Grandma Cooking Essentials

To remove bad breath chew Eliachi (green cardamom)/ Sanuf (fennel)/Laung (Cloves) so as to removes strong odors.
An apple even cures Constipation
Sucking a piece of Laung (clove) after meal helps in reducing acidity problem.
Soak seven almonds in water overnight. Remove the skin and boil it with a glass of milk and sugar. Repeat this for 20-25 days. It helps in enhancing memory. Even chewing 7 almonds daily also helps.
One or two drops of Eucalyptus oil in hanky works as a good inhaler during running nose.
A few drops of Eucalyptus oil if added to hot water, its steam provides relief during cold.

A mixture of ginger juice & honey (warmed) ,if taken before going to bed brings great relief to sever cough.
A mixture of carom seeds (Ajwain) ,a pinch of black salt & a few drops of lemon taken with Luke warm water , provides relief to stomach ache. (Don't Chew, swallow this mixture)
A flake of garlic swallowed with water taken empty stomach daily in the morning can be helpful in solving many stomach & gastric problems.
A 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder in a cup of hot milk can bring relief in cuts, wounds, cold & Coughs.
Biting a clove provides relief in toothache.
Keep a piece of mulathi in the mouth, for relief from persistent cough. When it eventually softens, chew it.
Take a teaspoon of table salt and mix with a glass of hot water. Gargling 3 - 4 times a day is helpful in giving relief to throat irritation.
Roast Carom seeds (Ajwain) and make powder. Apply this on your Gums, if  having gum problem, it will help.
Eat Carom seeds (Ajwain) then drink luke-warm water. This provides relief to cough