By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD
Butter is the queen of fats. It is appreciated well as a rich source of vitamins A, D, E, and K which needed for good functioning of both body and mind.
Vitamin A is more easily absorbed and utilized from butter than from other sources. It also contains trace elements such as Manganese, Zinc, Chromium, Selenium, and Iodine are
Butter contains glyco-sphingo-lipids, a type of special kind of fatty acid; this safeguards the gut against several gastrointestinal infections.
But people are afraid about butter only with the reason that it is fatty and makes the body stout and blocks the vessels due to high cholesterol!
A moderate usage of butter, a teaspoon or two per day is okay for everyone.
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Here are a few easy and useful butter remedies:
1. Butter and sugar emulsion for sex power:
2 tablespoon of butter and 1 tablespoon of sugar candy powder are taken together and mixed thoroughly. This is consumed once in a day preferably during bed time. This improves sperm count and semen quantity. But in case of high viscosity of semen(very thick semen), it is better to avoid butter.
Dryness of skin
2. Butter in lip crack and dryness of the skin:
Local application of butter helps to pacify cracked lips, mouth ulcer, scalds, burning sensation and dry skin.
3. Butter with saffron for skin glow:
A pinch of saffron is dissolved in half spoon of butter and consumed daily. This helps to enhance the glow especially in pregnant mothers during second trimester. Also this helps to improve weight of the fetus.
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4. Butter application to the scalp:
In cases of severe headache, burning of the scalp and eyes, half spoon of butter is taken and is applied to the middle of the scalp (preferably buffalo’s butter is used).
5. Jaggery mixed butter in haemorrhoids:
In chronic haemorrhoids 1 teaspoon of butter is mixed with a teaspoon of jaggery and administered early in the morning in the empty stomach. This helps to cool down the body, improves appetite and useful to heal bleeding hemorrhoids.
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6. Honey mixed butter in chronic cough:
Butter and honey are mixed in equal quantities and patient is asked to lick it. This helps to pacify chronic cough, hoarseness of voice and feeble voice caused after paralysis.
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Digging the medicinal property and serving with particular adjuvant makes a formulation unique in its affect. Butter is also not an exception for this.
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