Friday, 2 August 2013


Cramps are unpleasant, often painful sensations caused by muscle contraction or over shortening. Common causes of cramps may include muscle fatigue, vitamin and mineral deficiencies. It often occurs in leg. Some helpful home remedies for leg cramps are:
1.Calf stretches before bed.
2. Increasing Vitamin K because it helps calcium distribution.
3.Increasing potassium by eating a banana or having fresh coconut water, orange juice and other vegetables to relieve cramping.
4.Drink plenty of fluids to reduce the risk of cramps from dehydration.

Monday, 29 July 2013


Turmeric is an excellent source of both iron and manganese. It is also a good source of vitamin B6, dietary fiber and potassium.Tumeric (curcumin) has anti-inflammatory properties which reduces inflammation and reduce oxygen toxicity or damage caused by free radicals which are beneficial in preventing Alzheimer's Disease and Coronary Artery Disease.Turmeric lowered cholesterol levels and kept LDL "bad" cholesterol from building up in blood vessels.Turmeric is a natural antiseptic and helps in natural healing of wounds.Turmeric can be added in powder form to curries, stir fried dishes, smoothies, warm milk and in salad dressings.