CANCER

Carrot, grapes, raisins. Complete 100% carrot or grape juice diet is highly recommended and claims to cure cancer completely. Johanna Brandt in her book “The grape cure” describes how grapes cured her completely of her nine-year battle with cancer.

CATARACT

Orange juice with water. Grapes and all seasonal fruits. Sesame is particularly useful. Vitamins B, C,

E are particularly helpful.

CIRRHOSIS OF THE LIVER

Beetroot, lemon, papaya, grapes, apple, pears, grape fruit, orange, pine apple, peaches. Use of salt should be restricted.

COLITIS

Carrot juice is the best. Pears, pine apple, papaya, ripe banana and raw cabbage are also good. Citrus fruit juices should be avoided. Juices can be diluted with a little boiled water.

COLD

Juices of apple, pears, grapes, grape-fruit, orange, pine apple, peaches, melon. Banana and jack fruit should be avoided.

CONJUNCTIVITIS

Apple, orange, pears, grape fruit, grapes, pine apple, carrot, banana to be avoided .Vitamins A & B2 are valuable for the treatment of conjunctivitis.

CONSTIPATION

All fruits except jack-fruit and banana. Most helpful fruits are grapes, papaya, mango, grape-fruit, pears, figs, orange, goose berries. Dry-fruits are also good. Green leafy vegetables like spinach, french-beans, carrot, lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, turnip, beetroot are most helpful. Alfalfa,’ and moong sprouts are also useful.

COUGH

Carrot, spinach, blackberry, grape­fruit, lemon or pine-apple juices or as fruits.

DANDRUFF

Apple, pears, grapes, grapefruit, pine apple & peaches are good.

DEFECTIVE VISION

All foods containing vitamin A viz. raw spinach, turnip tops, paneer, butter, lettuce, carrot, cabbage, orange, dates, wheat germ, soya bean, green-peas & fresh fruits are recommended.

DEPRESSION

Plenty of fresh fruits, green veg­etables and sprouts viz. alfalfa & moong. Cottage cheese & butter milk are also useful.

DIABETES

Spring beans, celery, cucumber, bitter gourd, jambul fruit, (espe­cially the seed which can be dried and powdered and taken with curd or water), citrus fruits & green leafy vegetables.

DIARRHOEA

In case of acute symptoms, com­plete fasting is best for a day or two. Gradually juices of fruits and carrot juice & soups can be taken.

Other juices are pomegranate, spinach, ripe banana, and orange in case of chronic diarrhoea.

dysentery

Orange juice & butter milk in acute dysentery. Gradually other fruit juices are taken i.e. ripe banana, pomegranate, lemon, pine apple, celery, spinach or parsley.

 

FRUITY SHRIKHAND

1 cup shrikhand

10-12 seedless grapes

1 small apple

1 mango (preferably alfanso)

1 chickoo

1 cup pomegranate

Cut grapes into half.

Core and dice apple.

Cut mango and chickoo into small cubes.

Mix fruits, shrikhand and serve immediately.

 

AMRUT AAHAR

A COOK BOOK OF UNCOOKED FOOD

SHEHNAZ A. THANAWALA