🌼Laja, kheel or puffed rice
🌿Kheel which is used during festivals in India to offer to deities are considered as auspicious.
🌿It is known as laja in sanskrit.
🌿It is widely used in ayurvedic diet recommendation for healthy as well as in many disease conditions and it is also given to patients after panchkarma procedures.
🌿It is sweet astringent in taste.
🌻Light to digest.
🌻Cold in potency.
🌻It pacify kapha and pitta dosha.
👉It is parched rice which is most light form of rice compared to all other rice preparations.
👉It is nutritive, soothing and wholesome, it replenish body tissues and remove toxins from body.
✅It gives instant energy, used in lethargy, fatigue, anemia and in low blood pressure .
✅It improves strength of body.
✅It is used in treatment of vomiting in ayurveda, also given to women in first trimester to cure morning sickness.
✅It is very beneficial in acidity, gas and in Indigestion.
✅It acts as diuretic, used in inflammations and urinary disorders.
✅It is a good option as a snack for diabetic and obese person.
✅It helps in weight loss.
✅It is used in burning sensation.
✅It is useful in bleeding disorders like bleeding piles, bleeding from nose and heavy periods.
✅Used in numbness, neuritis, dizziness and syncope.
✅It helps in reducing cough production.
✅It controls excessive hunger and thirst.
✅Used in alcoholism
🤔How to use it??
👉Laja mand -Boil it with water (1cup laja +2cup water) add pinch of sauth and Pippali, strain and drink little warm.
👉Boil it with water to make thick gruel.
👉 In UTI – soak 1tablespoon of laja for 2-3 hours, filter it, add pinch of cardamom powder and drink twice in a day.
👉Kheer-boil it with milk and add sugar to make kheer.
👉 It can eaten directly.