Many traditions have been going on in India since ancient times, and people follow them even today because their ancestors told them to do so. Many people find cow dung repugnant, but it is planted in homes in Indian villages. In Hinduism, the cow is revered and known as Go Mata (mother cow).
Benefits of using cow dung According to recent studies –
1) Cow dung can eliminate microorganisms that are dangerous to people.
2)Cow dung is considered beneficial for health. It is high in minerals and has a high antibacterial factor. It protects human beings from many types of diseases and health problems.
3)Small insects like scorpions and centipedes avoid areas where cow dung is coated.
4) Cow dung is an effective insect repellent. Mosquitoes avoid such environments.
5)The floor covered with cow dung remains warm in winter and cool in summer.
6)Try burning some dung cakes and you won’t see a mosquito around for a few hours
7)In rural areas, cow dung is applied to the outer walls of houses and allowed to dry These dry cow dung cakes are used by the villagers.
8) Cooked and dried dung is used as fuel in many parts of the developing world, as well as in alpine regions of Europe.
8)Cow manure is also used as a raw material for a biogas plant. It is said that if we use Vedic practices and lead a Vedic lifestyle, we can lead a disease-free life.