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Daikon Radish Benefits (According to Ayurveda)

How Does This Ayurvedic Food Improve Wellness?

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Footnote: The information for this article was in part gathered from a 2019 study and survey of 24 students of Ayurveda who experimented with daikon. During the study, students ate daikon for 3 days and journaled the pharmacological effects. This study was sponsored by the Joyful Belly School of Ayurveda, and specifically the Mastering Ayurvedic Digestion & Nutrition certification course.


When I first saw it, daikon reminded me of an alien. Daikon means 'fat root' in Japanese. But this fat root, resembling an albino carrot, has a feisty kick. Bite into daikon, and you'll be exhilarated by its fresh crisp and crunchiness. Daikon is known for its ability to break up stagnation and sluggishness. As a hot bitter, daikon is earthy and penetrating. It stimulates the body, while sharpening mental focus.

Daikon radishes are quite versatile, culinary speaking. This a good thing because it can take a while to eat your way through a monster radish that can grow as large as your arm, or even your leg. Although heavy to carry, daikon can lighten up any dish.

Daikon has been called the "radish with soul" because of its spirited peppery taste and heroic size. This bull in the china shop is straightforward and honest. It puts up a fight. It stimulates and energizes you. But if you're looking for something more tame, Daikon's sharp taste transitions to a milder sweetness upon cooking. A bitter aftertaste lingers, however. And, it is this bitter heat that is the magic of Daikon, and a sure sign of its kapha pacifying nature.

As daikon purges fluids from your body, it also stimulates digestion, and encourages healthy elimination. This record setting radish is a great addition to any cleanse. More recent studies suggest this monster root is the newest heart-healthy vegetable, helping to protect coronary blood vessels and prevent heart disease and stroke.

Cleanse Excess Water Weight

In Chinese medicine, daikon is said to have "bland" taste. This doesn't mean lack of taste. Rather, bland taste implies low calorie content. As a natural diuretic, daikon can help you shed excess water weight. It induces dryness. It flushes the kidneys, cleansing the blood and imparting a sense of lightness. It dries up feelings of lethargy, sluggishness and being "weighed down."

Together, the dry, light, and warm qualities of daikon are a fitting combination. It boosts sluggish metabolism and energizes your whole being.

Daikon are a rich source of insoluble fiber. This type of fiber is helpful for regulating elimination. By flushing the kidneys and bowels, Daikon rids the body of toxicity.

Lung Clearing and Nasal Decongestant

From chest tightness to walking pneumonia, daikon is a first choice root for all watery lung conditions. Heat and dryness often work in tandem, especially in the lungs. Next time you eat daikon, notice how the heat of daikon spreads from your mouth to a warm glow in your belly. From there, the warmth rises up to the chest as Daikon's heat begins to circulate in the blood. One client notes, "My chest was opening with warmth after eating Daikon." Another explains, "My mouth feels hot after chewing. The heat comes up through my sinuses."

Daikon's heat works to clear and open passageways in the lungs, helping to melt and break up and flush out phlegm and mucus. One student notes, "My cheeks feel warm and my nose is much more clear." Daikon induces clarity, like a clear blue sky expanding open over the dry desert. It opens nasal passages and gently dissolves mucus.

Flushes Puffiness From The Skin

Daikon cleans the skin. As daikon pushes heat upwards, it begins to move outwards from the core to the skin. It opens pores and can even make you sweat. In the body, heat generally rises and moves outward in this spreading manner. One student enjoyed this heat, "My heartbeat went up," she said. "It made my head feel warm, clear, and light." As the heat penetrates throughout your body, it facilitates a melting action of all stagnated fluids. This includes the blood, respiratory tract and the skin. Daikon notably flushes the skin of puffiness.

Another student notes, less favorably, that, "daikon made me break into a cold sweat." Once blood vessels are dilated and pores are open in the skin, heat is rapidly lost. This makes daikon ultimately a "cooling diaphoretic." Take caution, as you could easily catch a chill by eating Daikon on a cold day. Instead, dress warmly when using daikon on a cold day. This will help you retain the heat, so it doesn't simply radiate away from your body.

Clears Stomach Heaviness & Indigestion

That warm feeling mentioned earlier makes daikon a great digestive. Daikon clears heaviness and food stagnation from the upper GI. The sharp, hot nature of daikon stokes digestion and stokes the digestive fire (agni). This make daikon a great remedy for digestive ailments induced by a weak or cold metabolism, such as gas, burping, or poor appetite. Daikon is a fantastic source of the digestive enzymes amylase and esterase. These enzymes become more readily available when daikon is grated or shredded.

A Joyful Belly student testifies, "my gut felt warm but comfortable." Another notes "my tongue felt cleaner and my breath fresh." A clean tongue and fresh breath is a sign that your body is clean, that there is less fermentation in the GI. Vata individuals should use caution though, as the light, dry and airy components of daikon can have the reverse effect. If daikon makes you too dry it can actually create gas. For Kapha individuals, Daikon's bitter heat offsets the richness of any heavy dish.

Summary

Daikon is a hot, drying bitter that clears stagnation. It is especially useful for the lungs. An Ancient Chinese Proverb states, "When white radishes are in season, doctors should take a break". Experiment for yourself and add daikon into your repertoire of holistic remedies. You'll surely enjoy the crisp and mild pungency that it offers.

About Daikon Radish

Daikon is native to southeast and east Asia. From white to purple to green to pink, Daikon comes in several varieties. It's also known as white radish, winter radish, long white radish, oriental radish, and mooli. In Japan, many types of pickles are made with daikon, including takuan. Takuan is a very popular daikon pickle somewhat like kimchi but with a more satisfying crunch. Daikon may be grated and mixed with soy sauce and citrus juice to form ponzu, a condiment. The radish may be shredded and served as a crunchy salad. In Bangladesh it is served atop fish mixed with lime juice, chilis and coriander. There is an art to consuming daikon. Compared to radish, the peppery taste of daikon is a bit more subtle, making is suitable for salads and soups. Daikon connoisseurs note the closest part to the leaves is said to be the sweetest. The end of the root has the most bite. However, all parts of daikon can be eaten, including leafy greens. But beware, the leafy greens are much spicier.

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SERVING SIZE: 1/2 c
SPECIES: Raphanus sativus
FAMILY: Brassicaceae

EAT IN: SPRING

Biocharacteristics of Daikon Radish

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INCREASES
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Increases These Biocharacteristics (Gunas)

Functional Ayurveda helps you assess imbalances through 20 main biocharacteristics (gunas). Aggravating these characteristics weakens your body and causes imbalance. By knowing which characteristics are habitually imbalanced in your body, you will be able to identify and correct imbalances before you get sick. Every characteristic has an opposite which balances it (i.e. hot balances cold). You restore balance by favoring diet and lifestyle choices that increase the opposite characteristic.

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CLEAR

ABOUT CLEAR BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Clear refers to anything that cleanses or flushes out wastes, or that digests ama.

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DRY

ABOUT DRY BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Dry is identified by lack of moisture, lack of fat, or anything that causes diuresis.

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HOT

ABOUT HOT BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Hot is identified by increased body temperature, metabolism, or inflammation.

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LIQUEFIED

ABOUT LIQUEFIED BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Substances that thin fluids (lower viscosity of blood plasma). These may include blood thinners or mucolytic herbs.

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MOBILE

ABOUT MOBILE BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Mobile refers to anything that stimulates the nervous system, muscles, or activity.

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TASTES
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The 6 Tastes

Taste is used to sense the most basic properties and effects of food. Each taste has a specific medicinal effect on your body. Cravings for food with certain tastes indicate your body is craving specific medicinal results from food. Taste is experienced on the tongue and represents your body's reaction to foods. Sweet taste causes physical satisfaction and attraction whereas bitter taste causes discomfort and aversion. Kapha should use less sweet taste while Vata and Pitta would benefit from using more sweet taste. One of the first signs of illness is that your taste and appetite for food changes. The six tastes are sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter, and astringent. Do you crave foods with any of the tastes below?

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PUNGENT

ABOUT PUNGENT BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Pungency is characterized by irritation, or sharp, spicy foods that irritate the mouth such as black pepper.

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DOSHAS
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The Three Doshas / Body Types

According to the biocharacteristic theory of medicine, people tend to get sick, over and over again, due to habitual causes and imbalances that are unique to the person. Your body type summarizes this tendency, showing you the 'type' of conditions and imbalances that frequently challenge your health & wellness. Using body type, you can also identify remedies likely to improve your strength and resiliency. Your body type identifies physical and mental characteristics as well as your personal strengths and weaknesses. The calculation of your body type is based on your medical history.

The 3 functional body types (doshas), are Catabolic (Vata), Metabolic (Pitta), and Anabolic (Kapha). Catabolic individuals tend to break down body mass into energy. They are easily stimulated, hyperactive, underweight and dry. Metabolic individuals tend to burn or use energy. They tend to be rosy-cheeked, easily irritated, focused, driven, and easily inflamed. Anabolic individuals tend to store energy as body mass. If they store too much energy, they could gain weight easily and have congestion. Anabolic people tend to be stable and grounded.

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PACIFIES
Kapha pacifying
AGGRAVATES
Pitta aggravating Vata aggravating
HAS THE FOLLOWING
Subtaste:
Acrid

ACRID

Acrid taste is a combination of bitter and pungent tastes. Example include radish, turnip, and coffee.

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Bland

BLAND

Bland means doesn't have much taste. In Chinese medicine, bland taste refers to afood without little macronutrients, such as cabbage, radish or bok choy.

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Moves Energy:
Outward

OUTWARD

Outward-moving substances stimulate circulation, push heat towards the skin, or are stimulating.

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Tissue (dhatu):
Blood Plasma Lymph

BLOOD-PLASMA-LYMPH

Plasma (Rasa Dhatu) includes plasma, white blood cells, and lymph.

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Subdosha: Kapha Avalambaka, Kapha Bodhaka, Kapha Kledaka, Vayu Prana
Affinity: Cleanse And Detox, Respiratory Health
Family: Brassicaceae
HERBAL ACTIONS
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Medicinal Benefits, Uses & Herbal Actions of Daikon Radish
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Experiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.

Warms Abdomen

WARMS-ABDOMEN

Warms the muscles and organs of the abdomen, stimulating digestion and metabolism.

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Digestive

DIGESTIVE

Herbs that encourage healthy digestion.

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Spleen Tonic

SPLEEN-TONIC

An herb that strengthens spleen function by improving strength of the blood. Spleen tonics Builds agni, brighten the person's appearances & firms up tissues.

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Breaks Up

BREAKS-UP

The Sanskrit word for breaking up congealed matter / clogs in the body. Often used for constipation. Be careful with herbs that have Bhedana action.

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General Laxative

GENERAL-LAXATIVE

Promotes a bowel movement. General laxative is an umbrella term that refers to several different types of laxatives.

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Stimulates Crown

STIMULATES-CROWN

Creates a feeling of awareness or tension in the area at the top of the head.

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Refreshing

REFRESHING

Stimulates and wakes up the body, leaving it feeling cool, fresh, and energized.

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Stimulates Energy

STIMULATES-ENERGY

This category groups thyroid and adrenal stimulating herbs.

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Diaphoretic

DIAPHORETIC

An herb that induces sweating, often by dilating blood vessels close to the skin.

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Warms Chest

STRONG WARMS-CHEST

Warms the chest and lungs, clearing mucus and allowing for clear breathing. Often these herbs are hot, aromatic, and pungent.

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Clears Sinuses

CLEARS-SINUSES

Cleanses sinuses by draining excess mucus, allowing for clear, easy breathing.

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Flushes Sinuses

FLUSHES-SINUSES

An herb that relieves sinus congestion by flushing out mucus.

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Bronchodilator

STRONG BRONCHODILATOR

An herb that encourages the widening or opening of the lung airways. They are helpful in wheezing and asthma.

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Decongestant

DECONGESTANT

An herb that reduces mucus production often by restricting blood flow to mucus membranes.

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Expectorant

EXPECTORANT

Expectorants help you eliminate mucus from the lungs. These herbs often work by increasing the quantity of mucus, or thinning the mucus. Expectorants are indicated when phlegm congests the lower respiratory tract.

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Lung Tonic

LUNG-TONIC

Strengthens the lungs. Lung tonics include antifibrotic, vessel tonic, or nourishing herbs with an affinity for the lungs. They aid recovery in acute or chronic lung conditions.

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Mucolytic

MUCOLYTIC

An herb that breaks apart mucus, liquefying the mucus.

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Anti Inflammatory

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY

Reduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.

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Immune Stimulant

IMMUNE-STIMULANT

Stimulates and strengthens the immune system. Helpful when fighting off a cold or flu.

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Cardiac Stimulant

CARDIAC-STIMULANT

Herbs that increase the heart rate. Useful in cardiovascular health, blood stagnation, and subjective feeling of heaviness in the chest area.

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Warms Head

WARMS-HEAD

An herb that increases sensations of heat and warmth in the head.

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Blood Thinner

BLOOD-THINNER

Herbs that thin the blood. Helpful for people with heart disease or clogged circulation.

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Diuretic

DIURETIC

Herbs that promote urine formation, thereby flushing the kidneys and urinary tract while eliminating any excess water retention. As diuretics reduce water retention, they are often used to reduce blood pressure.

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Cholagogue

CHOLAGOGUE

Cholagogues stimulate the production & release of bile from the liver & gallbladder. This refreshes and cleanses these organs, as well as increases bile in the small intestines.

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Constituents:
Aromatase Inhibitor

AROMATASE-INHIBITOR

Blocks estrogen synthesis by inhibiting conversion of progesterone and testosterone into estrogen.

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Mustard

Mustard has these Actions in Common

Spleen-tonic, Warms-chest, Cardiac-stimulant, Diaphoretic, Expectorant, Stimulates-energy, Warms-head, Breaks-up, Clears-sinuses, Digestive, Flushes-sinuses, Warms-abdomen, Bronchodilator, Decongestant, Diuretic

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Mustard Powder

Mustard Powder has these Actions in Common

Bronchodilator, Decongestant, Diuretic, Spleen-tonic, Warms-chest, Cardiac-stimulant, Diaphoretic, Expectorant, Stimulates-energy, Warms-head, Breaks-up, Clears-sinuses, Digestive, Flushes-sinuses, Warms-abdomen

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Mustard Seed

Mustard Seed has these Actions in Common

Warms-chest, Cardiac-stimulant, Diaphoretic, Expectorant, Stimulates-energy, Warms-head, Breaks-up, Clears-sinuses, Digestive, Flushes-sinuses, Warms-abdomen, Bronchodilator, Decongestant, Diuretic, Spleen-tonic

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Garlic (raw)

Garlic (raw) has these Actions in Common

Bronchodilator, Decongestant, Expectorant, Lung-tonic, Warms-chest, Cardiac-stimulant, Diaphoretic, Flushes-sinuses, Mucolytic, Blood-thinner, Cholagogue, Diuretic, General-laxative, Warms-abdomen

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Horseradish

Horseradish has these Actions in Common

Digestive, Flushes-sinuses, Refreshing, Clears-sinuses, Diuretic, General-laxative, Warms-abdomen, Cardiac-stimulant, Diaphoretic, Expectorant, Mucolytic, Warms-chest, Cholagogue

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Wasabi

Wasabi has these Actions in Common

Cholagogue, Digestive, Flushes-sinuses, Refreshing, Clears-sinuses, Diuretic, General-laxative, Warms-abdomen, Cardiac-stimulant, Diaphoretic, Expectorant, Mucolytic, Warms-chest

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Basil

Basil has these Actions in Common

Bronchodilator, Diaphoretic, Immune-stimulant, Warms-head, Cardiac-stimulant, Digestive, Lung-tonic, Anti-inflammatory, Decongestant, Diuretic, Spleen-tonic

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Scallions (Raw)

Scallions (Raw) has these Actions in Common

Clears-sinuses, Digestive, Mucolytic, Decongestant, Diuretic, Spleen-tonic, Blood-thinner, Diaphoretic, Expectorant, Warms-chest

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Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne Pepper has these Actions in Common

Cardiac-stimulant, Digestive, Mucolytic, Decongestant, Expectorant, Spleen-tonic, Anti-inflammatory, Diaphoretic, Flushes-sinuses, Warms-chest

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Green Tea

Green Tea has these Actions in Common

Bronchodilator, Diuretic, Stimulates-crown, Anti-inflammatory, Cardiac-stimulant, Refreshing, Stimulates-energy, Blood-thinner, Digestive, Spleen-tonic

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Herb Supplements with a Similar Nature to Daikon Radish

Holy Basil Leaf (Tulsi)

Holy Basil Leaf (Tulsi) has these Actions in Common

Expectorant, Anti-inflammatory, Lung-tonic, Bronchodilator, Refreshing, Cardiac-stimulant, Stimulates-crown, Clears-sinuses, Stimulates-energy, Decongestant, Warms-chest, Diaphoretic, Warms-head, Diuretic

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Inhale Steam

Inhale Steam has these Actions in Common

Expectorant, Flushes-sinuses, Lung-tonic, Mucolytic, Anti-inflammatory, Warms-chest, Bronchodilator, Warms-head, Clears-sinuses, Decongestant, Diaphoretic

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Hot Shower

Hot Shower has these Actions in Common

Mucolytic, Bronchodilator, Warms-chest, Cardiac-stimulant, Warms-head, Clears-sinuses, Decongestant, Diaphoretic, Expectorant, Flushes-sinuses

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Hot Bath

Hot Bath has these Actions in Common

Decongestant, Diaphoretic, Expectorant, Flushes-sinuses, Mucolytic, Bronchodilator, Warms-chest, Cardiac-stimulant, Warms-head, Clears-sinuses

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Epsom Salt Bath

Epsom Salt Bath has these Actions in Common

Cardiac-stimulant, Warms-head, Clears-sinuses, Decongestant, Diaphoretic, Expectorant, Flushes-sinuses, Mucolytic, Bronchodilator, Warms-chest

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Deodar (Himalayan Cedar, Devadaru)

Deodar (Himalayan Cedar, Devadaru) has these Actions in Common

Anti-inflammatory, Warms-chest, Bronchodilator, Warms-head, Cardiac-stimulant, Decongestant, Digestive, Diuretic, Refreshing, Stimulates-energy

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Angelica

Angelica has these Actions in Common

Expectorant, Immune-stimulant, Blood-thinner, Lung-tonic, Bronchodilator, Stimulates-energy, Cardiac-stimulant, Decongestant, Diaphoretic, Digestive

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Elecampane

Elecampane has these Actions in Common

Stimulates-energy, Bronchodilator, Cardiac-stimulant, Diaphoretic, Digestive, Diuretic, Expectorant, Immune-stimulant, Lung-tonic

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Thyme White Essential Oil - 1/3 oz

Thyme White Essential Oil - 1/3 oz has these Actions in Common

Mucolytic, Spleen-tonic, Bronchodilator, Stimulates-energy, Decongestant, Diaphoretic, Digestive, Expectorant, Lung-tonic

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Breath of Fire / Shining Skull (Kapalbhati Pranayama)

Breath of Fire / Shining Skull (Kapalbhati Pranayama) has these Actions in Common

General-laxative, Lung-tonic, Refreshing, Stimulates-crown, Cardiac-stimulant, Stimulates-energy, Decongestant, Digestive, Expectorant

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Bellows Breath (Bhastrika Pranayama)

Bellows Breath (Bhastrika Pranayama) has these Actions in Common

Expectorant, General-laxative, Lung-tonic, Refreshing, Stimulates-crown, Cardiac-stimulant, Stimulates-energy, Decongestant, Digestive

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TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMS

Daikon Radish may be beneficial for these symptoms. The suitability of any food for a condition is highly dependent on the individual. Please see your doctor before using this food to treat a medical condition.

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About John Joseph Immel

About the Author

John Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda biocharacteristics. His approach to Ayurveda is clinical, yet exudes an ease which many find enjoyable and insightful. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda, offering professional clinical training in Ayurveda for over 15 years.

John's interest in Ayurveda and specialization in digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, as well as public service work in South Asia. John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion. John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing. In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.

John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots, and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church. Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick. That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well. Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his wife and 7 kids, and pursuing his love of theology, philosophy, and language.

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