Aug 9, 2011

pregnancy skin care

Following are tips for pregnant women stated in ayurveda:
• Pregnant women must drink a lot of milk and coconut water.
• Ghee extracted from cow milk taken regularly is good forpregnant women.
• The coconut water or milk consumed is beneficial if taken with mixed sugar, turmeric and saffron.
• White flesh of coconut is healthy for the mother and the fetus.
• For pregnant women gruel of rice with milk, ghee and sugar is good and nutritious
 Ayurvedic Herbs in Morning Sickness Treatment

Ginger (Zingiber officinale): This is considered the best remedy for
morning sickness. Just chew a fresh ginger flake every morning or when you have nausea feeling. You can add few drops of ginger juice in your morning tea. You can also opt for ginger
Boppy Prenatal Total candy, ginger tablets if you find fresh ginger to be too extreme to digest. Ginger candy is sweeter than the other forms.
Lemon (Citrus limon): Another effective remedy for morning sickness is lemon. Lemon has a pleasant odour. Just the smell of a fresh lemon can prove to be very helpful in the treatment of morning sickness. Sniffing the peel of a lemon is enough to stop the morning sickness. It is also very refreshing. Hence pregnant ladies can take plenty of fresh lemon juice squeezed into a glass of water. You can add sugar or salt as per your choice.

Mint: Mints are very effective in controlling morning sickness. Mints in the form of horsemint, peppermint, spearmint are all very helpful. Drink mint tea if you have the feeling of nausea. Another way of treating morning sickness is to chew on mint sticks like peppermint sticks. Or else you can also use a humidifier to emit mint aroma into the air to relieve your morning sickness. Mint has an aroma that can stimulate the brain and your body to alleviate the feeling of nausea and vomiting as well.
Vitamin B Diet: One of the main cause of morning sickness in pregnant women is deficiency in vitamin B intake. To increase the intake of vitamin B, you should have a regular diet of salads, wheat, bananas, vegetables, sea food, chicken, etc.

Bael juice: If the woman has persistent morning sickness problems, another effective remedy is to add few spoons of bael juice in some cooked rice and this must be taken twice or thrice a day. This is another effective home remedy.
Other Effective Remedies for Morning Sickness

Do not remain hungry when you are pregnant. Keep eating small meals throughout the day. The typical hunger pangs and the growling feelings of the stomach must be avoided.
Avoid spicy foods. They cause morning sickness and also increase the heat of the body, which can dangerous to the very life of the fetus.
Practice yoga, meditation or deep breathing in fresh air without exerting much.
Do not stay in a suffocated room, allow fresh air enter through doors and window.
Keep your room fresh and clean. Use some good room freshener like lavender, mint that sooths your nerves and make you feel comfortable.

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