Mishri or Khadi Sakar (rock sugar) is made with raw sugar crystals processed in water and milk. It contains none of the chemicals used to manufacture conventional white sugar. According to Ayurveda –
1. Mishri is highly regarded in Ayurveda for its cooling nature and ability to balance vata and pitta dosha.
2. Rock sugar also improves vision, and helps to balance acid levels in the blood.
3. It removes tiredness, improves strength and seminal fluid in males.
4. Khadi sakar can also help as a laxative, and can help to treat vomiting and nausea.
How to use – One may use this as a substitute for regular white sugar.
Precautions – Khadi sakar is cooling in nature as per ancient Ayurvedic texts, and should be used in moderation. People with diabetes should exercise caution.