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5/29/2015 2:04 PM

Diseases and traditional medicines

siddha.jpgFor clarification we shall study some diseases and explore traditional medicinal that cure them. This will be useful to you.

Heat diseases

Many diseases occur due to increased heat and very cold conditions of the body. Additional body heat can be cured by the following treatments. Generally in natural medicine heat is reduced by cooling medicines and body coolness is cured by heating medicines like (taking buttermilk to reduce and steam inhalation for cold).

In summer swelling on the neck is called mumps. If neem leaves made into paste with turmeric and applied on swollen parts mumps will be cured fully. In the same way chicken pox is treated by rubbing neem leaves on body. After the boil subsides neem leaves and turmeric paste should be applied for complete cure.

Herpes is another disease that occurs in summer. Those affected will have small or big blisters all over the body. Paste of red sand is applied on these parts. This cures Herpes in one week because red paste draws water to reduce heat; unclean water is removed by red sand and the disease is cured.

Boils on the eye occur because of body heat. To cure this, mixed and ground with milk and applied on boils or applying saliva on boils or by rubbing your fingers and keeping the warm fingers on the boils will cure the boils. To reduce body heat villagers usually apply oil all over body, have oil bath, rub clay over body and bath for a long time in natural water sources.


Diarrhea can be stopped by taking warm water with salt, skin of pomegranate made into paste and taken or by taking tea with drops of lemon juice.


occurs by mucus becoming thicker and can be cured by taking a paste of garlic and packing it in a piece of cloth and heating it on a lamp (fire lamp) and juice taken by squeezing the cloth mixed with ginger juice. It can also be cured either by frying or cooking garlic and crushed to a paste and taken two or three days a week; also by taking leaves of bitter gaurd juice.


Cough can be cured taking ground ginger and salt and applying on the throat or by taking palm sugar candy and pepper.


Asafoetida, Mustard, Pepper Sweet Flag, Black Cumin Seeds, White Garlic ground and boiled can be taken to cure paralysis.


Piles can be cured by mixing the juice of coconut coir with children’s urine and applying on piles. Also can be cured by goat or cow’s fat pasted with cow’s milk and applied on piles.

Swelling on Leg

By applying mixture of Seasame oil and lemon juice warmed and applied on legs will reduce swelling.

Cooked raw rice powder can be packed and bandaged on legs can reduce swelling.


Till date traditional medicine has been the best for jaundice treatment. Jaundice can be cured by mixing paste of leaves of Phyllanthus Nururui (கிழாநெல்லி) (avoid roots) with cow’s milk and taken 3 times a day for 1 week.


Constipation can be cured by taking a mixture of Castor Root boiled in water mixed with cow’s milk and sugar and taken every morning with empty stomach. Taking juice of leaves and tender leaves of the same boiled in water will cure constipation.

Premature Graying

Early grayness is painful for youngsters. Increase of bile in the body causes early greyness. To cure this Amla Juice, Red Sandal, mimusops elengi (மகிழம்பூ) are mixed with coconut oil or seasame oil heated and applied on head. This will reduce bile and cure early greyness and will cool the eyes.

Secretion of Lactation in Mothers

Recently delivered women can follow these methods to secrete more mother’s milk. Leaves of jatropa (காட்டாமணக்கு) warmed and tied over breast or cucumber seeds ground and applied or seeds of Cucumber ground with cow’s milk and warmed can be taken.

Posted By : Admin
5/28/2015 3:59 PM

hairfall.jpg1. Grind Curry Leaves (கறிவேப்பிலை), boil in coconut oil and rub this oil daily on scalp; hair will grow black and thick.

2. Carrot and lemon juice mixed in coconut oil and rubbed daily on scalp will help hair grow black.

3. To turn the grey hair into black rub the paste made with the leaves of Artemisia pallens (மரிக்கொழுந்து) and Hibiscus and take bath after sometime.

To prevent hair fall

1. If the powder of Fenugreek (வெந்தயம்) andabresprecaterius (Kundrimani /குன்றிமணி) is soaked in coconut oil and rubbed on scalp daily, hair fall stops.

2. Powder ofTerminalia chebula (Gallnutகடுக்காய்),Phylanthus Emblica (gooseberry நெல்லிக்காய்),Terminalia Belerica (தான்றிக்காய்),

mixed in water boiled overnight and using it in the morning with lemon juice and taking a bath after sometime will prevent hair fall completely.

To grow hair on the bald areas of the head

1. Soak Henna flower (Marudani மருதாணி) in coconut oil, dry in the sun and rub on the scalp daily; hair will begin growing on the bald head.

2. Break the seed of croton tiglium (நேர்வாளம்) grind with water and rub this on the scalp; hair will begin growing in the bald areas of the head.

3. Grind the root and leaves of phyllanthus amarus (கீழாநெல்லி) boil in coconut oil and rub on the scalp, hair begin growing on the bald head.

To clear lice, dandruff problems

1. Leaves of Hibiscus (செம்பரத்தை ) tucked in the hair daily while sleeping, this way lice and dandruff can be cleared.

2. Grind Melia dubia (மலை வேம்பு) and rub it on the scalp, this way lice and dandruff can be cleared.

3. Grind the leaves of ocimum Basilicum (Tulsi) and wrightia tinctoria (Tuthi/Palai துண்டம்பாலை) with milk rub this on the hair, take bath after sometime this way lice and dandruff will be cleared.

4. Dry and powder the seeds of custard apple (சீதாப் பழம்) mix with Shikakai and take bath after sometime this way lice will be cleared.

5. Water soaked in the wrightia tinctoria (Tuthi/Palaiதுண்டம்பாலை) and used while bathing will clear lice.

Turning grey hair to black:

1. Grind and make a paste of Murraya Koenigir (Curry Leaves கறிவேப்பிலை ) and take this daily empty stomach, within a month greyness will be cured.

2. Make a powder of 100gm of poppy seeds and 100 gm of glycyrrhiya glabral (அதிமதுரம்) and before taking bath mix this powder in cow’s milk and rub on the scalp, take bath after half an hour. If done regularly grey hair will turn black,

3. When Tamari flower (Lotus தாமரைப்பூ) syrup is taken both in the morning and evening grey hair will become black.

4. If rubbed regularly the powder of phylanthus Emblica (Amla நெல்லிக்காய்) (dried and powdered) mixed with oil, grey hair will turn black.

5. Amarnath (முளைக்கீரை) will help hair to become black. Take very often.

6. Ground Hibiscus flower, tender leaves and roots of banyan and boiled in coconut oil and applied on scalp will turn hair black.