Nicotine is the drug in tobacco that causes addiction. And it is definitely not easy to get past the addiction so easily. But no one ever said it is impossible too. This World No tobacco day, try using these Ayurvedic home remedies as a step forward to healthy life.
1. According to 'The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies' by Dr. Vasant Lad suggesta n effective herbal tea made with equal proportions of jatasmi, chamomile and brahmi to resist the urge to light. "Steep 1 teaspoon of this mixture in a cup of hot water, and drink. Take it slowly, sip by sip, to help relieve the desire to smoke."
2. Ayurveda Expert Dr. MA Chaudhary from Ayur Tree Herbal suggests chewing on bits of dried ginger to control the urge to smoke. Ginger has Sulphur compounds that help in reducing this addiction. All you need to do is to soak small pieces of ginger with lemon juice and mix it with black pepper and store it in a container. Just suck into the piece of ginger whenever you have the urge to smoke and you will see the difference.
3. Ginseng helps in reducing cravings and further helps the body to deal with physical and emotional stress while experiencing withdrawal symptoms like mood swings, irritability etc, notes Dr. MA Chaudhary. Ginseng is known to have the ability to control the pleasure neurotransmitter dopamine from being released when you have a cigarette.
5. Whenever you are hit by craving, it is better to start chewing into something healthy suggest Dr. Vasant Lad in his book. "Chew one or two small pieces of dried pineapple instead, mixed with half teaspoon honey.
Follow these steps and tell us if they helped you in anyway.