Beauty Benefits of Sandalwood: Cure for Body Odor, Acne, Boils, Acne Marks & Oily Skin

Sandalwood paste has amazing skin benefits. It keeps the skin free from boils, oiliness, acne, acne marks and is a wonderful remedy for body odor. Working out, heat, physical activity, etc causes sweating and when…

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Thalai Vali Marunthu | Vaithiyam in Tamil: Black Pepper Inhaler For Headache

This homemade inhaler made with black peppercorns is very effective in treating heavy head | headache (thalai vali in Tamil). The list of diseases that we use black pepper as a home remedy is quite…

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How to Use Garlic to Relieve Chest Congestion in Babies

  When my son was just few months old, he suffered from chest congestion and it was really hard to make him sleep in the night. He will be crying throughout the night and he…

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Sweet Flag (Vasambu) Medicinal Use : Best Lice Treatment at Home

Sweet flag/ Vasambu is one herb that is used extensively in home remedies here in Tamil Nadu. Any home remedy made with vasambu as a base is very very effective. Vasambu is called “Sweet flag”…

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Chuna/ Slaked Lime/ Sunnambu Medicinal Uses: Cure For Throat Infection!

This is a home remedy that my mom used to use regularly. When she was younger she used to regularly get this infection in the throat, which was not painful but made talking very difficult.…

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5 Top Ginger Benefits For Men

Ginger is an amazing spice with wonderful health benefits for men. It is well known for treating a wide variety of problems like indigestion, nausea, inflammation, asthma, headache, cold and cough. It is also useful…

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Cumin & Palm Candy (Panakarkandu): Cure For Throat Pain

This home remedy for throat pain made with freshly ground cumin/ jeera and palm candy, commonly called” Panakarkandu”in Tamil is a very effective Indian home remedy for throat ulcer. When we get throat ulcers, it…

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DIY Sandalwood (Chandan) Face Mask / Pack For Acne & Acne Scars

Sandalwood mask is amazingly effective in treating acne and acne scars. Acne is a skin disease that involves oil glands. I read that nearly 70% to 90% of the teenagers all over the world, are…

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How to Treat Scabies Rash with Homemade Antiseptic Lotion

Scabies occur commonly all over the world and it affects both adults and children. The worst thing a person experiences, when a person gets scabies is the constant itching, which even prevents them from getting…

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How to Treat Scabies Rash With Homemade Antiseptic Wash

Scabies is a contagious skin infection caused by a mite. We call it “Sirangu” in Tamil. This is mostly a water related disease and it mostly spreads through direct skin to skin contact. The worst…

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Oak Gall | Masikai Medicinal Use: Home Remedy For Mouth Ulcers (Vai Pun)

Oak Gall are called “Masikai” in Tamil. This is another common ingredient that we use extensively for our home remedies. Actually these oak galls are formed by insects. One can easily identify oak gall by…

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5 Worst Side Effects Of Applying Turmeric On Face

We use turmeric extensively for skin care. It has wonderful skin care benefits due to it’s powerful antibacterial properties. We use it in the form of face packs, bath powders, turmeric face oil and scrubs but…

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