Effective remedies for Fever with simple herbs.

By Forest & Kim Starr, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6167794
By Forest & Kim Starr, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6167794

There are various way to cure fever. 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 unnai 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.

  1. Eating of cumin seeds with jaggery cures the fever
  2. 20 to 40 grams of black basil (Krishna Tulsi) leaves juice.
  3. Drinking of 30 to 80 grams decoction made with the roots of holy black basil (krishna tulsi) plant two times in a day can helps to cure not only common fever but also cures all types of fever
  4. Eating of 3 Datura (Ummetha) seeds three times in a day helps to cure fever. Datura is the very good home remedy for fever.
  5. Boiling root powder in water to prepare a concentrate (1 cup reduced to ½) could be taken, with a little sugar added, daily morning on the empty stomach.
  6. Prepare sharbat by boiling by some tamarind pulp in half liter of milk and adding some dates, cloves, sugar, cardamoms and a very little camphor. It lessens the fever.
  7. Use Peepal leaves as laxative and tonic. They relieve feverish feeling of coolness
  8. The bark of Tamarind acts as an astringent, a tonic and it reduces fever. Use the bark as laxative.
  9. Applying of small mustard seeds oil to the body is helpful for people who are suffering with dengue fever. Usually dengue fever effected people suffering with joint pains and pains in the legs and hands.

Learn the ancient ways to Cure Flu

By Photograph: Frank C. Müller, Baden-Baden - Self-photographed, CC BY-SA 3.0
By Photograph: Frank C. Müller, Baden-Baden – Self-photographed, CC BY-SA 3.0

are various way to cure Flu. 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.

  • 2 or 3 times a day, Drink a cup of warm water with few drops of honey or lemon. This soothes the symptoms and at the same time loosens the phlegm.
  • Once a day prepare a decoction by boiling a 1 tsp of fenugreek seeds in ½ of warm water. Continue boiling the seeds, till the water reduces to one third of its original quantity. Then, add a 1 tsp fresh ginger juice to this concoction, along with a few drops of honey, just to make it more palatable
  • Consume 3 to 4 tsp of the mix, that is  equal amounts of honey and onion juice daily till the flu lasts.
  • Mix a 1 tsp turmeric powder in a glass of warm nati milk. This helps strengthen the liver and alleviates the symptoms of flu. Daily 2 to 3 times a day.
  • Ginger tea has an excellent effect on the body and helps alleviate the symptoms of the flu. Use 2 to 3 pieces of ginger to prepare this tea.

Learn the ancient ways to cure and prevent Asthma

There are various way to cure Asthma. 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

  • Take one teaspoonful of ginger powder and one teaspoonful of licorice powder. Add half a liter of water and boil the mixture till it reduces to one fourth (about 125 ml.). Strain it and drink it warm. Adding a teaspoonful of honey or one gram of common salt is beneficial and a good Ayurveda remedy for asthma.

Learn the ancient ways to Cure and Prevent Bronchitis

Onions

There are various way to cure Bronchitis. 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.

  1. Mixture of dried ginger powder + pepper + long pepper taken in equal quantities. The powder of these three ingredients have anti-pyretic qualities and are effective in dealing with fever accompanied with bronchitis. They also tone up the metabolism of the patient.
    • Dose: quarter teaspoon three times a day with honey.
  2. Onion known as a best home remedy for centuries in bronchitis. It is said to possess expectorant properties. It liquefies phlegm and prevents its further formation.
    • Dose: ½ tsp of raw onion juice first thing in the morning will be beneficial in such cases.
  3. Amukiran Kilangu or Ashwagandha known as American and Siberian ginseng are especially good for the lungs. They clear bronchial passages and reduce inflammation. Important: Do not use American ginseng if you have high blood pressure or any other heart problem.
  4. A soup prepared from drumstick leaves is also highly beneficial in the treatment of bronchitis. This soup is prepared by adding a handful of leaves to 150 ml. of water which has been heated to a boiling point. The water is allowed to boil further for five minutes. It should then be removed from fire and allowed to cool. A little salt, pepper and lime juice may be added to this soup. This drink should be taken first thing every morning.

Learn the ancient ways to cure Heaviness of Abdomen and Stomach Pain

By Hubertl - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0
By Hubertl – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

There are various way to cure heaviness of abdomen and stomach pain.  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 to cure Heaviness of Abdomen
  1. Take 2-3 pieces of giner with salt
  2. ½ tsp lemon juice with 1/2 tsp salt
  3. 1 tsp ginger powder with ghee and Salt
Remedies to cure Stomach pain
  1. 1 tsp ajwain + 1 tsp dry ginger powder +1 picnch salt. Mix with  ½ glass of warm water and take  in 1 hour
  2. Add 1 piece of hing in cows ghee and take with warm water
  3. 1 spoon ginger juice + 1/2 spoon lemon juice + 1 pinch salt every ½ hour

Learn the ancient ways to cure worms at home

CC BY-SA 3.0
CC BY-SA 3.0

There are various way to cure Worms. 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

  1. Once daily for one to two weeks, once in 3 months:
    1. Take a small piece of jaggery on empty stomach in the morning. After 15 mins drink warm water mixed with 1 ½ tsp of ajwain
  2. Daily for a week:
    1. 1 tsp of roasted and crushed pumpkin seeds with an equal amount of honey  on an empty stomach.
  3. Take it with honey for 15days:
    1. Powder of Vidanga 2-3 gm (Embelia Ribes) should be taken along with honey or warm water early morning
    2. Mixture  equal quantity of dry ginger (without skin), Black Pepper, Pippali (Piper longum)
  4. Following home made pills taken once in a month
    1. Juice of holy basil (tulsi) leaves along with honey for  one week
    2. Tender leaves of neem, dry ginger powder (without skin), Ajwain seed powdered all of them crushed. Make a smooth paste and rolled in small pills and sun dried.
  5. 4 tsp of  milky juice of unripe papaya fruit with 1 tsp of honey + 4 tsp of boiling water on empty stomach followed by purgation with castor oil. Or ground papaya seeds with 1 glass of water on empty stomach morning for 3 days is an effective deworming product.
  6. 3-6 grams of the powder of either the bark or the fruit peel of pomegranate with sugar followed by a laxatives effective in expelling round worms and tapeworms.

Learn The Ancient Ways To Cure Insomnia

There are various way to cure insomnia. 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

  1. Massaging foot sole with mustard oil before going to bed
  2. Poppy seeds dipped in water for an hour, grind to form a paste. Boil this paste with Milk and sugar. Drinking this daily.
  3. Regularly in the night eat Eating Mango and drinking Milk or drinking Mango milkshake.
  4. Regularly in the night eat raw Onion or roasted Onion
  5. Regularly in the night drink Nut meg powder mixed with water
  6. Consuming lot of Curd or eating Curd with Sugar or sweet Lassi induces sleep and cures Insomnia
  7. Drinking hot milk with a spoon of Ghee and sugar in the night helps to get sleep and cures Insomnia
  8. Drinking a glass of Carrot juice everyday helps to cure Insomnia.
  9. Drinking a spoon of lemon juice mixed with a spoon of Honey in the night induces sleep and cures Insomnia.
  10. Coriander (Dhania) leaves grinded with water and mixed with Sugar and eating this paste helps to get sleep and cures Insomnia.
  11. Aniseeds (Sauf) boiled in water for 10 minutes, add Milk and Sugar. Drinking this before going to bed helps to get rid of Insomnia problem.
  12. Cucumber (kheera) piece rubbed on the foot sole makes a cooling effect on the body and helps to get sleep curing Insomnia.
  13. Putting Castor oil (Erand) on the head or body massaged with Castor oil regularly helps in curing Insomnia.
  14. Sprouted horse gram (Kulthi) taken regularly helps to get sleep and cures Insomnia.Hop calms nerves, relieves tension, and helps in cases of insomnia cause by stress, headaches, indigestion. It does not affect the early waking hours of the morning.
  15. A few hours before bedtime take Kava kava. Reduces stress, tension, anxiety and relaxes muscles. It helps to fall asleep deeper and to rest more. It can be used as a sedative when taking a large dose, as effectively as, benzodiazepines but without the side effects.
  16. The most popular herb for insomnia is Valerian, It relaxes nerves and muscles, improves sleep quality and makes falling asleep easier. Great for insomnia cause by, mind activity, fear, fatigue, excitement. It’s as good as many barbiturates but has no side effects

Remedies for Common Cold With Simple Herbs

Fight Common Cold With Simple Herbs From Your Kitchen.

Learn the ancient ways to cure and prevent cold

There are various way to cure Cold. 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 unai 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.

These are the top 5 home remedies to cure the common cold:

  1. Drink ginger tea – It acts as a decongestant, helps stimulate slow digestion and improves the taste buds too.
  2. Lemon juice with water and honey. It soothes sore throat, boosts vitamin C intake and releases excess cough.
  3. Garlic contains antiseptic property, garlic in soups or supplements is the best remedy.
  4. Tulsi and long pepper in equal quantity, ground together and rolled into small pills, take 3-4 times daily. Tulsi has antiviral, antioxidant property. It is good immune-modulator. Long pepper relieves inflammation.
  5. 5 gm ginger juice mixed with one amla (Indian gooseberry) juice and one teaspoon honey  with a little water. It boosts body immunity and acts as a decongestant.
  6.  Take one tablespoon of grated fresh ginger, one teaspoonful of cinnamon powder and one teaspoonful of licorice powder. Add all these together to one litre water and boil on slow fire for ten minutes till about one fourth (250 ml.) of it is left. This drink can be taken three times in a day. Honey can added as a sweetener.
  7. If you are unable to sneeze or blow nose to open the blocked passage, then, here’s solution. A powder made of equal parts of cinnamon, black pepper, cardamoms and the seeds of Nigella sativa (krishna jeeraka)
  8. 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.
  9. Black pepper and long pepper, taken along with dried ginger, is supposed to help chronic inflammation of the mucous membrane, such as those lining the throat, sinuses, and lungs. During cold and flu, the body loses moisture, and mucous becomes thick and difficult to expel. Thick mucous provides a place for germs to multiply. Trikatu, the combination of the above three, 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.
  10. Drink a glass of hot water mixed with the juice of two lemons and sugar to taste. Take the same at bedtime as it gives relief from nasal catarrh.
  11. Simple Ayurvedic remedies can play a very effective role as first aid for many common ailments, such as earache, backache and diarrhea. Try these simple treatments and stay healthy in a natural way.
    1. Vyoshadi Vatakam
    2. Agastya Rasayanam
    3. Mustarishtm + Amritarishtam
    4. Lakshmi Vilas Ras 1-1-1 after food
    5. Sudarasanavati
    6. Sitopaladi Choornam
    7. Fluvin
    8. Talisapatradi Choornam
  12. ½ tsp black pepper powder + ½ tsp dry ginger powder + 10 Tulasi leaves boil in 1 cup water make tea and take 2-3 times  a day
  13. ½ tsp turmeric in hot milk  2-3 times per day
  14. Boil 1 piece ginger in 1 cup water and drink
  15. Juice of Tulasi leaves – 1tsp + Ginger juice 1 tsp + Betel leaf juice 1 tsp with honey 4 times per day
  16. ½ tsp – Turmeric powder in milk – Mix nicely 15 times a day
  17. Common salt +2 black  pepper combine chew every four hours
  18. Yashtimadhu Kashyam +1 tsp honey
  19. 1 tsp tulasi juice +10 ml honey 3 times a day
  20. 1 tsp onion juice + 10 ml honey  3 times a day

Prevention is definitely better than cure, here are ways to prevent it altogether:

  1. Cover the head and neck with clothes
  2. Gargle with hot saline water
  3. Take fresh fruits and vegetables to boost your immunity
  4. Keep yourself warm at all times
  5. Do not sleep during the day
  6. Do not sleep late
  7. Do not share towels and glasses
  8. Avoid deep fried and processed food
  9. If there is uncontrolled sneezing, excess thirst, foul smell in nose, insomnia, fever of 102 F or more, consult your doctor as soon as possible.

Homemade Recipe For Lactating Mothers.

Learn the ancient technique to increase lactations from ingredients available in kitchen.

By AzoregOwn work, CC BY-SA 3.0

On the occasion of breastfeeding week, I am happy to share an age old recipe taught by ancestors.

Ingredients

  1. Adi maduram ( licorice) 10 gms
  2. Ajwain 1 cup
  3. Chitirattai (lesser galangal / kulanjan / blue ginger) 15 gms
  4. Cloves 15 gms
  5. Dal chinni 15 gms
  6. Dry ginger 200 gms
  7. Elachi 15 gms
  8. Ghee 300 gms
  9. Hing 10 gms
  10. Honey 100 gms
  11. Javitri (mace) 10 gms
  12. Jaiphal 1 small piece
  13. Jeera 15 gms
  14. Khus khus 15 gms
  15. Mustard seeds 15 gms
  16. Palm jaggery – ¾ kg
  17. Pepper 15 gms
  18. Saboot dhaniya 25 gms
  19. Tippili (long pepper) 50 gms
  20. Turmeric 10  gms
  21. Val milage (cubeb / kabab chinni) 15 gms

Method

  1. Dry roast all the ingredients separately and allow it to cool
  2. Then grind it into a powder. I make in chakki
  3. Then seive it so that the powder is evenly mixed
  4. In a khadai add half liter of water and add the palm jaggery
  5. Boil it till the jaggery is fully melted
  6. Then strain it twice to take out the impurities
  7. Wash the khadai and put the strained jaggery syrup in it and allow it to boil for five minutes
  8. Add ghee and once the ghee starts melting, add the powder little by little and mix it, stirring continuously. Keep the flame low.
  9. Now mix it nicely till all the lumps is gone and cook for ten minutes
  10. Now add little ghee again if necessary.
  11. You can see one shine in the ready mixture.
  12. It should be in pouring consistency.
  13. Now add honey and mix well.
  14. Switch off the gas
  15. Transfer the ready mix in a steel container and allow it to cool down
  16. Once its cold it will becomes little thick

Lactating mothers should have twice a day along with hot milk.
It helps in increasing the milk supply and also helps in digestion.

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.

Remedies for Cough with simple herbs.

Learn the ancient ways to cure and prevent cough.

Root of Athimathuram, by KoS – Own work, Public Domain,

There are various way to cure Cough. 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 unai 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.

Continue reading “Remedies for Cough with simple herbs.”

Author: Velu Jayaprakash

Velu Jayaprakash is a social entrepreneur, product manager, techy, photographer, meditator, father of an angel, ancient wisdom seeker and holistic adviser. You can reach him at velu.jayaprakash AT gmail DOT com