6 Wonderful Ayurvedic Home Remedies

Got a pain or problem? Donít dial the doctor just yet. Give these simple Ayurvedic remedies a chance to work their magic.

Aaah, My tooth Aches

Chew on a clove slowly, letting the juice penetrate the affected area.† Clove has been used since ancient times as a star treatment for dental problems. It contains a healing compound called eugenol that soothes inflamed nerves. But remember: your tooth is hurting because there is an infection somewhere. Clove will bring you relief from the pain, but do see a dentist soon.

Never Can Say Goodnight

Canít sleep? Youíre not alone. Thanks to the modern lifestyle, entire nations are groaning under a Sleep Debt that grows heavier by the night!

Try these two simple remedies:

  • Blend one cup of warm milk with four to five dates and a pinch of cinnamon powder. Sip at bedtime.Dates balance the nervous system, and milk contains a natural compound that promotes sleep.
  • Just before you get into bed, massage your palms and the soles of your feet with a good-quality warm oil, such as sesame oil. Relaxes the nerves and muscles† beautifully.

Ouch, Iím a Sitting Duck!

Piles can be a painful problem. And coupled with constipationÖthe ouch factor can get agonising.

  • Drink buttermilk spiked with freshly crushed black pepper and roasted and powdered cumin seeds.
  • Take two teaspoons of triphala churna or psyllium husk stirred in a glass of lukewarm water at bedtime, for easy bowel movement.

Uh, Uh, Iíve Got A Persistent Cough

Mix a little ginger juice with honey. Take this thrice a day for relief from cough. Ginger stimulates mucus to come out, and honey soothes the throat.

Canít Stand this Muscle Pain

Make a poultice of heated mustard oil and turmeric with a pinch of salt. Apply to the aching or injured area and leave on for about two hours. Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory and antiseptic. Mustard oil, with its warming nature, improves circulation and is a natural anti-bacterial agent.

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Linda R.
Linda R.1 years ago

Great tips. Thank you!

Elisa F.
Elisa F.1 years ago

Thanks for sharing.

Emily S.
Emily S.3 years ago

Thank you!

Amanda S.
Amanda S.3 years ago

Great read!!

Samantha Hodder
Sam Hodder3 years ago


Lara Kinast
Lara Kinast3 years ago

If you have digestive problems or piles powder drinks that contain spirulina and other "greens" and probiotics might help. Greens + helps me a lot.

Debbie Bush
Debbie Bush3 years ago

Awesome thanks!

Marie Therese Hanulak

great article.

Laurie D.
Laurie D.3 years ago

Love the ideas -- do you think the milk remedies would work with RICE milk or ALMOND milk.

Jon Hoy
Jonjon Hoy3 years ago

This is awesome. But forget the butter milk unless your making butter milk biscuits. Will share the post with a few friends. Thank you so much.