Siddha Vaidyam & the Kitchen Medicines

Siddha Vaidyam is not just the oldest and the first medical system that ever existed since the prehistoric period but its a science and proof of intense spirituality and Siddhars show the immense possibility of a human beings.

This medicine was developed by the scientists of ancient days named Siddhars who gained their knowledge through deep meditation and thus arousing the serpent power that is hidden within every human. These are humans who have reached the blissful state of human life and achieved the state of ultimate knowledge.

The natural ingredients of the Siddha health system herbs are much better and free of side effects than the factory made chemical stuffed products. Simple Siddha remedies can be very effective in relieving symptoms, and preventing further development of a disorder. Anything that is easily available in your kitchen or around your home, and has a medicinal use, may be used as a kitchen and home remedy. When used for medical purposes, herbs, vegetables, fruits, spices, grains and oils are understood to be home remedies.

May Lord Vaitheesvarar bless you with greater health and wealth
~ Vijayakumar Alagappan

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Miracle Herbs in Kitchen

COLDS
Mix a gram of cinnamon powder(kari paddai thulu) with a teaspoon of honey to cure cold. Prepare a cup of tea to which you should add ginger, clove, bay leaf and black pepper.. This should be consumed twice a day. Reduce the intake as the cold disappears.


GINGER FOR COLDS.
Ginger ((inji / halia) tea is very good to cure cold. Preparation of tea: cut ginger into small pieces and boil it with water, boil it a few times and then add sugar to sweeten and milk to taste, and drink it hot.


DRY COUGHS.
Add a gram of turmeric (manjal / kunyit) powder to a teaspoon of honey for curing dry cough. Also chew a cardamom for a long time.


BLOCKED NOSE.
For blocked nose or to relieve congestion, take a table spoon of crushed carom seeds (omam / ) and tie it in a cloth and inhale it.


SORE THROAT.
Add a tea spoon of cumin seeds (jiragam / jintan) and a few small pieces of dry ginger to a glass of boiling water. Simmer it for a few minutes, and then let it cool. Drink it twice daily. This will cure cold as well as sore throat.


AJWAIN/AJMO FOR ASTHMA.
Boil carom seeds (omam /   in water and inhale the steam.


CURE FOR BACKACHE.
Rub ginger (inji / halia) paste on the backache to get relief.


GARLIC FOR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE.
Have 1-2 pod garlic (pundu / bawang putih) first thing in the morning with water


HONEY AND GINGER FOR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE.
Mix 1 table spoon honey (then / madu) and 1 table spoon ginger (inji / halia) juice, 1 table spoon of crushed cumin seeds (jiragam / jintan), and have it twice daily.


MIGRAINE. .
For the cure of migraine or acute cold in the head; boil a tablespoon of pepper powder (melegu / lada hitam), and a pinch of turmeric (manjal / kunyit) in a cup of milk, and have it daily for a few couple of days.


BITTER GOURD IS GOOD.
A tablespoon of amla (Nellikkaai / ) juice mixed with a cup of fresh bitter gourd (karela) juice and taken daily for 2 months reduces blood sugar.


TURMERIC/ ARAD CURE FOR INJURIES
For any cut or wound, apply turmeric (manjal / kunyit) powder to the injured portion to stop the bleeding. It also works as an antiseptic. You can tie a bandage after applying manjal/turmeric.


CRAMPS
You must do a self-massage using mustard (kadugu / ) oil every morning. Just take a little oil between your palms and rub it all over your body. Then take a shower. This is especially beneficial during winter. You could also mix a little mustard powder with water to make a paste and apply this on your palms and soles of your feet.


HEADACHES.
If you have a regular migraine problem, include five almonds (badam / ) along with hot milk in your daily diet. You could also have a gram of black pepper (melegu / lada hitam) along with honey or milk, twice or thrice a day. Make an almond paste by rubbing wet almonds against a stone.This can be applied to forehead.
Eat an apple with a little salt on an empty stomach everyday and see its wonderful effects. OR When headache is caused by cold winds, cinnamon works best in curing headache. Make a paste of cinnamon by mixing in water and apply it all over your forehead.


TURMERIC
FOR ARTHRITIS.
Turmeric (manjal / kunyit) can be used in treating arthritis due to its anti-inflammatory property. Turmeric can be taken as a drink other than adding to dishes to help prevent all problems. Use one teaspoon of turmeric powder per cup of warm milk every day. It is also used as a paste for local action.


HICCUPS
Take a warm slice of lemon and sprinkle salt, sugar and black pepper on it.. The lemon should be eaten until the hiccups stop.

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