Spice Mantra


Caraway seeds:-

These seeds are pungent in taste.they have a lot of therapeautic uses.They are a great blood purifier. Women are given a proper dose of it for first five days post delivery to facilitate the flushing out of impurities and toxins. It also keeps your body warm. If you have cold and lot of sneezing just roast some seeds, tie in a soft handkerchief and smell it at regular intervals.
1 tspn of these seeds can be taken(swallow them and drink a glass of water) empty stomach in morning.It helps in having proper bowel movement.

Turmeric powder:-

This is a magical multipurpose herb .It is an integral part of our food, culture, rituals even has astrological usage.
We add turmeric in our veggies to get a daily dose of antioxidant,antiseptic and it is very helpful to cure cough, cold, sore throat ,joint aches etc. One can have a luke warm glass of milk and add ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder and ½ teaspoon sugar and drink this at bedtime.
If there is any cut or wound that is not very deep than mix some turmeric in clarified butter(ghee)and apply on it especially at bedtime,it heals very quickly.

Cumin seeds:-

They have a salty and nutty flavor. And have many health benefits .One can slightly roast them and then make a powder it can be sprinkled on salads, many health drinks and snacks etc. It helps in digestion. Has a cooling effect on body. If one has a diarrhoea problem mix 1 tspn of roasted cumin seeds in 1tspn of honey and eat it twice or thrice.

Ginger and dry ginger powder:-

Ginger and its dry powder both have great medicinal properties. It helps in proper blood circulation.It is anti inflammatory.Ginger tea is helpful in keeping your body warm.
If you have a problem of bad breath take a tspn of ginger juice and mix it in a cup of lukewarm water.Try this in morning and at bedtime to get rid of bad breath.
If someone has adominal pain due to constipation and indigestion one can try taking 1 tspn dry ginger powder and 1 tspn rocksalt in warm water. Take it before lunch and dinner.
Take 4-5 ginger juvellines and sprinkle some salt and eat it before your meals it helps in preventing Flatulence.
Mix a tspn of ginger juice with 2 tspn of honey and add 3-4 drops of lemon juice apply this on your face and leave for 10 mins.it gives instant glow and also prevents wrinkles.