The Healing Bounty of India

On a visit to India a few years back I focused on the tradition and authenticity of lineages of work in different fields.

At OmVeda, our passion as a company has been to maintain a traditional family of products and treatments as we believe that if these ancient artisans are not supported they will disappear in the plethora of modernity. While we value advances in methods, our modality is based on ancient texts which have been tried and tested over centuries – in fact over 5000 years. This arguably cannot be replaced.

One very unique stop on my journey was Baroda, where I had the pleasure to see first-hand, the making of Sankheda furniture, a classically Gujerati style of furniture. There is a whole village devoted to this art and I toured in awe absorbing the process from raw teak wood to the intricate painting to final product. The people in the village are all largely devoted and grow into this art, each one specialising in an aspect of the process.

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BODY

While it’s an essential part of our daily routine and personal hygiene, cleansing keeps the skin free of impurities, healthy, fresh and radiant. Instead of using soap, the Ayurvedic tradition is the Uptana, generally a combination of ground herbs and other spices that both cleanse and purify the skin. And, using this powder keeps the skin gently exfoliated and naturally rejuvenating and, afterwards your body moisturiser will absorb better so it can do its work.

We have the perfect solution in our Hibiscus Body Cleansing Powder, a real two in one product that is packed with skin stars of natural and pure finely ground herbs to keep the skin smooth and beautiful.

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Neem’s Wonders

Bless that Neem Tree, it’s divine!

Good for so many things from soothing skin rashes and purifying the blood to keeping insects at bay, Neem’s uses are endless.

Considered the tree of life and pharmacy tree in India, the leaves and seed oil of the Neem tree have been used since ancient times to treat many issues, both internally and externally.

It has incredible medicinal benefits and plays a major role in Ayurveda for its amazing healing properties. Neem contains high anti-oxidant levels, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-viral and anti-septic properties, all of which makes it an ideal ingredient to support the health and beauty of the skin.

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AYURVEDIC WELLNESS TREATMENTS

Nurturing special clients

For those clients who are suffering the effects from cancer treatments and for those in remission, the OmVeda individualised treatments help to safely soothe, nurture and comfort. We have a range of treatments for face, body and hair to help soul, spirit and wellness.

Mainstream cancer treatments have a tendency to dry the body internally and externally resulting in very dry skin. The effects of chemotherapy and other drugs can be hard-hitting on the skin resulting in dry, rough and flakey skin.

Cancer clients and those in remission require nourishing facial treatments to help the skin’s vitality and also help build healthy tissues. Rasayanas are herbs and minerals that aid in rejuvenating and nourishing.

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