Singhada ( water chestnut) is also known as Shringatak, thorn on its fruit resembles shring ( horn) so it is known as Shringatak in sanskrit. It is a tuber which grows in water, it is used in ayurvedic medicines due to its many health benefits.
☘️It is sweet and astringent in taste. Heavy and dry in nature. Cold in potency, balances pitta dosha.
☘️It is rich in protein , carbohydrate and minerals ( Calcium, Phosphorus, Sulphur ,iodine Sodium,Magnesium and Iron etc), as it is full of nutrients it is used during fasting in India.
☘️It is used as nutritional supplement in muscle weakness, it gives strength to body. 💪
☘️ It helps in weight loss but use it in less amount.
☘️It is cold in potency so used in bleeding disorders ( nasal bleeding, heavy period) and burning sensation, gastritis or burning urine problem,urine retention and excessive thirst.
☘️Useful in diarrhea and IBS.
☘️ Good for heart, control blood pressure.
☘️Increase fertility in women, stabilize pregnancy , prevent abortion ,make baby healthy and strong, Increase breast milk.
☘️Useful in thyroid problems.
☘️Increases sperm quantity and quality. Increase sexual potency.
☘️Antioxidant. Good for skin , prevent wrinkles, reduce dryness of skin and protect from ultraviolet rays.
☘️ Makes hair strong.
☘️Cure cracked heels.
☘️Cure tiredness, fatigue
☘️ Reduce swelling.
☘️Good for those who want to gain weight.
🤔Does it have any side effects ❓❓
👉It has no side effects but as it is heavy to digest it should not be consumed in excess.
👉Avoid it in constipation.
👉Regular use of it in excess can cause weight gain.
👉Do not drink water immediately after having it.
🤔How to use it?
✅Can make Chapati and Halwa from its flour .
✅Eat raw or boiled Fruit pulp.