~Kitchari Every Week in April 2020~
A nourishing Kitchari is an Ayurvedic style cleanse that is wonderful during this time of year! It is 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.
An Ayurvedic kitchari cleanse will include simple meals. We will start breakfast kitchari and lunch & dinner will be traditional kitchari.
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.
Nourishing Kitchari $140/Week
Pick up is anytime after 10 am on the white cooler on the back porch at 335 3rd st W, Whitefish, Please wipe down the cooler before and after you make contact with it for the safety of all.
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.
Paavani Body Oil – $32 – you choose your dosa ~ Tridosha ~ Vata ~ Pitta ~ Kapha ~ Perfect for abhyanga or self oil massage is perfect for everyone!
- Tridosha Balancing Blend is comprised of an even combination of the Five Elements, Tridoshic skin is balanced & healthy. Use this botanical blend to nurture, moisturize & maintain the integrity of your skin. Organic ingredients include: Sunflower Oil*, Almond Oil*, Brahmi, Jasmine, Cardamom & Essential Oils of Lavender, Cardamom, Wild Orange, Lemon, Grapefruit, Manadrin, Bergamot, Tangerine, Clementine, Vanilla Bean & Geranium.
- Pitta Soothing Blend is mainly comprised of Fire Element, people of Pitta nature are prone to excess heat in the body, inflammation & sensitivity. Use this botanical blend to Calm, Soothe & Cool your skin. Ingredients include: Almond Oil, Sunflower Oil, Gotu Kola, Rose, Coriander & Essential Oils of Ylang Ylang, Coriander, Lavender, Sweet Marjoram, Roman Chamomile, Sandalwood & Vanilla Bean.
- Kapha Stimulating Blend is comprised of the Earth & Water Elements, people of Kapha nature are prone to poor circulation, congestion & oily skin. Use this botanical blend to revitalize, invigorate & replenish your skin. Organic Ingredients include: Safflower Oil, Rosemary, Peppermint, Ginger & Essential Oils of Clary Sage, Bergamot, Laurel Leaf, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Melaleuca, Lemon, Cardamom & Ravensara
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.
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.
Golden Ghee – $12 – Fresh liquid gold, omemade with love by Michelle! Ghee lubricates the system, allowing for smooth passage. It is a great source of fat soluble vitamin and mineral-rich, organic, clarified butter infused with turmeric, cumin, cardamom, black pepper. Use by simply replacing oil or butter and staple seasonings in any recipe with Golden Butter. The flavor is built in, plus 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!
Paavani Hydrate Tea Blend – $24 – Brings balance to excess Vata. A combination of Ashwagandha, a traditional Ayurvedic stress-relieving herb, with Moisturizing components of Shatavari, Licorice & Nutmeg. The taste is Sweet & Earthy with a hint of spice. Rehydrate, Rejuvenate & Discover tranquility from the inside out.
Paavani Chai Blend – $21 – Brings balance to Kapha & is an Ayurvedic approach to the classic Indian Masala Chai. Caffeine-free South African Red Rooibos combines with traditional Chai spices & Lemongrass to Warm the body & Inspire motivation, without taxing the nervous system. This Uplifting blend is also antioxidant-rich & Aids digestion.
Paavani Triphala – $30 – Triphala is a classical Ayurvedic formulation comprised of three Indian superfruits, Haritaki, Amalaki & Bibhitaki. Triphala aids in digestion & assimilation of nutrients while establishing regular elimination & tonification of the colon. It supports ojas, or the immune system, through its high dose of vitamin C. This sacred formulation is simultaneously detoxifying & nourishing, making it ideal for daily use.
Paavani Golden Tonic – $30 – Traditionally known as Haldi Doodh, is an Ayurvedic elixir balancing to all doshas. Turmeric combines with warming Chai spices to Reduce inflammation, Detoxify the Liver & Promote healthy digestion while Adaptogenic Ashwagandha & Shatavari Rejuvenate the body & Ease its response to daily stress.