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Home remedies never pose as complete alternatives to doctors and medication, they are just useful natural tips having no threat of side effects, and are known to cause improvement in health conditions. A perfect balance of doctors' diagnostics and home remedies can ensure good health.
The basic concept of home remedies has gained a lot of momentum in modern times. Home remedies usually use treatments based on herbal and natural healing. Although there exists heated debate regarding effectiveness of home remedies, its benefits cannot altogether be ignored.
Home cures provide natural antidotes for all ranges starting from serious diseases like cancer to trivial ones like the common cold. Coronary complications, hypertension, diabetes, arthritis, gastro-intestinal problems and other maladies like fever, migraine, toothaches, etc., are most common, afflicting the general masses. Effective home cures can help improve health complications. Of course, expecting a radical improvement will be disheartening, as home cures take their course of time.
A simple yet effective method to treat heart disease would be to drink milk with garlic every day. Ginger juice mixed with honey helps reduce chest pain instantly. Consumption of foods rich in Vitamin E and B such as leafy green vegetables, sardines, egg yolks, nuts, yeast, meat, low-fat dairy products and lentils are ideal food products for heart patients.
Beetroot juice, diced beetroot - raw or parboiled, is extremely good for arthritis. You can also take pineapple juice everyday; it reduces swelling and inflammation around the joints that occurs in rheumatoid and osteo arthritis.
Blood pressure basics
The most effective home remedy to treat high blood pressure is taking cloves of garlic. When there is sudden rise in blood pressure, lemon squeezed sherbet can offer instant relief. For long-term treatment, intake of papaya everyday is beneficial, it helps reduce high pressure completely. As for low pressures, soaked raisins can help fight the instant fall.
Chewing fresh gingers before every meal helps fight gastric pain. A very effective long-term treatment of gastrointestinal problem is to take a tea spoon of raw turmeric powder before every meal, this reduces the inflammation and brings gastric ailments under control.
Half a cup of bitter gourd juice taken daily actively brings diabetes under control. And as for long-term ailments soybeans, celery, cucumbers, string beans, onion and garlic's inclusion in the diet of diabetic patients are known to be beneficial.
By Zannatul Lamea
Fried chilli fish cooked in tamarind juice
Chicken la mint (Murg Pudina)
You know you're suffering from toxic overload if you are experiencing fatigue, memory decline, difficulty focusing, allergies and infections, irritability, anxiety and depression, difficulty with weight gain and weight loss, muscle and joint pain or weakness, skin rashes and outbreaks, recurrent yeast and fungal infections, constipation, diarrhoea, abdominal bloating, and indigestion.
Start the Detox Day right
Take acidophilus or a probiotic supplement. Acidophilus is one of the many "good" bacteria and yeasts known as probiotics. Always take probiotics on an empty stomach.
Your detox meals
Breakfast: Eat oat bran cereal, brown rice, or any other whole grain cereal as long as it is unbleached and does not contain any added sugar or chemicals. Pair with unflavoured soy milk.
Lunch or Dinner: Eat any combination of beans, brown rice, oat bran, vegetables, and organic chicken, fish, or soy-products.
Try this super-cleansing juice as a quick way to up your veggie intake.
Detox Juice: Juice the following together: Aloe vera juice (which can be found in most food stores and with street vendors), apples, asparagus, beets (including greens), cabbage, carrot and carrot greens, celery, cucumbers, and parsley. You can also purchase vegetable juice from the store, but be sure that it has no added salt or chemicals.
Supplement your detox
Green Tea is a strong antioxidant, and a great beverage choice for your detox. Be sure to drink decaffeinated green tea.
Ginger is a bowel and kidney cleanser. Make yourself tea from fresh ginger root during your detox.
Take an invigorating herbal soak
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