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Dealing with a colicky baby can be frustrating but there are many simple things you can try to soothe your little one. Swaddle the baby and limit stimulating factors like loud sounds, bright lights, and visitors. Rock your baby, play some white noise, and try a gentle massage to calm them. Probiotics, lemon balm, chamomile, and fennel can help too.
Bed sores develop when there is prolonged pressure on one part of your body. Relieve pressure by changing positions frequently and use special cushions/mattresses for support. Clean with saline and apply turmeric paste, papaya paste, sugar, or neem oil. A honey or alginate dressing can help too. Have a healthy diet to promote healing.
Arjuna has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties well worth tapping. It works as a heart tonic, improves aerobic endurance, and helps manage cholesterol, blood pressure, and blood sugar levels. It can help heal wounds faster and tackle fungal infections and diarrhea. It may also have a protective effect on your liver and kidneys.
Pleurisy or inflammation of the membrane which covers your lungs and chest cavity, can cause chest pain. Anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving natural remedies like ginger, honey, tulsi, and caraway can help tackle it. So can turmeric, garlic, and slippery elm. Sleeping on the affected side may ease pain.
For Ayurveda, copper is an extremely important metal. This is because, for thousands of years, India and other Asian countries would collect and store water in large...
Food allergies can make a simple thing like mealtime a nightmare if you aren’t careful. On the other hand, quick and easy fixes like following an elimination diet or avoiding allergens, using activated charcoal, doing nasal irrigation, and giving your body lots of anti-inflammatory foods, could help ease the problem and alleviate symptoms.
Cleaning the wound and applying pressure and ice are important first steps in treating a cut on your lips. Applying sesame oil, grape seed oil, coconut oil, or safflower oil can help heal minor cuts. Aloe vera, honey, chamomile, and turmeric can help too. See a doctor for serious wounds.
Natural remedies with antimicrobial and antihistamine effects can help you deal with swollen adenoids. Try drinking turmeric milk, chamomile tea, or thyme tea. Or take honey with lemon juice or tulsi leaf juice. Garlic juice, ginger, apples, and tomatoes can help too. So can a salt water or babul decoction gargle.
Tackle white skin patches caused by vitiligo with natural remedies. Herbal remedies like Ginkgo biloba, fern extract, and kutki can help. So can applying black cumin oil, bakuchi oil, fig leaf juice, and black pepper extracts. Improve your intake of nutrients like zinc, vitamin B 12 and folic acid.
Managing oily skin takes extra effort, but it’s possible. Aim to manage excess sebum instead of trying to dry it out. Start with a cleansing oil to dissolve sebum, dirt, and makeup. Wash it away with an oil-free face wash that doesn’t have fragrance. Apply a face mask to soak up extra sebum, and finish with a moisturizer to avoid dryness. Honey, green tea, papaya, and clay are ideal natural ingredients for oily skin.
Indigestion is a common complaint during pregnancy. Have small frequent meals instead of large ones. Eating bananas, drinking turmeric or ginger tea, and having honey can help. So can sitting up while you eat, cutting down on caffeine and fatty or spicy foods, and eating foods like yogurt that boost digestion.
Thrush is a very common yeast infection that affects the mouth or genital area. Coconut oil, tea tree oil, clove oil, or oregano oil can help tackle the infection by acting against the candida yeast. A garlic suppository, chamomile or goldenseal wash, and probiotic yogurt can also help.
Almost every part of neem has medicinal properties. The leaves can lower blood sugar, control blood pressure, and help treat acne, dandruff, and psoriasis. The seed oil works as a mosquito repellent and treats skin infections too. Meanwhile, the bark fights intestinal ulcers and dental plaque.
If you’re troubled by hormonal acne, try natural remedies that deal with oily skin and acne-causing bacteria. Dab on some diluted eucalyptus oil, green tea, or lemon juice. Applying avocado pulp, turmeric paste, a blend of cinnamon and honey, or a jojoba oil and clay mask can also help.
To tackle that unsightly pimple in your ear, apply avocado paste, African basil oil with aloe vera gel, or tea tree oil. Neem and turmeric paste or an antibacterial paste of honey and cinnamon can also help get rid of it. Or wipe with green tea or lemon juice.