A collection of safe and effective home remedies and herbal cures from Ayurveda .

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Sugarcane juice for internal heat

Chew pieces of sugarcane well -the juice reduces the internal heat in the body.It soothes the stomach and also reduces burning sensation in the chest.
-as told by asarmji Bapu.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Ayurvedic way to reduce weight

Mix 10 gms of honey, juice of half a lemon and 10 drops of ginger juice in 1 big glass of lukewarm water.Drink this juice early in the morning on an empty stomach.This helps one to control and reduce weight.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

dried ginger/sont for digestion

Slightly roast dried ginger and powder it add rock candy sugar powder in the ratio of 2:1 .Store in a bottle.Take half a spoon of this mixture in lukewarm water aftre a heavy meal.This aids in digestion.
--As told by panditha Elchuri.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Lemon juice for indigestion

Lemon juice is very good for indigestion.Add sugar in slightly concentrated lemon water and drink twice a day-This is a very good cure for indigestion and other stomach related problems.

Friday, March 26, 2010

A home remedy for stomach pain in small children

Take a little asafoetida/hing /inguva/peringayam and mix it with water to make a thin paste.Smear it on the stomach around the navel of the baby.The stomach pain due to discomfort or gas is relieved.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

An ayurvedic spice mix

Fry peppercorns in ghee.Fry ajwain/vaamu/thymol seeds and add a little asafoetida .Grind separately and mix the 2 powders.This is a good spice mix which can be added in gravies,vegetable curries and rasam and sambar .
This increases the appetite and aids in the digestion.
-As told by panditha Elchuri.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Pudina/mint leaves juice for skin problems

when Mint leaves juice is applied on the skin it not only soothes but also prevents and cures fungal infections on the skin.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

fennel seeds for prickly heat

Soak Fennel seeds /somph in water for 6 hrs.Add this water in bath water.Prickly heat problem will be resolved.You may also grind the seeds with water and apply on the affected area.

Papaya flower for hairless patches

Grind papya flowers and apply on the hairless patches.When this is done regularly hair starts growing in the hairless patch.This is also known as" penu korukudu "in Telugu or Alopecia in medical terms.
-As told by panditha elchuri.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Mustard oil relief for breathlessness

Mix salt in mustard oil and massage the chest of the person suffering from breathlessness and asthma.The symptoms will reduce.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Papaya fruit for kidneys

Eat a ripe piece of papaya 2 times a day.This maintains the health of kidneys.People who have difficulty in urinating and urinate in drops will know the difference.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Peepul tree leaves to cool the body

Wash and shade dry the leaves of the peepul tree.Powder the dried leaves.Boil a teaspoon of this powder in a glass of water.Filter and drink.This is highly beneficial in cooling the body.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Gooseberry to beat the heat

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When gooseberry/amla/usurikai/nellikai juice is rubbed on the forehead it pulls away the heat from the body.
As told by Pujya Asaramji Bapu.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

A simple cure for worms

Mix the juice of young neem leaves and honey and carrot juice.Drink 50 ml of this juice daily for a week.This will eliminate worms in the stomach.
--As told by pujya Asaramji Bapu.

Oil for Arthritis pain

Gently boil 1 cup of mustard oil.Crush 4 jaiphal/nutmegs/jajikaya /jathikaya and add it to the oil.Store it in a glass jar.This is a good pain relief oil for massaging the joints.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Onion juice for cholera symptoms

15 gm onion juice+powder of 7 peppercorns must be mixed with a little rock candy sugar.This when taken helps people who are suffering from excessive thirst and stomach disturbances in cholera.

-As told by panditha Elchuri.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Diet for good hair

Using Sesame oil,coconut,dark old jaggery,Trifala,black sesame seeds ,garlic and spinach in our diet ensures that the hair grows well.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

For Nasal Problems...

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Eclipta alba is widely used in Ayurveda and siddha medicines.It is commonly known as
"The false daisy".It is called Bringaraj in Hindi ,Guntagalagara in Telugu and Karisalankanni in Tamil.
Wash a few leaves of this plant and extract the juice.Put 3 drops in each nostril.This reduces headache,eliminates 'smell' in the nasal passages,reduces nasal discharges and reduces the heat in the nose.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Tender neem leaves for year round health

Eating 7 tender Neem leaves with 2 peppercorns/Kalimirch Miriyalu/mizhagu for 20 days after Holi keeps one free from all diseases and fever for an entire year.

Use mobile phones sparingly

Use mobile phones only when it is very essential .Avoid placing them near the body like in pockets or near the waist.The radiations have a very negative effect on the body and health of an individual.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Honey and lemon juice for lightening dark circles under the eyes

Make a mixture of lemon juice and honey.Apply it gently under the eyes.The dark circles under the eyes lighten .

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

wheat flour or ata for colds and cough

Fry a spoon of wheat flour in little ghee.Eat this 2 times a day.It is good to control cough and sneezing.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

mustard oil to decrease wrinkles

Apply a mixture of mustard oil and curd on the skin to prevent and soften wrinkles .

For children who vomit milk often

Put 3 drops of fresh lemon juice in the mouth of the child before drinking milk.Let the child drink her/his milk.Wait for 10 minutes. Now put 3 drops of lemon juice again in the mouth of the child.This prevents the child from vomitting the milk.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Cure for mouth ulcers with Nutmeg.

Myristica fragrans or Nutmeg(jajikaya in telugu , jaifal in hindi , jathikai in tamil) is a very famous spice.Take a whole nutmeg and rub it lightly on a rough and clean stone with water.The paste obtained is applied on the mouth ulcers for faster healing of the ulcers.

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Lemon bath water

Take 2-3 lemon rinds which are used and boil them in water with a little salt.Mix this with the bath water to reduce fatigue and body pains.
--As told by Panditha Elchuri.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Coccinia indica for reducing pain during periods

Wash fresh leaves of Coccinia indica (dhonda in telugu/kovakkai in tamil/tindora in hindi) and grind with equal amount of mustard seeds and garlic.Eat 10 gm this paste twice a day for reducing pain during periods.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Tulasi for combatting Malaria fever

Eat 7 leaves of tulasi/holy basil with 7 peppercorns.Chew well and then swallow.Do it 2-3 times a day for reducing the symptoms of malaria.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Cumin for Gynec Problems

Eat 3 table spoons of clean jeera/cumin seeds thru' the day.This helps in curing all kinds of ladies problems.It is especially useful in the itching and abnormal discharges of the vagina.
-As told by Panditha elchuri.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Onions help in prevention of Cholera

Cut onions into small pieces and place them all over the house in plates.The smell of onion should be obvious .This prevents cholera from entering the house.
--As told by Panditha Elchuri.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Fennel seeds for treating white discharge in ladies

Powder Fennel seeds/Somph .Mix 2gm of this powder with ghee and consume 2 times a day 2 hrs before food.This controls excess white discharge in ladies.
---As told by Pandita Elchuri.
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