Catechu (Cutch), or Kattha as it is commonly known, is the red paste applied on the traditional Indian mouth freshener and an all-time favourite dessert, the Paan. Admit it, we all love indulging in the freshness of a Paan. However, not a lot of us are aware that besides the bright red version, there’s also a dull white variant of catechu(Cutch) that brings with it a host of health benefits. Here are the ailments catechu helps fighting and reasons why you must absolutely invest in the catechu and avail its many benefits:
A sensitive stomach can leave you exhausted and weak for days on end. Kattha is an effective homely remedy to tackling diarrhoea issues. Simply dry roast the catechu or boil it in water to relieve yourself of stomach sensitivity and a host of other digestion issues in the most natural way.
Say goodbye to the plaguing issue of cough with the help of the super beneficial catechu. This simple remedy will rid of a cough much faster than any other treatments. Mix catechu in turmeric and sugar crystals and consume this concoction by making them into a tiny capsule size of one gram each and sucking on it over a few minutes.
Pull down malaria fever by the use of this superfood called catechu. All you need to do is make tiny capsule size portions of the white catechu and suck on them from time to time to drive away all the malaria blues.
Throat ailments not only take away your voice but also your appetite. Powder about 300mg of white catechu and place the same in your mouth at regular intervals 5-6 times in a day, allowing the catechu to stay in your mouth and pass its essence down your throat all through the day.
Tooth Pain/Gum Issues:
Mix powdered catechu with mustard oil and rub it on the problem area to relieve yourself of painful teeth and gum problems in a jiffy. You can thank us later!
Don’t fret over the recurrent wounds your child gets in the playground. Catechu can take care of that easily. Just apply some catechu powder on the effected area 1-2 times a day. Not only does it help fast clotting, it also heals the wound much faster.
Haemorrhoids are painful inflammations that can be easily tackled with the help of catechu powder. Mix catechu powder with butter, store it in a copper vessel and apply it on the affected area for quick relief.
The versatile catechu can help ward off vaginal discharge by mixing powdered catechu with honey and consuming it. This is a homely remedy with absolutely no side effects.
Ear pain or excessive ear wax can be easily treated swiftly using catechu. Add some powdered catechu to lukewarm water and pour it through a dropper into your ear for effective relief.
To tackle asthma and other respiratory issues, mix catechu, turmeric and honey in equal measure and consume 2-3 teaspoons in a day. This clears our your respiratory problems swiftly.
We are sure you may not have been aware of the many benefits of catechu. Incorporate this superfood in your life today.