As against this oil milled in a wooden mill is extremely pure, chemical free and healthy. Bedsides it is produced in a natural way, as prescribed in the scriptures. It smells of pure oil and is sticky as it contains 4 to 5 types of vitamins. As there is minimum friction in a wooden mill not a single natural component from it is lost.
These leafless trees with red flowers and thick thorns are quite common during the months of February and March. These are called the Bombax trees. One finds several flowers shed on the ground during this period. Cattle relish these flowers. After some days these trees produce some pods which yield cotton.
‘Dhum’ means ‘smoke’ and ‘Paan’ means ‘drink’. ‘Inhaling ayurvedic medicinal fumes through mouth and nostrils and exhaling them through the mouth is called ‘dhumpaan’. The treatment called dhumpaan is suggested to either not suffer Respiratory and phlegm related disorders or to get early relief from them, e.g. cold, cough and asthma.