Home Remdies for various illnesses:

Acne and pimples:

1. Try toothpaste. The chemicals in the toothpaste that are used for scrubbing your teeth can help in getting rid of pimples overnight.
2. You can also try lemon juice. Wash you face with warm water later, after applying lemon juice.

3. Another home remedy for pimples and acne : boil 3 teaspoons of basil leaves in 1 cup water and applying it to the affected areas with a cotton ball.


Bags under Eyes:

Mix 1 teaspoon of tomato juice with a pinch of turmeric powder, half a teaspoon lemon juice and a teaspoon of flour. It will make a paste. Apply around your eyes for 10 minutes and then wash off.


Instant Energizer:

Would you like an immediate burst of energy at the end of a long and tiring day at office? Well, here is a simple solution to get the much needed energy:
Drink a mixture of grape and lemon juices in equal quantity and watch the feeling of tiredness go away.


Common Cold:

1. Vitamin C can be very effective for reducing the severity of cold. You can get Vitamin C through consumption of citrus fruits. You can also get Vitamin C from Rose Leaves. You read it right - you can eat rose petals and leaves in order to get Vitamin C. Make sure that you wash them properly before eating them.

2. Lemon: Lemon is rich in Vitamin C, it increases body resistance and reduces toxicity. One lemon diluted in warm water and add a table spoon of honey. Take it once or twice daily if you are suffering from common cold.

3. Turmeric: Half a teaspoon of fresh turmeric powder mixed in 30 ml of warm milk, taken 2-3 times a day can be effective for cold and throat irritations.

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Some Easy Treatments for Cough:

1. Grape Juice, if taken with honey can be very good for getting rid of cough.

2. Fill one cut lemon with black pepper powder and salt, then suck it to reduce cough.

3. Almonds are very good for dry cough. Soak them in water for some time, then make a fine paste with 20 gram of butter and sugar after removing the brown skin from the almonds. Take this paste twice a day - once in morning and once in evening.

4. Spinach juice can be effective for dry cough. It can be diluted with water. It may be helpful to gargle the mouth with warm spinach juice.

5. Basil(tulsi), mixed with aniseed (saunf) and black pepper should be taken 2-3 times in a day.

6. Drink warm carrot juice, it may provide relief from cough and improve the general health of the patient.


When should you call the doctor?

If you had cough for more than 3-5 days, it may be chronic. Chronic means that this may last for a long time. The following can help you decide if you need to see your doctor:

>>> If you are coughing blood

>>> If you are wheezing (making up a whistling sound while breathing in)

>>> Have a high temperature along with cough

>>> If you frequently face this problem of coughing every few days.


Smoking may cause cough that does not go away easily. In such cases you need to stop smoking. Various methods to help you quit smoking are: nicotine patches, gum, nasal spray etc. You can seek professional help to quit this habit.

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