~Starting February 5th~
Kitchari Starting February 5th, for 3, 5 or 7 days!
A kitchari cleanse this time of year because its balancing for all body types and its ability to promote healing, digestive health and overall well-being by providing the means for clearing accumulated waste and toxicity from the mind and tissues, encouraging optimal health.
Kitchari cleanse will include simple meals. We will start breakfast with warm cereal (which is non traditional for this type of cleanse but I believe that it improves digestion) and lunch and dinner will be kitchari. This is also a great way to pre-fast before a week of juicing!!!
A mono-diet of kitchari is to give the body just one thing that it has to digest. In allowing our bodies to sink into the rhythm of digesting one really digestible thing, we give it a rest. In resting, the miracle of self-healing starts to occur. Our bodies know how to cleanse and they know how to heal, they just need the proper container. Kitchari cleansing is one such container. Each ingredient in the kitchari plays a specific role in the process. The mung beans are alkaline forming and blood-purifying but they also provide protein and nutrients to nourish the body. The rice is easily digested, the warming spices kindle the agni, and the ghee lubricates the system, allowing for smooth passage. As simple as it is, this ancient remedy works some insane alchemy on the body.
Sign up by Saturday, February 3rd!
3 – Day Kitchari Cleanse $90
5 – Day Kitchari Cleanse $140
7 – Day Kitchari Cleanse $190
Pick up is anytime after 8 am on the white cooler on the back porch at 335 3rd st W, Whitefish.
Some of the recommended supplements are listed below, they are in addition to the prices above, please let Michelle know as soon as possible which ones you need so she can have them available during your first pick up:
Premier Enzymes – $25 – are the ‘spark of life’. This powder formula is a digestive and cleansing blend of plant-based enzymes and other plant-derived digestive aids. This formula consists of premium, full-spectrum, digestive enzymes with added nutritional co-factors optimized to work in wide pH variations throughout the entire digestive tract. Without enzymes, our bodies do not properly break down food; therefore we do not absorb vitamins, minerals and amino acids which are the basis of health. Our immune system, bloodstream, liver, kidneys, spleen and pancreas especially depend upon enzymes for proper digestive function. Without proper enzymes, our white blood cells try to perform the purpose of the enzymes, usually leaving one feeling tired after eating, and compromising the immune system. Enzymes are responsible for every biochemical reaction that occurs in living matter. All life depends on enzymes.
Triphala – $20 – Triphala is recommended and used more than any other Ayurvedic herbal formulation. Popular for its unique ability to gently cleanse and detoxify the system while simultaneously replenishing and nourishing it, this traditional formula supports the proper functions of the digestive, circulatory, respiratory, and genitourinary systems. Translated as “three fruits,” it is composed of the dried fruits of amalaki, bibhitaki and haritaki. Containing five of the six tastes (all but salty), Triphala readily removes excess vata, pitta, and kapha from the body, bringing balance and proper functioning to the system. It is commonly taken as a daily supplement to help maintain balance of the doshas.
- Assists natural internal cleansing
- Gently maintains regularity
- Nourishes and rejuvenates the tissues
- Supports healthy digestion and absorption
- Supports the proper functions of the digestive, circulatory, respiratory, and genitourinary systems
- Natural antioxidant
Nascent Iodine – $40 – 1 ounce – This is the least toxic and least irritating of all iodine formulas available. Iodine is crucial for every hormone to function properly for normal metabolism. Iodine deficiency is relatively common. Severe iodine deficiency often occurs in individuals who have thyroid disease and are hyperthyroid (and overactive thyroid), or those who have goiter from thyroid malfunction. Symptoms of iodine deficiency may include extreme fatigue , slowing of both physical and mental processes, weight gain, facial puffiness, constipation and lethargy. Iodine, because of its role in metabolism help burn off excess fat, it is germicidal and antiseptic for internal use, iodine aids in, anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, helps heal gastro-intestinal and urinary disorders, various infectious diseases internal and external, arthritis and joint diseases, skin diseases, burns, abrasions, cut and mouth diseases. Wow!
Dry Skin Brush – $10 – It is well known that the skin is the largest organ in the body, and is responsible for one-fourth of the body’s detoxification each day, also making it, one of the most important elimination organs! When you dry skin brush, you help your lymph system to clean itself of the toxins, that collect in the lymph glands. You use a simple technique to improve the surface circulation on the skin and keep the pores of the skin open, encouraging your body’s discharge of metabolic wastes, and resulting in an improved ability to combat bacteria, plus helping your skin to look and feel healthier and more resilient! Skin brushing is a perfect treatment for taking charge of your body and health.
Lavender Love Body Oil – $20 – Perfect for abhyanga or self oil massage is perfect for everyone! Put it on after your shower, use it as a light natural sun protector and skin healer. Lovely lavender calms and soothes the skin with a relaxing scent. It can help ease sore or tense muscles, joint pain and rheumatism, sprains, backache and lumbago. Simply massage lavender oil onto the affected area. Use it to treat various skin disorders like acne, psoriasis, eczema and wrinkles. It also helps form scar tissues, which may be essential in healing wounds, cuts and burns. Lavender can also help soothe insect bites and itchy skin. Sesame oil gives your skin a nice and silky texture. Presence of fatty acids along with linoleic acid make it a wonderful moisturizer, repairs skin cells and slows aging. Also rich in vitamin E, D and B complex which is effective enough to reduce scars and other rashes on the skin. Made with love and gratitude, organic sesame oil infused with organic lavender flowers and lavender essential oil.
Sole Water – $5 – Himalayan Salt supersaturated in pure water. This drinking therapy restores the body’s natural frequency pattern and harmonizes the alkaline/acid balance in the body. It contains 84 of your body’s 92 essential minerals that it needs to stay in balance. The lists of benefits of sole water is long! But here are a few things it helps with naturally: Stabilizes heart beats, vital for balancing blood sugar levels and is a crucial element for diabetes sufferers, dissolves and releases crystalized deposits that cause rheumatic diseases as well as kidney and gallbladder stones, helps keep bone structure firm, vital in the prevention of gout and gouty arthritis, extracts acidity from the cells in the body (especially brain cells), vital to nerve cells for communication and information processing, excellent for aiding in sleep regulation, helps with the absorption of food, cleans the intestines and heals skin diseases from the inside out, clears mucous plugs and sticky phlegm, helps with asthma and cystic fibrosis, aids in the prevention of muscle cramps and vital for maintaining sexual libido.
Sole Bath – $15 – In contrast to a normal bath, in which moisture is extracted from the skin, a sole bath allows salt to be stored in the upper callous layer of the skin and binds water. This maintains the natural, protective film of the skin, protecting it from drying out. This is the reason why sole baths are good for dry skin as well. The cleansing effects of a 30-minute sole bath equal those of three days of fasting. The toxins are released into the bath water through osmosis, while the minerals from the sole are absorbed through the skin. Studies have shown that you can achieve the best results taking a sole bath during the change of the moon cycle. The minerals and energies stored in the sole can optimally be absorbed during a full moon. The body’s healing potential is at its peak, bioenergetically weak points are harmonized, and the body’s own energy flow is activated. During a new moon, the cleansing effects are optimized because the body’s capacity for detoxifying is at an optimum. The bath will have a detoxifying effect similar to a three day fast.
Purifying Essential Oil – $20 – a great detoxifying blend. It balances emotional and physical excesses such as resentment, jealousy, overeating, and alcohol and drug addictions. Grapefruit is an excellent detoxifier and diuretic and benefits drug withdrawal, water retention, cellulite, and lymphatic drainage. Juniper aids the kidneys and liver and rids the body of uric acid. It also promotes sweating that helps rid toxins. Angelica Root invigorates the lymph system. Additional essential oils include: Lemongrass, Lemon, Rosemary, Cypress, and Fennel.
Fire Cider – 8 ounces – $15 – Fire cider is a medicinal concoction that has been used for many generations to support healthy digestion, keep away seasonal infections, boost circulation and get rid of sinus congestion. It is essentially a collection of health-boosting herbs and vegetables soaked in apple cider vinegar for immune boosting qualities.
Ghee – $10 – Fresh, Homemade and made with love by Michelle! Ghee is considered “liquid gold” and revered in Indian culture (and has been for centuries). When made from high quality butter, it is a great source of fat soluble vitamins like Vitamin K and is great for teeth, hair, skin, nails and helps aid in weight loss.
Fresh Chutney – $10 – Fresh, homemade and made with love by Michelle. I don’t know yet what kind it will be but it will be delicious on your kitchari!
Chamomile Bitters – $18 – A simple bitters blend that gets most of its bitterness from dandelion and is ideal to use as an extract combining both the root and the leaf for a fuller, more complex flavor. This light bitters blend is excellent for the kitchari cleanse as well as for everyday use! Studies have confirmed that getting an adequate amount bitter flavor is important for digestive balance and linked with many related health benefits. Eating bitters regularly has been shown to: Curb sugar cravings, soothe gas and bloating, relieve occasional heartburn, encourage digestive enzymes, bile & HCL production, calm upset stomach and nausea, increase absorption of fat soluble vitamins A, D, E, K, help maintain healthy blood sugar levels, balance appetite, ease constipation and regulate bowel movements, support liver function and healthy skin
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