MaaDisha's Blog — coconut oil

Oil Pulling "How-To" Guide

Poonam Bhatia

Tags coconut oil, oil pulling

Oil Pulling "How-To" Guide

The Power Of Pulling Oil pulling with coconut oil is known to have a long list of beauty and health benefits, starting from clearer skin and ending with better immune health (thanks to the lauric acid in coconut oil)! This ancient practice can help you start off your day feeling refreshed and energized. So here's how to do it! Step 1 Before you brush your teeth, take about about a tablespoon of coconut oil and swish, just like you would mouthwash, for anywhere between 5 to 20 minutes. Step 2 Don't gargle! As the coconut oil grabs the toxins from your...


Unlimited Uses For Coconut Oil

Unlimited Uses For Coconut Oil

The Coconut Craze Coconut oil, harvested from the fruit of the coconut palm, has been consumed in tropical regions of the world for centuries. This age old ingredient is incredibly versatile and has endless cooking, skin care, and hair care benefits.  Cooking With Coconut Coconut oil can be great substitution for other types of cooking oils! It contains healthy fats that are converted into energy and actually help you speed up your metabolism. It's also packed with Vitamin E, Vitamin K, iron and acids that help you fight off viruses and bacteria. Though the Western world sees coconut as an exotic...


Warm Up With Ayurveda

Poonam Bhatia

Tags Ayurveda, coconut oil, ginger, healthy, herbs, lifestyle, natural, season

Although it’s still warm and sunny out, the days are getting shorter, and cold weather is creeping up on us. As someone who is very susceptible to the cold, I generally have to layer up and surround myself with a few strong space heaters! These generally give off a dry heat that tortures my sinuses and leaves both, me and my skin feeling parched. In order to cut out the need for these pesky heaters (and save a few bucks on electricity), I’ve adopted a some Ayurvedic ingredients and habits that keep me feeling warm, inside and out! Just Add...


MaaDisha Element: Coconut Palm

Poonam Bhatia

Tags ayurveda, coconut oil, healing, healthy, lifestyle, natural medicine, skin

MaaDisha is committed to transparency when it comes to the ingredients we put into our products. A popular ingredient in today's health conscious society is the coconut palm, or cocos nucifer. This fruit is remarkable because of its high water content. Many people call coconut trees "the tree of life" because of the many benefits the coconut plant brings. Here a few of the many coconut plant wonders:  The plant's water can be used to soothe burning sensations on the skin, and is great for anything from eczema to razor burn.  The oil (which we use in our Oil6) helps nourish the...