5 Best vegetables for Kapha season Feb 15, 2017
Best vegetables for cleansing.
BITTER MELON / KARELA
Bitter melon is the best bitter vegetable. It kindles digestion. It is antipyretic, alterative, antacid. It cleanses the liver, bile and blood. Helps in diabetes, reduce weight, tumors. Alleviates fever and diarrhea. One of the best home remedies for gallstones.
Cabbage is light, drying and cleansing. Has antibacterial and antiviral properties, heals eczema, infections, heartburn, prevents cancer, scurvy, eye diseases, gout, rheumatism, asthma, rashes, gangrene. Useful as blood purified, good source of calcium, vitamin C and A.
Celery cleanses the mind and emotions, improve perception. It is good for weight loss, diabetes, water retention, cancer, headaches, urinary tract infections, kidney and liver disorders. It is a blood cleanser and an important mineral supplement. The seeds and roots are diuretic and helps dissolve stones, good for arthritis and gout.
Radish (when tender) stimulates digestion, cures abdominal tumors, cough, dyspnoea, ulcers, diseases of the eyes and throat, hoarseness of voice, reverse peristalsis and chronic nasal catarrh. It's good for respiratory infections, flu, headaches, gallstones, liver issues, intestinal worms.
Turnip is blood and lymph cleanser. It helps in metabolic issues and overweight, hence turnip is important part of weight loss diet. It useful in bleeding disorders, arthritis, kidney stones, gout, atherosclerosis, bone related diseases. Helps to prevent cancer as contain high level of oxidants.