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|Principles & Practice Of Nature Cure..1 Search..............||healthlibrary.....Nature cure is a constructive method of treatment which aims at removing the basic cause of disease through the rational use of the elements freely available in nature. It is not only a system of healing, but also a way of life.|
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|Fasting..2||Fasting - The Master Remedy:|
|The fast also exerts a normalising, stablising and rejuvenating effect on all the vital physiological, nervous and mental functions.|
|Duration. Methods. Breaking of Fast.|
|It equalises circulation, boosts muscular tone and aids digestion and nutrition.|
|Numerous therapeutic baths are used as a major healing agent. Precautions.|
|Earth..4||Curative Powers Of Earth:|
|Mud applications also form a vital part of natural beauty treatment.|
MUD PACKS. MUD BATH.
|Exercise..5||Exercise In Health And Disease:|
|Systemic exercise promotes physical strength and mental vigour and strengthens will power and self control leading to harmonious development of the whole system.|
|Exercise promotes longevity. Methods of Exercise. Precautions.|
|Massage..6||Therapeutic Value Of Massage:|
|It tones up the nervous system, influences respiration and quickens the elimination of poisons and waste material from the body.|
|Various movements. Therapeutic Uses.|
|Herein are described certain yogic kriyas, asanas and pranayama which have specific therapeutic values and are highly beneficial in the maintenance of health and the healing of diseases.|
|Colours..8||Healing Power Of Colours:|
|Chromotherapy is a method of treatment of diseases by colour. The action and effect of various colours on the body and their healing qualities.|
|Methods of Treatment.|
|Sleep..9||Sleep - Restorative Of Tired Body And Mind:|
|Sleep is thus a vital element in a total way of life. It is a basic need in man’s mental as well as physical life.|
|Sleep versus rest. Theories of sleep. Duration. Sleeping positions.|
|Ayurveda...........||Ayurveda which means "science of life",|
the traditional healing system of India, which originated over 5000 years
ago. As eastern philosophies
are becoming more recognized in the West, so to Ayurveda is gaining
popularity as an alternative and complimentary health system.
The sanskrit term 'Ayurveda' is composed of two words- Ayus + Veda. Ayus means life and Veda means knowledge. So the literal meaning of Ayurveda is science of life.
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|Acne . Alcoholism . Allergies . Anaemia . Appendicitis . Arterriosclerosis . Arthritis . Asthma . Backache . Bronchitis . Cancer . Cataract . Cholera . Cirrhosis - Liver . . Colitis . Common Cold . Conjunctivitis . Constipation . Cystitis . Dandruff . Defective Vision . Depression . Dermatitis . Diabetes . Diarrhoea . Dysentery . Eczema . Epilepsy . Falling Of Hair . Fatigue . Gall-Bladder Disorders . Gastritis . Glaucoma . Gout . Halitosis . Headaches & Migraine . Heart Disease . Hiatus Hernia . High Blood Cholesterol . High Blood Pressure . Hydrocele . Hypoglycemia . Indigestion . Influenza . Insomnia . Intestinal Worms . Jaundice . Kidney Stones . Leucoderma . Malaria . Measles . Mumps . Nepthritis . Neuritis . Obesity . Peptic Ulcer . Piles . Pleurisy . Pneumonia . Premature Greying Of Hair . Prostate Disorders . Psoriasis . Pyorrhoea . Rheumatism . SARS . Sexual Impotence . Sinusitis . Sore Throat . Stress . Thinness . Tonsillitis . Tuberculosis . Varicose Veins . Venereal Diseases . Whooping Cough|
|22||Acne..22||All skin diseases, including acne, are the outcome of malfunctioning of the body as a whole.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Acne : Grapes, pear, plum, tomato, cucumber, carrot, potato and spinach.|
|23||Alcoholism.23||It is a chronic disorder, in which a person is unable to refrain from frequent and excess consumption of alcohol for physical or psychological reasons.|
|24||Allergies..24||An ‘allergy’ can be described as sensitiveness of the body to a substance which does not normally affect other persons.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Allergies : Apricot, grapes, carrot, beet and spinach.|
|25||Anaemia..25||It denotes a shortage of rich red blood cells and colouring matter and usually results from consumption of refined foods.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Anaemia : Apricot, prune, strawberry, red grape, beet, celery, carrot and spinach.|
|26||Appendicitis..26||It refers to an inflammation of the vermiform appendix.|
|27||Arterriosclerosis.27||It refers to a thickening of the walls of the arteries due to the presence of calcium or lime.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Arteriosclerosis : Grapefruit, pineapple, lemon, celery, carrot, lettuce, and spinach.|
|28||Arthritis.28||The word ‘arthritis’ means ‘inflammation of joints’. Oesteroarthritis. Rheumatoid Arthritis. Treatment.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Arthritis : Sour cherry, pineapple, sour apple, lemon, grapefruit, cucumber, beet, carrot, lettuce and spinach.|
|29||Asthma..29||The asthma patient gets frequent attacks of breathlessness in between which he is completely normal.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Asthma : Apricot, lemon, pineapple, peach, carrot, radish and celery.|
|30||Backache..30||Backache, is widely prevalent these days due to sedentary living habits and hazardous work patterns.|
|31||Bronchitis..31||Bronchitis refers to an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the bronchi and bronchial tube within the chest.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Bronchitis : Apricot, lemon, pineapple, peach, tomato, carrot, onion and spinach.|
|32||Cancer..32||It refers to all malignant tumours caused by the abnormal growth of a body cell or a group of cells.|
|33||Cataract..33||The crystalline lens becomes opaque, hence seriously hampering the entrance of light into the eye.|
|96||Cholera..96||The disease strikes suddenly and fills the intestinal canal with bacilli which die rapidly and leave the person quickly.|
|34||Cirrhosis-Liver.34||Cirrhosis of the liver refers to all forms of liver disease characterised by a significant loss of cells.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Liver ailments : Lemon, papaya, grapes, carrot, tomato, beet and cucumber.|
|35||Colitis..35||Chronic ulcerative colitis is a severe prolonged inflammation of the colon or large bowel in which ulcers form on the walls of the colon, resulting in the passing of blood stools with pus and mucus.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Colitis : Apple, apricot, pear, peach, pineapple, papaya, carrot, beet, cucumber and spinach.|
|36||Common Cold..36||The common cold is an inflammation of the upper respiratory tract and is caused by infection with virus.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Colds : Lemon, orange, grapefruit, pineapple, carrot, onion, celery and spinach.|
|37||Conjunctivitis..37||It is also known as " sore eyes ".|
|38||Constipation..38||The bowels do not move regularly, or are not completely emptied when they move.|
|Constipation is the chief cause of many diseases as such a condition produces toxins which find their way into the blood stream and are carried to all parts of the body.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Constipation : Apple, pear, grapes, lemon, carrot, beet, spinach and watercress.|
|108||Cystitis..108||The term ‘Cystitis’ refers to ‘inflammation of the bladder’.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Bladder Ailments : Apple, apricot, lemon, cucumber, carrot, celery, parsley and watercress.|
|39||Dandruff...39||These scales are formed from the horny layer of the skin.|
|40||Defective Vision..40||The main reasons for eye defects are reading in bad light (either too dim or excessively bright ), excessive reading, reading in moving trains, buses or cars, watching too much television, seeing too many films, and eating artificial food.|
|41||Depression..41||This may vary from feelings of slight sadness to utter misery and dejection.|
|97||Dermatitis..97||Dermatitis refers to an inflammation of the skin, both external and internal.|
|42||Diabetes..42||Diabetes mellitus is a nutritional disorders, characterized by an abnormally elevated level of blood glucose and by the excretion of the excess glucose in the urine.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Diabetes : Citrus fruits, carrot, celery, lettuce and spinach.|
|43||Diarrhoea..43||As a rough guide it can be said that three or four loose or watery stools a day can be considered as diarrhoea.|
|.||Raw Juice Therapy 20: Diarrhoea : Papaya, lemon, pineapple, carrot and celery.|
|44||Dysentery..44||It is characterised by inflammation and ulceration of the bowel, a colic pain in the region of the abdomen and passing of liquid or semi-formed stones with mucus and blood.|
|45||Eczema..45||It refers to an inflammation of the skin which results in the formation of vesicls or pulstules.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Eczema : Red grapes, carrot, spinach, cucumber and beet.|
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|46||Epilepsy..46||Epilepsy refers to a chronic condition in which repeated fits or attacks of unconsciousness occur with or without confusions.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Epilepsy : Red grapes, figs, carrot, celery and spinach.|
|47||Falling Of Hair.47||The most important cause of loss of hair is inadequate nutrition.|
|48||Fatigue..48||Fatigue refers to a feeling of tiredness or weariness.|
|49||Gall-Bladder Disorders..49||The main problems which afflict the gall-bladder are an inflammatory condition known as cholecystitis and gall-stones.|
|50||Gastritis...50||Gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach.|
|51||Glaucoma..51||Glaucoma is a serious eye condition characterised by an increase of pressure within the eye ball, called intraocular pressure.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Eye Disorders : Apricot ,tomato, carrot, celery, parsley and spinach.|
|52||Gout..52||An attack of gout is usually accompanied by acute pain in the big toe.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Gout : Red sour cherries, pineapple, tomato, cucumber, beet, carrot, celery and spinach.|
|102||Halitosis..102||Halitosis refers to bad breath which is not only a sing of ill- health but it is also a social stigma.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Halitosis : Apple, grapefruit, lemon, pineapple, tomato, carrot, celery and spinach.|
|53||Headaches & Migraine..53||There are several types of headaches, with as many ways of treating them.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Headache : Grapes, lemon, carrot, lettuce and spinach.|
|54||Heart Disease.54||The term coronary heart disease covers a group of clinical syndromes arising particularly from failure of the coronary arteries to supply sufficient blood to the heart.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Heart Disease : Red grapes, lemon, cucumber, carrot, beet and spinach.|
In this disease, a part of the upper wall of the stomach protrudes through the diaphragm at the point where the gullet passes from the chest area to the abdominal area.
|55||High Blood Cholesterol..55||Every person with a high blood cholesterol is regarded as a potential candidate for heart attack, a stroke or high blood pressure.|
|56||High Blood Pressure...56||Worry and mental tension increases the adrenaline in the blood stream and this, in turn, causes the pressure of the blood to rise.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: High blood pressure : Grapes, orange, cucumber, carrot and beet.|
|57||Hydrocele..57||Hydrocele is a common condition of men in which there is accumulation of fluid in the tunica vaginalis, the sac which surrounds the testicle.|
|58||Hypoglycemia.58||It is a condition in which the pancreas produces too much insulin, causing the blood sugar to drop.|
|59||Indigestion.59||It is a condition of the stomach in which digestive juices are incorrectly secreted, resulting in discomfort.|
|60||Influenza..60||Influenza, also known as flu, is the clinical condition that results from infection with influenza viruses.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Influenza : Apricot, orange, lemon , grapefruit, pineapple, carrot, onion and spinach.|
|61||Insomnia..61||The most common cause of sleeplessness is mental tension brought about by anxiety, worries, overwork and overexcitement.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Insomnia : Apple, grapes, lemon, lettuce , carrot and celery.|
|99||Intestinal Worms..99||There are several types of intestinal worms. The most common of these are roundworms, pinworms, threadworms, hookworms, tapeworms and giardia.|
|62||Jaundice..62||There are several forms of jaundice but all of them are marked by yellow discoloration of the skin and the whites of the eyes.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Jaundice : Lemon, grapes, pear, carrot, celery, spinach, beet and cucumber.|
|63||Kidney Stones.63||The stones are formed from the chemicals usually found in the urine such as uric acid, phosphorous, calcium and oxalic acid.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Kidney Disorders : Apple, orange, lemon, cucumber, cucumber, carrot, celery, parsley and beet.|
|64||Leucoderma..64||Lecucoderma, also known as vitiligo, is a distressing skin condition. The word literally means ‘ white skin’.|
|100||Malaria.100||The disease is spread from a sick person to a healthy one by the female anopheles mosquito.|
|103||Measles..103||Measles is one of the most contagious diseases, caused by a virus.|
|104||Mumps...104||Mumps are caused by a virus which attacks the salivary glands of the mouth , particularly the parotid glands located on each side of the face just below and in front of the ear.|
|65||Neuritis..65||It refers to an inflammation of the nerves, involving a single nerve or a series of nerves.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Neuritis : Orange, pineapple, apple, carrot and beet.|
|66||Nepthritis..66||Nepthritis refers to an inflammation of the kidneys.|
|67||Obesity..67||The chief cause of obesity , most often, is overeating - that is, the intake of calories beyond the body’s energy requirement.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Obesity : Lemon, grapefruit, orange, cherry, pineapple, papaya, tomato, beet, cabbage, lettuce, spinach and carrot.|
|68||Peptic Ulcer..68||Peptic Ulcer refers to an eroded lesion in the gastric intestinal mucosa. An ulcer may form in any part of the digestive tract which is exposed to acid gastric juice.|
|69||Piles...69||They are a varicose and often inflammed condition of the veins inside or just outside the rectum.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Piles : Lemon, orange, papaya, pineapple, carrot, spinach, turnip and watercress.|
|105||Pleurisy..105||Pleurisy is an inflammation of the pleura, a serous membrane which envelopes the lungs and also lines the inside of the chest.|
|106||Pneumonia..106||Pneumonia refers to the acute inflammation of the lungs.|
|70||Premature Greying Of Hair..70||A faulty diet and mental worries are the two primary causes of premature greying of hair.|
|71||Prostate Disorders..71||There are various types of prostate disorders. Of these the most important are prostatitis or inflammation in the prostate gland and hypertrophy or enlargement of the prostate gland.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Prostate Troubles : All fruit juices in season, carrot, asparagus, lettuce and spinach.|
|72||Psoriasis...72||It is a chronic disease characterised by thick, red, silvery, scaled patches of skin.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Psoriasis : Grapes, carrot, beet, and cucumber.|
|73||Pyorrhoea.73||Pyorrhoea or periodontal disease to give it a proper medical term is a disease of the teeth socket.|
|74||Rheumatism.74||Rheumatism refers to an acute or chronic illness which is characterised by pain and swelling of the muscles, ligaments and tendons or of the joints.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Rheumatism : Grapes, orange, lemon, grapefruit, tomato, cucumber, beet, carrot and spinach.|
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|75||Sexual Impotence..75||The most common male sexual dysfunction is impotence or loss of sexual power.|
|76||Sinusitis..76||Sinusitis results from the congestion of the sinus passages due to catarrh.|
|It is caused by over-secretion of mucus in the membranes lining the nose, throat and head.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Sinus Trouble : Apricot, lemon, tomato, carrot, onion and radish.|
|107||Sore Throat..107||Sore throat refers to the inflammation of the pharynx, or back of the throat.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Sore Throat : Apricot, grapes, lemon, pineapple, prune, tomato, carrot and parsley.|
|77||Stress...77||Stress may be caused by a variety of factors both outside the body and within.|
|78||Thinness...78||Thinness may be due to inadequate nutrition or excessive bodily activity or both.|
|79||Tonsillitis..79||Chronic tonsillitis is a term applied to cases in which there is enlargement of the tonsils accompanied by repeated attacks of infection.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Tonsilitis : Apricot, lemon, orange, grapefruit, pineapple, carrot, spinach and radish.|
|80||Tuberculosis..80||Tuberculosis is caused by a tiny germ called tubercle bacillus which is so small that it can be detected only by a microscope.|
|The germ enters into the body through the nose, mouth and windpipe and settles down in the lungs.|
|81||Varicose Veins 81||Varicose veins are a condition in which veins become enlarged, dilated or thickened.|
|Varicose veins can occur in any part of the body but generally appear on the legs.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Varicose Veins : Grapes, orange, plum, tomato, beetroot carrot and watercress.|
|82||Venereal Diseases..82||Venereal or sexually transmitted diseases ( V.D. or S.T.D.) due to promiscuity and free sex.|
|The most common disease in this category are syphilis and gonorrhoea.|
|101||Whooping Cough..101||Whooping cough is caused by the micro-organisms Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis.|
|Handbook||Childbirth The Natural Way / Female Sterility / Goitre / Habitual Abortion / Hysteria / Inflammation Of The Uterus / Leucorrhoea / Menopausal / Menstrual Disorders / Pre-menstrual / Prolapse - Uterus / Pruritus Vulvae / Vaginitis|
|83||Menstrual Disorders..83||The main problem relating to menstrual flow are painful menstruation, stoppage of menstruation and excessive menstruation.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Menstrual Disorders : Grapes, prunes, cherry, spinach, lettuce turnips and beet.|
|84||Pre-menstrual.84||These generally make their appearance two to seven days before the onset of menstruation and are relieved once the menses start.|
|85||Menopausal..85||The menopause or a woman’s change of life is a perfectly normal event which occurs in the mid or late forties.|
|It signifies the end of the female reproductive period of life which commenced at adolescence in the early teens.|
|Raw Juice Therapy 20: Menopausal Symptoms : Fruits and Vegetables in season.|
|86||Childbirth The Natural Way..86||Childbirth, in the normal way, should be a purely natural function with very little pain or discomfort to the women concerned.|
|87||Habitual Abortion.87||The term abortion refers to the expulsion of the foetus from the uterus before the complete formation of the placenta.|
|It is also commonly known as miscarriage.|
Sterility in case of the female refers to the incapacity to conceive and give birth to a living baby.
|89||Leucorrhoea.89||Leucorrhoea, commonly known as whites, refers to a whitish discharge from the female genitals.|
|90||Inflammation Of The Uterus.90||The uterus, often called the womb, is the most delicate organ of woman. It is liable to disorders of various kinds.|
|91||Prolapse-Uterus.91||Prolapse of the uterus refers to the downward displacement of the vagina and uterus.|
|92||Vaginitis..92||Vaginitis can be described as an inflammation of the vagina and vulva.|
|93||Pruritus Vulvae.93||Pruritus literally means a sensation of itching and vulva is the name given to the entrance to the vagina.|
|It is a symptoms, not a disease in itself.|
|94||Hysteria..94||Hysteria is a mental and nervous disorder arising from intense anxiety. It is characterised by a lack of control over acts and emotions and by sudden conclusive seizures and emotional outbursts.|
|95||Goitre..95||Goitre is a disease of the thyroid gland. It generally refers to a swelling of the thyroid gland in the neck.|
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|10||Optimum Nutrition...10||Diet plays a vital role in the maintenance of good health and in the prevention and cure of disease.|
|These foods have, therefore, been aptly called basic food groups and the diet contains these food groups as optimum diet for vigour and vitality. Daily Menu.|
|11||Alkalizing Diet111||The acid-alkaline balance plays a vital role in this balanced body chemistry.|
|12||Vitamins.12||Vitamins are potent organic compounds which are found in small concentrations in foods.|
|They perform specific and vital functions in the body chemistry. They are like electric sparks which help to run human motors.|
|13||Minerals..13||Minerals are vital to health. Like vitamins and amino acids, minerals are essential for regulating and building the trillions of living cells which make up the body.|
|14||Amino Acids.14||There are several varieties of protein. Each type contains a specific number of "building blocks " known as amino-acids.|
|Classification of Amino Acids with respect to their essentiality.|
|15||Secrets Of Food..15||It is a simple, scientifically -based system of selecting foods, from among different types, which are compatible.|
|This facilitates easy and efficient digestion and ensures after-meal comfort. Food Combining Chart.|
|16||Vegetarian..16||There are various types of vegetarians. Auto-Intoxication. Benefits of Vegetarianism.|
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|17||Dietary Fibre.17||Dietary fibre plays an important role in the maintenance of health and prevention of diseases. Sources of Fibre.|
|18||Lecithin..18||Lecithin is the most abundant of the phospholipids. It is a fatty food substance, which serves as a structural material for every cell in the body.|
|Lecithin is essential not only for tissue integrity of the nervous and glandular system in all living cells, but has been regarded as also the most effective generator and regenerator of great physical, mental and glandular activity.|
|19||Enzymes.19||Enzymes are chemical substances produced in the living organism. They are marvellous organic catalysts which are essential to life as they control all the chemical reactions that take place in a living system.|
|Chemical digestion of carbohydrates, fats and proteins by various enzymes :|
|20||Raw Juice.20||Raw juice therapy is a method of treatment of disease through an exclusive diet of juices of fruits and vegetables.|
|It is also known as juice fasting. It is the most effective way to restore health and rejuvenate the body.|
|Favourable Effects. Precautions. Treatment of Diseases.|
|21||Sprouts..21||Sprouts are considered as wonder foods. They rank as the freshest and most nutritious of all vegetables available to the human diet.|
|All edible grains, seeds and legumes can be sprouted. How to Sprout. Benefits.|
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Known as anti-ophthalmic, vitamin A is essential for growth and vitality.
It builds up resistance to respiratory and other infections and works mainly on the eyes, lungs, stomach and intestines.
It prevents eye diseases and plays a vital role in nourishing the skin and hair.
It helps to prevent premature ageing and senility, increases life expectancy and extends youthfulness.
A prolonged deficiency of vitamin A may result in inflammation of the eyes, poor vision frequent colds, night blindness and increased susceptibility to infections, lack of appetite and vigor, defective teeth and gums and skin disorders.
Green leafy and certain yellow root vegetables such as spinach, lettuce, turnip, beets, carrot, cabbage and tomato and ripe fruits such as prunes, mangoes, papaya, apricots, peaches, almonds and other dry fruits.
Fish liver oil, liver, whole milk, curds, pure ghee, butter, cheese, cream and egg yolk.
|The recommended daily
allowance of vitamin A is 5,000 international units for adults and 2,600
to 4,000 international units for children. When taken in large therapeutic
doses, which are usually 25,000 to 50,000 units a day, it is highly
beneficial in the treatment of head and chest colds, sinus trouble,
influenza and other infectious diseases . It is also valuable in curing
night blindness and other eye diseases as well as many stubborn skin
disorders. This vitamin can be given upto 1,00,000 units a day for a
limited period of four weeks under doctor’s supervision.
In a recent year-long study, huge doses of vitamin A given twice a year reduced death by about 30 per cent among Indonesian children. This has raised the hope in the fight against a significant cause of childhood mortality in developing countries.
Known as anti-beberi, anti-neuritic and anti-ageing vitamin, thiamine plays an important role in the normal functioning of the nervous system, the regulation of carbohydrates and good digestion. It protects heart muscle, stimulates brain action and helps prevent constipation. It has a mild diuretic effect.
The deficiency of thiamine can cause serious impairment of the digestive system and chronic constipation, loss of weight, diabetes, mental depression, nervous exhaustion and weakness of the heart.
Wheat germ, yeast, the outer layer of whole grains, cereals, pulses, nuts, peas, legumes, dark green leafy vegetables, banana and apple.
Milk & egg.
|The recommended daily allowance for this vitamin is about two milligrams for adults and 1.2 mg. for children. The need for this vitamin increases during illness, stress and surgery as well as during pregnancy and lactation. When taken in a large quantity, say upto 50 mg. , it is beneficial in the treatment of digestive disorders, neuritis and other nervous troubles as well as mental depression. For best results, all other vitamins of B group should be administered simultaneously. Prolonged ingestion of large doses of any one of the isolated B complex vitamins may result in high urinary losses of other B-vitamins and lead to deficiencies of these vitamins.|
Vitamin B2 or riboflavin, also known as vitamin G, is essential for growth and general health as also for healthy eyes, skin, nails and hair. It helps eliminate sore mouth, lips and tongue. It also functions with other substances to metabolis carbohydrates, fats, and protein.
Its deficiency can cause a burning sensation in the legs, lips and tongue, oily skin, premature wrinkles on face and arm and eczema.
Green leafy vegetables, wheat germ, almonds, sunflower, seeds, citrus fruits and tomatoes.
Milk, egg & cheese.
|The recommended daily allowance for this vitamin is 1.6 to 2.6 mg. for adults and 0.6 to one mg for children. Its use in larger quantities, say from 25 to 50 mg. is beneficial in the treatment of nutritional cataracts and other eye ailments, digestive disturbances, nervous depression, general debility, and certain types of high blood pressure.|
A deficiency can lead to skin eruptions, frequent stools, mental depression, insomnia, chronic headaches, digestives disorders and anaemia.
Peanut, whole wheat, green leafy vegetables, dates, figs, prunes and tomato.
Liver, fish & poultry.
|The recommended daily allowance is 12 to 20 mg. for adults and 4.8 to 12 mg. for children. Large doses of this vitamin say upto 100 mg. with each meal, preferably together with other B group vitamins, affords relief in case of migraine and high blood pressure caused by nervousness, high cholesterol and arteriosclerosis.|
A deficiency can cause chronic fatigue, hypoglycemia, greying and loss of hair, mental depression, stomach disorders , blood and skin disorders.
Whole grain bread and cereals, green vegetables, peas, beans & peanuts.
It can be synthesised in the body by intestinal bacteria.
|The minimum daily requirement of this vitamin has not been established, but is estimated to be between 30 and 50 mg a day. The usual therapeutic doses are 50 to 200 mg. In some studies, 1,000 mg or more were given daily for six moths without side effects. It is useful in the treatment of insomnia, low blood pressure and hypoglycemia or low blood sugar.|
Deficiency can lead to dermatitis, conjuctivitis, anaemia, depression, skin disorders, nervousness, insomnia, migraine headaches and heart diseases.
Yeast, wheat, bran, wheat germ, pulses, cereals, banana, walnuts, soyabeans, and fresh vegetables.
Milk, egg, liver & meat.
|The recommended daily requirement is 2.0 mg. for adults and 0.2 mg. for children. This vitamin used therapeuticlly from 100 to 150 mg. daily can relieve painful jonts and the discomforts of pregnancy and pre-menstrual symptoms. Vitamin B6 is now the most intensively studied of all vitamins. Researches are on the threshold of a number of promising developments involving treatments of various ailments with this vitamin. They include hyperactivity in children, asthma, arthritis, kidney stones, blood clots in heart attack victims and nervous disorders.|
A deficiency can result in certain types of anaemia, serious skin disorders, loss of hair, impaired circulation, fatigue and mental depression.
Deep green leafy vegetables such as spinach, lettuce, brewers yeast, mushrooms , nuts & peanuts.
|The minimum daily requirement of this vitamin is 0.4 mg. To correct anaemia and deficiencies 5 mg or more are needed daily. Some authorities believe that folic acid is contraindicated in leukemia and cancer.|
Its deficiency can lead to certain types of anaemia , poor appetite and loss of energy and mental disorders.
Bananas and peanuts.
Kidney, liver, meat, milk & eggs.
|The recommended daily allowance of this vitamin is 3 mcg. Taken in large therapeutic doses from 50 to 100 mcg., it is beneficial in the treatment of lack of concentration, fatigue, depression, insomnia and poor memory.|
Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is essential for normal growth and the maintenance of practically all the body tissues, especially those of the joints, bones, teeth, and gums.
It protects one against infections and acts as a harmless antibiotic.
It promotes healing and serves as protection against all forms of stress and harmful effects of toxic chemicals.
It helps prevent and cure the common cold.
It also helps in decreasing blood cholesterol.
A deficiency can cause scurvy marked by weakness, anaemia, bleeding gums and painful and swollen parts, slow healing of sores and wounds, premature ageing and lowered resistance to all infections.
|Citrus fruits, berries, green and leafy vegetables, tomatoes, potatoes, sprouted bengal and green grams.||The recommended daily allowance is 50 to 75 mg. for adults and 30 to 50 mg. for children. Smokers and older persons have greater need for vitamin C. It is used therapeutically in huge doses from 100 to 10,000mg. a day. It prevents and cures colds and infections effectively, neutralises various toxins in the system, speeds healing processes in virtually all cases of ill health, increases sexual vitality and prevents premature ageing. According to Dr. Linus Pauling, a world famous chemist and nutrition expert, " because vitamin C is one of the least toxic vitamins, it is very safe to use in high doses. " Your body will take exactly what it needs and excrete any excess naturally."|
Vitamin D is necessary for proper bone and teeth formation and for the healthy functioning of the thyroid gland.
It assists in the assimilation of calcium, phosphorus and other minerals from the digestive tract.
A deficiency can cause gross deformation of bones and severe tooth decay.
The rays of the sun.
Fish, milk, eggs and butter.
|The recommended daily allowance of this vitamin for both adults and children is 400 to 500 international units. Therepeutically, upto 4,000 to 5,000 units a day for adult or half of this for children, is a safe dose, if taken for not longer than one month. It is beneficial in the treatment of muscular fatigue, constipation and nervousness. It can be toxic if taken in excessive doses, especially for children. Signs of toxicity are unusual thirst, sore eyes, itching skin, vomiting, diarrhoea, urinary urgency, abnormal calcium deposits in blood vessel walls, liver, lungs, kidneys and stomach.|
Vitamin E is essential for normal reproductory functions, fertility and physical vigour.
It prevents unsaturated fatty acids, sex hormones and fat soluble vitamins from being destroyed in the body by oxygen. It dilutes blood vessels and improves circulation.
It is essential for the prevention of heart diseases, asthma, arthritis, and many other conditions.
Its deficiency can lead to sterility in men and repeated abortions in women, degenerative developments in the coronary system, strokes and heart disease.
Wheat or cereals germ, whole grain products, green leafy vegetables, all whole, raw or sprouted seeds and nuts.
Milk and eggs.
|The official estimated requirement of this vitamin is 15 international units. Expert nutritionist estimate the actual requirement at 100 to 200 I.U. a day. The therapeutic doses are from 200 to 2400 I.U. daily. It is beneficial in the treatment of various forms of paralysis, diseases of the muscles, artheriosclerosic heart disease by diluting blood vessels. It prevents formation of scars in burns and post-operation healing. It protects against many environmental poisons in air, water and food. It also has a dramatic effect on the reproductive organs and prevents miscarriage, increases male and female fertility and helps to restore male potency.|
Vitamin K is necessary for the proper clotting of blood, prevention of bleeding and normal liver functions.
It aids in reducing excessive menstrual flow.
Its deficiency can lead to sufficient bile salts in the intestines, colitis, lowered vitality and premature ageing.
lfalfa, green and leafy vegetables, spinach, cauliflower, cabbage and tomato.
Egg yolk, cow’s milk and yogurt.
|Want a glowing complexion? Well, here are two more vitamins to take: vitamin K and B3 (niacin).|
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