Human Health Attributes of Moringa

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Scientifically speaking, the human health attributes of moringa sound like magic. It can rebuild weak bones, enrich anemic blood and enable a malnourished mother to nurse her starving baby. Ounce for ounce, it has the calcium of four glasses of milk, the vitamin C of seven oranges and the potassium of three bananas. A dash of moringa powder can make … Read More

Guns Festivals and Ayurveda.

J. Grant Staffordayurveda, festivals, Gilroy Garlic Festival, meditation, Rajas, Sattvic, TamasLeave a Comment

In ayurveda, an out-of-control active brain in as imbalanced Rajas mind, which normally serves us in building, working, analyzing, creating, but out-of-balance we might fall deep into an analytical abyss and turn inward. The overactive Rajas mind turned inward on itself, like mirror on mirror, a bad trip, drives one mad, like a shooter in the depths of the abyss of their own mind.

Festival Tour Summer ’19 Pt.7

J. Grant StaffordDesert Daze, Family At Festivals, Festival Crews, Guitarfish, Joshua Tree Music Festival, Kids, Summer '19 Festival Tour, Yuba RiverLeave a Comment

“They can feel the vibrations of the music and the spirits of the humans walking about them,” and they nod.  I am tempted to explain this further, but one just has to see a forest at night during a festival.  The lights and the shadows of the large pines & cedars, the occasional aspen glows in the ambient light from the festival beneath the canopy.   The sound bouncing through the forest.

Festival Tour Summer ‘19 Pt.6

J. Grant StaffordCalifornia Honeydrops, Dreaming at Festivals, Dreams, Family At Festivals, food vendors, Guitarfish, HSMF, Joshua Tree Music Festival, Kids, Love at Festivals, Married Life, Music Review, Summer '19 Festival Tour, Yuba RiverLeave a Comment

“The West is the Best,” for festivals. California especially, for a similar reason that it’s world-class land for cultivating weed, for the same cause of a regular wildfire season. It’s warm and dry here for half the year. Rain and heavy moisture will cause buds to go moldy and wreck a crop, end wildfire season, and turn a festival into a cold, damp swamp.

Festival Tour Summer ’19 Pt.5

J. Grant StaffordAvocado Toast, ayurveda, Dal, Festival Crews, festivals, Food, food vendors, Guitarfish, Love at Festivals, Summer '19 Festival Tour, yoga, Yuba RiverLeave a Comment

Good food is really about the spices, salt. A balanced level of sweet, salt, and spice. Texture also plays a big role. On a deeper level, how it digests and sits in the belly is important. Consciously so of the healthy Californians here. Dal is sattvic with the 5-spice blend.

Festival Tour Summer ’19 pt.2

J. Grant StaffordHSMF, meditation, Summer '19 Festival Tour

I think that I’ve got a minor strain in my left trapezius from trying out some twisting acro-yoga yesterday with Angelica. Shelby rubbed it some and E. Long brought a proper buffer to the fest. Funny that that began as people mickey-mousing car buffers into massage tools, now they’re manufactured for that. Yeah, rest is key. Super key.

Yuba River Vignette

J. Grant StaffordNevada City, Vignette, Yuba RiverLeave a Comment

Muir said that these mountains were once a smooth, even granite ledge, like a titanic speed bump running 500 miles long, south to north. Then, the ice age happened. And when it was ending over thousands of years, water rushing west towards the Central Valley and east to the Mojave Desert carved the mountains. The Yuba River was left to be a relative trickle of melting winter snow cap.