Gram increases the body strength and appetite in meal. Toasted dried gram is very dry in nature and cures the vatta and leprosy. Boiled gram is soft, pungent, digestible, light and cool in nature and reduces sperm count. It ends bile disorders and brings phlegm out.
Name in different languages:
English : Gram
Hindi : Chana, Chhola
Sanskrit : Chanak, Harimathak
Bengali : Chholargaachh
Marathi : Chane
Gujarat : Chana
Parsian : Narbud
Arabic : Humas
Color: Gram is red, yellow and brown.
Taste: It is vapid.
Structure: It is very famous grain.
Nature: It is hot in nature.
Precaution: Taking over quantity of gram may be harmful for bladder.
Bad effects Removal: Gulakanda (which is prepared by mixing rose petals with sugar) removes the bad effects of gram.
Compare: It can be compared with cow pea (lobiya).
- Gram makes the body strong and active and increases zeal in the blood too. It is useful for the liver and spleen. It keeps body normal and increases sperm count. It purifies the blood and clears the voice. It is useful to end blood disorders and flatulence. Taking it helps to discharge urine easily. Soak gram in water and take it, it makes the body strong.
- Gram is nutritive breakfast for younger, teenagers and hard workers. Wash properly 25 grams black gram (use only fat and clean grams) and soak it in 125 ml water at overnight. In the next morning, chew very well these grams after excretion and exercise thereafter drink remained water or after mixing 1-2 spoons honey with water. This experiment is a simple to look but it makes the body strong and energetic.
- Gram quantity can be increased until 25-50 grams slowly. Drinking milk after taking soaked gram is useful to make sperm count thick.
- Soak gram in water at overnight. In the next morning, taking gram with remained water after exercise keeps the body healthy. This process should be used regularly.
- The person who suffers from the weakness of digestive system and gas should not take gram.
Sprouted grams: Taking sprouted grams are very useful. It increases sperm count and makes the muscles and body strong like rock. It is useful to cure all the types of skin problems. Gram increases body weight because it contains vitamin C in excessive quantity. It increases the blood quantity and also purifies the blood. Besides it, taking sprouted grams is useful to make the lungs strong. It decreases cholesterol in the blood and is useful to end heart problems too.
Method for sprouting grams: Wash very well to grams with water and soak them with as much water as grams can absorb. Soak them in water in the morning and hang it at overnight after tying in a cloth piece or packet. Soak grams in water for 12 hours in the summer season and 18-24 hours in the winter season and thereafter tie them in a cloth piece. The sprouts appear from grams after two or three days. Water should be sprinkled on the packet many times in the summer season. Using this process soaked grams become grams sprout. Taking sprouted grams in the breakfast is the best tonic. Black pepper, rock salt and ginger pieces are mixed with grams by many people for taste. But if sprouted grams are taken without any mixing, it provides excessive benefit.
Gram bread: Gram bread is very tasty. Bread can be prepared after grinding grams with peels. If mix wheat-flour in gram-flour, it called ‘missy bread’. Knead this mixture with water thereafter knead it again after three hours. Prepare chapatti from this flour. This bread is very useful to cure the skin diseases as scabies, ringworm, itching and eczema. It becomes more useful if vegetable juice is mixed with it.
Protein: Black grams should be fed to children instead of costly almonds because of that they will be healthy. One the one hand egg contains 1 gram protein and thirty calorie; on the other hand the grams bought by the same price of the egg contain 41 grams protein and 864 calories.
Useful in different diseases:
- Make a poultice by tying 50 grams toasted grams in a cloth and make light hot. Smell this poultice by putting it on the nose, it clears blocked nose and ends breathing problems.
- Tie warm grams in a hanky and smell it, it cures catarrh. Boil gram with water thereafter drink this water and chew grams. Using this process is useful to cure catarrh. Black pepper and little rock salt can be mixed in it for taste. Gram must be taken in the condition of catarrh.
2. Blood piles: Taking warm toasted grams is useful to cure blood piles.
3. Sperm deficiency: Take 1 handful toasted or soaked gram with 5 almonds thereafter drink milk. Using this process cures deficiency and makes thick to the sperm count.
- Wash 1-2 handful grams and soak it in water at overnight. In the next morning, mix ground cumin seeds and dry ginger in it. Take the grams and drink remained water after one hour. Using this process eliminates constipation.
- Mix sprouted grams, fig and honey together or mix wheat-flour with gram-flour and prepare chapatti from it. Taking the bread is very useful to eliminates constipation.
- Soak about 50 gram grams in water at overnight. Take the grams with cumin seed and salt, it eliminates constipation.
5. Dandruff: Dissolve 4 spoons gram-flour with 1 glass water and apply it in the hair thereafter wash the head. Using this process ends dandruff.
6. Diseases of the trachea: Take 1 handful toasted grams and drink one glass of milk at night. Using this process brings out choked phlegm from the trachea.
- Boil 40 grams gram (chana) with 250 ml water until it remains half quantity then cool it. Taking these grams regularly for three weeks is useful to cure dropsy.
- Soak 50 grams gram pulse with milk hedge milk and dry it. This process should be repeated for 3 times. Taking 2 seeds from this gram pulse regularly for some days is useful to cure dropsy.
8. Body pain: Rubbing gram-flour on the pain affected part is useful to end the pain of waist, hands and feet. The gram-flour can be used more than one time for massaging.
9. Sperm count: Mix sugar with soaked gram pulse and take it at bed time, it increases sperm count. Water should not be drunk after having this preparation.
10. Ringworm and itching: Take the breads of gram-flour regularly for 2 month; it cures ringworm, itching and blood diseases. Ghee can be taken with it.
11. Blackness of the skin: Make a paste by mixing about 12 spoons gram-flour, 3 spoons curd or milk and water together. First of all rub this paste on the face thereafter on the whole body. Taking bath after ten minutes is useful to remove the blackness of the skin. Soap should not be used while taking bath.
12. Oily skin: If someone suffers from oily skin, mix rosewater in the gram-flour and apply it on the face and body. It is a useful treatment for the oily skin.
13. Cosmetic: Grind soaked gram pulse and mix turmeric and any type of oil in it to prepare a cosmetic paste. It is very useful cosmetic paste for the skin.
14. Vomiting: Soak 1 handful grams in 1 glass of water for whole night. Filter this water and drink it, it prevents vomiting. Taking sattu of toasted grams is useful to prevent the vomiting of pregnant woman.
15. White fleck: Soak 1 handful black grams and 10 grams triphala (myrabolam chebulie, beleric myrabolam and Indian gooseberry) in 125 ml water. After 24 hour, chew these grams regularly for some months. It is useful to remove white flecks.
16. Breast milk: If a mother feels lack of milk to suck her baby, soak 50 grams Kabuli grams in milk at overnight and give it to her to chew twice a day regularly. Separate milk after filtering in the morning and chew grams. Thereafter drink filtered milk after boiling. Using this process is useful to increase breast milk.
17. White leucorrhoea: Make the powder by grinding toasted grams and mix loaf sugar in it. Taking this mix with mixed milk of pure ghee is useful to cure white leucorrhoea.
18. Abortion: If any woman suffers from fear of abortion, she should take a decoction of grams. All doubts of abortion end by accepting this formula.
- Soak 50 grams black grams with water at overnight. Taking these grams in the morning is useful. Mix equal quantity of flour of grams and barley together and prepare chapatti. Taking this chapatti twice a day is useful to control diabetes.
- Taking only the breads of grams-flour regularly for 10 days is useful to control diabetes.
20. Urticaria: Prepare sweetmeats of 100 grams grams-flour and take with 10 grams ground black peeper. It is a useful treatment to cure urticaria.
21. Diabetes mellitus: Chew properly 25-50 grams toasted grams and take jiggery. Water should be drunk finally. Following this process regularly for half month after meals is useful to prevent diabetes mellitus. The old person should not take it for long time.
22. Impotency: Chew soaked grams and thereafter almonds should be taken too. Using this process twice a day increases sexual power and ends impotency.
23. Asthma or breath problems:
- Take toasted gram and hot milk should be drink at night. Its use brings phlegm out from the trachea.
- Grind about 150 grams toasted grams and 150 grams catechu tree gum separately and mix them together. Licking 2-3 pinches this mixture 3-4 times a day is useful to cure asthma.
24. Hydrocoel: Mix grams-flour with water and honey. Applying this preparation on the testicles is useful to reduce the swelling of testicles.
25. Cough: Taking gram’ juice is useful to get relief in catarrh and phlegmatic fever.
26. Gastric ulcer: Taking powder of parched grams (sattu) is useful to cure gastric ulcer.
27. Breast milk: Soak about 50-60 grams Kabuli gram in milk at overnight. Filter this milk in the morning and separate grams. Chew these grams and drink hot milk on it, it increases the breast milk.
28. Over eating: Soak handful grams in water at overnight. In the next morning, drinking this water is useful to end over eating.
- Soak grams in water at overnight. Drinking this water in the morning is beneficial to prevent vomiting. Taking powder of parched gram is useful to cure vomiting of pregnant woman.
- Soak raw grams in the water and filter after some time and drink this water, it prevents vomiting.
- Put the husk of grams in hubble-bubble and smoke, it is useful to prevent hiccups
- Put the husk of grams and red gram in hubble-bubble and smoke, it prevents hiccups.
31. Face beauty: Mix well gram-flour and salt together and prepare a paste. Applying this paste on the face is useful to cure skin wrinkle and makes the face beautiful.
- Make the powder by grinding handful toasted gram (without peel) and mix sugar candy powder in it. Taking 6 grams from this mixture with cold water is useful to cure leucorrhoea.
- Mix powder of parched grams (sattu) with sugar candy. Taking it with cow milk is useful to cure leucorrhoea.
33. Sprain: Tie gram on the affected part and pour water on it until grams become bloated. Just as gram will bloat in the same way sprain will be ended.
34. Stone: Soak a handful of grams pulse in the water at overnight. In the next morning, taking this pulse with honey regularly brings stone out.
- Grind black grams with black peppers and take it as sauce. Its use eliminates acidity.
- Taking the cooked vegetable of gram is useful to reduce the burning sensation of throat.
36. Pain and swelling: Massaging the affected part with gram-flour is useful to end pain and swelling of the waist, hands or legs.
37. Uticoria: Spray the powder of black peppers on sweetmeats of grams and give it to the patient to eat. Using this process is useful to cure uticaria.
- Taking the chapatti of gram and barley flour is useful to get relief in diabetes.
- Take only gram bread for seven days. Boil ficus glomerata leaves in water and take bath with this water. Drink this water too. It provides relief in diabetes.
- Soak about 30 grams black grams in milk at overnight. In the next morning, taking these grams is useful. Take chapatti of the grams and barley flour twice a day, it provides relief. Taking only chapatti of gram-flour regularly for 10 days is useful to get relief in diabetes.
- Soak 25-30 grams black gram in milk at overnight. In the morning, taking these grams is useful to get relief in diabetes. Chapatti of grams and barley flour controls diabetes.
39. Tumor (Guilty): Mix gram-flour in Indian bdellium and prepare a small cake. Putting this small cake on the tumor is beneficial to reduce swelling.
40. All type’s of pain: Taking toasted grams is useful to get relief in all type of pain caused by grain.
41. Facial freckles: Soak 2 spoons grams pulse with half cup milk at overnight. In the morning, grind this pulse and mix it with that milk. Mix 1 pinch turmeric and 6 drops of lemon juice in it. Apply this preparation on the face and wash it with lukewarm water after some time. Using this process is useful to cure facial freckles. This process should be used thrice a week.
42. Scabies and itching: Taking breads of grams-flour without salt regularly for 64 days is useful to end scabies and itching.
43. Nervousness and mystification: Soak about 50 grams black grams and 25 pieces of currants in water at overnight. Taking both grams and raisin in the morning ends mystification.
44. Heart diseases: Boil black grams with water and take it with black salt. It is useful to end heart problems.
45. Skin diseases: Take gram chapatti or sprouted grams, it cures all the types of the skin diseases.
46. Low blood pressure: Soak 20 grams black grams and 25 raisin or currants in water at overnight. In the morning, taking this mixture on empty stomach in the morning regularly is useful to get relief in low blood pressure.
47. Ringworm: Take chapatti of gram flour (without salt) regularly 64 days, it ends ringworm, itching and blood disorder.
- Taking powder of parched gram (sattu) is also useful in jaundice as like barley sattu.
- Soak handful grams’ pulse in 2 glass of water. This pulse should be taken with jiggery and drink that water during thirst. Jaundice is cured by following this rule.
- Soak about 60 grams black grams in water at overnight. In the morning, grind these grams and mix loaf sugar with water in it. Drinking one glass of this preparation cures insanity due to syphilis.
- Soak grams’ pulse in water at overnight. In the morning, filter this mixture and drink this water. Using this process is useful to cure insanity and vomiting.
- Grind fine equal quantity of rice, barley, gram, lentil, and pea together. Apply this preparation on the face for some days, it provides new glow on the face.
- Washing the face with gram-flour ends face wrinkles and makes the face beautiful. Mix gram-flour with curd or milk for preparing a thick paste. Applying this paste on the face for half hour is useful for the safety of face from scorching wind, heat and sun-strokes.
51. Body inflammation: Soak 2 handfuls gram peels with 2 glass water and put in a soil pot at overnight. In the morning, filter this water and drink it, it reduces inflammation of the body.
52. Sock or Emotional stroke: Soak 20 grams black gram and 25 raisins with cold water at overnight. In the morning, taking this mixture in empty stomach is useful for emotional strokes.
53. Children diseases: Grind fine gram flour and mix lukewarm water in it. Rubbing this mixture on the child stomach is useful.
54. Burn: Grind gram with curd and apply it on the affected part. It is useful to reduce burning inflammation.
55. White flecks: Soak one handful black gram and 10 grams powder of trifala (myrabolam chebulie, beleric myrabolam, and Indian gooseberry) in 125 grams water for 12 hour. Tie these grams with thick cloth and sprinkle remained water on it. After 24 hours, all grams will be sprouted. Chewing these sprouted grams for 6 weeks regularly is useful to cure white flecks.
- Taking juice of raw grams is beneficial to cure cold, catarrh and headache too.
- Take 100 grams tinny pills of grams or sweetmeat and sprinkle 10 ground black pepper’s powder and one spoon ghee on it. It cures the headache caused by weakness.
57. Soft and shiny skin: Mix gram-flour with rosewater and apply it on the skin thereafter taking bath after 10 minute. Using this process is useful to cure oily skin.
58. Strong and powerful body:
- Soak about 50 grams pulse of grams in 100 ml raw milk at overnight. In the next morning, mix currants and sugar candy in this pulse thereafter give it to the patient for eating. This process should be used for 40 days regularly. It makes the body strong and also increases sperm count.
- Soak some black grams in water at overnight. In the next morning, chewing these grams with jiggery properly is useful to increase the body height. Grams’ quantity should be increased according to digestive power. These grams should be taken for 2-3 months regularly.