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Avipattikar, organic, half pound

Avipattikar is a traditional formula for removing excess pitta (heat and toxins) from the gastrointestinal tract. It promotes proper levels of stomach acids and the correct movement of apana vata downwards, thereby relieving symptoms of acid reflux and other esophageal discomfort. It also aids proper elimination of both metabolic wastes and toxins.

Ingredients: Cane Sugar, Nishoth herb (Operculina turpethum), Clove bud (Syzgium aromaticum), Cardamom seed (Elettaria cardamomum), Musta root (Cyperus rotundus), Vidanga fruit (Embelia ribes), Cinnamon bark (Cinnamomum tamala), Salt, Ginger root (Zingiber officinale), Black pepper (Piper nigrum), Pippali fruit (Piper longum), Amalaki fruit (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki fruit (Terminalia belerica), Haritaki fruit (Terminalia chebula).

Banyan Botanicals, $

Blood Cleanse

Blood Cleanse, 90 tablets

Blood Cleanse was originally formulated to help people with skin conditions associated with excess pitta. It promotes healthy liver function and detoxification of the blood, that according to Ayurveda are prerequisites for lustrous and radiant skin. The herbs help to remove excess heat and promote proper circulation.

Special notes: This formula is used to balance pitta and kapha. It can be used in conjunction with Triphala when there are skin irritations due to excess pitta.

Ingredients: Manjista root, Rubia cordifolia;* Neem leaf, Azadirachta indica;* Turmeric root, Curcuma longa;* Guduchi herb, Tinospora cordifolia;* Burdock root, Arctium lappa*.

Banyan Botanicals, $

Healthy Pitta

Healthy Pitta, 90 tablets

This formula is intended for use by those with temporary or longer-term excess pitta. It is used to cool and calm the mind and liver.

Special notes: Ayurveda teaches that pitta tends to be stronger during the time roughly from puberty to middle age, the time when responsibilities and the demanding rajasic activities of the world are felt most strongly. To remain calm and centered, cooling and nourishing herbs are used to reduce toxicity and replenish depleted systems of the body.

Ingredients: Brahmi leaf (Centella asiatica)*, Bhringaraj leaf (Eclipta alba)*, Guduchi stem (Tinospora cordifolia)*, Shatavari root (Asparagus racemosus)*, Manjista root (Rubia cordifolia)*, Bhumyamalaki herb (Phyllanthus fraternus)*, Fennel seed (Foeniculum vulgare)*.

Banyan Botanicals, $

Kaishore Guggulu, 90 tablets, 300 mg

Kaishore Guggulu is a pitta reducing formula. It supports removal of toxins and relief of inflammation, especially in the joints and muscles. In Ayurveda, this formula is used for pitta conditions where there is sharp pain, such as with arthritis and bursitis. It is cooling and can be used in conditions in which there is redness and irritation.

Ingredients: Guggulu resin, Commiphora mukul; Guduchi herb, Tinospora cordifolia; Ginger root, Zingiber officinale; Pippali fruit, Piper longum; Black Pepper fruit, Piper nigrum; Danti root, Baliospermum montanum; Nishoth root, Operculina turpethum; Amalaki fruit, Emblica officinalis; Bibhitaki fruit, Terminalia belerica; Haritaki fruit, Terminalia chebula.

Banyan Botanicals, $

Pitta Digest, 90 tablets [Formerly Digest Ease]

Ayurveda places enormous emphasis on the importance of good digestion and assimilation. This formula promotes digestive fire without aggravating the pitta dosha or irritating the delicate membrane lining of the stomach and intestines.

Special note: For biliousness, consider using with the Liver Formula. For gastritis, stomach ulcers or hyperacidity, use in conjunction with Shatavari. For vata-related digestive complaints, consider Hingvastak. For kapha-related digestive complaints, consider Trikatu.

Ingredients: Guduchi herb, Tinospora cordifolia;* Amalaki fruit, Emblica officinalis;* Cumin seed, Cuminum cyminum;* Coriander seed, Coriandrum sativum;* Fennel seed, Foeniculum vulgare;* Ajamoda seed, Apium graveolens;* Licorice root, Glycyrrhiza glabra;* Cardamom seed, Elettaria cardamomum;* Ginger root, Zingiber officinale;* Cinnamon bark, Cinnamomum cassia.*

Banyan Botanicals, $

Massage Oil for Pitta Types: Cooling and Detoxifying

Pitta Massage Oil, organic, 4 fl. oz.

Pitta Massage Oil is cooling, relaxing, and detoxifying. It contains nine herbs in a base of organic sesame and sunflower oils and supports removal of toxins that contribute to tension and itchiness.

Ingredients: Sesame Oil**, Sunflower oil**, Brahmi (Sida cordifolia)**, Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia)**, Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus)**, Manjista (Rubia cordifolia)**, Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata)**, Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)**, Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)**, Musta (Cyperus rotundus)**, Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)**.

Banyan Botanicals, $

Soothing Skin Balm - Ayurvedic Ointment for Pitta Conditions

Soothing Skin Balm, 4 oz.

This is a pitta reducing formula. It can be used to reduce the heat, irritation, itchiness, and scaling and redness associated with rashes and toxic heat. Ayurveda sees the skin as an auxillary eliminatory organ, used to rid the body of toxins or excess fire. Neem and guduchi possess natural antibacterial and antifungal properties while manjista and anantamul aid in the removal of toxins and the oils restore moisture to the skin. This formula is best used in conjunction with Blood Cleanse and Triphala so that external treatment is supported by proper internal detoxification.

Ingredients: Castor Oil*, Sunflower Oil*, Beeswax*, Manjista root (Rubia cordifolia)*, Anantamul root (Hemidesmus indicus)*, Guduchi stem (Tinospora cordifolia)*, Neem leaf* (Azadirachta indica)*, Licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra)*, Vetiver essential oil.

Banyan Botanicals, $