SOME SIMPLE AYURVEDIC REMEDIES FOR VARIOUS AILMENTS
After the meals, take one piece of Clove (Laung) and suck on it slowly. This not only gives instantaneous relief but also helps in reducing the onslaught of diseases arising out of acidity.
Cloves have direct impact on our digestive process. It helps in building appetite, removes phlegm and also increases the white blood cell count.
Another good remedy is the usage of Jaggery (Gudh) after the meals. About 5 to 10 grams of a Jaggery piece taken after the meals helps in eliminating acidity, improves digestion and also helps in the expulsion of worms in small children.
Acne & Pimples
Extract juice of one lemon and mix with equal quantity of rose water. Apply this mixture on the face and let it stay for about half an hour. Wash the face with fresh water. About 15 days application should provide the cure.
Another method is to massage the face with the skin of lemon before washing with lukewarm water.
Precautions : Do not try to prick and peel the acne as this can leave permanent marks on the face
Boil a cup full of water. After it becomes lukewarm then mix it with lemon juice squeezed from a fresh half lemon and two spoons of pure honey. This should be taken every morning on empty stomach for about 2/3 months. This not only "melts" the body fat but also is a natural cure for many of the stomach ailments. Note : While this combination of lemon juice and honey mixed with lukewarm water is a sure remedy for reducing fat, only lemon juice actually increases fat.
Special for excessively fat people:
Take only one sumptuous meal (lunch time only) a day. The meal should contain green vegetables. Do not drink water during or immediately after the lunch. Water should be taken after about one hour of the meal. Tea, Coffee and sweets should be avoided.
Some people like me cannot do without water after the meals. In this case it is suggested that only HOT water should be sipped. Sipping HOT water after meals reduces fat and is also helpful in cure of gas, constipation, worms, swelling of the intestines and regulation of monthly periods of women.
For ordinary constipation, take 10/12 pieces of Raisin (Munnakka), wash and remove the seeds and then boil them with a glass of milk. Once the milk is boiled, eat the raisins and drink the milk. Next day you will find regulation of bowel movements.
In case of stubborn constipation, use the above remedy for 3/4 days.
High Blood Pressure
Mix juice of onion and pure honey in equal quantity. Taken two spoons of this mixture once a day is an effective remedy for high blood pressure. Take for about a week. Upon noticing improvement, take for few more days as needed.
Onion juice reduces cholesterol and works as a tonic for nervous system. It cleans blood, helps digestive system, cures insomnia and regulates the heart action.
Honey soothes the nerves and is also helpful in lowering the high blood pressure.
Other helpful remedies for High Blood Pressure:
· Keep clean potable water in a copper urn overnight. Drink a glass early morning.
· Take four leaves of Basil and two leaves of Neem (Margosa) and grind them with four spoons of water. Take this ground mixture empty stomach with a glass of water.
· Eat empty stomach one Papita (Papaya) everyday for one month. Do not take anything after this for at least two hours.
Take half a teaspoon of Mustard Oil and mix with table salt. Message teeth and gums inside out for about 10 minutes, twice a day. Not only this will ensure an excellent cleanliness of gums and teeth, but will also guarantee that the loose teeth will become strong. An excellent home remedy for smokers and people who intake beer and alcoholic drinks. [These people suffer from such problems more in comparison to others].
Low Blood Pressure
Take 10 pieces of Kishmish (Raisin) and leave them overnight in a cup of water. After the raisin has been soaked for about 12 hours, take one piece at a time and chew it for at least 30 times before swallowing. Do this everyday for a month.
About 5 pieces of almonds soaked overnight in water, may be grounded and taken with a glass of milk.
Another wonder remedy in low blood pressure is to totally stop talking. Lie down on your left side and relax. With sleep taking over, you will feel better.
Take a teaspoon of table salt and mix with a glass of hot water. Gargling 3/4 times a day is helpful in giving relief to throat irritation.
Take a glass of milk and boil it with a half teaspoon of Haldi (Turmeric powder). Add a spoonful of sugar. Taken before sleeping for 2/3 days is also a very helpful remedy. This remedy is also very useful in cough, colds and flu.
Take seven almonds and immerse them in a glass of water in the evening. Next morning, after removing the red skin, grind the almonds. Then mix the ground almonds with a glass of milk and boil. When it has boiled, then mix a spoonful of Ghee and two spoonfuls of sugar. When it is lukewarm, then drink it. Do this for 15 to 40 days. It helps in improving memory and also brings vitality to the body.
This home remedy is extremely beneficial for students and those engaged in mental work. Take this empty stomach in the morning and do not eat anything for the next two hours.
Ear Ache and Infection
Take two bits of Garlic. Remove the skin. Put them in two spoons of Mustard Oil in a small pan and warm it up on low heat. When the garlic starts turning black (burning) then turn off the heat. Sieve the contents. When the oil becomes lukewarm, then using a cotton stub, put 2 to 4 drops in the aching ear.
This not only gives instant relief from the pain, it also helps in getting sound sleep.
Any worms in the ear get killed and expelled from the ear. This remedy is helpful in curing oozing ears.
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