Description : The nuts have aphrodisiac, astringent, diaphoretic, expectorant, febrifuge, nutritive, stomachic and tonic properties. They are rich in protein and unsaturated fat. Moreover, they contain significant amounts of thiamine and vitamin B6, as well as smaller amounts of other B vitamins. Strengthens the brain and kidney. Also promotes strength and increases weight.
Recommended Dosage : 5 to 10 g nuts.
- Hazelnut oil was used in ancient times to help quiet chronic coughing.
- The external oil of the hazelnut is also thought to help rid the skin of cellulite (or dimpling of the skin).
- Hazelnuts are a rich source of the amino acid arginine that relaxes your blood vessels.
- Eating hazelnuts have been found to help lower cholesterol levels, as they contain nearly 75 percent mono-unsaturated fat and less than 4 percent saturated fat
It is Energetics Sweet/warm/sweet.
Actions – Lighter, easier for Kapha to digest.
Indications – May help restore energy in chronic fatigue syndrome, hypoglycemia and yeast infections. High
in potassium, sulfur, calcium.