Home remedies

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Aromatherapy and Kleenex?

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I was at a cousins house this weekend and every room smelt wonderful. Inviting and lovely. Turns out, the smell was from Eucalyptus oil which they had procured on a recent trip to India. But the trick? Take a few... (Continue reading)

Home Remedies for Constipation

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Home remedies for constipation or natural cures for constipation are in my opinion the right way  to go. Many of these are surprisingly effective. Especially in the case of constipation in babies or toddlers or constipation in pregnant women natural... (Continue reading)

Quick Tips For Hair Care

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Cleaning mirrors and glass

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So here is something that gives Windex a run for its money. Newspapers are one of the best things to clean glass or mirror. Just wet and clean away. This has been tried and tested in many homes in India... (Continue reading)

The Daily Tipoff – Come Hither, Cleopatra

For a quick face pickup, splash your face with milk and then rinse off  ( a good way to use leftover milk in sippy cup? You can decide based on the yuckiness quotient). It adds instant glow. And Cleopatra used... (Continue reading)

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The Daily Tip off – Getting rid of pimples

To get rid of a pimple for a party or meeting tomorrow, just add a bit of toothpaste on it and keep overnight. It usually works!... (Continue reading)

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Four home remedies for common ailments

Here are three home remedies for common problems from my part of the world. Home remedy for kids/babies/toddlers with cold or congestion: Crush a small amount of garlic. Mix with mustard oil.You can add some Methi (Fenugreek) if you like.... (Continue reading)

Morning Sickness in Pregnancy – Home Remedies

As a person who went through a terrible morning sickness, I can sympathise with all the newly pregnant women who are struck with this not-so-fun side of the pregnancy.   In the first trimester – when all you want to do... (Continue reading)

Home remedies for scratchy throat when pregnant

Pregnant and congested, with a scratchy throat! Apparently, congestion is another pesky yet common side effect of pregnancy – though not the scratchy throat. I had both a couple of days ago, so used some recommended home remedies I thought... (Continue reading)

No papayas or pineapples when pregnant!

Did you know this Bloggermoms? I had not heard this at all in my first pregnancy, and tucked into papayas with relish, and luckily with no side effects. But in India they say that you should not eat papayas or... (Continue reading)

Babies with lots of hair?

Hey I heard two home remedies or tricks that pregnant women can do to make sure their babies have a lot of hair when they are born. Now I have no idea if they work or not. My friend says... (Continue reading)

Home Remedy for Upset Stomach for toddlers/kids

I wanted to add this to the list of Indian baby and toddler food recipes on the Bloggermoms site. Do you worry about what to feed your child when she has an upset stomach? This is a recipe used in... (Continue reading)

Maka powder ???

Hi everybody The other day I was wondering about in the Indian section of a Farmer’s market and I saw a powder called Maka powder. Apparently it helps with hair loss . Does anybody have any idea what this powder... (Continue reading)

A complete egg head

Ok, bloggermoms, you all probably know all about this. I have been putting one egg on my head (hair) – just crack it and mix the yolk and the whites and apply with a brush – for the last few... (Continue reading)

Anemia in vegetarian kids

One of my kids has anemia – and hates to eat any kind of beef or meat. I try to give egg, but when I looked at the list of vegetables, iron rich veggies have so much less iron than... (Continue reading)

Olive oil and nails

Have you guys tried soaking your nails in olive oil for five minutes or just massaging them with olive oil? I swear this is so good. It makes the nails shiny and strong. My kids were having brittle nails, and... (Continue reading)

“A banana a day keeps the doctor away!”

A banana really is a natural remedy for many ills. When you compare it to an apple, it has four times the protein, twice the carbohydrate, three times the phosphorus, five times the vitamin A and iron, and twice the... (Continue reading)

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Glowing Baby fair skin tips

I would write here some of the tips that my grandma told me for your baby to have a good skin 1.Mix Kasthoori Manjal( you will get that in any Indian store) with equal amount of milk.Massage in face or... (Continue reading)

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Honey and lime Juice Facial Mask

One of my coworker recommended this facial mask.I tried it at home.Though the mixture is sticky, it works.. 😉 Mix 8 ounces of honey and 1 tablespoon of lime juice.Massage the face with it for 15 minute.It will leave your... (Continue reading)

Ten minute facial

Try this is you are short of time – take some full fat or reduced fat yogurt, and a pinch or two of turmeric. Put on your face and let it stay for fifteen minutes. Then wash off or tissue... (Continue reading)

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