Navane Flour has been sourced from a cooperative society formed by organic farmers of Karnataka. Consuming Foxtail Millet is one way to support an environmentally-friendly lifestyle because it is a water-efficient crop with a short crop cycle; this means it has a low environmental footprint.
These millets are easy to cook and can be adapted to various Indian recipes. It is generally cooked as a porridge for breakfast.
The millet is:
- Gluten-free, high in fibre, antioxidants, iron and vitamins and minerals
- Its rich nutrient content makes it highly beneficial for children.
Benefits of Navane Flour:
- 100% natural plain Ragi Flour/ Nachni Atta/ Finger Millet Flour/ Kelvaragu Maavu.
- Ragi flour is usually made into chappatis or rotis and served with vegetables.
- Ragi is a rich source of calcium and dietary fibre. Replace rice with ragi in dosa, idli, puttu and various other dishes to make your diet more nutritional.
- Eat more millets - they're good for you! This flour is exceptionally delicious and nutty.
- The grain of Foxtail millet is used in China as an astringent and emollient in choleric affections and diarrhoea.
- The seeds are used in India as a diuretic, to strengthen virility, treat indigestion, dyspepsia and rheumatism..
- It helps to treat food stagnancy.
- The seeds (green) help to reinforce virility.
- The white seeds are useful for fever and cholera.
- The decoction made from Setaria oil and bark of Acacia Modesta is used as a tonic or to raise fertility in females and males.
- It is used in India to enhance vigour and treat bone.
- The cooked grains are used in Chhattisgarh as a cure for diarrhoea.
- The paste is externally used as a cure for swellings.
- It is combined with other herbs to cure Dysuria.
- In Aurangabad, the decoction made from the whole plant is used internally for rheumatism and to reduce the pains caused due to parturition.
- The seeds are used to treat diabetes.