HOME REMEDIES – A

1.Asthma:  
• Asthma is a condition in which the air passages in the lungs suddenly contract
• This reduces amount of air that can pass, making breathing difficult
Symptoms to look for:
• Breathlessness
• Pressure in the chest
• Cough
Causes:
• Allergic asthma is a result of body’s reaction to allergens like
   o Dust
   o Smoke
   o Drugs
   o Pollution
• Causes of Non allergic asthma
   o Fear
   o Anxiety
   o Stress
   o Excessive consumption of processed food
   o High salt intake
   o Low intake of omega 3 fatty acids and anti oxidants
   o Genetic factors
Natural home remedy using honey:
1. Fill a saucer with honey
2. Hold it beneath the nose and inhale
3. This helps to ease the breathing
 
Natural home remedy using fenugreek seeds, ginger and honey: 
1. Take 2 tbsp of fenugreek seeds
2. Mix in 1  L of water
3. Let it simmer for 30 min
4. Strain the liquid
5. Crush ginger to make 2 tsp of ginger paste
6. Press the paste on a sieve and extract juice
7. Add ginger juice to the strained liquid
8. Add 1 tsp of honey
9. Mix well
10. Drink 1 glass of the mixture every morning
Natural home remedy using Indian gooseberry powder and honey: 
1. Take 2 tsp of Indian gooseberry powder
2. You may de-seed and crush 1 Indian gooseberry and use it in place of the powder
3. Mix 1 tsp of honey
4. Have this once every morning
Tips:
• Breathe in clean air
• Wear a cloth mask
• Stay away from identified allergens
• Avoid pets which have feathers or fur
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2.Acne Scars:
• Popping or scratching acne can leave scars
Natural home remedy using aloe vera:
1. Take an aloe vera leaf
2. Peel the outer green covering
3. Extract the gel from inside
4. Apply the gel 2 times a day
5. Leave it for 30 minutes
6. Wash it off
Natural home remedy using honey, lemon juice, almond oil and milk:
1. Take 1 tbsp of honey
2. Add 1 tbsp lemon juice
3. Add 1 tbsp almond oil
4. Add 2 tbsp of milk
5. Mix Well
6. Apply on the affected area
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3.Alzheimer’s:
• Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia
• Dementia is the inability of the brain to function properly due to old age
• It is a degenerative neurological disorder
Symptoms to look for:
• Difficulty in recognizing known people or things
• Inability to remember recent activities or events
• Forgetting common words while speaking, reading or writing
• Inability to do routine chores like bathing, grooming or eating
• Highly emotional behaviour
• Depression and anxiety
Causes:
• Gradual fall in level of neurotransmitters in the brain, which are responsible for transmitting messages in the brain
• Presence of abnormal protein bundles in brain which leads to loss of connection between the brain cells
Natural home remedy using almonds:
1.Soak 7-8 almonds in water overnight
2. Peel off the skin in the morning
3. Eat them on an empty stomach
4. Do this for 3-4 months
Natural home remedy using lemon/peppermint oil:
To fight the lethargy and depression caused by Alzheimer’s —
1. Take the juice of half a lemon or 5-10 drops of peppermint oil
2. Add it to a bowl of hot water
3. Inhale the fumes
Natural home remedy using sesame oil: 
1. Put 3 drops of sesame oil in each nostril
2. Do this twice a day
Lukewarm sesame oil should be applied on head and feet of the patient.
Tips:
• Solve Crossword and Puzzles to exercise the brain
• Include turmeric in the diet. It has anti-oxidants which help prevent the disease
• Consume fish
• Eat sweet potatoes
• Consume carrots
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4.Angina:
• Angina refers to the pain and discomfort in the chest area
• It occurs due to a reduction in the supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart muscles
• There is a heavy and squeezing sensation in the chest
• The pain may extend to the jaw, neck, shoulder, back and arms
Symptoms to look for:
• Nausea
• Sweating
• Dizziness
• Fatigue
• Breathlessness
• Anxiety
Causes:
Blockage of blood arteries in the heart due to presence of cholesterol deposits, which obstructs the blood
supply to the heart muscles. This could occur due to,
• Smoking
• Diabetes
• High blood pressure
• Stress
• Unhealthy diet
Natural home remedy using honey and lemon juice:
1. Take 1 glass warm water
2. Add 2 tsp honey
3. Add 4 tbsp lemon juice
4. Mix well
5. Drink first thing in morning
This will clear blood vessels and prevent cholesterol formation
Natural home remedy using basil leaves and honey:
1. Take a handful of basil leaves
2. Crush them and make a paste
3. Heat the paste in 150 ml water for 5-7 min
4. Strain and cool the mixture
5. Take 3-4 tsp of this juice
6. Add 2 tsp of honey to it
7. Consume 3 times a day
Tips:
• Avoid smoking
• Exercise regularly
• Avoid red meat
• If you are diabetic, consume medication regularly
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5.Acid Reflux (Heartburn):
• Acid reflux or heartburn is caused due to excessive acid build up in the body
 Symptoms to look for:
• Burning sensation in the chest
• Sore throat
• Sour taste in mouth
Causes:
 The gastric glands produce acids, which help break down food during digestion. Excessive acid leads to
  acidity. This occurs due to:
• Excessive smoking
• Consumption of alcohol
• Erratic eating times
• Consumption of spicy and fried foods
Natural home remedy using cardamom
1. Grind 2 cardamom
2. Add 250 ml water
3. Boil the mixture for 15 min
4. Sieve and drink the water
Natural home remedy using basil leaves
1. Chew 5-6 basil leaves after meals
Natural home remedy using clove
1. Chew a clove to lessen the discomfort
Natural home remedy using milk
1. Drink a glass of chilled milk
Tips:
• Avoid foods with
   o Spices
   o Mustard
   o Vinegar
   o Pepper
• Avoid tomato sauce
• Reduce chocolate intake
• Avoid carbonated drinks
• Avoid tea and coffee
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6.Amnesia:
 • Amnesia refers to partial or a total memory loss
 • Amnesia is of two types:
    o Anterograde
    o Retrograde
Symptoms to look for:
• Anterograde amnesia
   o Person cannot remember any new information
   o Affects short term memory
   o Patient continuously forgets events, people, information at short intervals
• Retrograde amnesia
   o Patient can remember new events, but forgets the past
   o The patient forgets events or information from the period before the
       onset of the condition
 
Causes:
• Accident or brain trauma
• Age
• Excessive alcohol
• Illicit drugs
 
Natural home remedy using almonds and butter: 
1. Soak 7-8 almonds in water overnight
2. Peel and crush them in the morning
3. Add 1 tsp of butter
4. Mix well
5. Eat this every morning
Natural home remedy using cumin powder and honey: 
1. Take 2 tsp of cumin powder
2. Add 1 tbsp honey
3. Eat every morning
Tips:
• Have a healthy breakfast which includes,
   o 1 apple
   o A handful of walnuts
   o 1 glass of warm milk mixed with 1 tsp honey
• Eat fish like,
   o Salmon
   o Sardines
   o Mackerel
• Eat phosphorus rich food like,
   o Cereals
   o Pulses
   o Milk
   o Oranges
   o Grapes
   o Dates
   o Figs
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