Since medicine has always been taking big leaps,natural home remedies is not the common talk of the 20th century.Home remedies are the age old practise that have been passed on through generations.Basic stuff like fruits, vegetables, grains etc posses medicinal virtues in them.As we are using natural ingredients it does not cause any kind of side effect which is kind of common in the modern drugs.The natural ingredient I'm show casing here is Garlic.As a teenager myself I hate garlic,as it even gives a foul smell to your breath but garlic is a great remedy for common ailments and I have listed down various uses of garlic in this instructable. Hope it comes of great use.
Step 1: REMEDY FOR BACKACHE
*Any kind of oil which are used as rubefacients.(mustard oil,coconut oil,sesame oil)
The oil is prepared by frying ten cloves of garlic in 60ml of oil in a frying pan.Here I've used coconut oil.they have to be fried on a slow flame till they are brown.After the oil has cooled, it should be applied vigorously on the back and has to remain there for about three hours.After that the person may take a warm water bath.This can be continued for at-least 10-15 days for best results.
Step 2: REMEDY FOR COMMON COLD
About 4-5 cloves of garlic should be chopped and boiled in a cup of water.You can add salt for taste.The medicinal properties of the garlic in the soup flushes down all the toxins in the body.Thus reducing the severity of your cold.this should be taken once everyday.
Step 3: REMEDY FOR EARACHE
Three cloves of garlic should be warmed up and then mashed with a pinch of salt.This mix should be wrapped in woollen cloth and placed on the painful ear.
Remedy 2- For best results you can use garlic oil.If it is not available, take 3 cloves of peeled garlic and heat it in a table spoon of any sweet oil except groundnut oil.Heat it until the garlic has charred and the oil has turned brown.Then this oil has to cooled and filtered and a few drops of the oil has to be put into the affected ear.This will give instant relief.
Step 4: REMEDY FOR TOOTHACHE
A clove of garlic with a little rock salt should be placed on the affected tooth.It will relieve the pain.And for further results you must chew a garlic every morning, this will keep your teeth healthy and strong.