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Ayurveda as Home Remedies (Health Tips)

Constipation: Copper pot, fill it with drinking water, keep it overnight (room temperature), next morning warm up the water and drink it first in the morning. Gas Abdominal: Drink Ginger juice 1 ml to 2 ml with warm water. And / Or Drink Club Soda with some salt & Black pepper powder. Common Cold: Ginger powder, Ghee (Clarified Butter) & Jaggery (Brown Sugar) mix them together in same quantity and have it first thing in the morning. Indigestion: Ginger powder, Ghee (Clarified Butter) & Jaggery (Brown Sugar) mix them together in same quantity and make small balls size of small marbles and have it after each meal. Poor Metabolism: Ginger powder, Ghee (Clarified Butter) & Jaggery (Brown Sugar) mix them together in same quantity and make small balls size of small marbles have it after each meal. Cough: Apply Vicks Vaporub (or similar products) on the chest & gently massage clockwise. Also take a 1 glass of milk, add 1 tsp. of Turmeric powder, warm it up, and drink it. You can repeat it several times of day if you wish or according to the condition of person. Vomiting: gram of ground cardamom, mix with 1 tsp. Honey and have it slowly. And / Or Drink Club Soda with some salt and black pepper powder added. Worms: First thing in the morning, Eat 1 small piece of Jaggery (Brown sugar) then wait for 5 minutes and eat 1 tsp. of Caraway Seeds or Caraway powder. Acidity: Drink 1 glass of milk with 1 tsp. of Ghee (clarified butter) Colic Pain (Stomach Pain): Take a gram of Asafetida (Hing Powder / Indian Spice), then mix it with little water make a paste

of it and fill up your Belly button (umbilicus), lie down for 15-30 minutes and you will release some gas for few times, after that you will be fine. Fat Remover / Weight Loss: Boil 1 glass of water, cool it down then add 1 tsp. of Honey and drink it. Do this every morning. Or take 5 10 gms. of Triphala Powder boil it with 1 glass of water for 5 10 minutes, then cool it down little as the temperature you can handle to drink, drink it everyday. Paralysis: Black pepper powder mix it with Sesame seed oil, warm it up & massage on effected areas regularly. Debility (weakness): Take a 1 glass of Milk, add 1 tsp. of Ghee (clarified butter), add little bit of Ginger powder, warm it up and drink it regularly. And / Or Eat Chick peas, split chick peas, roasted chick peas. And / Or Eat 5 Dates with Ghee (clarified butter), everyday in the morning. Eye Problems: 1 tsp of Triphala powder, soak it whole night in the one glass of water, next morning filter it with cheese cloth and wash your eyes with it several time a day. Do it regularly, it makes big difference. Ear Problems: If you have whistling sound eat Pecan nuts (walnuts), And / Or Sesame seed oil or Ghee (clarified butter) warm it up on low temperature and pour 2-3 drops into ears regularly. Tooth/Gums Problems: Sesame seeds oil or Clove oil, massage gently with your fingers on teeth & gums every morning. Always use soft brush, dont brush your teeth more then one time, but if you will like to then use your finger then brush. There is some great Ayurvedic toothpowder/toothpaste available at Ayurved Centre, 416-778-9341

Sleeplessness / Insomnia: Massage Ghee (Clarified Butter) or Castor oil on the feet before going to the bed daily for 5 to 10 minutes. Mental Disorders: Massage Sesame seed oil / Ghee (Clarified Butter) gently on the forehead, scalp regularly any time of the day or do it at night, next morning do shampoo. And / Or Soak 2-5 almonds over night in the water, next morning, remove skin of almonds and have it. Piles: Take cotton and soak it with castor oil and apply and placed on effected areas and keep it for while. Bed Wetting: Do massage with Ghee (clarified Butter) on the abdomen (clockwise) for 5 to 10 minutes, before going to the bed on regular basis. And / Or Chew Black Sesame seeds (5 gms), before going to the bed And / Or Coriander powder with Sugar (10 gms. Each), mix it together & have it 2-3 times a day in summertime only. Night Discharge: Small towel soak it with the cool water and placed on the abdomen & then go to the bed. And / Or First thing in the morning, swallow 3 pieces of Black Pepper, then eat 2 tsp of Ghee (Clarified Butter) regularly. Sexual Weakness: 1 or 2 tsp. of Ashwagandha Powder (Indian Ginseng), 1 tsp. of Ghee (Clarified Butter), 1 cup of milk & sugar for your taste, boil it for 5-10 minutes then drink it with temperature you can handle as hot or warm. Do it regularly in the morning or once a day. Also eat 1 tsp. Chyavanprash twice a day, regularly. And / Or Eat Urid Dal (lentils) in your food. Also have warm milk and butter in your meals. If you have less Sperm Counts then fry 5 to 10 gms. Onions into the Ghee (clarified Butter), twice a day. Skin problems / Prickles / Eczema / Acne / Pimples: Gently massage affected areas with Ghee regularly then after 2-3 hours

take a shower or sleep over with it at night. Take a shower only with Sandalwood soap or Neem Soap only. And / Or make a paste with Milk, Sandalwood powder & Rose water and apply on effected areas, when its dry take a shower with warm water not a hot water and again only use above mentioned soaps. Hair Loss: Regularly do massage on the crown area of the head with Ayurvedic Medicated oil and use Ayurvedic Shampoos (but when you do massage always use your palm not a fingers because your nails will cut your hair more). Eye problems: Massaging Castor oil on your feet regularly not only improves your vision but may be help you reduce numbers on the glasses. Low Blood Pressure: First thing in the morning, 3 pieces of Whole Black Pepper swallow it regularly

Some of the Natural remedies for type 2 diabetes are:

Two-three Tablespoons of cinnamon powder should be boiled in water at a low flame.

This mixture should be strained and consumed daily. It helps in the secretion and discharge of urine. Curry leaves is one of the other natural remedies for type 2 diabetes.

Take fully-grown curry leaves and eat 8-10 leaves daily. A decoction of these curry leaves boiled in water can also be consumed for reducing sugar levels. Daily intake of

bitter gourd juice is a must for type 2 diabetics.

It can also be eaten in other forms such as boiled vegetable or simply adding bitter gourd seed powder to other foods that are made. Mix half teaspoons of bael leaf powder and turmeric powder in a tablespoon of aloe vera gel before meals. 10-15 mango leaves should be boiled in a liter of water and left overnight. This mixture when

consumed on an empty stomach in the morning is one of the best natural remedies for type 2 diabetes. Indian gooseberry powder coupled with turmeric powder should be mixed in honey.

This should be eaten every morning on an empty stomach. Inclusion of garlic and onion in daily food helps reduce blood sugar level and regulate it. Also, added care

should be taken in terms of food eaten. Diet high in sugar with foods such as desserts cakes, pastries, icecreams, softdrinks, sweets,etc. must be restricted so as to not worsen the condition. Alcohol intake should be curbed by diabetics. The diet should include more of fiber rich foods such as whole grains, cereals, brown rice, etc. Exercise should become a part of daily regime to decrease and control weight. High intake of water is vital so

that the excess sugar flows out with the urine. A healthy diet coupled with yoga/exercise is beneficial in quick recovery. Along with these natural remedies for type 2 diabetes, a holistic approach towards change in lifestyle is necessary to keep cholesterol levels in check. The various diabetes home remedies are as follows:

Bitter gourd is today universally known as the most useful of all diabetes remedies.

Liberal intake of bitter gourd in the daily diet of a diabetic is essential.

Bitter gourd juice should be taken on an empty stomach first thing in the morning. Also, bitter gourd seed powder can be added in food or simply taken with lukewarm water. Another one of the diabetes natural remedies is butea leaves. The butea leaves can be boiled in water and consumed when

cold.

These leaves reduce blood sugar and controlling the high amount of sugar present in urine. Curry leaves is an effective diabetes home remedy since it is known to be an herbal tonic. A diabetic should chew ten curry leaves in the morning. It is beneficial for those who have hereditary diabetes.

The curry leaves

help reduce weight for those who are obese. As a result, the diabetic stops passing sugar in urine over a period of few months. Fenugreek seed powder as a diabetes natural remedies can be taken daily with milk. One can also take 1-2 teaspoons of whole fenugreek seeds in the night before sleeping.

Another option is to soak the fenugreek seeds in the night and

drink the water on an empty stomach in the morning. Mango leaves can be dried and its powder should be consumed daily with water since it helps control and improve the condition of diabetes. Indian Goosebery is high in Vitamin C which helps to control diabetes. Indian gooseberry juice along with bitter gourd juice should be taken everyday for 2-3 months. It is an excellent diabetes natural remedy since it

fuels up the pancreas to secrete insulin. Cinnamon is beneficial for diabetics since it cures appetite loss, controls blood sugar and helps in digestion. Cinnamon powder can be taken with honey at night or added in the various food/vegetables prepared.

Apart from the above mentioned diabetes herbal remedies, there are others such as garlic, onion, bael leaves, Indian plum that can be utilized in daily cooking to combat diabetes and reduce

the blood sugar levels in blood and urine. How to Use Home Remedies to Control Diabetes By Marissa Wilson, eHow Contributor

Keep Your Diabetes Under Control With Home Remedies Controlling diabetes is very important. There are lots of prescription drugs out there to keep your diabetes under control and you should never substitute natural or home remedies for diabetes medications. However, you can use natural or home remedies right along with your prescription medication to help control your diabetes. Difficulty: Easy Instructions Things You'll Need:

Cinnamon Vinegar

Oolong tea Herbs and supplements

1. 1 Add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon to your food or drink. You can also buy cinnamon capsules from any drug store or vitamin store and use them instead. Be careful of what type of cinnamon you use. Some grocery store cinnamon contains a compound called coumarone and can be toxic to your liver if used regularly. This type of cinnamon can also interact with blood thinner medications so if you are on a blood thinner, consult your doctor before using cinnamon. Cinnamon in capsule form is usually the safest way to use this home remedy and keep your diabetes under control. 2. 2 Drink apple cider vinegar while eating white bread or add vinegar and cinnamon to your diet. This not only lowers your blood sugar and but keeps you feeling full for up to two hours. 3. 3 Drink a cup of oolong tea with a meal. Oolong tea is an acquired taste, but by drinking six cups a day, it can help lower your blood sugar. Oolong tea is made from a fermented leaf and is in between green tea and black tea. 4. 4

Choose which herbs and supplements are right for you. Some to consider trying are Chinese herbal formulas, bitter melon, chromium, fenugreek, gymnema sylvestra, nopal and stevia. These herbs and supplements cannot replace your diabetes medications but they can help keep your blood sugar under control. It is very important to remember that if you choose to use Chinese herbs you will need two doctors, your regular doctor and a Chinese specialist.

Tips & Warnings

If you decide to use herbs and supplements to help keep your blood sugar under control, make sure to research all of them. When using vinegar for a diabetes remedy, use the apple cider vinegar because it burns less. Regular white vinegar is too strong. If you do not like tea, try coffee. Some people will be surprised with using coffee as a remedy to control diabetes but as long as you use a sugar free substitute and creamer it is safe to drink it every day. Do not try any of these remedies to control your diabetes without consulting with your doctor first. If home remedies make your blood sugar higher instead of lower or normal, stop using them and consult your doctor.

Never replace your medications with home remedies. Always take any and all medications your doctor has prescribed you. Do not use Chinese herbs without speaking to a Chinese specialist first. Watch your stress levels. It is important to keep as stress free as much as possible to keep your blood sugar under control. Always test your blood sugar whether you are using home remedies or not. It is very important to know what your blood sugar level is.

Instructions Things You'll Need:


Bittergourd Gooseberry Grapefruit Fenugreek Mango leaves Parslane

1. 1 Drink the juice of 4-5 medium sized bittergourd once daily to get relief from diabetes.Alternatively, boil the peices of 1 bittergourd in a cup of water and drink twice daily to get rid of diabetes. 2. 2

Mix 1 teaspoon of gooseberry juice to 1 cup bittergourd juice.Drink twice daily to reduce the sugar levels in blood of a diabetic. 3. 3 Eat 3 grape fruits 3 times a day to get relief rom diabetes. Those that do not have sugar but are inclined towards it must eat a grape fruit atleast once daily to keep the disease at bay. 4. 4 Soak 15gms of fresh mango leaves in 250 ml water overnight. Remove the leaves and drink the solution in the morning to control blood sugar levels. 5. 5 Mix teaspoon of parslane seeds with 1 cup water. Drink daily for 3-4 months to increase the body's natural insulin and fight diabetes.

Home Remedies for Diabetes - Treatment for Diabetes Gooseberry (amala) is a natural herb that has huge benefits. It cures diabetes and brings the blood sugar level to normal, it cures lung problems, good for hair, it keeps

body cool, it cures urinary diseases and many others diseases. Ispaghula husk is natural safe for treatment of diabetes, constipations, and many others diseases. Mango leaves are very helpful in controlling diabetes. Take mango leaves, soak them in water, and keep it overnight then in an empty stomach take this liquid. You can also take them in powder form. Dry the leaves of mango tree and make its powder in a grinder. Mix the dry powder (1 teaspoon) of mango leaves in a glass of water and drink it everyday. This is one of the useful home remedies for diabetes and good natural cure for diabetes . Leaves of sweet potato when taken with ash gourd or when taken with any herbal tea are effective in curing diabetes. Mix 4-5 leaves of sweet potato and 1 tablespoon ash gourd in a glass of water and then allow it to boil. Strain the mixture and take this herbal tea anytime of the day. Curry patta (Curry leaves) controls body weight and also controls diabetes. Hereditary diabetic patients also get the best benefit from its intake. Chewing (8-10) curry leaves in an empty stomach is very effective for bringing sugar level in urine and blood to normal. This is one of the important home remedies for diabetes. Blueberry leaves are very effective in controlling diabetes and very effective in the cure of various eyes diseases.

Eating Gular (gymnema) cures diabetes. It lowers down high sugar level in the blood and also leads to proper functioning of insulin, and also minimizes the urge of taking sweets in the diabetic patients. Bilberry and ginkobiloba are some of the effective herbs that cure diabetes. Fenugreek leaves (methi leaves) are a very effective herb that provides effective treatment for many diseases. It is helpful in bringing the blood sugar level to normal, helpful in treating various digestive diseases like appetite loss, also helps in curing wounds, relieving skin problems, and inflammations. Neem leaves also called margosa leaves provides effective natural cure for diabetes. Taking neem juice everyday in an empty stomach controls the blood sugar level. It provides effecting treatment to various other diseases like, heart diseases, malaria, skin diseases, and cholera. This is one of the best home remedies for diabetes. Malabar kino herb is old and one of the most effective herbs for curing diabetes. Karela (Bitter gourd) is natural and safe cure for diabetes. They are good for controlling insulin level in the blood. Patient suffering from diabetescan take them in the boiled form or in powder form. Seeds or dry powder of bitter gourd can also be taken in diet. One of the useful home remedies for diabetes.

Cinnamon is very effective herb which not only increases the flavor of food, but also is very effective in bringing the blood sugar level to normal, helpful in curing appetite loss, and acidity. Yoga and various physical exercises keep blood sugar level normal in the body Increased sugar level in the blood leads to diabetes. This is due to many reasons like, obesity, improper diet, and stress. diabetes disease can be controlled by doing yoga and various other physical exercises. Exercise helps in keeping sugar level to normal in the blood cells. It helps in controlling stress level which is the primary cause of diabetes. By doing regular exercises various diseases like, heart diseases, kidney disorder, diabetes, constipation are effectively cured, and give much energy to do everyday work. Walking controls stress level and helps in controlling body weight and in turn diabetes. Regularly doing pranayam and various other yogic exercises keeps sugar level in the blood under control and gives much strength to perform the daily activities. Stay stress free by doing meditation and try the above remedies it will definitely bring good result.

1.Boil 15 fresh Mango leaves in 1 glass of water. Leave overnight. Filter this water

and drink first thing in the morning. It is an effective home remedy for diabetes 2. Mix 1/2 teaspoon of ground bay leaf and 1/2 teaspoon turmeric in 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel. Take this mixture two times a day before lunch and dinner. It is also good diabetes mellitus treatments. 3. Drink a watery juice of a small Bitter Gourd (remove seeds) every morning. It is one of the best home remedies for diabetes. 4. Add 3-table spoon of cinnamon to 1 litre of boiling water. Simmer for 20 minutes in a low flame, and then strain the mixture. Drink this mixture daily to cure diabetes. 5. Eat tender curry leaves (fresh) twice a day to reduce sugar. 6. Take the juice of crushed fish-berry (amruth) soaked in water for a day first thing in the morning. 2. Herbal Remedies for Diabetes 1. Prepare a mixture by adding equal quantities of turmeric powder and dried gooseberry powder with honey or drink

equal quantities of gooseberry juice and fresh turmeric juice in an empty stomach daily. 2. Eat garlic regularly as it regulates sugar level. 3. Dalchini ((Cinnamonum zeylancium) is also an effective herbal remedies for diabetes. 4. Bitter melon is wonderful herb in treating diabetes mellitus. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses blood glucose (also referred to as blood sugar). Serving as an important source of energy for the cells that make up your muscles and tissues, glucose plays a vital role in your health. An individual with a diagnosis of diabetes either has trouble making insulin (type 1 diabetes) or does not properly respond to the effects of insulin (type 2 diabetes) [1]. Diabetes can also arise in pregnant women a condition known as gestational diabetes. Causes and Symptoms Patients with type 1 diabetes experience a battle between their immune system and insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. Generally, the immune system attacks harmful bacteria, but for some reason, diabetics face a system that attacks the cells associated with insulin, leaving the body with little to no insulin.

A lack of insulin results in a build-up of sugar in the bloodstream. Patients with type 2 diabetes have cells that are resistant to the action of insulin. The pancreas also doesnt make enough insulin to rise above the deficiency. Sugar accumulates in the bloodstream, causing symptoms to emerge. No one knows why this type of diabetes surfaces, but excess fat and inactivity contribute to the condition. During pregnancy, an increase of hormones in the body can cause cells to become increasingly resistant to insulin. The majority of women suffering gestational diabetes resume their normal health after the birth of their baby. Each person experiences his or her own crop of diabetes symptoms. Common signs and symptoms include frequent urination, increased thirst, extreme hunger, unexplained weight loss, fatigue, blurry vision, sores that heal slowly, and frequent infections, such as skin, vaginal, or gum problems [2]. Diabetes Home Remedies One of the tricks to living with symptoms is learning how to maintain and control healthy blood sugar levels. Fortunately, there are many different home remedies for diabetes that can make the disorder easier to handle. A collection of suggestions include: a) Macadamia Nuts: Some carbohydrates are proven to improve blood sugar levels without affecting cholesterol levels, such as macadamia nuts.

b) Olive Oil: Cook with olive oil to control blood sugar levels without increasing cholesterol levels. c) Bay Leaves: Consuming 500 milligrams of bay leaves (which amounts to teaspoon) may lower blood sugar levels. Insert a couple of bay leaves into your meals, including rice dishes and pasta. d) Strawberry Tea: Peel the leaves off of a couple strawberries (about four or five) to create a tea. Add one cup of boiling water to the leaves and let steep for 15 minutes. Strain the concoction and drink every six hours. e) Onion: For centuries, ancient civilizations have acknowledged the healing properties of the onion. For diabetics, the onion provides quecetin a substance often associated with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits. Onions also help to lower blood sugar levels. f) Peanuts: Eat peanuts to keep blood sugar levels low. g) Fiber: A low-fat diet filled with fiber-rich foods can help diabetics control their cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Pile on the oats,

barley, legumes and fruit on your plate. Fiber creates a gel in the gastrointestinal tract that may cause the sugar in food to be absorbed at a slower rate. As a result, insulin has a chance to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. h) Flax Seed: Working to improve the bodys ability to metabolize blood sugar, incorporate ground flax seed into your meals. Sprinkle on top of salads, add to cereal, or mix into a glass of water. Two tablespoons of this soluble fiber consumed on a daily basis is a suggested serving. i) Soybean: Offering an ample supply of iron, proteins, calcium, vitamin A and fiber, soybean and soybean products provide diabetics with healthy options for their diet. j) Walking: Regular exercise helps normalize body weight and fight insulin resistance. It is suggested for diabetics to walk between 45 minutes and one hour every day. k) Black Tea: Sip on black tea to see a significant reduction of blood sugar levels. l) Garlic:

Add garlic when cooking your meals to aid in the maintenance of diabetes. Eating garlic (especially raw cloves) helps control blood sugar levels. m) Magnesium: Scientists have revealed that magnesium plays a role in affecting the enzymes involved in carbohydrate metabolism. In lab tests, animals with abnormally low blood levels of magnesium suffered insulin resistance. You can take a vitamin supplement or increase your intake of the following foods: pumpkin seeds, sweet potatoes, almonds, artichoke hearts, soybeans, chickpeas, brown rice, whole grain bread, and peanut butter. n) Vinegar [3]: Some research suggests that taking vinegar before consuming a meal can reduce the rise in blood glucose and insulin that often takes place after eating. Consider a mixture comprised of four teaspoons of vinegar mixed with three tablespoons of water. o) Beans: Adding beans to your dishes will help reduce blood sugar levels after meals, as it delays a drop in blood sugar that takes place later on in the day or night. High in soluble fiber, prepare bean soups for lunch and bean salads for dinner. p) Cinnamon: Prepare a tea consisting of three tablespoons of cinnamon and two teaspoons of baking soda added to one quart of boiling water. Reduce the temperature of the mixture and let simmer for

20 minutes. Strain the tea and store in the refrigerator. Every day, drink one quart of the tea. The cinnamon contains a phytochemical known to beneficially affect blood sugar. q) Bay Leaf, Cinnamon, Cloves and Turmeric: When drinking a cup of black tea, add a pinch or two of the above spices and allow the mixture to steep for 10 minutes. Some people have experienced a reduction in blood sugar levels by following this home remedy. r) Aspirin: Some diabetics receive a two-fold benefit when taking large quantities of aspirin for chronic pain a lowering of blood sugar levels when needed. s) Bean Tea: Boil kidney beans, white beans, navy beans, lima beans, and northern beans in water to create a tea that helps flush out toxins from the pancreas. Resources [1] http://diabetes.webmd.com/guide/understandingdiabetes-basics [2] http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/diabetes/DS01 121/DSECTION=symptoms [3] Food Cures by Joy Bauer; pg. 201.

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