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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Home Remedies for Toothache

tootache# Cloves

One of the best known home remedies for mild or moderate toothache is cloves. It has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anesthetic properties that will help in reducing toothache to a considerable amount.

  • If you feel slight pain in your tooth, just dip a cotton wool in clove oil and apply it directly on the affected tooth.
  • You can also mix clove oil in a glass of water and rinse your mouth with this solution.
  • Grind few cloves to make it a fine powder and then mix it with some cooking oil and apply it directly to infected tooth to get relief from toothache.

# Tea Tree Oil

  • Dip a cotton ball in tea tree oil and apply it to the affected area in your mouth.
  • You can also rinse your mouth with lukewarm salt water mixed with a few drops of tea tree oil for instant results.

# Apple Cider Vinegar

  • Soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar.
  • Apply it to the affected area in your mouth and hold it there for a few minutes to get instant relief.

# Asafetida

Asafetida is also well known home remedy to treat dental problems.

  • Powder a pinch of asafetida and mix it with one or two tablespoons of lemon juice. Warm this mixture slightly.
  • Apply this mixture to the affected tooth with the help of cotton ball to get instant relief.
  • Fry asafetida with clarified butter and apply it to the affected area to get instant relief from pain.

# Garlic

Garlic is an age old remedy for toothaches and pains. It has antibiotic properties and will help in reducing the speed of the effect of bacteria on the body.

  • Crush three to four cloves of garlic and add rock salt powder to it.
  • Apply this mixture on the affected tooth to reduce pain.
  • You can also use garlic powder instead of fresh garlic.
  • Chewing two cloves of garlic every day will also help in reducing the tooth ache.

# Ice Cubes

Ice cubes will help in instantly reducing toothaches.

  • Place an ice cube in a plastic bag and wrap a thin cotton cloth over it.
  • Now, apply this ice pack over the cheek in the area where you feel a tooth ache to numb the nerves. Keep this on for a few minutes.
  • You can also place ice directly on the affected tooth to ease pain.

# Onions

Onions are well known for its antiseptic and antimicrobial properties and hence will be effective in reducing toothaches.

  • As soon as you sense toothache, just start chewing a raw onion for a few minutes so that its juices react with affected tooth to provide relief from pain.
  • You can also place the raw onion on the affected tooth for a few minutes to reduce pain.

# Bay Berry Bark

  • Powder the bayberry bark and mix it vinegar to make a fine paste.
  • Apply this mixture to the area in your mouth where you feel pain.
  • Leave it there for some time and then gargle with plain water. This will instantly reduce pain or inflammation in the affected area.

# Salt Water

An effective treatment for toothache is salt water.

  • Rinse your mouth with a glass of warm water mixed with one teaspoon of salt to get instant relief from pain.
  • The salt solution will extract fluid from the tissue and reduce the swelling of the nerves in your mouth. This will help in reducing pain.

# Guava Leaves

If you are suffering from toothache, then you can try out fresh guava leaves as a remedy for toothache.

  • If you sense mild toothache, just chew one or two leaves of fresh guava leaves till the juice of the leaves starts to work on the affected tooth.
  • You can also add two to three guava leaves in a glass of water and boil this water.
  • As soon as the boiled water becomes warm you can gargle this water as a mouthwash by adding a teaspoon of salt to this water. This will help in instantly reducing toothache.

# Wheatgrass Juice

Wheatgrass juice is well known for its antibacterial properties and hence will be effective for toothaches.

  • Extract the juice of the wheatgrass and use this juice as a mouthwash two to three times a day to reduce toothache.
  • For instant results, you can chew on the wheatgrass and allow the juices to react with the affected tooth.
  • It will remove toxins from the gums and will also prevent bacteria growth inside the mouth.

# Salt And Pepper

  • Take equal quantities of black pepper powder and salt and mix them to make a smooth paste by adding a few drops of water.
  • Apply this paste directly to the affected area and allow it to sit on the tooth for sometime.
  • Repeat this process two times a day for a few days to get relief from pain.

# Willow Tree Wig

  • Get hold of a twig of a willow tree and chew on this twig.
  • Chew it until it makes a paste in your mouth.
  • Use this paste over the sore tooth in your mouth and you will get immediate relief from toothache.

# Cinnamon

  • Powder cinnamon fine and add half teaspoon of cinnamon powder in a few drops of water to make it a tight paste.
  • Apply this paste on the affected area of the tooth and leave it there for a few minutes. Now gargle your mouth with warm salt water to get rid of toothache instantly.

# Alcohol

  • Rinse your mouth with whiskey or scotch or brandy or vodka. It will help in reducing tooth ache.
  • You can also think of using a strong mouthwash with high percentage of alcohol to reduce gum pains.

Are you suffering from mild to moderate toothache? Do you see some swelling to develop in your mouth area? If so, then all you need to do is to try out a few of these home remedies to get rid of toothache and inflammations.

Easy Home Remedies For Bed Wetting

A standout amongst the most widely recognized issues that a huge number of mothers face each night is bed wetting of their children. This is an exceptionally regular issue that is found in youthful children and this issue will begin from the newborn child arrange and can even last up to the youngster years of the kid. There are likewise instances of more established individuals experiencing bed wetting issues. Yet, it is for the most part the kids who experience the ill effects of bed wetting and it is extremely hard to recognize what causes bed wetting and why it stops after some time. It is thought to be a characteristic procedure in the child’s advancement and you have to attempt to make the child dispose of the issue from the get-go in his or her adolescence days. Bed wetting is not an indication of a huge therapeutic condition or one that is identified with feelings.

# Cinnamon

Give your child a bar of cinnamon and ask him or her to chew the bark daily. It is one of the best and easiest home remedies for bed wetting. You can also mix the cinnamon powder with sugar and dust it on to your regular morning bread toast and give it to your child as a breakfast dish.

# Cranberry Juice

It is said that cranberry juice is very good to treat urinary tract infection and hence this juice will be very effective in reducing bed wetting problems in children. Give a glass of fresh cranberry juice to your child an hour before he or she goes to bed. You need to repeat this process daily for a few months to see effective results for bed wetting problems.

# Intake Of Fluids

It is better to totally cut down on the intake of fluids two to three hours before the child goes to bed. Also try to develop the habit of asking your child to go to urinate just before going to bed. If you are sleeping with your child, you can wake your child in the middle of the night and ask him or her to go and urinate. By doing this regularly, you can reduce the bed wetting of your child.

# Jaggery

In India, people give a mixture of jaggery, black sesame seeds and celery seeds to their children in a cup of milk to reduce bed wetting. This is normally given to the child everyday morning during winter time and this mixture has the qualities of heating up the body. This will prevent your child from urinating in sleep.

# Deworming The Child

A worm infection could be the symptom that triggers bed wetting in a child. You can  do it the Ayurvedic way by first giving the child about 20 grams of jaggery in the morning This can be followed by giving the child half a teaspoon of celery seeds mixed with a pinch of rock salt. This natural medication needs to be repeated every week for four weeks to see visible results.

# Herbal Tea

Mixing oak bark, barberry and horsetail in small amounts in a pan of boiling water and boil this pan for about two hours at low speed. You can give this prepared herbal tea to your child two times a day and once cup of this tea about an hour before he or she goes to bed. Consuming this herbal tea on a regular basis will reduce the bed wetting problems in your child significantly.

# Honey

One of the best home remedies for bed wetting is giving your child honey on a daily basis. Honey is a natural sugar that can treat the bed wetting problem in your child. Also, as it is a natural sugar you will not have any difficulty in feeding your child with honey. You can also add two teaspoons of honey in a glass of milk and giving it to your child during breakfast.

# Gooseberry Extract

You can also give your child a mixture of one teaspoon of gooseberry juice and a pinch of black pepper powder mixture This is one of the very popular natural another natural home remedies for bed wetting that is practiced by most mothers in rural India. You need to give this mixture to your child every night before going to bed.

# Mustard Powder

It is seen that mustard powder is a very good remedy for bed wetting problems. Mix about half a teaspoon of dry mustard powder in a glass of warm milk. Give this glass of milk to your child an hour before he or she goes to sleep. Mustard seeds have natural properties to treat urinary diseases. You can also give your child a fistful of small mustard seeds to chew on during daytime. This will help in reducing bed wetting problems.

# Bananas

Bananas are a good source of energy and can bind your stomach together. You can give your child two to three bananas daily. It would be ideal to give one banana during breakfast and one banana before the child goes to sleep. It helps in reducing bed wetting in children. Make sure that you do not give the child over ripe bananas.

# Raisins And Walnuts

Consuming two teaspoons of walnuts and one teaspoon of raisins every night before going to bed will help your child to reduce the bed wetting problems. Prolonged consumption of walnuts and raisins will produce very effective results.

# Apple Cider Vinegar

Another natural home remedy that you can think of to treat bed wetting is apple cider vinegar. Mix one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water and give it to your child with every meal. The acid levels in the stomach will greatly reduce and the urge to urinate regularly will be greatly reduced.

# Say No To Spicy Foods

Eating spicy foods especially for dinner will make the child drink a lot of water. This will surely lead to bed wetting problems. Hence, it is advisable not to give spicy foods to children with bed wetting problems or symptoms.

# Avoid Caffeine

Caffeine has diuretic properties which will increase the tendency to urinate. It is better to avoid giving your child coffee as well as drinks like colas, energy drinks, tea and coffee that contain caffeine. It is advisable to not give caffeine rich foods to children in the evenings and for dinner.

So, are you looking for home remedies for bed wetting problems that your child suffers? Is your child losing good sleep time due to bed wetting problems? Then, you can take a look at the home remedies that will help in reducing bed wetting problems effectively and easily.

Treat Low Blood Sugar using These Home Remedies

#  Sugar
The primary treatment for low blood sugar is consuming sugar based carbohydrate. They get digested easily and enter the bloodstream quickly. This will help to bring the sugar content in blood to the normal level.
• Eat 15 grams of sugar when the warning signs of low blood sugar appear.
• Eating candies or raisins can also help to restore the blood sugar level quickly.
• Chocolates and cookies will take more time to digest and will not correct blood sugar as efficiently as sugar.

# Honey
Honey contains natural sugar which is easily digested and absorbed into the blood. This will restore the normal blood sugar level.
• Consume 1 tablespoon of honey or jam when the symptoms start appearing.

#  Tomatoes
Tomatoes will help to keep the blood sugar at normal levels.
•  Eat 4-5 tomatoes every day, if you want to avoid low blood sugar.

# Licorice Roots
Licorice root when consumes raises the blood sugar level without increasing the insulin production.
• Mix one teaspoon of licorice root powder and mix it with one glass of warm water
• Drink this mix twice daily to keep the sugar level normal.

# Dandelion Roots
Dandelion controls low blood sugar as it supports the working of pancreas and liver. The pancreas is the organ which produces insulin in your body.
• Consume dandelion roots in any form

# Avoid Artificial Sugars
Most of the artificial sugars are chlorinated sugars which do not contain calories. Avoid Sorbitol, Aspartame high fructose corn syrup etc.
•  It is better to use sugar in lower quantity than using these artificial sweeteners, which reduces the blood sugar.
• You can replace the sugar with natural local honey for effective management of sugar levels.

# Avoid Alcohol
Excessive alcohol consumption can disrupt the sugar balance of the body.
• Avoid consumption of alcohol if you are diabetic and are prone to hypoglycemia.

# Cashew And Honey
Cashew and honey contains natural sugars which help to prevent low blood sugar.
• Mix 2 teaspoons of powdered cashew and one teaspoon of honey in a glass of water.
• Drink this mixture every night before going to bed.
• This will avoid nocturnal hypoglycemia or low blood sugar at night.

# Protein Rich Breakfast
It is better to include more protein than carbohydrate during breakfast.  Proteins are digested slowly and releases sugar slowly into the blood stream. This will help to maintain the blood sugar level.
• Avoid cereals, muffins and juices etc for breakfast.
• Consume egg, skimmed milk, cheese, avocados, chicken, beef, pulses, which are rich in proteins.

# Eat Every Few Hours
Instead of having large meals three times a day, eat small quantities of food every few hours. This will help to keep the normal level of sugar in blood.
• Eat nuts, seeds or fruits as your snack.

# Magnesium
Magnesium helps to maintain the blood sugar level. So, include more magnesium rich food in the diet.
• Eat more spinach, nuts, fish or avocados to increase your daily supply of magnesium.

# Moderate Exercise
Exercises are necessary to control the blood sugar level. Avoid strenuous physical activity.
• Walking for 20 minutes at moderate speed will be helpful to maintain normal blood sugar level.

# Avoid Caffeine Intake
Studies have found that caffeine interferes with glucose metabolism so, avoid caffeine intake to avoid lowering of blood sugar level.
• Restrict your coffee intake to just one cup a day.
• Avoid other caffeinated drinks.

# Restrict Refined Food
Refined food item such as white bread, pastas, noodles, polished rice, etc can cause imbalance of blood sugar level, which will make you to increase the dose of your insulin injection which will result in low blood sugar.
• Consume brown rice, whole wheat or whole grain breads which will release sugar slowly into the blood.

#  Eat Healthy And Fibrous Food
• Consume foods that are rich in antioxidants, fibers, iron and vitamin B, if you want to control low blood sugar problems.

It is necessary to check your blood sugar regularly, if you are opting for home remedies to control low blood sugar level. If you feel that you are not able to control the blood sugar levels effectively and they are going for a roller coaster ride then, do not hesitate to consult a doctor.

Are you suffering from mild or moderate fluctuation of blood sugar level? Are you experiencing low blood sugar levels at night? Do you want to know some effective home remedies to control low blood sugar condition? Try any of the above given methods and find out the most suitable remedy for your body.  Each home remedy will affect each person in a different way. Only through trial and error, you will be able to decide which the most suitable one for your need is.