Dates, tasty and full of health benefits!

🌷Khajoor or dates are used in ayurvedic medicines and in many desserts it is a healthy substitute of sugar as it is good source of protein, carbohydrate, dietary fibres, minerals like iron, calcium,zinc, magnesium, potassium, selenium and vitamins ( B,C,A).

Ayurvedic properties🌴

🌷It is sweet in taste, Guru,snigdha,
Cold potency( opposite of common belief)
It balance vata and pitta.

Health benefits🌴

👉It is best to improve health and immunity in children.
👉It improve physical strength ,provide nourishment and energy.
👉Useful to increase body weight.
👉 Used in Anemia( have date milkshake).
👉It is alkaline so reduce acidity of blood.
👉 It is good for heart.
👉Useful in bleeding disorders like bleeding nose, heavy period etc
👉Useful in fever.
👉 It relieve excess hunger and thirst.
👉Help in relieving respiratory disorders, cough cold🤧, asthma as it has soothing effect, expectorant property( boil it in milk for 5 minutes then drink milk and eat dates)it not only give relief in cold but also prevent one from getting cough and cold frequently .
👉Helpful in painful urination,act as diuretic.
👉Relieves constipation .
👉 It is antiviral, antifungal
Antioxidant , anti-aging.
👉It is neuroprotective, improve brain function.
👉Aphrodisiac, increase sperm quantity and quality.
👉Promote bone health.
👉Help in bed wetting problem in children ( give date and roasted black sesame seeds Ladoo)

Side effects

👉There is no side effects of dates but diabetic person should use it with caution.

👉Excess of it can cause indigestion as it is heavy to digest.

🤔How and how much to consume??

🌻It depends on person digestive strength but generally 2-3 are good enough.

🌻It can be consumed directly or have it by boling with milk.

🌻Can give to children by making delicious Ladoo with other ingredients like cashew nuts, peanut, jaggery, raisins, coconut ,ghee and honey.

Published by Dr. Amrita Sharma

I am an ayurvedic practitioner with experience of more than a decade, I have worked with best ayurvedic companies and now with the purpose of reaching out people to make them aware about ayurveda which is not just a system of treatment but a way of living to remain healthy

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