is a delicious red rice that provides relief to those
suffering from cirrhosis. Porridge and soup made with
rathdel can help fight against viral fever. It is recommended
for rashes caused by mental stress and provides relief
for ailments in the urinary system. It also helps flush
toxic excretory matter and cools the body. Roasted and
ground rathdel raw rice tempered with ghee can be an
effective remedy for purging. It is proven for preventing
the formation of stones in the bladder and gall bladder.
Porridge made out of rathdel rice, sarana (Boerhavia
diffusa), sugar, raisins and fresh cow’s milk
is suitable for those suffering from tuberculosis and
lung ailments. Consumption of boiled rathdel rice mixed
with ghee enhances male sexual potency.