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Dried Raisin Ayurvedic Chutney by James Boyd

By James Boyd, Block 1 Student
This is an original recipe made by me : ) I was out in

Body Odour Herbs in Ayurveda

There are about 2 to 4 million sweat glands situated under the skin. They function mainly for regulation of body temperature and provide an emotional response. The watery secretion produced by these glands make the body moist and helps to cool the body temperature. The glands are under the control of sympathetic nervous system. Sweat contains water and some salts like sodium, chloride, potassium, urea, bicarbonate, calcium and other excretions from the body such as amino acids.

Kallari – Ancient Martial Arts from India

Kallari is an ancient fighting system from Kerala, India. It is often called the “mother of all martial arts”. There are three main styles of Kalarapayattu, northern, southern and central, stemming from these regions of Kerala. Each of them have particular aspects and fighting skills that distinguish them from each other, such as the importance of ‘marmas’ (pressure-points) and the invocation of certain protective deities.