There is a saying in Ayurveda – “When diet is wrong medicine is of no use. When diet is correct medicine is of no need.”
Here are foods that are renowned for their ability to heal and rejuvenate the body and mind.
- Lemons – Purifying, nourishing and digestive
- Ghee (Clarified Butter) – Aids digestion and calms nerves. Also beneficial in heat related disorders.
- Dates and Figs – Energy powerhouses.
- Almonds – Nourising and fortifies.
- Mung Beans – Health promoting and easy to digest.
- Cumin Seeds – Digestive and eliminates toxins.
- Ginger – Digestive and eliminates toxins.
- Lassi – Digestive and nutritive.
- Juicy, Seasonal Fruits – Nutritive and purifying.
- Green, Leafy Vegetables – Nutritive, purifying and stimulates liver.
- Cow’s Milk – Vitalizer.
- Water – For optimum functioning of our system.
Ayurvedic Healing Foods – [Yoga Journal]