Turmeric powder: 1 teaspoon
Crushed jeera/cumin seeds: ½ tsp
Pepper corns: 4-6
Milk: 1 cup
Jaggery/Sugar: to taste
Boil 1 tsp of turmeric powder with half cup of milk in a small, pan for 5-8 minutes.
Strain using a tea strainer. Add a little jaggery/sugar to taste. This milk should be consumed within 4-5 hours after preparation.
Boosts your immunity towards common cold and throat, upper respiratory tract infections. Symptomatic management of early stages of common cold and cough. Manages allergic rashes of various kinds.
1 year: 2 teaspoons
1-3 years: 3 teaspoons
3-6 years: 5 teaspoons
6 -12 years: ¼ cup
12 years +: ½ cup
Use twice daily for a couple of months to enhance immunity; 3-5 times a day for 4-5 days as curative.
Author: Dr. Subrahmanya Kumar, Assistant Professor, CABHN