Homemade Kashaya Varieties and Benefits
Kashayam also known as Kashaya is herbal drink from Ayurvedic and home remedies for various conditions. The contents will be boiled in water, strained and served hot with or without milk.
Kashayam word is also known as Kwatham. It is tradition to serve homemade Kashayam to guests in several parts of India. There are many varieties of kashaya can be prepared using a single herb or combination of herbs.
All types of kashayam has different healing properties and therapeutic use. Ingredients can be either dry or fresh. For example, many kasahyam varieties use ginger either in dry form or in fresh.
Depending on the ingredients, taste of kashayam varies. Ayurvedic kashayam are generally bitter and have astringent taste. Homemade kashayam can be spicy, little sweet (due to jaggery) and very aromatic.
Few Kashaya varieties are good for winter and reduces flu and cold symptoms. Depending on conditions like fever, joint pain, digestive problem, weight increase, diabetes etc. – that we suffer from, we can prepare fresh Kashaya at home.
Lemon, Orange zest, Mint and Fennel Kashaya: Click here to know more
Tulsi Kashaya: Click here to know more
Ginger Kashaya: Click here to know more
Black pepper, Dry ginger and Cumin Kashaya: Click here to know more
Curry Leaves Kashaya: Click here to know more
Ajwain Kashaya: Click here to know more
Coriander, Ginger and Black Pepper Kashaya: Click here to know more
Indian Sarsaparilla (Nannari) Kashaya: Click here to know more
Reference: www.werindia.com & Grandma’s remedies from Online Grandma.
Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: January 11, 2018
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