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Ghi'o (ghee) - A pot full of wisdom.

Updated: May 17, 2021

Like streams & rivers have followed their course over the years, so has cow ghee been an inseparable part of our diversified Indian culture. We might differ on how we use ghee, however, it continues to be 'first and foremost essentials of all foods'.

Sharing a few wonders of ghee - simple and easy take home practises.

  • Have a troubled bowel? One or two teaspoons first thing in the morning followed immediately with hot water produce a bowel movement. Two spoon full of ghee in warm milk before bedtime soothing to the nerves and lubricates the intestines and facilitates the bowel movement in the morning

  • Struggling with bad breath? Ghee is excellent for a gargle, to improve the health of the teeth & gums.

  • Have headache or sinus? Apply ghee on top of your head, massage it with a flat hand and watch the decongestion disappear.

  • Miss those tresses? Use ghee for hair to add moisture and nourishment to those dry follicles.

  • Sleepless nights? Massage ghee on the soles of your feet till your palm feels warm and sleep like a baby.

  • Glowing skin issue? The anti-oxidants in ghee make it the miraculous anti-wrinkling and anti-ageing therapy you were searching for- self-massage, increases overall strength, luster and beauty of the body.

Indeed, ancient scriptures define it best: Ayurghritam (Ghee is life)

Excerpts from the book - Indian Super Foods, by Rujuta Diwekar.

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