Author: H K BakhruPublisher: JaicoYear: 2011Language: EnglishPages: 193ISBN/UPC (if available): 8172248318
This book describes in great detail the medicinal virtues of different specific spices and condiments and their usefulness in the treatment of various common ailments.Spices and condiments are important forms of natural foods. However, besides having culinary uses, they are also utilized for natural healing purposes, perfumes, essential oils, edible restoratives and other components of spices provide significant benefits to human beings.‘In Indian Spices and Condiments’ as Natural Healers, Dr. Bakhru describes the medicine virtues of a variety of spices and condiments. The author’s easy to understand and detailed description expose readers to the distinctive qualities of specific spices, and their ability to treat common ailments like headaches, colds, migraines and coughs. The information in this book can assist readers in solving common health problem. In addition, readers will learn how to use spices and condiments as essential ingredients of a well-balanced natural diet.
PrefaceDiseases that Respond to Specific Spices and condimentsIntroduction ---- Spices and condiments: Natural Medical PlantsCHAPTER 1Aniseed: Am Ideal Remedy For FlatulenceCHAPTER 2Asafoetida; A Sex StimulantCHAPTER 3Basil: A Remedy For FeversCHAPTER 4Bishop’s Weed: A Carminative MedicineCHAPTER 5Caraway Seeds: An Excellent Body CleanerCHAPTER 6Cardamom: The Queen of SpicesCHAPTER 7Celery Seeds: A Tonic And Stimulant FoodCHAPTER 8Chillies Or Capsicum : A Decongestant and Digestive spiceCHAPTER 9Cinnamon: A Preventive Against Nervous TensionCHAPTER 10Clove: A spice for Youthful DigestionCHAPTER 11Coriander: Valuable in Spasmodic DisordersCHAPTER 12Cumin Seeds: A Remedy For Digestive DisordersCHAPTER 13Curry Leaves: A Herbal tonicCHAPTER 14Dill: A Soothing SpiceCHAPTER 15Fennel: An Aid to DigestionCHAPTER 16Fenugreek: For Clean and Healthy BodyCHAPTER 17Garlic: An All-Round Wonder DrugCHAPTER 18Ginger: A Great Food MedicineCHAPTER 19Liquorice: A Rejuvenating SpiceCHAPTER 20Long pepper: A Mucous-Clearing FoodCHAPTER 21Marjoram: A Household Remedy For ColdCHAPTER 22Mint: An Excellent AppetizerCHAPTER 23Mustard Seeds: A Remedy for Muscular PainCHAPTER 24Nutmeg: An Excellent TonicCHAPTER 25Onion: Dynamite of Natural FoodsCHAPTER 26Pepper: King of SpicesCHAPTER 27Poppy Seeds: A Cooling MedicineCHAPTER 28Saffron: A Stimulant FoodCHAPTER 29Tamarind: An Antiseptic FoodCHAPTER 30Turmeric: A Marvellous Medicinal SpiceIndian Names of Spices and condimentsGlossary of Medical and Botanical termsBibliography