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Health benefits of ghee (clarified butter) - A review from ayurvedic perspective


Review Article

Author Details : Sindhuja S, Prakruthi M, Manasa R, Shekhara Naik R, Mahesh Shivananjappa*

Volume : 3, Issue : 3, Year : 2020

Article Page : 64-72

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijnmhs.2020.014



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Abstract

Ghee is identified as valuable natural source of food which has several health benefits entirely beneficial
to the human population. It is one of the popular ingredients in the Indian diet and takes prevalent position
in the dairy industry market. The focus of the present review paper is the demonstrated and potential
health benefits associated with the consumption of ghee. Consumption of ghee in an adequate amount,
imparts various health benefits such as binds toxins, enhances complexion and glow of the face and body,
an amazing rejuvenator for the eyes, increases physical and intellectual stamina etc. in addition to imparting
sustaining energy.

Keywords: Ghee clarified butter conjugated linoleic acid cardiovascular health wound healing Ayurveda.


How to cite : Sindhuja S, Prakruthi M, Manasa R, Shekhara Naik R, Shivananjappa M, Health benefits of ghee (clarified butter) - A review from ayurvedic perspective. J Nutr Metab Health Sci 2020;3(3):64-72


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