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AN EXCELLENT ACCUPRESSURE POINT FOR EAR PROBLEMS

SJ 21

 

SJ 21 is the 21st point of the San Jiao or triple burner meridian. It is one of the most powerful and excellent point for relieving ear problems. SJ 21 is also called as Erman or Eargate.

Location of this point

It is located in the infront of the ear, ear depression anterior to the tragus or supratragic notch in each ear as shown in the figure. (The triangular notch is present infront of the ear is called tragus, and the point SJ 21 is present at the top of this tragus.)

Pressing this point will provide cure for  

  • hearing problems
  • ear sores
  • pus discharge from the ear
  • swelling of ears
  • toothache
  • stiffness of the lips
  • headache
  • jaw lock
  • neck pain, etc.

Directions for use

Press this point for 2 to 3 minutes, daily morning and evening to get rid off the above mentioned problems.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF LOTUS SEEDS (FOX NUT)


Lotus seeds are delicious edible seeds obtained from the lotus plant. It has lots of medicinal and nutritional values. It is popularly known as kamal gatta in Hindi, padma beeja in Sanskrit, thamarai vithai in Tamil and tavara vithulu in Telugu.

Lotus plant is a herbaceous, perennial, aquatic plant which belongs to the family of Nelumbonaceae. Botanical name of this plant is Nelumbo Nuclfera. This plant is native to India and is found all over the world. Roots and stem grows under the water, the leaves and flowers float on the water. This plant blooms in summer season, the flowers are white and pink in color and sweet scented.

The seeds are black in color and are contained in a hard outer shell, are present inside the central part of the flower. These seeds have sweet taste and have chewy texture like that of almonds. The dried seeds tastes like chickpeas when baked.

Aminoacids in lotus seeds
Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Leucine and Lysine

Nutrients in lotus seeds
Lotus seeds are storehouse of nutrients. They are low in saturated fats and rich in nutrients such as potassium, folates, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, manganese, magnesium, zinc, Calcium, selenium, copper, phosphorus, protein, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, vitamin A and vitamin C.

Properties of lotus seeds
Some research studies reveals that alkaloids present in these seeds, liensiline, neterine and isoliensiline posses sedative, antispasmodic, antihypertensive and are beneficial for heart.
  • The seeds are praised as vrishe, which means aphrodislac that boosts libido.
  • It contains anti-aging enzymes. 
  • The natural flavonoid, kaemferol prevents inflammation. 
  • It acts as a body coolant.
  • It improves male fertility and erectile dysfunction due to diabetes. 
  • It strengthens the uterus, prevents habitual abortion, promote weight loss, as they fills the stomach.
  • It suppresses the appetite, controls diarrhea, combat kidney diseases.
  • It is good in reducing high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
  • It helps achieving low glycemic index which makes it good for diabetes.
  • The baked and roasted seeds can make healthy snacks. 

Lotus seeds inside the central part of the flower

Lotus seeds


MIRACULOUS HERB FOR REMOVING KIDNEY STONES

Kalanchoe pinnata

Kalanchoe pinnata is a tropical succulent flowering plant belongs to the family of Crassulaceae. It is an ornamental plant growing in the home gardens, parks, etc. It is a fast growing, drought tolerant plant which is easy to propagate, needs low water variety with beautiful flowers and has a lot of medicinal properties. 

It grows up to 3 to 6 feet tall in all climates. This plant has erect, thick & succulent stems that bears large, fleshy leaves. The oval leaflets are rounded with toothed edges. The attractive drooping blooms are borne on large panicles. These beautiful flowers are purple or yellowish white tinged calyxes and reddish corollas.

Vernacular names of this plant are Ranakalli in Tamil, Donkey ears, Air plant, Mixican leaf in English, Patharchattam in Hindi, Ranapala in Telugu, Elachedi in Malayalam, Kaadubasale in Kannada and Parnbeej in Sanskrit.

Chemical constutients present in this plant: Alpha and Beta amyrin, Beta sitosterol, N-alkane, wax hydrocarbons, wax alcohol, maleic acid, citric acid, quecrtin, kaemperol, fumaric acid, bryophyllum and phenolic compounds.

In Ayurvedic system of medicines, this leaves are used for removing kidney stones, curing insect bites, sprains, eczema, carbuncles, hemorrhages, relieve pain, boils, gout, cough, epilepsy, jaundice, asthma, hypertension, bleeding disorders, dysentery, inflammation, infections, prevent cancer, for promoting excretion of urine, destroys bacteria, improves immunity, etc.

For headache
Leaves can be rubbed or tied on the head for relieving from headache.

For kidney stones
Take 2 to 3 fresh leaves, with 3 black peppers on empty stomach in the morning, continuously for 3 days will give miraculous and permanent relief for kidney stones.

For earache
Juice of the leaves is used for curing earache. Put 2 drops of this fresh leaf juice on each each ear for 3 days will cure ear ache.

(We can get this plant in nurseries.)