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Herbal Home remedies for Nose Diseases, Nasal Diseases,”Nose Inflammation”, “Nasika Pradah”Symptoms, Reasons, Causes -“Herbal Treatment”

नासिका प्रदाह (Nose inflammation)  Nose Inflammation-Symptoms, Reasons, Causes   परिचय:- इस रोग में नाक के अन्दर कभी-कभी घाव, फुन्सी या जख्म उत्पन्न हो जाते हैं। ऐसे में नाक में खुजली व जलन उत्पन्न होने लगती है जिसे नासिका प्रदाह कहते हैं। प्राकृतिक चिकित्सा के द्वारा नासिक प्रदाह का उपचार–           इस रोग को दूर करने के लिए रोगी को नाक से स्टीम बाथ लेना चाहिए और उसके तुरन्त बाद ठंडे...

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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Marjoram herb-“Herbal Medicinal Plants” 

Health benefits of Marjoram herb Sweet marjoram is one of very popular herb, especially in Mediterranean region. It was used in ancient times by the Greeks to make wreaths and garlands and was believed as a symbol of peace, harmony and happiness. The herb contains many notable phyto-nutrients, minerals and vitamins that are essential for optimum health and wellness. The herb parts contain certain chemical constituents like eugenol sabinene, a...

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Various types of antiseptics their features and uses in first aid treatment-“Povidone iodine”

Povidone Iodine It is an agent used for preventing the growth of microorganism. But it cannot kill microorganisms. Features: it is a complex of iodine with polyvinylpyrrolidone  and is available as 5 and 10 % solutions for antiseptic use. It is less painful than tincture of iodine when applied to wounds.  

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Various types of antiseptics their features and uses in first aid treatment-“ Iodoform”

Iodoform It is an agent used for preventing the growth of microorganism. But it cannot kill microorganisms. Features: it is a mixture of iodine, alcohol and potash. It has a penetrating , rather pleasant smell. It is a mild antiseptic. It relives pain when applied to a raw mucous surface and prevents putrefaction in wounds discharging pus.  

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Various types of antiseptics their features and uses in first aid treatment-“Iodine”

Iodine It is an agent used for preventing the growth of microorganism. But it cannot kill microorganisms. Features: It is in the form of grayish – back, brittle plate- shaped crystals with a metallic luster. Its tincture contains 2% iodine and 2% potassium iodide in alcoholic solution. It is used for disinfection of skin and treatment of wounds. It 0.5 to 1% aqueous solution is used for application to wounds,...

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Various types of antiseptics their features and uses in first aid treatment-“Hydrogen peroxide”

Hydrogen Peroxide It is an agent used for preventing the growth of microorganism. But it cannot kill microorganisms. Features: it is used in cleaning of wounds. It breaks down into nascent (active) oxygen and water. The oxygen bubbles remove tissue debris from inaccessible part of wounds. It also kills bacteria by oxidation.

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Various types of antiseptics their features and uses in first aid treatment-“Carbolic acid”

Carbolic acid It is an agent used for preventing the growth of microorganism. But it cannot kill microorganisms. Features: It is a hygroscopic and highly corrosive substance. It is used as disinfectant for sharp instruments like scissors and knife blades. It is used topically to cauterize dog bites, snake bites and other small wounds.

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Dressings and types of bandages (roller bandage, triangular bandage, many tailed bandage)used in first aid-“First Aid”

Dressings and types of bandages  Bandaging is the process of covering a wound or an injured part. The aims of bandaging are as follows. To prevent contamination of a wound. To support the injured area and give it rest. To maintain cotton wool pads, gauze, and splints in position. To control hemorrhage. To immobilize a fracture or dislocation. To immobilize an injured part so as relieve pain. There are different...

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