Healing foods are those that are beneficial in reviving certain diseases are listed on this page. These foods should be consumed raw, where possible.
Remedial foods can be recuperating and curing certain diseases like acidity, acid reflux, acne, arthritis, asthma, cancer, cholera, cold and cough, constipation, diabetes, dysentery, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood sugar, impotency, human intestinal worms, jaundice, kidney stones, muscles, piles, pimples, teeth and gum problems, ulcers, whooping cough, wounds, etc.
Eating broccoli can prevent osteoarthritis
Scientists at the University of East Anglia have revealed (Mirror, Aug 2013) that eating broccoli could help avoid suffering of osteoarthritis due to a compound sulforaphane, found mainly in the vegetable like broccoli. Eating broccoli might have rehabilitating benefits for people with osteoarthritis and even protect them from developing the disease.
- Acidity: Grapefruit, Coconut, Groundnut, Honey, Jaggery, Yogurt (Curd)
- Arthritis: Apple, Banana, Mango, Cucumber, Garlic
- Asthma: Garlic
- Healing foods for Cancer: Carrot, Garlic, Lime, Lemon
- Cholera: Bitter Gourd (Karela), Coconut water, Cucumber, Onions
- Cold and Cough: Garlic, Ginger, Lime, Lemon
- Constipation: Almonds, Cabbage, Carrot, Cucumber, Lime, Lettuce, Banana, Beet Root (Chukandar), Corn, Cucumber, Dates, Figs, Raisins, Soyabeans, Spinach, Whole wheet (bread, pudding)
- Diabetes: Bengal Gram, Bitter Gourd (Karela), Fenugreek (Methi seeds), Grapefruit, Indian goosberry (Amla), Groundnuts, Jambu Fruit (Jamun), Kidneybeans (Rajmah), Lime, Lettuce, Mango leaves, Soyabeans
- Diarrhea, Dysentery: Banana, Carrot, Garlic, Groundnuts, Indian goosberry (Amla), Jambul Fruit (Rose apple, Jamun), Mango seeds, Pomegranate (Anar)
- Heart Disease: Cabbage, Carrot, Honey, Apple, Asparagus (Soot Mooli) Garlic, Onions, Oranges, Grapes, Grapefruit, Indian goosberry (Amla), Lime, Lemon, Raisins
- High Blood Pressure: Apple, Banana, Garlic, Lime, lemon, oats, Onions, psyllium husk (Isabgole)
- Foods good for High Cholesterol: Apple, Curry patta, Garlic, Grapefruit, Lime, Lemon, Oats, Psyllium husk, Raisins, Soya Beans, Sunflower seeds
- High Blood Sugar: Bitter melon (Karela), Fenugreek
- Immune system : Watermelon is packed with glutathione, which helps boost immune system. It is also a source of vitamin C, potassium and lycopene - the cancer fighting oxidant.
- Inflammation : Cherries, garlic, Turmeric.
- Impotency: Almonds, Black gram (Urad Dal)
- Intestinal Worms: Carrot, Freshly ground Coconut Papya, Tomatoes, Pomegranate(Anar)
- Jaundice: Radish, Sugarcane
- Healing of Kidney Stones: Apple, Tomato(?)
- Peptic Ulcer: Lime
- Piles or hemorrhoids: Beet Root (Chukandar), Bitter Gourd (Karela), Figs, Jambul Fruit (Rose apple, Jamun), Onions, Radish, Lime, Pigeon Pea (Red Gram, Arhar Dal)
- The healing foods for Acne or Pimples: Cucumber Juice (apply on face), Lime, Lemon
- Teeth remedies, Gum remedies: Lime, Fresh Groundnut, Apple, Onions, Pomegranate (Anar) rind powder, Spinach
- Whooping Cough: Garlic, Onion
There are several teas for almost all ailments like ginger tes, peppermint tea, lemon balm tea, hibiscus tea, etc.