VediCana Mulethi Powder
Mulethi Finds a prominent place in Ayurvedic scriptures for various benefits and disease control. Botanical name is Glycyrrhiza glabra. Extensively used in classical Ayurvedic preparations which treats respiratory problems, obesity, skin infection, liver disorders, gastric problem, hormonal regulation, general debility, joint pain and many more. Mulethi, names ‘Licorice’ in English, ‘Mulethi’ or ‘Jethimadhu’ in Hindi, ‘Atimadhuram’ in Tamil, ‘Yashtimadhukam’ in Telugu, and ‘Jestimadh’ in Marathi. Herbal powder widely used to increase strength and stamina.
Healthful nutrients include vitamins, potassium, bioactive constituents like glycyrrhizin, anethole, sterols, tannins, flavonoids, biotin, resins, tannins, sucrose, iodine, saponins, niacin, isoflavones, chalcones, volatile oils, etc.
Benefits of Mulethi.
Promotes Digestion : The anti-flatulent property of the roots reduces the formation of gas in the alimentary canal, thus reducing flatulence, bloating and abdominal distension. Improves digestion and helps in better absorption of nutrients. Fibre in root powder also relieves constipation.,/p>
Respiratory Troubles : Powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-biotic, and anti-asthmatic properties which treat the common cold, cough and flu symptoms. It also liquify phlegm deposits within the chest and nasal cavities and hence eases breathing and helps the body to get rid of mucus. Beneficial in treating bronchitis and asthmatic conditions.
Treats Gastritis : The potent anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties of glycyrrhizic acid help suppress the toxic bacteria Helicobacter pylori and also prevents it from growing in the gut. Root powder soothes stomach lining and restores balance. Known as natural antacid which reduces excessive secretion of Hydrochloric Acid.
Wait loss : Presence of flavonoids helps body to shed excess weight faster. Fibre and essential nutrients satiates hunger and prevents overeating.
Manages High Cholesterol : Mulethi efficiently reduces bad cholesterol and triglycerides. Prevents plaque formation in blood vessels hence reduces possibilities of heart blocks.
Diabetes Control : Mulethi powder contains a phytoestrogen called glabridin, controls blood sugar level in body. It is observed production of insulin is activated from β-pancreatic cells. Also reduce breakdown of starch into glucose.
Immunity : Improves general stamina and energy level. Bio-active ingredients reduce general weakness and fatigue. Antimicrobial properties controls microbial infectins on human body. Improves function of Liver, Kidney.
Skin Care : Plays important role in various skin diseases. Free radical scavenger diminishes oxidative damages. Flushes out toxins from internal skin layers and treats acne and pimples. When used in the form of cleanser, toner or spot correcting gels, it reduces hyperpigmentation, dark circles to leave behind a spotless glowing skin.
• Mix 1 tbsp each of VediCana amla and mulethi powder with a spoonful of rosewater or milk and apply it all over your face. Use this face pack on alternate days to improve the radiance of your skin.
• In the case of oily skin, it is best to apply a face mask of a paste of mulethi powder and red sandalwood powder or Belamo Multani Mitti along with rose water to control excess secretion of sebum.
• In case of dry skin, add 10 drops of Kumkumadi or coconut oil in 2 tbsp of mulethi powder and smother it evenly on your face to improve complexion, and reduce blemishes and spots.
Side Effects :
Although this magical root, must not be taken in regular basis without proper Physicians consultation. Overdosage of mulethi powder may cause bloating or water retention in the body by reducing potassium and spiking sodium levels in the body.
It is strictly advised not to take mulethi powder during pregnancy or breastfeeding.