27 September 2015

5 Wonderful Remedies for Treating Diarrhea....

Indian Blackberry Tree
Diarrhea is a medical condition that forces a person to discharge watery stool frequently and further causes dehydration to the affected person. A person when undergoes several watery stool discharge than the liquid level of his body drops dramatically and he reaches to a condition known as dehydration. A dehydrated body may suffer a variety of health problems such as skin dryness, skin de colorization, loss of energy, headache nausea, fatigue and many other problems. Earlier stage of diarrhea may prolong up to 3-4 days and does not possess any serious health threat; it may automatically cure itself or through simple medications. However diarrhea when prolonged for more than two weeks comes under a serious problem that may cause serious health problems. There are many reasons that may cause diarrhea, a viral or bacterial infection may result in diarrhea similarly infection of intestine may also lead to diarrhea as well. Other causes of diarrhea includes indigestion, allergy, spicy foods, stomach problems like gallbladder and stone, bowel related diseases like ulcers and crohn’s disease and medicinal reactions. Loose and liquid like stool for more than three times is one of the most common symptoms of diarrhea, various other symptoms associated with diarrhea includes tiredness, weakness, abdominal pain, bloating, fever, nausea, blood in stool, cramping and decreased urination frequency.

Diarrhea is a common health problem that may occur to anyone including the children, it is quite hard to find a person who never have fallen into the grip of diarrhea at least once however the chances of a child having diarrhea is more as compared to an adult. Depending upon the severity and prolonged duration, diarrhea is divided in many categories such as acute diarrhea (from 2-3 days to a maximum of two weeks), chronic diarrhea (From 2 weeks to a month at the maximum), secretory diarrhea and osmotic diarrhea. There are various remedies available for the treatment of Diarrhea however, the first and foremost solution for diarrhea is to keep a tight watch on your diet, stay in proper hygienic surrounding and drink as much water as you can. Home and herbal remedies are also very effective in treating diarrhea some of which mentioned below.

Connessi Bark (holarrhena Antidysenterica)

When it comes to Diarrhea, nothing is better than Connessi bark, it is also known as Indrajou and Kurchi Bark as well. This is one of the widest used herbs in Ayurveda since the ancient time and still relevant in varieties of health disorders such as Malaria, Hives, gout, seasonal fever and skin disorders. Moreover it is very effective in preventing diarrhea mainly the one in which blood is discharged along with the stool. For diarrhea give it along with buttermilk to the affected person for a quick relief, you can also use connessi bark along with castor oil to get relief from diarrhea as well.   
Connessi Bark Tree (Indrajau)

Indian Blackberry or Jamun (Eugenia Jambolana)

This is another wonderful remedy for the treatment of diarrhea. Originated from Asia and widely found in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri-Lanka, Nepal, China, Indonesia and Malaysia, it later spread to most part of the world including US and Africa. Indian Blackberry is a versatile remedy due to its uses in varieties of health problems including Hives, oral infections, cough, cold, liver problems, diabetes, stomach problems, dysentery and diarrhea. If an affected person is a child than give its juice along with goat milk to the child for a quick relief. Moreover, you can use its bark to make powder and consuming an adequate amount of this powder twice daily for getting relief from diarrhea as well.

Guava (Psidium Guajava)

Guava is a widely known fruit found in almost every part of the world though it is said to be originated from South American Countries. It is a tropical plant containing a pear like fruit that has a wide range of culinary uses including Salad, jam, jelly, powder, candies and many others. Guava is a highly nutritious fruit with rich amount of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and dietary fiber; moreover it is a very good antioxidant as well. It is very good in treating digestion problems, toothache, acidity and diarrhea. For diarrhea of children boil its root in proportional amount of water for 30-45 minutes and then refine it with a clean cloth. Give two spoonful of this water twice daily to the kid for getting relief from diarrhea. For adults you can use the extract of its leaves for getting relief from diarrhea.

Guava Tree

Cinnamon is among those remedies that are used for both medicinal as well as culinary purposes, it has a long array of medicinal uses for a variety of health problems due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Cinnamon is effective in treatment for diabetes, reducing cholesterol, skin infections, stomach problem, bowel syndrome, tooth problems, arthritis, cough, cold, fever and many other problems. Moreover, cinnamon is very effective in preventing diarrhea and dysentery as well. The best way to use cinnamon for diarrhea relief is to consume cinnamon tea which you can take twice daily depending upon the severity of the problem.


Ginger is another great way of getting relief from diarrhea. Ginger is a well known domestic herb used from past several centuries. It contains many wonderful medicinal properties to treat a variety of health disorders. Using ginger is very easy and it does not need much preparation and complications, you just need to consume ginger tea according to the severity of the diarrhea. You can also use raw ginger with honey to consume it 2-3 times a day for getting relief from diarrhea as well.


07 September 2015

Natural Remedies for the Treatment of Amnesia

Cress Plant
Amnesia is a state of mind in which memory of the affected person lost partially or completely. Amnesia may be the result of accident, fatigue, injury or some other problem, and its result may leads to more serious conditions even coma. Amnesia classified into two forms, one is anterograde amnesia while the other is retrograde amnesia. Various conditions can be the reason for causing amnesia such as trauma, chronic disease like brain tumor or similar, sudden shock, depression & stress, head injury and even mental illness results in amnesia. Its symptoms include state of confusion, short-term memory loss, reorganization problem, problem while walking are some of them.

Treatment of amnesia is a long process and needs regular medical attention. People during the ancient times, uses various herbs for memory boosting. Herbal remedies are still relevant in treating amnesia effectively. Various herbs plays an important role in memory enhancement, some of them are as follows.

 Natural remedies for amnesia

Brahmi (bacopa monniera)

People in many countries recognize Brahmi as one of the best herb for sharpening memory and brainpower. During ancient times also, people used this herb in various mental disorders & behavioral problems, and still people widely using it for memory disorders, epilepsy and mental problems. Various medical studies have found its memory boosting capability. You can use brahmi in oil form, capsules, tablets and its extract form. Brahmi tonic, if taken two times daily can decrease amnesia effect on a person.


Brahmi PlantRosemary is also useful in amnesia as it acts as a memory enhancer along with helping in memory relocation. In various mental disorders and behavioral problems, rosemary acts as a useful herbal remedy. The best way to use rosemary is by making rosemary tea, which you can prepare by its leaf or leaf extracts. For preparing, boil it in water for 20-30 mints and add one teaspoon of lemon juice along with black salt. Drink it 1-2 times per day for few weeks to check its effect.

Garden Cress (lepidium sativum)

Garden Cress is known as Chandrashoor in India and is found in all over India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, China and many parts of the world. During the Ancient time people used cress for a variety of medicinal purposes including Asthma, joint pain, eye problems and mind related problems. It is said to contain the capability of strengthening the mind and improving the concentration and memory as well. You can use it by adding in your food preparation, adding in salad or making its soup.


Sage is another herb that people found effective in this condition. Sage boosts activeness of mind to enhance the memory. Sage also helps in mind concentration process and reduces mental stress. You can use sage in different forms but drinking sage tea is more effective in amnesia. Drink its tea with adding black pepper and lemon juice or few drops of pure honey to feel calm and relieved.

Cumin seeds

Cumin seed is also helpful in treating amnesia. Cumin boosts our nervous systems and prevents partial memory lose along with other mental disorders. Taking cumin with pure honey regularly helps in boosting memory power. Another way for using cumin is by adding few seeds of cumin in tea and taking it two times daily for 3-4 weeks to see its effect.

Indian Gooseberry or Amla (Emblica Officinalis)

Rosemary Plant
  Indian Gooseberry is one of the most useful herbs for the mankind because of the versatility of its uses from culinary to medicinal purposes. Loaded with various amazing medicinal properties it is considered very effective in bronchitis, diabetes, acidity, gastritis, common cold, jaundice, obesity and many more. Moreover it is also a very good blood purifier and mind and memory strengthener as well. You can use it with your food preparation, in salad and making juice however the best way for using Amla for Amnesia is to take one teaspoon of Amla Murabba twice daily, you can find Amla Murabba in your local grocery store.  

Holy Basil

Holy basil is widely used in various health disorders along with amnesia and other relative problems. You can easily find basil or its different forms in your local grocery shops or in any drugstore. Include basil in your diet by adding in food preparation or in salad, its oil or capsules you can use too. Best way to using basil is by preparing its tea and adding 1-2 teaspoon of limejuice, black salt and a little black pepper. Drink this tea 2-3 times daily for few weeks or you can even use it in a regular basis for long time without any side effects.


02 September 2015

How to achieve Rapid Weight Loss at the comfort of your Home

A girl doing aerobic exerciseAnyone trying for weight loss is not alone; according to a magazine, United States has approximately two-third of its population trying for weight loss. Nobody needs costly membership of gym just to lose weight. Following specific exercises for burning calories can be more effective in less time.

Setting Weight Loss Goals
You can lose weight in your home by setting health friendly aim, through exercise. If you want to lose 1-2lbs of body fat weekly then you have to burn 3500-7000 calories per week and as a result 500-1000 calories per day.
So instead of setting high goals, try setting realistic goals for weight loss. You can start with setting a small goal instead of burning 1000 calories per day. For example burning 500 calories per day you can lose 1lb in one week. You can also try taking low calorie diet along with physical exercise, like take 300 calories less per day and also follow physical exercise to burn 700 calories in that day to achieve the target of losing 2lbs per week.

Aerobic Activities

It required doing aerobic activities of 30 mnts per day to lose weight. For a person of 115lbs, walking with a speed of 3.5 miles/hr results in burning 298 calories. 520 calories will burn by riding a stationary cycle for 1 hour at home; also 744 calories can be burned in one hour by jumping rope. An aerobic video of low impact can burn about 410 calories per hour, and also one option to start work out schedules at home.

Faster Calorie Burning

You can choose workouts for burning high calories for reducing weight more quickly at home with your body gradually getting stronger, like do jogging instead of treadmill walking; it helps you to burn 446 calories per hour.  You can also try running in order to burn 1000 calories per hour according to your speed. You can also choose aerobic video of high impact instead of lower impact for burning more calories. It will
Squats illustration
increase calories burning from 410 to 520 calories per hour.

Strength Training Activities

By doing strength training quick weight loss can be achieved. Following 2-3 strength training routines per week will results in faster weight loss. However by lifting weights 224 calories can be burn in an hour, but by building your body muscles you can effectively burn more calories in a day that will results in losing weight quickly. By targeting main muscle groups like legs, arms, buttocks, back and abdominal your resistance tubing or body weight itself can be used. Various exercises like abdominal crunching, push ups, lunge exercise and squats uses own body weight for toning muscles. Similarly in bent over rows, squats and bicep curls resistance tubing is used.  

Apart from the above activities you need to take proper care of your daily diet, you can ask any dietitian to make a diet chart for you so you can maintain your diet accordingly. Always remember that everything is possible if have the willpower to do the needful, so set your goat and get..set..and go..