Mix juice of 1 large pomegranate (anaar) and 1 glass of sugar cane juice (ganne ka ras). Have 4 times a day A Fast with only buttermilk, curd, curd and rice or bananas proves very effective. Avoid raw vegetables and fruits such as orange, mosambi, papaya, pineapple and spices. Drink plenty of water to which a teaspoon of sugar and a pinch of salt has been added to guard against dehydration. A strong cup of unsweetened black tea is very effective. Stomach heaviness Mix ¼ teaspoon each powdered cumin (jeera) and black pepper in a glass of buttermilk (chhach). Drink two or three times a day for 2-3 days. Sunburn/Suntan Mix 2 teaspoon tomato juice and 4 tablespoon buttermilk (chhach). Apply. Wash after ½ hour. w Mix olive oil with equal quantity of vinegar and apply an hour before your bath. Sweating excessive Mix dry sandalwood powder in rose water (gulab jal) (1:1) and apply over parts where sweating is excessive Throat, hoarseness Soak 8 to 10 almonds overnight in 1 cup water. After discarding the outer skin, grind the kernels with 8 to 10 black pepper (saboot kali mirch) in 1 cup water. Sift it and drink once a day, after adding sugar candy (mishri) to taste. Throat Pain Crush a few neem leaves with water. Remove pulp. Warm it up. Add a little honey and gargle. Mix 1 teaspoon lime juice and 1 tablespoon honey. Swallow tiny amounts slowly 2-3 times a day. Throat, Soreness Apply liquorice (mulathi) paste like a paint around the throat for relief. Eat a plain betel leaf (pan) with liquorice (mulathi) 2-3 times a day. Drink tea boiled with ginger (adrak) and a few tulsi leaves 2-3 times a day. Gargle with warm salt water at least twice a day. However do not make gargling sounds as this may aggravate the soreness. Pound 2-3 cloves (laung), garlic (lasan) and add to a cupful of honey. Keep for 1-2 days. Have one teaspoon thrice a day. Drink lots of water (10-12 glasses) a day since most throat problems are intensified by dehydration. Have the mixture of ½ teaspoon honey and ½ teaspoon lemon juice every 1-2 hours. Add two tablespoon of fenugreek (methi) seeds to 6 cups of water. Heat on low flame/simmer for 15-20 minutes. Cool to bearable temperature. Strain and gargle 2-3 times a day with this. Heat a cup of milk (warm). Add 1-2 pinch of turmeric powder (haldi) mix well and drink at might. Tooth ache Heat ½ teaspoon asafetida (hing) in 2 teaspoon lime juice. Soak a piece of cotton in this solution and place it in the tooth cavity. Apply a mixture of powdered black pepper (kali mirch) and clove oil on the affected part. Pound some asafetida (hing) in a mortar & pestle and add some lime juice. Heat it slightly. Soak a piece of cotton and hold it on the affected area. Heat 1 teaspoon coconut oil and fry 3 pieces of clove (laung). Powder. Apply on the affected area. Apply nutmeg oil in affected parts. Burn the shells of almonds and powder. Use as toothpowder. Soak a piece of cotton wool in few drops of clove oil. Press on affected areas. Paste of dry ginger (sonth) applied to gums along with a little salt. Tooth, yellow Mix salt with finely powdered rind of lime (nimbu ka chilka). Use this as toothpowder frequently. Burn the shells of almonds and powder. Use as toothpowder Typhoid 1 to 2 teaspoon fresh juice of coriander leaves (hara dhania) is mixed in 1 cup buttermilk and taken 2-3 times. Mash a ripe banana along with 1 tablespoon honey and eat twice a day for a few days. Vertigo Steep 1 teaspoon each dried amla powder and coriander seeds (saboot dhania) in water overnight. Strain and drink next morning. To improve the flavour, sugar can be added. Repeat for a few days. Heat 2 tablespoon sesame oil (til ka tel). Mix in ½ teaspoon each finely powdered cardamom (chhoti illaichi) and cinnamon (dalchini). Apply on head. Mix 7 to 8 almonds with 7 to 8 kernels of pumpkin (kaddu) seeds, 1 teaspoon poppy seeds (khuskhus) and 3 tablespoon wheat. Soak in water overnight. Next morning, remove the outer skin of the almonds and grind together into a fine paste. Heat separately 2 teaspoon ghee and fry ½ teaspoon cloves (laung). Add the paste to it along with some milk and boil the whole mixture. Sweeten with sugar and drink every day for a few days. Vomiting and Nausea Licking the powder of fried cloves (laung) mixed with honey controls vomiting. Sucking a piece of ice also controls vomiting. Mix 2-3 teaspoon of curry leaves (curry patta) juice with a teaspoon of lime juice (can add little sugar if needed). Drinking this will control morning sickness, nausea and vomiting. Crush 2-3 cloves of garlic (lasan) and boiled with 3/4 cup of water or milk. Boil till half the amount remains and then drink. It takes care of all digestive disorders. Mix ½ teaspoon of fresh ginger (adrak) juice with 1 teaspoon each of fresh lime, mint (pudina) juices and 1 tablespoon of honey and drink. Slice a ripe banana. Sprinkle some powdered sugar and freshly ground cardamoms (chhoti illaichi) on top. Eat 1-2 times a day. Eat ½ teaspoon ground cumin seeds (jeera). Ginger (adrak) tea or sucking sliced ginger helps.