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Discussion in 'Jokes' started by poonamjoshi9266, Sep 18, 2007.

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    • Chest Congestion
    1. Add to ½ litre of boiling water, 1 teaspoon carom
      seeds (ajwain) powder along with 1 teaspoon turmeric
      (haldi) powder. Cool. Take 1 tablespoon of this
      mixture along with 1 teaspoon honey.
    • Chickenpox In Early Stage
    1. Include figs (anjeer) in your diet every day. Children
      irritability
    2. Rub a nutmeg (jaiphal) lightly against a smooth grinding
      stone in milk and feed children who cry out at night without
      any apparent reasons.
    • Chills
    1. Instead of your regular hot tea or coffee, have a glass
      of hot water mixed with honey and lemon. Put a teaspoon
      of honey, lemon juice and a little grated ginger in a glass
      and add hot water. Stir and drink.
    • High Cholesterol
    1. Finely dice an onion and mix it with 1 cup buttermilk
      along with ¼ teaspoon black pepper (kali mirch) powder
      and drink.
    2. Regularly intake garlic (lasan) cloves for a few days.
    3. Regularly intake coriander (dhania) decoction made by
      boiling 2 teaspoon dry seed powder in 1 cup water. (Milk
      and sugar can be added to improve its taste. This could
      be a welcome substitute for tea or coffee.)
    • Cough
    1. Mix equal amounts of honey and ginger (adrak) juice.
      For better results warm the mixture a little & then have
      it. Have 1 teaspoon, 2-3-4 times a day.
    2. Three pepper corns (saboot kali mirch) sucked with a
      pinch of black cumin (shah jeera) and a pinch of salt
      gives relief.
    3. Mix 1 teaspoon pepper powder with 4 teaspoon gur
      (jaggery). Make small balls. Suck 3-4 balls/tablets
      during the day.
    4. Mix equal amounts of pepper powder and sugar candy
      (mishri) by weight. Mix enough pure ghee to form small
      balls. Suck one ball/tablet 3-4 times a day. Avoid -
      curd, bananas, ice, rice fried and cold foods.
    5. 1 teaspoon of basil (tulsi) leaves juice 2-3 times a day
      for children. Tulsi leaves can be crushed to a paste
      and the paste squeezed through a clean muslin cloth
      to get juice.
    6. Mix a pinch of turmeric (haldi) with warm 1 cup milk
      and have at night.
    • Constipation In Adults
    1. 'A healthy stomach is a healthy body'. Many diseases
      have their roots in the digestive system. Constipation is
      a very common problem affecting a lot of people. Wrong
      eating habits, sedentary lifestyle & sluggish intestines are
      the main reasons. If the stomach is not cleared well, it
      leads to a lot of problems such as headaches, gas etc.
      However, use of laxatives should be discouraged as it is
      habit forming and also harmful in the long run. Here are
      some tips to relieve you of your problem. (It will take some
      time but be persistent and you will surely benefit)
    2. Take a hot glass of water with 1 teaspoon honey and juice
      of ½ a lemon first thing in the morning.
    3. Drink one litre of water first thing in the morning.
    4. Soak 6-8 dates (khajoor) in a cup of water at night. Churn
      in the mixer in the morning & drink first thing in the morning.
    5. Consume approx. 250-300 gms fresh grapes (angoor) every
      day. When not in season, soak 12-15 raisins (kishmish) in
      water and have them. Raisins should be soaked for 24-48
      hours and eaten early in the morning. The water in which
      they are soaked should also be drunk.
    6. Simply eat a few liquorice (mulathi) sticks. One of its
      many properties is that it is a natural laxative.
    • Constipation for small children
    1. Soak 6-8 raisins (kishmish) in hot water (depending on the
      age). When cool, crush well and strain. When given
      routinely even to little infants, it helps to regulate bowel
      movement (however care should be taken - so as not to
      give too much otherwise the child will get loose motions.)
    2. Consumption of 6-8 apricots (khurmani) a day or 2-3
      cucumbers (kheera) a day or 1-2 bananas a day is also
      very useful.
    3. Bulk forming vegetables like carrots, radish, spinach,
      cabbage or roughage creating things should be consumed.
      Instead of juice always opt for eating the fruit.
    4. Whole wheat flour should be used and processed foods
      (maida, cheese, confectionery) should be avoided.
    5. Taking 2-3 teaspoon of isabgol in milk or warm water either
      first thing in the morning or at bed time is very beneficial.
    6. Mix ½ teaspoon honey to ½ - 1 cup warm water and have
      it 2-3 times a day.
    • Colic in Babies
    1. Boil a teaspoon of fennel seeds (saunf) in a cup of water.
      Boil for 2-3 minutes and keep it to cool for 15-20 minutes.
    2. Strain. Add 1-2 teaspoon to every feed of milk of the baby.
      It helps cure colic.
    • Cold
    1. A lemon a day keeps the cold away. For a bad cold,
      the juice of two lemons in ½ a litre (2½ cups) of boiling
      water sweetened with honey, taken at bed time, is a very
      effective remedy.
    2. Have ginger (adrak) tea.
    3. Cut ginger (adrak) into 1" _ 1½" pieces and boil with a cup
      of water. Give 8-10 boils. Strain, sweeten with ½ teaspoon
      sugar and drink hot.
     
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