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There are many wonderful home remedies for most of the general health problems and a correct usage and dosage will help you in both preventing as well as curing many ailments.
To cure rashes :
Add 2 teaspoon of Turmeric powder, 2 teaspoon of grounded Ajwain seeds, 2 teaspoon of sugar in 4 glasses of water. Boil it and reduce it to two glasses. Drink one glass of such water as first thing in the morning and the other glass before sunset. Within 2-3 days, rashes will be cured.
For Diabetes :
Over and above taking treatment on all endocrine glands for /2/ minutes 3 times a day,
drink 2 glasses of Gold/Silver/Copper/Iron water – reduced from 4 glasses of water.
Drink ½ a cup of juice of coriander leaves as first thing in the morning for 20/30 days till sugar level has come to normal.
Pain Reliever :
For all types of pain,the following treatment gives instant but temporary relief. Take 1 teaspoon of ordinary salt. Heat it in a pan till it becomes red/gray. Put 1 to 2 grains – a little of it on tongue every five minutes till the pain subsides, but limit three to four times only.
If this salt is taken at night, it causes sleep. Be careful not to take this salt in excess or form the habit of taking it.
To purify blood :
For 30 days drink the juice of the following as first thing in the morning :
21 leaves with the stalk of bitter Neem.
21 leaves with the stalk of Tulsi.
21 ( 7X3 ) leaves with the stalk of Bilipatra.
Honey can be added to the juice.
( Only if the leaves are not available, tincture of the same – duly mixed will be available at Homeopathic shops. Take 5 drops of this mixed tincture in a half cup of lukewarm water in the morning and evening.
Head / Brain wash :
In case of severe headache, congestion of sinus or brain problem, the following powder is very useful for instant but short term relief.
How to prepare :
Take equal quantity of Kayfal ( if not available take black pepper ), cardamom and saffron. Grind them into very fine powder and keep it in a bottle.
How to use :
Take a little of this powder and inhale like snuff deeply into one nostril while closing the other one and then in another nostril, keeping the first one closed. There will be watering from the nose and eyes and heavy sneezing for about 10 to 30 minutes. Do not worry if the mucus coming out is reddish. Repeat if necessary but only twice a week.
How to create cooling effect in the body ?
Open the mouth, put out the tongue and draw in ( inhale ) air through the mouth.Close the mouth and exhale through the nostrils after retaining the inhaled air as long as possible. Repeat 15/25 times. You will immediately feel cool. This method is called SHITALI in yoga and found to be very useful in summer, Sunstroke, Fever or whenever cooling is necessary.