18 September 2010

Home Remedies For Common Health Problems

For cold and cough:
1. Drink black tea mix with few tablespoons of honey, lemon and ginger juice.

2. Intake the juice of one amla daily. It helps to make the immune system strong.

3. Take few Tulsi(Basil) leaves, crush it, add few drops of honey. It is a good curing mixture of both could and cough.

4. Add a tablespoon of turmeric to a glass of milk and boil for few minutes. Drink it to get rid of from severe cough.

5. Gargle warm water with salt for throat infection. Use the same to flush the nose if it is congested.

For stomach problems:
1. For stomach upset, eat overripe bananas and avoid milk.

2. Drink a glass mixed juice of cabbage and white pumpkin to get ride of acidity.

3. To reduce the burning sensation in he throat drink a glass of warm water with a piece of jaggery.

4. For nausea (Sensation of vomiting) during pregnancy period chew a bit of ginger.

5. To relive menopausal symptoms eat flax seeds like Soya, Lignans. Both helps to reduce alleviate symptoms like hot flushes and palpitations.

01 September 2010

Some health facts about coconut and its oil

Coconut and its related products can help to maintain wellness of the body. It has many health benefits, some of them are listed below,
* Being rich in dietary fiber, the coconut is mainly used to prevent the constipation. Also regulates the bowel activity.
* It has the tendency to keep the intestines clean, healthy and helps to function smoothly.
* The consumption of coconut oil helps to reduce body fat. This oil is natural and low calorie fat. Always eat the food cooked with coconut oil.
* The coconut oil contains medium chain triglycerides (MCT), digested very quickly and also stimulate metabolism.
* The fat in the coconut oil is not added to the fat cells, nor do they add to the body’s weight.* The coconut is highly nutritious, rich in vitamins and minerals, boosts body energy, and restores thyroid functions.
* Pure coconut oil protects the skin from infections caused by bacteria, viruses and fungi, prevents dandruff and hair loss.
* Coconut oil relieves stress on immune system and allows the body to resist disease better.
* This oil is also used in clinical trials as treatment for genital herpes, hepatitis C and HIV.
* Coconut provides not only the energy and nutrition, also helps to promote the absorption of other foods, particularly fat-soluble vitamins.
The intake of coconut can make the body to work better, defend better and heal better.

Stop bad breath

Take natural healthy diet to reduce the bacteria that causes bad breath. Instead of mouthwashes and mint chewing gum, use the following to keep the mouth clean.

1. Intake curd with low fat daily.
2. Eat pineapple; it is a natural cleanser.
3. Munch raw vegetables to get rid of acid and food particles from the teeth.
4. Drink plenty of water to keep the mouth moist.