A Natural Remedy Could Be Your Answer: Ideas and Recipes

The popularity of herbal remedies is rapidly causing traditional medical practitioners to recognize the useful properties of the hundreds of thousands of known herbs that are able to heal and prevent many human and animal illnesses, as well as enhancing mental attitude, appearance, and performance.

Many centuries of experimentation by many cultures, including Indian herbal medicine (Ayurvedic), Chinese herbal medicine, and Western herbal medicine, have led to a variety of uses for plants, either singularly or in compounds.


Herbal remedies can encompass anything from teas to complex preparations of herbal compounds used in hospitals or clinics. Many types of formulas are available such as pills, capsules, creams, and gels.


Your home may already contain some of the following herbs as food:

  • Garlic - Reduces cholesterol and is a natural antibiotic

  • Cinnamon - Lowers blood sugar, cholesterol, and triglyceride levels

  • Ginger - Reduces blood clotting risk and prevents motion sickness

  • Chamomile Tea - Soothes nervous tension and helps relieve digestive problems

  • Peppermint - Beneficial for digestion and digestive problems

To achieve a specific result, these herbs can be combined with other natural products.


While traditional medicine is extremely useful for diagnosing and treating emergencies, traumas, and surgeries, it is rarely adequate for preventing disease. Due to the ever-increasing cost of medicine, the increasing waiting times for doctor appointments and the difficulty of obtaining prescriptions from doctors, more and more people are turning to natural remedies.


There are many adverse effects associated with traditional medicines. As with conventional medicines, natural remedies are not always safe and may cause unwanted side effects. However, a large number of the population have been using herbals, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids for many years with very positive results.


Herbal products can be used by adult, child, and pet to treat countless medical conditions ranging from Angina, to Arthritis, to skin care, thyroid treatment, urinary tract infection, and an endless list of others.


The development of new products has expanded beyond curing disease to address a variety of conditions, such as quitting smoking, removing unwanted hair, and eliminating wrinkles among others.


You may find your answer in one of the many natural herbal remedies.


Ayurveda provides numerous simple recipes for treating a wide variety of disorders. You will find below, some recipes that are highly recommended to those suffering from digestive problems. These are simple and effective remedies that can be made at home easily to help correct a digestive disorder and replenish nutrition that has been lost.


I hope you find some healing in them!


Gruel Recipes


1. Indigestion


Ingredients:

  • Rice - 1/2 cup

  • Water - 4 cups

  • Long pepper - 2 or 3

  • Ginger - 1 inch

Method of preparation:

Combine rice and water with ginger and salt and cook according to instructions. Powder long pepper and fry it in a spoon of coconut oil ( if vegan) ( ghee is in the original ayurvedic recipe) and add it to gruel. Consume this when it is hot. This is very light to digest and relieves colic pain.


2. Diarrhea


Ingredients:

  • Rice - 1/2 cup

  • Water - 4 cups

  • Ginger paste - 1/2 spoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Pomegranate juice: 1 cup

Method of preparation:

Cook rice with recommended quantity of water with ginger paste and salt. Add pomegranate juice when the gruel is warm. You will be rehydrated and full of energy after eating this gruel. Inflammation of the intestinal walls is soothed and bowel movements are controlled.


3. Flatulence


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of rice

  • 4 cups of water

  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) - powder-1/2 spoon

  • Roots of pippali or long pepper

  • Ginger paste -1/2 spoon salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Cook Rice, haritaki powder, roots of pippali and water together. Add salt to it. Eat it when it is warm. This regulates bowel movements and relieves flatulence


4. In indigestion due to overconsumption of oily food


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rice

  • 4 cups of water

  • 1 cup plant milk ( if vegan) ( buttermilk is in the ayurvedic original recipe)

  • Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Cook rice water and salt together. Add a cup of plant milk when it is a little warm and consume it. This relieves indigestion, nausea and corrects digestion.

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