10 Ancient Indian Home Remedies

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Most of us want instant solutions for all problems and therefore, we love to buy tablets though the kitchen already contains the medicine. In fact, your kitchen is the clinic.

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Ancient Indians relied more on herbs and leaves to cure themselves and they also have documented the whole subject after carefully acquiring the knowledge.

Even today, herbal remedies are followed by many Indians as an alternate form of medicine. Nature has solutions for all problems and a safer approach is to try natural remedies first before gulping a pill.

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Without going into the depths of Ayurveda or any other school of thought, let us discuss some random home remedies our ancestors relied upon.

Rosemary

The tea of rosemary can treat and heal muscle pain and can also enhance blood circulation. It is also considered as a cleanser.

Ginseng

The tea prepared from the roots can cure fatigue and also boost the immune system. It can rejuvenate the liver, lungs and also boost energy levels.

Ginger

Ginger is anti-inflammatory and can enhance your digestion and circulation too. Enjoy ginger tea often.

Licorice

The leaves and roots of licorice can heal cold and cough. It can also soothe sore throat. If you have toothache, try chewing the roots.

Chamomile Tea

The tea prepared from chamomile extract can solve certain intestinal issues and also reduce nausea.

Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus oil can treat sore throat, fever, flu and cough. Even in some medicines it is being used.

Black Raspberry

The roots are used to prepare tea. It can cure diarrhea, cough and intestinal issues too.

Cayenne

It has pain killing abilities. Also, it is good for digestion. It can also enhance blood circulation.

Aloe Vera

Its extract can heal cuts, burns, wounds and also insect bites. It is a medicinal herb.

Blackberry

The leaves, roots and even bark can be used to prepare tea. It can minimise inflammation, diarrhea and also speeds up metabolism. It can also heal sore throat.

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Story first published: Thursday, May 26, 2016, 13:18 [IST]
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