• Ginger

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    Ginger or Zinziber officinale belonging to Zinziberaceae family commonly known as Adrak is a daily used spice for a small symptom like indigestion, dysmennorhoea to motion sickness. Its name ‘ vishwabheshaj ‘ or ‘ vishwaaushadha ‘ in sanskrit explains its usefullness, meaning medicine which is helpful in almost all diseases. Ginger is mainly used in two forms fresh form and dry form; the prior is commonly known as ‘Adrak’ in hindi and the later is called ‘ Sounth ‘ in hindi and ‘ Suntha ‘ in marathi. Here we shall discuss medicinal uses of both the forms of ginger. Part used : The rhizome of the plant is used for medicinal purposes. Fresh ginger : A piece of fresh ginger is either chewed or just held in mouth,or taken with sugar in cases of nausea or vomitting. In agnimandya, anorexia & indigestion small piece of ginger with salt & lime is chewed just before meals. Motion sickness, a common symptom during travelling can be treated with a ginger piece & lime juice or a preparation
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  • Amlapitta (Acidity)

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    Modern era’s changing lifestyle along with changing food culture and also depending upon ones body constitution Amlapitta is one of the most common symptom (disease) seen in the society. ‘Hurry’, ‘Worry’, and ‘Curry’ are the three main reasons for the
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  • Ajirna (Indigestion)

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    The word  ‘Ajirna’ in its of itself signifies the state of incomplete process  of digestion on ingested food. The main reason for indigestion is agnimandya (weakened digestive fire). Incomplete metabolism due to weakened digestive fire leads to unprocessed state of
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