Understand Cold, Cough, Fever and work on Home remedies.

The state of wellbeing is very beautifully mentioned in Ayurveda as the equilibrium of dosha, agni, dhatu, mala along with an inner blissful state of soul,senses and mind .This closely relates to the modern definition mentioned by WHO.

Samadosha samaagnishcha samadhathu malakriya Prasannatma indriya manaha swastha ityabhi
diyate.

Any illness as for this case , the peenasa or common cold ,occurs as a result of the disturbance in this equilibrium. The symptoms of common cold, include runny nose, sore throat, cough, watery eyes, sneezing, congestion, headaches, fatigue, and sometimes a low-grade fever. It typically last from one week to 10 days, the recovery depending on the immunity of the person. Common cold takes almost the same time to get cured with and without treatment.

Importance of home remedies

Home remedies for minor ailments saves time money and visits to pharmacy. Many simple effective home remedies
mentioned in the ancient texts if discovered can reduce the burden of common people economically and save from
unwanted use of drugs

Precautions to be considered

Though there are excellent and effective home remedies for many ailments they are yet to be scientifically assessed and validated One of the common disadvantage while using home remedies is the proper dose or durtation of the medicine to be given is unknown and when to stop is not clearly understood. Long term or excess self medication is not advisable as the herbs have different action and properties for short term and long term use.The knowledge of right choice, right dose and right duration of the medicine or herbs is always very important. Some of the home remedies mentioned in various books have been compiled and listed below.

Ingredients used in home remedies for common close and cough

Most of the ingredients used for cold and cough are avaiable in our kitchen only some fresh herbs also if grown in pots at our home can be used. Commonly used fresh ingredients are

  • Tulasi leaves – cold, cough and fever
  • Betel leaves -cold , cough, fever
  • Ajwain leaves- cold , cough fever
  • Adathoda leaves- cough with phlegm
  • Fresh turmeric- cold, cough with phlegm
  • Pomegranate -dry and wet cough
  • Lemon -cold and cough
  • Ginger-cold cough and fever

The common kitchen spices to treat cold and cough are

  • Pepper
  • Dry ginger
  • Clove
  • Cinnamon
  • Cardamom
  • Sauf
  • Jeera
  • Ajwain
  • Tumeric
  • Coriander
  • Flaxeed
  • Fenugreek
  • Rock saltSome herbs that are not commonly used in cooking but often used for home remedies are
  • Muleti
  • Long pepper
  • Rasna
  • Vacha
  • Kali jeera
  • black salt
  • Palm jaggery or sugar candy

Popular methods followed

  1. FRESH JUICES – The juices are extracted by crushing from the fresh herbs .Some herbs have to be wilted in fire before crushing such as ajwain leaf, onion.They act as decongestant and given instant relief .Fresh juices
    are stronger so the dose have to carefully decided. Generally one to two teaspoon of the fresh juice are given with honey for 3 to 5 days twice or thrice day before food depending on the condition.In infants the
    juice are applied on the chest and back instead of giving internally.
  2. TEAS – Generally aromatic herbs and spices are boiled together in water for few minutes and this water is used for drinking .Such tulasi tea, ajwain leaf tea, ginger tea.
  3. DECOCTIONS –  Different combination of dry and fresh ingredients are boiled and reduced to half or one fourth and added with a sweetener such as jaggery or palm sugar or with honey.
  4. Choornam/Powder – such as trikatu ,yashtimadhu are given mixed with honey.
  5. Warm milk withtumeric, pepper
  6. Try instead of regular COUGH SYRUP using
    1. Ginger lemon infused honey,
    2. Dry ginger powder +honey
    3. Cinnamon +honey
    4. Yashtimadhu ,Freshginger juice, +honey
    5. Lemon +honey
  7. Chew HOME MADE LOZENGES
    1. Fresh ginger piece with black salt
    2. Dry ginger and sugarcandy
  8. WARM SOUP -Warm veg soup with spices
  9. STEAM
  10. MASSAGES on chest and back with warm oils such as ococonut oil, sesame oil mustard oil infused with herbs.

As a prevention
Pranayam can be taught to children like anulom, vilom, kapalbathi, ujjayi. Ayurvedic medicines rasayanas such as chyanvan prash should be given on regular basis.
Plants which can be grown at home

  • Tulasi
  • Adathoda
  • Mint
  • Coriander
  • Ajwain
  • Guduchi

Preparations commonly used

FRESH JUICES

Generally fresh juices alone or in combination with two such as ginger lemon, tulasi betel, ginger amla. They can be given to children above 1 year from 1 to 2 tsp twice a day with honey

  • Ginger juice- Juice of ginger 5gms and one amla with one teaspoon honey Juice of ajwain leaf wilted on fire juice one teaspoon twice daily with honey
  • Lemon juice- Lemon juice with water and honey. a glass of hot water mixed with the juice of two lemons and honey to taste. It soothes sore throat, boosts vitamin C intake and releases excess cough
  • Juice of Tulasi leaves – 2 parts tulsi juice +1/2 part Ginger juice + ½ part Betel leaf juice Take two teaspoon of the juices together with 1 teaspoon of honey thrice a day
  • In a jar mix equal amounts of honey and onion juice. Consume around 3 to 4 teaspoons of this mixture once a day, till the flu lasts
  • 1 teaspoon tulasi juice and 2 teaspoon of honey 3 times a day
  • 1 tespoon of onion juice( small onion) and 2teaspoons of honey 3 times a day. Onion is very useful in bronchitis

Tea

Different combination of dry and fresh ingredients are boiled together for few minutes and used as a drink

  • Ginger tea- Drink ginger tea. Use 2 to 3 pieces of ginger to prepare this tea and consume it at regular intervals during the cough It acts as a decongestant, helps stimulate slow digestion and enhances the taste
  • Tulsi tea-½ tsp black pepper powder+1/2 tsp dry ginger powder-+10 Tulasi leaves boil in 1 cup water make tea and drink 2-3 times a day

The teas or hot infusions chosen should be balanced with hot and cold potency

DECOCTION

  • Preapare a decoction with Fresh ginger -3 teaspoon cinnamon powder ½ easpoon, yashtimadhu 2 teaspoons . All the ingredients should be boiled with four glasses of water and reduced to ½ glass and this has to be taken twice daily .Honey can added as a sweetener if needed
  • Prepare a decoction by boiling a tablespoon of fenugreek seeds in half liter of warm water. Continue boiling the seeds, till the water reduces to one third of its original quantity. Then, add a teaspoon of fresh ginger juice to this concoction, along with a few drops of honey, just to make it more palatable. Drink this mixture once a day.
  • Boil 3 teaspoons of Yashtimadhu choornam/licorice in two glasses of water and reduce to ¼ glass and add honey if needed.This is good remedy for dry cough and sore throat
  • Betel leaves,tulasi leaves, ajwain leaves , pepper are boiled together and reduced to half
  • Tulasi leaves a piece of ginger of an inch size few pepper corns are boiled and reduced to half

CHOORNAS

  • Trikatu ,-the mixture of dried ginger powder, pepper and long pepper taken in equal quantities of a quarter to half teaspoon twice a day with honey. Trikatu has anti -pyretic qualities and are effective in fever accompanied with bronchitis.
  • Ayurvedic medicines like sitopaladi choornam , Thaleesadi choornam , Karpooradi choornam can be taken with doctors advise

MILK

Tumeric Milk -Mix a half teaspoon or turmeric powder in a glass of warm milk twice is good during the symptoms of
flu cough with phlegm

SOUPS

Thin vegatable Soups,chicken soup spiced with pods of garlic, cloves, cinnamon, Drumstick leaves soup prepared with little salt, pepper and lime juice is very beneficial during common cold

STEAM

Take steam with water added with three to four drops of eucalyptus oil, peppermint oil. Mint leaf,Tulsi leaf, Cumin seed,Ajwain, Black jeera, are the some of the other ingredients used for steam which can
be used for children.

For infants below 6 month

For infants herbal medicines for cold and cough are mostly applied externally.Infused oils or crushed herbal leaf juices and rubbed on chest and back of the baby.The other preferred method is to treat the mother with medicines. Sometimes very little amount of medicines is applied on the breast before feeding the baby.

Oils used

  • Mustard oil cooked with garlic
  • Karpooradi thailam,Mustard oil, ajwain leaf extract, -They are rubbed on the chest and back
  • For nose block- Ajwain garlic pottali

For infants above 6 month

Same methods mentioned as above are to be followed but with a stronger dose.

  • Apply turmeric paste on chest and back.
  • Mustard oil with garlic, ajwain
  • Fresh juices such as ajwain leaf juice ,betel leaf juice,

For children above 1 year

Some of the Teas decoctions, fresh juices mentioned above are to be given. The dose depends on age. Generally decoctions are given 1-2teaspoon before food thrice daily, teas 3-4 times a day, fresh juices 1 to 2 tsp twice a day with honey

Home remedies for common problems

RUNNING NOSE

  • To stop a running nose, you can apply the paste made of nutmeg (jaiphal) and cow’s milk along with a little opium on the nose and forehead. to be taken as a snuff.
  • Lemon juice can also be used for running nose
  • Smoke from burnt turmeric stops the running nose.

COUGH

Common salt +2 black peppercorn chew every four hours

BLOCKED NOSE

  • Powder made of equal parts of cinnamon, black pepper, cardamoms and the seeds of Nigella sativa (krishna jeeraka) is used for smelling.
  • Crushed garlic pods can be used for smelling for relief of blocked nose. Chewing garlic will also give relief of blocked nose.

DRY COUGH

For dry chronic cough ingredients such as cumin, clove, cardamom, dry grapes, coriander seeds, fennel, sugar candy, are more in the combination of the medicines and often mixed with sweet base such as palm jaggery or honey

BRONCHITIS

  • Trikatu churna- An effective home remedy for bronchitis is They also tone up the metabolism of the patient. It can help by keeping the mucous in the lungs wet and fluid-like, and decreasing inflammation of the respiratory tract. You can take half a teaspoonful of trikatu powder mixed with honey.
  • Onion has expectorant properties. It liquefies phlegm and prevents its further formation. Half to one teaspoon of raw onion juice is given
  • 3.. Drumstick leaves soup prepared with little salt, pepper and lime juice is very beneficial especially in case of bronchitis.

FEVER

  • 20 to 40 grams of black basil (Krishna Tulsi) leaves juice thrice daily
  • Decoction prepared with 30 to 80 grams roots and leaves of holy black basil (krishna tulsi) plant can help in all types of fever
  • Application of warmed mustard oil will help people affected with dengue fever and suffering from joint pains the legs and hands.
  • Water boiled with cumin seeds can be used for drinking during fever
  • Dry ginger and coriander seeds are pounded well and boiled in water. This water brings down the fever

FLU

  • Drink a cup of warm water added with lemon juice and honey two to three times a day.
  • Decoction made with 1 tsp of fenugreek seeds boiled in 1 ½ glass of water boiled and reduced to ½ glass. To this add 1 tsp of ginger juice and few drops of honey. This is taken two to three times a day
  • 3 to 4 tsp of the onion juice and honey mixture once or twice a day daily till the flu lasts.
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder in a glass of warm nati milk. Reduces the fever and loosens the phlegm
  • Ginger tea has an excellent remedy for flu

Home Remedies for Cold in Infants

  1. Lots of rest
  2. Drink lot of fluids -keep body hydrated
  3. Saline nasal drops to clear out the mucus in the nasal passages, and thus relieve congestion.
  4. Resting with head elevated
  5. Salt water gargling
  6. Use of humidifier/vaporizer/head bath

When to visit the doctor

If you are suffering from symptoms of cold more than 3 weeks, such as itchy eyes, nasal congestion, cough, excessive fatigue, sore throat swollen lymph nodes, rapid heart beat you may have to seek the help of doctor. It may be that you get into secondary infections if not treated. In general if you find the following symptoms it’s better to visit the doctor

  • High (above 103 degrees) fever or a fever that lasts for more than 3 days. In infants below 3 month if fever is
    above 100F
  • Symptoms that last for more than 10 days
  • Trouble breathing, fast breathing or wheezing
  • Bluish skin color
  • Earache or drainage from the ear
  • Changes in mental state (such as not waking up, irritability or seizures)
  • Flu like symptoms that improve, but return with a fever and a worse cough

Home-Made Balasiddha Oil – 500ml

My dear parents and well wishers, sorry for keeping you awaited for long time. My six months angel kept me occupied. So here is my Balasiddha oil, total nourishing herbal oil for babies and adults as well for overall health benefits.

Ayurveda defines health as a threshold structure of Mind, Body & Soul. The brilliance of ayurveda lies in treating the root cause of disease instead of its symptoms. The ayurveda is knowledge of life and this honored remedial method assists in providing the consciousness about life and health in every individual.  Let’s look at the ingredients of Balasiddha oil.

Ingredients

Bala ,Vacha, Neem/Tulsi, Aswagandha, Hadjod, Turmeric, Black Urad Dal, Devadaru, Manjistha, Sariba.

Devadaru(Cedrus Deodara)
It is derived from sanskrit word Devadaru meaning the ‘The Wood Of Gods’. In mythology, this is called a holy tree. This serves as an excellent detoxifier standing unique with extensive healing benefits from Acne to Ulcers. Its divine cure of numerous health benefits from Dandruff, Insomnia, Bronchitis, Cold, Caugh and Cancerous Tumors. It is also a stress buster. This herb has several neurological benefits due its calming and elevating anti depressant qualities.

Bala(Country Mallow)
This is used to increase the strength of the body, bones, muscles and joints nourishing the overall body. This herb is associated with ancient Hindu goddess of beauty and grace ‘Parvaty’. Bala is to traditionally maintain vitality. This is highly beneficial in Muscular Dystrophy and muscle weakness due to Diabetic. Epics say that Bala makes the body as strong as vajra. In Mahabharata, the Mythological story of war says that Duryodhana forgets to apply Bala oil on his upper thigh and so lost his war.

Hadjod(Cissus Quadrangularis)
This herb represents the shape of bones and joins. It is also called Vajravalli as makes the body as strong as diamond. It heals the infected wounds. Treats obesity and also a body building supplement. It is a green leafy vegetarian dish also used for making pickles.

Aswagandha(Withamia Somnifera)
It is also known as Indian Ginseng. The name Aswagandha comes from Sanskrit, The combination of Aswa – The Horses, Gandha – That means Smell. This gives strength and vitality of horse power. It is the best herb that is used to recover from prolonged illness, Calms down the mind elevating the mood. It is vatha pacifying that helps in retaining natural glow, suppleness of skin. The anti oxidant combats the growth of radicals causing ageing wrinkles, dark spots, dullness etc. Massaging with this oil cures impotency in Men. It is better used as an adaptogen to cope up stress, rejuvenates nervous system. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, it’s beneficial for treating osteoporosis, pain in rheumatoid arthritis. It can normalize the immune suppressing effects of chemotherapy forming new blood vessels due to its antigenic properties. It increases the estrogen levels in body maintaining skin youthful by balancing natural skin oils. It also controls hair fall, Prematured growing of hair, prevents hair breakage and is a good skin tone.

Vacha (Bach/Acoruscalamus or Vasambu In Tamil)
Whatever you call it, its one of the herb considered very highly in Ayurveda and in Home Remedies. It is also called child herb as it is used in several health ailments in children. Its oil used to enhance memory, Intellectual power of a person. Musicians and Meditators use this herb or oil for concentration and also preferred in aroma therapy. Interestingly Vacha is a herb of saints and sages. It is highly beneficial in epilepsy and insanity. It enhances cognitive abilities. Vacha mixed with other herbs like Neem as in Balasiddha oil is excellent in treating Visceral diseases. It is best in addressing Piles. It possesses carmative properties.

Sariba (Anantha Mula, Sarasapilla, Sugandhipala)
Once can experience the healing power by yourself of this amazing herb. It is coolant and is blood purifier. This is mostly beneficial in Auto-Immune Disorders, Chronic Skin Disorders, Ecoderama, Dysyentry, Jaundice etc. Gives lusturous hair growth with shine.

Manjishta (Radixrubiaceae)
The main function of it works in circulatory system and on skin. Its red roots point to its affinity for the blood. Manjishta acts primarily as blood cleanser and purifier. The presence of quinone rubiadin demonstrates anti oxidant activity that protects against damage in free radicles. Manjistha displays ability of reducing heat and congestion with in blood flow impacting wide range of chronic inflammation disorders. It also breaks down the accumalation obstructing the blood flow ssuch as Tumours and Lumps. This oil is excellent during menstrual imbalances and cramps. Its coolant and as balancing effect on both phsical and emotional level indicating in case of Epislepsy, Autism , ADHD and other Neurological Disordders.

Neem and Tulasi
Neem and Tulasi are significantly important in India since ancient times. Vedas mention their outstanding roles in maintaining helath and curing various body disoorders. These are found in various traditional medicines. Tulsi is also known as Queen Of Herbs and one cannot summarize its efficacy in short. It is Anti-Bacterial, Anti-Fungal and Anti-Inflammatory in preventing and curing various health problems. It is high in alkaloids. Neem is indigineous tree in India. It is considered Tree of 21 Century refering it to divine Tree and panacia of all diseases. It is the life giving and leading eliments in Ayurveda. Due to its high Anti-Bacterial, Anti-Fungal and Anti-Histamice, it is the herb that treats all diseases from roots . The best remedy for any insect bites, immune builder against chicken pox and additionally it cures Hepatitis B virus as per recent study.

Turmeric
Among the Medicinal plants, few possess a white spectrum of qualities as Turmeric. The latin name for Turmeric is ‘Circumalonga’ which comes from arabic name for the plant ‘Kirkum’. It comes from Ginger family and in sanskrit its called ‘Haridra’ and ‘Kanchani’ (The Golden Goddess). Theactive properties curcumin in turmeric are best called productive properties as it is rich in Anti-Oxidants, Anti-Bacterial and Anti-Fungal. It plays an affluent roll on the body and skin that fights with anti bodies. The curcumin regulates certain growth factors signalling molecules in the tumour that ultimately arrests the growth of tumour cells. It treats well all skin disorders, body aches, virals and flues an is anti-allergitic. Lactating mothers who experience pain in breasts due to mastitis can apply this oil followed by hot fumentation gives great relief .It is best in cosmetic industry for curing acne and pimples. Removal of facial hair and skin lightening, stretch marks etc. It is good source Vitamin B6 and Vitamin – C

Black urad / Vigna mungo
Its rich in vitamin B ,protein and iron majorly. Its exfolicator useful in skin rejuvenating & nourishing properties. In ancient india urad dal was used as cosmetic purpose. It removes skin tan and improves complexion . Eliminates dead skin. Blackgram when mixed with sesame oil highly beneficial in rheumatic inflammation, knee pain if applied and massaged externally . Its considered effective in combating prostrate and pancreatic cancer . It’s a rich remedy for diseases like facial or partial body paralysys . As long lustrous hair is womens beauty , a hair pack of urad dal nourishes turning it into silky and shine. It strengthens the body energy levels increasing life span .It increases milk secretion in lactating mothers. Best pulse as crowned by ayurveda in treating erectile dysfunction and due to its aphrodisiac properties it increases sperm count and motility in men .

Preparation

Choosing the quality of herbs comes with expertise to serve the healing purpose of the oil. Weigh each herb 70 to 80 gms and hand pound them. Later sieve it into fine powder to ensure it doesn’t prick the body. Take 2 lts of cold pressed gingelly / cocunut oil add herbal powder into a kadai along with oil and start boiling until the whole ingredients turn black. Keep it aside. Let the whole concotion settle down and store in hygenic container. show it to sun for continuous 3 days to absorb the suns rays to enhance its healing energy. This oil goes for a family of four members for regular oil bath.

Usage

One can either apply ubtan on skin and for a bath and later apply this oil all over the body so as to make skin supple .this is best to address dry skin either in adults and babies .

Alternatively mix ubtan with this oil and use it as a scrub to polish the skin. please avoid any soaps for shiny glossy and smooth skin

The third method of using for babies and adults if time permitts on daily basis or weekends massage with this oil leaving for 20 minutes for better absorption standing under morning sun rays wld be effective cleansing the 7 layers of skin and scrub with ubtan if oily skin

 

At request of many parents, while I make for my children, I also make extra to share it the requested parents. Each pocket is of 500 ml, and it costs Rs.1390 + Shipping.

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PRECAUTION

Pregnant ladies can avoid this oil till third trisemister .Best to use post delivery to cleaning and purifiying the whole system ..a perfect detoxification strengthening the body and its muscles shaping up the abdomin .

Author: Lakshmi Bharadwaj

Lakshmi Bharadwaj, known as OJAS in whatsapp group, is a home-maker and mother of three lovely kids. She comes with a rich tradition that follows home-remedies, which makes her a passionate towards ancient knowledge in Ayurveda naturopathy and herbs. She is one of the sincere and senior member of swarnaprashana watsapp parenting community. She has been constantly guiding new parents and with her continuous selfless efforts on various social and educative platforms. She is a small startup entrepreneur made it a step ahead in collaborating O&S HERBALS with BALAMRIT and MILKMASLA which stood to her expectations with her efforts. In 2015, She was the Parent of the month for her exceptional guidance in home-remedies to many parents in our whatsapp community.

Home Made Ayurvedic Oil

As market available baby massage oil might be dangerous as it has mineral oil. its has parebens and other poisonous ingredients. So i am sharing with a home made pure BALA SIDDA BABY OIL, which we use in our family.

  • Bala
  • Aswagandha
  • Hadjod (makes strong bones )
  • Mamra badam
  • Neem leaves or powder
  • Vacha/ bach/vekhand
  • Manjal
  • Ajwain
  • Crushed garlic
  • Few cloves
Direction
  1. Take 1 L of orgnaic cold pressed cocunut / gingelly oil
  2. Add the above ingredients in oil in a vessel and boil well till all the ingredients turn jet black . It means oil has absorbed the qualities of the Ingredients well.
  3. Let it cool down and store in a conatiner and take when needed .
    Warm it before using.

    It gives energy to body n bones ..makes skin pure. Avoids cold ….flu ..cough etc

    All the above you get in ayurvedic shops. Alternatively for pure oil, do consider our community shopping project www.greenhands.in

Author: Lakshmi Bharadwaj

Lakshmi Bharadwaj, known as OJAS in whatsapp group, is a home-maker and mother of three lovely kids. She comes with a rich tradition that follows home-remedies, which makes her a passionate towards ancient knowledge in Ayurveda naturopathy and herbs. She is one of the sincere and senior member of swarnaprashana watsapp parenting community. She has been constantly guiding new parents and with her continuous selfless efforts on various social and educative platforms. She is a small startup entrepreneur made it a step ahead in collaborating O&S HERBALS with BALAMRIT and MILKMASLA which stood to her expectations with her efforts. In 2015, She was the Parent of the month for her exceptional guidance in home-remedies to many parents in our whatsapp community.

Learn the ancient ways to cure Acne

Papaya

There are various way to cure Acne. At our whatsapp group, we have plenty of parents sharing their age old home remedies to each other. We have made an attempt to collect all those and share it for anyone. Apart from the information we share from our group, We have gone little deeper into ancient siddha, ayurveda and unani script and shared few remedies.

When you try these do share your feedback and or if you have any more tips so share it at comments

Effective home remedies to cure Acne
  1. Applying papaya milk on face helps to remove acne or pimples.
  2. Make a fine form of paste of Saunf and then add lemon juice to it. Applying of this mixture to the face daily helps to remove acne or pimples. Your face will glow naturally. This is very useful homemade home remedy for acne or pimples.
  3. Sandalwood paste applied on the face helps to overcome Acne and remove its scars.
  4. Cucumber (Kheera) juice mixed with lemon juice applied on the pimples helps to get relief from acne and acne scars.
  5. Acne treatment using Mint (Pudina) juice applied on the face also helps to get relief from acne and acne scars.
  6. Water boiled with neem leaves used for taking steam helps in reducing acne and acne Scars.
  7. Gram Flour (Besan) mixed with butter milk applied on the face reduces acne and acne scars. Note: Does gram flour irritate acne skin? – The answer is no. As the gram flour is good ingredient for skin shining and also helps in the treatment of acne skin.
  1. Raw Papaya (papita) paste applied on the face helps to cure acne.
  2. Nutmeg (Joy Phal) grinded with milk applied on the face helps a lot in reducing acne and acne scars. So nutmeg and milk cure acne very fast.
  3. Powdered dry orange skin applied as a paste or orange skin rubbed on the face helps to remove acne scars.
  4. Does neem cure scar on face ? Water boiled with neem leaves used for washing face removes extra oil from the face and reduces pimple or acne scar on face.
  5. Tomato rubbed on the face or tomato juice applied on the face helps to remove acne scars.
  6. Aloe vera (Gwar Patha) is a best medicine for pimples or acne. Aloe vera leaf rubbed on the face removes acne and acne scars.
  7. Carom seeds (Ajwain) grinded with curd applied on the face also helps to get rid of acne or pimples.

Learn the ancient ways to cure Earache, Eye burn, Boils, Exhaustion (Heat), Gum Bleeding

There are various way to cure Earache, Eye burn, Boils, Exhaustion, Gum bleeding. At our whatsapp group, we have plenty of parents sharing their age old home remedies to each other. We have made an attempt to collect all those and share it for anyone. Apart from the information we share from our group, We have gone little deeper into ancient siddha, ayurveda and unani script and shared few remedies.

When you try these do share your feedback and or if you have any more tips so share it at comments

Effective Remedies for Earache

Garlic

  1. Take 2-3 cloves of garlic. Peel off the skin and cut them into small pieces. Add 100 ml. of sesame or mustard oil and boil on a slow fire for about five minutes. Strain and when it becomes cool, drop two drops in the aching ear.
  • Can be used two times a day.
  1.  Make a mixture of one teaspoonful of onion juice and half teaspoonful of honey. This mixture is also helpful in earache.
  • Two drops in each ear can be used two times a day.
Effective Remedies for Eye Burn

Pink Rose & Water Droplet

  1. Put 2-3 drops of pure rose water into the affected eye. It also helps in itchy eyes and reduces the redness in the eyes.
  • This can be used two or three times a day.
Effective Remedies for Boils

Onion

  1. Apply cooked onion as a poultice on the boil.
  2. A paste of ginger powder (one teaspoonful) and turmeric powder (one teaspoonful) is also good to apply on the boil. Either the boil will be suppressed or a head will appear so that the pus can be drained out easily.
Effective Remedies for Exhaustion (Heat)

Tender Coconut

  1. Drink one glass (250 ml.) of coconut water or grape juice.
  2. Take 3-4 pieces of dates and cook them with one glass of milk or water. Eat the dates and drink the milk or water. It is also good to blend them in a mixture before taking. This drink is very good and give instant energy.
Effective Remedies for Gum bleeding

winter remedy

  1. Squeeze the juice of half lemon into a cup of water and add one teaspoonful of honey. This drink should be taken every morning.
  2. Massaging the gums gently with coconut oil also helps.

Learn the ancient ways to dark circles

Cucumber.

There are various way to cure Dark circles. At our whatsapp group, we have plenty of parents sharing their age old home remedies to each other. We have made an attempt to collect all those and share it for anyone. Apart from the information we share from our group, We have gone little deeper into ancient siddha, ayurveda and unani script and shared few remedies.

When you try these do share your feedback and or if you have any more tips so share it at comments

HOME REMEDIES FOR DARK CIRCLES

  1. Application of a thin sliced cucumber on top of each eye for 15 to 20 minutes, twice a day, relieves stress and cools down the eyes.
  2. A mixture of almond oil and honey should be applied on the affected area every night before bedtime. You will see a remarkable improvement in two to three weeks.
  3. Consume at least two to three liters of water on a daily basis. Water is a very essential remedy in this case and it flushes out the toxins present in the body.
  4. Tea bags are known to be very effective in curing dark circles. A cold tea bag should be put on top of each eye for 10 to 15 minutes every day.
  5. Make a paste of fresh mint leaves and add a few drops of lime juice in it. Apply the mixture on the eyes and the dark circles for 10 to 15 minutes every day
  6. Rose water is considered to be a natural coolant for the body and has been an old home remedy for generations. Apply two to three drops of rose water on a cotton ball and gently massage on the affected area of the eye for five to six minutes. You will see the result in two to three weeks. This method is considered to be one of the most effective cures for dark circles.
  7. The dark circles treatment should be started as soon as possible to avoid it from increasing.
  8. Eight hours of sleep is a must for all of us, especially for people having dark circles under their eyes?
  9. Close your eyes and cover your eyelids with slices of raw potato or cucumber for 15-20 minutes. Wash with warm water and apply a cream.
  10. Grate a cucumber, squeeze to take out its juice and refrigerate. Make a mixture of lemon juice, lanolin cream and cucumber juice and apply around the eye for 10-15 minutes.
  11. Apply lemon juice on the black circles 2 times a day.
  12. Apply a paste of turmeric powder with pineapple juice for dark circles under the eyes.
  13. Apply crushed mint around the eye.
  14. Almond helps to remove dark circles and is an excellent “skin food”.
  15. Both potatoes as cucumbers are excellent natural remedies against dark circles. Remember they are in the refrigerator, and serve to refresh your eyes, turn. Put a slice of them directly over your eyes, relax the eye and stays on for 15 minutes. Then remove them and watch the wetting properties of these vegetables will make your eyes look rested and in good condition.
  16. Most widely used home remedy against the dark circles is to apply two sachets of tea or Chamomile previously moistened eyes on for twenty minutes. Its application can reduce inflammation and therefore reduces the bags, although obviously its duration is tentative because it does not eliminate them.
  17. Other home remedies to reduce dark circles would be applied two slices of raw potato on the eyes or apply also for twenty minutes, the resulting paste to cook an apple with milk, Within one hour of cooking.
  18. However, the most effective natural remedy is to mix aloe vera pulp two slices cucumber and apply it over your eyes for half an hour.

HOME REMEDIES FOR BURNING SENSATION IN CHEST

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There are various way to cure Burning sensation in chest. At our whatsapp group, we have plenty of parents sharing their age old home remedies to each other. We have made an attempt to collect all those and share it for anyone. Apart from the information we share from our group, We have gone little deeper into ancient siddha, ayurveda and unani script and shared few remedies.

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  1. Chew a piece of Hareetaki
  2. Drink lemon juice in empty stomach with sugar
  3. Ashyam of sandal wood powder – 3times a day
  4. Corinader seed Kashayam – 3times a day
  5. Tender coconut water
  6. Corinader leaf juice + ½ glass buttermilk – 2times per day

Learn the ancient ways to cure Diarrhoea

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There are various way to cure Diarrhoea. At our whatsapp group, we have plenty of parents sharing their age old home remedies to each other. We have made an attempt to collect all those and share it for anyone. Apart from the information we share from our group, We have gone little deeper into ancient siddha, ayurveda and unani script and shared few remedies.

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  1. Drinking this water frequently helps to avoid dehydration during Diarrhea. Slight sugar and salt can be added.
  2. Drinking lemon juice 4-5 times a day helps to cure Diarrhoea.
  3. Pomegranate (Anar) leaves boiled in water with sugar and filtered. Drinking this decoction 3 times a day helps to cure Diarrhoea.
  4. Drinking half cup of Mint (pudina) juice in every two hours helps to cure Diarrhoea.
  5. Wall nut (Akhrot) grinded with water and this paste applied in the naval helps to cure Diarrhoea.
  6. Drinking Basil (Tulsi) juice mixed with Betel (Pan) juice helps to cure Diarrhoea.
  7. Eating a spoon of Dhania (Coriander) powder with black salt after meals in helpful in curing Diarrhoea.
  8. 1 tsp fresh grated ginger + 1 gms nutmeg powder to half a cup of water. Blend them together for few minutes into a mixture. Drinking this twice or thrice a day helps to stop diarrhoea.

Learn the ancient ways to cure dandruff & lice

There are various way to cure dandruff and lice. At our whatsapp group, we have plenty of parents sharing their age old home remedies to each other. We have made an attempt to collect all those and share it for anyone. Apart from the information we share from our group, We have gone little deeper into ancient siddha, ayurveda and unani script and shared few remedies.

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Effective home remedies for Dandruff

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  1. Fenugreek (menthi) paste applied on the scalp an hour before taking bath helps to overcome Dandruff problem.
  2. Applying Lemon juice on the scalp for an hour before taking bath helps to overcome Dandruff.
  3. Sour curd applied on the scalp 10 minutes before taking bath helps to get rid of Dandruff.
  4. Reetha (soap nut) used for washing hair helps to get relief from Dandruff.
  5. Indian gooseberries (amla)paste applied on the scalp before taking bath helps to get relief to FROM Dandruff
  6. Hibiscus leaves boiled in small quantity of water and used along with shikaki as a hair wash instead of soap, shampoo helps in reducing Dandruff problem this is a natural hair conditioner.
  7. GRAM flour (Besan) mixed with curd applied on the scalp before bath helps to remove Dandruff.
  8. Boiled Beetroot leaves used for washing hairs helps to get rid of Dandruff.
  9. Regular oil message on the scalp helps to get relief from Dandruff.
  10. Neem paste or sweet neem (curry patta) paste mixed with Basil(Tulsi)paste applied on the scalp helps to remove Dandruff.
  11. Grinded pigeon pea (Arhar dal) applied on the scalp before taking bath helps to remove Dandruff.
  12. Applying Crushed raw papaya (papita) paste on the scalp 10 minutes before taking bath is very helpful. This process assists in the exfoliation of dandruff flakes and slow down fungal growth. Papaya contains enzyme papain which is very helpful in reducing dandruff and hair fall problem.
  13. Boil the fresh neem leaves in water for 1/2 hour. Filter the liquid & cool, apply the juice on hair and soak for 10 minutes. Wash it away while bathing.
  14. Take kelp, improves the hair growth and heals the scalp.
  15. Take Vitamin B complex + extra Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12, all the B vitamins are needed to obtain a healthy skin and hair.
  16. Take Selenium, is a antioxidant to aid in controlling dry scalp.
  17. Take Vitamin E, improves the circulation of the blood.
  18. Take Vitamin A, helps prevent dry skin and promote the healing of tissue.
  19. Take Vitamin C with Bioflavonoids, is an important antioxidant that prevent tissue damage to the scalp and is a good healing.
  20. To rinse your hair use and infusion of Chaparral or Thyme, is gentler in your hair.
  21. Hair washed with methi seed paste prevents dandruff, falling hair, baldness and dandruff keeping the hair long, healthy and black. Just soak the fenugreek seeds overnight in water Encyclopedia of Home remedies for better life.
  22. Soak a few (4-5) tablets of camphor in your hair oil (coconut) to keep away dandruff and lice.
  23. To get rid of dandruff apply the following mixture of once or twice a week. Keep for 20- 25 minutes before washing off with a mild soap or shampoo. Warm together, 1 tbsp. curds, 2 tsp. oil and 1 tsp. lemon juice.
  24. Herbal conditioner for dandruff. 1 pint of water. 1 tsp. of burdock root. 1 tsp. of calendula flowers. 1 tsp. of chamomile flowers. 1 tsp. of lavender flowers. 1 tsp. of rosemary leaves. 1 tbs. of vinegar. 6 drops of sage essential oil. Boil water and pour over herbs. Steep for 20 minutes strain and add vinegar. Apply after shampooing do not rinse out.
  25. Eat a balanced diet including at least 50 to 70% of raw food.
  26. Avoid dairy products, fried foods, flour, chocolate, nuts, seafood and sugar.
  27. Make a paste mixing 8 tbs. of pure organic peanut oil and the juice of half a lemon. Before washing your hair apply the mixture and rub it into your scalp. Leave it on for 10 minutes, then shampoo your hair as usual.
  28. To rinse your hair use 1/4 cup of vinegar mixed with 1/4 cup of water.
  29. Do not pick or scratch your scalp, it would make the dandruff worst.
  30. Try to use a non oily shampoo, and wash it frequently. Use natural products that do not have any chemicals. Every time before washing your hair massage the scalp gently with your fingers.
  31. Avoid using soaps, greasy ointments and creams.
  32. Make a celery tonic dandruff boiling a liter of water once reached the boiling point, added a few stems and leaves celery. It is boiling for five minutes, allowed to settle and applied to the scalp
  33. Squeeze the juice of one lemon cool which will be applied after shampooing (when you are rinsing your hair) that will make the hair has an intense shine shine viscosity but also removes and prevents dandruff.
  34. Boil in water the roots of beetroot (especially the most recommended to combat dandruff is white), and this water should be massaged on the scalp with the fingertips every night.
  35. Dilute cider vinegar with an equal amount of water and apply this mixture which must be added to the rinse water.
  36. Prepare a rinse with three tablespoons dried thyme in a cup of water which must boil for 10 minutes. Pour the mixture over the hair clean and free rinsing. Apply this preparation every time you wash your hair.
  37. Expose the scalp to the sun, a maximum of 30 minutes, early in the morning or after 4 pm. The Sun has an anti-inflammatory effect on the skin that is shed. 43. Prepare a treatment with a tablespoon of almond oil which should be warm. Separate the hair and apply directly on the scalp with a cotton ball. Putting a plastic cap and leave on for 30 minutes. After that time, you wash your hair. Importantly, this treatment should only be applied once a week to loosen the scales and improve scalp. Doing more times for the risk that harms the condition rather than helping.
  38. Massage, covering the entire head with small circular movements, scalp oil with two tablespoons of pure roasted sesame previously temperate. Then wash the hair with a mild shampoo and rinsed to remove the preparation. Perform this action at least three times a week. Recommendations
  • Do not neglect the condition. Many people do not mind when dandruff and itchy just scratched. However, not paying attention to dandruff can cause flaking accumulate in creating more itchy scalp, thereby increasing craving for scratching which may damage, over time, the scalp.
  • Eating a diet of fruit and vegetables. The person with dandruff should consume a diet with emphasis on raw foods, especially fruits and vegetables
  • Avoid tea, coffee, refined foods, canned and processed The person with dandruff should avoid eating meat, sugar, white flour, tea or coffee, condiments, refined and processed foods are avoided everyone.
  • Massaging the scalp daily using for that purpose to the fingertips. This should be done just before or after brushing the hair which will activate the circulation improving the condition of dandruff.
  • Keep hair and scalp clean In order to avoid accumulation of dead cells
  • Brush daily to improve circulation the most effective way of brushing your hair is to bend forward at the waist with his head toward the ground and then brushing the nape of the neck to the head. Encyclopedia of Home remedies for better life.
Effective home remedies for lice
  1. Apply Methi seeds with rice water to get rid of lice

Learn the ancient ways to cure Pain in legs & cracked legs

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There are various way to cure Pain in legs & Cracked legs. At our whatsapp group, we have plenty of parents sharing their age old home remedies to each other. We have made an attempt to collect all those and share it for anyone. Apart from the information we share from our group, We have gone little deeper into ancient siddha, ayurveda and unani script and shared few remedies.

When you try these do share your feedback and or if you have any more tips so share it at comments

Remedies for Pain in legs

  • 2 teaspoon of salt and 2 pudina leaves in warm water. Keep feet in that water

Remedies for Cracked legs

  • Mehandi with lemon juice Apply on feet, wash after 20 mins
  • Paste made of Neem and Tumeric can be apply on feet