Home Remedies

Home Remedies

How useful are Kitchen Remedies?

*Is it possible for you to consult your physicians all the time. At times you can be one yourself!
*When the need arises, you can whip up a supplement using resources from your kitchen.
*This’ll provide a temporary & much needed relief to your folks at home!

Kitchen remedies: For little reasons. For every season.

Acne
Grated cucumber applied over the face, eyes and neck for fifteen minutes is very much beneficial for acne and blackheads.

Asthma
Take a teaspoon of fresh ginger juice mixed with a cup of fenugreek decoction and honey to taste. This mixture acts as a excellent expectorant in the treatment of asthma.

Backache
Garlic is the most important home remedy for backache. Two or three cloves should be taken , grained and mixed with sesame oil. This mixed rubbed on back will give excellent result for backache.

Bad Breath
Wash your mouth with lime juice mixed with water. This will prevent bad breath.

Bleeding external
Apply ice cube or sandalwood paste.

Bleeding internal
Drink a glass of warm milk with a 1/2 teaspoon of saffron & turmeric powder.

Boils

Betel leaves are a valuable remedy for boils. A leaf is gently warmed till it becomes soft. Apply this on effected area with a layer of castor oil.

Burns
Add coconut oil to the paste of fresh gel of aloe vera blended with a pinch of turmeric Powder and apply.

Cold
Boil teaspoonful of ginger powder or eucalyptus leaves in one quart of water & inhale the steam.
Congested nose? Apply eucalyptus oil to the sides of your nose! Or inhale a pinch of calamus root powder in each nostril !

Constipation
Don’t forget to take in a glass of hot milk with a teaspoon of clarified butter at bedtime. Or Drink a glass of boiled water with one teaspoon of flax seed.

Cough

Add a pinch of salt with two pinches of turmeric powder to one glass of warm water and gurgle. Or chew a clove with a piece of rock candy. Take basil decoction or basil juice with honey.

If your cough has been troubling you for long, try this : Take a half teaspoonful of ginger powder, a pinch of clove with a pinch of cinnamon powder and honey in a cup of boiled water and drink it as tea.

Ear ache
Use 3 drops of garlic oil in your affected ear.
Make a mixture of a teaspoon full of onion juice with a half teaspoon of honey. And use 5 to 10 drops into affected ear.

Ears (ringing)

Use 3 drops of clove oil in your effected ear.

Exhaustion (heat)
Consume a glass of coconut water or grape juice. Or Churn out a juice of three dates with eight ounces of water and drink.

Eyes burning
Apply castor oil to the soles of the feet Or put 3 drops of pure rose water into the affected eye.
Apply aloe Vera gel on eye.

Gas
Consume a cup of water with a pinch of baking soda & lemon juice.

Gums (bleeding)
Massage the gums lightly with coconut oil.
Squeeze a half lemon into a cup of water and drink.

Headache
Dilute a paste of ginger powder (half teaspoon) with water & apply to the Forehead. A burning sensation may persist. But it’s not harmful.
Temporal headaches:
It’s related to Kapha. Hence apply ginger paste to the forehead and Sinuses.
Occipital headaches:
It is because of the aggravated Pitta in the stomach. Make tea with cumin & coriander seeds in a cup of hot water & consume it. Also apply a sandalwood paste to the temples
Sinus headaches:
Indicate toxins in the colon. Take one teaspoon of flax seed at bedtime With a glass of warm milk. At the same time, apply ginger paste behind the ears.

Hemorrhoids
Down a cup of aloe vera juice thrice a day.
Take two parts honey with one part castor oil.

Insomnia
Curd is very useful in insomnia. The patient should take plenty of curd and massage in on the head. This will induce sleep.
Honey is a very effective for Insomnia. Two spoonful should be taken with a cup of water at bed time.

Menstrual cramps
Have a tablespoon of aloe vera gel with two pinches of black pepper thrice a day.

Muscle Strain (upper part of the body)
Apply warm ginger paste with turmeric to the affected area twice a day.
Try to avoid it. As it disturbs the nervous system, specially the intelligence.

Overeating
Consume a cup of warm water squeezed with a half lemon juice & a pinch of baking soda.
Or roast fennel & coriander seeds (one teaspoon each) with pinch of salt.

Pain (external)
Blend 2 teaspoon of ginger powder with 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder with enough water. Warm the paste and spread it evenly on a piece of cotton cloth. Then the gel is ready for a ginger compress.

Rash
Apply the pulp of cilantro leaf to the affected area.Or drink coriander tea.

Lack of Sleep
Gently massage the soles of the feet with sesame oil. Rub oil into the scalp.Introduces 5 to 10 drops oil into each ear.Drink a cup of piping hot cow milk with rock candy or honey.

Excess Sleep

Take black coffee, gotu kola or calamus root tea at bed time.Go for an early dinner and eat less.

Swelling
Drink barley water or coriander tea
For external. Swelling : Apply two parts of turmeric powder with one part salt to the affected area.

Toothache
Apply 3 drops of clove oil to the affected teeth.