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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Treat Canker Sores using These Remedies

# Alum

This is one of the key elements in preparation of astringents and can also be commonly found in all the general stores in the form of solid chunks which can be ground in to powder form. Alum in its powder form can be mixed with water in order to prepare a thick paste for direct application on canker sores and left so for about 15 minutes after which plain water can be used to wash the mouth. To get rid of these sores it is suggested to use this mixture of alum powder for every three hours and prevent any further spreading of this infection in mouth, this also can be regularly used if sores are very frequent problem faced.

# Tea Bags

Used tea bags can be washed and chilled to be used in treating the canker sores due to the presence of tannin in tea which is known to help in lessening of pain and inflammation caused by these sores. There is no limit to the number of times these tea bags can be used in order to treat the canker sores.

# Hydrogen Peroxide

It is a chemical which is said to be acidic in nature has huge bleaching properties, however it is also suggested to not use this chemical directly instead should be diluted with the use of water. After diluting this chemical it can be used 3-4 times every day to clean the mouth which helps in treating the canker sores.

# Plum Juice

Freshly squeezed plum juice also can be used to treat sores which are possible with the enzymes present in plum fighting against the bacteria to remove them at the earliest. Plum juice can either be drunk three times every day or they can also be applied 3-4 times on the sores daily.

# Yogurt

Cold yogurt is definitely said to give huge relief for those pains by sores, two cups of this yogurt can be used to lessen the pain and inflammation caused by these sores. Living bacteria in this yogurt also is known to treat the infection.

# Baking Soda

One other method of treating canker sores due to the richer presence of acidic content in them helping in preventing the spread of bacteria for which a paste has to be made with baking soda and water and applied directly on the sores to be left for about 20 minutes. After 20 minutes from when the paste has been applied the mouth has to be washed with plain water, care has to be taken so that this treatment will be done before eating meal since this will make it easy for the food to be swallowed without any pain. Additionally mouthwash prepared with baking soda can be used for washing the mouth after meal to see that the teeth are clear from any harm causing bacteria. Two teaspoons of Baking soda mixed with 200ml of warm drinking water is sufficient to prepare mouthwash to be used after meal.

# Neem

Also referred to as Indian Lilac Neem is used as treatment for several problems among which it even includes mouth infection, there was also time in the past when neem stems were used to clean the teeth instead of brush. Liquid taken from boiled neem leaves in water for about 30 minutes can be used as mouth wash before and after eating food. Though it might be bitter it is also suggested to chew on fresh neem leaves to treat apart from which it can be used to keep the mouth fresh and clean all the time lessening infection spreading chances.

# Basil

Medicinal properties in these basil leaves make it good treatment for canker sores for which the leaves can be chewed on which till treat at the same time lessens the pain result of infection. Mouthwash with basil leaves can be prepared at home to keep germs at distance from mouth and remove any possibility of spreading infections in them.

# Onion

This is quite like garlic when it comes to treating canker sores which is due to the enzymes present in them helping in effective treatment of bacteria those results in infection. Sores can also be treated by eating one raw onion on daily basis other than which onion juice an also be directly used to heal the sores at faster rate, for which the onion can be grated to squeeze juice. This onion juice can be applied using index finger inside the mouth and has to be repeated for about four times every day until this sores are treated successfully.

# Drinking Soda

Presence of bicarbonate in this soda is known to kill the micro-organisms which results in infection make it best choice of mouthwash to cleanse the mouth. It is not only the sores which can be treated with drinking soda they also are known to help in removal of food particles which are provider of energy supply for bacteria.

It is not only necessary that the above given treatments are the only means to help in preventing the sores additionally it also is suggested to go with proper diet by including lots of proteins and vitamins on daily basis to improve the body’s immunity system. Stronger immunity system will help in fighting any diseases which are results of improper reaction of certain enzymes and chemicals in the foods. Hence it is necessary to identify the foods which will result in formation of these sores in the mouth.

Treat Diabetes using These Remedies

Inadequacy in the blood glucose level prompts the diabetes which is usually happened because of need or nonattendance of hormone called insulin in the body which is created by pancreas. Diabetes is of two sorts, one which happens generally in individuals who are above 30 years, in the wake of getting more established the hormone insulin is created inadequately by which glucose level can’t be adjusted, appropriate eating routine and taking meds keeps it stable. The other sort is for the most part found in individuals beneath 30 years, for whom insulin is not in the least delivered, they rely on upon insulin infusion to keep up the glucose levels.

Some of the symptoms for diabetes are : enhanced thirst and hunger, sudden weight loss, fatigue, excessive urination and cuts or bruises take long time to heal.

Diabetes is very dangerous health disorder and may lead to cardiovascular diseases, retinopathy, amputation of effected leg or any part of the body, kidney disease or may even lead to blindness. You can cure diabetes using natural herbs, nutrients and vitamins instead of synthetic drugs.

There are natural remedies to stay away from diabetes, and maintain blood glucose levels. Here are top 10 home remedies for Diabetes :

# Water
Water helps in mobilizing the sugar contents that are present in the body which controls cause of diabetes and also helps in maintaining glucose levels. Consuming 2.5 litres of water daily shows best results in people suffering from diabetes.

# Guava
Guava contains Vitamin C and fiber in it, with is more important for the people suffering from diabetes. Standard blood glucose level can be maintained eating guava everyday by peeling the skin off. Excess intake of guava is not suggested.

# Mango leaves
Soaking few mango leaves that are delicate and tender in water for a whole night and consuming it in the morning with empty stomach helps you stay away from diabetes. Powdering these leaves by drying them and taking half a teaspoon twice a day also controls diabetes.

# Cinnamon
Four teaspoons of cinnamon powder should be mixed with water and should be boiled in a low flame. Consuming this extract as a routine helps you maintain the blood glucose levels. Pinch of cinnamon with warm water also helps in curing diabetes.

# Indian gooseberry
Vitamin C is rich in Indian gooseberry or Amla helps pancreas to produce insulin in sufficient levels to maintain blood glucose levels. Two teaspoons of juice that is taken from the Indian gooseberry should be mixed with glass of water is essential to consume every morning with empty stomach to keep yourself from diabetes. Making a habit of having mixture of bitter gourd juice with Indian gooseberry juice in equal ratios also helps in curing diabetes.

# Jambul
Leaves, berries and seeds of jambul plant helps in balancing the glucose levels in blood, for them who are suffering from diabetes. This is available in market only in a certain season, which can be included with the routine diet. Making this habit helps in effective functioning of pancreas. Powder from seeds of jambul plant taken with water for every two days also helps.

# Bitter Gourd
First thing that is to be done by them who is suffering from diabetes is having the juice that is extracted from the bitter gourd with empty stomach commonly early in the morning. Following this remedy daily for few months helps to maintain glucose levels.

# Fenugreek
Diabetes can also be controlled by a herb called fenugreek. These fenugreek seeds should be soaked in water for a whole night and should be taken early in the morning, without eating anything prior to it. Powder of fenugreek seeds mixed with milk also helps you keep away from this disease. Making it daily routine for few months controls blood sugar levels.

# Aloevera
Mixing gel that is extracted from aloe vera, bay leaf and turmeric powder in equal ratios and consuming the obtained solution daily before your meal helps you control the blood sugar level which in turn kepps you free from diabetes.

# Sunlight
Sunlight produces Vitamin D which helps in the production of insulin helping in maintaining the blood glucose levels. Enjoy exposing to sunlight for few minutes early in the morning which helps in gaining Vitamin D and keeps you healthy.

Healthy food should be taken in parallel following these remedies helps you stay away from diabetes and keeps you fit and healthy. Exercise should also be considered as a routine. Taking advice of nutritionist regularly is also very important to stay healthy.

Why Green Tea?

Green tea has started in China and it is being utilized as a pharmaceutical from that point forward. This flavorsome refreshment is broadly utilized all over Asia. It advantages of this refreshment goes right from bringing down your (BP) circulatory strain to growth aversion. Since the maturation procedure is kept away from in the green tea, it gives more medical advantages contrasted with dark tea, along these lines holding high measure of poly-phenols and cancer prevention agents and other helpful substances.

Let’s look a little deeper into the benefits green tea and reasons to start drinking green tea.

# Weight Loss
Green tea helps you lose weight by increasing the metabolism. High amounts of poly-phenols present in green tea increases fat oxidation levels and also intensify the rate of burning food into calories.

# Esophageal Cancer
Green tea apparently kills cancer causing cells without damaging healthy tissues that are surrounding the cancer cells and reduces the risk of esophageal cancer.

# Cholesterol
Green tea aids in improving the ratio of good to bad cholesterol. It also helps in reducing bad cholesterol in the blood

# Diabetes
After your meal, green tea slows your blood sugar by regulating glucose levels. This beverage prevents high insulin levels and the resulting fat deposits.

# Heart Disease
Green tea helps you stay relaxed and also helps you withstand the blood pleasure changes and works on the lining your blood vessels. It prevents clots formation, which is the main cause of heart strokes / attacks.

# Blood Pressure
Consuming green tea on a regular basis will diminish the risk of high BP or blood pressure.

# Depression
Amino acids such as “Theanine”, which is present green tea leaves, provides a soothing and relaxing effect and helps you, get rid of stress or depression.

# Anti-viral and Anti-bacterial
Strong antiviral and antibacterial agents present in green tea are an efficient treatment for many health conditions ranging from common flu to cancer. It also slows down the spread of various diseases.

# Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s:
It helps in delaying the deterioration caused by Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. It also protects brain cells from dying and restores brain cells that are damaged.

# Tooth Decay
The antioxidants like “catechin” present in green tea, destroys viruses and bacteria that cause infections in throat, dental caries and other tooth conditions.

# Skincare
Green tea protects you skin and prevents it from various signs of aging including wrinkles. The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties help you in achieving skin care. When applied topically, it helps in reducing the damage caused by sun.

Reasons to drink green tea daily :

— EGCG present in green tea stop the progress of colorectal cancer

— EGCG in green tea helps your body in killing prostate cancer cells

— EGCG also prevents the skin from wrinkling and aging. Potent antioxidant present in green tea destroys free radicals that damage skin. So decreasing the number of free radicals will reduce many signs of aging

— It is a wonderful fat fighter, because of the active ingredients like EGCG. It increases the rate at which your body burns fat

— EGCG present in green tea speeds up weight loss by activating your fat burning genes present in the abdomen, thereby reducing belly fat

— It balances the blood sugar levels and keeps you energy stable. EGCG present in green tea improves the use of insulin in your body,   preventing blood sugar crashes and spikes, which may cause petulance, fatigue, and cravings for harmful foods

— It also helps you fight against lung cancer. It is observed that EGCG suppresses the growth of lung cancer causing cells

— It destroys free radicals which may cause chronic illnesses including diabetes, arthritis, and cancer

Green tea can be taken in any form; say you may try iced, hot, by adding natural herbs or dab of lemon juice. In whatever form you may consume, you can reap the full benefits of it. It is recommended to have 2 to 3 cups of it daily. Since it doesn’t contain much caffeine, it is not harmful.