Dates (Kharjúra) Energetics: Sweet/cold/sweet VP- K+ in excess. V+ if dry Action: Nutritive, tonic, aphrodisiac, one of the best fruit strengtheners, demulcent, laxative, refriger– ant, febrifuge, expectorant Indications: Tonic with almonds, restorative with milk or kefir, for weak children, lung disease, con- valescence, febrile disease, asthma, increase se- men, strengthens reproductive systems (may be added to herbal formulas as tonic). Good for wast- ing diseases and injuries. Date sugar is a good source of iron. Good for cough, gonorrhea. Plan- tain, Dates, Coconut: Sweet-cold-sweet. VP- K+. relieves burning, lungs, TB, … Continue reading
Figs (Anjíra) Energetics: Sweet, astringent/cold/sweet VPK+ Dry V+ Action: Nutritive, demulcent, laxative, antibacterial, aperient, emollient Indications: Urinary tract and gall bladder stones, liver, kidneys, chronic cough, increase weight, destroys roundworms, hemorrhoids, cancer, diges- tive disorders, high in fiber. Figs are a good source of iron and an excellent blood builder. Taken in the morning with a pinch of pippalí, help asthma. Chewing figs strengthens teeth, tongue, and gums. Research indicates figs shrink cancerous tumors. More calcium than milk, more potassium than bananas.