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

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Mudras for healing - Kubera mudra

Kubera mudra - image is copyrighted

This is a wish fulfilling mudra which can be practiced 2-3 times a day. In this mudra the tips of the thumb and the index finger and the middle finger are brought together and the little finger and the ring finger are bent and their tips gently press the palm. This simple mudra is said to be miraculous. The person needs to repeat his or her intention 3 times while folding the fingers.The goal is visualized .This will bring about the manifestation of  the wish.
Kubera deva  is the Hindu god of wealth .This mudra is named after him because it brings abundance into a person's life.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

A tip to clear negative energy in the house

Rock salt is added to the water which is used for mopping the floor.When the floor of the house is wiped with this salt water, it removes the negative energy in the house and brings in harmony.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

A simple tip for skin tags.

Technical name for skin tags: Achrochordon
Telugu : pulipirlu
Appearance :
small skin colored projections generally found around the neck.

The juice of Euphorbia hirta is applied on the skin tags. They fall off after regular usage.

Euphorbia hirta - aka -Asthma weed ,reddivaari nanu balu in Telugu .For the image and more info click on :


Thursday, September 13, 2012

Raisins for alcohol dependence

Eating ~10gm raisins will decrease the urge to drink alcohol and also nourishes the nervous system. A sherbet made from the raisins has a similar beneficial effect.The dirt must be cleaned off well before intake.

Alcohol dependence is a major problem in the youth today and definitely not a good sign for the future. It can cause many long term problems like  liver cirrhosis,depression,impotence,dementia,insomnia,high B.P and many others.
I've posted many tips for natural de-addiction. Do click on the tags below for more information.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

The pick-me-up Papaya

Papaya-image from publicphoto.org

  1. The papaya is well known for its invigorative properties.
  2. This fruit is given to children who look weak and emaciated and show signs of improper development. This improves their height and they get robust and healthy.
  3. A few papaya pieces are eaten along with ajwain * powder as a digestion aid .This also prevents body odour.
  4. People who are recovering from Bone T.B can be greatly benefited by eating a few pieces on a regular basis.
The papaya must be ripened naturally. Pregnant ladies can avoid the fruit.

*  for more info on Ajwain:

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Custard apple for heart health

Custard apple-image in the public domain -author-Jim Conrad.
Latin name:Annona sqamosa.

Eating this fruit on a regular basis (in very moderate quantities) when it is in season is very beneficial for the heart. It strengthens the heart and also reduces the unnecessary fear some people experience.A few who are very aware of their heart beat find that the symptoms gradually disappear.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Tips for excessive sleepiness

It is good to feel rested and have a good night's sleep and occasionally even  nap in the summer afternoons - but sleeping during the day is not recommended.These tips are for people who feel excessively sleepy during the day.

  1. Eating lesser will discourage sleep.
  2. Practicing pranayama is a good way to avoid sleeping during the day.
  3. Practicing the Vajrasana will reduce the lethargy and other symptoms associated with excessive drowsiness.
  4. This tip is good for students who want to avoid sleep and sense a slight headache while doing so.A clove (laung) is rolled with a betel leaf and eaten .This will prevent the heavy feeling  in the head and discourage sleep.

(The need for excessive sleep  may be caused by a number of disorders - If the symptoms are persistent a doctor's advice is necessary.)
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