Munnaqa منکا


Munnaqa is Nutritive, concoctive, laxative, tonic, producer of (good) blood, and diuretic. It is sweet and tangy and has a darker color.

SKU: 878 Category: Tags: , , , ,


Munnaqa or raisins at sknatural are dark-colored dried large grapes with seeds. Generally, you can eat them raw or use in cooking, baking, and brewing. They belong to plant Vitis vinifera Linn. It belongs to family “Vitaceae”.

Nutrition elements:

Munnaqa are 15% water, 79% carbohydrates (including 4% fiber), 3% protein, and contain negligible fat. In a reference amount of 100 grams (3.5 oz), raisins supply 299 kilocalories and moderate amounts (10–19% DV) of the Daily Value for several dietary minerals, riboflavin, and vitamin B6.

Munaqqa have the following nutritional value per 1 cup:

      • Total Carbohydrates: 107 gm
      • Total Calories: 408
      • Dietary Fiber: 9.8 gm
      • Proteins: 5.9 gm
      • Potassium: 1284 mg
      • Vitamin A: 2.1 %
      • Vitamin C: 11 %
      • Calcium: 9.5 %
      • Sodium: 12 mg
      • Iron: 26 %
Other names:

Arabic Name: Mawaiz
Urdu Name(s): Angoor, Munaqqa
English Name(s): Raisin, Ripe dried Grape

Recommended dosage:

Generally dried grapes 9 to 11 in numbers.

Medicinal uses:

When consumed as raw fruit, grapes exhibit astringent properties and benefit cases of diarrhea, while ripe fruit acts as a laxative. When prepared as a decoction or infusion, raisins serve as a concoctive remedy, especially when the body is influenced by cold, phlegmatic, or atrabilious humors. However, excessive consumption of ripe and dried fruits may lead to loose motions. Raisins also serve as a useful adjunct and vehicle for laxative formulations.

They also serve as a useful detersive for sores and ulcers, making them effective when applied to lupoid ulcers locally and systemically, particularly if diagnosed in the stomach and intestines. Furthermore, a large variety of raisins (2-5 Nos.) heated over a metal plate on the burner and administered to children suffering from lung congestion of cold origin can prove effective.

Additionally, when soaked in aqua Rosa damascena overnight and consumed the following night after straining, raisins benefit cases of cardiac debility, particularly palpitations. Due to their detersive properties for the lungs, grapes are regarded as useful in treating hoarseness and cough caused by phlegmatic disorders.  Munnaqa

Additional information

Weight 0.12 kg


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Munnaqa منکا”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *