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

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Amla juice for the heart

15 ml of Amla * juice
10 ml of pudina  juice
5 ml of ginger juice
5 ml of garlic juice.

Drinking this mixture will strengthen the heart.

For image of amla refer :

Friday, October 19, 2012

Hunger Vs thirst

Hunger and thirst send the same type of signals from the brain so it is easy to get confused. A good way of knowing whether it is really hunger and not thirst is to drink a glass of water and wait for 15 minutes.If it was hunger - the pangs are back again.If it was thirst - the body feels satisfied and the pangs disappear.
  This simple observation has many benefits.It helps in weight loss , helps the body to work better and the body feels lighter.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Singada for men's health

The flour of the Indian water chestnut (singada ) is beneficial even for men's health. 5 gm of the flour is mixed with a glass of lukewarm milk .The milk can be sweetened .Drinking this mixture is improves men's health .

Refer previous post for more medicinal properties of Singada.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Water chestnut or Singada for ladies problems

Singada ( pani ka phal) or the water caltrop * is a fleshy fruit which is mostly anchored in mud which is logged with water.The fruit looks spiny and has two horns.The fruit is rich in carbohydrates and used a substitute diet on fasting days.
Singade ki ata (flour of the dried fruit) is available in most supermarkets.The halwa is of this flour is eaten in very moderate quantities for the strengthening of the uterus during pregnancy.
The flour is used in making rotis and this cures the excessive discharge in women.
The flour is boiled in water and this decoction is taken to reduce symptoms of burning during urination and it also tackles other urinary disorders.

(People suffering from constipation can avoid Singada . It is advisable to avoid drinking water for at least half an hour after eating singada.)

* trikona phalam in Sanskrit.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

A remedy for gas problems

Half a spoon of ginger juice is mixed with half a pinch of asafoetida (hing ) and rock salt. Eating this mixture  reduces the gas problems.
Pregnant ladies may avoid this since hing is mildly abortifacient.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Care for asthma patients during the rainy season

The person suffering from Asthma or breathlessness can drink a spoon of warm sesame oil (til ka tel) followed by a glass of warm water.This gives a lot of relief .
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