Home Remedies from south India: Fertility and reproductive troubles

This is a continuation of the series which started with Hair Care. The other posts covered Eye care, Coughs, Digestive disorders, Head aches, and Skin Care among other topics. The information in this series is the knowledge of my grandmother, which I documented as part of a project on medicinal plants and home remedies.

1) Honey is used in strengthening of semen in men. If impotent men regularly take two teaspoons of honey before sleeping fertility is increased.

2) To strengthen the uterus, cinnamon powder in half a teaspoon of honey is mixed and applied on the gums frequently throughout the day.

3) Lime juice with salt alleviates menopause trouble.

4) Sombu kashaayam is given during false labour pains and to to strengthen the back.


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