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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Foods With Medicinal Properties

Ginger For Cough & Cold The oldest home remedy for cough is to keep a piece of freshly cut ginger in your mouth. Tea that is brewed with ginger relieves cold and cough.
 
Honey For Cuts & Scratches Honey has antiseptic properties. So if you apply honey on open wounds and cuts, they get healed quickly.
 
Chilli Peppers For Pain The capciasin that is present in all chilli peppers stops the production of pain-causing chemicals in the body. Apart from that Cayenne (pepper) is also used to relieve joint pain.
 
Bitter Gourd For Diabetes Regular intake of bitter gourd helps regulate the blood insulin levels. It is the oldest medicine for diabetics. 

Olive Oil For Lice Olive oil is not just famous for its omega-3 fatty acids. A head massage with olive oil can help you to get rid of lice that causes scalp infection.

Banana For Warts Warts are ugly pustules that erupt on the skin. Banana with its high potassium content can help cure warts effectively.
 
Black Tea For Stinky Feet Stinky feet is not a cosmetic problem, it can be a hormonal disorder. Soak your feet in lukewarm black tea to get rid of the smell.

Lemon For Nausea When you feel car sick or nauseous, you are usually given a lemon to smell or suckle. The citrus smell of lemon can cure nausea.

Milk For Sunburn A sunburn is much more serious than a sun tan. This happens when the harsh sunrays burns the top layer of the skin. The pain and dryness associated with sunburns can be soothed by cold milk.

Watermelon For Dehydration When you are dehydrated, you need lot of fluids. Watermelon is a fruit that has almost 60 percent of water content. So, having watermelon can also help you get hydrated.

Lady's Finger For Diabetes Chop off the heads and tails of a lady' finger (okra) and soak it over night. Drinking this water every morning can keep diabetes under control!

2 comments:

  1. Its true. I drank ginger and cinnamon in my yarrow tea and my head cold was over in 2 days!

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  2. I would much prefer to take natural remedies anyday, rather than have to resort to big pharma's cure. Research has proven alot of their drugs cause side effect diseases, seemingly to maximize profits for the medical mafia !

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