Navara RED Rice -1Kg

What is Navara Red Rice:  Navara Rice is called Shashtika Shali in Ayurveda and it's  well known for its Medicinal Properties.  Botanical Name of Navara Rice is  "Oryza Sativa"

Navara Red Rice widely used in Panchakarma Therapy 'Shashtika Shali Pinda Sweda' an effective treatment for Neuromuscular Disorders.

Navara Rice Traditional Uses & Remedies as per Ayurveda Science:
  • To treat Fever
  • To treat Neurological Disorders
  • To treat Circulatory Disorders
  • Digestive Problems
  • Respiratory Problems
  • Navara Rice is beneficial in Psoriasis, Liver Cirrhosis & Piles
  • Beneficial for infants with low weight
  • Tridoshagna: Balance all three Doshas which are Vata, Pitta & Kapha 
  • Diet for Pregnant Women: Broath prepared with Navara Rice and Meat is beneficial to increase the weight of fetus.
  • Internal Wounds: Navara Rice is cooked with Milk and Medicinal Herbs
  • Diabetic: Navara Rice good for Diabetic patients and prevents various diseases. 
  • Psoriasis: Navara Rice paste is applied externally
  • Ulcers: 
Peptic Ulcers : Intake of Navara Rice bran with jaggery is beneficial 
Mouth Ulcers: Consumption of Navara Rice bran in boiled milk 
Snake Bite: Navara Rice paste is used to cure pain and heal wound in snake bite.
Urinary Tack Infection (UTI): Drinking water boiled with Navara Root is beneficial in UTI and acts as diuretic. 
Fatigue: Navara Rice boiled in Bala (Sida Cardifolia) decoction added with Milk is used as replenishing drink. This drink is called karkidakakanji. 
Navara Rice Bran Oil: To relieve pain such as arthritis, cervical spondylitis, low back pain, paralysis etc 

Core Health Benefits:
  • Rich in Dietary fiber, Vitamin B1 & B2, palmitic acid, oleic acid & linoleic acid 
  • Rich in Antioxidants & Anthocyanins  
  • Anti-Cancer
  • Anti-Obesity
  • Anti-allergic
  • Anti-Diabetic:
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-inflammatory, Anti-viral, 
  • Rich in polyphenols (250-1075 mg/100g)
  • Detoxification
  • Boosts immunity & Digestive Health
  • Quantity
Rs.130.00 Rs.325.00
Navara Red Rice -1Kg
Navara Red Rice -1Kg
Navara Red Rice -1Kg
Product Details
How to Cook:
  • Soak Rice 6-8 Hours before Cooking
  • Best suitable for Idli & Dosa.  
  • It improves Taste of Idli & Dosa. 
  • Packed in Cloth Bag 
  • Dry Neem Leaves & Mint Leaves are added to Rice as Preservative
Pigmented Rice (Red Rice, Black Rice etc) is rich in Antioxidants like Anthocyanins, Pro-anthocyanidins, Flavones / flavanols, Carotenoids, Tocopherols, Phenolic acids, Sterols, inositol, folic acid, α-lipoic acid, pangamic acid & phytic acid which are efficiently fights against the free radicals which are the hidden reasons behind all life style disorders.

Detailed Health Benefits of Pigmented Rice (Black, Red, Brown etc)

Anti-Cancer Effect:
Increasing evidence from animal, epidemiological and clinical investigations suggest that dietary anthocyanins/phenolic acids have potential to prevent chronic diseases, including cancers.

Obesity Effect:
Anti- Pigmented rice has proved to have effect in weight reduction as it contains higher fiber and less digestible starch content, which assists to stop signals of hunger and discourage excessive consumption. Oxidative stress induced inflammation being key signal during obese condition and antioxidant rich pigmented rice has possible role in its alleviation.

Other general health benefits:
Nutritional psychiatry is a growing discipline that focuses on the use of food and supplements to provide these essential nutrients as part of an integrated or alternative treatment for mental health disorders. Pigmented rice being rich source of antioxidant cocktail, could play role in this which will be beneficial for future generations.

Consumption of pigmented rice can detoxify the body and purify the liver with the use of elevated antioxidant levels in the rice. The anti-oxidative status of blood, liver, and the aorta assessed resulted with less oxidative stress.

Digestive health:
The dietary fiber per serving is remarkable in pigmented rice. Among which insoluble fiber enables to protect against constipation, bloating and other undesirable digestive symptoms. While soluble fiber like resistant starch act as prebiotic for healthy gut microbiome.

Black rice is broadly known as enriched rice and has been used in traditional medicine. Being gluten free, it is suitable for celiac patients also.

Immune health:
Boosts immunity, quench stress induced free radicals;  High Iron(Fe) & Manganese(Mn) content.

Asians are known to have a genetic predisposition to poor insulin secretion by pancreatic Beta(β)-cells and their insulin secretion is prone to decline with Beta(β)-cell exhaustion. 
Pigmented rice rich in spectrum of antioxidants like anthocyanins have thus been studied for its anti-diabetic effect using in vitro & in vivo models.
A significant reduction in glycosylated hemoglobin, fasting glucose, and improvements in serum insulin level has been observed in mice models treated with pigmented rice extracts.

Anthocyanins have deciphered to play pivotal role in regulating glucose uptake in the intestine and muscle via regulating the secretion of insulin from the pancreas through modulating glucose transporter (GLUT) receptors, thus bestowing the anti-diabetic effect.
Role of pigmented rice in regulating blood glucose homeostasis through inter-organ communication. Pancreas regulates glucose using insulin and glucagon in response to food intake. Further Insulin also acts on peripheral tissues (liver, adipose tissue and skeletal muscles) to increase glucose uptake, resulting in decreased blood glucose levels.

Anti-aging & managing glucose homeostasis
Red rice was characterized by a high quantity of oligomeric procyanidins (0.2 mg/g) with more than 60% of total phytochemicals found in the rice seeds. Procyanidins are high molecular weight polymers or complex flavan-3-ol polymers that consist mainly of catechin, epicatechin, gallocatechin, and epigallocatechin units that can also be found in rice germ and bran.

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