All Natural Remedies

All Natural Remedies

Article by Guruprasad

Natural cures or remedies available naturally or made at home from natural components like herbs, vegetables and fruits draw a lot of attention in treating various illnesses. Lets know about all natural remedies especially for the common illnesses such as fever, ear infections, common cold, headache and so on. The natural remedies are better to go with since they have no chemicals, produce no side effects, simple and cheaper and also they give the pleasure of curing by yourself.

The following article gives all natural remedies for common illnesses. Read the below to know better.Fever

Water:- Consume excess amount of water to replace fluid loss. Water also helps in bringing down the body temperature.Vinegar:- Take 5 parts of white vinegar and mix with 2 parts of warm water. Soak 2 cotton cloths in the mixture and squeeze it. Wrap these cloths around the lower legs and you will notice temperature reduction in just 5 minutes.Potatoes:- Slice a potato and place these slices on the forehead, stomach and chest. Leave them for half an hour and you can notice reduced fever.Garlic:- Smash 2 garlic cloves and mix it with 2 tbsp of olive oil. Divide the mixture equally and put it on 2 pieces of gauze. Place each gauze on the sole of feet and wrap them with a plastic cover. Leave as such overnight or for an hour if possible.Ear infectionsOnion:- Prepare fresh juice of onion and put 2 – 3 drops of warm onion juice in each ear.Salt or Rice:- Put a cup of salt or a cup of rice in large socks and warm them in a microwave. Place the warmed socks over the ear for about 10 minutes.Olive oil:- Warm a little amount of olive oil and put 1 – 2 drops of it in each ear.Water:- Take as much as warm water and continuously sip and swallow. This helps in opening the Eustachian tube (a tube that links pharynx to middle ear). Breast milk:- Putting several drops of breast milk in the affected ear for every 4 hours helps to cure ear infections.Common ColdEchinacea:- This herb is a nature’s antibiotic and this should be taken at the onset of the first cold symptom. It acts as as immune system booster and thus fights against cold infections.Goldenseal:- It is also a natural antibiotic that helps body combat against cold. It gives relief from lung and nasal congestion.Garlic and Onion:- These both help relive nasal congestion and minor infections. They help in reducing the mucous secretion in nasal cavities. Slice onions and keep them around the home so that your family will not get affected with colds.Salt:- Prepare a strong solution of salt with warm water. Gargle with this water many times a day. It provides relief from burning sensation in the throat.


Shiastu:- This is natural method that uses no material. With the help of thumb and index finger, press the web gently. Hold as such for 15 seconds and slowly breathe during this period. Repeat several times before switching to your hand.Aromatherapy:- This is a pleasant way to get relief from headache. Take 1 drop of lavender oil and mix it with ½ tsp of jojoba oil. Apply this mixture directly on the temples and massage gently along the hairline. Feverfew:- This natural remedy is a preventive medicine for headaches. It regulates the blood vessel pulse in the brain and this controls the headache and tension.Flu/InfluenzaGreen tea:- Green tea has got natural antibacterial and anti-viral properties. It acts as a natural immune system booster, thereby helping to get rid of flu symptoms.Black elderberry:- It is a natural viral agent and a strong remedy for flu and colds. It’s extract is available in the form of syrup, lozenges and capsules.Olive leaf extract:- This gets converted into elonolic acid within the body that acts as a antibiotic and antiviral component. It works effectively against flu and also helps in lowering high sugar and high blood pressure levels.Garlic:- It is a traditionally used natural remedy for flu and colds. It is a natural antiviral and antibiotic. It combats against the flu virus and thus prevents it recurrence.DepressionApple:- This is the most valuable remedies for depression. The components namely potassium, phosphorus and vitamin B helps in synthesis of glutamic acid that controls the wear and tear of nerve cells. Apple can also be taken along with honey and milk and this helps the nerves recharge with new life and energy.Asparagus:- It is beneficial remedy for treating depression. It is used as a herbal medicine for mental disorders and is a good tonic for nerves and brain. 1 – 2 grams of powder made from dry root of asparagus can be taken once daily.Cashewnut:- It effectively treats general depression and nervous weakness. The B group of vitamins present in cashewnuts stimulate the nervous system and appetite. It also keeps the body energetic, cheerful and active.Cardamom:- Boil cardamom seeds in water and prepare tea. Consuming this tea helps to treat depression.Lemon balm:- It is effective in treating mental depression and helps lifts the heart from depression, alleviates brain fatigue an raises the spirits. Take about 30 grams of lemon balm and prepare an infusion with cold water. Take in small amounts throughout the day.Rose:- Put 15 grams of rose petals in 250 ml of boiling water and prepare an infusion. Consume this regularly instead of drinking tea and coffee for treating depression.

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