Remember how your grandma always had something in her kitchen cabinet every time you felt sick or had any health issue? We have all heard about the miracles of dadi and nani ke nuskhe and have experienced these miracles in our growing years.
Now that you are a mom, having a list of these reliable home remedies will help you keep your little one healthy. Here are 11 such dadi and nani ke nuskhe that you can never go wrong with:
In all India homes, the importance of onions cannot be ignored. Be it in cooking or in preparing home remedies, onions are a vital part of the Indian kitchen. If your child has a fever, then grandma will tell you how you can reduce it by simply rubbing some onion slices on the feet. Not only does onion bring the temperature of the body down, it also helps reduce any body aches that the child may have.
Asafetida or hing is one of the best remedies for colic pain. You can mix a small amount (the size of a mustard seed) with a tablespoon of warm water and give it to your child. If the smell or taste is too strong for the little one, even rubbing some asafetida on the belly can relieve constipation and colic pain quite effectively. However, giving asafetida orally is a lot more effective.
You do not need any store bought vaporub as long as you follow some nani ke nuskhe that are even better. Congestion during winters is very common in babies and toddlers. Heat some coconut oil with crushed camphor. Let it cool down and then rub this on your baby’s back and chest. The camphor releases any congestion in the chest or throat immediately. It also keeps your baby warm and prevents any chances of cold or cough. Coconut oil soothes your baby and helps him or her have a good night’s sleep.
If colic pain is making your child irritable and uneasy, you can try some dadi ke gharelu nuskhe for immediate relief. Massaging your baby’s tummy with some warm mustard oil improves blood circulation and also helps improve digestion. This relieves the baby of gas and constipation quickly. Mustard oil also soothes the baby and helps him or her fall asleep. This is extremely necessary when your baby has colic pains.
Whether you are a child or an adult, there is nothing better than some haldi doodh to fight infections. A pinch of turmeric in some warm milk is a powerful antiseptic drink that prevents infections. Turmeric also has antibacterial properties that help you get rid of germs that can cause infections.
Some dry turmeric or turmeric paste is one of the best nani ke nuskhe for open wounds. The antiseptic property of turmeric ensures that the wound does not get infected. In addition to this, turmeric is also anti-inflammatory in nature that relieves pain and swelling almost instantly.
If your child has a blocked nose and is struggling to breathe, a concoction of black pepper, jiggery and cumin is perfect to clear up those sinuses. This concoction also helps relieve any congestion in the chest that can make breathing difficult. Black pepper and cumin can also help fight bacteria and other microbes responsible for the infection.
If your baby has any loose motions, he or she will lose a lot of potassium. What better way to replenish the potassium in the body than bananas. Bananas also have a lot of fiber that can improve bowel movements and reduce loose motions.
Ginger is one of the oldest remedies for digestive troubles. Whether your child has a tummy ache or is feeling nauseous, a concoction of ginger and honey is the perfect solution. Ginger is responsible for the production of certain digestive juices that can speed up digestion and relieve any symptoms associated with digestion issues.
Every child is bound to have a bout of chickenpox. Along with regular medication, applying neem paste on the body or adding some neem leaves to your child’s bath can actually help get rid of chickenpox marks and can relieve itching and irritation of the skin thanks to the antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties of neem.
Does your child get sick every time you go out on a long drive? Just get him or her to suck on some lemon just like grandma asked you to. This helps produce saliva which can relieve motion sickness significantly.
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