These foods all have many more uses than are stated here.

These are just a selection of my favourite uses I have come to understand on my journey.

You may also checkout my List of cures by symptoms here

List of cures by food
Fruit/ vegetable Use notes preparation/ other
Onion juice has bactericidal properties antiseptic juice: 1 tsp 3 times a day. For cold or cough mix equally with honey and use 3-4 teaspoons daily.
Garlic detoxifier, cleanses blood and lymph; stimulant and antibiotic during pregnancy be careful; eat raw with honey, fresh is best for blood, regular intake; gas- boil 1 tsp garlic in 1 small cup of milk, twice a day
Mustard Migraine some people are allergic to mustard greens grind 1/2 tsp mustard seeds with 3 tsp. water. Strain and use 1-2 drops in nostrils
Chilli digestion Pungent starchy food containing the enzyme amylase which helps break down complex carbohydrates. Pungency depends on amount of capsaicin in fruit
Papaya Delayed or uneven menstruation, indigestion, diarrhoea, amoebic dysentery. Like an apple, a papaya a day can keep the doctor away beat leaves of tree to make a natural hair conditioner. Also source of carotenes and enzymes
papaya seeds helpful in eliminating roundworm in children tonic effect on nerves Can digest 200 times its own weight in protein.
Cinnamon Originally Sri Lankan helps with digestion and absorption, strengthen heart, stimulates kidneys, and helps bad breath
Coconut In traditional Indian households, used for the expectorant mother. yummy base for curries and milks various
Coriander This Mediterranean herb facilitates digestion and is useful in cases of diarrhoea
Cumin Nausea, constipation and indigestion This fruit is used for flavouring cheeses, breads, pastries and curries. equal amounts of cumin, pepper and ginger mixed with a bunch of curry leaves and powdered with a little salt is mixed with hot ghee and eaten with steamed rice for constipation or indigestion.
Cardamom Detoxifies caffeine in coffee. Mixed with milk it neutralises its mucus-forming properties. Mixed with cinamom and bay leaves is a valuable digestive.
Asafoetida helps relieve gas use small amount 1/4 tsp in a ripe banana helps gas problems
Liquorice Expectorant and sweetener not the sugary stuff you buy in the shops
Mango Cleanse body by eliminating toxins Avoid if you have skin problems or stomach ulcers. Drink juice with milk to reduce its acidity.
Peppermint Indigestion, insomnia, nausea Steep 1 tbsp fresh leaves in 1 teacup for 30 minutes and drink.
Banana Constipation, Diarrhoea, Indigestion; recovery from fatigue Mash one ripe banana with equal quantity of hemp oil, blend and use as a spreadable face-pack. For diarrhoea mix with pinch of salt and tsp lemon or tamarind pulp. For indigestion take at night with some milk. Eat only ripe banana. Is a starch food
Nutmeg Diarrhoea Mix 1/8 tsp nutmeg powder, 1tsp ginger paste, 1/2 cup yoghurt, 1/2 cup water and drink.
Poppy Insomnia Mix 1 tbsp poppy seeds with 1 tbsp cannabis leaves and grind with a little water. Apply on soles and palms before going to bed (traditional Himalayan recipe)
Almond Kidney and liver malfunctioning 20% easily digested protein, a good supplement with milk. Eat more almonds! Soak and remove outer brown skin that can taint taste and causes excess heat in your body.
Pomegranate Anaemia Juice is great for digestive disorders Dissolve 1/4 tsp cinnamon and 2 tsp honey in 1 cup pomegranate juice
Sandalwood Scars on face due to pimples Mix equal amounts of sandalwood powder, lime juice and coconut oil. Put on face before bed.
Cloves Gum and teeth problems; Gastric irritation Anti-oxidant apply powder of fried cloves on affected areas of teeth/ gums, for toothache apply few drops of clove oil using cotton bud.
Ginger Digestive power, cleanses throat and tongue Chew small piece for sore throat and for digestion after meals.
Apple Detoxification; beneficial to bowels, liver and brain Three Greek physicians recommend ginger: Galen used it as a medicine to rectify defective humours of the body. Aviceenaa used it as an aphrodisiac and Pomose used it as a treatment for gout.
Apricot The Hunza blame their vitality on this dried fruit. It is sub-acid
Raisins Acidosis Excessively alkaline. Use freely soaked for 24-48 hours.
raw cabbage Acidosis Serves as an alkaline cleanser. Works well with carrot juice for heartburn. Contrary to popular belief raw tomatoes, oranges and lemons also work in treating acidity.
Beetroot Cleans kidneys and gallbladder Rich in alkaline elements.
Hemp & Lemon flush toxins from liver Very powerful, use with professional guidance only Mix 1/2 hemp oil to 1/2 lemon juice