7 Amazing health benefits & uses of sabja| tukmaria| sweet basil seeds | basil seeds for hair, skin & weight loss
1. Sabja seeds for weight loss:
Though there is no scientific research to prove that tukmaria/ sweet basil seeds aids in weight loss, whenever I consume sabja seeds it keeps me full. I don’t feel hunger at all for a long time, as the sabja seeds are full of fiber. If you are looking for foods to include in your weight loss plan, sabja seeds will be a great addition.
2. Sabja seeds for body heat:
Usually sabja seeds are consumed during the summer time, as it is one of the best body coolant. This is also one reason that street vendors who sell sabja seeds based dishes close their shops during the winter time and reopen it only during the next summer. The addition of rose petal jam along with sabja seeds also help to cool the body. Usually I will be waiting for summer to consume my favorite drink.
3. Sabja seeds for diabetes:
Sabja seeds are said to be very effective for people with type 2 diabetes as sabja seeds help regulate blood sugar. If you are diabetic and want to consume sabja seeds, after soaking it in water, mix it with plain cold milk and add a few drops of pure vanilla. You have a wonderful healthy drink minus the sugar. You can also add it to other non dairy milk like almond milk or soy milk too.
4. Sabja seeds for constipation:
If you suffer from constipation, then adding sabja seeds to your diet will help you with the problem. If you are suffering from constipation, take the sabja seeds along with milk before bed, like I mentioned before. Try taking it regularly for few days to see results.
5. Sabja seeds for acidity:
Sabja seeds has soothing effect on the stomach. If you suffer from stomach burn or acidity, a cup of this sabja milk will do wonders. Substitute it for your cola and coffee for a few days and you will notice a nice difference. Try to take it along with the rose petal jam, as even rose petal jam helps in treating stomach burn.
6. Sabja seeds for skin:
Sabja seeds when mixed together with coconut oil is very effective for treating skin related problems. To make the oil, first crush the seeds without soaking it in water. Heat coconut oil in a pan and add the seeds and remove from flame. Strain and use for eczema, psoriasis and other skin related problems.
7. For healthy skin & hair:
Sabja seeds are very high in vitamins, especially vitamin k and keeps our skin and hair in peak health. It is also very high in protein and iron . A small cup of this sabja seeds will almost satisfy your daily requirement of iron and protein. These seeds also store well.