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Ginger (Zingiber officinale) : Forget those aspirin and big pharma pills, according to latest studies published in Journal of Pain, published by the American Pain Society, daily doses of raw or dried ginger effectively relieve muscle and joint aches and discomfort of all types.Helps treating Arthritis, abdominal cramps etc ginger appears to have anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties similar to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, but without the side effects (which can include gastrointestinal bleeding and ulcers). Ginger eases muscle and joint pain, swelling and stiffness up to 63% in just 2 months. ‘Gingerol’, a potent compound in ginger help prevent production of pain triggering hormones. Daily recommended dose is about 1-2 teaspoons chopped ginger or 1 teaspoon of dried ginger for best results. 2. Turmeric (Curcuma longa) : Studies have proved that turmeric is three times more effective at easing pain than aspirin, ibuprofen or naproxen. It helps in relieving pain for 50% people struggling with arthritis and even fibromyalgia. Active ingredient ‘Curcumin’, naturally blocks cyclooxygenase, an enzyme that is linked to production of pain hormones. ‘Curcumin’ and ‘Curcuminoids’ present in turmeric act to reduce the inflammation by inhibiting prostaglandins linked to produce inflammation in arthritis. 3. Andrographis (Andrographis paniculata) : One of the Siddha herbs used in pain management. Treats Viral infection, swellings, fever, liver ailments, arthritis and other vatha ailments. Study reveals that active constituent ‘Andrographolide’ present in the herb is responsible for its analgesic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action. Both fresh and dried plant is used medicinally. Whole plant( Fresh or dried), crushed and prepared as infusion and taken daily in dose of 60-80 ml twice daily. 4. Indian Ginseng (Withania somnifera) : Effective against pain and swellings. Plant extract during studies and research has shown lowering of nitric oxide in inflammed tissues which led to decrease in pain and swelling. Not only a rejuvenator, nervine tonic, aphrodisiac, this herb has many uses which can treat multiple problems easily. Compound ‘Withanolides’ present in roots helps to relax the blood vessel, improve circulation and relieve pain in arthritis patients.Another compound ‘Phenyl butazone’ has positive effects in reducing inf lammation. Due to these properties this herb is Widely used in treatment of pains involving low back or as seen in sciatica, arthritis etc. 5. Clove (Syzygium aromaticum) : Historically used as an antiseptic and analgesic. A natural pain killer particularly for dental/gum problem. To ease tooth ache clove oil is used. Else clove can be put one in your mouth, slowly push the juice extracted from it, then push it towards the tooth, which gives you the most pain and slowly pain will decrease . Cloves helps to relieve abdominal cramps, nerve/back pain, respiratory problems etc. Also added to massage oils to ease arthritis and muscle pain. ‘Eugenol’ and Beta- carophyllene’ are active compounds in clove that inhibit prostaglandins and thereby suppress the pain sensory receptors. 6. Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) : Antispasmodic in nature, relieves spasm and cramps seen in abdomen due to indigestion or IBS, clears congestion in respiratory problems. Muscle pain, joint pain, inflammed back, swollen joints can be treated with this herb due to its Anodyne property. Best source of ‘Cineole’ which calms nerves and clears head. Diarrhoea is a condition which causes increased frequency of bowel movements with loose and watery stools often accompanied with stomach pain. In Siddha it is known as Perumkazhichal noi, usually caused by abnormal food habits causing derrangement of Vatham. The Vatha sub components – Udana vayu and Abana vayu are vitiated leading to indigestion, abdominal flatulence, increased frequency of bowel movements with pain and watery stools. On severity, pitham may also get vitiated leading to derrangement of 7 Udal thathus and bloody diarrhoea as seen in kuruthi Perunkazhichal. Causes : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Intake of foods which is hard to digest(oily, fatty, cold type) Chronic Indigestion, Overeating along with Improper digestion of previously consumed foods Food Poisoning Contaminated Food/ Water Wrong eating habits Bacterial/ Viral/ Parasitic infections Overuse and Overdose of Antibiotics and laxatives Consumption of too much of unripe fruits and veggies Psychological conditions like depression, anxiety etc Symptoms : Increased frequency of stools Borborygmi Loss of appetite Abdominal pain with cramps Nausea Fever

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Fenugreek : High in amino acids. Rheumatism . Repeat this till the peels loses all moisture and become hard. In Siddha there are effective medicines like Chundaivattral choornam. gastric problems. 2. Enriched with Antioxidant and Antimicrobial properties. take 3-5 small pieces. Used in management of peptic ulcer and other bacterial. Cytotoxic. Garlic : A natural antibiotic which contains compounds like potassium. Bacillus subtilis etc due to its Antibacterial action. Avoid fruit juice. tender coconut water. After peels gets hard. helps to reduce inflammation of intestines and stops bleeding and loose motions. A glass of buttermilk with 1/4 teaspoon of fenugreek powder once or twice These remedies are very potent and most of the sufferers quickly recover but if the diarrhoea doesn’t stop within 12-24 hours. Also possess Antioxidant. Sulphur compounds and flavanoids in Onion provides Anti biotic effect. The peels contain tannins which is a very powerful astringent. Colitis. gruel. Thayirchundi choornam. Anti diabetic. oily and raw foods like roughage. Cut the peels into small pieces. For diarrhoea and dysentery. A list of top 7 such Antibiotic herbs are listed below : 1. isolated from Curry leaves known as APC (Antioxidant proteins from Curry leaves) possess antibiotic properties against almost all human pathogen strains according to research done on this plant. curd rice and steamed foods. lysine. Anti diarrhoeal properties. traditional home remedies. Including them in our diet and food can protect us from number of infections and with their deep healing values we can be healthy always. sinusitis and other respiratory ailments. Antiulcer. Stay fit and Keep healthy. gruel water is useful as it contains electrolytes. excellent blood purifier. Anti bacterial compound a monomeric protein. tryptophan etc. Also helps to manage Inflammatory bowel disease. fungi and parasites. coffee. fiber. add a glass of water and boil. viruses and fungus. 6. Right diet and healthy food habits can prevent us from such ailments to a large extent. These are not only effective but devoid of any side effects. Curry leaves : Pharmacological study on this plant has revealed its anti microbial properties. Onion has Anthelmintic. age and nadi/pulse of the patient. it helps in management of cough. Diabetes. 7. Take this medicated water 30-40 ml at regular intervals until the problem subsides. 7. 5. 4. 3. Drinking barley water. Diuretic properties. Drink only lemon tea. According to studies. Anti cancer and cleanses the uterus. 3. 1. Also Liver tonic. soothes stomach. garlic has 20 anti viral and 40 anti bacterial components. Ginger : ‘Gingerol’ present in ginger has antimicrobial properties. Eat light. Take care. The antibiotic components also helps to maintain important intestinal flora. A very good Iron tonic and also helpful to manage raised cholesterol and triglyceride level. Antibiotic/ Antibacterial action helps to eliminate micro organisms like E coli responsible for diseases like gastroenteritis and Helicobacter pylori that causes peptic ulcer. Anti inflammmatory. cold. Siddha Home Remedies : Never discard the peels of pomegranate. Excellent to treat digestion and respiratory ailments. So trust them and iuse them in your favourite foods and menu. Vermifuge. curry leaves showed maximum anti bacterial activity and strains of Staphylococcus epidermidis was significantly inhibited.       1. it kills harmful bacteria and improves immunity. Sulphur compound‘allicin’ is the natural antibiotic agent present in garlic. Enriched with natural anti bacterial and anti septic properties. easily digestible foods like soups. Also effective for colitis and bleeding piles. Anti Viral. Cardamom : Rich source of ‘Cineol’. An old traditional folk medicine used in management of respiratory ailments. Seeds and leaves also have antibiotic activity against bacteria. seeds and leaves possess supreme nutritional values. Also has Anti cancer properties. fungal and parasitic infections. Vomiting Bloated abdomen Anaemia Depression Feeble pulse Lethargy Cold extremities Dietery Advices : Consume jeera water every 3 hours to prevent dehydration and improve digestive power. In a study when 21 plants were screened for antibacterial activity against multi bacterial isolates. Kabada mathirai etc which can be prescribed according to the condition. Cut tea. menstrual problems and other ailments.Thalisathi vadagam. preserve them in an air tight container. 2. a natural antiseptic that kills bacteria causing bad breath or halitosis. 5. Kattuvathi mathirai. They have no side effects unlike modern antibiotics and can be used life long. This is one of the most effective. we have highly effective herbs that are true gift of mother nature with Antibiotic properties. pain and cramps. Keep fit and Stay Healthy. Carminative. Onion : Onion is very effective against many bacterial infections including Salmonella. 4. . arthritis. 1. Drinking water boiled with dried ginger helps to overcome pain and cramps. It acts against bacteria. n nature. Helpful in disinfection and treating wound infection. Mix 1/4 teaspoon of pepper and 1/4 teaspoon of ginger juice to 1/2 spoon of lemon juice and take it twice a day . These wonder herbs are easily available and beneficial for our body too. place them over a plate in the sun in such a way that no peels overlap each other. germanium that helps to preserve good health. 6. This herb due to its antibiotic properties used in treatment of Caries and Peptic ulcer against H-pylori. Arthritis. E-coli. Avoid all types of fatty. Turmeric : Commonly used in Indian kitchen. Externally used as disinfectant. 2. Anti rheumatic. consult your physician immediately. Applying turmeric paste on fresh wounds has always been a known traditional home remedy to all.