Top 10 Health Benefits Of (Kadukkai/Harde/Haritaki) With Uses & Side Effects

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1. Acne:
It is an wonderful herb with an antibacterial properties which can be very effective in dealing with acne problems. Using Haritaki for acne is very simple, take ready made haritaki powder which is easily available in market or make powder from haritaki fruits, mix power with water and boiled it, soon it will become paste apply it on acne.
It will not only cure acne but also prevents scarring. Beside this haritaki have the properties that can protect skin from UV rays, haritaki extract when applied on the skin will prevent skin from UV damage it is also been proven through clinical research.
[h=2]2. Cough:[/h]It is an amazing fruit that can be used for the treatment of cough for all ages it can also be safe for the children. Making remedy with haritaki for cough is very simple make finely powder, mix it with honey and give it the person who is affected for 2 to 3 days.
If you are giving this remedy to children for first time it may vomit to its taste this is normal and no deed to worry about it, he will get used to it very soon.
Dose: A pinch of Haritaki powder (about 2 grams) for children around 3 to 6 years and small pinch powder (about 1 g) for children between 1 and 3 years.
Note: This remedy treat coughs very effectively but do not use continuous for children without any medical supervision.
[h=2]3. Lose Weight:[/h]Haritaki fruit is known for its properties that can remove toxins from the body and can boost the digestive system. It also helps the body in many ways such as heartburn, prevents bloating and helps in the proper assimilation of food in the stomach.
Beside these properties Haritaki is also known as a natural blood purifier that can help to eliminate toxins in the body. Regular consumption of Haritaki can regulate hunger when combined with proper diet and exercise can be the best ayurvedic medicine to lose weight naturally.
[h=2]4.Glowing Skin:[/h]Haritaki is a wonderful fruit with multiple health benefits. It have rich source of Vitamin C and minerals like selenium, manganese, potassium, iron and copper which is beneficial for skin. The other properties such as stearic acid tannic acid, gallic acid, palmitic acid, behenic acid and Che bulimic acid helps to eliminate toxins from the body.
So consuming haritaki can help the body internally to get your skin clean. It also helps to treat acne problems. Using Haritaki for glowing skin is simple, mix the powder haritaki with little water and make a paste out of it apply the paste on the affected area on your face. Consuming Haritaki internally or external apply both are beneficial for the body.
[h=2]5. Acidity:[/h]Haritaki is one of the most important herb of ayurveda known to cure all stomach related problems such as indigestion, constipation and heartburn very effectively. Consuming Haritaki can also provide vitamins-C and minerals live manganese, potassium, iron and copper to the body.
Haritaki increases mucus production in the stomach forming a protective barrier, preventing heartburn and ulcer. To deal with acidity problems take 1/4 teaspoon of haritaki powder, mixed in hot water and drink it within a week you will find the problem disappears.
[h=2]6. Mouth Sores:[/h]Haritaki is a herb with many beneficial properties it also have anti-cariogenic properties that can be useful in dealing with most of the dental related problems, especially bleeding gums and mouth ulcers. Ulcers is a problem that can affect both young and old, having mouth ulcers can be very painful as one can find difficult in eating.
The best way to use Haritaki for treatment of mouth ulcers and other dental problems is to make a mouthwash with it.To make the mouthwash, pound Haritaki fruit using a mortar and pestle; make sure that you don’t make power. Just break the outer shell.
Then boil it in a cup of water, the water color will changes to dull yellow. Now the infusion is ready let it be cools and rinse your mouth with infusion several times a day. It is a best home remedy to deal with oral ulcer, it can give good relief.
[h=2]7. Hair Growth:[/h]Haritaki is an amazing herb that can be helpful in treating hair loss problems. It is rich in vitamins and minerals like Vitamin C, iron, manganese, selenium, copper etc., which is helpful in hair growth. It can be used in many ways such by eating, applying powder on hair or using haritaki hair oil.
Many of them use haritaki oil to prevent infection of lice and dandruff. Using it on daily basis can make hair thicker, black and long.
How to use: Take a cup of coconut oil in a pan and add 3 haritaki pods and heat it. Once it turns brown, with outer shell cracks turn off the flame, let it be cool and store in a glass bottle. Apply this oil regularly to prevent from dandruff and lice infection.
[h=2]8. Constipation:[/h]Many suffer from constipation and gas for this they take some medicines on regular bases. Regularly taking medications for constipation can make a person dependent on them, of course the side effects of bloating and flatulence is also created.
Haritaki powder has a natural laxative property that can be helpful to those people to solve this problems. Regular consumption of natural laxatives like haritaki can benefit in constipation and it is also rich in fiber that can benefit the overall health.
Making remedy for constipation is very easy keep the haritaki fruit in the sun, when it is well dried make a powder of haritaki fruit. Grind them in a very fine particles and store the powder in a bottle. Take half to one teaspoon of the powder in a bowl, add boiling water to it and drink when it is little warm before going to bed. You will find the changes in your health within a week.
[h=2]9. Diabetes :[/h]Diabetes has become a major and general health problem throughout the world and it is growing with a greater speed. Usually medication used for diabetes also causes some side effects. There are variety of tasks required to reduce diabetes such as eating a healthy diet, exercise and other precaution.
Consuming 1 tea spoon of Haritaki powder with a little honey daily in the morning can help to control diabetes Ref. (Astanga Sangraha Chikitsa Stahna, 14/5).
A study was performed on effect of herb in diabetic patients, the water extract of dry Haritaki at as dose of 200 mg/kg body weight was given is was found that it improved the glucose tolerance, indicated by 44% of reduction in the peak blood glucose at 2nd hour in glucose tolerance test in diabetic (streptozotocin induced) rats (Murali YK et al., Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry, 2004) [1]
Note: Please do consult your doctor and take advice if you are already taking medicines for diabetes.
[h=2]10. Skin Allergies:[/h]Haritaki have been successfully used to treat various skin disorders associated with allergies, urticaria (hives), skin rash and other problems related to skin. It can also be very beneficial for skin allergic that is cause by wearing artificial jewellery.
Haritaki have natural antibacterial properties that can help in disinfecting wounds, treat acne and promote restoration of damaged tissues.
How to use: Take one cup of boiling water; mix half a teaspoon of powder Haritaki in it. Mix it properly then apply the paste on the effected skin, leave for a few minutes and rinse.
[h=2]Haritaki Side Effects[/h]According to WebMD

  • Haritaki is possibly safe when taken orally for 3 months or less, don’t use it without medical supervision for long time as it might affect your heart.
 

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