Home Remedies for different Ailments

Home remedies

 Everyone at some or the other time might have suffered from illness. It is not possible to consult the doctor for small health issues. Instead relying on chemical medication which causes many side effects, remedies lies in every household in their kitchen for almost all health issues. Our ancestors were completely relied on herbs and natural cures. Some of them are detailed below.

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  • Headache – Massage the forehead and temples with peppermint oil and drink warm water boiled with basil leaves  and  ginger. Apply a little castor oil onto betel leaf and place onto the temples and take rest for few minutes.
  • Common cold – Mix turmeric and black pepper powder into hot milk and consume before you go to bed. Add a few drops of Eucalyptus oil into hot water and inhale repeatedly to get off clogged mucous in nostrils.
  • Throat Infection – Gargle with warm salt water 2-3 times a day. Mix a teaspoon of Cinnamon powder and black pepper powder to a glass of warm water. Gargle this water to get rid of throat infections.
  • Constipation  Consume a glass of warm milk before going to bed, by adding one one spoonful of ghee and milk has honey into the milk. As  ghee have Antimicrobial properties, it keeps the gut safe and healthy.
  • Mouth ulcers  Add a teaspoon of baking soda into half glass of warm water.  Apply a little honey or Aloe-vera juice on to the ulcers.
  • Burning of Eyes  Keep a slice of cucumber on each eye or dip a small cotton ball in water boiled with rose petals and place on your eyes.
  • Tooth ache  –  Apply a little clove oil (boil cloves in water to extract oil) onto the tooth which aches to get rid off pain.
  • Acne/Pimples   Mix a little turmeric powder into lemon water and make it as a paste. Apply the paste onto the pimples. Apply a pinch of toothpaste or baking soda paste on to the pimple.
  • Neck pain  Warm a little olive or sesame oil and add a few drops of pepperment or eucalytus oil into it and apply onto the neck. place an ice pack or have a warm bath.
  • Fever   Wipe the body with a cotton cloth dipped in cool water to bring the temperature to normal.Boil 20 basil leaves and a little ginger in a glass of water and add honey to it. Strain the solution and drink 2-3 times a day to reduce the temperature.
  • Acidity   Drink a glass of Buttermilk by adding a pinch of salt and cumin seed powder, pepper powder and coriander leaves. Coconut water, Jaggery also reduces acidity.
  • Asthma  Garlic, figs, turmeric, ginger acts best against Asthma. Caffeine helps to relax the bronchial muscles and relieves congestion. Mustard seed powder mixed with honey can reduce asthma.
  • Pneumonia  Steam inhalation with essential oils, Citrus fruits, turmeric,garlic and Basil leaves acts best against pneumonia.
  • Cracking of feet  Henna leaves will have the best crack healing capacity. Neem leaves were crushed and added with turmeric powder.Apply onto the cracked feet. Coconut oil mixed with lemon and turmeric acts best for healing cracks.
  • Stomach pain   Mango leaves are crushed and mixed with honey. consume regularly to get rid off stomach pain. Mint leaves and lemon were also effective.
  • Diarrhea  Fenugreek gives a quick relief against diarrhea if taken with buttermilk. If the condition is due to microbial infections, ginger and cumin seeds works the best. Pomegranate and carrot juice also works best.
  • Vomiting  Mix lemon and ginger juice and consume many times. Add a pinch of clove powder with honey and consume to get rid off vomiting.
  • Burning urination  Drink plenty of water. Boil a glass of water by adding a tablespoon of amla powder and turmeric and drink it thrice a day. Cucumber also works good.
  • Anal fissures/piles  Apply  a little amount of Aloe-vera juice or ghee or castor oil onto the fissure to get immediate relief. 
  • Overweight   Mix a tablespoon of honey into a glass of warm water and add the juice of  half lemon into it. Consume it every morning on empty stomach which have the capacity to reduce bad cholesterol levels in the body.

  • Joint pains  Sesame oil is the best remedy for joint pains. Warm sesame oil by placing camphor powder into it. 

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