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

Saturday, July 30, 2011

A simple diet tip for ladies with hormonal imbalance problems...

  Ladies who suffer from irregular periods may include more of carrots in their diet  .This will help in regularizing their monthly cycles and  the flow.

(It  must not be overdone though...)

This link will give more info :


Thursday, July 28, 2011

Carrisa carandas

Carissa carandas-Karonda , Vaakaya

Carissa carandas -Latin name

Vaakkaya,Wakaya,Vagakaya -Telugu

Kalakai in Tamil

Commonly known as Karonda, Karamda, Caranda

This berry is rich in Vitamin C and so including it in the diet prevents scurvy.
It is also rich in Iron and prevents anemia.
The berries are used in making jams,pickles.It is also cooked with dal for a tangy flavour.
Some researchers have found that the root paste is good for warding off house flies.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

A delicious ayurvedic dip for gas problems

Grind Raisins with a few peppercorns and rock salt and Somph (fennel seeds)  and ginger juice and water .
This kismis chutney can be eaten with Rice or Rotis .This is very suitable for people of all ages.
This decreases the symptoms of almost all types of stomach disorders and prevents diseases as it boosts immunity and promotes the formation of blood.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Some tips for reducing High Blood Pressure-2

All images from wikimedia in the public domain

 Mix one spoon each of the juice of

* Holy basil aka Tulasi leaves
* Curry leaves (Karipattha,Karivepaku,Karivepilai)
* Coriander leaves ( Dhaniya pattha , Kothimeera, Kotha malli , Cilantro)

 and a little Cumin seed powder is added.
When this mixture is taken daily in the mornings the B.P level decreases.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Some tips for reducing High Blood Pressure-1

Bottle Gourd

Bottle gourd / Calabash / Long melon  or Lagenaria vulgaris is a very common vegetable .

150 gm of this gourd is washed well and cooked with 500 ml of water in a pressure cooker till soft. The skin need not be peeled . Crush the vegetable and filter the water and drink it while lukewarm.This must be done on an empty stomach in the morning . One should not eat or drink anything for an hour after drinking this .This will definitely bring down the high B.P levels in a person.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Another simple tip for anxiety disorders...

10 gm of amla churna * and an equal quantity of crushed Coriander seeds.*
Soak them overnight in a glass of water.
Filter and drink up the water with a little mishri  early in the morning on an empty stomach.
When this is done for 7 days anxiety disorders definitely reduce .

* Amla- Goose berry ,Nellikai in Tamil , Usuri in Telugu

* Dhaniya in Hindi ,

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Peepal leaves help for Anxiety disorder

Photo author :
Challiyil Eswaramangalath Vipin from Chalakudy, India

The red tender leaves of the Sacred fig or Ficus religiosa * are gathered and dried and powdered and stored well in a clean dry glass jar.

4-5 pinches of this powder is boiled well with 1 cup of milk and taken along with Mishri. 
This decreases the anxiety symptoms , rectifies sleep disorders,purifies the blood and also reduces the feeling of unnecessary panic in a person.

Raavi chettu in Telugu

Arasa maram in Tamil

Pipal in Hindi

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Euphorbia hirta - Asthma weed

Common Spurge,Cats hair,Bada dhudhi in Hindi - image released into the public domain
by author Madhavi Madhurakavi.

Reddivari nanabalu in Telugu,Ammam paccharisi in Tamil
(image released to the public domain by author Madhavi Madhurakavi)

This  weed which is commonly found along roads and wastelands  has many medicinal properties.It is used to treat many bronchial disorders,used to treat gynec problems, problems related to the urinary tract and also for dysentery.It has also been noted that it is a great help when the leaf tea is given to people with dengue fever.Large doses may cause some gastric disturbances .
It is also used to increase the milk production in a mother for the baby.
Since this plant has anti bacterial and anti viral properties it can cure a wide range of diseases.
It is  known to have antihelminthic or worm dispelling properties .
The plant is made into a paste and applied on warts-this heals the warts and works well for other skin infections too.
Panditha Elchuri recommends 2 drops of the plant juice to be used like eye drops.This supposedly makes the eyes healthier and improves the eyesight.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Some tips for Asthma - 2

image source:publicdomainpictures.net : figs.

2 dried figs are soaked for 24 hrs .The figs are boiled with the water till soft.These figs must be eaten very slowly on an empty stomach . After chewing well on them - one must also drink up the water .

Before this one must practice this Pranayama  ---  Sit comfortably where there is a lot of early morning sunshine and breathe in and out  with the eyes closed.It is important to visualise that you are  breathing in and inhaling the Suns healing energy and breathing out the symptoms related to asthma.This conscious breathing in and out should be done for at least  15 times.Reciting  a known mantra is more beneficial.The inhalation should be faster than the exhalation. This is a healing type of pranayama which works well for many diseases.

Monday, July 4, 2011

Some tips for Asthma - 1

A pinch of pepper powder is mixed with 4 drops of honey and a little ghee -This mixture should be slowly sucked on like a lozenge  for 2-3 minutes .This will reduce the symptoms of Asthma and other breathing related disorders.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Learning Isha Kriya online

Isha Kriya is a guided meditation by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev.
The link is given below.

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