Issue Date: Apr 30, 2004
the hilly regions of Garhwal and Kumaon have an incredible cure for kidney stones -- the gahat dal. Unfortunately, the miraculous effects of the dal are unknown in other parts of the country, despite the problem of stones in kidney being quite widespread. Ayurveda explains that gahat or horse-gram, as it is known in most parts of the world, is invaluable for getting rid of the stones because it is a diuretic (substance that increases urine flow).
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