Thread Started by #Deepali Gulati

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
Also a small home made beauty tip. You can use rice flour to scrub on ur face and wash it with water.Then dirts will be removed and your skin will become soft after that.Pls try it and reply.
12th September 2007 From India, Madras
1) Mix mashed banana with milk and apply on the face. Leave it on for 20 minutes before rinsing with cold water.
2) Rub a slice of papaya on your face and neck for 15 minutes.
3) Make a paste mixture consisting of two tablespoons of turmeric powder and orange juice. Scrub the mixture on your face, and leave it on for 20 minutes before washing with cold water.
I have tried the above 3 at home.It really works.
13th September 2007 From India, Madras
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