Seeds have become the new superfood. One of the best ingredients are sabja seeds or basil seeds. They are from basil plants native to Southeast Asia. They have a large range of health, skin, and hair benefits to offer.
Health (Digestive, Respiratory, and Endocrine)
Sabja seeds are known to naturally detox your body and regulate smooth bowel movements. They are loaded with fiber so they keep your stomach full.
When soaked in water, they expand as much as 30 times their size. Thus you don’t feel hungry for a long time which makes you start losing weight.
The high fiber content in the sabja seeds slows digestion of carbohydrates to prevent spikes in blood sugar. Sabja seeds reduce the blood sugar levels to prevent diabetes.
If you’re suffering from acidity, sabja seeds can help. They sooth gastric inflammation caused by acidity and heartburn.
In addition, sabja seeds help in strengthening the immune system. It provides relief from respiratory problems like cold, cough and flu.
If you lose more fluid rapidly during the summer months, you might get dehydrated. This is a great drink to prevent dehydration and help cool down the body.
Skin and Hair Care
Vitamin K, protein, and iron in the seeds make your skin and hair healthy.
- Helps in Weight Loss
- Relieves Constipation and Bloating
- Treats Acidity and Heartburn
- Cures Cough and Flu
- Controls Blood Sugar Levels
- Reduces Body Heat
- Makes Skin and Hair Healthy
Soak two teaspoons of sabja seeds in water for 15-20 minutes. You can mix the seeds in sherbets or fruit juices. Drink it every day for best results.