Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Coffee or Tea ? Switch to Healthy Alternative

70% of human beings wake up with a cup of coffee or tea, but did we think whether it is healthy? The caffine content, the aroma addicts us to have it more, simply like a alcohol. We should be thinking and switch to a alternative drink every day to be fit and healthy, because health is one thing which we cannot buy in this world, one good example is Steve Jobs, who is capable of buying anything and everything, but not his health. Some of herbal drink which we can make a habit daily and their vitamin values are

Hibiscus Rosa-senensis(sembaruthi): Three hibiscus petals boiled and filtered like coffee, add some lemon juice with honey and drink it like Tea. If taken regularly for 40days, reduces heart attack and increases heart strength, reduces stress.

Cassia auriculata (avaram poo) is proven to control and reduce blood sugar levels. It rejuvenates the body  and reduce blood sugar levels drastically. Avarampoo can be cool dried, powdered and used as a tea which helps to rejuvenate and cure diabetes.

Boil few tender Mango leaves in water and washing mouth with this water, reduces tooth ache. Taking half teaspoon of ground powder of Mango leaves dried in shade with water 2 or 3 times a day stops dysentery. 

Water boiled with basil leaves (Thulasi) can be taken as drink in case of sore throat. This water can also be used as a gargle. It reduces blood cholestrol. Basil (Thulasi) has strengthening effect on the kidney. In case of renal stone the juice of basil leaves and honey, if taken regularly for 6 months it removes kidney stone via urine.

For menstruation delay, take ½ teaspoon finely ground cinnamon (dalchini) every night along with 1 cup milk. Powder 1 teaspoon dried mint (pudina) leaves and take with 1 teaspoon honey, thrice daily. Kills intestine germs, clean blood, cleans blood vessels, good for gastric problems

Guava is a rich source of vitamin C, guava's vitamin C content is 5x more than that of an orange, carotenoids, potassium, phosphorus, calcium and iron. If you have chicken pox, drinking 4 cups of guava tea will make the chicken pox heal faster and the skin will have less scarring.

Stay healthy.......


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