Ayurvedic tips for hot summer days / ayurvedische Tipps für heisse Sommertage

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Not only my current pregnancy-related weight gain makes the ongoing heat period a physical strain. The high temperatures and the lack of rain freshness are also a problem for the rest of the family. Therefore, we have informed ourselves about cooling spices and foods according to Ayurveda – the Indian nutrition philosophy. We found the following tips particularly effective: Weiterlesen

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11. Dezember – Christmas smell

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Cinnamon, cloves, oranges, gingerbread, pine needles, candle wax – that’s how we would describe the smell of Christmas. And you? Unfortunately, we have not yet found a scented candle, which has completely convinced us. But with this simple crafting instructions, we still got a big nose full of advent atmosphere in the living room! 😊
You only need an orange or tangerine and dried spices such as cloves, cinnamon blossom or anise. The fruit gets peppered with spices and that’s it. Looks nice and smells like pure Christmas! 😊 Weiterlesen

Gänseblümchen/Daisy

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They are in full bloom again, the little Margerites. Whether as a flowering crown on the hair or as a love oracle – presumably the white-yellow flowers belong to the most plugged meadow flowers in our latitudes. On the plate, however, they end rather rarely. Umfortunatelly, in our opinion. Daisies not only  upgrade every plate optically, but taste great in the salad, too. The small plant is even said to have blood-purifying and digestive healing powers. However, one should limit the consumption due to the bitter substances – and in the case of a known allergy or a pregnancy enjoy daisies in the meadows only.

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