A complete Black Hen – beak to toe, called ‘Kadaknath’ not only because of its appearance but due to its added medicinal properties.
Wonder what is so special about this hen and its egg that the market price ranges from Rs 30/- to 80/- per egg?
Research has shown that this species has lower cholesterol(0.73-1.05%) than white chicken(13-25%). High levels of 18 amino acids out of which 8 are essential for the human and rich in hormone. Like Vitamins B1,B2,B6, B12, C and E, niacin, protein, fat, calcium, phosphorus, iron, nicotinic acids, etc.
The Nutritive Value : Protein content in kadaknath is higher than 25% in an ordinary bird it varies between 15-18%.
Kadaknath has special medicinal value in homeopathy and a particular nervous disorder.
The tribals use kadaknath blood in the treatment of chronic disease in human beings and its meat as an aphrodisiac (Believed to infuse vigor in males).Experts says that Viagra or Sildenafil Citrate is basically a vasodilator designed for increasing blood flow to the heart and the melanin pigment in kadaknath does the same.
Kadaknath chicken has a peculiar effectiveness in treating women’s discus, sterility, Menoxenic(abnormal menstruation), habitual abortion.
The eggs are also an ideal nutritive, especially for old people and high blood pressure victims, since the cholesterol content is lower, rich in amino acids and higher than that of other kinds of birds.
The eggs of kadaknath chickens can be used effectively to treat severe headaches, headaches after giving birth, faintness, asthma and nephritis (acute or chronic inflammation of the kidney).
Find Kadaknath eggs with Annadata associated supply chain –My Farmer stall at Annadata Organic Food Festival.
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