3 teaspoon of the juice of the leaves of bitter gourd (karela) mixed with a glassful of buttermilk taken every morning for a month is a good remedy for piles.
A cup of warm milk sweetened with honey should be taken before going to bed for good sleep.
A decoction of 15-20 tulsi leaves taken along with a pinch of rock salt (kala namak) helps in the cure in Gastroenteritis.
Avocados and walnuts also offer protection against liver disorders.
Boil some cinnamon (dalchini) in a cup of water. Store it in a clean bottle in your bathroom. Use it as a mouthwash frequently.
Children with constipation should take 6-8 raisins (kishmish) soaked in hot water (depending on the age).
When cool, crush well and strain. When given routinely even to little infants, it helps to regulate bowel movement.
To control diarrhoea slice the tender unripe bel fruit. Sun dry it and then make a powder. Take 1 teaspoon along with warm water twice a day.
For constipation take a hot glass of water with 1 teaspoon honey and juice of ½ a lemon first thing in the morning. Or drink one litre of water first thing in the morning.
For hiccups keep a teaspoon of sugar in your mouth and suck slowly.
For memory prepare a mixture of 1 teaspoon honey and a pinch of finely powdered cinnamon (dalchini). Take it every night regularly.
For mouth ulcers mix some coconut milk with honey and massage the gums 3 to 4 times a day.
For those who have high cholesterol finely dice an onion and mix it with 1 cup buttermilk along with ¼ teaspoon black pepper (kali mirch) and drink.
For tooth ache soak a piece of cotton wool in few drops of clove oil. Press on affected areas.
For Dandruff Soak 2 tablespoon fenugreek seeds (methi dana) in water overnight. In the morning grind into a fine paste. Apply all over scalp and leave for ½ an hour. Wash with shikakai or mild shampoo.
Licking the powder of fried cloves (laung) mixed with honey controls vomiting.
Sucking a piece of ice also controls vomiting.
Mix equal quantities of glycerin and lemon juice. Apply on your feet every night before going to bed. This mixture can be made and stored in a glass bottle.
Mix one teaspoon of pure ghee with a pinch of asafoetida (hing). Swallow with warm water for stomach ache.