Monthly Archives: January 2012

Happy New Year!

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Holiday eating can sometimes dull our digestive fire.  Get your New Year started with stronger digestion.

Digestive fire is called “agni”. Here is a recipe for tea to rekindle your agni:

 

Agni Tea Recipe
 
Ingredients

1 quart Water
1 pinch Cayenne
2 handfuls Minced ginger root
2 Tbs. Sucanat or other sweetener
1 to 2 tsp. Rock salt
   
  The first definition of agni is the element of Fire, the second of the five elements in the body. It also denotes the digestive fire which regulates temperature, performs digestion, absorption, and assimilation of ingested food, and transforms food into energy or consciousness.

Agni Tea is a simple beverage that helps to regulate and stimulate your digestive capacity, improving all the functions of digestive agni.

Preparation

Bring all of the above ingredients to a boil. Boil for 20 minutes.

Take the pot off the burner and cool for a few minutes

Add the juice of 1/2 lime. Do not boil the lime juice.

Pour into a thermos and enjoy throughout the day!