BURHANI NATURAL SCIENCE
Also popularly known as Ginger, Sunthi is one of the most widely used herbs in the Ayurveda since time immemorial. Pungent in flavor, Sunthiis known for curing upset stomach and the daily nausea.
Also known as baker’s delight, Sunthihas always been used for making yummy gingerbreads in the Europe, apart from being a core ingredient in many Asian delights.
Mixed with many other herbs, Sunthiis also known to work wonders for children suffering from abdominal discomfort and diarrhea. It originates from Southeast Asia and is grownin countries with warm climatic conditions throughout Asia and Africa.
Sunthiis used in various forms for different kinds of disorders that suppress gastric secretions and help stop nausea and vomiting during upset stomach and pregnancy. It has a number of compounds that work as antipyretic, analgesic and an antitussive.
Sunthi helps reduce inflammation; hence, it can be used to treat inflammatory disorders such as arthritis.
The herb has an ameliorating effect on digestive ailments. It helps digest fatty foods and break down proteins. It is also effective in reducing abdominal gaseous distension.
Nausea and vomiting:
Sunthi is beneficial in relieving nausea, morning sickness and motion sickness. Studies done on the use of Sunthi in post-surgical nausea and chemotherapy-induced nausea have been encouraging.
Sunthi is reported to control infectious diarrhea by slowing down bacterial metabolism which suppresses toxin production.
It is pungent in taste, digestent, appetizer, antipoisonous. It is used for abdominal pain, anorexia, heart diseases, oedema, indigestion, arthritis, atonic dyspepsia, bleeding, cancer, chest congestion, chicken pox, cholera, chronic bronchitis, cold extremities, colic, colitis, common cold, cough, cystic fibrosis, diarrhoea, difficulty in breathing, dropsy, fever, flatulence, indigestion, disorders of gallbladder, hyperacidity, hypercholesterolemia, hyperglycemia, indigestion, morning sickness, nausea, rheumatism, sore throat, throat ache, stomach ache and vomiting. Ginger form an important constituent of many Ayurvedic formulations.
1.In indigestion, its Swarasa 5 ml. along with Nimbu Juice 5 ml and Rock salt 200 mg, should be taken.
2. In dry cough, its small roasted pieces should be kept in mouth and sucked their juice.
3.In joint disorders, its powder 1gm along with Ashwagandha Churna 4 gm should be taken.
Dr Fatema Mandviwala
BURHANI NATURAL SCIENCE
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