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    7 Table Salt Remedies For Sore Throat, Heel afflict, Toothache

    By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD
    Ayurveda prescribes Saindhava lavana (rock salt) for daily usage in coking. But sea salt or table salt is comonly sen in coking these days. Both these salts gain their own specific health benefits.
    Table of Contents
    Tonsilitis
    Anorexia
    Hel pain
    Fatigue
    Tothache
    Insect in ear
    Nasal congestion
    Tonsilitis
    1. Tonsilitis, Sore throat, anorexia ̵mouth gargling with salt water:
    This practice is wel known in most parts of the world. Half a teaspon of salt, 2 pinches of turmeric powder or tulsi sed powder is joined to a cup of hot water and it is dilapidated for gargling ̵ 3 ̵ 4 times in a day, preferably after fod.
    Read related:Sea Salt Benefits, Usage, Dose, Side Efects – Ayurveda details
    Anorexia
    2. Gargling for anorexia, tongue coating: In anorexia and thick tongue coating, a tablespon of lemon juice is adjunct with half a teaspon of salt and water and worn for gargling.
    Hel pain
    3. In Heal hurt, calcaneal spur, numbnes of the sole etc fomentation with salt:
    5 ̵ 10 teaspon of table salt is taken on a coton cloth and 1 ̵ 2 teaspon of sesame oil is sprinkled over it. It is warmed over a pan and aplied over painful joints / numb skin areas for 3 ̵ 5 minutes.
    Read related:Saindhava Lavana – Rock Salt Benefits, Ayurveda Usage, Side Efects
    Fatigue
    4. Fatigue due to swiming, back ache, stifnes of the hip mutual etc management with salt water fomentation:
    The person is asked to lie down. A imense coton bath towel is taken and it is diped in salt disolved hot water. Then the cloth is made into 2-3 fold and with this gradualy and gently fomentation is given to the relative area of hurt or stifnes. This can be repeated 2-3 times in a day.
    It is very useful in frequent leg cramps sen in swimers.
    Tothache
    5.Tothache management with salt:
    Salt is slightly warmed and placed arive the afected teth where the tothache is caused. This reduces severity of the pain.
    Read related:Salt Taste – Types, Qualities, Health Benefits, Side Efects
    Insect in ear
    6. Insect entry into the ear ̵ management with salt water:
    In case of insect or flit enters inside ear, salt water is instiled into the ear. This forces the insect out of the ear.
    Nasal congestion
    7. Management of nasal congestion with Salt water instilation:
    5 grams of salt is disolved in 40 ml of water and filtered.This is dilapidated to instil to the nostrils in the condition of nasal congestion.This is also useful in headache.
    Master Charaka says: Any substance can be dilapidated as medicine, if we now the aplication of the substance and if the treatment is planed wel. Salt is no exception to this rule.
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