From the Back of the Book:
Did you know that papaya, orange, lemon and pomegranate act as antidotes to high blood pressure
or amla and carrot are useful in controlling asthma
or guava and mosambi help in regulating constipation? In fact each and every fruit and vegetable has incredible curative properties, and offers a natural way to good health. Fruits & vegetables act as scavengers to our body, and drive away vitamins, minerals, proteins, fibers, aromatic compounds and host of other micro-nutrients. Grab this authentic, self-help, therapeutic guide to learn and apply the remarkable ways to combat naturally all kinds of ailments. Some examples -
· High B.P antidotes: Papaya, orange, lemon, pomegranate.
· Skin disease preventives: Apple, carrot, watermelon, lemon.
· Asthma prophylactics: Amla, carrot, pomegranate.
· Diarrhoea curatives: Pineapple, apple, anar.
· Constipation regulators: Guava, mosambi, apple.
· Digestion aid: Spinach (Palak)
· Diabetic Control: Bitter Ground (Karela)
· Jaundice & Diarrhoea Control: Carrot
About the Author:
Dr. Syed Aziz Ahmad did his M.Sc. from Gorakhpur University, M.Phil and Ph.D. from Aligarh Muslim University. He published 25 research papers and attended several conferences and seminars. He is supervising Ph.D. students in Organic Chemistry. His fields of specialization are chemical analysis of medicinal plants and folk medicines. Presently he is senior Reader in the Post-graduate Department of Chemistry, G.F. College, Shahjahanpur (U.P.).
Dr. Shiv Charan Sharma did his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from Agra University and Ph.D. from Rohilkhand University. He published about 30 research papers in national and international journals of repute and presented 13 papers in different conferences and seminars. He is supervising research scholars for their Ph.D. degree in the fields of Eco Physiology and Taxonomy of medicinal plants and Ethnobotany. Presently he is senior Reader in the Post-graduate Department of Botany, G.F. College, Shahjahanpur (U.P.).
"You're what you savour."- this proverbial maxim forms
the basis of 'Phytotherapy' or treatment with fruit and
vegetable extracts. The modern nutrition gurus and dieticians
call these extracts as 'Nutriceuticals'-an umbrella term for
dietary supplements. These are foods, as if especially created
by nature for people with specific diseases. Besides providing
alternative herbal cures, these act as health tonics to supply
vim, vigour and vitality.
The palliative and potent curative aspects of plant products
being natural in origin cause no side effects. Instead, these
products act as therapeutic or prophylactic medicines. Current
Ayurvedic researches by leading pharmaceutical R&D centres
around the world have proved their indomitable power to
cure or prevent a large number of diseases viz., arthritis, high-
cholesterol, hypertension, osteoporosis, diabetes, asthma, and
more. The attention of the readers may be drawn to a latest
finding by the Ajanta Pharmacy, which has developed the
world's first natural 'Carotene' product derived from carrot
extract that has proved highly effective in controlling diabetes
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