Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Tips Oral hygine

1.Visit your Dentist for gingivitis (gums bleeding): Your dentist will clean your teeth thoroughly by removing deposits from the teeth (scaling). He may remove an advanced periodontitis tooth to prevent the spread of the disease to adjacent teeth. Rough surfaces of teeth or other dental irritants should be repaired.Good oral hygiene is essential after teeth cleaning. Use proper brushing and flossing techniques, bacteria fighting toothpaste and an antibacterial mouth rinse. You should visit your dentist every 6 months for professional tooth cleaning.
2.A healthy diet that is low in saturated fat and rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains is beneficial.
3.In conjunction with the physical removal of dental plaque, there are numerous remedies that are effective for gingivitis. Apply a powdered mixture of 500g of green guava peel, 10g each of phitkari (alum), 10g of black pepper (kali mirch) and 10g of black salt (sendha namak) on your teeth twice a day for a week.
4.Apply paste of dry ginger with a little salt to gums.
5.Use dry neem-leaf powder sprinkled on a tooth paste on your brush. It will stop tooth decay and gum disease.
6.Massage the gums with a mixture of pure mustard oil with a salt. This will cure pyorrhea.
7.Supplements for gingivitis (gums bleeding) Cure: a.People who are deficient in Vitamin C may be at increased risk for periodontal disease. Vitamin C supplements can improve the gum health of those people who have a low vitamin C intake (those who eat few fruits and vegetables). Vitamin C along with flavonoids (300 mg per day of each) have shown to improve gums health in people with gingivitis.b.A 0.1% solution of folic acid used as a mouth rinse can reduce gum inflammation and bleeding in people with gingivitis.c.Calcium supplementation by giving 500 mg of calcium twice per day for six months have been shown in a reduction of symptoms (bleeding gums and loose teeth), although further studies are needed to confirm this.

Tips Skin


Mix 2 teaspoon tomato juice and 4 tablespoon buttermilk. Apply. Wash after ½ hour.- At bedtime, cover sunburns with a towel soaked in 50/50 water and vinegar and try to persuade the victim to sleep this way.Put vinegar in a spray bottle and spray on sunburn. It soothes for quite a length of time

Face Glow Pack : Take 1tbsp of yoghurt, add a pinch of turmeric, few drop of honey, a few saffron strings and 2tsps of besan. Apply on your face, after 5 minutes rub in circular motion and wash off with cold milk.

Dull Skin:For soft and rosy complexion, grind a few fresh or dry rose petals with a dash of milk or fresh cream. Add a tsp of gram flour, a few saffron strings and 1tsp of rose water to it. Apply the mixture to your face and neck and wash off after 30 minutes.

FracklesGrate half a white radish, mix it with 2tsp each of lime juice and tomato juice and apply on the face. Let remain for 20 min. and then wash off.

Beauty Tips - Hair

For Shining or glowing hair:

Soak and grind a few whole green grams, lemon peels, a handful of curry leaves and a few rithas to a paste and apply to the hair before washing for about one hour.
Leftover rice water can be used for washing hair. It not only cleans the hair but also make the hair healthy and shiny.
Curly dry and rough :
The application of ripe avocado helps to keep the hair soft supple and manageable.?Massage a tablespoon of unsweetened gelatin and comb the hair straight. Leave on for 1 hour and rinse off. Do not shampoo the hair for a couple of hours. You could gelatin treatment every day as it will not harm the texture of the hair.
Pack: Take 1 egg, 1tbsp honey, 1/2tbsp olive oil and few drops of lemon juice