Sunday, 4 December 2011
Home remedies using curd—>>>
* Dandruff is a known cause of hair loss. Applying sour curd as a pack to scalp and hair , once in a week prevents formation of dandruff.
* Mix moong dal (green gram) powder with curd and massage it to scalp and brush it on hair. Wash it off after 1 hour. This helps to prevent hair loss and dandruff. It also helps to increase hair growth.
* Dry orange peel in summer and powder it. Mix this powder with little curds massage it on face and neck. This acts as an excellent cleanser and cleanses clogged pores thus preventing acne and pimples.
* Curds when mixed with sugar acts as an excellent body coolant and instant energizer. It also quenches thirst.
* A mixture of besan (gram flour) is an excellent pack to rejuvenate facial skin and body skin.
* Lactose in milk is converted by Yogurt’s bacteria into lactic acid which helps digest lactose or dairy products.
* The lactic acid of yoghurt is a perfect medium to maximize calcium absorption.
* As a curative in intestinal disorder
* Since curd is more easily digested than milk,(depends on individual’s digestive fire) it is given during stomach and intestinal disorders. The lactic acid bacteria present in the curd acts as a scavenger and creates a healthy environment in the intestine.
* Your bowel’s best friend
* Curd flushes out the toxic matter, which overloads the bowels.
* If one does not consume curd, the individual may suffer not only from intestinal disorders, but also many bowel disorders especially diarrhoea and gastroenteritis because curd cures all the above disorders.
* Good for treating ulcers
Calcium is very essential for the healing of ulcers. Since the absorption of calcium is double with the curd consumption as compared to the milk, is gives much relief from the pain and discomfort due to ulcers. Therefore, curd has anti-ulcer property and it is an excellent remedy when even there is a stomach irritation. In an hour only 32 per cent of the raw milk is digested as against 91 per cent of the curd. The lactic acid content in the curd helps in the assimilation of calcium and phosphorus. Moreover, some individuals may show intolerance to milk called “lactose intolerance”, but they show tolerance to curd.
* For mental health
Curd cures migraine and the biotin, a vitamin present in the curd is very important for mental health.
* As a cosmetic
When applied to the face, it cures acne. Curd is also applied as a face pack to prevent wrinkles. Down the ages, women have used the curd to soften their skin. The recent breakthrough in skin care is the discovery of AHA’S – Alpha Hydroxy Acids by an American dermatologist. AHA’S are fruit acids derived from milk and the fruits. One of the AHA’S is the lactic acid found in the curd. Hence curd can make a very good base ingredient for face packs to keep the wrinkles at bay.
* Curd is a good hair conditioner.
It provides good nourishment to hair and add a healthier look to the hair. Research indicates that the lactic acid bacteria present in the curd manufactures some anti-grey hair vitamins and also produces the vitamins which helps to stimulate the hair growth.