Principles of the Four Tantras 《四部医典》

《四部医典》The Four Tantras was almost regarded as the panacea for Tibetans.

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The Four Tantras

The “The Four Tantras” or Gyu zhi (Gyushi) is a Tibetan Buddhist medicine book scripture that is mostly considered as the most famous and fundamental work in Tibetan medical literature, encapsulating the entire teaching of Tibetan medicine.

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Chinese Traditional Medicine influences on Bhutanese Medicine

The Sino Tibetan alliance was strong during the Tang dynasty. This was further strengthened with the marriage between the Tibetan King Mes Ag Tshoms and Princess Jincheng.

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Eight Treasures Symbolic Meaning

Eight Treasures Symbolic Meaning

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Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory

This April 2017, Bhutan Natural visited Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory in Namtag Lam, about 1km away from the Thimphu City, to witness the entire process of producing Bhutanese handmade paper.

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White Rice Bad For You

White rice undergoes a refining process that removes the most nutritious parts of the grain. But Bhutanese Red Rice is harvested to retain both the bran (fibre-rich outer shell of the grain) and the germ (vitamin-rich inner seed of the wheat).

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RENEW Gawailing Happy Home

Gawailing Happy Home is a safe house which provides a residential program for women and children who are survivors of domestic and gender-based violence.

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Harmful Effects of DEET

Long-term exposure to DEET above 50 percent dosage, may cause insomnia, disorientation, mobility difficulty, seizures, coma, and to the extent of severe brain damage.

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Health Benefits of Buckwheat Hull

Buckwheat Hulls are naturally hypoallergenic and resistant to dust mites. Its unique structure is known for air permeability and durability for different seasons.

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VAST Rice Bank Project - No One Deserves to Go Hungry

Asha Karma, the founder of Voluntary Artists' Studio, (VAST), believes that art can be a form of communication that conveys social issues and connects with the younger generati

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Bhutan Wild Cordyceps Improves Circulatory and Respiratory System

Consuming the alcohol that has extracted the essence of Cordyceps Sinensis, could increase blood platelet count to treat trauma injuries and also relieving post effects of anesthesia.

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How to Use Bhutan Organic Lemongrass Oil

Traditional Ayurvedic Medicine uses Lemongrass Oil as a remedy for fever and relaxation. While Traditional Chinese Medicine uses Lemongrass Oil to ease stomach pains, relieve headaches, colds, and rheumatism

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Bhutan Wild Cordyceps Improves Cardiovascular System

Cordyceps Sinensis has a negative chronotropic effect when consumed. It decreases the heart rate and relieves the Myocardial Oxygen Demand imbalan

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Photosensitizing Essential Oil

Some essential oils carry a photodynamic agent that release free radicals. These free radicals are very reactive to UV light, and when applied to the skin, it will create a skin burn. The skin burns because it has become photosensitized, which is why we labeled them as photosensitizing oils.

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