Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Dadi Maa Cures Cold, Cough and Flu

Cold & Flu

  • Have chicken or any other mildly spiced soup.
  • Have some Tulsi (basil) leaves with honey at bedtime, but without water.
Common Cold (for adults)
  • Mix 2 teaspoons of garlic oil (lasan ka tel) with 1 teaspoon onion juice, dilute it with water and have it 2-3 times a day.
  • Make a cup of tea with ginger (adrak), clove (lavang), bay leaves (tej-patta), black pepper (kali mirch), sweeten with honey and have it 2-3 times a day.
Common Cold (for children)
  • For dry and stuffy nose, mix 1/4 teaspoon table salt with 4ml lukewarm water and instill 1-2 drops of this nasal solution 3-4 times a day.
Cough (for adults)
  • Mix 1 teaspoon of honey and garlic juice with a few drops of brandy and have it 3-4 times a day.
  • Put 3-4 peeled and chopped buds of garlic in 1 bottle brandy and keep aside in a closet for 2 weeks and have several drops at the time of severe cough.
  • Chew cardamom, close and whole black pepper for a long time.
Cough (for children)
  • Mix 1 cup of black grape juice with 1 tablespoon of honey and have it twice a day.
  • Mix 1 teaspoon of sugar with 1 teaspoon of butter and have the mixture.
  • Sprinkle few drops of camphor water on a cloth and place it near the mouth of the child. This provides uninterrupted and pleasant sleep at night.
  • Roast 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder (haldi) and mix it with 1/2 teaspoon of raw turmeric powder (haldi) and 1 teaspoon of honey. Have this mixture before going to bed. Avoid drinking or eating after it. DO NOT EVER HAVE THIS MIXTURE WITH MILK.
WARNING: This information should not be used as a substitute for sound medical advice from a doctor. These remedies must not be practiced by patients, suffering from diseases as diabetes, cancer etc. or during certain body-stages as pregnancy etc. The results may vary from person to person. Radio Brisvaani or any of its sister concerns will not be responsible for any type of side effects of these remedies. The users need not contact the owners regarding any type of side effects. Consult the doctor before using these tips in case the person is infected from the problem since a long time. Do NOT use these remedies on a person already infected from any other ailment.