Pickles are good or bad ?


🌺Pickling is a traditional method of preserving food naturally through fermentation . 😋

🌺Seasonal fruits and vegetables are pickled so that they can be relished through out the year.👌

🌺In desert land where less vegetables are available pickles are good option.

🌺In Ancient times when traveling to one place to another takes many days, people used to carry pickles with them which do not got spoiled.👍

🌺 For us pickles are inseparable part of our culture. 😀

🌺Tangy pickles improves taste in food, from smell and seeing achar saliva secrets, so if someone is not having good appetite must include pickles in diet .😋

🌺It Contains 6 rasa. Spicy, piercing and hot in nature. It balances vata dosha and increases pitta.

🌺Rich in vitamin C. Helps in growth of good bacteria in intestine. 😎

🌺 Vegetables, fruits and even meat are used to make pickles.

🌺 Use of lot of spices in pickle helps in improving digestion. ☺️

🌺Due to its sour, salty taste and oiliness it balances vata so vata person with irregular appetite and digestion, people who suffer from lots of belching,gas can have pickle in their diet.

🌺People who have hard stool, who cannot tolerate cold can have pickles.

🌺 Use only homemade achar, you can add ingredients as your requirement like hing for bloating, methidana for pain and amla for diabetes.

🌺 In market pickles vinegar and other preservatives are added,not sure about quality of oil and spices used.

🌺 Eat achar only in small amount, do not eat it like sabji.❎

🌺 Do not eat it on daily basis.❎

🌺 Avoid it in acidity,bleeding disorders, burning sensation, Indigestion, IBS, high blood pressure and headache.❎

🌺 Children and old people should avoid it. ❎

🌺 It is rajasic and tamasic in nature, so take it in limited amount.

🌺Food which we eat should give satisfaction otherwise we tend to munch unhealthy snacks, so including little pickle in diet give feeling of satisfaction and prevent unhealthy munching

🌺You can eat pickles according to your body type like Vata person can have aam, karonda and amla achar, pitta person can have sweet amla achar and kapha person can have methidana and karela achar.

🌺When you have little achar with heavy food it helps in digestion of heavy food.

🌺In rainy season when vata dosha is aggravated it is good to have some home made pickle with food.

👉So pickle is not bad for all, it is actually useful in some conditions, like in Ayurveda it is said that nothing is absolutely bad or good it depends on person, conditions and method of use.

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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