How to improve appetite naturally

There are people who always feel hungry and there are people who never feel hungry or eat very less food. To improve appetite, though there are many over the counter medicines available, natural remedies are always preferred by many.

This mix is prepared with a combination of dry ginger, cumin seeds and cardamom.

Dry ginger – Names in other languages:

  • Scientific name – Zingiber officinale
  • English – Dry ginger
  • Hindi – Sonth
  • Sanskrit – Sunthi
  • Malayalam – Chukku
  • Bengali – Sonth
  • Tamil – Sukku
  • Kannada – Shunti
  • Telugu – Sonti

Cumin seeds – Names in other languages

  • Scientific name – Cuminum cyminum
  • English – Cumin seeds
  • Hindi – Jeera
  • Sanskrit – Jiraka
  • Malayalam – Jeerakam
  • Bengali – Jeera
  • Tamil – Jeeragam
  • Kannada – Jeerige
  • Telugu – Jeelakari

Cardamom – Names in other languages

  • Scientific name – Elettaria Cardamomum Maton
  • English – Cardamom
  • Hindi – Choti Elaichi
  • Sanskrit – Ela
  • Malayalam – Elakkaya
  • Bengali – Elach
  • Tamil – Elakkai
  • Kannada – Yalakki
  • Telugu – Yalakulu

Follow the instructions in this DIY to prepare the herbal mix to improve appetite.

How to improve appetite naturally – DIY Recipe

  • 5 gm Cumin seeds ((Jeera))
  • 5 gm Dry ginger ((Sukku))
  • 5 gm Cardamom ((Elaichi))
  1. To prepare the herbal mix, you need dry ginger, cumin seeds and cardamom.
  2. Add all ingredients to a dry and clean blender.
  3. Blend the herbs together.
  4. Blend it well. the powder can be smooth or coarse based on your preference.
  5. When you need to consume, add water to a pan.
  6. Heat it until it is warm.
  7. Add one teaspoon of the powder to water.
  8. Mix well and drink it.

Drink this mix once a day, half an hour before any of your meal. (Drink only once a day)

Kripa Sivasubramanian, MBA, earned her Master’s degree in Business. After a long stint in the Technology sector, she took up courses in natural medicine and yoga. Ms. Kripa is certified in Ayurvedic yoga for Dosha. She is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.