Stories

Welcome to Pukka planet and its stories. Each of them is a part of the Pukka vision, people, plants and the earth together. Get yourself comfortable with a cup of delicious organic Pukka tea and read these wonderful stories that we hope will inspire you, happy reading!
23rd May 2014

Guggul: one of Ayurveda's most endangered plants

Over-usage and destructive harvesting methods have led guggul – or Indian myrrh – to become one of the most endangered plants used in Ayurveda. We work with farmers in Rajasthan, who are aiming to reverse the decline by choosing to cultivate guggul to bring its magic back.

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23rd May 2014

Introducing super spice ginger and its benefits

Warming, good for digestion and a natural protector are just some of the benefits of ginger. This super spice has been used for centuries as a central part of the Asian diet and traditional healthcare. Here at Pukka, we use ginger in so many of our teas and supplements – not just because of its exotic flavour but also because of the health benefits.

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23rd May 2014

Introducing Amla - the nurturer

The Indian Gooseberry has a number of different names: while ‘Amla’ is the original Hindi name, you’ll also find it described as ‘Amalaki’ in Sanskrit and ‘Dhatri’ in Ayurveda. With ‘Dhatri’ meaning ‘mother’ or ‘nurse’, it’s those nurturing properties that make it such an important part of many of our supplements.

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23rd May 2014

What does conservation mean to Pukka?

Many of the world’s wild habitats are slowly being destroyed, and here at Pukka, we want that to change. Around 20% of the medicinal herb species that are used around the world are threatened, but with determination, belief and the help of our local partners, conservation is more than possible.

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23rd May 2014

Plants: how we harness their incredible vitality

It’s taken us three years to perfect, yet all the hard work has been worthwhile: we now have an innovative method of capturing every last drop of goodness and vitality locked inside the plants we use. This innovation means we can bring you some of the most potent Organic Wellbeing supplements to enjoy in your life, as well as show the environment a greater amount of respect.

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