Friday, January 23, 2015

Radish, the high pran (life) energy food of winter

Radish, the high pran (life) energy food of winter

Do you have small kitchen garden full with Radish plants? You are lucky to have such a wonderful plant to peek it and eat it everyday in your salad. Others can buy from the market. 

Radish (Raphanus Sativus) is the cheapest vegetable of winter but carrying high value for human health. It is an instant energy booster, raises the pran (life).

It is a very good medicine for kidney, liver and stomach. It's diuretic nature increase production of urine and cure kidney disorders and UTI. The juice of its leaves are great detoxifier improves the function of liver and cure jaundice. If cooked with ghee and eaten, it soothes the digestive and excretory system, relieving the symptoms of poles and cure constipation. As good source of potassium, it regulates blood pressure. It's detoxifying and anti-carcinogenic properties and vitamin C are useful in the treatment of cancer, leucoderma. It strengthens the immune system. Help in removing congestion of respiratory system and of ENT.

It is full of juice, keeps the body hydrated.

Overweight and feeling hungry, better to prefer Radish to Chicken!

Good to eat with salt if have pain, piles and heart problems. Good to eat with sugar (sakar) if have Acdt (amlapitta). If eaten before meal, it increases pitta and burning sensation; but if eaten with meal, gives strength.

In Gujarati we say, Mulo (radish), Mogar, Dahin (curd); bapor pachhi nahin (not to be eaten after noon).

Enjoy the sweet and juicy fresh Radish, the high energy food of winter. 

Gnr, 23 January 2015


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