Benefits Of Adding Ghee To Your Winter Diet
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Winter is almost approaching, and preparations have already gotten underway. Our cosiest quilts and blankets are available, along with winter clothing. Our kitchens will also get a makeover of sorts. Warming concoctions will soon replace summer coolers, while winter greens like spinach, methi, and bathua would take the place of summer gourds. Ghee, or clarified butter, is one of the most well-known and adored wintertime foods in a typical desi household.

Keeps you warm

Our foods are of a certain character, warming, chilly, and neutral, according to Ayurveda. It's said that ghee is a warming food. During this chilly season, it is one of the greatest items to keep in your kitchen pantry. You can put a teaspoon of it on rotis or use it in your sabzis.

Good source of energy

Ever questioned why you're feeling sluggish more frequently these days? The change in season can be one of the causes. You are not at your most active during the winter. The medium- and short-chain fatty acids it contains, "among which, lauric acid is a powerful antibacterial and antifungal agent," are all present. With ghee and dry fruits, you may make delectable ladoos or panjiri to enjoy first thing in the morning for a much-needed energy boost.

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The hardest parts of winter may be the cough, cold, and stuffy nose. An intriguing nasal drop cure from Ayurveda may be able to relieve congestion. It is known as the Nyasa treatment for cold in Ayurveda, and it entails putting a few warm droplets of pure cow ghee in the nostrils. A mild temperature and purity of the ghee are a must. It's also a good idea to speak with an Ayurvedic specialist before you begin the real treatment.

Cures constipation

Our winter desires range from greasy fries to fried burgers and all things decadent. These foods might not be the healthiest for our digestive systems. According to Dr. Vasant Lad's book, "The Complete Book of Home Remedies," milk and ghee are safe and efficient treatments for constipation. The book states that taking 1 or 2 teaspoonfuls of ghee in a cup of hot milk before the night is an efficient but gentle way to relieve constipation.