Natural Attributes: oily, heavy
Tissue impact (Vipak): nourishing
Thermal impact (Virya): warming
Dosha impact: kapha0, Pitta0, Vata–
Digestive impact (Agni): easy to digest
Channels (Srotas): closes
Strength (Bala): +
Mind (Manas): Sattvic
Function: fertility, strength
Chinese five element impact:
Internal organs and meridians impact:
Beneficial for: debility, weakness, excess dryness of the body
Eating some Jaggery before meal time will give strength and energy for the digestion of the following meal. This suggestion is valid for the weak and debilitated depleted people or after a strenuous workout that has drained all the energy from the body. After consuming some Jaggery, wait a few minutes until the feeling of strength appears followed by a revived appetite.
Jaggery can be used to make a isotonic beverage. mix with water, lemon, dried ginger and rock salt.
Jaggery is a very good addition for the cooking of legumes, rendering them softer and digestible, and is an especially important addition for the emaciated.
Jaggery must be solid of solid texture, otherwise discard.