Taste: It is sweet and some sour in taste.
Structure: It is prepared by drying grapes and is found in Kabul, India and other countries.
Nature: It is cool in nature and sweet in taste.
Precautions: Taking over quantity of currant may be caused of fever.
Removing side effects: Cucumber (Khira) and sikanjvin remove all the side effects of currant.
Comparison: It can be compared with dry grapes (Munnakhha).
Currant enhances sperm count and appetite. It cures cough, heart pain and hoarseness. It calms vatta and pitta. After that, take currant to make the stomach soft and calms the blood warmth. It also makes the body strong and active. It clears the stomach and makes the brain sharp too.
Useful in different diseases:
1. Testicle enlargement: Eat currant daily to reduce one side enlargement of the testicle.
2. Hydrocoel: This disease is cured by taking currants regularly.
3. Constipation: Soak 25 grams currant, 4 pieces of dry grapes (Munnakhha), 2 pieces of fig tree and ¼-teaspoon powder of cassia angustifolia (Sanay) in one glass of water for sometime. After sometimes, crush this mixture in that water and filter it. Mix 2 spoons honey and juice of one lemon in this preparation and give it to the patient to drink on empty stomach in the morning. It is useful to eliminate constipation.
4. Mouth diseases: The patient should chew currant with black pepper because it helps to cure sores and blisters of the mouth.
5. Menstrual excretion problems: Soak 3 grams old currant in about 200 ml water at overnight. In the next morning, boil this mixture until it remains ¼ parts then filter it. After that, give this preparation to the suffered woman to cure all the types of problems of menstrual excretion.
6. Blood amoebic dysentery: Take currants’ juice with honey to prevent blood amoebic dysentery.
7. Heart pulsation: Crush 50 grams currant in water and boil it on fire. After that, give this preparation to the patient to make the heart pulsation normal and make strength to the heart.
8. Low blood pressure:
- Soak 50 grams gram and 25 grams currant in 2 cups of water overnight. In the next morning, chew currants and grams and drink remained water upon it. Using this process makes blood pressure normal within 3-4 weeks.
- Soak 20 to 25 currants in 150 ml water in a china soil pot at overnight. In the next morning, the patient should take these currants with chewing properly because it makes blood pressure and makes the body strong.
9. Body strength: Clean about 25 to 30 currants with lukewarm water in the morning thereafter cast them in raw milk. After one or half an hour, boil this mixture and then eat currants and drink remained milk upon it. Using this process enhances blood and ends cold of the body. It cures chronic disease, constipation and liver problems. It also ends excessive weakness.