Entries by Rose Kumar M.D.

Dr. K’s Organic Almond Milk

  Print Dr. K’s Organic Almond Milk This milk is delicious when tasted right after it is squeezed. I have also made golden milk with it. Add ¼ tsp of turmeric, 2 to 3 crushed cardamom pods and a few strands of saffron to a cup of almond milk. Heat and add honey to taste […]

Simple Nourishing Vegetable Broth

  Print Simple Nourishing Vegetable Broth I have made a gallon of this broth every week for the past month. I use only organic vegetables and have found that the fresher they are, the more nourishing the broth tastes. It is an infusion of an alkaline, nutritious, electrolyte replenishing broth that is cancer-fighting, anti-inflammatory and […]

An Antidote for These Patriarchal Times

Since the start of this year and all the chaos the patriarchy is causing, I am comforted by knowing what grounds and inspires me. A powerful antidote to the patriarchy is to nourish the Feminine. What does that mean for a ‘sensitive’? (1) I have known I was a sensitive since I was very young. […]

Shining Our Light in the Darkness; The Power of the #MeToo Movement (1)

No one can deny that there is a large societal ‘upchuck’ going on. Our shadow material has reached its tipping point and our individual and collective psyches can no longer contain it. Is this because the patriarchal shadow is amplified by our so-called political leaders? Is it because of their unabashed expression of misogyny and […]

The Medicinal Qualities of Oats

Oats are a safe substitute for gluten but only if they are organically grown.  They are one of the most heavily sprayed crops second only to soybeans and corn, so in order to prevent hormone and microbiome disruption by eating them choosing organic whole oats or steel cut oats is the most healthy and safest […]

What Happened to the Spirit of Christmas?

  Do you remember as recently as two decades ago how magical the holidays felt? I remember feeling an energy in the air. It wafted everywhere, in the streets, among people, even in stores. I called it ‘The Spirit of Christmas.’ Over the past many years, as we have become more progress and material-centric, that […]

Success versus Fulfillment

All I have is a voice To undo the folded lie The romantic lie in the brain In the lie of authority Whose buildings grope the sky… We must love one another or die ~W.H. Auden   Last week, a patient of mine asked me if I knew how Google rated me by the number […]

Medicinal properties of Tarragon and Fennel

Tarragon: Tarragon has many medicinal benefits.  It is an excellent source of magnesium, iron, zinc and calcium.  It contains antioxidants, vitamins A and C.  It supports cardiovascular health, menstrual health as well as anxiety and insomnia. It aids in digestion as well and is one of the four most common herbs used in French cuisine. […]

Earth, Wind and Fire

  This past month has shown us the power of the elements and our relative smallness in their wake.  With all the hurricanes, earthquakes, and fires in our country and around the world, many have experienced a tremendous loss of life and home. In these past few months we have all had the opportunity to […]

Harvesting Our Truth

What happens to a person in your presence is more a matter of who you are than what you know ~Anonymous Veritas, the Roman Goddess of Truth is said to be difficult to find. She is elusive and hides at the bottom of a holy well. She is the daughter of Saturn, the God of […]