Balance Your Dosha With Ayurveda

  The great thing about Ayurveda is that when it comes to nutrition, you generally receive information regarding which individual foods and spices are best for your dosha …

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Moringa Leaves

Moringa

  This fast growing drought resistant tree has been used in ayurveda for thousands of years. It produces long drumstick like seed pods and can bear fruit in …

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Mangosteen

Mangosteen

  The Mangosteen tree is a slow growing tree that reaches between 6 to 20 m in height. It only grows in tropical environments with abundant rainfall and …

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Maca (Lepidium meyenii)

Maca

  Maca is a member of the mustard family that has been cultivated by the native people of Peru for over 2000 years. As the world’s highest growing …

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Luo Han Guo

Lo Han Guo

  Luo Han Guo is a cousin of the cucumber, and a member of the gourd family of fruits. It bears a round, smooth, dusty green-brown fruit that …

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Goldenseal

Goldenseal

  Belonging to the Buttercup family, Goldenseal is a herb that grows in the rich soils of shady woodlands of North America. A perennial reaching 15 to 30 …

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Fresh Goji Berries (Wolfberry)

Goji

  Goji is a popularized phonetic take on the Chinese name for the fruit, Gou Qi Zi, while the name Matrimony Vine is used because taking Goji can …

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Ginko Leaves

Ginkgo

  Ginkgo trees are large, hardy and can live to 1000 years. When exposed to high temperatures the bark and leaves of the Ginkgo tree secrete a sap …

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Gac Fruit

Gac Fruit

  A member of the melon family and about the size of a cantaloupe,Gac grows on a perennial vine and is frequently cultivated in home gardens on lattices …

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Elderberry

Elderberry

  Elderberry refers to group of deciduous shrubs,small trees and herbaceous perennial plants that grow between 3 and 10 meters of which there are about 30 individual species …

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Cupuacu

Cupuacu

  Needing an average annual rainfall of between 1.9 and 3.0 metres Cupuacu is a small to medium tree in the rainforest canopy which belongs to the Cocoa …

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Cranberries

Cranberry

  In their natural habitat, Cranberries grow vigorously in acidic, sandy,cold water bogs which were made by glacial deposits. The plant is a long lived, dwarf, creeping shrub, …

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Chá-de-bugre

Cha de Bugre

  Little research has been conducted on Char de Bugre but at present it is known to contain potassium, allantoin (used for topical healing) and allantoic acid (an …

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Camu Camu

Camu Camu

  Camu Camu is a small, 3-5 metre,shrubby tree that grows along riverbanks within the Amazon Rainforest.It has bushy feathery foliage, small flowers with waxy white petals and …

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Black Cohash

Black Cohosh

  A member of the buttercup family, Black Cohosh is an herbaceous perennial which grows to a height of 2 to 4 meters and thrives in moist shady …

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Bilberry, Blueberry

Bilberry

  A relative of the Cranberry, Huckleberry, and American Blueberry, the Bilberry grows in temperate and sub-arctic heath and woodlands to a height of about 40 centimetres. It …

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Bamboo Leaves

Bamboo

  There are more than 1,000 species of bamboo in the world,most of which flower only once every 60 to 130 years. Some Bamboo species grow at a …

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Brahmi

Bacopa Monnieri

  Bacopa monnieri is a creeping perennial herb that thrives in wetlands, marshy places and on muddy shores. Bacopa only grows to a height of about 15 centimetres …

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Aronia

Aronia

  The extremely hardy Aronia shrub reaches about 2-5 meters in height and withstands pollution, salt and swampy conditions and is resistant to many diseases. The leaves of …

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Amla - Indian Gooseberry

Amla

  This tropical tree reaches 8-18 meters in height. It has gray bark and reddish wood and produces small fruits, which ripen in autumn. All parts of the plant are …

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Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha

  Ashwagandha is an erect branched shrub that grows to a height of 170cm. As a member of the nightshade family, and like its relative the tomato, Ashwagandha …

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Acerola Berries

Acerola

  The Acerola shrub can grow as high as 5 meters (or 17 feet). Its bright red fruits are as big as a cherry and, when ripe, have …

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Acai Berries

Acai

  The Acai palm tree grows as high as 50 to 80 feet (15 to 25 meters). The edible Acai fruit is dark purple in color when it …

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