A Spring Awakening

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Spring has finally sprung! The long winter months have come to an end and our world will soon light up with beautiful flowers, fresh scents, and sunny days. Spring is a magical time full of growth and new beginnings. It is…

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A 5 Minute Meditation to Melt Away Stress

Ashley Turner - The Meditation Studio
Monday, March 20, 2017
The world is a stressful place! We as humans are constantly being compromised by physical, mental, emotional, environmental, and biological stressors. We are constantly learning, adapting, and changing. Take…

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Vanilla Fig Tulsi Chamomile Smoothie

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Spring is upon us, and it's time to get floral! As the plants around us begin to bud and open up, so can we by taking care of our bodies. First place to start? In the kitchen! Keeping healthy foods on hand will…

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Spring Cleansing: Revitalizing your body and mind from the inside-out

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
One of my favorite rituals for welcoming spring is to do a massive cleaning around my house. Spring cleaning is cathartic, allowing us to get rid of the old and bring in the new! Why not take the same approach the same…

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Turmeric Smoothie Bowl

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Sick of the same old type of smoothie? Give this recipe a try! Smoothie bowls are a delectable morning treat, with a variety of ingredient options - there's no wrong way to go with a smoothie bowl! Not only are…

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Tasty Turmeric Salad Dressing

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
A dressing can make or break a salad. Too much, too little, too sour, or too sweet, can all be consequences of a faulty dressing. Sometimes, you don’t know what you’re going to get when buying a ready-to-go salad from…

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Homemade Chai Oat Milk

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
If you are going dairy-free or simply are in need of a tasty new type of milk that is full of nourishing goodness, give this recipe for Homemade Chai Oat Milk a try! Oat milk is naturally lactose-free, low in calories,…

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How to Stay Motivated when you Feel Stressed and Exhausted

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
It happens to the best of us, even the most goal-driven people can get off track. Whether it be missing a deadline or simply not wanting to get out of bed, we can lose motivation to get the things accomplished in life that matter…

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Cinnamon-Spiced Stuffed Squash

Andrea Rossi, CNTP
Monday, February 20, 2017
If you're a lover of all things squash, this recipe is for you! Packed with nutrition: Recipe detailsThe pairing of acorn squash and cinnamon is perfection: both are sweet to the taste, with a slight…

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Cellular Self Love

Satya Dubay, Prana & Qi Healing Practitioner
Monday, February 20, 2017
The act of expressing love to others, starts from expressing love to ourselves. We often neglect loving ourselves, even though it’s been said over and over that if we don’t love ourselves, we cannot truly receive love from others…

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Tulsi Rose Almond Milk

Kiki Federico
Monday, February 13, 2017
Almond milk, soy milk, coconut milk; you may be familiar with these dairy-alternative beverages, but have you ever tried to make your own? Nut milk is a delight to make! I absolutely love making fresh almond milk in the blender.…

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Homemade Ginger Syrup

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Friday, February 10, 2017
Can’t get enough of that delicious taste of ginger? We don’t blame you! Ginger is an amazing herb packed with nutritional benefits. Ginger is warming, aids in digestion, and adds a spicy yet soft flavor to our pallet! This…

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Scrumptious Smoothie Bowl

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Sick of smoothies? In the mood for a tasty new breakfast? Give this smoothie bowl recipe a try! Smoothies aren't exactly 'in season' in the winter time, but sprucing them up with other ingredients in a dish can certainly help!…

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What are Adaptogens?

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
If you are an avid follower of the ORGANIC INDIA blog, chances are you've read about adaptogenic herbs and how they benefit our bodies. If not, you may be left with some questions: What exactly are adaptogens? How do we incorporate…

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Moringa Snack Balls

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Snack balls are as fun to make as they are to eat! Not only are these tasty little treats good for your heart, they are filled with ingredients that can aid in promoting a happy mood! Walnuts are packed with vitamin E, folate,…

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Seven Steps to Self Love

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Monday, January 30, 2017
Love starts from within. By loving ourselves first, we allow that love to expand to others, to our communities, and to the world. Self-care practices and self love go hand in hand. Self care is extremely important…

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Sweet Potato Spiced Latte

Andrea Rossi, CNTP
Monday, January 30, 2017
Is there anything better than a warm latte in the winter time? Pumpkin spice is a popular choice for flavor, Starbucks having sold more than 200 million of these delicious drinks in the last ten years. The classic latte is…

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Tap into your Light

Satya Dubay, Prana & Qi Healing Practitioner
Monday, January 23, 2017
This time of year can be difficult for many of us because of winter’s extended hours of darkness during the day. We can easily be pulled into the more challenging feelings of depression, heaviness and lethargy. This is counter…

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Magical Moringa Face Mask

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Friday, January 20, 2017
Have you ever read the ingredient label on the back of your skincare products? Often times, there are a bunch of words that you can’t pronounce and ingredients you’ve never even heard of! Nourishing your skin with natural products…

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Peppermint Moringa Lip Balm

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Friday, January 20, 2017
If you’re like me, your lips take a beating during these cold winter months! My lips go from flaky to downright cracking this time of year. That’s why I always keep a little tub of this DIY Peppermint Moringa Lip Balm with me. Not…

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An Odd, Mostly Forgotten Practice for Wintertime Support

Andrea Rossi, CNTP
Monday, January 16, 2017
On a good day, when we drink our body’s minimal water requirements, we are 70% water. However, most of us float around in life on about 50% water, which is 20% less than optimal. This is astounding, considering how critical water…

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5 Senses Tea Meditation

Andrea Rossi, CNTP
Monday, January 16, 2017
Our modern lives are fast-paced, inundated with information, to-dos, appointments, obligations, keeping us in a constant state of stress and fatigue. Filmmaker, Bianca Giaever, crafted a short-film on this experience of overwhelm…

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Mind and Body Makeover: A Detox for 2017

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Monday, January 9, 2017
It is a couple weeks into the new year, and many of us are inspired to improve upon different aspects of our lives. There is a desire to feel rejuvenated from the inside out, and to gain more insight into the things we want in…

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2017 Bucket list

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S, N.T.P.
Monday, January 9, 2017
The hustle and bustle of the holidays are finally over. Now you can sit back and relax! What’s that you say? You’re bored? Feeling stuck? Overwhelmed? Don’t let those new year doldrums get you down. Here are seven fun and easy activities…

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Herbal Mushroom Immunity Broth

Andrea Rossi, CNTP
Friday, January 6, 2017
There are many ways to increase immune health; adaptogenic herbs, vitamins and minerals, exercise and sleep, you name it. Aside from the more obvious, mushrooms are becoming a more well-known go-to for their potent immune-system…

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Start the New Year with a HEALTHY New You!

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
It’s a new year and a fresh start for many of us! Whether we are looking to shed a few pounds or start eating more vegetables, January is a promising time to make new resolutions. Unfortunately, it can also be a time to not…

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Restorative Dark Sipping Chocolate

Andrea Rossi, CNTP
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Sipping chocolate is an “adult’s hot chocolate,” so rich in flavor that it is best enjoyed in slow sips and small portions. This Restorative Dark Sipping Chocolate is filled with antioxidant-rich…

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Moringa Miso Soup

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Thursday, December 22, 2016
In this Eastern-inspired recipe, immune boosting Miso meets nutrient-dense Moringa; a match made in Heaven! Immunity is key to good health, and miso soup is a wonderful way to give your body a variety of nutrients to stay…

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Oh, Ginger! How we Love Thee!

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Monday, December 19, 2016
In need of a little spice in your life? Zest things up with some ginger! It’s easy to incorporate this powerful spice into your daily routine with your choice of ORGANIC INDIA…

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Holiday Digestion Guide

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Friday, December 16, 2016
It’s the holiday season and the last thing you want is bad digestion slowing you down. Is there anything more frustrating than going to festive functions when you feel bloated, constipated,…

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Sweet Rose Sugar Scrub

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Monday, December 12, 2016
Don’t let the cold weather get you down! Tulsi is one of the best ways to relieve stress internally, but it can also be used as an aromatic stress reliever when used externally in self-care products. Winter can be a time…

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Tulsi Tea Chai Latte

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Monday, December 12, 2016
It’s time to take your tea to the next level with this delicious and healthy recipe for a Tulsi Tea Chai Latte! ORGANIC INDIA Tulsi Masala Chai tea is filled with black tea and chai spices that will stimulate your senses and soothe…

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Sustainable Gift Giving Guide for the Holidays

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Thursday, December 1, 2016
It’s the holiday season and that means it’s time to get into the gift giving spirit! Unfortunately, with all of the fun festivities, extra waste is inevitable. Fortunately, there are some ways that you can reduce your carbon footprint…

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Tulsi Jasmine Tea Face Mask

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Thursday, December 1, 2016
DIY is in full throttle these days. The list goes on and on of crafts and tasks you can recreate at home. Skincare is no DIY stranger, and possibly the most fun! For this DIY we will make a delicate face mask out of herbal…

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The 7 Essential Spices of the Masala Dabba

Andrea Rossi, CNTP
Thursday, December 1, 2016
When I lived in Mumbai and Hyderabad, I would watch with delight and curiosity as my friends would craft beautiful curries with a deep wisdom, and some amount of magic, infusing the room with fragrant smells that I would come…

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Guide to Cinnamon

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Thursday, December 1, 2016
When you think of the flavors associated with the holiday season, what comes to mind? Chances are, your mouth starts watering at the thought of eating delicious cinnamon! From cookies to cakes cinnamon is a staple spice of the holidays.…

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Triphala Ghee

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
For those who are lactose intolerant and unable to eat traditional butter, ghee is a wonderful alternative. Ghee comes from the Sanskrit word “sprinkled” which means that the milk fat is rendered from the butter to separate the milk solids…

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Healthy Gingerbread Granola

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Have a healthy holiday this season with this delicious and nourishing recipe for Gingerbread Granola. It’s bursting with festive flavors from the raw honey, ORGANIC INDIA Ginger Powder and ORGANIC…

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What’s Your Super Power? A Modern Story of The Most Ancient Superman

Steph Schwartz, Boulder Yoga Instructor
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Young Hanuman, the beloved and mischievous Monkey God (diety), was playing in the park when he looked up and saw the bright sun in the sky, which he mistook for a huge champagne mango. He decided it was perfect for his morning snack,…

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Catch up on your ZZZ’s! 10 Ways to Fall (and Stay) Asleep

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Is there anything more frustrating than not being able to fall asleep at night? Not only does it impact your energy levels, it can make you feel downright grumpy! Fortunately, there are a variety of ways to improve your sleep and help you…

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A Gratitude Journey Through the Chakras

Satya Dubay, Prana/Qi Healing Practitioner
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Gratitude is such a powerful place to live from – it colors our daily lives for us and those around us, as well as for humanity and the planet. The ripples of gratitude can be felt throughout our collective community in ways…

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Cranberry Ginger Bark

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Friday, November 18, 2016
Satisfy your sweet tooth this season with some delicious Cranberry Ginger Bark! Loaded with immune-boosting antioxidants and muscle-building protein, these tasty treats are a great alternative to traditional sweets sold at…

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Spread the Love: 10 Ways to Give Back to your Community this Season!

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Friday, November 18, 2016
'Tis the season for comfort and joy! Why not get in that giving spirit (and have some fun in the process) by giving back to your community, just in time for the holidays! At ORGANIC INDIA, we are passionate about promoting…

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Tulsi Jasmine Dressing

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Thanksgiving is coming up, and side dishes are a big hit! Make a complimentary dish that stands out - jazz-up a salad with this easy dressing! It contains ingredients that are full of nutrients like heart-healthy Omega-3…

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The Secret to Eternal Happiness: Part 2

Abigail Wolff, ORGANIC INDIA USA
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Gratitude CirclingIf your family is anything like mine, the holidays can get hectic, and beautiful intentions of loving kindness can sometimes fall to the wayside amongst the hustle-bustle. This Thanksgiving…

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The Secret to Eternal Happiness: Part 1

Kaitlyn Hickling, ORGANIC INDIA USA
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Gratitude Journaling Gratitude What is it? We’ve all heard this word, but let’s…

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Masala Chai Apple Cider

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
While tea and coffee tend to be our pals year round, cider surely has its season. When the air gets chilly and the leaves begin to fall, it doesn’t get much better than sipping a hot mug of apple cider. Why not really rev things…

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Flavorful Fall Oatmeal

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Need a little morning oomph? Always running out the door wondering what you’re going to eat for breakfast? Hear your stomach growling and still have 2 hours until lunch? You need this recipe!They call it “break” “fast”…

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3 Ways to Bring Mindfulness Practice to the Workplace

Matt McLaughlin, ORGANIC INDIA USA
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Whether you participate in meditation, yoga, tai chi or any other mindfulness practice, the workplace can challenge your poise in unique ways. From establishing a conscious business model to everyday interactions with co-workers,…

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HalloWellness: Staying Balanced During the Spookiest (and Sweetest) Time of Year

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Being tempted by all of those sugary Halloween treats can sure be tricky when it comes to your health. Often times, we tend to overdo it when we see a bowl stuffed with chunky chocolate bars and sweet n’ sour candies.…

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Spooky Spice Pumpkin Balls

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Still stoked on pumpkin? We are too! There are so many ways to include pumpkin in recipes this season, not to mention they have some serious nutrition packed in their gourds! Pumpkins are loaded with potassium, antioxidants,…

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Cinnamon Crunch Pumpkin Seeds

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Don’t pitch those pumpkins! Save the seeds and make this delicious treat. Pumpkin seeds are loaded with nutrients like copper, zinc, and magnesium. Not to mention they are high in fiber and packed with antioxidants! Next time you…

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Fall Bucket List! 10 Ways to Get in the Seasonal Spirit

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Friday, October 7, 2016
Fall is full of lively activities to keep you busy; it is one of the best times of the year to get out and soak up the spirit of the season! From pumpkin patches to home-made baking, the possibilities this Autumn are endless.…

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Eat with the Seasons: Five Ways to Boost Immunity and Improve Digestion

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Fall. It’s finally here! Whether you are ready or not, it’s time to ditch the flip-flops and dust off your boots. You know that it is going to be a busy time of year as it marks the start of the holiday season along…

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Fall Fiber Smoothie

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Fall is a busy time of year, but that is no reason to skip a healthy breakfast. Get festive with this easy-to-make fall smoothie! It’s packed with nutrients to promote proper digestion and boost your energy levels through…

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Five Ways to Stay Healthy This Fall

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
It’s no secret that fall is the beginning of a busy time of year. Kids are back in school, the holidays are up ahead, and the change in weather means that you spend extra time making travel plans and dressing appropriately.…

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Fall Cleanse - Panchakarma

Monday, September 19, 2016
The Equinoxes – when day and night hang in equal balance – are considered in Ayurveda to be the best times to cleanse. Should we miss this opportunity for fall cleansing, we can compromise our immune systems, experience digestive…

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Pomegranate Plum Tea Infusion

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Pomegranates, plums, and tea…oh my. This is one infusion that you must try! The sweet flavors of pomegranates and plums pair nicely with the earthy flavor of green tea. Best of all? This infusion is packed with electrolytes and antioxidants…

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Cherry Lemon Turmeric Zinger

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
As cherry season comes to a close you might find that those little red fruits are practically everywhere. Put them to good use by making this delicious and nourishing infused tea blend! Cherries are packed with antioxidants and…

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Beat those End of Summer Blues!

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Monday, August 29, 2016
If you are like me, summer seems to fly by in the blink of an eye. One minute you’re packing your suitcase for a Hawaiian vacation and the next thing you know, you’re packing your kid’s lunch box! Don’t get down because…

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Iced Tea Tricks of the Trade

Friday, August 26, 2016
We all know that summer is coming to an end, but the weather doesn’t seem to think so! As we approach September, our days are still filled with sweltering heat and humidity. Don’t let that deter you from having…

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Lemon Ginger Tulsi Cubes

Friday, August 19, 2016
Jazz up your favorite juice or upgrade your water with these easy-to-make Lemon Ginger Tulsi Cubes! Bursting with the flavor from the ORGANIC INDIA Tulsi Lemon Ginger…

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Green Tea Apple Pops

Friday, August 19, 2016
Get your green on with these delicious and nourishing frozen pops! ORGANIC INDIA’s Tulsi Green Tea provides excellent support to your immune system. Plus, these pops are packed…

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Tulsi Banana Berry Pops

Thursday, August 4, 2016
Summer isn’t over yet and that means we still have time for some more delicious and nutritious frozen treats. This recipe could not be any easier, and it gives the illusion of culinary expertise. While it is an amazing…

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Tips to Support Your Active Lifestyle this Summer

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P
Thursday, August 4, 2016
When you think of your favorite summer memories, what comes to mind? Do you reflect on that weekend you spent hiking around the lake? Perhaps you went kayaking down a beautiful river. Maybe you…

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Tips for Staying Energized on your Summer Adventures

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Summer means adventure time! Whether you are road tripping, camping, kayaking, mountain climbing, urban hiking, or relaxing on the beach, summer is the best time to explore the great outdoors. In order to make the most of…

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Honey Chamomile Hair Rinse

Monday, July 18, 2016
Your hair can really take a beating under the hot summer sun. Add the stress of chlorinated pools, salty ocean water and windy outdoor adventures, and you’ll find your hair feeling brittle and weak. Summer also tends to…

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Tulsi Sweet Rose Salad Dressing

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
It doesn’t get any sweeter than this easy-to-make dressing! It is packed with wellness-boosting nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins C. Best of all? Your taste buds will enjoy the magical…

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Summer Can Be Spontaneous: 4 Tips to Stay Regular

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Is there anything worse than feeling “backed-up” and bloated during the warm summer months? Staying regular is something that many people don’t want to talk about, but it is key to looking and feeling our best, especially…

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Pretty Skin Tulsi Tea Infusion

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Thursday, June 16, 2016
When the weather gets warm and the sun comes out, our skin can really take a beating! Drinking dehydrating beverages like soda, iced coffee, and even alcohol can make matters worse, leaving both our bodies and our skin…

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5 Tips to Stay Healthy During Festival Season

Written by Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Monday, June 13, 2016
Festival season…it’s finally here! Whether you are a seasoned party-pro or a total festival noob, it’s important that you get the most out of your experience so that you can talk about it for years to come! That means you can’t neglect…

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Tulsi Peppermint Ice Cubes

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Friday, June 3, 2016
June has arrived. The sun is shining, the temperature is rising, and its high time to start planning those summer pool parties, BBQs and get-togethers that we’ve been aching for all winter. Hosting is a blast, especially when…

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Travel Tips: Four Ways to Stay Healthy On-the-Go

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Have you ever returned home from a fabulous vacation only to feel like you need a vacation from your vacation? Maybe you had a little “too much fun” with all of those fancy adult beverages and could use a detox. Taking a vacation…

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Five Signs your Hormones Are Out of Balance

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Have you ever just felt a little “off” and didn’t know why? Nothing seems to be really wrong, but you just don’t feel like yourself. Maybe you’re tired during the day and just don’t have the energy to get out of bed. Perhaps…

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Everything as it Should Be: A Visit to Rodale Institute’s Farm

Kyle Garner, ORGANIC INDIA CEO
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
This spring, I had the pleasure of visiting the Rodale Institute Experimental Farm—a 333-acre farmstead in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, and the birthplace of the formal organic farming movement in America. I am excited to share my…

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Breathing into Meditation – An Introduction

Satya Dubay, Certified Pranic Healing Practitioner
Friday, May 6, 2016
Introduction to MeditationNothing is more natural than the rhythmic rise and fall of our inhale and exhale. The act of breathing is something we normally don’t even notice or think about, yet we do it several…

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Ginger Mango Chia Pudding

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Friday, May 6, 2016
This Ginger Mango Chia Pudding is a nutrient-rich, filling and delicious breakfast, snack or dessert that will aid your digestion, while giving you sustained, balanced energy for even the busiest days.Chia is revered…

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Honoring ORGANIC INDIA’s Very First Farmer

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Monday, May 2, 2016
Kailashnath Singh was ORGANIC INDIA’s first farmer. By 1990, Kailashnath and his neighbors’ ancestral farmlands were devastated by the proliferation of biotechnology…

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Five Natural Ways to Stay Comfortable During Pollen Season

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Monday, May 2, 2016
Achoo! Pollen season is upon us and it can be a real hassle. Fortunately, there are some natural ways that you can stay comfortable this spring.Focus on Improving your Digestion: If you experience…

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Avocado Min-tea Smoothie

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Friday, April 29, 2016
If you are looking for easy ways to incorporate more “good fats” and calcium into your diet, this smoothie is perfect for you. Avocados contain heart healthy monosaturated fat and are also a good source of potassium, vitamin…

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Five Ways to Pamper Yourself this Mother’s Day

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Friday, April 29, 2016
This blog post is for all of the mamas out there; the ones who work tirelessly to make sure their kids have the best lives possible. The ones who take care of their spouses, the pets, the house, and work full-time. This Mother’s…

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Why Buying Organic Supports the Planet

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Friday, April 15, 2016
Why buying organic is not only better for our health, but for the health of the planet too.

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Greening from the Inside Out: Simple Tips to Start Where You Are

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Friday, April 15, 2016
Tired of reading the same tips offering advice on how to go green? Overwhelmed where to start your green overhaul? These 5 tips are accessible and you can start where you are. Even better, they’ll not only green the earth, but they’ll improve your health and well-being too!

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Grow Tulsi at Home

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Friday, April 15, 2016
Below you’ll find instructions on how to plant this easy-to-grow adaptogen in your own home. Whether it’s for consumption or pure energy in the home, we know you’ll love it.

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4 Natural Ways to Keep your Immunity Strong

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Friday, April 8, 2016
Even though winter is officially over, it’s important that we are continuously working to keep our immune systems strong. Fortunately, there are a variety of natural ways you can give your immunity a boost!

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4 Ways to Get the Best Night’s Sleep

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Friday, April 8, 2016
We spend about one-third of our time on Planet Earth asleep. Make the most of it.

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Wellness for Women

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
If you are a woman warrior and need a reboot in your life, here are 4 easy ways you can get back on the path to wellness.

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DIY: All Purpose Cleaners to Save Money, Your Health and the Planet!

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Monday, April 4, 2016
These tried and true, earth-friendly, grime-busters are sure to be a mainstay in your cleaning arsenal.

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Organic Is Not A Luxury, It’s A Necessity

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Harm no one, and benefit all–that has been our mission from day one. As people become more informed about what’s in their food and how it affects their bodies and the planet, organic products are in greater demand; but there aren’t nearly…

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Health Should Not Depend On How Much Money You Have

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Monday, March 28, 2016
Since the launch of ORGANIC INDIA, it has been our goal to share True Wellness with as many people as possible. And what does that mean?

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Panchakarma - 5 Steps for a 4-day Detox to Cleanse and Rejuvenate this Spring

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Friday, March 18, 2016
Tomorrow is the spring Equinox–a perfect moment of balance for the earth, when the sun gives equal light and darkness on the earth, and we tip from Winter to Spring. As this shift takes place, it is an ideal time to sync your body with the seasons by choosing a healthy cleanse to detoxify and rejuvenate your system.

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Education Creates Justice and Opportunity

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Friday, March 18, 2016
In order to equip our family of farmers with knowledge and resources that support long-term solutions, we employ agro-specialists to teach our farmers and tribal wild crafters organic and biodynamic agricultural practices.

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5 Ancient Herbs for Modern Digestion

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Monday, March 7, 2016
When it comes to looking and feeling our absolute best, healthy digestion is truly the foundation for optimal wellness. What we put in our bodies directly impacts the way we think, feel and act.

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Empowering Women Conquers Poverty

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Sunday, March 6, 2016
True Wellness for the world starts in caring for one another. Our farmers are among India’s most at-risk populations: widows, the elderly, the illiterate and marginalized women who are all too often undervalued

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Five Foods You Didn’t Know Were Detoxifying

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Here are five of my favorite detoxing foods to help you flush your body of harmful toxins, while simultaneously powering your system with a bright boost of energy:

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How to Make Blueberry Tulsi Tea Chia Pudding

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Friday, January 29, 2016
This delicious and nutritious recipe for Blueberry Tulsi Tea Chia Pudding is sure to be a hit!

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ORGANIC INDIA Product Review: Turmeric Formula, Tulsi Moringa Tea, and Whole Husk Psyllium

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Friday, January 22, 2016
Three of my must-have products reviewed.

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Five Easy Ways to Watch your Weight in the New Year

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Here are some easy ways to keep your eye on the prize as your enter in to 2016!

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12 Days of Tulsi

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
We’re celebrating the benefits of one of nature’s most powerful plants: Tulsi. For more than 5,000 years Tulsi (also known as Holy Basil) has been considered India's "Queen of Herbs" and has been revered as one of the most sacred herbs in India. Here are 12 interesting facts about the history, mythology, benefits and uses of our favorite (delicious!) herb:

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Tulsi is S.A.C.R.E.D.

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Revered for over 5,000 years, Tulsi is one of the most cherished and legendary health-supporting herbs. It has been used to balance many common health challenges, from managing stress to supporting the immune system to lifting mood and energy. As a powerful adaptogen, Tulsi is all about providing balance.

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Force of Good

Organic India USA
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Every one of those decisions is a chance to be a Force of Good. To choose who we want to be in the world and shape the environment we live in. Whether it’s what to have for breakfast or what values we believe in, we are deciding between old patterns and new solutions.

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5 Tips to Improve your Fall Cleanse

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Monday, November 2, 2015
Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. The trees are turning beautiful shades of red and orange, the weather is getting brisk, and people are starting to think about the upcoming holiday season. One of the ways I get ready for this is by participating in a cleanse program.

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Fall Smoothies: 5 Seasonal Recipes with ORGANIC INDIA

Friday, October 23, 2015
Savor the flavors of fall with these delicious smoothie recipes! Not only are the fun and easy to make, they are packed with ingredients to nourish your body soul, and spirit. Try drinking them first thing in the morning to give your body a natural lift of energy, perfect for helping you get through your busy day!

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What’s So Fair About Fairtrade?

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Friday, October 16, 2015
You’ve seen it on the labels of your favorite products. Look closely and you’ll find them on coconut water, chocolate, and even tea! But what does “fair trade” really mean?

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The Beauty of Tulsi: 4 DIY Skincare Recipes for Radiant Fall Skin

Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Fall is a transitional season for the mind, body and spirit – and a transitional time for the skin!

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The Science of Success

Dr. James Rouse
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Joy, peace, abundance, flow, love, vitality, prosperity, freedom, creativity and happiness are just a few of the words that we can use to describe success. And there are even more paths and ways in which we can create, achieve and sustain success.

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Three Ways to be More Present

Dr. James Rouse
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Dr. James Rouse presents three ways we can be more present in every moment of our lives.

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Living a Perfect Life

Dr. James Rouse
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Can unchecked and overly zealous perfectionism get in the way of creating a very good life? Research suggests that the pursuit of perfectionism is not a healthy endeavor.

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Being Full of Grace and Grit

Dr. James Rouse
Thursday, April 30, 2015
When are you feeling most alive? When are you in that highly attractive and coveted place, where your confidence is soaring, your mind is full of inspiring thoughts, your actions are powerful and your energy reflects a transcendent quality of love?

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Gift Yourself Presence

Dr. James Rouse
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Please read the following out loud with conviction

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Telomeres: 3 Ways to Protect Your DNA

Dr. James Rouse
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Dr. James Rouse explains how telomeres help protect your DNA. Watch the video here!

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Mindful-Metta-Morphosis

Dr. James Rouse
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Loving Kindness meditation has multiple centuries of deep roots of empowerment in the Buddhist tradition and today scientists are still cultivating more and more ways that its practice can heal physically and emotionally.

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Exercise Your Kindness

Dr. James Rouse
Monday, March 16, 2015
Dr. James Rouse explains how kindness can help you live longer.

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The Highest Version of Yourself

Dr. James Rouse
Monday, March 16, 2015
Learn how to manifest the highest version of yourself, with Dr. James Rouse.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Triphala

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Monday, March 2, 2015
Some commonly asked questions about Triphala explained.

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What Happens in Vagus? Healing!

Dr. James Rouse
Monday, March 2, 2015
Tired and wired. Too tired to keep running and too scared to stop. You or someone you know may fit this description all too well, even though Gandhi reminded us that “there is more to life than merely increasing its speed.”

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Heart Centering

Satya Dubay
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
One of the best ways to feel centered in compassion and kindness is by opening our heart chakra - the energetic wheel of light that rests in the center of the chest.

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Being Awesome Is Inconvenient

Dr. James Rouse
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
We are inciting and supporting a movement. A movement against mediocrity and a movement to support you in getting your awesome on and you have all that you need to actualize your awesome.

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Herbs for New Year's Resolutions

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Wouldn’t it be a joy to look back next year at a list of accomplished resolutions?

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5 Life Lessons from a 90-Year-Old Farmer in Northern India

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Thursday, December 4, 2014
For the rest of us, our daily interaction with “the land” is usually limited to the sidewalk. But deep, meaningful friendships with a group of traditional farmers in Northern India have opened my eyes.

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Daily Ritual

Satya Dubay
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Many of us look forward to that week off from work which we get a few times each year, to be able to relax and rejuvenate. Yet often vacations can be full of activity and may not bring us the rest that we need.

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The Savasana Sneeze

Satya Dubay
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Have you ever been in the middle of Savasana - feeling the bliss of your true nature expanding into the space around you and the peace flowing from your heart and out into the world… and all of a sudden… you have to sneeze?

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Our Personal Practice

Satya Dubay
Sunday, November 16, 2014
A day can be filled with anything imaginable. It is twenty four hours of free and open time, which can include activities that we enjoy doing or ones that leave us depleted and drained.

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Natural Rhythms

Satya Dubay
Sunday, November 16, 2014
There is something so intuitive about connecting with Earth, the planet that we miraculously inhabit.

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Bursting Out of Our Shells

Satya Dubay
Sunday, November 16, 2014
It’s that wondrous time again. Birds are waking us out of our morning dreams; spring flowers are popping out of the ground and days are getting just a bit longer… ahhh. The energy of spring is just that – it puts a spring in our step.

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The Opportunity in Obstacles

Satya Dubay
Sunday, November 16, 2014
After a recent session of chanting the mantra "Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha" which calls upon the energy of Ganesha, the remover of obstacles, I started to reflect on the nature of obstacles and to question what obstacles actually are.

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Gathering Sunlight

Satya Dubay
Sunday, November 16, 2014
The sun, in many ways, is beyond our human capacity to comprehend. We are just beginning to access its energy in order to power our world and we continue to discover more about its mysterious existence on almost a daily basis.

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Detoxifying Our Relationships

Satya Dubay
Sunday, November 16, 2014
When things "get under our skin," it is more challenging to be in a loving and receptive space.

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Life Moves Us

Satya Dubay
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Somewhere from deep within, we are moved. Somewhere, from deep within, we speak. From this inner place, we never have to question what is appearing or what is the right action in our lives

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The Root of Gratitude

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Thursday, November 13, 2014
In the rush of work and holiday planning, it is easy to veer off center, to lose track of what keeps us grounded.

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7 Tips for Better Digestion

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Monday, November 10, 2014
With the holidays fast approaching, many of us will be enjoying time with loved ones, sharing the bounty of Mother Earth across tables and plates of desserts. Too much of a good thing though, and we tax our digestive systems, resulting in everything from mild discomfort to issues that can seriously damage our holiday cheer. Follow these seven tips, and you’ll have smooth sailing through the holiday season.

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Introduction to Svedhana and Heat Therapies

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Monday, October 20, 2014
Heat has been used therapeutically for centuries, perhaps longer. Even holding an injury with our own hands is a form of healing with heat.

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What is Tulsi?

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Thursday, October 16, 2014
For years when any of us served Tulsi Tea at events, we were constantly asked, “What is Tulsi?” Most people thought the name was the brand and had no idea that it is one of the world’s greatest and most cherished herbs.

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Yoga & Meditation for Deeper Cleansing

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Yoga, along with diet and herbs like Tulsi, can help with the body’s natural detoxification process.

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Love the Skin You're In!

Dr. Christy Garner
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Your skin is your largest detoxification organ - a pathway for your body to rid itself of toxins.

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Why ORGANIC INDIA Uses Only Non-Irradiated Herbs

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Food irradiation is a process that uses radiation to preserve food. Basically, exposure to radiation changes the molecular composition of the target material.

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Simple and Effective Tools for Peak Performance

Dr. Christy Garner
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Here’s the question for this month: What if you felt so energized and vibrant that you not only felt motivated to exercise, but could perform with the strength, endurance and intensity that you’ve always dreamed of?

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7 Ways to Reduce Stress for Men

Dr. Christy Garner
Monday, June 2, 2014
This month we celebrate men… and especially fathers. Although these solutions can be helpful for everyone, this month we have focused on solutions that are especially effective for men’s health.

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Head-to-Toe Health with Turmeric

Amie Valpone
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
For over 6,000 years, turmeric has been praised as a holistic healer that can be used as everything from a beauty aid to medicine.

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Five Ways to Ensure Restorative Sleep

ORGANIC INDIA USA
Monday, March 24, 2014
A good night’s sleep is essential for so many reasons. Without it, we notice some symptoms on the surface – a foggy mind, lack of energy and fatigue. But missing out on deep, restorative sleep can also impact digestion, hormones, stress response, and more. Read on for five ways to ensure you get the sleep you need.

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The Biology of Love

Dr. Bruce H. Lipton
Thursday, December 19, 2013
What do your cells have to do with love? Molecular biology and romance seem unlikely bedfellows, but according to Dr. Bruce Lipton a stem cell biologist, bestselling author of The Biology of Belief and recipient of the 2009 Goi Peace Award, it’s quite an affair. He calls it the “Honeymoon Effect.”

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Making A Difference with #LoveInAction in Nepal

Connectivity, compassion, and collaboration are rising from the wreckage in Nepal. At a grassroots level, progress is happening each day, as people from all over the world come together to help the people of Nepal rebuild their homes, provide medical facilities and set up transitional schools. There…

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Fundraisers Worldwide Supporting #TentsToNepal

Our special thanks for the #LoveInAction dedication all those involved in the benefit concerts that have made a significant contribution to our #TentsToNepal offerings! “Friends of India – Giving back”…

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Abari Update

While the debate continues on how best to rebuild Nepal, ABARI is leading the way forward with providing Owner Driven solutions through Community Facility Centers. ABARI’s team of architects can’t wait for monsoon to end so they can get started on trainings and building! Site assessments have…

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Monsoon Update

August 25, 2015 This year’s monsoon hasn't been easy for the people of Nepal, making the most of living in temporary shelters surrounded by muddy waters until rebuilding can begin when the rains end. Our thanks to Paulo Thiago from Friends of India for his unceasing dedication…

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Beckoning in a New Stage of Relief Work: Rebuilding Sustainable Communities

July 5th, 2015 It’s been two months since our first #TentsToNepal offerings left for Nepal and the monsoon rain has begun. Our third and final 10-tonne truck for this stage of operations is…

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Urban Relief: #TentstoNepal’s Projects In Kathmandu

June 30th, 2015 In addition to ongoing work in some of Nepal’s hardest-hit rural areas,

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Update on Transitional Schools in Dhawa and Surrounding Communities

June 15, 2015 Just this week, ABARI, Learning Planet and #TentsToNepal have completed work on the seven transitional classrooms in Dhawa, with surrounding communities setting up more transitional…

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Back To School with #TentsToNepal Classrooms

School is due to start again this week in Nepal, although 32,000 classrooms in 8,000 schools are in ruins…

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Come on board for the next offerings to #TentsToNepal

June 3, 2015 Here’s the next truckload of tent canvas on the road to the people of Gorkha!…

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An ever-expanding circle: #LoveinAction collaborations

May 26, 2015 Thanks to generous donations and tireless service of many, the remote regions of Gorkha are receiving shelter and supplies. There is still a lot to do before monsoon and a long way to go in helping the villagers rebuild their lives. With

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Introducing ABARI and How TentsToNepal Donations Are Put To Use

May 7, 2015 The TentsToNepal…

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TentsTo Nepal Offerings: On the Way to Gorkha

May 5, 2015 There’s a lot in the news about the challenges relief efforts are facing in Nepal, yet help is getting through. We are grateful for the opportunity to make any contribution we can to the people in Gorkha, at the epicenter of the earthquake. We so appreciate the…

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ORGANIC INDIA #LoveInAction Initiative - Offerings to Nepal

May 2, 2015 Here at ORGANIC INDIA we've been deeply touched by the devastation of the Nepal earthquakes, and as we pray for Nepal, we find ourselves called to…

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