Siddha, a traditional system of medicine that originated over millennium year ago in Tamilnadu, it offers extensive insights about food and health based on certain unique conceptual. Siddha principles, such as the Thiridhosam (Three Humors) theory, provide the relationship between the microcosm and the macrocosm that can be applied in day-to-day practice. Many herbs known for their therapeutics importance also used as dietary food material due to their nutrient properties these herbs contributed as Siddha remedies for many diseases and served as nutrient food for body; as per siddha, therapeutic actions are maximally effective only appropriate dietary measures are taken to support the restoration of physiological balance. Varmam is nothing but manipulation of specific points in which the energy is found concentrated. Varmam not only deals only with external therapy it also possesses internal medication which helps to restore the energy. Varma kanji is one among them. This article reviews the nutrient contents and some actions of the herbs used as a drug in the Varma kanji, which enable researchers to correlate medicinal and nutrient balances of herbs and boost the concept of dietary uses of medicinal herbs.