Super fruits list and their affects
Fruit is considered as most sattwik of all foods. Some of them use in India for worship of God. They are health promoters, point to lightness, rejuvenate mind, promote clarity.
Every fruit change its personality when deal in different manners. Example if fruit is dry then it will be having K- V+(reduce Kapha and increase Vata). When it will be in the juice form then its P-VK+(reduce Pitta and increase Vayu and Kapha), in cooked form VK-P+(reduce Kapha, Vayu and increase Pitta), if fruit is a sour with salt added to it then its V- PK+( reduce Vayu and increase Pitta, Kapha), with Sugar increase Pitta, Vata, Kapha balance. If fruit is sweet in taste then VP- K+( increase Kapha reduce Vata, Pitta), Sour fruit V- PK+, if fruit is bitter in taste then it will act as PK- V+(reduce Pitta, Kapha and increase Vata).
Fruit lists on the basis of Post digestion effect, taste and Energy.
Apple is sweet, sour, and astringent in nature. Increase Vata, reduce Pitta, Kapha. If apple is cooked with cinnamon its all doshas will be neutral .
When it is advice or indicated?
Apple has great amount of calcium in its skin, apple juice is indicated when there is burning sensation, colitis, gastritis. In salad form without adding any salt or sugar helps in curing intestine bleeding(ulcer), heal damaged membranes, cure blood cholesterol, enteritis, arthritis, acids in stomach, protect from radiations of x-ray, help in stopping bleeding gums, gall bladder, virus, herpes, diarrhoea.
Banana is sweet reduce Vata, increase Pitta, Kapha. Unripe banana is used in diarrhoea, build fat and muscles, if banana is taken with ghee mixing cardamom it alleviate muscle cramps, hypoglycaemia, constipation. Banana heal heart disorders, strokes, hypertension, haemorrhoids, dysentery , cough, alcoholism, lung bleeding. High in potassium , carbohydrates, vitamin c.
Warning: As banana is hard to digest so people suffering from ulcer should not use them. Do not take water atleast for one hour after eating banana. Should not be eaten with milk or yogurt. Should not be eaten if suffering from cough, fever, nausea, vomiting.
Grapes reduce vayu, increase pitta, kapha. Grapes are good sources of nutrients, also act as a laxative. Grapes are immediate relieve providers from thirst, difficult breathing, dry mouth, cough, fever, bleeding. They are rich in iron, help in reducing, retention, hoarseness, alcoholism, black grapes increase blood used in fever also.
Grapes are good for eyes, urine problems, T.B, lung problems, anaemia, heart diseases, jaundice, palpitations, cold, chronic bronchitis, cancer, gout, edema, skin disorders, acidity also prevent from gum diseases, tooth decay. Work as a cleanser in the body by cleaning all tissues. If raisins are taken with grapes it helps in stomach problems, blood purifier and tonic, debility, helpful for enlarging liver and spleen. Medical researchers have found using raisins with grapes help in curing cancer, stones, urine gravels.
Warning: Grapes should not be taken with mangos, tomatoes, milk and in case of peptic ulcer.
Papaya has Vata reduced, increase Pitta,Kapha. Papaya provides tone to skin, increase digestive fire. Papaya decrease time spent recovering from an illness or medical treatment; recuperation. Papaya creates a substance that relieves irritation of the mucous membranes in the mouth by forming a protective film. Papaya also tending to stimulate or facilitate evacuation of the bowels. Papaya is good for digestive disorders, asthma, cough, worm, back pain, colon disorders, liver disorder, spleen disorder.
Papaya helps in reducing chronical illness. Its inner skin is used for rubbing on eczema and dermatitis. Help to reduce heart diseases, give a kickstart to sugar metabolism, it stimulates or increases menstrual flow. it has antiparasite and blood thinner properties. Papaya leaves are used in dengue fiver to increase platelets.
Warning:- pregnant women should not take papaya as it can leads to an abortion. it should not be taken with dairy products at all, atleast 2 hours of gap should be there after eating it.
Lemon reduce Vata, Kapha increase Pitta. Lemon taste is sour and has a great amount of vitamin C and vitamin A. Lemon is used as a medicine which promotes the secretion of sputum by the air passages, used to treat coughs. It increase digestive fire, give relieve from thirst. Lemon has the power to save us from the sun strokes specially mixing with black salt in water. Lemon is a great remedy for lung bleeding, uterus, kidney. Cure digestive disorders, thirst, fever, cold, flu, bronchitis. Lemon cure diabetes, scurvy, breath problems like asthma, rheumatism. Lemon help to cure bleeding gums, arthritis, heartburn, gout, reduce fat, phlegm discharge.
Lemon is a great remedy for nausea, vomiting, indigestion if mixed with honey. Lemon can easily dissolve gall bladder stones. Mixing lemon with baking soda give relief from gas same as ENO do. Mixing with coriander it helps to clean kidney. Lemon also helps to reduce typhoid fever. Mixing with cane sugar clean urinary problems. Lemon rinds are used to rejuvenate the if applied on skin before going to bed. Lemon cure acnes.
Warning: Do not take with milk, mangoes, tomatoes.