Wednesday, 13 September 2017

What are the natural useful home remedies for health?

Many Indian still believes on home remedies to cure a common cold and cough. Most important among them are a lemon, amla, holy basil, ginger, mint, carrot, tomato, onion, garlic, cucumber, and coriander.

These home remedies act as medicines and free from any side-effects.

Lemon: The health benefits of lemon reduce problems of throat infections, indigestion, constipation, dental problems, fever, internal bleeding, rheumatism, burns, obesity, respiratory disorders, cholera and high blood pressure, it also benefits your hair and skin. It is a well-known treatment for kidney stones, reducing strokes and lowering body temperature. These are some points following.
  •   It helps to strengthen your immune system, cleanse your stomach, and it is considered a blood purifier.
  • · Drink a glass of water with one lemon juice in the morning before tea. This is a good remedy for cleansing the body internally.
  • · Lemon juice with water expels toxins from the body
  • · Lemon has vitamin C in abundance
  • · Lemon juice cures anemia, joint pain, bleeding, oral diseases and scurvy
  • · Cures flatulence, indigestion, and vomiting
  • ·  Helps bowl movement
  • ·  Cures sunstroke, dizziness
  • ·  Cures blood pressure and heart diseases
  • ·  Lemon and water drink helps the body skin to glow
  • ·  Lemon + water will cure pimples
  • ·  Many people also use it as a washing agent, because of its ability to remove stains.
  • ·  Home remedies for common cold and cough is a mixture of lemon, cinnamon, and honey. This syrup effectively cures cold and cough.

Amla: "Amla is a very special fruit full of antioxidants that are effective in reducing the cell damage which reduces the free radicals that can cause disease in the body", says Dr. Komal Bhadouria, Nutritionist, SCI International Hospital, New Delhi. You can drink a mix of amla powder, ginger powder, honey and lime juice or you can even add amla powder to a glass of fresh juice for breakfast. These are some points to describe Amla benefits.
  •   Amla is rich in vitamin C.
  • · The problems of teeth and gums are cured when powder of Amla mixed with water is taken every day
  • ·  Cures throat problems
  • ·  Cures acidity
  • ·  Amla improves vision
  • ·  Amla powder is great for boosting your immunity but it also has other wonderful benefits for your hair, skin and overall health.
  • ·  Amla Supari pacifies acidity immediately, stops vomiting and cures indigestion.
  • ·  Amla juice mixed with a cup of fresh bitter gourd juice taken daily for two months will stimulate pancreas, enables the secretion of insulin, thus reducing blood sugar.
  • ·  It reduces the risk of heart disease by regulating the build-up of bad cholesterol
  • · Amla powder is good for diabetics. Amla contains chromium which makes the body more responsive to insulin and regulates the blood glucose levels.

Holy Basil (Tulsi): From the leaves to the seed, holy basil is considered a tonic for the body, mind, and spirit. Holy basil has a property of destroying bacteria and insects.

There are two types of holy basil, one has green leaves and other has dark leaves. But the qualities are same. Holy basil for human use and its therapeutic value. The nutritional value is also high, as it contains:
  •      vitamin A and C
  • ·  calcium
  • ·  zinc
  • ·  iron
  • ·  chlorophyll

These are some useful points following.
  •   Holy basil gives out a lot of oxygen. Therefore the environment is always clean
  • · People put holy basil leaves in the drinking water. So water is purified
  • · Few drops of juice of holy basil leaves cures an earache
  • · Reduces cholesterol level in the blood
  • · Leaves of holy basil are to be used with tea which cures a sore throat
  • · Apply the juice of holy basil leaves on the affected parts of insect stings or bites.
  • · Reduces stress and anxiety

    Ginger: There are excellent qualities in ginger. This is used in chutney, tea, and various curries. Foods that contain ginger include gingerbread, cookies, ginger snaps, ginger ale, and a wide variety of savory recipes. Sun dried ginger has other qualities.

·      Decoction of ginger, holy basil leaves, and jaggery are useful in curing a cold, phlegm, fever, asthma and joint pain
·    It helps digestion problem
·    Dried ginger is used in Ayurvedic medicines. Dried ginger is to be ground with jaggery and make into small tablets. Take 2-3 tablets at a time twice a day. This reduces cholesterol in the blood
·    Mental problems are cured with dried ginger and Ayurvedic medicines. Dried ginger also improves memory.
·    Possible health benefits include reducing nausea, pain, and inflammation.

Mint: Mint has a strong odour.

·        Decoction of mint cures hiccups, cold, cough and throat problems
·        Mint drives away insects. Therefore, mint is to be grown around the house
·        Mint chutney improves glow of the skin
·        Mint leaves are to be used in tea and salads
·        Mint improves iron in the body.

Garlic: Every 100 grams of garlic will serve you with close to 150 calories, 33 grams of carbs, 6.36 grams of protein. Garlic is also enriched with Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6, folate, Vitamin C, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, potassium, sodium, and zinc. The odour in garlic is due to its Sulphur content.
  •    The garlic kills worms hence this prevents cholera and typhoid
  • ·  Reduces cholesterol in the blood
  • ·  Helps the blood circulation
  • ·  Prevents clots in the blood.
  • ·  Cures respiratory problems

·        Asthma patients should not consume garlic as it may have side-effects.
·        Garlic should be avoided before surgeries or medical operations.

·        Without consulting a doctor do not take more than 2-3 garlic cloves in a day.

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