Kadha, also know as healing tea. It is home remedy for many health problems like cold, cough, sore throat, body ache and helps in boosting digestion. Kadha helps in strengthening immune system and heal body. It is panacea to many health problems, specially in rainy and winter season when our body immune system is low.
The magical health remedy is used in India since ages. This ayurvedic health recipe is easy to make at home within no time. The ingredients used in recipe are mostly availbale in every Indian household.
Every ingredient used have a unique health benefit quality. Lets see what are the spices used and their benefits :
It helps in bile juice compilation in liver. It helps in digestion and absorption of zinc.
It helps in digestion of starch and sugar enzymes such as glucose and fructose.
It helps in increasing digestion and apetite. It also detoxifies the body.
It assists glucose and carbohydrate metabolism. It also improves the blood circulation which gives relief from clogs and cramps.
It has anti-microbial, anti-fungal and antiseptic properties which protects from stomach acid. So it improves digestion and the heating property helps to open the body channels.
It is a cooling spice which is used for disgestive disorder, acidity, flatulence and relieving from stomach pain.
It improves digestion and immunity of body. It also helps in reducing kapha dosha. To know more about Ghee benefits click here.
It is the tri-dosha spice(helps in removing vatta-kapha-pitta dosha), which helps in digestion, absorption and assimilation of food. Ginger helps in congestion and improves circulaltion.
It contains iron, phosphorus, calcium, sodium and potassium as major constituents. It increases body heat and and iproves immunity. Honey is great for heart, throat, chest and blood.
Holi Basil or Tulsi
It is a healing herb which improves a persons health. It reduces mucus during cought and cold. It also reduces stress, improves heart function, cure skin diseases, and improve respiratory system.
It is healing ingredient in stomach pain due to acid. It also reduces headache and dry cough.
It is used as anti-inflammatory and decongestant. It helps in detoxification of liver, improves digestion and help in contraction of body tissues.
Recipe to prepare Kadha
- 50gm fresh Ginger
- 30gm fresh Turmeric
- 1/4 tsp Cinnamon Powder
- 2 Cloves
- 4 Cardamom pieces
- 1 Bay Leaf
- 1 spoon Fennel seeds
- 4 Tulsi leaves
- 4 Black Peppercorn
- few dry Saffron leaves
- 1/4 tsp Ghee
- few drops Honey
Put 4 cups of water in a vessel to boil. Add cinnamon powder, bay leaf, fennel seeds, tulsi, saffron in the water. Now take ginger, turmeric, cloves, cardamom, peppercorn and crush then before adding them in the vessel. Before boil add ghee to the mixture. Now let it boil for 5 minutes. Add honey and serve in cup.
Kadha is the ayurvedic medicine, which helps in many health issues and relieves in diseases related to stomach and viral infections.Kadha have no major side effects but may not suit to some people due to health issues. Please consult your doctor in the case.