Medicinal Benefits of Tiger Nuts (Chufa, Yellow Nutsedge, Cyperus esculentus)
Tiger nuts prevent constipation.
Tiger nuts has necessary essential minerals; calcium, magnesium and iron necessary for bones, tissues repairs, muscles and the blood stream.
Tiger nuts, called Chufa in Spain, is high in protein and carbohydrates.
Chufa contains a good quantity of vitamin B1 which assists in balancing the central nervous system and helps to encourage the body to adapt to stress.
It supplies the body with enough quantity of Vitamin E, very essential for fertility in both men and women.
It is excellent for colitis and assists proper digestion. In China, chufa juice is used as a liver tonic, heart stimulant, drank to heal serious stomach pain, to promote normal menstruation, to heal mouth and gum ulcers, use in Ayurvedic medicines and is a powerful aphrodisiac (sexual stimulant). The black specie of the tiger nut is an excellent medicine for breast lumps and cancer (any type of internal canceration and inflammations). It can be used as eye compress and to bandage wounds.
Tiger nuts give a heating and drying action to the digestive system in general and this gives it the potency to alleviate flatulence.
Chufa promotes the production of urine, this is why it is a preventive measure for cyst, prostrate, hernia, rectum deformation and prolapsed (anal feature-small painful flesh and the tip of the anus) and to prevent endometriosis or fibrosis as well as blockage of the tip of the fallopian tube.
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