Sunt /Sont or dried Ginger is an essential and unavoidable ingredient in almost all the Ayurvedic Arishta or Kashaya. There is a saying in Malaylam " Chukkillaatha Kashaayam Illa'- there is no Kashaayam without Ginger. (Kashaayam is medicinal decoction or Kwath)
Dried Ginger is very good in relieving inflammation. Hence it is effective in respiratory diseases, weight reduction and many other infections and inflammations.
Ginger-mainly as dried ginger only- is traded as a spice and food ingredient for Masalas. It is mostly sold by vegetable vendors.used along with. Kerala was and still is a center for domestic trade and export trade on Dried Ginger.
At home as it is used in small quantities, Ginger powder can be ground from dried ginger bought or even made at home by sun drying raw ginger after peeling the outer skin.
In the olden days, if any person is having a fever, the doctors used to advise them not to eat anything and they should take only liquids. After the fever, only the patient is allowed to eat food and he should eat the rice mixed with Sonti powder and ghee. Regular consumption may bring down the cholesterol content in the body and we will lose weight also. This is good for pregnant ladies also. Blood sugar will come down and Inflammation will also be reduced with this.
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The dry ginger is very effective for our health (it is not new as revealed after the corona issue) since many decades this is in vogue. There is a saying in Tamil,'sukkukku minjina marunthum illai subramaniyanukku minjina kadavulum illai' which means there is no equivalent medicine over sukku and no equivalent God over Lord subramanya.
* For indigestion, a spoon full of dry ginger powder can be consumed for best result
** For severe head ache, dry ginger can be grinded smooth over the rough floor with some hot water and that paste can be applied on forehead fully. After taking an half an hour rest the head ache will got vanished.
*** For knee pain or muscles pain paste made of dry ginger powder can be applied over the paining area.
**** For body pain and fever out of body pain or severe hard work: Take the powder of dry ginger two spoon, one spoon of powdered pepper, boil in hot water and this can be consumed by adding sugar or honey (if needed)
Above all,(it is not marketing)a powder made out of this called 'ANJAL' powder - made from Madurai, Tamilnadu since last 100 years, which is available normally in all grocery/country medicine shops is good enough for all body pains, stomach disorders etc.,
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