Thursday, 8 April 2010

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Dip cotton balls in a chilled mixture of cucumber and potato juice. Keep this on your eyelids for 15 to 20 minutes and gently wash it off. Apply a little baby oil.

For long eyelashes, apply a thin coat of castor oil every night. It strengthens lashes and cools your eyes.

Massage a few s of coconut oil around the eyes to get rid off dark circles.

To reduce puffiness of your eyes, grate a potato; tie in a cloth and place the cloth over your eyes for about 15 minutes.

Add a small pinch of salt in water and wash for bright and sparkling eyes.

Mix tomato juice and lemon juice in equal quantity and apply around the eyes. After 30 minutes wash it off with cold and hot water alternatively.

Make a paste of sandal wood and nutmeg. Apply the paste around the eyes before sleeping and wash it off in the morning.

Crush a cucumber and take the juice. Add a little rose water and apply around the eyes and wash it after 30 minutes.

Place cotton balls dipped in cold milk on closed eyes for removing dark circles.

Easy remedy for hair split

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  • Heat coconut and gingelly oil , cool it to a tolerable condition, and apply it on hair . Leave it overight and wash it in the morning
  • Do not comb your hair when it is wet. Combing hair in wet may damage your hair and cause split ends.
  • Its better to trim your hair regularly to avoid split ends.
  • Drink lots of water as water is a good therapy for many problems.
  • Before using any kind of heating products use heat resistant spray which protects your hair from damaging.
  • Take medium sized papaya and mash it well to a thick paste after taking all the seeds. Mix the paste with 1 cup of curd and then apply to the hair strands and hair ends. Leave it on for 30 minutes. Rinse hair thoroughly with warm water.
  • Soak the fenugreek seeds overnight and grind it with curd. Then apply to the hair. Wash it after 1 hour. This can be done once in a month.
  • Do not use very hot water to wash your hair. This is will make your hair very dry. Use only warm water.
  • One of the best remedy for split ends is coconut milk. Take coconut milk and apply all over the scalp, hair ends and massage the scalp. Leave it for half an hour and then wash with water.
  • Take a banana, mash it well and then apply it on head. Wash it after 45 minutes. This can be done once every month.
  • Use only cloth based band to tie your hair.

Wednesday, 7 April 2010

Uses of Murungai Kai, Murungai Illai

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Tamil Samaiyal uses a lot of drumstick (murungai kai) in sambar and porial and kootu. The leaves of murungai (commonly called as murungai keerai) are rich in minerals and will be used in tamilnadu cooking. It is rich source of vitamin C. Murungai keerai is also rich in Iron and so it is recommended for anaemic people and pregnant women. During pregnancy, murungai keerai is used daily. It is also said that that the soup of murungai keerai will reduce swollen foot during pregnancy.

Murungai keerai is rich in iron and calcium. Those having pain in the knee, when taking murungai keerai (in any form poriyal, kootu or soup) daily will see dramatic results in the knees.


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Dandruff is a condition in which the scalp is covered with small flakes. The flakes come away while brushing or combing the hair. Dandruff causes itching and hair loss. Itching induces scratching which causes further damage.

Malassazia is the fungus believed to cause dandruff.

Solution for Dandruff

  • Massage scalp every night at bed time with one tsp each of castor oil, mustard oil and coconut oil.
  • Massage the scalp with a mixture of one part of lemon juice to two parts of coconut oil. Leave for 3 to 4 hours; then wash off with warm water.
  • Sandal wood oil (1 part) mixed with lemon juice (3 parts) is very effective.
  • Do not use other people’s comb and do not lend yours. Dandruff is infective.

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