Natural healing foods are those that help in certain diseases. Many foods are healing foods. Foods that are beneficial in certain diseases (healing foods) are listed on this page. These healing foods should be consumed raw, where possible.
Healing Foods According to Symptoms
Some of the healing foods that are beneficial in certain diseases like acidity, acne, arthritis, asthma,cancer, cholera, cold and cough, constipation, diabetes, dysentry, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood sugar, impotency, intestinal worms, jaundice, kidney stones, ulcers, piles, pimples, teeth & gum problems and whooping cough.
· 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)
· Healing foods for Diabetes: Bengal Gram, Bitter Gourd (Karela), Fenugreek (Methi seeds), Grapefruit, Indian goosberry (Amla), Groundnuts, Jambu Fruit (Jamun), Kidneybeans (Rajmah), Lime, Lettuce, Mango leaves, Soyabeans
· Dysentry: 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 (Methi seeds)
· 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 spice.
· 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: The healing foods for piles or hemorrhoids are :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 & Gum remedies: Lime, Fresh Groundnut, Apple, Onions, Pomegranate (Anar) rind powder, Spinach
· Whooping Cough: Garlic, Onion