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.

Jatamansi: Wonderful Herb for Hair and Health

Jatamansi, also known as Balchar, is an aromatic herb which is extensively used in Ayurveda. This herb has many wonderful properties attributed to it. It is very interesting to note that the root of this herb looks like a tuft of hair. Because of this acute resemblance, it is widely used for hair care. Apart from this, it is used as a nervine tonic, builds up stamina and nourishes the hair.   Balcharr Jatamansi

Effective Herbal Jatamansi Combinations

For hair root strengthening and hair nourishment Balchar Hair

It can be consumed internally with amavala, bhringraj, brahmi and other hair nourishing herbs. Also, it can be used as a hair pack with other herbs like amvala, shikakai, nagarmotha, bhringraj, danamethi etc.

For better digestion, flatulence, stomach ache Balchar digestion

Jatamansi powder (4 parts) with powders of dalchini,l sheetalchini, saunf, sonth (1 part each) and mishri (8 parts) can be taken in smaller quantity to pacify the pain abdomen, gas formation and indigestion.

Burns and blisters

An application of the paste of jatamansi powder brings down the burning sensation and heals it as it has a cooling effect on the wound.

Headache Jatamansi headache

Paste of jatamansi powder can be applied to the forehead to bring down the headache. It is recommended in summers.

Toothache

Softly massaging the gums and the teeth with jatamansi powder reduce the toothache.

Dysmenorrhoea (painful menses)

A decoction of jatamansi powder can be prepared and consumed to pacify the pain of those days.

Tremors

Those who are a victim of tremors or any nervine weakness can take this herb along with ashwagandha.

This wonderful herb is available at Gyan Herbal Home retail outlet. So get your pack and avail its benefits. For consultation, write us at vdshruti@gyanherbal.in.

Amazing Tips for Perfect Oral Hygiene

Oral cavity is the reflection and the gateway to health. Ayurveda ensures perfect oral hygiene and dental care by focusing on teeth, gums, tongue and also the cheeks with simple home remedies. A regular use of these methods not just promises glowing teeth and healthy gums but also a lustrous face.   Oral Care

Brushing the teeth:

There are two ways to ensure a proper teeth cleaning. The traditional methods of Datun and Dant-manjan are advocated by Ayurveda for the same.

Datun is using the stem for chewing and brushing the teeth. The stem, preferably, should be astringent in flavor. Usually, neem stem, bel stem, arjuna stem etc. are used. They remove bacteria and ensure cleanliness of the teeth. People suffering with any oral injury or facial ailment should avoid its use.

Dant-manjan (tooth powder) is another option for massaging the gum, cleaning the teeth and refreshing the breathe. A few combinations are:

  • A pinch of saindha namak with a teaspoon of mustard oil. Oral Care Salt Cleaning
  • Half a teaspoon of trikatu (combination of sonth, kalimirch and peepal in equal quantity) with a teaspoon of honey.

These methods clean the teeth and remove bad odor giving you a sparkling white smile.

Tongue cleaning: Oral Care tongue cleaning

One should daily clean the tongue for proper reception of the taste. A proper reception of flavors helps in proper secretion and digestion of enzymes. Avoid vigorous cleaning.

Oral wash or Gandusha: This is a method in which an Ayurvedic oral wash is used to clean the entire oral cavity. For gandusha, a liquid has to be filled in the mouth, rolled and gargled. It is ideal to hold this liquid for sometime in the mouth. This not only cleans the mouth but also gives a sense of freshness and brings lusture to the face (by improving blood circulation of the face).

Liquids which can be used for gandusha are: Oral Gandusha oil

  • Honey mixed with water (for those having excessive salivation)
  • Warm water with saindha namak (for disinfection)
  • Cold water (for those who have bleeding gums)

Incorporate these simple and easy-to-use methods for oral care and ensure proper oral hygiene.