August 13, 2016
What is the difference between Ayurvedic ghee and clarified butter?
Clarified butter is obtained by separating the cream from milk and by heating it. Ayurvedic ghee is made from fermented butter churned out of yogurt or curd. This ghee is particularly digestible and highly helpful to the brain. Ayurveda teaches that ghee brings vitality and satwik to the body and mind. Ghee has the quality of mrdu, or softness, and is said to be a food of immortality because it lends overall strength and luster to the body. Ghee also helps with the toxicity of over thinking. Ayurveda teaches that those that use their brains for future planning too often feel a certain kind of stress that ghee can help to calm. The ghee also helps with the absorption of the botanicals.
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