Health Benefits of Tiger Nuts

I was first introduced to tiger nuts two years ago at a health and wellness convention show. It caught my attention, as there was a pamphlet promoting the tiger nuts ability to prevent blood clots, which was around the time my mom had her first brain aneurysm. I didn’t purchase them at the show, as…

Health Benefits of Kale

Happy National Kale Day! National Kale Day.org proposed National Kale Day the first Wednesday of October, and I thought I’d give a lil 411 on the health benefits of kale, how magnificent this leafy green is, and why you will want to add it to your diet! What Does Kale Taste Like? It’s in the…

The 411 on Juicing

I was introduced to the world of juicing by a friend who is an avid juicer, but I didn’t actually try it, until I attended the Yoga/Detox retreat hosted by Lisa and Adam at Drishti Yoga Centre. During my switch to going organic, I picked up a small container of GREENSuperFood by Amazing Grass; I didn’t…

Benefits of Lemon Water

Part of My Kriya Cleansing Techniques post, after Oil Pulling, Tongue Scraping, Dry Skin Brushing and Neti Pot, I have a large glass of lukewarm (pre-boiled) water, with half a lemon and a pinch of cayenne pepper. While we sleep, our body is at work cleansing itself. In other words, we are “fasting” during this…

Benefits of Neti Pot

Part of My Kriya Cleansing Techniques post, after Oil Pulling, Tongue Scraping , Dry Skin Brushing, and drinking Lemon Water, I cleansed my sinus’ with this nasal cleansing pot, also known as the Neti Pot technique. Now this was a whole new experience! Like the feeling of water up your nose? Of course you don’t! Now do it intentionally, flowing…

Benefits of Dry Skin Brushing

Part of my My Kriya Cleansing Techniques post, including Oil Pulling, Tongue Scraping, drinking Lemon Water and Neti Pot, I was also introduced to the health benefits of Dry Skin Brushing. Did you know your skin is the largest organ of your body? Did you also know that every time you apply body lotion (for example), you are putting your organs…

Benefits of Tongue Scraping

Part of My Kriya Cleansing Techniques post, where I discus drinking Lemon Water, Neti Pot and Dry Skin Brushing, I highly recommend Tongue Scraping after Oil Pulling. If you read my Oil Pulling post, you would have learned just know how much crap (and by crap I mean toxins) are in your mouth. Whether you give it a go at oil pulling, you…

Benefits of Oil Pulling

Part of My Kriya Cleansing Techniques post, where I discus drinking Lemon Water, Neti Pot, Dry Skin Brushing, and now Oil Pulling, which I highly recommend doing before Tongue Scraping. During the Yoga/Detox Retreat, upon waking up in the morning, we would swish sesame seed oil in our mouths for 20 minutes.  When I say “swishing”, it’s pretty much…