How to Make Milk with Almonds, Rose Petal & Saffron (Thandai)
PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 0 MINUTES
Grind fennel seeds and cardamom in coffee grinder. Add all ingredients to a blender and puree until completely smooth. Serve cold.
How Can Milk with Almonds, Rose Petal & Saffron (Thandai) Make You Feel Great?
Anti-InflammatoryOne sip of Milk with Saffron, Almonds, & Rose gives the relief of moving from the blazing sun to protective shade of a tree. This immediate cooling effect lets you know that this recipe is anti-inflammatory. Milk soothes an irritated GI tract while rose, saffron, and fennel are all cooling to you tissues.
Rare Cooling SpicesAlthough many spices are heating, fennel is tempered by a cool quality the calms the mind and increases clarity. As a diuretic it relieves Pitta, flushing and soothing burning sensations in the urinary tract and detoxifying the blood. Fennel has been shown to protect the liver of experimental animals from chemical toxicity.
Rose and saffron are also a cooling aromatic that soothes overheated pitta types any day of the week.
Cooling Blood PurifierSaffron is a nourishing purifier that invigorates and moves the blood while cooling it. Saffron breaks up blood clots and clears liver stagnation. While most blood movers are heating, saffron is unique among blood movers for its cooling properties. This makes saffron a useful herb for Pitta disorders with blood stagnation, including inflammation, arthritis, acne, and hepatitis.
WHY SHOULD YOU EAT AYURVEDICALLY?Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. An Ayurvedic diet is tailored to your individual body type and the specific imbalances you are working with at any given time. Foods that supplement your specific body type’s needs and digest easily create your menu. Watch as you eat less but feel more satisfied because what you are eating truly nourishes you. Since Ayurveda believes all disease begins in the digestive tract, food is your first medicine. By eating a healthy diet that’s ideal for your body, you experience optimal health.
Is Milk with Almonds, Rose Petal & Saffron (Thandai) Good for Me?
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Bone & Joint:
BONE-TONICAn herb that strengthens the bones and joints.
Energy Vitality Strength:
Heart & Circulation:
BLOOD-TONICAn herb that produces more blood cells in the body or otherwise strengthens blood. Helpful for anemia and other types of deficiency.
APHRODISIACHerbs that increase sexual arousal through various actions including increased circulation, relaxation, stimulation, or tonics that strengthen glandular health.
Skin Care & Beauty:
SKIN-TONICAn herb that strengthens and nourishes skin, improving tone, color, moisture and complexion.
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How to Use Food AyurvedicallyHOW DOES EATING AYURVEDICALLY MAKE YOU FEEL?
Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. Food digests with ease when right for your body type (dosha). Healthy digestion is seen as the cornerstone of well-being in Ayurveda. Healthy digestion generally prevents illness. If you do get sick, a strong digestive fire reduces the severity of illness and increases your resilience. It also improves your mood. Once you begin eating Ayurvedically, you will feel refreshed, vital and strong.
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