Tag: skinfood

  • Skinfood: Ayurvedic Golden Milk / Turmeric Latte Recipe

      Day 18 of ‪#‎SixtyDaysofSelfCare‬ – I was inspired by this post by @urbanorganica and this one by @inspiringquietly to make some chocolate golden milk (find the recipe here), but I was all out of cocao. I decided to try Jean Godfrey June’s turmeric latte recipe from goop – another modern twist on Ayurvedic golden milk.  […]

  • Schizandra Berry for vibrant health and beauty

    Hello! Today I wanted to share one of my favorite herbs, and one of the most powerful and beneficial around: Schizandra berry. I’ve been taking this herb for several years, and I’m excited that I finally got my hands on some of the highest quality Schizandra out there (and I want to share the wealth!) […]

  • Triphala for healthy skin, detoxing, and more

    Triphala is a highly revered, time-tested ayurvedic herb which is thought to be beneficial to every system and organ of the body. It helps regulate & cleanse the digestive system. It’s so gentle that it’s considered safe enough to be taken everyday. It also helps cleanse the blood & liver, and doesn’t deplete the body […]

  • Ayurvedic herbs for the skin

    Today I wanted to share this video by Prashanti de Jager, one of my favorite herbalists, on the top ayurvedic herbs for clear & healthy skin. (Spoiler alert: the herbs are triphala, turmeric, brahmi, and neem – more about triphala and how to use it HERE.) To sum it up:  Any herb or food that […]

  • Hot cocoa with a healthy kick

    Golden milk is a hot ayurvedic drink traditionally made with milk, honey & turmeric (and a few other ingredients, depending on who you ask.) I’ve put my own spin on this by adding some mineral rich cocao and a few more spices. This is my absolute favorite way to get turmeric into my body, and […]

  • The lowdown on Olive Oil

      Extra virgin olive oil has been used for centuries for health & beauty. Read on to learn my top 7 favorite reasons to use olive oil everyday: 1. Olive oil is rich in vitamins E and K, fatty acids + antioxidants, which are all great for the skin topically and internally. 2.  When applied to your […]