We normally have remedies in our kitchen for most of our ailments..ofcourse these remedies are mostly preventive measures..Do not rely on these when you are really ill :-) For a prolonged healthy life we can use the vegetables, fruits,herbs, seeds available in our kitchen and moreover they do not have any side effects..
Our kitchen ingredients can also be used for beauty care, hair care and what not...Why wait..try these...
Soak fenugreek seeds overnight in a glass of water. Drink the water in the morning. This helps to relieve stomach problems.
Fennel seeds can be chewed after a heavy meal. It helps in digestion.
Dry roast pepper corns and cumin seeds for 2 min in medium flame and allow it to cool. Grind it into a powder and mix with honey and you have it to get relieved from sore throat.
Boil cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, a pinch of asafoetida in 1/2 cup water for 10 min. Allow it to cool and drink the water to get relieved from gastric problems.
Soak fenugreek seeds overnight and grind well. It can be used as a conditioner after washing hair. It makes your hair soft. You need to wash the hair well after applying this.
Boil 2 tsps of coriander seeds , 1 tsp of cumin seeds in 2 cups of water for about 10 min. Drink this soup in warm state to get relieved from stomach upset.
Fruits and Vegetables
Cut small cubes out of papaya add little milk and grind it well. It can be used as a face pack, leave for 15 min and wash it well.You will feel real fresh.
Cut small pieces of beetroot and softly rub on your lips. It improves the texture of the lips.
Mix banana pieces, multani mitti and rose water and make a smooth paste. Use it as a face pack. Leave it for 15 min and wash it off with cold water and pat dry.
Your skin will glow !!!
For darkening in the elbow region, Cut pieces of potato and rub against the darkened skin.On continuous usage the skin whitens.
Cucumber pieces can be used over the eyes to reduce dark circles.
Carrot juice can be used as a facial mask. Allow it to dry and wash off with cold water.It helps to improve the skin texture.
Apply egg white on your hair and soak for 1/2 hour. Wash hair with shampoo. It turns ought be soft and shiny.
When you have an irritated throat, add salt to a glass of hot water and gurgle. Repeat this for about 10 min and you will have good relief.
When you have mehandi, boil tea leaves in a cup of water and sprinkle it on the design when it starts to get dried. Also sprinkle lemon juice on you hands. This will improve the color of your mehandi.