Top 10 Home Medicines You Should Know…!

Top 10 Home Medicines

Top 10 Home Medicines:
There are lot of medicines found in our home all the time. Here we are going to have a look on what are the medicines available in our home without our knowledge.

1. Ginger:
Ginger scientific name is Zingiber officinale. It have a important role in our day to day life. The chemical compounds present in ginger are terpenes and oleoresinl. The medicinal properties of ginger are:
  • Act as a good antiseptic.
  • Fight against Cold and Flu
  • Prevention of Blood clot reduce the risk of Cardiovascular diseases.
  • Cures sore throat, Indigestion etc…

Dried ginger also have this medicinal qualities.
Can be used as Ginger tea.

2. Turmeric:
Turmeric scientific name is Curcuma longa. The chemical compound present is  curcumin. The medicinal properties of Turmeric are:
  • Act as a good antiseptic and antibacterial agent.
  • Smoke vapours of Turmeric to cure running nose.
  • Having anti inflammatory property.
  • Prevent cancer.
  • Prevent skin from infections.

3. Pepper:
Pepper scientific name is Piper nigrum. The chemical compound present is piperine. The medicinal properties of Pepper are:
  • Cures Loss of appetite.
  • Good for Cold and Cough.
  • Relieves pain and aches.
  • Cure jaundice, anemia etc...

4. Purple Fruited Pea Eggplant (Thuthuvalai):
Thuthuvalai scientic name is Solanum trilobatum. The chemical substance present is Solasonine. The medicinal properties of Thuthuvalai are:
  • Good for Asthma, Cold, Cough and Flu.
  • Prevent throat infections.
  • Increases blood level in our body.
  • We can take daily intake as Thuthuvalai Candy.

5. Basil Leaf:
Basil scientific name is Ocimum basilicum. The medicina properties of Basil leaf are:
  • Rich in Vitamins and Minerals.
  • Good Antimicrobial property.
  • Remedy for antibacterial, antifungal, antispasmodic, carminative, diaphoretic, digestive, emmenagogue etc...
  • Cures sore throat.
  • Can eat raw leaves to cure Cold and Cough.

6. Fenugreek:
Fenugreek scientific name is Trigonella foenum-graecum. The chemical compound present is Trigonelline. The medicinal preoperties of Fenugreek are:
  • Reduces Body heat.
  • Antimicrobial activity.
  • Prevent Breast cancer.
  • Cure mucus related disorders.
  • Used in the treatment of Asthma, Sinus etc...
  • Can soak in water and drink to reduce body heat.

7. Garlic:
Garlic scientific name is Allium sativum. The chemical compounds present are Diallyl Sulphate, Alliin, Ajoene and Allicin. The medicinal properties of the Garlic are:
  • Reduce blood cholesterol and reduce fat deposition in body.
  • Anti-bacterial and anti-virus property.
  • Reduce Blood Pressure.
  • Anti inflammatory property.
  • Can have as boiled Garlic or fried Garlic.

8. Neem:
Neem scientific name is Azadirachta indica. The chemical compound presents are Nimbidin and Nimbin. The medicinal properties of Neem are:
  • Improves Immunity.
  • Cures heat-rash, boils, wounds, jaundice, leprosy, skin disorders, stomach ulcers, chicken pox, etc…
  • Can eat as raw tender leaves. It can improve our Immunity.

9. Clove:
Clove scientific name is Syzygium aromaticum. The chemical compound presents are Acetyl Eugenol, Beta-Caryophyllene, vanillin and Crategolic Acid. The medicinal properties of Clove are:
  • Good for curing teeth related problems mainly toothache.
  • Clove oil drops relieve ear pain.
  • Act as respiratory aid.
  • Keep clove in toothacre area for sometime relieves pain.

10. Cumin Seeds (Jeera):
Cumin scientific name is Cuminum cyminum. The chemical compound found is Pigenin and Luteolin.   The medicinal properties of Clove are:
  • Reduce body heat.
  • Act us  Anticancer, Hypoglycemic, Antiepileptic, Ophthalmic, Antiosteoporotic, Ophthalmic, Antibacterial, and Larvicidal effects.

Can have as Jeera Lassy and Drink by soaking in water to cool our body.

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