Kushmand, winter melon or ash gourd- best summer vegetable.

🌼It is a best vegetable for summer.
🌼Light to digest, sweet taste, cold in potency and balances vata and pitta dosha in body.

👉It is nourishing, 💪increases strength and immunity of body.


👉Relieve excessive tiredness.


👉Good for those suffering from burning sensation, bleeding disorders like nasal bleeding, anal bleeding and heavy periods.


👉It is medhya i.e improve memory, intelligence and concentration. 😎


👉Relives excessive thirst and dry mouth.


👉Good for heart. ❤️


👉Someone with excessive anger should consume it.


👉Good for use in burning urine, UTI, pain during urination and kidney stones.


👉Useful in chronic fever specially if someone feels feverish in evening, burning in feet and hand.


👉Good for diabetic person.


👉Useful for those continously losing weight.

How to use it?

🌷It can be cooked to make sabji.
🌷Juice can be taken.
🌷It’s halwa or mithai, the famous AGRA PETHA is made from khusmand only can be consumed.
🌷Ayurvedic formulation like kushmand rasayan can be taken.

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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