Apr 21, 2008

Nimbehannina Panaka or Lemon juice

Recently AmAr read how Ayurveda helps in cleansing the digestive system. This was by drinking lemon juice. The artilce also spoke about the following advantages of the drinking the same.
  1. Relives all the three Doshas, thirsty conditions, filariasis, insanity, eye & ear diseases,
  2. Improves taste & Agni (digestive fire),
  3. Light to digest,
  4. A natural laxative – Provides easy & downward movement of vata & feces,
  5. Sweet-sour in taste &
  6. Good for the heart Hot and cold potency
  7. Rich in potassium, sodium, iron, magnesium, calcium, phosphorous, Sulpher, Silicon, Carotene & Vitamin C.
Ingedients: -
1 cup Sugar
1/2 cup hot water
1 cup fresh Lemon juice
2 lt cold water
5-6 strands Saffron
2 tsp cardamom powder
2 tsp black salt

Method: -
1. In a mixing container, add sugar & pour hot water on it.
2. Stir well using a hand blender until sugar dissolves.
3. Add lemon juice, cold water, cardamom powder, saffron & black salt. Stir well.
4. Serve at normal temperature or refregirate & serve cold.

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