The amazing “Dhanyamla dhara”

Dhanyamla dhara (fermented decoction of a mixture of many grains boiled in water) is one of the most widely employed and most effective treatments in Kerala for kapha associated vata diseases with ama. It is the pouring of a type of sour liquid which is sharp, hot, pitta increasing, cool to touch, igniting the digestive fire, light and pleasing.
Though it is not easy to make dhanyamla in the western countries, a simple alternative method is to take vinegar, dilute it to the concentration you need and use it in the same way.

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