Useful health tips


Friends's of Penmai
Aug 22, 2012


Want a glowing skin? Dab buttermilk on your skin for 15 minutes. It will soak up excess oil without drying your skin.

Cinnamon powder sprinkled on two tablespoons of honey taken before food, relieves acidity and digests the heaviest of meals.

Cure headaches by rubbing crushed ginger on forehead.

Tooth Decay
Chewing gums sweetened with Xylitol reduces the risk of tooth decay.

For healthy fingernails, add a glass of milk and a hard–boiled egg to your daily diet.

Hair Care
Avoid brushing wet hair. It can cause the hair to stretch and finally break. Finger–dry, or use a wide–toothed comb instead of a brush to gently remove the knots.

Healthy Back
A healthy back is the result of stretching and strengthening exercises, along with a nutritious diet and general wellness. Proper posture and lifting techniques will help build a healthy back.

Acidity Problem
If excessive indulgence in alcohol and food gives you acidity this party season, drink a glass of water with a piece of jaggery dissolved in it, after meals.

Neem possesses antidiabetic, antiviral and antibacterial properties. Neem is one of the strongest detoxifier and blood purifier.

Avoid additional stress on ankles & feet: Jog on smooth surfaces.

Breathing Exercise
Try this simple breathing exercise if you find it difficult to fall asleep: shut your eyes, breathe through your nose and exhale for twice as long. Repeat eight times.

Nose Congestion
Restless due to nose congestion? Use saline drops for some rest.

Drive headache away! Apply fresh coriander juice on the forehead.

Bacteria present in yogurt can rid your chronic migraines.

Hair Lice
Add sugar to half cup lemon juice, apply 4 – 5 hours before hair wash.

Heart Problems
High butter intake increases heart problems due to cholesterol.

Stomach Aches
Regular consumption of banana & curd helps relieve stomach aches.

Tonic for Children
The juice of carrot and tomato, mixed with a little honey is good tonic for children.

Cold Problem
Have a mixture of lemon juice and honey when you are suffering from cold.

Lip Care
Massage your lips with coriander leaf juice for soft and rosy lips.

Dark Circles
Massage a few drops of coconut oil around the eyes to get rid off dark circles.

For tooth ache, keep a clove on the affected area.

Bad Breath
If you have bad breath, drink at least five glasses of water in the morning.

Cough Problem
Eat the powder of dried ginger and cumin with sugar for relief from cough

Cooking Hygiene
Practice hygiene during cooking to prevent food contamination, food poisoning and transmission of disease.

Tip for Women
Women, during menstruation should use clean, soft cloth or sanitary napkins. Change the napkins atleast twice a day.

Teeth Care
Coal powder, salt, rough tooth powder, etc when used for brushing lead to scratches in the outer layer of the teeth.

Ear Tip
Wax get formed in ears and block the air way. This causes pain. Hence clean the ears once a week with cotton buds.

Babies exposed to tobacco smoke are more likely to get asthma. If a woman is exposed to tobacco smoke during pregnancy, her baby may also be more likely to get asthma.

Tip for Pimples
If you tend to get pimples, make it a habit to drink the water of a fresh coconut every day.

Foot Care
Don’t wear socks for over 7 hrs at a stretch, to avoid infections.

Stomach Cramp
Stay away from cola & caffeine, to avoid stomach cramp and opt for herbal tea.

Drink hot water regularly to enhance digestive power.

Sore Throat
The best thing to gargle is use distilled warm water with a teaspoon of salt. Honey can be also used as a gargling liquid to get rid of the mucus stuck in your throat.

Skin Care
Cleaning is a major part as it rids your skin of the old cells. Use a good moisturizer for skin. The number one reason behind wrinkles is sun, avoid sunlight or use sunscreen lotion.

Wrinkles Below Eyes
There are no oil glands located around the eyes. So we get wrinkles below eyes.Start applying a good moisturizer in the eye area at an early age to avoid these wrinkles.

Teeth Care
Soft and sticky foods should be avoided because they attach and get between the teeth providing a favourable place for bacteria to grow.

Sleeping Tip for Pregnant Woman
Sleep on your left side. This allows for the best blood flow to the fetus, your uterus and kidneys. It also improves circulation of blood back to the heart.

Yoga Tip
You must empty your bowels and bladder, clean your nostrils and throat of all mucus, consume a glass of lukewarm water and then begin the exercises after 15 minutes.

Remedies for Snoring
Change your sleep position. Lose 10% of your body weight to help stop snoring. Avoid alcohol and sedatives to stop snoring.

Tip for Diabetic Patients
Skip the barefoot look. Always wear shoes or slippers. Wear thicker socks to pad your feet.

Eye Care
Never use Hot Water to Wash your Eyes. Close your Eyes and Sprinkle Cold Water on your Lids.

Yoga Benefits
Regular Practice of Asanas, Pranayam and Yoga Nidra Help Prevent Disorders and Ailments such as Diabetes, Blood Pressure, Heart Conditions, Asthma, Varicose Veins, Digestive Disorders, Arthritis.

Kidney Stones
Drink Lots of Water and Other Fluids, at Least Two Litres a Day, to Avoid Kidney Stones.

Floss Gums
Floss gums daily as gum disease can trigger heart disease & stroke.

Sleep More! Sleep will Speed up your Metabolism and Burn Calories.

Tea, Rich in Antioxidants, Fights against Cardiovascular Disease


Friends's of Penmai
Aug 22, 2012
Thank you..................

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