Last Updated: 15thOct. 2018
Drinking ghee – clarified butter, first thing in the morning helps to lubricate your joints.
Your hair becomes soft and silkier, and your skin feels smoother.
According to the Ayurvedic Medicine, ghee lubricates every tissue and every cell in your body.
You probably didn’t know, but ghee also builds the immune system, which is called Ojas in Ayurveda.
If you don’t like the smell of GHEE (for some people it can be a bit overwhelming at first), then you can drink up oils.
Oils such as
Linseed or Hemp seed oil.
….. are very good options.
However, I can never say it enough: GHEE is hands-down the best option.
You can drink ghee between 5 to 10 ml on an empty stomach.
What is Rasa?
Drinking ghee – clarified butter, first thing in the morning makes the nourishing juice called Rasa.
Rasa is the source of nutrition for every cell in the body.
It contains five elements which form the basis of Ayurveda:
Good Rasa shows in a glowing and soft skin. It gives a healthy shine.
When Rasa is balanced we experience clear perception, faith, and love;
When Rasa is out of balance, we feel sad and confused.
Why drink ghee first thing in the morning?
When you wake up, your body is ready to make Rasa – fresh, nourishing juice for the body. Rasa then passes on the nourishment to the tissues. When all these tissues receive the oils or ghee, every cell of the body is cared for; the joints are lubricated, the hair becomes soft and silkier, the skin is smoother.
I had very dry skin, and during the cold season, the dryness worsened. I tried all the products on the market for external applications, but these products helped me only temporarily. I did not realize it could be something internal. When I discovered Ayurveda, I started drinking 1 or 2 tablespoons of organic cow ghee. And the results came in soon enough: I feel different as my skin is no longer dry and my joints don’t make cracking or popping sounds.
The body has its own process and lubrication may happen between 1 and 6 six months into the treatment. Try drinking ghee for a month and share how did that change the way you feel.