For cough & cold

For cough & Cold

Take 5 or 6 cloves (laung,lavang) Dry roast it on Tawa on medium to high flame till it becomes grayish black. Keep them aside and grind it into a fine powder using mortar & pestle or with a belan (rolling pin)
Mix a pinch of powder in a teaspoon of honey and have in cough or cold.
Wrap around a warm stole or cloth lightly around your neck before going to bed for sleep.

Kitchen Spices Remedies

Lets see some Medicinal uses of the spices that are available in every kitchen .

1.  Asafoetida ( Hing ) – Hing helps in curing toothache and Indigestion.

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  • For Toothache apply half gram of Hing on the affected tooth to get relief in pain.
  • For Indigestion take small pinch of powdered hing with warm water .

2.  Cardamom ( Elaichi ) – Take 4-5 cardamom seeds powdered with warm water 3 times a day to get rid of Gas troubles.

3.  Black Pepper ( Kali Mirch ) –  It helps in curing common Cough and Cold problems, Mix it while preparing tea , you can additionally add jaggery (gur ), Cloves (laung ), Javitri , Holy Basil Leaves ( tulsi ) in tea for relief.

4.  Clove ( Laung ) – Best remedy for Toothache and Cough

  • For Toothache apply Clove oil on the affected tooth to get immediate relief in pain and also to eliminate germs.
  • For Cough add cloves to tea for relaxing sour throat and cough.

5.  Turmeric Powder ( Haldi ) –  Mix half teaspoon of pure turmeric powder in a glass of warm milk for speedy recovery in minor accidents, etc .

6.  Cumin Seeds ( Jeera ) – It is best for Loose motions and Acidity .

  • For Loose motions take powdered jeera with tea or water 3 times a day.
  • For Acidity Eat some roasted Jeera after meals .

7.  Garlic ( Lahsun ) – Garlic has some of the most amazing effects and cures for regular problems like its regular intake in food would help in relieving from pain in Menstrual cycles, it helps digestion, and it also keeps stress and tension at bay. It also controls high blood pressure .

8. Cinnamon ( Dalchini ) – It helps in keeping heart active and healthy also it helps in regulating digestion as well as eliminates bad breath. 


Healthful of Clove

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Medicinal uses of Clove .

1. Dental Care: The essential oil in cloves has been in therapeutic use in dentistry as a local-anesthetic and antiseptic as it provides relief from toothache by fighting gum infections. You can temporarily get relief from the pain by dabbing a little clove oil on a cotton ball and placing it on the sore tooth or on your gums.

2. Regulates Blood Sugar Levels: The essential oil also has been found to help prevent adult onset diabetes by stabilizing blood sugar levels.

3. Aids the Digestive Systems: Clove oil is used for its warming and stimulating effects to help relax and alleviate symptoms of vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion and stomach aches.

4. Kills Intestinal Worms:  Cloves are used (for their natural anti-parasitic action) to remove intestinal worms.

5. Diffuses Feeling of Nausea and Morning Sickness: Cloves and clove oil when taken together can provide relief from Nausea, morning sickness, vomiting and diarrhea.

6. Relieves Upper Respiratory Infections: Ayurveda suggests drinking a lukewarm mixture made with ten drops of clove oil and honey that act as an expectorant making it easier to cough up phlegm to treat coughs, colds, sinusitis, flu and asthma.

7. Natural Pain Killers : Cloves are natural painkillers and their anti bacterial effect helps you get rid of that sore throat.

8. Impotency : Since ages, Clove has been considered in curing impotence, preventing premature ejaculation and relieving vaginal discharges. 

9. Stress Buster: A flavored tea of cloves with basil, mint, cardamom and honey in water helps soothe the senses and relieves stress and muscle spasms in the body. Clove essential oils’ fragrance eliminates exhaustion and fatigue related thoughts and insomnia.

10. Heals Acne and Warts: Clove oil’s strong antimicrobial properties help treat skin problems like acne and warts.

11. Prevents Bad Breath: Chewing Cloves  is considered a good practice after a meal to prevent bad breath.

Healthful Mornings

We often forget about taking care of our health and happiness , running after work and busy schedules every day. Moreover we don’t have much time to take care of what we eat daily, i mean if there’s enough nutrients in the food or not.

Still we can do something about it if we begin early in the morning by following these simple yet effective home remedies to get back those vital nutrients in the body.

1. Green tea – Start fresh your mornings with a cup of green tea instead of coffee or just ordinary tea, to get fit and fresh all throughout the day. It helps in digestion and detoxifying body .

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2. Milk with Honey – Take a glass of warm milk and add a teaspoon of honey in it to get back the natural glow of skin , and to lose weight naturally.

3. Holy Basil & Clove – Dissolve 6 holy basil leaves and 2 cloves in water , sieve this solution in morning and drink empty stomach , it will help in eliminating all the toxins of body and also eliminates impurities of blood.

4. Fenugreek seeds – Dissolve Fenugreek seeds in water during the night then sieve it in the morning, drink this solution for good health, curing diabetes as well.

5. Fruit Juice – Drink orange, apple, papaya and other kinds of fruit juices to help in improving health.

Just Do It Every Night

We consume a lot of things about which we have no knowledge and even about their quality or value as we intake them in our daily diet. There are plenty of things in our own kitchen which have the power to take out and even eliminate certain diseases of our body and help us in having good health. With a few tips here you can easily dominate over certain illnesses that may be worrying you for long:

1. Lower the Cholesterol  Every night soak green coriander in water and drink this water in the morning and also chew theID-10051266

green coriander leaves . By doing this you can easily lower your cholesterol.


2. Relief from Acidity –  Take a clove and Chew it so that the juices are released from chewing, keep it in the mouth for sometime. the juices will immediately lower acid re flux and give you some relief from acidity

3. Regulating Blood pressure – If you have high blood pressure then every morning chew two garlic cloves with water .ID-100124480

take this thrice a week to have normal blood pressure.


4. Control Diabetes –  Black plum , Java Plum or Jamun’s seeds are best and the most effective remedy in    treating diabetes . For this Clean the Jamun seeds and let them dry under sun for a few days , then make a  powder of these seeds by grinding them in a mixer . Take 1 tablespoon of this powder everyday with water .  This remedy will help in regulating diabetes.