Histoires

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23rd mai 2014

Neem: revered and cooling

In Ayurveda, Neem – the same genus as the mahogany tree – is used to cool and soothe the body. With overheating comes side effects such as digestive heat, redness and sweating, and bitter foods such as Neem have been used in traditional Indian medicine for hundreds of years to cool you down.

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23rd mai 2014

Guggul: one of Ayurveda's most endangered plants

Over-usage and destructive harvesting methods have led guggul – or Indian myrrh – to become one of the most endangered plants used in Ayurveda. We work with farmers in Rajasthan, who are aiming to reverse the decline by choosing to cultivate guggul to bring its magic back.

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23rd mai 2014

Introducing super spice ginger and its benefits

Warming, good for digestion and a natural protector are just some of the benefits of ginger. This super spice has been used for centuries as a central part of the Asian diet and traditional healthcare. Here at Pukka, we use ginger in so many of our teas and supplements – not just because of its exotic flavour but also because of the health benefits.

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23rd mai 2014

Ginger: deliciously diverse

It’s in the 1,000-mile ribbon of mountains known as the Western Ghats that much of our ginger is grown – an area designated by the IUCN as one of the world’s richest biodiversity hotspots. In its native home, ginger is surrounded by a diverse range of medicinal and culinary crops where it soaks up the sun giving it intense heat. We capture its fiery nature, and harness its gingery-glow in a wide variety of our teas and supplements.

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23rd mai 2014

FairWild, the Great Pied Hornbill and the Bibhitaki tree

The Great Pied Hornbill is a beautiful bird with an extraordinary story to tell. Every year the female creates her nest in large hollows within giant trees in the forest. She seals herself in for more than four months to lay her eggs and raise her chicks, and during this time relies entirely on the male to feed her fruit through a small crack in the wall. For the Great Pied Hornbill, trust and longevity are important: and they are to us, too, which is why we’re working to protect their nesting habitats through our FairWild certified programme.

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