Thursday, July 25, 2013


Radish has got many nutrients as a food and also as a medicine. White Radish or Japanese radish is popularly called as Daikon Radish.

   Nutritional Values in Radish:
  • Radish helps in improving the quality of sperm.
  • Radish is used in treatment for piles or hemmherroids, cough, body pains, ENT diseases.
  • Radish contains Glucocide, Mythylmercaptine enzymes.
  • Radish seeds have got essential oils.
  • Radish creates hungry and prevents from motion problems in the morning.
  • Radish mixed with pepper powder after a meal helps indigestion.
  • Radish pieces in addition with lemon juice, pepper powder and salt mixed on a dosage of 3 times daily useful in treating hemmherroids, indigestion, and Spleen and Liver diseases, Jaundice.
  • Radish juice mixed of honey and Rock Salt on a dosage of 3 times daily reduces Bronchitis.
  • Radish leaves’ has got large amounts of Potassium, Vitamin A and Vitamin C. 
  • Radish seeds boiled in cow milk reduce the eunuch nature and increases sexual power.
  • Radish seeds’ paste applied on face reduces pimples, black spots and washing after one hour results in facial glow.
  • Radish helps in digestion when foods overtake of concentrated oils been taken as it contains more fiber and water content.
  • Radish mixed of honey and salt fights against cough and cold.
  • Radish is good for reducing hunger which helps people suffering from obesity and sugar diseases.
  • Radish act as a shield against skin disorders due to presence of zinc, phosphorus and vitamin -B,C.
  • Radish is powerful detoxifying agent due to presence of sulphur compounds.
  • Radish seeds soaked and made as paste applied on skin treats rings disease.
  • Radish seed powder mixed of water intake kills the worms inside the stomach.
  • Radish fights against cancer due to presence of sulforaphane (isothiocyanate) along with Vitamin-C and Folic Acid.
  • Radish naturally cools the body by decreasing heat in the body.
  • Radish contains no fat, good amounts of dietary fiber which is useful for people suffering from obesity.
  • Radishes are different types based on color - red radish, radish greens, black radish and purple radish.
  • Radish juice (raw) is quiet effective in treating imbalance of thyroid glands.

Juices with Radish:
  • Radish leaves’ juice acts as a diuretic when taken on a dosage of 100 ml daily.
  • Radish leaves’ juice controls high Blood Pressure and Nephritis.
  • Radish juice mixed of honey is good for person suffering from Nephritis.
Cautions with Radish:
  • Don't consume large amounts of radish. It is diuretic and irritates digestive tract.
  • Itching sensation found in few people by taking radish juice.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Green Tea

Green Tea:
Green is prepared from Camellia sinensis which is originated in china. Green tea is used nowadays in many beverages, diet food and healthy foods.

Nutritional Values in Green Tea:
  • Green Tea is rich in antioxidants (catching polyphones - epigallocatechin3gallate) which kill cancer causing cells.
  • Green Tea antioxidants make blood vessels stretchable to avoid blood clots which lead healthy heart.
  • Green Tea fights against obesity by reducing bad cholesterol and increasing good cholesterol levels in the body.
  • Green Tea contains natural fluoride which keeps tooth health.
  • Green Tea produces heat and increases metabolic process and makes liver to function with more accuracy.
  • Green Tea controls the blood pressure and hypertension, because it is natural ACE (angiotension converting enzyme) inhibitor.
  • Green Tea polyphones inhibit amylase enzyme and protects against diabetics.
  • Green Tea is anti bacterial, anti viral and also acts as anti poison.
  • Green Tea controls the iron levels in liver and protect against hepatitis.
  • Green Tea contains anti inflammatory properties and prevents rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Green Tea contains catechins more powerful than Vitamin-C, E which fights against free radicals in the body.
  • Green Tea increase bone strength and protects against kidney damage due to presence of four primary polyphenols.
  • Green Tea fights against Alzheimer's disease and boosts memory power.
  • Green tea has Theophyline which reduces severity of asthma.
  • Green Tea cures infection and herpes when it is applied on affected area.
  • Green Tea contains amino acids (L-the theanine) which release the stress.
  • Green Tea stops HIV spreading and binding to immune cells.
  • Green Tea + Black Pepper increase green tea benefits.
  • Green Tea + Lemon will increases body ability to retain benefits of green tea and enhances iron absorption.
  • Green Tea + Cinnamon will boost fighting capabilities against free radicals and also good for diabetic people. 
  • Green Tea has panthenol which strengthens hair and boost hair growth.
  • Green Tea + Rose Petal or Rose hip Powder will calm the mind, boosts immune system by flushing toxins from body and aids digestion.
  • Green Tea + Honey fights against cold, flue and sore throat.
  • Green Tea with Mint adds flavor and removes bad breath and soothes the throat.
  • Green Tea is good for smokers which prevents lung damage.   
Cautions with Green Tea:
  • Green Tea contains lower amounts of caffeine (very less when compared to coffee). 
  • People who are suffering from insomnia avoid taking green tea. 
  • Adding artificial sugars to green tea will decrease benefits. 
  • Don't mix green tea with water containing high amounts of fluoride which increases the risk of osteoporosis. 
  • Green Tea contains oxalates consumption of more quantity (>6-10grms) cause stone formation in kidneys. Better to consume 2 cups of green tea a day. 
  • Ideal time for boiling Green tea in water is 1min to get better results.