How Can This Ayurvedic Food Make You Feel Great?
WHY EAT AN AYURVEDIC DIET?Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. An Ayurvedic diet is tailored to your individual body type and the specific imbalances you are working with at any given time. Ayurveda shows you your specific body type’s needs and what should be favored in your Ayurvedic menu. Watch as you eat less but feel more satisfied because what you are eating truly nourishes you. Since Ayurveda believes all disease begins in the digestive tract, food is your first medicine. By eating a healthy diet that’s ideal for your body, you experience optimal health.
Is Thyme (fresh) Good for My Ayurvedic Diet?
SERVING SIZE: 1/4 tsp
SPECIES: Thymus vulgaris
AYURVEDIC MEDICINAL BIOCHARACTERISTICSWhat is the biocharacteristic theory of medicine?
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Here are the herbal actions of Thyme (fresh):
APPETIZERHerbs that cleanse the palate & stimulate hunger or desire to eat.
DIGESTIVEHerbs that encourage healthy digestion.
SPLEEN-TONICAn herb that strengthens spleen function by improving strength of the blood. Spleen tonics Builds agni, brighten the person's appearances & firms up tissues.
STIMULATES-ENERGYThis category groups thyroid and adrenal stimulating herbs
DECONGESTANTAn herb that reduces mucus congestion in the sinus or lungs by restricting blood flow to mucus membranes.
EXPECTORANTHerbs that help you cough up and eliminate mucus. These herbs often work by increasing the quantity of mucus, or thinning the mucus.
LUNG-TONICStrengthens the lungs. These herbs are helpful when recovering from either acute or chronic lung issues like bronchitis or pneumonia.
ANTIBACTERIALHerbs that kill bacteria or slow their growth.
ANTIMICROBIALAn agent that kills microorganisms or inhibits their growth. Antimicrobial is an umbrella term that can be broken down into specific categories of target microorganism, such as anti-bacterials, fungals, and virals.
VASODILATORA vasodilator is an herb that widens the blood vessels by the relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls, thereby increasing circulation systemically or to a local area.
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Fennel Seeds has these Actions in CommonAntispasmodic, Decongestant, Expectorant, Stimulates-energy, Appetizer, Detoxicant, Lung-tonic, Burns-toxins, Digestive, Spleen-tonic
Dill has these Actions in CommonAntispasmodic, Detoxicant, Spleen-tonic, Appetizer, Digestive, Stimulates-energy, Antimicrobial, Burns-toxins, Expectorant, Vasodilator
Ginger (Fresh) has these Actions in CommonAppetizer, Detoxicant, Spleen-tonic, Burns-toxins, Digestive, Stimulates-energy, Antispasmodic, Decongestant, Lung-tonic, Vasodilator
Cloves has these Actions in CommonAnthelminthic, Antispasmodic, Digestive, Vasodilator, Antibacterial, Burns-toxins, Expectorant, Antimicrobial, Detoxicant, Spleen-tonic
Cinnamon has these Actions in CommonAntimicrobial, Decongestant, Expectorant, Appetizer, Detoxicant, Spleen-tonic, Antibacterial, Burns-toxins, Digestive, Stimulates-energy
Allspice has these Actions in CommonAntibacterial, Burns-toxins, Digestive, Vasodilator, Antispasmodic, Decongestant, Spleen-tonic, Appetizer, Detoxicant, Stimulates-energy
Caraway Seeds has these Actions in CommonAntispasmodic, Digestive, Stimulates-energy, Burns-toxins, Lung-tonic, Vasodilator, Antimicrobial, Detoxicant, Spleen-tonic
Basil has these Actions in CommonLung-tonic, Appetizer, Detoxicant, Spleen-tonic, Antibacterial, Burns-toxins, Digestive, Antispasmodic, Decongestant
Rosemary has these Actions in CommonBurns-toxins, Digestive, Vasodilator, Anthelminthic, Decongestant, Spleen-tonic, Antispasmodic, Detoxicant, Stimulates-energy
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Nasya Oil has these Actions in CommonStimulates-energy, Vasodilator, Antibacterial, Antimicrobial, Decongestant, Expectorant
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Kanakasava- Breathe Alive Tonic Drink has these Actions in CommonLung-tonic, Vasodilator, Antispasmodic, Burns-toxins, Detoxicant, Expectorant
Mugwort has these Actions in CommonAppetizer, Detoxicant, Digestive, Anthelminthic, Antibacterial, Antispasmodic
Haritaki has these Actions in CommonAppetizer, Detoxicant, Digestive, Expectorant, Anthelminthic, Antispasmodic
Cumin, Coriander, Fennel Tea
Cumin, Coriander, Fennel Tea has these Actions in CommonDigestive, Spleen-tonic, Antispasmodic, Burns-toxins, Detoxicant
Mahanarayan Oil (16 oz)
Mahanarayan Oil (16 oz) has these Actions in CommonAntispasmodic, Decongestant, Expectorant, Stimulates-energy, Vasodilator
Echinacea has these Actions in CommonAntibacterial, Antimicrobial, Burns-toxins, Detoxicant, Digestive
Trikatu has these Actions in CommonAppetizer, Decongestant, Detoxicant, Digestive, Vasodilator
Musta has these Actions in CommonAnthelminthic, Appetizer, Detoxicant, Digestive, Stimulates-energy
Elecampane has these Actions in CommonExpectorant, Lung-tonic, Stimulates-energy, Anthelminthic, Digestive
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HOW DOES EATING AYURVEDICALLY MAKE YOU FEEL?Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. Food digests with ease when right for your body type (dosha). Healthy digestion is seen as the cornerstone of well-being in Ayurveda. Healthy digestion generally prevents illness. If you do get sick, a strong digestive fire reduces the severity of illness and increases your resilience. It also improves your mood. Once you begin eating Ayurvedically, you will feel refreshed, vital and strong.
View Other Ingredients for SummerThyme (fresh) is recommended for Summer. Check out these other Summer foods here.
TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSThyme (fresh) may be beneficial for these symptoms. The suitability of any food for a condition is highly dependent on the individual. Please see your doctor before using this food to treat a medical condition.
About the AuthorJohn Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda. His approach to Ayurveda exudes a certain ease, which many find enjoyable and insightful. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda , which specializes in digestive tract pathology & Ayurvedic nutrition. John and his wife Natalie recently published Explore Your Hunger: A Guide to Hunger, Appetite & Food.
John's interest in Ayurveda and digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, including his public service work in South Asia. John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion. John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing. In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.
John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots, and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church. Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick. That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well.