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Health benefits of Mulai Keerai/Amaranthus blitum



Fever and flu related diseases are prevented and cured, when purple amaranth is added with cumin seeds and add chilly to taste. Take the juice of the above ingredients with hot rice.

Add black gram with mulai keerai juice which is the best medicine for preventing water dysentery.

To reduce blood pressure, giddiness and gallbladder disease, dry the cumin seeds which are dipped in the mulai keerai juice and then grind the seeds. Intake this powder to reduce the occurrence of the above diseases.

Add mulai keerai in your child diet regularly for forty days to increase the height of your child.

The diseases related to piles and hemorrhoids are prevented when purple amaranth is taken with thuthik keerai and siruparrpu

Loss of appetite can be cured, if the amaranthus blitum is taken with pepper, cumin seeds, turmeric, garlic and small onions. Add the above ingredients and make the delicious dish to make stomach happy.

Ulcer is the common disease that are spread among people in a rapid way. The slender amaranth with toor dal reduces and prevents this disease.

Smooth Skin:

Make a paste of amaranthus blitum, cashews and turmeric. Apply the paste on your face to get shiny, pimple free and smooth skin.

Get Rid of Pimple


Every clove of garlic has antiviral, antioxidant, antiseptic and antifungal properties which makes it ideal for quick treatment of lesions. Garlic is rich in sulfur as well which speeds up the healing process of the pimples. You can cut the garlic clove into 2 pieces and rub it on the pimples for 5 minutes. Repeat several times a day.

Note: It is best to avoid touching the pimples and trying to pick at them because it is only going to increase the chance of scarring and will also lengthen the time required by the pimple to heal. Moreover, it can also make the pimples more red in color and swollen, so as poking will make the contaminated fluid spread in the skin.

Aloe vera a multipurpose skin treatment

aloe vera plant

Aloe vera is used in traditional medicine as a multipurpose skin treatment. In Ayurvedic medicine it is called kathalai, as are extracts from agave.

It is rich in antibacterial properties which make it very effective in treating acne, reducing redness, inflammation and itching. Aloe contains Saponins which kill acne causing bacteria. The acid unclogs pores, maintains the pH balance and eliminates zits. The astringent quality of aloe removes excess oil and prevents your skin from breaking out. Aloe also injects essential nutrients into the skin and helps in skin regeneration, thereby lightening acne scars and giving you glowing skin.

Not just acne, aloe can be used to get the makeup off your eyes without making it too dry. Plus you save your eyes from harsh chemicals too. All you have to do is, pour a few drops of aloe gel onto a cotton ball and wipe away.

Personal Beauty Regime

I.Maintaining your Body Health 

Eat healthy. Eat healthier foods like fish, fresh fruits, and vegetables. You can still eat other foods but lower the intake of fat, sugar, and calories. Some foods have empty calories. Avoid them as much as possible.
Consume healthy liquids. Make sure to take in plenty of cool water each day. Water flushes away the toxins and gives your skin that natural glow. Avoid drinking too many caffeinated drinks and minimize alcohol intake.
Get plenty of fresh air and do lots of regular exercise.Exercise regularly to maintain your own level of fitness. You should know when you feel your best (not too much and not too little exercise).
Get at least 8 hours of sleep each night.

II. Developing your personal beauty regime

Exfoliate your skin to waken it up and give you a healthy glow.Never wash your face with hot water. It makes it dry . Always use normal or cold water which energizes your skin and makes it more pink, giving it a blushing effect.

Moisturize your skin daily. Use moisturizer at night to keep it from trapping sweat and dirt that gather on your face during the day

Steam your face regularly.This is a very good method to reduce acne and any scars you have as the heat fights it back into your skin and almost kills it.

Use adequate sun protection. When outside, protect your skin with a sunscreen. make sure you apply the sun sunscreen at least 15 min before you step out into the sun.

III. Maintaining naturally beautiful attitude

Smile,Stand tall with great posture,Be confident,Wear clothes you feel good in, and that define your features

Benefits of Cucumber

Cucumber is a natural toner, has cooling properties and helps to improve a dull greasy complexion. It is used as an astringent to cleanse the skin. Grade or puree cucumber in a blender,sieve and extract the juice. Apply the juice all over your face and neck, leave it for 30 minutes and rinse well with cold water. It also helps in cleansing the pores.

If you are suffering from puffy eyes, place cucumber slice on closed eyes and relax for 15 minutes. It helps reduce water retention and puffiness of eyes.

Cucumber are known to contain lariciresinol, pinoresinol, and secoisolariciresinol. These three lignans have a strong history of research in connection with reduced risk of several cancer types, including breast cancer, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer and prostate cancer.

Cucumber is an excellent source of silica, which is known to help promotes joint health by strengthening the connective tissues. They are also rich in vitamin A, B1, B6, C & D, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, and Potassium. When mixed with carrot juice, they can relieve gout and arthritis pain by lowering the uric acid levels