26 December 2013

5 Natural Cures for Viral Infections

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 Viral infections referred for those infection that occurs due to viruses. Virus are mainly tiny microorganism that spread when finds suitable environmental. Virus infections may be of any type that occurs to human body such as, viral skin infections i.e. - measles and warts, oral infections i.e. - cold, flu and influenza, in addition some well- known infections such as dengue and hepatitis also caused by viruses. Different factors may trigger viral infections such as environmental pollution, too much cold or heat, some chronic disease, transmitted from other affected person, weak immune system are just the of them. You can identify viral infections by various symptoms it contains along like, cough, fever, cold, itching, irritations and body rashes. Additionally, specific types of viral infections may contain symptoms relative to the types and location of infection.
Generally minor viral infections treatment carried out by using antibiotic medicines or specific advised prescription according to the nature of infections. However, severe viral infections need proper medical attention and follow-ups. Our mother nature contains varieties of remedies found effective in treating minor viral infections but it is better to consult a medical professional before using anything.
Natural remedies for viral infections
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Garlic, you can use garlic in wide range of body infection and other minor health problems. Garlic contains various medicinal properties including, antiviral, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic and antiseptic. In addition, it also has other useful contents like magnesium, iron, zinc, calcium and vitamins. The anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties found in garlic, helps in viral infection treatment. You can use garlic in many ways, but if you want to use it for skin infections caused by viruses then better to use meshed garlic clove with honey to make paste applying directly to the infected area with the help of your fingers. While in case of oral infections, you can use garlic added tea or take raw garlic cloves for chewing a little or with honey. It will help you in relieving viral infections.
Ginger is another useful remedy for treatment of various health problems including viral infections. Ginger considered useful in viral infections because of its high medicinal capabilities such as antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. Additionally ginger contains antibacterial, anti-fungal and anti allergic properties too along with various other useful contents. Ginger helps in immune system enhancement for our body and cleans the stomach. You can use ginger in many ways like adding in food, eating raw, ginger tea and making its juice too. Ginger tea effectively helps you in oral infections while applying ginger and honey paste or ginger and vinegar paste will be effective for skin infections.
Turmeric has a long history, during the older time people use it in curing many health problems. In today’s time, it is still relevant for treatment of bacterial and viral infections. Turmeric contains verities of medicinal properties such as antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-fungal properties and has other useful contents. Using turmeric is very easy and you can find it commonly in your local
groceries. In case of viral infections of skin make paste turmeric with honey and apply over the affected area or use turmeric with apple cider vinegar to make past for application.  Drink turmeric with warm milk twice daily will help your respiratory & oral viral infections as well.
Holy Basil
Holy basil is widely used and easily available natural remedy that you can use for various health problems along with viral infections. People often grow basil on their homes and use for adding flavor into variety of food preparations. Basil has antibacterial, antiviral, anti allergic, anti-inflammatory and antibiotic properties suitable for wide range of uses. For skin, infections first take some basil leaves and use its extract with honey for applying over the affected area. In addition, basil tea added with black pepper & salt works effectively in oral infections, its oil also useful for aromatherapy & massaging.
Echinacea is another wonderful gift of nature, which is very useful in viral, bacterial infections and in other minor health disorders. Various medicinal properties of Echinacea include antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antifungal and anti allergic. In order to use Echinacea, make tea or consume it with honey or lemon juice. Echinacea capsules for oral use and Echinacea oil for inhaling or massaging are other methods of using it.


21 December 2013

How to Cure Urinary Problems Naturally

Urinary problem occurs during urination such as feeling pain or burning sensation when passing urine, problems in controlling bladder, leaked urine and increased urination frequencies. Urinary problems may occur in response of many reasons such as kidney stones, intestinal cyst, infections in tract, surgery, overactive urinary bladder, older age, smoking & alcohol consumption, chronic diseases like cancer and medicinal reactions. Some symptoms related to urinary problems include stomach pain, burning sensations; unable to control urine and urination during sleep are some of them.

Most urinary problems can effectively treated with proper medical attention, while in some cases of urinary problems that occur due to chronic diseases needs proper medical follow-ups and advice from a medical professional. Additionally some herbal remedies also can be useful in minimizing urinary problems but first, it is better to consult your doctor before using any herbal remedies.

Easy cures for urinary problems


Horsetail herb considered as an effective herbal remedy for treating urinary problems. Many medicinal properties of horsetail herb include anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, antibacterial, antioxidant and antimicrobial capability. Other useful properties like diuretic and coagulant properties also found in horsetail that makes horsetail herb a very effective herbal remedy for multipurpose use such as in bone problems, tonsillitis, muscular pain relief, prostate gland problems and wounds. For using horsetail herb in urinary problems, use its capsule two times a day, massage using horsetail oil or add it in bathing water. In addition, drinking horsetail tea twice in a day is also advantageous or you can take steam using few drops of horsetail oil.

Dandelion leaves

Dandelion is a wonderful herb for using in urinary problems. Dandelion has diuretic and antioxidant properties effective in urinary problems treatments, additionally it contains magnesium, calcium and other medicinal properties like antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory for using in different health disorders. Dandelion is easily available as tincture or in a capsule form. Using dandelion tea twice daily is an effective way to prevent urinary problems; you can make Dandelion tea by boiling dry dandelion in water and adding black salt or black pepper for drinking.


Juniper PlantGinger also helps effectively in treating urinary problems along with other minor health disorders. It has many useful medicinal properties like antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory along with many
other useful contents. Ginger helps in many ways such as activating digestion, enhancing our immune system and helping in cysts and stones removal. Using ginger is easily adoptable, you can consume it directly or with honey, adding ginger in your food recipe is also useful. Drinking ginger tea 2-3 times a day for 5-6 days will help you in minimizing the urinary problem.


Thyme is another gift of natural that helps in relieving urinary problem. The various medicinal properties found in thyme enrich it to for using in various disorders. Thyme has antibacterial, anti-fungal, diuretic, antiseptic, ant-oxidation and anti-inflammatory capabilities; in addition, it contains thymol, which helps in pelvic muscle and urinary bladder strengthening. You can take thyme as capsule or in essential oil form; in addition, you can add it in foods and drinks or use thyme as tea. You can make tea with thyme by boiling its flower in hot water and then adding a little amount of black salt and lemon juice. You can also use its oil for massaging and in aromatherapy as well.


Juniper considered as a useful herbal remedy for treating various health concerns including urinary problems. The medicinal properties of juniper contain antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, astringent capabilities along with some minor useful contents. It may help in digestion, nerve strengthening and removing kidney stones. You can use juniper in raw form or by adding it in tea. Use Juniper oil in your food preparations for added flavor, drink juniper tea twice daily or add in food recipe, you choose how you want to use juniper for relieving urinary problems.      


18 December 2013

Simple Remedies for Restless Legs Syndromes or RLS

Foot massage
Although, restless legs syndrome or RLS is a common problem, but not many people still fully aware about it.  It is a mind related problem rather than of legs. Many times people experience irritation and discomfort in legs while on bed during nights and they may like to walk in the room to subside this irritating  sensation which, in medical term known as restless legs syndrome or RLS. Anyone can experience this syndrome regardless of male, female or kids, but the chance of having RLS is more in full day working individuals. Mainly it occurs at night while on sleeping but it can occur in anytime even when sitting comfortably on a chair.

The RLS affected people often pass sleepless nights that results in making their work very hard in the next day, in addition, not having sufficient sleep, makes them jittery. There are various reasons that may trigger RLS such as due to heredity (any other family member having RLS), some chronic disease like diabetes or Parkinson’s disease, kidney problems, iron deficiency, pregnancy, medicinal reactions, smoking and alcoholism.
You can take advice from your doctor for the treatment, in addition, you can use some home based technique & remedies as well that are very effective for RLS.

Exercise & routine change
 One of the best home based techniques for RLS is to adopt some easy exercise for body and mind relaxation. Another way is to make some positive change in your regular schedules and in addition try to subside or give up bad habits such as smoking, drinking or using any other tobacco products to get relief from RLS.


Massaging is another effective home based easy solution for RLS relief. Massage always  considered an effective way to get rid of various problems including RLS. To get relief from RLS take some mustered oil in a pan, add 3-4 cloves of garlic and then boil it until the garlic cloves turn brown. Use this oil 2-3 times a day for massaging and feel the effectiveness of this method.

Hot bath
Regular warm water bath before sleep is another effective method to prevent RLS. You can easily adopt this technique without worrying about costly product or equipments, as it needs just simple water, you can also add some plain salt into water for additional advantage. It will calm your nerves and help you to get sound sleep and minimize RLS effect.

Warm milk with honey                                                                  
AlmondsMajority of peoples are aware with the soothing effect of milk and honey. The calcium
contents of milk are very rich that helps the bones of our body, additionally milk is also effective in calming the nerves. Taking warm milk before sleeping with honey or peanuts will help you to sleep soundly which as a result decreases the chances of experiencing restless legs syndromes.

Very few are aware with many wonderful qualities of almonds that you can use in many common problems including restless legs syndrome. One of the main reasons for causing restless leg syndrome is the deficiency of Iron, vitamins and magnesium in the body. Almond contains rich magnesium compound that makes it very useful in RLS. You can take almonds directly or you can massage your legs with almonds oil to get relief from restless legs syndrome. Consuming few almonds daily is a good practice for preventing restless leg syndromes.

Essential Supplements
Various essential supplements your doctors may refer in case of you having restless legs syndrome. Some of the effective supplements to prevent this syndrome include magnesium, folic acid, vitamin B complex, iron, vitamin E and calcium.
                                Apart from the above-mentioned remedies you can use passionflower or valerian too if having RLS, additionally regular walk in morning, evening or on both time also help greatly in minimizing RLS. Quit any bad habits like sedative drugs, alcohol or smoking to avoid restless legs syndromes as well.

12 December 2013

Natural Home Remedies for Sensitive Teeth

From last few months, I stopped buying my favorite ice creams, hot chocolates & chilled beverages, no...No! Nothing wrong actually, I was forced to do so by my own companion- ‘my teeth’. Whenever I try sipping hot chocolate, coffee or anything chilled, I suffered a high intensity pinching like sensation in my teeth, and the feeling was like someone drilling my teeth with a laser sharp instrument. Finally, I gave up and visited a dental clinic to seek advice; the doctor told me that I am having ‘sensitive teeth’ and prescribed me some ointments and specific toothpaste. I am quite exploring type person and therefore i started searching internet and other references to know about ‘sensitive teeth’ and here is what I found about it.

Having sensitive teeth is a very common problem that affects many of us irrespective of age or gender. Children, adult, or people of older age, anyone can have sensitivity in teeth. Many factors may trigger sensitivity in teeth including lack of proper hygiene, cracked or injured teeth, allergic reactions, tooth diseases, improper brushing, smoking, alcohol or any specific reason. The pain associated with teeth sensitivity prevent you from eating or drinking those items you liked the most due to a pulsating and irritating pain. But not to worry, as you can find various toothpastes, ointments and tinctures to help you in getting relief; however, you can also try these home based easy techniques to control sensitive teeth to high extent.


Mouth Hygiene / Gargle
This is the first step towards maintain healthy teeth as in most cases it decreases the probability of having sensitive teeth dramatically. The food particles remained stuck in between teeth & around gums that may damage the enamel and causes teeth sensitivity. Therefore, give special attention on keeping mouth hygiene, brush after each meal or at least twice daily in morning and before going to bed, use floss to clean hidden portions around the teeth, in addition you can use mouth wash as well. Gargle regularly to remove any leftover from mouth and use floss as well. Control or stop smoking and alcoholism, use vegetables and fruits frequently; following these practices, you will definitely conquer teeth sensitivity.

Clove & Clove Oil
Clove and clove oilThis is a well-known remedy for tooth decays, sensitivity and other related problems. Clove has many wonderful medicinal qualities that may help in teeth sensitivity; Clove has antibacterial, anthelmintic, antiviral, anti-fungal and antiseptic capabilities. You can use clove oil for massaging around your gums gently with your finger or cotton; additionally you can use raw cloves for chewing and gripping between the teeth for some time to get relief from sensitivity.

Using mint in teeth related problems also found effective. It contains different medicinal qualities such as antiviral, anti-fungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory that makes it an ideal remedy for infections and other health disorders. For using mint in teeth sensitivity, mesh some mint leaves and add little black salt or black pepper powder to make paste and apply it over your gums and across the teeth, gargle with Luke warm water after 10 mints. Repeat this procedure twice daily to get relief; in addition, you can use its tincture also.

Tea Tree Oil
You can use tea tree oil for curing teeth sensitivity as well. It is easily available in any drug or grocery store, rub the oil with your finger over and around gums slowly or use a cotton cloth for applying it. Repeat these two or three times a day for 4-5 days to see its effect.

 Mustered Oil with Salt

I myself had experienced its effectiveness in sensitive teeth and tooth decays. You can use this technique in very easy manner, just take a little mustered oil and add some salt to make paste, use your index finger to rub the paste over gums and teeth. Clean your mouth similarly as you do after brushing, repeat it twice daily and you will get relief from irritating teeth sensitivity.

                                                  There are wide numbers of natural products that may help in minor health disorders, however it is better to ask your doctor to use these techniques, you will find many things in your surroundings that nature has gifted to humankind.


09 December 2013

Easy Cures for Heat Stroke

Mango Panna
A human body is full of surprises, several functions performed within body by their own. One such function in our body is controlling temperature of body organs; it works automatically as the conditions changes, but when body’s temperature control system stops working it leads to many problems. Heat stroke is a problem in which the temperature control system of human body stops working and raises body temperature to a high level resulting in unconsciousness or other serious health problems. In medical terms, this condition referred as ‘heat stroke’, which if not treated quickly & effectively then may trigger serious threats for our body. When a person catches heat stroke, many symptoms may appear including headache, fainting, excessive body temperature, muscle stretching, laziness, weakness, increased pulse rate and limited period unconsciousness. Various factors may leads to heat strokes such as extreme hot working condition, alcoholism, smoking, older age, weak body resistance, dehydration and chronic disease as diabetes may also trigger heat stokes.

Heat stroke is a matter of serious concern and needs immediate medical care. In case of witnessing heat stroke in a person, you should immediately call medical emergency team and took the person into a shaded and cool place, additionally, pour some cold water in his body and cloths until help arrives. Various easy curing techniques are also capable of minimizing and preventing its intensity but you should take them after an expert advice; some of these method & remedies explained below.

Hydrate yourself
Remember, prevention is always better that cure! Drink as much water as you can regularly, keeping your body sufficiently hydrated, highly decreases the probability of catching heat strokes. Additionally take water base fruits like watermelon, grapes & oranges daily.

Use cotton cloths with loose fitting to ensure free airflow, tight and heavy apparels may cause suffocation. Try to work in shaded area if possible and if not then try to work on early morning or late noon hours, wrap cotton cloth around ears and overhead. Always use a good sun block lotion when working outside and try to
Olive Oil
avoid alcoholic drinks & smoking to keep you safe.

Almost everyone familiar with peppermint and many of you often use it as well. During the older days, people used it in several problems like infections, cough, headache, flu and in heat strokes due to its cooling capability. You can easily avail peppermint from nearby grocery stores or find its extracts on any drug stores. Peppermint helps in decreasing temperature of your inside body organs effectively. You can easily use peppermint as food additive and in drinks, for heat strokes, the best way is to take bath with peppermint leaves, additionally use meshed mint leaves to mix in water and add some black salt or simple salt in it, drink it twice daily for quick recovery.

Olive Oil
This is another effective item to counter heat stroke; it helps in cooling the nerves to remove excessive heat from body. For using olive oil, massage your palm & feet with it two or three times a day, additionally take bath by mixing few drops of olive oil to get relief.

You can use basil in case of minor heat strokes & exhaustion. Basil contains various medicinal properties that help in decreasing excessive body temperature, anxiety and nerves calming. Use basil leaves extract and mix with water, you can add some salt or sugar to drink it, use it 2-3 times daily. Bathing with basil mixed water also effective in decreasing body temperature.

Raw Mango Drink

It is another effective remedy in case of heat strokes; in many Asian countries, people often use raw mango drink in heat exhaustion. For making this drink take 2-3 raw mangoes and make slices, mix water according to its quantity and let it boil for half an hour, mix little sugar & black pepper to complete the drink and consume it twice daily to feel better.
                                       Beside above shown method you can also use onion and ginger juice to minimize the body temperature; similarly honey and Aloe-Vera effectively decrease body temperature as well.


05 December 2013

How to Treat Burning Eyes Easily

Rose Water
A common problem noticed often is burning eyes sensation, as with the increasing level of pollution around the world, everyone becomes a possible victim of different allergies & infection. Burning eyes, not only irritates you but also affect your daily schedules and your work efficiency. When catching burning eye problem you may feel itching & burning in your eyes, and even vision problems to some extent may occur. There are various reasons that may cause burning eyes such as atmospheric pollution, dust particles, excessive heat, allergens, some chronic disease, alcoholism, lack of sleeping, depressions and some medicinal prescriptions too may cause burning eyes. You can easily identify this problems through various symptoms related to burning eyes, some of them includes, pain, burning, itchiness, irritation, continuous sticky discharge from eyes, swelling & redness in the eyes, headache, vision problem and some individual problems may also occur. Numbers of medicine, ointment & lotions you may find in any drugstores to get relief from burning eye; however, it requires at least 4-5 days being fully effective. In case if your eyes not relieved within one week then it will be better for you to consult your family doctor for proper advice. Besides, you can use some easy available and commonly use items to cure burning eyes as well, it is always better to take professionals advice before using them. Some easy cures for burning eyes mentioned below.

Easy cure for Burning Eyes
Cucumber is very effective in curing burning eyes problem, it is very common method, most of you have heard about. Cucumber helps in calming & soothing the eyes; it prevents dark circles around the eyes and removes dust particles if stuck inside them. For using cucumber, cut two circular slice of it and put over your eyes while in laying position. Keep the slices for 15-20 minutes and then remove, splash some cold water on your eyes to clean, you can use this technique as use like but use it at least twice a day, you will definitely feel the relief from itching and burning.

Rose Water

You all must be familiar with rose water; it is used in various skin creams and ointments also. You can easily buy rose water from a drug or grocery stores. In older times rose water used in many ways for skin & eye related disorders, and still preferred by peoples to sooth and clean the eyes and skin. Additionally, you can
Sliced Cucumber
use rose water to prevent dark circle, acne and pimple from face too. The best way to use rose water in burning eyes is to put few drops with the help of a dropper into your eyes and then close them for few moments; it will remove any foreign particle if stuck inside and soothes them too. Repeat this method 2-3 times a day and when going to bed. Another method is, pour some drops into a water filled bowl and then dip your face slightly so that your eyes drowned into it, try to open and close your eyes inside the water for few times to get relieve from burning.


You can use chamomile tincture to get relief from burning eyes, chamomile considered as good eyewash for cleaning, soothing and calming the eyes, you can easily find it in grocery and in medical stores. Mix few chamomile tincture drops into cold water and then wash your eyes with the solution, wife your eyes slowly with a soft cotton cloth. Repeat this method for twice a day to get relief from burning eyes.

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil considered as another effective way to get rid of burning eyes, for using first dilute it with cold water and then dip two soft cotton pads into the diluted solution and place the pads over your eyes for few minutes to get relief.

 Water Splash

This is another popular method to get relief; you just have to splash the water into your eyes but remember to do it slowly as hard hit may cause trouble. Do it as often as you can to clean your eyes. Additionally you can try dipping your eyes into the water and repeat closing and opening them for few times to prevent burning and itching sensation.