- by Dr Mini Nair
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- Aug 09 2017
How golden milk can help in balancing of all dosha?
Golden milk is a combination of turmeric along with milk, cow;s milk or coconut milk. Turmeric has thiktha rasa or bitter taste. This thiktha rasa helps in balancing the pitha dosha and also helps in balancing the system and also has heating properties, ushnaguna. Because of this it helps in balancing both vatha and kapha. That is how it balances the dosha. Traditionally speaking turmeric is well known for its anti-inflammatory properties.
Various studies have been done and it has been found that it helps in the treatment of arthritis and enhances immunity. It is antioxidant and helps in fighting free radicals and that is why it is used in cases of cancer and treating the side effects of chemotherapy. Turmeric is also known for its antimicrobial and antiviral properties and it is used in infections especially upper respiratory of children and also it helps in preventing depression.
In women particularly in fighting cramps or menorrhea turmeric is very beneficial and can be used to improve the reproductive health of women. When given with milk, since the milk has the madhura rasa it is able to carry these medicines and make this available to deeper tissues. So golden milk in this form is very beneficial for human beings.
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