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Kandhari Home Therapy

The following are the list of ideas developed from our Afghan Hindu Community.   The information was collected from personal experience and conversation with various elder people from the community.

General Information

Generally, Jawain, Soifa, cardimon are good to have in day to day basis to avoid digestive problems.

ymptoms Solution Method/Comments
Cold Karaa You may purchase Karaa flower & leaves from Indian store. Boil it water and drink it like a hot tea.
Cough Roasted Jawain Take some Jawain and roast it on top of ‘tava’ or a pan. and take it with salty black hot tea.
Gas Jawain Just take a little of jawain. You may drink water, if you wish.
General Weakness Tukh Merian Wash the water very carefully.  Drink in water or milk.  You may add Ruh Afza sherbet or sugar.
Headaches Bedana Crush couple of quince seeds.  Boil in water or drink in cold water
General weakness (heat) Ishkampara Add some to cold water and leave it overnight.  Drink it the next morning
Digestive Problems Sheema Grind jawain, soifa, misry, cardimon into fine powder.  Add into water just prior to giving.

Infants/Children

Symptoms Solution Method/Comments
Cold Gul Benosha Add a few flowers to the water and boil for a few minutes
Gas, Cough Jawain Roast Jawain and then grind into  a powder
Gas, general digestive problems Sheema Grind jawain, soifa, misry, cardimon into fine powder.  Add into water just prior to giving.

 

Cough (bad) Malangian
Kawa Boil rose leaves (gulab), black gira, misry, big cardimon, white gira, orange peel, lachi in water for several minutes.  Sieve and the liquid.
Fever Khak Sheer
Bartang Add in cold water.
Roasted bartang Heat sugar.  Add water when it turns brown.  Add bartang.

Women (Post Labor)

Ingredient Procedure
Khak Sheer Wash it.  Add misry. Leave it covered under stars.  Drink it the next morining.  Repeat twice more.

 

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