Home Remedies for Hair Loss

Some of the main reasons for abnormal hair loss include poor diet, inadequate sleep and stress apart from environmental factors.

Biotin promotes hair and scalp health and may also help prevent hair loss. Some of the natural sources of biotin include nuts, oats, brown rice, eggs and brewer's yeast. Adding these foods to your regular diet helps prevent hair loss.

Vitamin E is also essential for good scalp health. Make nuts, seeds, avocado, olive oil as part of your daily diet.

Iron is essential to prevent hair loss. Add green leafy vegetables, dried fruits and berries to your diet.

Make sure you get plenty of sleep apart from a healthy diet to have healthy hair.

Here are some home remedies you can try to prevent hair loss:
  • Chew on a few curry leaves first thing in the morning for a month to see good results,
  • Add a few drops of rosemary oil to olive oil and massage your scalp. Leave on for atleast 30 minutes before you rinse it off.
  • Take a teaspoon of unsulfured blackstrap molasses everyday to prevent hair loss.
  • Exercise regularly to improve your circulation.
  • Be gentle on your hair. Use mild shampoo for washing and handle wet hair very gently. Avoid harsh chemicals and heat.

Home Remedies for Tooth Ache

  • Clove Oil is an excellent home remedy for tooth ache. This can be found in speciality food stores or Indian Grocery stores. Dab a cotton swab in clove oil and place it on the aching tooth. It provides immediate relief. If you cannot find clove oil use a whole clove and bite with the aching tooth and let the juices stay there for a few minutes.
  • Applying powdered nutmeg on the aching tooth also provides some relief from tooth ache.
  • Applying pure vanilla extract using a cotton swab is also believed to provide relief from tooth ache
  • Gargling with warm salt water soothes inflamed gums a little bit

Home Remedies to boost Metabolism

There are so many things that can spruce up a slowing metabolism. One of the simplest ways to to add some herbs to your diet. Here are a few of the herbs that are believed to boost metabolism. But be sure to use all these herbs in small quantities and not overdose on any of these.
  • Ginger is a herb which is warms the body. It is an excellent digestive aid and helps boost the metabolism.
  • Green Tea is high in poly-phenols and is an excellent anti-oxidant. It also boosts the metabolism and helps to burn fat.
  • Cayenne Pepper also increases the heat in the body. Red chillies contain a substance called capsaicin that might lead to improvement in metabolism.
  • Cinnamon boosts our bodies ability to metabolize sugar and also helps boost metabolism

Home Remedies for Weight Loss

  • Drink a glass of hot water with lime and honey first thing in a morning to shed the excess fat and lose weight.
  • Eating horse gram dal (lentil found in most Indian Grocery Stores) regularly helps to keep your weight in check and burn fat.
  • Drinking barley water helps you lose the water weight.
  • Cabbage salad and cabbage soups help you lose weight.
  • Eating garlic regularly helps you burn fat and lose weight
  • Drinking ginger tea regularly helps you maintain a healthy weight
  • Green tea is an excellent fat burner and helps you with weight loss.
  • Eating mint helps with weight loss.
  • Chewing on curry leaves helps you lose weight
  • Drinking Dandelion Tea helps you lose water weight.
  • Low fat yogurt helps with lose weight
  • Turmeric is an excellent home remedy for obesity. Add it to you diet regularly.
  • Eating tomato in empty stomach is believed to help with weight loss.
  • Drink lots of water and keep hydrated to maintain a healthy weight

Home Remedy for Acne

  • Apply a mixture of Honey and Lemon juice on the face and other affected area. Wash off after 30 minutes
  • Take some mint juice and mix it with turmeric powder and apply on affected area. Leave for half an hour and wash off
  • Mix sandalwood paste with rose water and apply on the face. Rinse off after it dries completely.
  • Take a pinch of ground nutmeg and mix it with milk to form a paste. Apply on affected area overnight and wash off in the morning.
  • Grind some oatmeal and mix it with milk to form a thick paste. Apply this on face and use it as a scrub by gently rubbing in circular motion. Do this twice a week to remove excess oil and dirt from the face. This is an excellent scrub for oily skin.
  • Regular application of aloe vera gel on acne scars is also believed to fade them away.
  • Apply honey on your face and rinse off after 15 minutes. This is a good remedy for acne

Home Remedy for Morning Sickness

  • Drink lots of water and keep hydrated as dehydration aggravates nausea
  • Eat small meals frequently. Never leave your stomach empty as it increases nausea
  • Avoid foods with strong odors that make you feel nauseated
  • Stick to foods that are easy to digest and avoid greasy food
  • If you cannot keep down solid food try a fruit smoothie
  • Keep a few crackers by your bed and eat them when you wake up before you get out of bed. This is a good remedy for morning sickness.
  • Drinking ginger tea provides relief from morning sickness
  • Add a slice of lime or lemon to water and keep sipping it to get rid of nausea.
  • Sipping on Mint tea helps alleviate morning sickness
  • Fennel seed is an anesthetic and helps treat nausea. Sipping on fennel tea provides relief
    from nausea but be cautious to take in moderation as it has diuretic properties.
  • Adding curry leaves to your diet also provides relief for morning sickness. Besides curry leaves are loaded with iron which is very important during pregnancy.

Home Remedy for Diarrhea

  • Drinking ginger tea helps remedy diarrhea