Dry ginger: 100 g
Dry pepper: 100 g
Dry pippali (long pepper): 100 g
Sugar candy and/or Honey: As required
Separately powder dried ginger, pepper and pippali. Mix thoroughly and then sieve through a muslin cloth to get a fine powder. This can be stored in an air-tight container for up to 6 months.
While administering, mix ½ teaspoon of powder with 3 tsp of crushed sugar candy and/or little honey
Helps to improve digestion and absorption of nutrients. Enhances immunity against stomach infections and upper respiratory tract infections. Helps to mitigate indigestion, and common cold and mild fevers.
6 months-1 year: 3-4 drops (mixed with honey)
1-3 years: ¼ teaspoon of mixture
4-6 years: ½ teaspoon of mixture
6-12 years: 1 teaspoon of mixture
12 years +: 1 ½ teaspoons of mixture
Use twice daily for a month to enhance immunity; 3 times a day for 4-5 days as curative.
Author: Dr. Subrahmanya Kumar, Assistant Professor, CABHN