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How Useful Is Kitchen Remedies

Discussion in 'Nature Cure' started by sunkan, Nov 13, 2007.

  1. sunkan

    sunkan Gold IL'ite

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    How useful are Kitchen Remedies?

    Is it possible for you to consult your physicians all the time. At times you can be one yourself!
    When the need arises, you can whip up a supplement using resources from your kitchen.
    This'll provide a temporary & much needed relief to your folks at home!

    Kitchen remedies: For little reasons. For every seasons

    Acne Grated cucumber applied over the face , eyes and neck for fifteen minutes are very much beneficial for acne and blackheads.

    Asthma Take a teaspoon of fresh ginger juice mixed with a cup of fenugreek decoction and honey to taste. This mixture acts as a excellent expectorant in the treatment of asthma.

    Backache Garlic is the most important home remedy for backache. Two or three cloves should be taken every morning. An oil prepared form garlic and rubbed on the back will give a good result in backache.

    Bad <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Breath</st1:city> <st1:state w:st="on">Wash</st1:state></st1:place> your mouth with lime juice mixed with water. This will prevent bad breath.

    Bleeding external Apply ice cube or sandalwood paste.

    Bleeding internal Drink a glass of warm milk with a 1/2 teaspoon of saffron & turmeric powder.
    Boils: Betel leaves are a valuable remedy for boils. A leaf is gently warmed till it becomes soft. It is then coated with a layer of castor oil.

    Burns Add coconut oil to the paste of fresh gel of aloe vera blended with a pinch of turmeric Powder and apply.

    Cold Boil teaspoonful of ginger powder or eucalyptus leaves in one quart of water & inhale the steam.

    Congested nose? Apply eucalyptus oil to the sides of your nose! Or inhale a pinch of calamus root powder in each nostril!

    Constipation don’t forget to take in a glass of hot milk with a teaspoon of clarified butter at bedtime. Or Drink a glass of boiled water with one teaspoon of flax seed.

    Cough Add a pinch of salt with two pinches of turmeric powder to one glass of warm water and gurgle. Or chew a clove with a piece of rock candy. Take basil decoction or basil juice with honey.

    If your cough has been troubling you for long, try this : Take a half teaspoonful of ginger powder, a pinch of clove with a pinch of cinnamon powder and honey in a cup of boiled water and drink it as tea.

    Ear ache Use 3 drops of garlic oil in your affected ear.

    Make a mixture of a teaspoon full of onion juice with a half teaspoon of honey. And use 5 to 10 drops into affected ear.

    Ears (ringing) Use 3 drops of clove oil in your effected ear.

    Exhaustion (heat) Consume a glass of coconut water or grape juice. Or Churn out a juice of three dates with eight ounces of water and drink.

    Eyes burning Apply castor oil to the soles of the feet.

    Or put 3 drops of pure rose water into the affected eye. Apply aloe Vera gel.

    Gas Consume a cup of water with a pinch of baking soda & lemon juice.

    Gums (bleeding) Massage the gums lightly with coconut oil.

    Squeeze a half lemon into a cup of water and drink.

    Headache Dilute a paste of ginger powder (half teaspoon) with water & apply to the Forehead. A burning sensation may persist. But it's not harmful.

    Temporal headaches:
    It's related to Kapha. Hence apply ginger paste to the forehead and Sinuses.
    Occipital headaches:
    It is because of the aggravated Pitta in the stomach. Make tea with cumin & coriander seeds in a cup of hot water & consume it. Also apply a sandalwood paste to the temples.

    Sinus headaches:
    Indicate toxins in the colon. Take one teaspoon of flax seed at bedtime With a glass of warm milk. At the same time, apply ginger paste behind the ears.
    Hemorrhoids Down a cup of aloe vera juice thrice a day.

    Take two parts honey with one part castor oil.

    Insomnia Curd is very useful in insomnia. The patient should take plenty of curd and massage in on the head. This will induce sleep.

    Honey is a very useful in Insomnia. It should be taken with water, before going to bed , in doses of two teaspoons in a large cup of water.

    Menstrual cramps Have a tablespoon of aloe vera gel with two pinches of black pepper thrice a day.

    Muscle Strain (upper part of the body) Apply warm ginger paste with turmeric to the affected area twice a day.Try to avoid it.
    As it disturbs the nervous system, specially the intelligence.
    Overeating Consume a cup of warm water squeezed with a half lemon juice & a pinch of baking soda.
    Or roast fennel & coriander seeds (one teaspoon each) with pinch of salt.

    Pain (external) Blend 2 teaspoon of ginger powder with 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder with enough water. Warm the paste and spread it evenly on a piece of cotton cloth.
    Then the gel is ready for a ginger compress.
    Rash Apply the pulp of cilantro leaf to the affected area.
    Or drink coriander tea.
    Lack of Sleep Gently massage the soles of the feet with sesame oil. Rub oil into the scalp.
    Introduces 5 to 10 drops oil into each ear.
    Drink a cup of piping hot cow milk with rock candy or honey.
    Excess Sleep Take black coffee, gotu kola or calamus root tea at bed time.
    Go for an early dinner and eat less.
    Swelling Drink barley water or coriander tea

    For external. Swelling : Apply two parts of turmeric powder with one part salt to the affected area.

    Toothache Apply 3 drops of clove oil to the affected teeth.

  2. Huma

    Huma Silver IL'ite

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    thank u very much....i will use some of them.

    take care
  3. ManjulaPrasanna

    ManjulaPrasanna Senior IL'ite

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    Hi Sunkan Maam

    Thanks again for such valuable tips. Even though we would have heard of some of them, we tend to forget when there isa need for the same. Thnks for refereshing them.

  4. Senorita

    Senorita Silver IL'ite

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    Hello sukan, those are very helpful and gr8 tips!!

    but this one is really new tip i ever heard..

    :arrow: "Menstrual cramps Have a tablespoon of aloe vera gel with two pinches of black pepper thrice a day." - hope it helps cause Aloe vera is mah fav!!
  5. archana.kc

    archana.kc Gold IL'ite

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    This post is excellent. I normally never use to get tanned. Since I have acne, and open pores, had i tanned it will look very bad. For the past few days i hav been noticing and feeling a burning sensation in my hands. It has got so tanned, and looks black. I dont even recollect how it looked earlier. I will try the coconut oil and aloevera gel but any other remiedies...??
  6. Arunarc

    Arunarc Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    Dear Sunkan thanks for the wonderful tips some of them I knew them but some others are really helpful. Thank you so much.............
  7. sunkan

    sunkan Gold IL'ite

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    yes my sis added that in dosa too, it does help..sunkan
  8. sathya

    sathya Gold IL'ite

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    hello akka

    great list
    one that should be preserved
    `the cut and file '

    ya aloe is great
    take the gel just plain
    like candy with water...
    cures stomach problems
    and liver prob too..

    crush and apply on hair
    for that cool wash

    just the gel
    juice of narthangai
    and water
    strain and drink
    as a summer drink

    add tender aloe
    to dosa mix
    make dosa healthy
    (no bad smell of aloe)
    tastes superb

    apply on eyes
    for those tired ones
    and get back sparkling

    make aloe eyetex
    at home with jel
    and wick of castor oil
    cool cool eyes

    aloe puranam thaan thodara vendume...

  9. poonamjoshi9266

    poonamjoshi9266 New IL'ite

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  10. latamurali

    latamurali Gold IL'ite

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    Very very useful tips..........thank u for sharing ..dear mam.

    And, my hubby got severe gas problem....but not coming to doctor..........main reason for gastric probs is due to long interval between meals...and he doesnot like anything except parupu sambar and rasam..........NO THOGAYALS / NO PODI / NO VARIETY RICE/......i dont kn ow what to do..........i cant give garlic also during working days...........pls help me out something with ur Home remedy tips..........

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