The greatest blessing from God for a happy living is Good Health. We are blessed with wonderful organs and senses and it is our duty and in our own interest that we preserve what we have got. So here are some of the useful hints in maintaining a healthy body thereby assuring a healthy living.
FOR INCREASING HEAT IN THE BODY :
- Drink 1/2 cup of hot water every half an hour till you feel fresh. Japanese have this habit of always drinking warm water and are said to maintain excellent health.
- Mix 1/2 teaspoonful of turmeric powder, 1/2 teaspoon grounded Bishop's seeds ( Ajwain) or 1/2 teaspoon of Mahasudarshan powder with hot water and drink in the morning.
- Take the soft nylon brush you use to wash your clothes and rub your soles with it for 5 to 10 minutes, three times a day till the soles are warmer than the head.
- Take 1 teaspoon of Haritaki Churna ( Harde powder - powder of Terminalia Chebula Retz ) and 1/2 teaspoon of sugar in the morning as the first thing on getting up for 10 days continuously and afterwards twice a week. This will not only remove the excess heat from the body but also keeps the bowels clean.
- Blend powder of 15 black pepper and 2 teaspoon of crystal sugar in 1 1/2 glasses of water and drink as the first thing in the morning for 10 days. After 10 days, for next 10 days add 5 blended almonds in this drink. This is very useful even in treating Jaundice, Cirrhosis and Sunstroke.
- Soak 5 black pepper, 10 to 12 black raisins and 1 teaspoon of saunf in one glass of water in the evening. Next day blend them and drink in the afternoon. This is an excellent health drink in summer.
- Take equal quantity of Cumin seeds powder, Black pepper, saunf, Amla powder, Crystal sugar and ginger. Grind all the above into nice powder and keep in an airtight container. One teaspoon of this powder can be taken in the morning and evening.