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    Ayurvedic Anti-Inflammatory Homemade Mouth Freshener

    The Ayurveda Experience January 16, 2017

    Ingredients:

    • ¼ cup flax seeds
    • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
    • ¼ cup sesame seeds
    • ¼ cup fennel seeds
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice
    • ½ tsp rock salt
    • ½  tsp brown sugar

     

    Instructions:

    1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, add the lemon juice and salt and mix well. Cover and keep aside for 1 hour.
    2. Dry roast the mix on a broad non-stick pan for 2 to 3 minutes until it starts giving off a good aroma.
    3. Cool slightly, add the brown sugar and mix well.
    4. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.
    5. Take ½ to 1 teaspoon of this mix, chew it and swallow when done. This will work as an all-natural mouth freshener and digestive aid.

    Comments: Fifty-seven percent of the total fatty acids in flaxseed oil is alpha-linoleic acid (ALA), one of three omega-3 fatty acids. When consumed, ALA is converted into the other, more powerful omega-3s, docosahexaeonic (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic (EPA) acids.In a study where volunteers consumed flaxseed oil for four weeks, the ALAs significantly decreased pro-inflammatory compounds. Sesame seeds provide a good amount of Copper – 0.7 mg 35% RDA per ounce. A mineral that is important for anti-inflammatory and antioxidant enzyme systems, copper is known for reducing pain and swelling associated with arthritis. Anethole, a compound that is a chief constituent of fennel is effective at blocking inflammation. Sunflower oil is rich in Vitamin E which in turn could be effective in reducing inflammation.

     

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