Archive for May, 2013

Home Remedies for Dandruff

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Its best to treat dandruff using natural remedies than artificial chemical based products. Here are some ways to do so:

It is important to comb your hair daily as this promotes blood circulation inside the scalp. Also, regularly massage your scalp with herbal oil.

Use hot olive or sesame oil on the scalp before bedtime. Next morning, rub little lime juice on your scalp one hour prior to bathing. Wash and rinse your hair well.

Prepare a mixture of equal amounts of vinegar and water. Apply this on your scalp and leave it on overnight. Wash your hair the next morning with a mild baby shampoo.

Soak a handful of fenugreek or methi seeds in some water overnight. Next day, grind the seeds to a paste. Apply this on your scalp and leave to rest for a couple of hours. Rinse your hair with shikakai or ritha.

Massaging the scalp with fresh apple juice is said to fade dandruff away.

A solution of beetroot juice, vinegar and some ginger juice, when applied on the scalp helps to get rid of dandruff.

Washing your hair with powder of green grams is another remedy.

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Friday, May 10th, 2013

Top Home Remedies to Cure Acidity

Friday, May 10th, 2013

1. Gently sucking a piece of jaggery until acidity subsides is a perfect home remedy for acidity.

2. A glass of cold milk gives instant relief from this problem.

3. Chewing of few basil leaves keeps acidity, gas and nausea at bay.

4. Eating plenty of cucumber, water melon and banana keeps away acidity.

5. Drinking coconut water relieves acidity.

6. Every meal should be followed by a drink of fresh mint juice. This is the best acidity remedy.

7. Consumption of yoghurt gives instant relief from this problem.

8. Soda water effectively treats acidity problems.

9. Chewing ginger helps to subside acidity.

10. One may take a mixture of 1 tablespoon honey and 2 tablespoon natural apple cider vinegar before meals to avoid this problem.

11. Sucking clove relieves acidity.

12. Intake of 2 teaspoons of white vinegar along with meals prevents acidity.

13. Intake of tea and coffee should be replaced by the intake of herbal tea consisting of spearmint or licorice.

14. One may drink a mixture of 1 teaspoon chebulic myrobalan juice and one teaspoon Indian gooseberry juice to get relief from acidity.

Best Remedies For Dry Cough

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Looking for a home remedy for Dry Cough? One that is natural and perhaps easy to go down? Consider the sweet liquid from nature – pure honey.

Expectorants are sold over-the-counter, and they should help loosen any mucus or phlegm that’s lingering in your airway. After you take it, try to make your coughs as productive as possible, and spit anything that comes up.

An extremely common ailment which probably all of us have experienced before, cough is a vital bodily function and can be technically defined as an involuntary reflex signalled and triggered by our brain to clear a blockage or irritant (e.g phlegm, cigarette smoke, pungent gas, dust, etc) from the air passage. What is visible or audible to us when this happens is a sudden expulsion of air from the lungs that helps clear airway very quickly.