In the Ayurvedic diet (ahara) as food (Khadya) and also in treatment (Chikitsa) as drugs (Ausadhi), spices are widely used. On the connection of their race (taste), guna (quality), viipaka (metabolic effect) with different organs, with meal (systems) are written in the topics DRAGAGUNA, RASYANA, PANCHAKARMA, etc. However, in this article we will talk about some specialists often used in Ayurveda.
Dr. DAS Jayanta Kumar
Ayurvedic and integrative medicine doctor.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale/Adrak)– will give you the ability to withstand difficulties. It activates mental activity, improves memory. Ginger makes it possible to stay awake all day, relieves fatigue after physical and mental stress, stress. Ginger promotes the development of character traits such as determination, courage, determination.
Turmeric (Curcuma longa / Haldi) – develops thoroughness in a person, a sober assessment of the situation, calm in solving problems. When you eat it, your psyche gradually becomes immune to those factors of everyday life that previously irritated. Turmeric gives strength for the development and implementation of long-term plans, relieves from fussiness, gives more self-confidence.
Mango (Mangifera indica / Am) – contributes to the development of optimism, cheerfulness, openness. When you eat mangoes, your character will become alive, you will want to laugh and joke more. Mango fruits make a person sociable, he is happy to look to the future.
Chilli (Capsicum annuum / Mirch)- will help you get rid of the hustle, rudeness, premature decisions. Change of activity will not cause concern. When communicating, a feeling of mutual understanding will appear. It promotes a more personal approach to people. You will become able to perform any, even the most unattractive work.
Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans / Jaifal) – develops determination in overcoming difficulties. Strengthens the will of man. When solving a problem, you can quickly mobilize all your strength. From a faster and more active rhythm of life, free time will appear. Nutmeg improves focus on the subject of your attention.
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum / Dhaniya) – improves resistance to dirty manifestations of the surrounding reality. Consumption in a small amount will make it possible to tolerate arrogant, rude, irritable people. It should be eaten by people who work in difficult moral and psychological conditions.
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare / Saunf) – Remarkably removes oppressive fatigue from a difficult situation, changes in weather conditions. All problems are resolved gently, imperceptibly, makes the character flexible, ceases to be bothered by excessive straightforwardness, irritability. The movement through life becomes calm, steady.
Fenugreek / Fenugrik (Trigonella foenum-graecum /Shambhala / Methi) – increases softness in character, relations with people become warmer. You will become kind, gentle calm, balanced, complaisant. Shambhala helps to improve family relationships, remove excessive overexcitation in children.
Black mustard – contributes to the development in the character of soft calm. gradually all gross manifestations of behavior disappear. Black mustard makes it possible to better delve into your inner world, relieves fussiness, tension. It helps those who do not know how to relax, improves sleep, and cures depressive conditions.
Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum / Iliychi) – gives the character the ability to forgive the offender. If necessary, it helps to develop humility, release you from stress when communicating with unpleasant people. You can learn to avoid quarrels in the family, better treat children, the elderly. Cardamom reduces the habit of being greedy, removes unnecessary thoughts about unnecessary purchases.
Curry (Murraya koenigii / Kari) – teaches restrained, without laziness and strain to relate to himself. Facilitates the burden of internal contradictions. There is silence, calm in the soul. It helps to gradually solve problems without fuss.