Dr. Kamlesh Verma

Loss of Appetite

Los of Appetite. ** Tamarind, cinnamon, cloves Add sugar, a little pepper, cinnamon and cloves to tamarind pulp that has been softened in water. Drink this on a regular basis until the condition improves. ****** Garlic and lemon Boil 3 to 4 garlic cloves in a cup of water. Strain the solution and squeeze the juice from half a lemon into it. Drink this twice daily until you see improvemen ***** Cardamom Cardamom, or choti elaichi, works as a warming digestive tonic. It is good for relieving indigestion, flatulence and acidity, and improving appetite by stimulating the secretion of digestive juices. To derive its benefits, simply add ground cardamom seeds or cardamom pods to your regular tea. ****** Jaggery powder and black pepper Combine one tablespoon of jaggery powder and one-half teaspoon of ground black pepper. Consume it on a regular basis for a few days. (Do not use this black pepper remedy if you have stomach ulcers or have had abdominal surgery.) ****** Alfalfa tea Drink alfalfa tea, prepared by steeping one teaspoon of dried alfalfa leaves in a cup of hot water for 10 to 15 minutes. You can also include alfalfa seeds and sprouts in your meals. Alternatively, you can take one to two ml of alfalfa tincture (about one-quarter teaspoon or so), three times daily. Continue until you see improvement. Do not consume large doses of this herb, though. It is best to consult your doctor before using this herb as a remedy because it is not suitable for those suffering from autoimmune disease, gout, and certain other conditions. Coriander juice Extract the juice from coriander leaves. Drink one to two tablespoons of the juice daily till the appetite increases. You can also add a little lemon juice and a pinch of salt to it.

***** Ginger tea Make ginger tea by chopping an inch of dried ginger into small pieces and boiling them in two cups of water. Mix in some milk and sugar to suit your taste. You can drink this a few times a da ***** Indian gooseberry juice, lemon and honey Mix two teaspoons each of Indian gooseberry juice, lemon juice and honey in a cup of water. Drink it daily in the morning on an empty stomach, at least for three to four months. If using Indian gooseberry powder, put one tablespoon in a cup of water and let it sit overnight. In the morning, add two teaspoons of lemon juice and a dash of ground black pepper to it. Drink it regularly on an empty stomach for a few months. You can also take this tangy and refreshing fruit in the form of pickle. ****** Kamlesh Verma: Dandelion root tea Prepare dandelion root tea by boiling powdered dandelion root in a cup of water for about five minutes. You can also add a cinnamon stick. Strain the tea. You may sweeten it with honey if you like before drinking it ****** Ginger and rock salt Take one-quarter to one-half teaspoon of finely chopped ginger and add a pinch of rock salt (also known as sendha namak) to it. Consume it half an hour prior to meals every day for eight to 10 days ****** Carom Seeds You can simply chew one-half teaspoon of carom seeds half an hour before meals. Alternatively, put three tablespoons of carom seeds in some lemon juice. Keep it in a dry, dark place until the mixture dries completely. Then, mix it with a little black salt. Take one teaspoon of this mixture along with warm water, twice daily for a few days.