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

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Gulkand -Rose petals jam

Gulkand is a very delicious ayurvedic preparation used in the treatment of many diseases.It is made from fresh rose petals and honey.
Rose petals are useful for reducing pitta, heat in the body and problems caused by excess heat.
It regulates menstruation and helps reduce excessive menstrual bleeding.
Gulkand decoction is an effective gargle for ulcers in the mouth.
It helps in treating acidity.
It also gives a glowing skin becuse it is a blood purifier.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Remedy for Constipation

Take 5 gm of Trifala powder/churna with water in the night before sleeping.This reduces constipation problem.It regulates the bowel movements so it is not habit-forming.
Triphala is a mixture which is made of equal parts of three myrobalans, taken without seed: Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), and Haritaki (Terminalia chebula).
Very weak people and pregnant ladies should avoid taking trifala.

Friday, January 29, 2010

For strong teeth

Massage the teeth and gums with a mixture of common salt and mustard oil.This makes the teeth strong.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

For Bad breath

Chew a few coriander seeds for 5 mins .This rectifies bad breath.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

To reduce Anger.

Anger is destructive.A simple yet effective way to reduce anger is to chew the food well.Spend a long time to chew well on your food .This will definitely reduce the anger in the person.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

For removing sun tan

Mix half a spoon of fresh Lemon juice and diluted curd/buttermilk. Apply on the affected part.Do this regularly for a few days.The skin gets back its original colour.

Monday, January 25, 2010

For Vomitings

Drink 2-10 ml of fresh Onion juice.This acts a corrective agent for upset stomachs ,Vomittings and Loose motions.
-From Arogyanidhi By Pujya Asarmji Bapu.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Remedy for Loose Motions

Dry roast a spoonful of fennel seeds/Somph/pimpinella anisum and and an equal quantity of Cumin seeds/Jeera .Powder the roasted seeds and take 3-4 pinches of the same with water.This is a good remedy for Loose Motions and vomiting.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Remedy for cough,cold

Mix 1 spoon of fresh pudina /mint juice with honey.Drink this every 3-4 hours .This alleviates cough,cold,fever and pneumonia like symptoms.

Friday, January 22, 2010

For Shining skin

Mix equal quantities of castor oil and milk and massage gently.This improves the lustre of the skin.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

For Migraine Pain

Mix curd,rice and rock candy sugar.When the mixture is eaten before sunrise it reduces migraine pain.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Skin rash

Eating a tomato early in the morning on an empty stomach will reduce the itching sensation.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Kidney problems

Photo source:wikimedia commons,Author :J,M,.Garg
Punarnava or Boerhavia diffusa or spreading hogweed is an excellent herb to treat kidney problems,edema and urinary tract infections.It restores the normal function of the kidneys and revitalizes the whole body.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Skin rash

Mix 3 or 4 pinches of edible camphor powder in 4 tablespoons of sesame oil.Apply it over the skin rash .This reduces the skin rash and itching.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

For hair growth and for the prevention of the greying of hair

Nails of the fingers of both hands should be rubbed together with a grating sound.This should be done for 3 minutes daily twice or thrice a day.This stops the greying of hair and also promotes hair growth.

as told by Baba Ramdev.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

For dry and parched lips

Apply 2 drops of mustard oil in the navel in the morning after bathing.The lips become softer.

As told by Baba Ramdev.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Panditha Elchuri's remedy for foot cracks

Mix powders of fried dhania, fried jeera and candy sugar in equal quantities and store . Take 1 spoonful powder with water three times a day.
Body is relieved of excess heat. Foot cracks will be eliminated. Burning sensation in stomach is relieved.
Source:Panditha Elchuri

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Dental health

Put a few drops of mustard oil (used also as a cooking oil)on the rind of a lemon.Rub the rind over the gums and teeth.Rinse the mouth with water.This strengthens the gums and also prevents decay.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Remedy for pimples

Grind a few pudina or mint leaves.Apply the paste on the face before sleeping.This helps in reducing pimples.
As told by Pujya Asaramji Bapu.

Remedy for Migraine

Mix a spoonful of fresh grated coconut with equal quantity of jaggery and add 2 pinches of edible camphor powder.This mixture should be eaten before sunrise for 3 consecutive days.This helps in completely reducing Migraine pain.
Source-from the book Arogyanidhi by pujya Asaramji Baju.
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