May 2009

Mangoosteen

th MARCH 09: MANGOSTEEN Mangosteen is a seasonal fruit and its fruit bearing coincides with durian. Both fruits are god’s gift to mankind as mangosteen is created to balance the heat from the durian. Mangosteen is a cooling food and it has many medicinal values. Therefore try to eat the fruit whenever the fruit is …

Mangoosteen Read More »

6th MARCH 09: PUNCTURE VINE (Nerinjal) Men are more prone to diseases than women. One of the many frequent diseases than men suffer is formation of urinary bladder stone.When men consume modern or traditional medicines, it will cause excess body heat. Once there is an increase heat in body fluid and the heat penetrates to …

Read More »

5th MARCH 09: KARIAPALAM Kariapalam is produced from the gum extracted for the aloe’s flesh. The gum, when dried will form a black hard rock and is an effective ingredient to heal wounds and swellings. How to prepare Kariapalam Solution?a) Pound a small piece of kariapalam.b) Add a little water or lime juice or rinsed …

Read More »

4th MARCH 09: AVARAM SENNA FLOWER (Avaram Poo) Avaram Senna trees can be seen in many places along the roads. This tree has more than 20 different varieties and each species has got is own medicinal values.Avaram flower is best to be consumed by diabetic patients. Make sure you wash and clean the flowers before …

Read More »

2nd MARCH 09: HYPERTENSION AND STAR FRUIT Hypertension or High Blood Pressure has become a common disease today. In every family, there will be one member, either the parents or grandparents who will be suffering from hypertension. Hypertension can be caused from mental tension, work stress or lack of sleep. Hypertension also occurs when body …

Read More »

சித்த வைத்தியம் siddha medicine

28th FEB 09: SIDDHA MEDICINEWomen who have gone through child birth must take care of their body by taking the right food and different type of medicines to stay strong and healthy. Some women consume herbal medicines as leyham (Leigiyam) or have it added as a spice ingredient in their daily cooking. Delivered women who …

சித்த வைத்தியம் siddha medicine Read More »

red indian spinach சிவப்பு பசலை கீரை

24th FEB 09: INDIAN SPINACH (Pasalai Keerai)There are two types of Indian Spinach, Red Indian Spinach and White Indian Spinach. Red indian spinach has more nutritional value compared to white Indian spinach. This vegetable is rich in vitamin A, C and D and good for cooling the eyes. Any vegetable which gives a cooling effect …

red indian spinach சிவப்பு பசலை கீரை Read More »

vallarai வல்லாரை

17th FEB 09: ASIATIC PENNYWORT (Valarai)Pennywort leaves has the tendency to improve memory power. Since the leave resembles the right and left hemisphere of the brains, it is regarded as god creation and gift to human kind to improve the functionality of their brains. HOW TO EAT PENNYWORT LEAVES? a) Blend the leaves and drink …

vallarai வல்லாரை Read More »

Siddha medicine

13th FEB 09: SIDDHA MEDICINE Siddha Medicine is founded by ancient Siddha’s. Paati Vaithiyam, Nattu Vaithiyam�, Muligai Vaithiyam is different from one another and cannot be associated with Siddha Medicine. Siddha Medicines are done using various herbs and vegetables found in the deep forest and these herbs have many medicinal values. Siddhis used to write …

Siddha medicine Read More »

Drum stick முருங்கை கீரை

10th FEB 09: DRUMSTICK LEAVES (Murangakeerai)Drumstick trees are easily grown in hot climate countries. Its root, flower, bark, fruit and leaves have loads of nutritional value. HOW TO COOK DRUMSTICK LEAVES? a) Fry the vegetable with grated coconut. b) Or include the leaves when preparing ��Sambar�� or ��Tanni Saar��. If your child has developed lots …

Drum stick முருங்கை கீரை Read More »

Indian goosberry நெல்லிக்காய்

5th FEB 09: INDIAN GOOSEBERRIES (Nellikai)There are two types of gooseberries. The first type of fruit is very sour and the size of the fruit is small. The fruit is light green and has few medicinal values. This type of fruit is normally included while preparing fish curry or ��puli�� curry. The second type of …

Indian goosberry நெல்லிக்காய் Read More »

indian spinach பசலை கீரை

3rd FEB 09: INDIAN SPINACH (Pasalai Keerai)There are two types of Indian Spinach, Red Indian Spinach and White Indian Spinach. Red indian spinach has more nutritional value compared to white indian spinach. This vegetable is rich in vitamin A, C and D and good for cooling the eyes. Any vegetable which gives a cooling effect …

indian spinach பசலை கீரை Read More »

lose weight with ginger உடல் இளைக்க

30th JAN 09: LOSE WEIGHT WITH GINGER!Individuals, who are above 35 years of age and exceed thier BMI weight, can use this formula to lose weight. (A) a) Remove the skin of a ginger (~2 inches long)b) Pound the ginger without water and extract the juice c) Repeat the extraction 2 more times without water. …

lose weight with ginger உடல் இளைக்க Read More »

cocunut shell தேங்காய் ஓடு

23rd JAN 09: COCONUT SHELLAfter using the coconut flesh and water, we tend to throw away the shell and the husks. Coconut shell can be used to: a) Caste off evil eyes. b) Coconut shell can be burned and added into incense powder (sambrani) to create smoke. c) Coconut shell can also be consumed as …

cocunut shell தேங்காய் ஓடு Read More »

cocunut flower தென்னப்பூ

21st JAN 09: COCONUT FLOWERCut the flower into small pieces, pound, add water and extract the juice from the flower. This juice is rich in ��Thuvarpu sakti�� and Vitamin K.This juice is very good to be consumed by middle age ladies (40 to 50 years old) who experience heavy blood flow during their menstrual period. …

cocunut flower தென்னப்பூ Read More »

coconut தேங்காய்

20th JAN 09: COCONUT OILVirgin Coconut oil has many medicinal values. If you have stomach ulcer, you can heal the ulcer by consuming one spoon of virgin coconut oil everyday. If you have wounds on any part of your body, a) Combine wheat flour and virgin coconut oil into a paste and b) Apply the …

coconut தேங்காய் Read More »

turmeric

15th JAN 09: TURMERICFresh Turmeric Root (Pachai Manjal) Remove the skin, pound and extract the juice. Consuming turmeric juice helps reduce body heat. Turmeric is best known as an antiseptic both internally and externally. If you are suffering from stomach ulcer, drink 2 tablespoon of fresh turmeric juice continuously for 4 days. Turmeric will help …

turmeric Read More »

chickpeas kondai kadalai கொண்டை கடலை

14th JAN 09: CHICKPEAS (Kondai Kadalai)Yellow Gram Dhal (Kadalai Parappu) is processed from Chickpeas. Chickpeas give strength and it has loads of nutritional value. Besides Horse Gram, Chickpeas are also used as a main food for horses. Horses get its strength from eating Chickpeas. Soak 5 to 6 chickpeas overnight and eat it with the …

chickpeas kondai kadalai கொண்டை கடலை Read More »

lentils பருப்பு வகை

12th JAN 09: LENTILS (Paruppu)Australian Dhal, if consumed, produces lots of gas. Those who has a Pitta body or has gas problems should avoid eating Australian dhal.Other lentils, i.e. Thuvar Dhal, Malawi Dhal, Mysore Dhal and Moong Dhal have loads of nutrients and its own medicinal values. a) Thuvar Dhal (Thuvarum Paruppu)When boiling Thuvar Dhal, …

lentils பருப்பு வகை Read More »

ragi finger millet கேழ்வரகு

9th JAN 09: RAGI or FINGER MILLET (Kelvaragu)Ragi flour can be used in making Appam or Puttu. It is best recommended for diabetic patients as it has low sugar content and prevents sugar increase in the body. Exercise is also very important for diabetic patients. Deep breathing is vital and they also need to activate …

ragi finger millet கேழ்வரகு Read More »

types of rice அரிசி பல விதம்

8th JAN 09: TYPES OF RICEPar boiled rice is very healthy and should be used as a substitute to white rice. This is because to produce white rice, it has to go through many processing stage. When boiling par boiled rice, excessive water should be thrown away and should not be cooked until the water …

types of rice அரிசி பல விதம் Read More »

Palm sugar பனை வெல்லம்

7th JAN 09: SUGARPalm sugar is made from the extract of palm fruits. White sugar is made from sugar cane extract which has been refined and gone through many processing stage. Foods which have lesser processing stage are healthier than foods which have gone through many processing stage. Therefore white sugar is not healthy and …

Palm sugar பனை வெல்லம் Read More »

rice parboiled rice paddy அரிசி உணவு

5th JAN 09: RICE Parboiled Rice Paddy (raw rice) which is boiled and grinded is called par boiled rice. Par boiled rice has more nutrients as the skin is not completely removed. Parboiled rice has more fiber and less carbohydrate.White Rice Paddy which has been completely processed and its entire skin removed is called white …

rice parboiled rice paddy அரிசி உணவு Read More »

BENEFITS OF BLACK URAD DHAL கருப்பு உளுந்து

2nd JAN 09: BENEFITS OF BLACK URAD DHAL(Ulunthu)How to prepare a healthy food using Black Urad Dhal? * Handful of Black Urad Dhal (Do not remove the skin) * Brown sugar or palm sugar according to taste * Handful of fresh grated coconut Add enough water to cover a handful of black dhal. Add salt …

BENEFITS OF BLACK URAD DHAL கருப்பு உளுந்து Read More »

FOOD IS ‘THE’ MEDICINE

FOOD IS ‘THE’ MEDICINEWith today��s unhealthy lifestyle, many young people, i.e. children, teenagers and youth are falling prey to various kinds of sickness and diseases. This has lead to a shorter life span. If you want to live longer and be healthy, you can opt or follow the Siddha way of living. Siddha way of …

FOOD IS ‘THE’ MEDICINE Read More »

Scroll to Top