Monday, October 19, 2015

7 Home Remedies to Quit Smoking

One of the most difficult tasks in this world is probably to quit smoking. The chemical known as “nicotine” can addict you with smoking. It can be really difficult for a person to quit smoking if  a chain smoker. It is a bad habit which can start as a fashion but later turn into addiction.  Plus, the harm it does to the health is uncountable. It causes lung cancer, ulcer and other diseases.

It is harmful for the body and affects the blood pressure and cause cardiac problems. It depends upon us to choose whether to keep smoking or quit this bad habit. I know it will be a very difficult task but once you go through with it then you can live a happy and healthier life. Here, we bring you home remedies to make you quit smoking.

1. Oats

Oat is a healthy nutritious breakfast that is a great remedy for quit smoking. It is also one of the best remedies to stop smoking. Oats flushes out the harmful toxins and lowers the smoke crave that you have. Add one tablespoon of oats and mix it with 1 glass of water. Boil it for 10 minutes and leave it overnight. Then, first thing in the morning boil the oat again for ten minutes. Consume it after every meal.

-Use Oats on your nose to get rid of blackheads.

2. Water

Water flushes out the harmful toxins from the body and keeps the body hydrated. Drinking lots of water can help you quit smoking. Whenever you are having the urge to smoke and craving for nicotine, drink water to stop the temptation. It also reduces withdrawal symptoms.

-Make sure you are well hydrated, drinking alot of water also helps to get clear skin.

3. Passion Flower


Passion Flower keeps the mind relaxed and fight against the anxiety, craving and the temptation for smoking. By the way, it also deals with insomnia and restlessness problem and reduces nicotine cravings. You can take the passion flower and have it with tea or as a capsule. You might want to consult with your doctor for the best way to use passion flower for quitting smoking. We do not recommend it for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

4. Ear Massage

Ear Massage is the most simple and easy way to quit smoking, probably. All you need to do is massage the ear. It helps to deal with the nicotine cravings as ears are considered as the key area to quit smoking. Massaging the ears can stimulate acupuncture points and help to reduce the desire for smoking. Free two minutes of your time and massage the ears daily to reduce the cravings.

5. Valerian

Valerian is a plant that helps to quit cigarettes. It works as an herbal sedative supplement.. Valerian also helps people with irritability, depression and anxiety. Other benefits of valerian are that people will have a good sleep. It works well for person suffering from insomnia. But you must take valerian by consulting a doctor. You can use it as a powder or capsule.

6. Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne Pepper helps to quit smoking by desensitizing the respiratory system. It also controls the lung membranes helping to not cause any damage to the body. It can be used as ground pepper powder or as a tea to quit cigarettes. But we suggest you to consume cayenne pepper with water daily. You should follow this method when you have a strong desire for smoking.

Having pepper in moderate can help to lose weight.

7. Herbal Cigarettes

The best alternative if you cannot quit smoking is to smoke herbal cigarettes. It is the alternative of cigarettes. It does not contain zero percent nicotine. They are made with mint, cinnamon, and lemongrass. The list goes on and on. But try to limit yourself with the consumption of herbal cigarettes as it contains some carcinogens.

Trying out these home remedies can help to control your desire for smoking and will make you quit for good. You also need to have a strong mental constitution for breaking this ill and bad habit. Also, the thing to remember is even after you quit smoking, to repair the damage done by the cigarette eats proper food and have a balance diet. Exercise and meditate to recover again.

Did you have a smoking habit? What made you quit smoking? Share your story with us below down in the comment section.

1 comment:

  1. I'd say out of those six flavours, the strongest is Bourbon Soaked Oak. It has a slight bitterness to it and is very smokey. I think that's what I may have smoked the mushroom with, no wonder it tasted odd. e cigarette liquid refill

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