Monday, March 30, 2015

Educational article | Ayurvedic treatment | throat diseases

         Whatever we do eat, that enter into food pipe through our mouth and enters into the stomach. Our vocal curds also go through our throat. On the one hand throat is the main organ of our body, through which many functions of our body organized. If any kind of disease takes place in our throat, it becomes difficult to live a life. Most often due to swelling inside the throat, a man suffers from vocal curd problems, feels pain in the throat. The man affected by this problem suffers from serious fever which causes constipation, urine becomes deep yellow, pain in back and headache problems. Except these the patient feels pain in the whole body, voice becomes slowdown, tongue becomes dirty and emits bad smell, pain in throat increases and spreads towards the ear, during meal it gives more pain. The following are different diseases of throat.

Tonsil - Often it has seen that the inner part of throat swells. It happens when there is a deposit of poisonous particles in the inner layer of the throat. Tonsil leads to swelling in the inner muscles and closes the door of  the throat. It creates knots in the muscles which is called tonsil. In this diseases, if the patient takes potato,rice, flour,chocolate,sugar,sweet ,sour and cold food, the tonsil in the throat swells much. Due to this the patient suffers from constipation. Tonsil increases due to cold. The patient feels pain whenever he starts to drink water. Headache and fever takes place in the patient's body. Pressure in throat and cough also comes out.

Diphtheria- Diphtheria most often attacks to the children. Treatment for this disease should not be late.This disease affects the throat and the nose. Diphtheria seen in cold and hilly areas. It spreads fast, so it is a contaminated disease. When the children affected with cold, there is chance of sever cough and disease of diphtheria. When in the membrane of throat affected by germs, then the disease of diphtheria occurs. This disease spreads through sneezing, cough and biting in front of others. Eating of stale food, living in hazardous environment or in heavy cold regions has more chances of such type of diseases.

Hoarseness- When the problems of broken voice starts , the patient suffers from inaudible voice which feels like any things has deposited in the throat. Granules created in the throat due to the disease syphilis. The patient feels itching, tinkling, boils, cough and roughness in the throat. The patient suffers from swallowing and drinking of food and water. When the patient tries to cough, he feels as if he is suffering from lungs disease. There is a chance of inflammation and wound in the throat. People who are talkative, singers speakers, actors are suffer from this problems.


Causes of all types of diseases related to throat- Wetting in rain, catching cold, living in hazardous environment, in gout, fever, dog cough, scarlet, hepatitis, TB, dental diseases, decaying of teeth leads to throat diseases. Due to bacterial infection, breathing through open mouth, closing of nose, sinus diseases, more cold and corrhiza, making more speeches,  taking of wine, smoking, taking of oily and spicy food, taking severe cold food, creating different sounds, constipation, the disease of tonsil  and vocal problems occur. 

Ayurvedic treatment for throat diseases-
  • Pure honey should be given to the patient to lick.
  • Gargling with warm water by mixing salt.
  • take 1 teaspoonful of holy basil seeds with honey and lick it to avoid swelling throat.
  • Make a solution of black pepper and horsegram, boil it for half an hour, mix honey with it and give to the patient.
  • Warm castor leaf , apply honey on it, bind the leaf on throat to get relief from tonsil. 
  • Take 5-6 holy basil leaves and boil it, mix hone and gargle with that water for tonsil.
  • Take 1 teaspoonful of black pepper powder, mix honey with it, give the patient to lick for blocked throat.
  • Keep sugar candy or clove in mouth and suck its juice in Laryngitis disease.
  • In hoarseness, use black pepper and sugar candy.
  • Taking the powder of yellow myrobalam with sugar cane juice gives relief in Goitre.
  • Warm the sugar cane and suck its juice to get relief in hoarseness.
  • Make a paste of onion by subjecting it to fire, take it after taking 250 mg roasted borax to open the throat.
  • Gargling with decoction of root of drumstick to get relief from hoarseness.
  • Mix wild asparagus, country mallow and sugar with honey and take it to get relief in hoarseness.
  • Gargle with grapes' juice to get relief from the throat diseases.
  • Taking of 10 ml juice of grapes mix with 1 g of yellow myrobalam twice in a day is very helpful in thyroid problem.
  • Grind Bhringraj leaves, cook with ghee, make balls and arrange them with a thread, put the thread on neck, it will cure the pain in throat.
  • Chewing of 5-10 g of coriander seeds 3-4 times a day must cure the pain in the throat.
  • Using 10-15 ml juice of blackberry daily is a helpful way of curing throat diseases.
  • Take 10-20 g of bark of orchid tree, boil it with 400 ml of water, boil up to 1/4th of the water remain, filter it and drink it after cooling. It will cure throat diseases.
  • Grind root of palash tree(Butea monosperma), warm it on fire, apply on neck, it will cure the swelling in the throat.
Diets for the patients- Give tomato, beet root, gourd, snake gourd etc vegetable soup, warm rice juice to the patient. Give bread of unpolished flour with boiled vegetables without spice and oil. Use orange juice to destroy contagious germs. Never use cold drink. Avoid oily, spicy and sour food. Stay away from tea, coffee, junk food, tobacco, chocolate, biscuit. Take fruits and vegetables more and germinated pulses with salads. Do exercise daily morning and evening for healthy life.Take care of throat.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Educational article | Medicinal value | Holy basil plant

        Holy basil is a safety antibiotic medicine. It is known as medicine for all disease. This medicine able to cure both physical and mental disease. It;s popularity has described in Hindu ethics. In the view of Ayurvedic medicinal system it is found to be more effective on most diseases. The plant of holy basil emits oxygen like banyan tree for the welfare of human being. It is of two types, one is Rama which has green leaves another is Shyama which has black leaves.Both of them has same qualities.


     In the views of Ayurveda holy basil has the qualities to cure the diseases of warms in body, gout, infections of phlegm, vomiting, urine problems,bile, fever, heart diseases, skin diseases, hysteria, faint etc. You can plant holy basil in the month of July. It can available every where easily and convenient to use. Every types of gout diseases and phlegm related diseases are cured with the help of holy basil plant. It can also cure the dangerous disease like cancer. Wound, ulcer, swelling, pain in muscle etc are cured with it. Depression, blood pressure, nerve problems are cured if you rub holy basil paste on skin. Outer warm of body also are destroyed through leaping the paste. Stomach ache and warms inside belly also are destroyed. It is used to cure all types of fevers, common cold, influenza, diabetes, asthma, bronchitis, head ache, heart disease, malaria, stress and tuberculosis.

   USES Of HOLY BASIL IN DIFFERENT DISEASES


  • Cough and cold- By taking juice of holy basil leaves, honey and ginger juice together cough can be cured. Juice of Shyama basil leaves with ghee can be used for cough and cold. Fry 3-4 cloves and take with holy basil juice. It will cure common cold very soon. Use black pepper powder with Shyama basil leaves and  get cure from cough. 
  • Pain in teeth- Make a paste of black pepper and holy basil leaves, prepare small balls, keep a ball in between the teeth where you are feeling pain. It will decrease the pain in teeth.
  • Nasal problems- Prepare powder of dry leaves or flowers of holy basil leaves, filter it with a cloth, inhale a small pinch of the powder. This will stop flowing of bad smell from the nose and destroy the warms from the brain.
  • Pain in ear- Take juice of holy basil leaves, filter it, warm it slightly, put 2-3 drops in the affected ear twice a day. It must clear ear pain. Take two teaspoonful of holy basil leaves juice, one teaspoonful of mustard oil, warm it up to preparation of oil. Put 1-2 drops of it in the ear whenever you are feeling pain in the ear.
  • In skin diseases-( eczema)-Make a paste of holy basil leaves, mix lemon juice with the paste and leap it on the affected area of the skin. After a week it will be cured.
  • White spot on skin-Prepare a paste of holy basil leaves with water of the river Ganga, use it daily before bath on your skin. It will help to erase the white spot from the skin.
  • Scabies- Take two cup of holy basil leaves juice, mix one cup of sesame oil, warm the solution on a low fire. After an hour it becomes ready, then filter it. Cool it, keep in a glass container, use it on your skin. It will cure scabies gradually.
  • In malaria-Take a glass of water, 21 basil leaves and 1/4 teaspoonful of  black pepper powder with it. Boil the solution up half a glass of water remain ,then cool it. Give the patient like a cup of tea to drink. When sweat will come from the patient's body, fever will decrease automatically.
  • In case of snake poison-Holy basil has a quality of destroying poison. In the situation of snake bite, use more to more holy basil leaves juice and use paste of holy basil root on the affected area. If the patient is fainted or senseless,then put basil juice in the ear and nose of the patient. It will destroy the poison.
  • Dysentery-Prepare solution of holy basil leaves, mix a small amount of nutmeg paste, boil it and give the patient to drink. It will cure dental problems. Take 200 gm of curd,10 gm of holy basil leaves paste,3 gm of psyllium ,5 gm of bel powder, prepare a solution and give the patient to drink.
  • Vomiting-Give holy basil leaves juice with honey to the patient to leak. Collect Ginger juice, basil leaves juice, small cardamom paste, mix them all and give the patient to drink. It will stop vomiting.
  • Gout-Holy basil has a quality to destroy gout. Solution of holy basil leaves can cure pain in nerves. Continue use of holy basil leaves juice can cure joints pain.Massage of holy basil juice can also cure injury. Root, leaves,flowers and stem of holy basil is a medicine for most of nerve diseases.
  • Bad smell of mouth-Take 4-5 holy basil leaves early in the morning after bath to get relief from bad smell of mouth and increasing weak brain. Memory power also increases by it.
  • Headache- Take 5 gm of holy basil leaves(shadow dried) powder with honey, headache will go away. Using paste of Shyama basil root on forehead can cure headache. By inhaling powder of seed or leaves of holy basil also useful in headache.
  • Stomach diseases of children- According to situation, give  1-2 gm of holy basil juice to drink to the child in belly ache or stomach pain.
  • Warms of belly -To destroy the warms inside the belly, take 11 leaves of holy basil with 5 gm powder of yellow myrobalam and water daily two times.
  • Impotency and weakness- Take 5 gm of holy basil powder with cow milk during morning and night.This will help in increasing health.
  • Hiccough an asthma- Taking of 10 gm of holy basil juice with 5 gm of honey can give relief from hiccough and asthma.
  • Gonorrhea- Take leaves of polyal tree and holy basil leaves, boil them with  4 cup of water, after boiled it must remain 1 cup of the solution. Give the patient to drink early in the morning for two to three weeks. It will cure the disease.
        

Friday, March 6, 2015

Educational article | Ayurvedic treatment | Asthma and Hiccough

     After disease of anaemia and jaundice, asthma takes birth. It is the view of Ayurvedic researchers. Asthma  causes due to negligence in proper treatment of  anaemia and jaundice. Repeated cough is hiccough disease. The disease in which man live a life of tragedy with suffocation and difficult in breathing known as asthma. It increases and leads to hiccough disease. The hick sound comes through mouth due to the breathing air block in wind pipe.

             Hiccough and asthma both are the phlegm and air related diseases. It may cause in decrease of vital energy and haemoglobin in the body. The patient has to take care of his food habits and living styles, otherwise he may forget his life.

CAUSES AND DIAGNOSIS
           The entry of dust and smoke inside the lounges through breathing, drinking of cold water, more exercises, walking , taking stale food, increasing of air in stomach, weak body, excessive of vomiting, dysentery, flowing pulses through urine, allergy, jaundice and asthma takes place. Except these excessive use of Til oil, flour of rice, taking of heavy food, drinking of raw milk which causes phlegm and deposited in chest and causes hiccough and asthma. There are three types of cough related to bile, phlegm and polluted air. But hiccough is only related to air and phlegm.

               As a result of the above causes, the inhaling air get polluted in the wind pipe and drive away the phlegm which create obstacle for breathing. The colic spasm of diaphragm creates hiccough. The causes of asthma and hiccough are same but their symptoms are different. The starting symptoms of hiccough are feelings of heaviness in chest and throat and bobble sound in the stomach of human body. Where as pain in the belly,muscles and heart with suffocation are previous scenery of hiccough. In this disease, phlegm and air creates problems in other sections body. Here the patient feels as if his lever, spleen and related internal parts of his body are coming out through mouth again and again. The patient may die due to this type of symptoms.

                Hiccough divided into five categories such as hiccough due to phlegm, due to both air and phlegm, due to food habit, due to excessive exercises, due to excessive food and drinking water. Hiccough related to phlegm affects throat and creates high sound repeatedly. Sometimes it creates two or three times hick sound continuously. It affects to heart, stomach and decrease memory power. The affected person also loses his voice due to injured vocal cord. According to Ayurvedic practitioner, this type of hiccough comes out with great speed and high sound. It also vibrates the whole body.

                  Another type of hiccough is due to phlegm and air increase in the body. Hiccough comes from the main point of navel. So it creates high sound which is main place for bile. It comes out with serious pain and bends the body automatically. Darkness seen in front of the eye, block the way of breathing, it destroys knowledge and strength of the patient. The patient feels as if his lever broken down. So it is very dangerous.

               Hiccough due to bad food habits is different from the other types of hiccough. The four types of food responsible for it like chewing food, drinking food, sucking food, licking food. When these food got digested, it increases the speed of hiccough. During this period, the patient shows  shouting with unnecessary words, vomits,dysentery, excessive thirsty etc. symptoms. Patient becomes senseless and feels dry mouth.

                    Excessive exercise also responsible for another type of hiccough. When the air enters into stomach from food pipe, it starts pain. After meal it becomes silence. This type of hiccough shown under the lower part of heart when diaphragm spreads uncontrollably. It known as the effect of reverse air in stomach.

              There is another type of hiccough due to taking excessive food and water. Increasing anger, laughing, more speech also responsible for this disease. Drinking of limited water can resolve this problem.

            MEDICINE TO BE USED
           To get relief from asthma and hiccough bark of the Arjuna plant can be used. Bring bark of the Arjuna plant, wash it properly and dry in the sun. After dry, grind it into dust. Take one teaspoonful of Arjuna dust and pure honey with warm water at bed time regularly for a month. Take milk with turmeric powder at night. The disease of asthma will cure gradually. Take 100 grams of Arjuna bark and boil it with four cup of water. After boiled, it should remain one cup of juice.Filter it and take one cup of it with a teaspoonful of honey early in the morning before breakfast.You must be cured with this medicine.

        WHAT NOT TO DO
         Don't awake till late night. It will create air in your stomach. Avoid spicy food, red chilly, smoking, Non veg items, roaming in dust area , more exercise, walking or running long distance, taking sour food, stale food, avoid speaking more or giving speech.