7 Benefits Of Clay Utensils In Ayurveda

7 Benefits Of Clay Utensils In Ayurveda | Ayurveda Merits Of Clay Utensils

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Benefits Of Clay Utensils are countless still I manage to come here with most useful 7 benefits. The human body is made up of basic five elements( Mahabhutas) and after death the body is absorbed by these mahabhutas. One of these five elements is earth.  If the soil is said to be the most useful item of nature, it is not wrong.  Not only this the earthenware are also a great contribution to sustainability. This is a way to understand the deep importance of clay utensils(read more for history of clay utensils) in human lifes for healthy body and mind.

Indigestion and gas problem

gas problem

The food cooked in the Clay untensils is easy to digest and prevents the problem of gas during digestion.  In the same way, the water kept in an earthen pot is more digestive and helps in digesting food because the water in the pot receives more oxygen and the water hardness is absorbed by the pot pores.

Taste of food increases with nutrition.

food and ayurveda

 Benefits of Clay untensils we get from the cooking in the clay utensils. The earthernware demand a slow cooking process .Slow cooking process retains all the nutrients of the food that we cook and hence the food is much tastier and healthier.

Less oil required

clay pot cooking

  Foremost health benefits of clay untensils come from its ability to circulate steam throughout cooking.  This provides plenty of moisture that you can cook with less oil and fat.

Balance body heat

body heat

The food cooked in clay utensils and the water kept in an earthen pot has cold nature. It reduces the body heat, If a person feels hot in the summer heat, then he should be fed cold water of the pot again and again. The coolness present with Oxygen make the body cool and will absorb heat of the body.

Nutrients present in food are not destroyed but enhanced

nutrition food

 Reheating the food always leads to loss of nutrition but if you cook in a clay pot it retains the temperature for a longer time and no worries for reheating. One of the benefits of Clay utensils is that ,the pores of soil in it allows both moisture and heat to circulate through the food, which results in slow cooking yet aromatic food.  It also retains the nutrition of the food.

P.H value of food

mitti ke bartan

Clay utensils protects against many diseases. Since Clay is alkaline in nature and when food is cooked it neutralizes the PH balance of food and hence acts as a natural detox. You will be surprised to know that mud contains all the possible vitamins; even Vitamin B12.

Satisfaction from eating

traditional food making

Pottery has a different type of Soil fragrance of earth. This ‘Bhini Bhini’ fragrance is that part of nature that makes the human brain experience a different kind of satisfaction, thus Meal prepaired in clay utensils increase mental satisfaction and peace of eating food.

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