Enjoy Stronger Digestion with Ginger

Winters bring along the desire to introduce the flavor of Ginger to our food. In some houses, Ginger becomes an important and inseparable ingredient of the kitchen in this season. Ginger is available in both wet and dry form.  Ginger sonth powder

Indian kitchens use both, the wet ginger (adrak) and dried ginger (sonth) in routine. Apart from its taste value, ginger has amazing therapeutic properties as well. It promotes appetite and enhances digestion, relieves pain, removes systemic toxins, relieves constipation etc.

Health Benefits of Ginger/ Sonth:

Out of various uses of ginger, a few have been mentioned below:

Digestion and Weight Loss

Ginger Weight loss

Ginger aids digestive fire which in turn sharpens the appetite. This in turn helps in clearing the accumulated toxins in the system by digesting them. As a result you enjoy stronger digestion along with weight loss in a healthier manner.

Its combination with black pepper (kalimirch) and long pepper (peepal) is termed as Trikatu which is very effective in indigestion, flatulence, stomachache etc.

Treats Ailments

Girl blowing her noseIt comes with warming and stimulating properties which are helpful in treating common health ailments. It works well in conditions like cholesterol, fevers etc. which are a resultant of toxin-accumulation.

Addition to Teas and Milk

Ginger Tea]Its lavish use in teas is very common because it’s wonderful aroma and flavor. Also, it makes tea easily digestible. If added to warm milk then it helps in clearing cough and cold and other respiratory conditions.

Effective in Joint Pains

Prepare and consume a decoction of ginger for treating varied joint pains.

Ingredient to Sweet Delicacies

Sonth is used in various Indian sweet delicacies like laddus and other traditional preparations because of its property to digest the heavy to digest sumptuous sweets.

Promotes Stamina

Combined with other herbal powders and drugs, sonth is very effective in promoting stamina.

You can buy your pack of Sonth or Ginger from Gyan Herbal Home and use it in winters to stay fit and healthy.

TRIPHALA: Beneficial Ayurvedic Medicine for Healthier Gut

Triphala is a wonderful combination which has been used from ages and is easily available in the market. Owing to its properties, triphala is available in different proportions and form due to its extensive utility in various conditions.


It is a classical, authentic and time-tested combination of three fruits viz. Haritaki (Harad), Vibhitaki (Baheda) and Amalaki (Amvala). These three herbs are mixed either in an equal or in a 1:2:4 ratio or in a ratio of 1:2:3. The benefits of these are nearly same. The coarse powder of Triphala is also in use which is for external purpose and is available in the markets with name “Triphala Jawkutt”.

Health Benefits and Uses of Triphala

  • Constipation: Some people have it religiously to treat constipation. If you are suffering from constipation, you can also have it at bedtime.
  • Strengthens the gut: Triphala strengthens the intestines. Therefore, it can be used on a regular basis.
  • For weight management: This Ayurvedic combination can also be taken with honey for weight management as it is a healthy cleanser. Measuring tape around slim beautiful waist.
  • For an improved eyesight: It can be taken to benefit the eyes. Three-forth teaspoon of Triphala can be mixed with 1 teaspoon of honey and ¼ teaspoon of ghee (i.e.in an unequal quantity). This combination can be taken regularly provided there are no other ailments.  Triphala for eyes
  • As an eye wash: Triphala jawkutt is prepared into a liquid by adding it to the warm water and later on sieving it. This finely sieved medicated water then can be used for eye wash in a very lukewarm state.
  • Rejuvenation: This is a tonic to the body. Therefore, it is ideal for consumption for all.

Apart from these general uses, triphala covers a broad spectrum of diseases. It can also be used in skin and hair problems, fever, diabetes and many such health conditions.

This widely used combination is available in all the three forms viz. Triphala, Triphala 1:2:4 and Triphala Jawkutt at Gyan Herbal Home in high quality.

FLAXSEEDS: Herb for Weight Reduction

Flaxseeds or Alsi seeds have always been an important Indian herb. These have become more popular in recent times as people have learned about the wonderfully effective health benefits. This post talks about how you can use flaxseeds in weight reduction. But before that let us read about some of the benefits of this Ayurevdic herb.

Alsi Flaxseeds

Important benefits of Alsi seeds:

  • It imparts strength to the body,
  • It is popular for its efficacy in weight management,
  • It is beneficial to the heart.

At Gyan Herbal Home, there are various options to incorporate these benefits and manage your weight effectively. Now you can include Alsi seeds or flaxseeds in your diet in more palatable or convenient form.

Alsi for Weight Loss

  1. Alsi Powder: This form of alsi seeds can be used in combination with other drugs. You can also prepare decoction from the powdered alsi. Some people mix it in wheat flour and prepare rotis with it for weight management.
  2. Alsi (Roasted): You can munch these seeds as and when you want. Roasted seeds are far better in effectiveness than regular seeds and are very easy to have.
  3. Alsi Laddu: This is a combination of unique concept and traditional delicacy. Alsi laddus are a tasty, palatable and delicious form to consume these seeds. The best time to have them is during the winter season. This is surely one of the most delicious ways to have alsi.

Add this herb to your diet for desired results and stay fit and healthy. For any queries or more inputs on using alsi seeds for weight control, mail me at vdshruti@gyanherbal.in.



Over-weight has become a major concern these days. Given to the fact, our sedentary lifestyle and improper eating habits have impaired our body metabolism. This is one of the major causes which have led us here. Although, genes also contribute to increased weight. Therefore, it is necessary to look into the cause and treat for weight management.

Weight Loss
Weight Loss

Each one of us wants a fit body as it prevents us falling prey to various health conditions. Knowing the complications associated with obesity, it is definitely essential to shed down the fat.

Herbs can improve the metabolism of the body thereby helping it fight obesity. A few commonly used herbs are mentioned below.



It is known to improve digestion. It can be used individually or in combination with other herbs. Even the decoction prepared with this drug is very effective.


It works wonders in various combinations with other weight-controlling herbs.


This drug reduces cholesterol and strengthens the muscles.

Alsi seeds

Flax Seeds

The seeds of this famous drug can be chewed directly or the powder can be mixed with other weight-reducing herbs.


This powder can be prepared into decoction or can be taken in combination with ajwain, danamethi and kalijiri.

Other drugs for weight management :




And many more…..

Using these herbs along with physical stretching and complimentary dietary patterns can definitely bring down the body fat and will keep you in shape.

For customized diet patterns and consultations, you can drop me a mail at vdshruti@gyanherbal.in and I will help you with the right diet to maintain healthy weight.