and traditional medicines
clarification we shall study some diseases and explore traditional medicinal that
cure them. This will be useful to you.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
can be cured taking ground ginger and salt and applying on the throat or by
taking palm sugar candy and pepper.
Mustard, Pepper Sweet Flag, Black Cumin Seeds, White Garlic ground and boiled
can be taken to cure paralysis.
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.
applying mixture of Seasame oil and lemon juice warmed and applied on legs will
raw rice powder can be packed and bandaged on legs can reduce swelling.
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.
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.
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.
of Lactation in Mothers
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