nourishing and supportive for a great array of body systems and
all the body types, or doshas.
Ashwagandha Ashwagandha, one of the most powerful
herbs in Ayurvedic healing, has been used since ancient times for a wide
variety of conditions, and is most well-known for its restorative benefits. In
Sanskrit Ashwagandha means “the smell of a horse,” indicating that the herb
imparts the vigor and strength of a stallion, and has traditionally been
prescribed to help people strengthen their immune system after an illness.
Ashwagandha is frequently referred to as “Indian ginseng”
because of its rejuvenating properties, even though botanically, ginseng and
Ashwagandha are unrelated.
Gotu Kola Gotu kola
is known throughout the Asian world as a potent medicinal herb and a tasty
food. It has been utilized for thousands of years in both traditional Chinese
medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda for its wound healing properties and for its
positive effect on memory and focus. Just recently its value has been
recognized in the U.S. as an herb that supports cognition and vascular health.
Root The dandelion plant (Taraxacum officinale) is a hardy perennial that
grows wild in temperate regions worldwide. It has a thick, long taproot that
has been used for centuries as a medicinal aid. Native Americans boiled the
dandelion plant and used it to treat kidney disease, skin disorders and upset
stomach. In traditional Chinese medicine, it is commonly recommended for
digestive problems and to improve milk production in breast-feeding women, and
European herbalists use dandelion for fever, diarrhea and diabetes, according
to the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dandelion contains several
biologically active constituents that make it potentially beneficial for your
Guduchi has been used for
thousands of years in India but is only just beginning to be available in the
West. It is commonly used for the following purposes:
Preventing colds and flu Reducing the side effects of chemotherapy drugs Immune system enhancement Chronic
skin disorders such as psoriasis or eczema
Anti-arthritic and anti-inflammatory Hepatitis
& jaundice (helps protect the liver from exposure to toxins)Gout and
Triphala is most commonly known for its use as a
gentle bowel tonic, helpful in digestion and supporting regular bowel
movements. The combination of the three fruits has a synergistic effect to
bolster many other systems as well. In addition to the GI tract, Ayurveda uses
Triphala to support healthy respiratory, cardiovascular, urinary, reproductive,
and nervous systems.
has also been shown to be a powerful antioxidant, protecting cells from the
damaging effects of free radicals.
three fruits involved in making Triphala are also known for their individual
Althea Recognized in European, Ayurvedic & Unani
traditional medicines. The root coats and protects irritated tissue and mucus
linings of the throat, bronchial and gastrointestinal system.
In fact, the tea is suggested for “people who spend much
of their day talking and end the day with a rusty-feeling voice box.”
Aloe Used topically
and internally aloe appears to inhibit infection and promote healing of minor
burns and wounds, frostbite, as well as in skin affected by diseases such as
psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis
Senna belongs to a large genus of flowering
plants found throughout the tropics, commonly used species being Cassia
acutifolio (Alexandrian senna) and C. angustifolio (Indian or Tinnevelly
senna). Extracts of the leaves, flowers and fruit of senna have been
used for centuries in folk medicine as a laxative and stimulant. Senna
is also included in several herbal teas, used for purging and in weight
loss. The active components in senna extracts are anthraquinone
derivatives and their glucosides, referred to as senna glycosides or
sennosides. They appear to act as a local irritant on the colon, which
promotes peristalsis and evacuation. Senna may also enhance intestinal
fluid accumulation and increase the moisture content of stool by inhibiting electrolyte
and water reabsorption from the colon.
Arjuna Cardio-protective: The extract of Arjuna bark exerts a
positive inotropic and hypotensive effect, increases the coronary artery flow
and protects the myocardium against ischemic damage.
contains several substances that have a very strong antioxidant benefit.
Arjuna bark also has mild diuretic properties, reduces clot formation, enhances
prostaglandin E(2) levels and lowers blood lipid levels which contribute
towards the management of hypertension.
Bhumyamalaki is a good herb
for healthy function of liver. It naturally helps to eliminate toxins from the
body. It helps to cleanse & strengthen the body organs. It naturally helps
to promote healthy skin. It is unique bitter herb that is best for Pitta (Fire)
It helps to eliminate
natural toxins from the body.
It helps to maintain
healthy function of kidney.
It helps to maintain
normal body temperature.
It helps to maintain
healthy sugar levelwhichnis already within the normal range.
Helps to maintain
healthy function of liver.
Pippali reduces excess body weight by digesting stagnant toxins in fat tissue and preventing
them from building up due to improper gastric assimilating. Efficiently
improving the uptake of nutrients, minerals and vitamins it diminishes obesity, clears the skin, smooths wrinkles and slows down aging.
freshens the lungs as it improves the flow of oxygen through enhanced
vasodilation. This increased circulation infuses the lung tissue with extra
vitality to ward off cough and cold, fevers, asthma, bronchitis, laryngitis,
has long been used to fortify the bones and support skeletal integrity. Working
from the inside out it heals the bone marrow first then relieves conditions like back
pain, arthritis, rheumatism, fractures, sprains and broken or brittle bones.
warming qualities invigorates the blood and tone the heart muscle. With
improved circulation all the vital organs are oxygenated and function more
efficiently. It treats heart
disease, sciatica, impure blood, numbness and poor circulation.
Join us for a two week program using Ayurvedic herbal formulas, teas, dietary recommendations, yoga and meditation for a deep cleanse for your body, mind & spirit.
Discover your primary Dosha (Elemental Constitution) and find the foods that support your Dosha
$215. If paid by July 6th
$245. After July 6 Bring a friend and both will receive $25. disount
For additional information about the
Healing Addictive Behavior series contact Priscilla at 267-231-9397 or
Kamalbir Kaur at 609-902-4982