Nature’s Touch: Arabia’s Best Home Remedies
- Best traditional Arabic home remedies
- Strengthening the immunity without side effects
- Research indicates that a majority of Arabs use honey as the most common medicinal herb for healing purposes
To cut it short
The people of Arabia have developed a rich heritage of traditional medicines using herbs, spices and natural products. From terra-cotton cinnamon that helps fight cold to the raw resin that is burnt to obtain kohl, here are our top-five picks of traditional healing techniques:
Grown throughout the Middle East, the black seeds, commonly referred to as the ‘seed of blessings’ is not only a food for the Arabs, but also a valued traditional medicine. Consuming it early in the morning helps treat ailments as kidney stones, asthma and stomach aches. The magical seed is also believed to strengthen a mother’s immunity after childbirth.
Milk has been a favorite traditional remedy for years. And if it’s camel’s milk, it works even better! Whether you apply it as a nourishing agent on your face to smoothen your skin or consume it directly for a healthy mind and body, camel’s milk is the best kept beauty secret of the Arabian folk.
If you thought Labneh works best only with Zaatar (Thyme), think again. This delicious Arabian food item is the best remedy for getting rid of a tan. Apply it on your skin for 15 minutes and see how the fat properties of Labneh take over the sunburnt skin. A superb remedy just when you need a quick solution.
We are all aware about the multiple benefits of eating bananas. But did you know that the banana peel has magical properties too? Research indicates that the peel (especially the white of the peel) when rubbed on the teeth can add a quick sparkle to your smile. With a solution as easy as this, who wants to spend money on teeth whitening!
While it looks prickly from the outside, the inside is filled with goodness to help you rejuvenate your heat-damaged hair. It’s the same nutrients that allow cactus to thrive in the scorching heat that can also do wonders to your damaged hair making it feel lush and beautiful!