Suffering from bad breath?
Chewing on "saunf" makes your breath fresh and removes strong odours. Indigestion?
1 tsp. of mint juice mixed with an equal amount of honey and lemon juice is a good cure for indigestion. Stomachache due to dehydration ?
Chew betel leaves with a few rock salt crystals. It gives immediate relief. Cure for constipation in babies
Give them ½ tsp. to one teaspoon of homemade ghee with a few granules of sugar and juice of black currents(draksh) soaked overnight in water can be given to the baby in the morning. Both, the ghee-sugar mixture and currant juice, can be given once a day. Painful gums and bleeding teeth ?
Apply a powdered mixture of 500g. of green guava peel with 10g. each of phitkari (alum), kali mirch (black salt) and sendha namak (black salt) on your teeth twice a day and this will provide relief in less than a week. Slim fast
By eating a tomato everyday before your breakfast for two months and it will help you slim down. Cure for diarrhoea
Grind a lemon along with seeds and rind to a paste. Add a little salt. This makes an effective cure for diarrhoea. Bite a clove to ease a toothache
Biting on a clove or rubbing clove oil on the tooth cavity itself will relieve the pain. To make the taste of medicine palatable for children
Make them suck an ice cube before taking the medicine as the cold chills the taste buds and the child will take the medicine without any difficulty. Have honey for an itchy throat?
Having honey will relieve the itchiness as it moisturizes the throat passage and has curative properties. Constipated?
Have an apple to cure constipation. Suffering from acidity?
Chewing on a few tulsi leaves will relieve burning, nausea and gas. For those with a sensitive stomach - add tulsi in any recipe using tomatoes. For clearing sinuses and blocked nasal passages
Boil Eucalyptus leaves and steam with the same water. Alternately, add a few drops of eucalyptus oil to hot water and steam. To remove stains from teeth
Add a drop of clove oil to the toothpaste before brushing your teeth. For painful body joints or muscles
Use frozen peas in polythene bags as they act like small iceballs and help in giving a good massage. Sore throat?
Drinking a glass of milk in which 1 tsp. "haldi" has been added and boiled will relieve and cure a sore throat 10th September 2007 From India, Chandigarh