Indian Spices in Pregnancy and Myths attached to them

Indian Spices in Pregnancy and Myths Attached to Them

Here are a few things you should know about the consumption of Indian spices in pregnancy and the myths attached to them:

KESAR
No, it doesn’t help to lighten the baby’s complexion. Skin colour is genetic characteristic. Rather,

  • It helps in digestion
  • Reduces bloating
  • Induces good sleep
  • Releases your anxiety
  • Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties are good for skin pigmentation, hair fall, heart and lungs

You can consume one strand a day (soaked in water, in milk, soup or rice) from 20 weeks of pregnancy onwards. Remember, excess can be harmful. Also, don’t consume if you are allergic to it.

HING

  • Helps in flatulence and bloating.
  • Should be taken in smaller quantities.

METHI DANA

  • It has Anti-inflammatory properties
  • It is rich in minerals and vitamins.
  • Helps to boost immunity.
  • Controls sugar levels.
  • Helps in breast pain.
  • Alleviates allergies.

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