Rain is an excellent gift to human until you are not completely soaked in it. You have planned a nice weekend trip with your kids. But cold and cough caught you badly a day before your trip. At this time you can only think of some home remedies. Here we are going to give you a home doctor, in your kitchen’s cabinet. These Ayurvedic remedies are quick, easy, efficient and of course available at any time. Here are some quick ayurvedic remedies not only for a cough and cold but for many problems.
Nutmeg is tropical, aromatic evergreen plant. Nutmeg plant is the only plant which grows 2 spices together – nutmeg and mace. This plant grows 40 to 60 feet tall. Nutmeg flowers are cream colored, and nutmeg fruits are yellow and fleshy like apricot. The tree bears nutmeg which is the seed of nutmeg plant. Nutmeg is delicate and sweet flavored spice used worldwide in various recipes. This tree is of high importance because it contains various essential oils having highly beneficial properties. These beneficial components include dietary fiber, manganese, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, copper, magnesium, and malignant. Nutmeg due to the presence of these nutrients can cure pain, indigestion, strengthen cognitive functions, boost skin health, decrease insomnia, and increase immune system functions. read more
Mustard is used in cooking for many years. It is used as a spice as well as mustard oil. It is a beneficial herb. The mustard plant grows mostly in temperate regions. Mustard seeds both white and yellow are of same size, globular, odorless and pungent in taste. Both seeds contain almost same constituents about 30% to 40% vegetable oil, a trace amount of proteins and an active enzyme Myrosin. Mustard is used in 3 forms, as seeds, as mustard oil, and as a paste. The mustard seed contains no cholesterol, has only small amount of vegetable fat, and about 25% of protein. Every part of the mustard plant is beneficial for health issues. The mustard leaf contains calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and vitamin B. It is a good source of vitamin A, magnesium and dietary fiber. Due to the presence of various minerals and nutrients mustard has multiple health benefits. It provides you relief from muscular pain, psoriasis, ringworm, contact dermatitis, and respiratory disorders. read more
Kelp or Bladderwrack or Seawrack or Seaweed grows in coastal areas around the world. Sea kelp is a rich source of natural vitamins and minerals including trace elements. Kelp plant can grow as much 2 feet per day. This plant can be used for medicinal purposes. Kelp is dependant on the sea for a number of nutritious elements present in it since seawater is the main source of nutrients.Kelp contains about 30 minerals. Kelp is packed with iodine, calcium, sulfur, silicon, phosphorus, iron, sodium, barium, boron, chromium, lithium, potassium, aluminum, strontium, bismuth, magnesium, copper, chloride, zinc, manganese, nickel, silver, vanadium, chlorine, cobalt, gallium, tin and zirconium. It contains vitamin C, E, D, K and B complex. It is often recommended to people having the mineral deficiency. kelp is a plant which is beneficial for both humans as well as plants. It strengthens the human immune system and promotes plant growth. Some benefits of kelp are discussed below. read more
Jojoba plant is a woody perennial bush grows in desert areas or dry regions. These plants do not shed its leaves with changes in season. Jojoba oil closely resembles sebum, unlike other vegetable oils. Sebum is a wax-like substance produced by our skin glands. Jojoba oil has a somewhat nutty odor and clear golden color in raw form but when refined is completely odorless. Jojoba oil is beneficial for skin and hair. It is used to treat acne, psoriasis, sunburns, chapped skin and many skin problems. It also encourages hair regrowth. Since jojoba is an emollient that is why it is beneficial. Jojoba is used as an ingredient in various cosmetic products such as lipstick, shampoo, makeup, cleansing products and body lotions and creams. read more
Lemon or Citrus limon is an evergreen fruit which is used for multiple purposes. It is used for face, hairs, drinking and in medicines also. Lemon is sour if taken in more but when mixed with other herbs and spices it tastes better. Lemon juice has various health benefits such as treatment for kidney stones, strokes, and lowering body temperature. When you mix lemon juice with water, this drink makes you cool and calm. Lemon can also use as washing agent since it has the ability to remove stains. The fragrance of lemon repels mosquitoes. Lemons are acidic to taste but are alkaline forming in the body. This helps to maintain body’s pH. Lemon also helps to resist diabetes, constipation, fever, high blood pressure, etc. Lemon provide health benefits due to the presence of nutritious elements like vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin E, vitamin C, zinc, folate, niacin thiamin, copper, iron, phosphorus, and protein. read more
Honey is very effective food which is used both as food and medicine. It is very healthy to consume because it has numerous health benefits along with taste. It is used for medicinal uses in Ayurvedic treatments. Raw honey is a pure form of honey. Nowadays processed honey is consumed. Processed honey is also healthy but not as much as raw honey. Raw honey is pure, unfiltered and unpasteurized that is why it contains all nutrients and vitamins. Honey can be used in so many ways such as you can spread it on bread, eat instead of sugar or mix it with warm water, lime juice or cinnamon or other herbs to make medicine. read more
Ginger is one of the healthiest spice which is easily available in the kitchen when we need it. It is full of nutrients and bioactive substances which are very healthy for the body. Ginger is used in various forms such as ginger powder, ginger essential oil, ginger tea and raw ginger. The ginger root is widely used in all forms as raw ginger. The rhizome or root or underground stem of the ginger plant can be used fresh, powdered, dried or as a spice. Ginger is one of the main spicy ingredients of the food. It adds flavor as well as health to our food. It is warm nature which why in winter it is very healthy if we consume ginger tea. Ginger contains antibacterial, anti inflammatory and antioxidant substances which are very beneficial such as gingerol, beta carotene, capsaicin, caffeic acid, curcumin, and salicylate. Ginger provides various health benefits which are effective and improves body health. read more
Fenugreek plant is an excellent herb which is used in cooking as well as for medicinal purposes. It possesses green leaves with small white flowers. Fenugreek plant is used in 3 different manners; first fenugreek leaves which can be dried and used as herbs, fenugreek seeds are used as a spice for cooking; third the plant matter as a vegetable like sprouts or micro greens. Fenugreek seeds are warm in nature and have a somewhat bitter taste but when cooked gives a pleasant flavor. Out of all plant parts, the seeds are most widely used. Fenugreek can be consumed in dishes for eating, or you can make a paste of it to cure skin inflammations. read more
Eucalyptus also is known as Eucalyptus Globulus is very commonly found the herb. The eucalyptus tree is also known as fever tree, blue tree, and stringy bark tree. There are over 500 species of eucalyptus. Eucalyptus is also an indoor plant. Eucalyptus has distinct menthol like odor. Eucalyptus leaves are light green initially then turn darker as gets older. It is an exotic plant with many uses in home remedies and medicinally. The major benefit of this plant can be taken in the form of eucalyptus essential oil. This oil has medicinal properties. The eucalyptus plant leaves are dried and then crushed and distilled to extract strong, colorless, volatile and potent essential oil. The chemical compound Cineole present in Eucalyptus is responsible for its health benefits. Its medicinal effects are wide including inflammation reduction, pain and killing leukemia cells. The eucalyptus essential oil also has anti inflammatory, antispasmodic, antibacterial, decongestant and other medicinal qualities. read more
Dandelion plant is easily identifiable and perennial. Dandelion leaves are toothy and basal, and the plant also has yellow colored flowers. It is a very beneficial plant to have. It is used in eating as well as possess medicinal properties. Dandelion is very nutritious having various vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Every part of this plant is used for various purposes such as its leaves can be added to salads, flowers can be fried and consumed as a snack, the dried dandelion root is a great substituent of coffee. One of the famous use of this plant is as tea. Dandelion tea benefits are known for health (Take 2 oz. of dried root put it in 1 quarts water and boil for 30 mins and drink). This tea is used to cure various diseases of stomach, gallbladder, liver, kidney, and it also prevents high blood pressure, tooth decay and calcium deficiency. read more
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