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Promotion of Traditional Home Remedies for Good Health

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Traditional home remedies are the best approach to treat the common ailments and these remedies are used in India since ancient times. These remedies provide better cure at low cost, with locally available natural ingredients. This study was undertaken to document, standardize, use and promote the traditional home remedies as e-booklet to the population. Although it has been used since ancient times, document related of these knowledge are very much limited and this will lead to loss of valuable traditional remedies over time. Hence the study was framed with the objectives to understand the home remedies available and those utilized by the selected population, to elicit the preparation process and the extent of use of traditional home remedies and to promote the traditional home remedies for improving the health of the population. The study was carried out in ‘O’ Valley, Gudalur, Nilgiris, Tamilnadu. A total of 25 families through simple random sampling technique were involved for the study based on the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Appropriate questionnaire was designed to elicit the knowledge, awareness, usage and preparation process of traditional home remedies comprising such as name of the remedy, occasion used, conditions of use, ingredients, preparation time, equipment used, method of cooking, method of preparation, storage precautions and usage precautions directly from the respondents. Standardization of the selected 100 home remedies were done at Foods laboratory of Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, it was subjected to sensory evaluation, nutritive value and cost per portion were calculated and compiled as a e-booklet titled “Simple Home Remedies For Good Health”. Promotion of the e-booklet titled “Simple Home Remedies For Good Health” was done among 50 home makers from different regions of Tamilnadu like Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Mettupalayam, Tuticorin, Thiruvarur, Tirunelveli, Salem, Trichy, Dindigul, Madurai, Kulathur, Sivagangai, Ramanathapuram and Pudukkottai. The compiled e-booklet and check list to get the feedback as a google-form link was sent via mail and whatsapp to find the ease and usability of the compiled e – booklet. The salient findings of the study pointed out that home remedies were used by the local community due to quicker relief from symptoms, easy availability of ingredients for cure and a good choice and experience and also limited access to hospitals and allopathic treatments. The knowledge of home remedies were learned from the ancestors of the community and elder members of the family. The home makers felt that the remedies on the e-booklet was new to them and had a good feedback on the e-booklet. Documenting such traditional home remedies by all people as primordial prevention of health disorders and as well preventive, curative health care of the population, use the goodness of all the available traditional remedies and popularize it to larger population groups is the need of the hour for quality health care.

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traditional home remedies, e-booklet, promotion.

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"Promotion of Traditional Home Remedies for Good Health ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 7, page no.e244-e253, July-2021, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2107535.pdf

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"Promotion of Traditional Home Remedies for Good Health ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 7, page no. ppe244-e253, July-2021, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2107535.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2107535
Registration ID: 312633
Published In: Volume 8 | Issue 7 | Year July-2021
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Page No: e244-e253
Country: Nilgiris , Tamilnadu , India .
Area: Science
ISSN Number: 2349-5162
Publisher: IJ Publication


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