Dry ginger is a natural pain killer!!

🍁Dry ginger or Shunthi is also called vishvabhejhaj (universal medicine) due its many uses.
🙂 It is a natural pain killer, used in Ayurveda to relieve all types of pain including abdominal colicky pain, joint pain, headaches and menstrual pain as it balances vata dosha in body.

🍁It balance vata and kapha dosha in body.

🤔What is the difference between fresh ginger and sonth?

👉Fresh ginger is dry🍁 and hot🔥 in nature, it should not be used for a long time👍. On the other hand, dry ginger is hotter but snigdha (oily) in nature it can be used for long time.👌

👉Fresh ginger is useful in constipation while dry ginger is absorbent and useful in IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome) and diarrhoea.
👉 Excess of fresh ginger causes dryness and throat irritation.

👉 Dry ginger acts deep on tissue level and is fast in action .

🤔What are the uses of dry ginger powder?

✅It improves digestion, used in bloating, colic pain, acidity – add it in vegetables, in buttermilk or have it with amla powder.

✅Relives swelling, pain in joints, stiffness, rheumatoid arthritis – consume it, massage with til oil + shunthi.

✅It is good for your heart.

✅Good for liver.

✅Useful in anemia, jaundice – have shunthi with jaggery.

✅Helps in relieving pain during periods- take it with ajwain and jaggery.

✅Piles- shunthi with jaggery

✅Toothache – apply paste of shunthi.

✅Obesity – boil Jeera, shunthi in one glass of water till it remains 1/4, drink it in morning empty stomach .

✅It is useful in respiratory disorders.

✅Headaches -apply its paste on forehead.

🌞What should be its dose? 🤔

Ideally you should consume sonth between 250 mg – 1gm, depending on the severity of the health issue or consume as directed by the vaidhya .

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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