Tukhm-e-Balinga is one of the blessings of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ, which people call Tukhm-e-Balingo, Tuk-Malanga or Tukh-Malanga. They are small seeds which swell when put into water. They are used in Faludah, Sharbat [sweet drink], cold water, milk, etc. These small seeds have amazing medical benefits. Some benefits are mentioned below:
Medical benefits of Tukhm-e-Balinga
٭ It has fivefold more calcium and vitamin C than milk.
٭ Abundant amount of Omega Fatty Acid present in Tukhm-e-Balinga helps to maintain the amount of cholesterol in blood and maintain the amount of insulin present in the body.
٭ Since its effectiveness is cold, its regular use removes the [excess] heat of the body, produces coolness in the body and provides energy to the brain. It also reduces the diseases which develop due to the heat in the body such as spermatorrhoea, gonorrhoea, etc.
٭ It is effective in normalising the heartbeat.
٭ It cleans out stomach and intestines, removes the heat of liver and acidity of stomach, relieves the burning sensation in stomach tubes and urinary tracts and helps digest food quickly.
٭ It protects from different types of cancer.
٭ It normalises the sugar level.
٭ It overcomes the deficiency of protein, vitamins, carbohydrates and many other mineral salts.
٭ Dry cough can be controlled by it.
٭ It improves the Immune system.
٭ It removes liver and stomach heat.
٭ Drinking the oil of Tukhm-e-Balinga and applying it to the hair bring natural shine and beauty.
Relief from piles and constipation
Soak one spoon seeds of Tukhm-e-Balinga in water. When they swell, mix them in one glass of milk and drink the milk before sleeping at night. اِنْ شَــآءَ الـلّٰـه عَزَّوَجَلَّ, you will get rid of hemorrhoids, constipation and gas.
Keep one spoon Tukhm-e-Balinga soaked in water throughout the night and then take it out in the morning and leave it for an hour. Then, take one and a half glass of water and mix Tukhm-e-Balinga, one spoon honey and one and a half spoon lemon juice in it. Then mix it in a blender and drink it on empty stomach in the morning. اِنْ شَــآءَ الـلّٰـه عَزَّوَجَلَّ, you will observe noticeable loss in your weight.
The patient of cold, cough, flu, etc., should not use it without consulting with his physician.
Note: This article has been reviewed by an expert Hakeem Sahib as well.
 It is a cold dessert popular in the Indian subcontinent. Traditionally, it is made from mixing rose syrup, vermicelli, pieces of jelly, etc. with milk, often topped off with a scoop of ice cream.