* Laxative, antispasmodic, carminative (prevents formation of gas), antiflatulent, anti-helminthic and anti-tussive (cough suppressants).
Remedy for dyspepsia, diarrhea, flatulence, nausea and vomiting, antimicrobial.
Antiemetic and stomachic (serves to tone the stomach, improves function and increases appetite), anti-microbial, vermifuge (expels intestinal worms), diuretic.
Corrects digestive disorders, expectorant, anti-flatulent.
Astringent, prevent colic and diarrhea, benefit the spleen and relieve any bad cold.
Used in cooking vegetables, bean/lentil, rice, chicken/fish curries, and bread. Add to salad and yogurt. Usually Gram Masala is used after the dish is completely cooked, before turning off the stove/oven, etc.
*The above does not offer medical advice. Please consult your doctor for any health-related or medicinal uses of the above spice.