Milk is our first food in life, and no wonder that the world is so dependent on him.
It is in Ayurveda, like ghee and honey, considered one of the most valuable foods.
Breast milk contains all the nutrients that are necessary for the development of babies.
Unfortunately, modern society is no longer the price of milk quality.
In the past, a healthy homemade milk was readily available and mother gave it to children because of its nutritional value.
Today the situation has changed, and in the stores is to offer a huge selection of different drinks.
Many of these drinks are “enriched” industrial vitamins and sweetened with artificial sugars.
Unfortunately, children’s, with the blessing of their parents, elected as the first option, a milk remains neglected.
Read what thinks about milk ancient Indian medicine – Ayurveda.
Cow’s milk – a poison or a balm for the body?
Ayurveda knows the well-being of the milk of different species of mammals.
However, cow’s milk is the most nutritious and most important human, because it is most similar to breast milk.
When it comes to cow’s milk, milk Ayurveda talks about domestic, not industrial cows.
For example, in India are indigenous species Bos indicus, not new hybrid species such as the Jersey and Holstein.
Milk has become available to everyone, but it is lost through its important features.
Instead of qualities that promote life, milk is turned into a source of health problems.
So today protein in the milk of modern cows A1, while the milk of indigenous Asian cattle containing protein A2.
The most widespread dissease that is associated with the modern cow milk is lactose intolerance.
It was developed as a result of many years of hybrid cow milk consumption, which weakens your digestion.
Lactose intolerance can also develop bad combination of milk and dairy products with other foods.
Food incompatible with milk are : fish, salt or any salty foods, yogurt, cheese and sour fruit.
Ayurveda knows the cure for lactose intolerance, and that is goat milk.
Science confirms the ayurvedic perspective.
How to properly consume cow’s milk
Drink milk cows from your local area, and not a hybrid species.
Always boil milk over low heat. If you have a mild intolerance, boil the milk with equal or double the amount of water and wait until the water has evaporated.
To become easily digestible milk boil it with herbs that Ayurveda is known as 5 small roots (Laghu pancamula). These are Tribulus terrestris (Tribulus terrestris), Kantakari (Solanum surattense) Bring up (Solanum anguivi) Uraria picta and steam Sali (oryg sativa).
If you suffer from diabetes or urinary problems – do not consume milk!
If you suffer from long-standing chronic fever, consume more milk, but if the fever at an early stage – then the consumption of milk is prohibited.
Vata and Pitta types of milk should be taken regularly, and kapha types only sometimes.
Spices which will increase the welfare of milk
Milk, you can add some of these spices or foods and increase its benefits.
Recipes are designed for 1 cup of milk, and each of them can be easily and quickly prepared.
Papar – against anemia. Before sleep – add 1/8 tsp.
Turmeric – for immunity against the flu. Add ¼ teaspoon of powder.
Ginger – for better digestion. Add chopped ginger 1 cm.
Saffron – for a more beautiful complexion. Add a pinch.
Holy basil (tulsi) – against respiratory problems. Add 6-8 leaves.
Honey – to strengthen. Add 1 teaspoon of milk to room temperature.
Cardamom – for detoxification. Boil the milk with few seeds.
Cinnamon – against ulcers, digestive problems. Add 1/4 teaspoon of milk to room temperature.
Ajovan and fennel – against flatulence.
Dilute the milk with cup of water and add 2-3 pinches of powder Ajovan (Trachyspermum ammi). Cook until the water evaporates. The same amount of fennel then cook without adding water.