Amazing Home Remedies of Clove (Laung)

Laung or clove is a wonderful spice and has continued to be an integral part of our kitchens since ages. The traditional use of clove buds in delicacies like pullavs (rice preparation), kadhi (regional preparation) etc. still prevails. This adds aroma to the dish and also certain medicinal properties. laung-clove

Wonderful Home Remedies Using Laung

Hiccups

Keep small quantity beneath the tongue. This arrests hiccups.

Throat infections  laung-throat-infection

Small tablets of powdered clove buds and honey can be prepared. Use these tablets like lozenge.

Vomiting

Its powder can be taken with honey, especially vomiting associated with pregnancy.

Gaseous distention laung-gaseous-distention

In case of bloating, mishri and laung powders can be mixed together and consumed.

Acidity laung-elaichi

Mishri, laung and elaichi can be taken together before food. This is effective in bringing down the acidity bouts.

Excessive thirst

Quarter to half teaspoon of its powder can be given to quench the thirst. Or overnight soaking of laung in water and consuming this medicated water the next day is also very beneficial.

Strength to the teeth laung-strong-teeth

A combination of powders of laung, neem patra, suhaga(phoola), fitkari(phoola), peepal etc. can be used for massaging the gums and cleaning the teeth. This can be used on a regular basis. It prevents and cures bad odor, toothache and anorexia.

Enjoy the benefits of laung with these simple remedies.

Effective Use of Nutmeg (Jaiphal) for Healthier Living

Jaiphal or Nutmeg is commonly used in our kitchens. This herb adds aroma to our delicacies and makes them flavorsome. This not just adds to the flavor and richness to our delicacies but also ensures proper digestion. Also, it is commonly used in the teas. Apart from its use as a spice, cosmetic and medicinal values are also attributed to it.

jaiphal-nutmeg

Uses of Jaiphal in Different Health Problems

Cold jaiphal-running-nose

It is effective in fever, running nose, cough and shivering due to cold. Less than a quarter teaspoon can be given with warm water and the person should be advised to stay covered and not get exposed to cold. An immediate relief can be achieved.

Intestinal worms

A pinch of its powder is mixed with water or honey and is given to eliminate intestinal worms.

Blemishes and pigmentation jaiphal-blemishes

Application of the paste of powdered jaiphal and water can be applied to the desired sites for effective results.

Joint pain jaiphal-joint-pain

Heating jaiphal with olive oil and application of this oil to the affected joints, reduces the pain. It is mostly beneficial in a rheumatic type of pain.

Bad odor

In case of foul smell from mouth, a combination of jaiphal, javitri, elaichi, mishri and saunf can be taken.

So now, not just add the aroma of Jaiphal but also its medicinal benefits to your diet.

Effective Ayurvedic Tips for Glowing Skin

Natural skin glow is every woman’s desire. Ayurveda offers simple yet effective methods to get a glowing lustrous facial skin.    Beauty

Simple Health Tips for Skin Glow (to ensure proper blood circulation to the skin)

  • Regular splash of water: Fill your mouth completely with water and splash water over the face with eyes open. Repeat splashing 2-3 times and spit out the water from the mouth. skin-glow-water-splash
  • Hold water in mouth for 5 minutes every morning and evening
  • In summers, use sufficient modes to keep the skin hydrated. skin-glow-water
  • Ensure regular and clear bowels.
  • Regular pranayama helps skin breathe properly. skin-glow-pranayama
  • Avoid excessive use of soaps as they harshly wash away the skin naturals.
  • Avoid hot water over the face.

Homemade Face-packs or scrubs

  • Powders of belgiri, jatamansi, mulathi, masoor dal, nagarmotha, amahaldi and haldi can be mixed with water or milk.
  • Use of paste prepared from besan, a teaspoon of honey and quantity sufficient water. skin-glow-besan-honey-pack
  • Use of sarso and kalonji seeds soaked in milk for 2-3 hours which is then prepared to a paste.
  • Chironji, khas khas and badam can be prepared into a paste in milk and used for a radiating skin.

These natural packs help in exfoliating the dead cells thereby helping in penetration of the herbal nutrients. Also, they maintain the moisture of the skin.

Get radiating glowing and lustrous skin with these simple and easy-to-follow natural tips.

Ayurvedic Remedies for WRINKLE-FREE Skin

A wrinkle-free skin is what everybody wishes for. Early wrinkling is a reflection of imbalanced body and mind. With simple Ayurvedic remedies, wrinkles can be reduced naturally.

wrinkle-free-skin

Home-Made Face Packs

Here are some of the best and effective home-made face packs for all skin types:

wrinkle-face-pack

For dry skin:

  • Powders of santra chilka, mulathi, sarso, kalaunji and belgiri can be mixed with milk and applied.
  • Masoor dal powder with milk. wrinkle-free-skin-masoor-daal-pack

For normal skin:

  • A pinch of jaiphal powder with a teaspoon of honey. wrinkle-free-skin-honey-and-jaiphal
  • A teaspoon of honey and ghee mixed together works as an amazing pack.
  • Powders of majistha, lodhra and neem patra with water.

 

For oily skin:

  • Honey and lime juice wrinkle-free-skin-honey-and-lemon
  • Powders of chandan(shweta), chandan(lal), gulab pushpa, multani with gulab jal.
  • Application of aloe vera gel to the skin given cooling effect as well.

Word of caution: Do not allow the face packs to dry. In case they dry, wet them. Ideal time for application is the morning and evening hours.

Food and Lifestyle Tips for Healthier Skin

Along with topical applications, apt food and healthy regimen play a vital role in achieving wrinkle-free skin.

  • Importantly, avoid excessive spices and salty food articles. They are wrinkle-promoting if taken excessively.
  • A well hydrated skin is plumb and healthy. Therefore, ensure right intake of water at appropriate time.
  • Excessive use of face wash or soaps over face should be discouraged. This causes a lot of skin dryness.
  • Staying awake late at nights isn’t healthy for skin. Make sure you go to bed at night at right time.
  • Daily session of pranayama (breathing exercises) and meditation is also very helpful.

With these simple and easy-to-follow tips, now get yourself a beautiful healthy wrinkle-free skin naturally.

BHRINGRAJ and Its Multiple Health Benefits

Bhringraj is a ladies-favorite herb for it promises beautiful hair locks. Although, this herb has multiple benefits but its efficacy to nourish hair has got it laurels.

Bhringraj

केश्यस्त्वच्य: कृमिश्वासकासशोथपाण्डुनुत्। दन्त्यो रसायनो बल्य:कुष्ठनेत्रशिरो अर्तिनुत्।

(भा.प्र.)

It is said to be beneficial for hair and skin, cures worms, respiratory disorders like breathlessness and cough, swelling and anemia, good for teeth and eyes, is a rejuvenative, imparts strength and is effective in skin problems and headache.

Health Benefits of Bhrangraj

Hair tonic

Bhrangraj HairIt can be used both internally and externally for nourishment of hair. Internally, it can be taken individually or in combination with amvala, kale till, nagarmotha. Externally, it can be used in a hair pack combined with amvala, shikakai, jatamansi, multani, danamethi, baheda, harad etc. or as hair oil.

Liver tonic

This herb is a wonderful tonic to liver. It strengthens the liver thereby improves body metabolism. It can be taken with herbs like giloy, kutki etc. for potential benefits.

Cough

It can be given with honey.

Skin problems

Bhringraj skincare-problemsIt is also helpful in treating skin issues. An application of bhringraj along with mehndi reduces burning sensation and heals the wound faster.

Scorpion bite

Even in poisonous conditions like this, local application of this powder is beneficial. Also, decoction prepared from this herb is advised for intake or washing the site of bite.

Therefore, multiple health benefits can be gained from bhrangraj along with gorgeous beautiful hair. We provide you this herb in a ready-to-use form at our outlet. Get your pack now!!!

PANCHAKARMA: Cosmetic and Remedial Therapies of Ayurveda

 Ayurveda has a specialized therapeutic wing popular as PANCHAKARMA. Mostly, this section is famous for its cosmetic value but it has an inevitable role in treatment of various systemic ailments.     Panchakarma_Treatments!

Meaning of Panchakarma

Pancha’ meaning five and ‘Karma’ meaning activities, together form the word Panchakarma i.e. five therapeutic activities. The five treatments are designed in a way that they serve the purpose of both detoxification and maintenance of health.

Names of the Pancha (five)-Karmas (therapies)

The five therapeutic treatments included in Panchakarma are as follows:

Snehana Panchakarma snehana

Internal and external lubrication of the body. Internally, fats are given to lubricate the channels and externally, it is done by means of abhyanga (body massage).

Swedana Panchkarma Swedana

Fomentation helps in opening up of the channels and easy flow of toxins out of the system.

Vamana Panchakarma vamana

This is the method of inducing vomiting. This helps in clearing of the upper gastro-intestinal tract. A healthy individual can undergo vamana during vasant ritu (March-May).

Virechana Panchakarma Virechana

This method induces purgation which clears the lower gastro-intestinal tract. A healthy person can take virechana during sharad ritu (September-November).

B(V)asti Panchakarma Basti

Commonly known as enema, this is the method of introducing medicated decoctions and oils via rectal route (mostly). It is advisable during varsha ritu (July-August).

These five therapies can be undertaken by the healthy and the diseased. Depending on the condition, the medicinal ingredients of the therapies are changed.

COCONUT WATER: A Nutritious Drink for Better Health

We always look for a healthy drink which can quench our thirst in summers by giving our body a soothing and cooling effect and also pampering our taste buds. Coconut water is that ideal drink to have because it is natural and nutritious. Except winters, you can enjoy this health drink in any season and keep yourself hydrated.  Coconut Water

Health Benefits of Tender Coconut Water

  • Has a cooling effect on the body and mind
  • Provides satiety
  • Kindles digestive fire
  • Easy to digest OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • Pacifies thirst
  • Sweet to taste
  • Clears urinary bladder

Best Time to Drink Coconut Water

You can have coconut water any hour expect early mornings on empty stomach.

Who Can Take Coconut Water Coconut water kids

People of all age can include this wonderful drink in their routine. From children to adults to old aged people, anyone can have it.

Health Problems in Which Coconut Water is Advised

  • Urinary tract infection
  • When there is a feeling of burning sensation in stomach
  • Generalized feversCoconut fever
  • Blood impurities

Intake of coconut water in all these health conditions can help your body recover faster.

So say goodbye to unhealthy beverages and shift to this natural and healthy drink which is extremely beneficial to your health……

 

Multiple Health Benefits of BAHEDA

Baheda, known as Vibhitaki in Sanskrit, is a very popular herb. It is one of the ingredients of famous classical combination Triphala.

Classically, this herb has been described in Ayurveda as:

विभीतकं स्वादुपाकं कषायं कफपित्तनुत्। उष्णवीर्यं हिमस्पर्शं भेदनं कासनाशनम्।।

रुक्षं नेत्रहितं केश्यं कृमिवैस्वर्यनाशनम्। (भा.प्र.)

Baheda is bitter to taste and pacifies pitta and kapha dosha

It is dry and ushna (warm in potency)

Helps in clearing bowel Baheda constipation

Triphala which has Baheda as an ingredient is an effective purgative. Apart from Triphala, many effective purgation-inducing combinations contain Baheda along with other herbs like isabgol, sanay, harad, amvala etc.

Effective in cough and hoarseness of voice  Baheda cough

It can be administered in small repetitive doses with plain or lukewarm water. In case of congestion, baheda along with saindha namak can be given. Baheda decoction can be prepared and can be used for gargling.

Benefits to Eyes and Hair Baheda eye

  1. For eyes: Externally as an eye wash, decoction of Triphala is used. An application of baheda paste can be applied around the eyes to draw the benefits.
  2. For hair: Externally, it can be used as a hair pack or hairwash along with ritha, amvala, shikakai, nagarmotha, jatamansi It imparts color and conditions the hair.

A regular intake of triphala churna along with unequal quantity of ghee and honey is beneficial both to the eyes and hair.

Anti-helminthic

It is advisable in intestinal worms and can be locally applied to an infective wound.

So make this wonderful herb a part of your simple home remedies and avail the benefits naturally.

When to Have Hot Water and Cold Water as Per Ayurveda

Some people have a habit of consuming water of similar temperature for months. As per Ayurveda, the temperature of water should vary from season to season and also depending on the health condition. If taken with little bit of understanding, water works like an amazing medicine which comes for free!!!!!

Cold water Hot water

This post talks about conditions when it is good to consume hot water and when it is advised to consume cold water. Follow these indications and contra-indications to consume water with right temperature.

Indications for Consuming Hot/Warm Water

  • Cough Hot water cough
  • Breathlessness
  • Obesity Water hot obesity
  • Indigestion
  • Toxin accumulation
  • Fever Water Hot Fever_

Contra-indications for Consuming Hot/Warm Water

  • Intoxicated conditions
  • After 12 hours of boiling

 

Indications for Consuming Cold Water

Water Cold

  • Giddiness
  • Burning sensation Throat pain
  • Alcohol intoxication
  • Loose motions
  • ExhaustionWater exhaustion
  • Bleeding from upper orifices

 

Contra-indications for Consuming Cold Water

  • Bodily stiffness
  • Hiccup
  • Abdominal distention
  • Recent fevers
  • Throat ailments
  • Chronic rhinitis
  • After consuming something oily

Now use water, the very essential necessity, depending on your condition and experience its effective results. It is always advisable to seek an Ayurvedic physician’s advice for effective benefits.

You can email us your queries at info@gyanherbal.in or you can go for online consultation by writing at vdshruti@gyanherbal.in.

 

Live Strong and Healthy with MUSALI

Musali is a famous aphrodisiac herb of the Indian medicinal system. It conquers weakness, low stamina, degeneration, emaciation etc. This herb is high on nutritional value. The root of the herb endorses these properties.  Safed Musali-chlorophytum-borivilianum

Musali has majorly two popular varieties viz., Musali (shweta), the white variety and Musali (kali), the black variety. Their different qualities are available in the Indian market. The properties of both the varieties of Musali are nearly same. Therefore, both of them are used for common purposes.

Effective Herbal Combinations for Musali

Weakness and emaciation:Musali strength

 

Musali (shweta) along with babul gond, mishri, mulathi, isabgol and dry fruits can be taken to eliminate weakness and also improves health. This is a strength booster.

Male libido: sb10062927r-001

Musali (shweta) with mishri if taken with warm milk, improves male libido.

Degenerative joint pain: Musali joint pain

Musali (shweta) can be taken with ghee and warm milk at night before going to bed. This strengthens the bone.

Aphrodisiac:

Powders of musali(shweta), musali (kali), talmakhana, gokhru (bada), kaunch beej, mishri, shatavari, ashwagandha and other such herbs can be mixed together and taken at morning and night time with warm milk.

Loose motions:

Musali (kali) powder is administered with buttermilk and rice and buttermilk is given as the diet.

At Gyan Herbal Home, we provide you the ready-to-use powder of musali. Also, looking into the seasonal benefit, we provide you Musali-Ashwagandha Laddus in the winters which cater the need for great stamina.

For more queries, email us at info@gyanherbal.in