Here is a simple home remedy for High Pitta conditions in oral cavity, ear, eyes, nose and throat and anorexia using very simple ingredients.
This liquid remedy is used for Gandusha or gargling.
Home remedy video
What you need?
Sweet tamarind – 10 grams
Sugar candy / unprocessed sugar – 10 grams
water – 50 ml
Cardamom powder – 1 gram or 1 pinch
Clove powder – 1 gram or 1 pinch
Edible camphor – 1 gram or 1 pinch
Black pepper – 1 gram or 1 pinch.
Method of preparation
How to make?
Take water in a bowl. Add sweet tamarind to it. Squeeze it well for 1 – 2 minutes and Filter.
To this, add sugar and stir well.
To this, add one pinch of each of cardamom, clove, edible camphor and black pepper powder. Mix well.
How to use?
This liquid is used for gargling, 3 – 4 times a day.
Each gargling time period can be – 3 – 5 minutes.
What are its benefits?
It is useful in relieving anorexia(tastelessness) It improves taste.
It is also useful to balance high Pitta at the level of head and neck, leading to burning sensation in oral cavity and throat, oral ulcers, burning sensation in eyes, headache of Pitta origin associated with nausea and dizziness, etc.
Mode of action
How it works?
As per Ayurveda, clove, sugar candy and sweet tamarind helps to relieve Pitta. Hence, it is used in all imbalanced Pitta conditions.
Pepper, clove, edible camphor and cardamom stimulate taste buds and help improve taste and relieve anorexia.
How long to use?
In a day, it can be used for gargling for a maximum of 6 times. It can be used for 1 – 2 weeks time.
Once prepared, how long can it be stored?
It can be stored for a maximum of 1 – 2 days only.
Safe for kids? Pregnancy and lactation?
It is better to avoid in kids, during pregnancy and lactation period.
Any side effects?
People with diabetes should not take the liquid.
Tamarind, if it is sour, may not give desired results.
Avoid accidental oral consumption of this, while gargling.