One teaspoon of Cumin seeds should be boiled in a glass of water and the infusion should be mixed with one teaspoon of fresh Coriander leaf juice and a pinch of salt. This preparation should be taken twice daily after meals as a medicine.

Half a teaspoon of powdered Cumin seeds, mixed in a teaspoon of Tamarind pulp and honey is also a valuable remedy for morning sickness, jaundice, nausea, vomiting and bilious giddiness. This should be licked before breakfast. Chewing few seeds half an hour before food, increases hunger and helps in digestion. Chewing the Cumin seeds after food prevents dental caries, indigestion, fermentation of food in the intestine and constipation.

Tender Curry leaves are good for diarrhoea, dysentery and piles. They should be taken, mixed with honey.


Half a teaspoon of Fenugreek seeds should be taken with water three times daily. According to Dr. Krishna C Srivastava at Odense University in Denmark, this remedy produces quick and marked relief usually after the second dose.

Boil ½ cup of brown Rice in 4 cups of water for 15 mts. Strain and sip. Should get relief in a couple of hours.

Dry plenty of Plantain leaves. Pour a cup boiling water over 4 tbsp. dried Plantain leaves. Cover and steep 20 mts. Strain and sweeten. Drink in ½ cup doses every 2 hours until relief is obtained.

To stop nausea, place 50g. Rice grains in 2 cups of water. Leave to soak for 2 hours. Remove the grains and drink the water. repeat till the nausea is stopped.

Boil a Cardamom and some Ginger pieces in water and cool. Take it in doses of an ounce thrice a day to drive away nausea and vomiting.

To cure bacteria induced diarrhea, crush four Garlic cloves and boil in 3 cups of water for half an hour. Cool and take. Repeat thrice a day.

Take 1 or 2 tablespoons of cold, unsweetened milk in a cup. Take the juice of half a Lemon in a cup. Quickly pour the milk into the cup containing the Lemon juice and gulp it down before it curdles. The loose motions will stop WITHIN MINUTES. If full comfort is not achieved and only an increase in the time interval between two motions is noticed, it can be repeated after 15 mts. to half an hour without any problem.