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Watercress

Watercress (Scurvy grass) is rich in iodine, and it contains sulfur, germanium, vitamin B17, and antioxidants. Use watercress regularly in your cooking to prevent goiter, and follow the remedy outlined below to treat it.

Process:

Crush, grind, or blend enough watercress to make 2 tablespoons of paste.
Apply to neck and leave on 15-20 minutes.
Rinse with water and pat dry.
Or, mix the 2 tablespoons of crushed watercress into ½ glass of water.
Drink it 3 times daily for at least 5-6 weeks.
Follow this regularly to prevent goiter

Dandelion Leaves

Dandelion leaves reduce swelling in the neck.

Process:

Crush a handful of dandelion leaves by adding water to make a paste.
In a pan, mix the paste with clarified butter and heat slightly.
Apply to swollen areas of neck and leave on 15-20 minutes.
Rinse off with water.
Repeat daily for 2-3 weeks.

Flaxseed Paste

Flaxseed contains tons of vitamins and minerals that will help your body heal, and it reduces inflammation and swelling. In Ayurveda (Ancient Indian Medicine) also used this flaxseed paste to reduce the pain and inflammation for any health ailments.

Process:

Crush 2 tablespoons of flaxseeds to make a powder.
You can use flaxseed powder.
Mix it with water to make a paste.
Apply to neck and leave on 15-20 minutes.
Rinse with water and pat dry.
Or Boil flaxseeds in water for few minutes.
Use this warm water to wash throat and neck to reduce swelling.

Sorrel Leaves

Sorrel leaves (spinach dock) contain many minerals, including iodine, which helps to prevent and treat goiter.

Process:

Crush a handful of sorrel leaves to make a paste.
Mix them with olive oil.
Lie down otherwise the paste will fall off after application.
Apply to neck and leave on 15-20 minutes.
Rinse with water and pat dry.
Repeat daily.