English Name : Dry Ginger Powder
Botanical Name : Zingiber Officinalis
Tamil Name : சுக்கு / Chukku, Inchi
Hindi Name : अदरक / Adrak
Malayalam Name : ഇഞ്ചി / Inchi, Enchi
Telugu Name : అల్లపు చెట్టు, అల్లము, శొంటి / Allam, Allamu, Allamu chettu, Shonti
Dried ginger or Chukku is one of the spices that have a unique taste and effective medicinal properties to cure many diseases. It is also used to make dishes, cakes, and added to many foods. Dried ginger is made by first washing and soaking overnight and then drying the fresh ginger out in the sun. Calcium carbonate is added to bleach the dried ginger sometimes to gives it a whitish covering. We mostly used the powdered form of Dried ginger which is easy to store having a long life of more than six months. Due to the different health benefits of dry ginger, you can add this to your diet.
Health Benefits of Chukku Podi
Mix 50 gm of ginger powder with amla powder. Mix it with water and drink it morning and evening to avoid obesity.
A paste of dried ginger can be used o cure headaches when applied to the forehead. Dried ginger tea makes you relieved from muscle pains that are fibromyalgia symptoms, headache, vomiting.
If you have a throat infection or throat pain then apply a dried ginger paste on the throat so that it will be cured.
Indigestion & Diarrhea
Dried ginger powder boiled in one tumbler of water with milk and sugar or jaggery. Drank as a coffee to cure indigestion and diarrhea.
It also cures stomach pain and fever. Sukku powder with lemon juice taken to cure stomach problems. It also cures ordinary and severe stomach pain.
Dry ginger powder, salt, and cloves in a well paste twice a day can relieve cold symptoms, or mix the dry ginger powder with Jaggery.
Dry ginger powder mixed with sugar cane juice can be used in the early hours of the day to prevent stomach irritation.
Dry ginger powder has anti-inflammatory properties and is beneficial for gout. Mix this powder with 2-3 tablespoons of water and bring to a boil. Drink this water to cure swollen joints and relieve pain.
Combining both dry ginger powder and sugar with soft coconut water can cure chest pain in the long run.
Take 1 tablespoon of dried ginger powder and mix with an equal amount of baking soda. If you gently massage your body with this mixture during bathing, you will get rid of dirt and you will feel refreshed.
This dry ginger powder contains Thermogenic agents that burn fat and treat obesity. Take this powder to increase the metabolic rate of burning fat stored in the body. It is also used to reduce body fat and triglyceride levels.
Ginger tea is the best solution to reduce unwanted fat. If you drink a cup of warm water with half a teaspoon of dried ginger powder daily, the excess weight will be reduced. This is a good natural way to lose weight.
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider the medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without the chemical interactions that assure the natural herb powders.