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The term anorexia means 'loss of appetite' or 'distaste for food'. In this illness, people refuse to eat, which in course of time, can lead to general weakness. The patient becomes emaciated and skinny. Today, it is a common ailment among young girls who refuse to eat to remain slim and trim. It can also occur due to emotional disturbances, mental stress and some disorder.
Loss of interest in food.
Sometimes faces a gastrointestinal disease.
The patient looks very thin and lean.
Anorexia Mix 1 teaspoon of lime juice with an equal quantity of ginger juice. Add one gram of rock salt to it and place it in sunlight for three days (Cover the container with thin muslin cloth to avoid dust particles). Take a teaspoon after each meal. It will tone up the digestive system and improve the appetite.
Ensuring regular bowel movement and following a balanced diet is a must.
Apply an ice cube over the stomach for half an hour before meals.
Take a cool hip bath (by sitting upright in the bath tub) once or twice daily.
Lead an active outdoor life.
Abdominal massages are very beneficial in treating anorexia.
Make a decoction by boiling mint leaves (Pudina), basil (Tulsi) leaves, cardamom and asafetida (Hing). Take 50 ml of it with some honey or sugar candy (Mishri), three times a day.
Consume the juice of fresh pomegranate with some black salt, twice daily.
Have some butter milk with a small quantity of black pepper for quick relief.
Chewing some sesame seeds before meals is said to be beneficial in treating anorexia.
Boil three garlic cloves in a cup of water. Allow it to cool down and add some lemon juice to it. Take this twice a day.
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