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 Home Remedies

Let food be your medicine! In India, food has been used to cure minor ailments for years. Learn how you can cure aches and
pains, lifestyle conditions, minor skin and hair problems and common ailments at home!
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Enter a Condition, Symptom or Ingredient. Start with a few letter and review/click options For example include acne, pain, ginger etc.

Insomnia literally means a complete lack of sleep. However, in practice it is used to denote a relative inability to sleep. In other words, it is difficulty in falling asleep or difficulty in remaining asleep, early final awakening or combination of all these. Nervous tension, anxiety and illness are factors that may keep us awake at night but it is more likely that the problem lies with an uncomfortable bed or a room that is too hot or too cold or an intrusive light shining into the bedroom.
  • Difficulty in falling asleep.
  • Persistent changes in sleep patterns.
  • Lapse of memory.
  • Lack of concentration.
  • Loss of coordination.
  • Emotional instability.

Put red clover heads and shredded lettuce in water and let it boil for 5 minutes. Simmer for further 1 minute. Infuse for three hours and strain. Keep in a well sealed bottle in a cool dark place for up to five days. Take half a glassful at night. This will help you in sleeping properly.
  • Fresh red clover heads (Tipatiya), available at any ayurvedic store.
  • Shredded lettuce and hops
  • Take a low salt diet as salt interferes with restful sleep.
  • Take a stroll in fresh air to get rid of anxiety or tension and feel more relaxed.
  • Read a magazine or listen to music before going to bed.
  • Avoid flour products, sugar, colas, tea, caffeine, fried foods and food containing additives.
  • Try to stay relaxed by not succumbing to worrying and getting tensed.
Other Remedies
  • Pound the roots of ashwagandha (available at any ayurvedic store). Take this powder at bedtime with warm milk.
  • The mixture of bottle gourd (Lauki / Ghiya) and sesame (Til) oil is an effective medicine. Massage over the scalp every night.
  • Extract juice from green coriander (Dhaniya) and mix water and sugar. Take it before sleeping.
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All advice is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice and/or diagnosis/treatment. DesiDieter does not provide medical advice and is not a substitute for professional medical advice from a qualified healthcare provider.