🌻Sometimes in crowd of widely advertised yet not proven nutrients we miss nature’s precious gifts.
🌻You will not see any advertisement of kokam sharbat on tv but that doesn’t make it less useful.
🌻Many in our country not even heard name of this fruit but avacado is common name now.
🌻 This neglected and underused yet tasty, flavourful and sour fruit is full of health benefits.
🤔What is kokam??
👉It is a plant which generally grows in Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and South India.
👉Its fruit, leaves, stem is used as food and medicine, its ripened fruit is red in color.
👉 It is known as vrikshamla in Ayurveda.
👉It is sour sweet in taste and heavy to digest.
🤔In which conditions kokam is useful??
✅It is an excellent cardiac tonic, it protect heart and maintains cholesterol level in blood. 💓
✅ It prevents infection. 😍
✅ It is very useful in diarrhoea, dysentery , IBS and colicky pain. 🌺
✅ It relieves acidity. 🌻
✅It heals stomach ulcer. 💐
✅It is useful in throat infection and sore throat, have its juice with ginger juice and honey,hold its water in mouth for 5 minutes. 🌷🌷
✅ It improves digestion. Useful in flatulence, bloating and burping. 🌵
✅It has antioxidant, antibacterial and anti inflammatory properties . 🌼
✅ Useful in Anemia. 🌺
✅ It Relieves excessive thirst, include it in food, have it as sharbat or hold it water in mouth 🥵
✅ Use in worm infestation. 🐛
✅ It protects liver. 🦋
✅ Its sharbat is used in summer as it rehydrate the body and prevent heat related headache. 🌹
✅ Use its water in case of absent period. 🌼
✅ It pacifies vata dosha so it is useful in vata disorders and vatic pains. 🌀
✅ It helps in weight loss. 🌼🌷
✅Its seed oil is used in cosmetic industry. 🌷
🤔How to use it??
👉Kokam is used both externally and internally.
👉 It’s water or juice can be applied in skin rashes, headache and burning sensations .
👉For Internal use
Juice 5-10ml can be taken
Syrup 10-20 ml
Tab or capsules
Sharbat or soup.
🌻Kokam sharbat – soak its dried fruit overnight add jaggery or sugar, roasted cumin seeds and salt in it.
🌻Kokam soup for winters – soak it overnight, filter and boil this water for few minutes, add sugar, salt and seasoning it with ghee, cumin seeds and curry leaves.