The A to Z Health Jigsaw
Nature is your truest beautician, says Nirmala Shetty who uses naturals aids like herbs, leaves, flowers, fruits and vegetables at her skin and hair clinic, Nirmal Herbal. Here is the A to Z of natural treatment.
Natural foods are a must for good health. A regular intake of fresh foods ensures great skin and hair. Our ancestors even used food as cosmetic aids. I too believe that what is good for your stomach is good enough for your skin. Here are some home remedies that are as simple to make as your daily cooking. Just remember to make the remedy fresh every time and be patient - give it some time to show positive results! What is natural is safe and sure and won't make you feel sorry at all. Happy cooking and happy faces!
Z FOR ZIZYPHUS (BER)
The fruit of this tree is hard, orange or reddish brown in colour. It is edible and has a hard seed. The leaves of this tree are very useful in treating various ailments like mouth disorders.
Remedy for bleeding gums
Boil the leaves with a little salt and gargle well with the infusion.
Remedy for boils
The leaves can be ground into a paste and applied for stubborn boils on hands and feet.
To darken hair
- 1 cup ber leaves,
- 1 cup curry leaves
Grind the leaves together and massage into scalp and hair. This could be done almost three to four times a week. It acts as a cleanser too and hence there is no need to shampoo hair after using this juice.
Beauty Therapist and Naturopath
Nirmal Herbal - Skin and Hair Clinics & SPA
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