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Mint Leaves

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Indications:
  • Balances vata and kapha
  • It is a good appetizer
  • Causes contraction on skin application and reduces swelling
  • It is cooling - refrigerant
  • Strengthens the stomach
  • It is a diuretic
  • It is a stimulant
  • Relieves flatulence - carminative
  • Relieves spasms
  • It is an aphrodisiac
  • Restores the normal tone of tissues - tonic
  • Promotes the oral ejection of mucus by spitting (Expectorant)
  • Found to be effective in the treatment of

    - Digestive disorders
    - Liver disorders
    - Gall bladder disorders
    - Anorexia
    - Vomiting
    - Poor digestion (manda Agni)
    - Bleeding diseases
    - Diarrhea

Preparation:

Ingredients:


Mint leaves – 2 bunches
Black gram (urud dal) – 3 spoons full
Ginger – 1 small piece
Ghee – 10 ml
Pepper – 1
Rock salt – according to taste

Method: It is usually prepared as chutney. Separate the leaves. Wash and sauté them in ghee for two minutes. Along with sautéed black gram, ginger, rock salt, and pepper, put it into a mixer and grind it into a smooth paste. The chutney is now ready.

Glossary :

Agni
- Means ‘fire’. In the sense of Ayurveda, Agni governs and controls digestion and metabolism.



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