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Acidifying Alkalizing Ojas Prana Rajasic Sattvic Tamasic Tejas
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Sattvic Ayurvedic Perspectives
Sattvic
Reported by John Immel, Asheville, NC
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Sattvic foods promote spiritual growth, nourishing the body without taxing digestion. Sattvic foods do not stimulate desire or nervous energy. They create clarity instead of drowsiness or heaviness.


Balanced by 'Rajasic', 'Tamasic'.
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Sattva

Sattvic foods promote spiritual growth. They nourish the body without taxing the digestive tract. Examples of sattvic foods include ghee, milk, almonds, rice, dates and saffron. Sattvic foods do not stimulate desire or nervous energy. They create clarity instead of drowsiness or heaviness. Click here for sattvic food examples.

Rajas

Rajasic foods stimulate desire or nervous energy. Red meat, high protein food, garlic and onions stimulate desire. Chili peppers, coffee, and cocaine stimulate movement. Click here for rajasic food examples.

Tamas

Tamasic foods create drowsiness, cloudiness, and heaviness. Examples are fermented or putrid foods including alcohol. Beef, prok, garlic, onion also create heaviness.Click here for tamasic food examples.
herbs & products with Sattvic quality
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Cumin, Coriander, Fennel Tea
Vata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
$8.00 $6.40
A famous detox tea and digestive blend to reduce puffiness and improve your metabolism. You will feel light and vibrant.

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Liver & Lymph Cleanse Tea
Vata aggravatingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
$16.00 $12.80
A cleansing formula of bitters, blood movers & fat metabolizers to detoxify the liver and lymphatic system, as well as flush the gall bladder.

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Chyavanprash Nutritive Jam (9.4oz)
Vata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
$18.95
Ayurveda's most popular immune tonic. Tasty and safe for adults and children alike, chayawanprash prevents seasonal colds and flus.

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Brahmi - Gotu Kola
Vata aggravatingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
$6.99
Famous mental rejuvenative that supports healthy brain and nervous system function.

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Mint Belly Bliss Tea: Energize & Awaken
Vata aggravatingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying
$16.00
Feel clean, clear, fresh and light. Mint Belly Bliss re-awakens and brightens your mood and mind after a heavy meal.

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Mindfulness & Digest Cleanse Tea
Vata pacifyingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying
$16.00
A refreshing tea that promotes mindfulness, clarity & focus while aiding good digestion. We send 2 to 3 ounces depending on the volume and leafiness of the herbs.

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Kitchari- Joyful Belly Complete KitKapha Self Healing Kit - Invigorate & Cleanse
Brahmi Oil (4oz)Vata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifyingBrahmi / Gotu Kola TinctureVata aggravatingPitta pacifying
Almond OilVata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha aggravatingCypress Essential Oil - 1/3 oz
Honey Coco-ButterVata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha aggravatingSt. John's Wort Tincture
for these symptoms*
Sattvic herbs and food may have been traditionally recommended for these symptoms.
Confusion / Cloudy MindKapha aggravatingHashimoto's ThyroiditisPitta aggravating
aggravates these symptoms*
Presence of these symptoms may be a sign 'Sattvic' is aggravated in your body.
Diet
VegetarianVata aggravating
Constitution
Creative, imaginativeVata aggravating
Mind Stress Sleep
Waking up middle of nightVata aggravating

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