Natural Remedies for Common Problems

By Kapiva Editorial

Next time you have common health problems or illness, don’t rush to pop a pill. Instead, remember that food is medicine. Traditional Indian knowledge suggests several natural remedies to tackle common health problems. Here are a few that might help manage some common health issues.

1.  Regulation of Blood Sugar for Diabetics

Have a ½ teaspoon of ground bay leaf, ½ teaspoon of turmeric & 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel twice a day before lunch & dinner.

2.      Chronic Fever
Have one teaspoon of basil, ¼ teaspoon of black pepper powder and 1 teaspoon of honey in 1 cup of hot water.

3.      Fever
Add a mixture of cumin seeds, coriander and fennel seeds to a cup of boiling water, and consume.

4.      Vaginal Infections (leucorrhea, white discharge)
Mix a teaspoon of cumin seeds, a teaspoon of clarified butter, a teaspoon of chopped liquorice root into I pint of boiling water. Let this steep for at least 10 minutes – strain and use as a douche.

5.      Burning Eyes
Apply castor oil to the soles of both feet. Or, put 3 drops of pure rose water into the affected eye. Apply Aloe Vera gel on the eyes.

6.      Haemorrhoids
Down a cup of Aloe Vera juice thrice a day. Or, take two parts, honey, with one part castor oil.

7. Bleeding – External

Apply ice cubes or sandalwood paste.

  1. Bleeding – Internal

Drink a glass of warm milk with a ½ teaspoon of saffron & turmeric powder.

  1. Bleeding of Gums

Massage the gums lightly with coconut oil. Drink a cup of water containing half of a squeezed lemon.

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