Exam Remedies

So, it’s exam time again! This period spells stress, anxiety and panic not only for children but also for their parents. Students face many problems ranging from fear of the exam, nervousness, lack of concentration and distractions, memory problems, issues regarding time management to parental pressure. Astrology can be very helpful during exams; it can pinpoint the reasons for poor concentration or learning disabilities and suggest remedies to improve their memory, attentiveness, and overall performance.

We shall discuss below the Astrological remedies for different problems faced by students during exams :



Pressure to excel, the fright of failure and anxiety drive many students to distress and inability to face the exams. The following remedies can help them overcome such fears.

  • Drink a lot of water and increase your intake of calcium.
  • The student should wear a silver ring on the last finger on Monday.
  • Tie a small piece of Ashwagandha jad (root) in a grey thread and let the student wear it around the neck. This should be worn for at least 21 days.



Many reasons account for students’ lack of concentration – they could be poor nutrition, stressful atmosphere, lack of sufficient sleep, etc. The following remedies can help them to develop concentration:

  • On a Wednesday, the student should wear a copper coin in a green thread around his neck.
  • Four faced (Char Mukhi) Rudraksha is also very helpful in reducing stress and in increasing concentration.
  • Anulom Vilom” pranayam is considered one of the best remedies to improve the mind.



Jupiter and Mercury are responsible for memory. Students often blackout before the exams or are not able to recollect what they studied. Some others have problems in memorizing lessons or in remembering what they studied on a long term basis. The following remedies can help them improve their memory:

  • Having one teaspoon of juice of basil (tulsi plant) leaves mixed with honey OR a teaspoon of Brahmi juice in the morning after breakfast helps improve memory.
  • Tie a small piece of Apamarga jad (root) in a green thread and let the student wear it around the neck.
  • Use more green colour to enhance memory power. You can tie a green coloured thread or string to your thumb.



The inability to handle pressure and anxiety can stress and depress students who sometimes even exhibit panic symptoms such as shortness of breath, rapid heartbeats, sweating, nausea, etc. The following remedies can help them overcome stress and nervousness during exams:

  • Students should sleep with their heads facing either east or south.
  • Having a shower with lukewarm water before going to bed also helps in reducing stress.
  • Wearing a Two-mukhi rudraksha around the neck may provide a lot of relief from anxiety and depression.



Students often face the problem of managing time efficiently before and during their exams. They either dilly-dally or waste time in wasteful pursuits. The following remedies can help them manage their time efficiently:

  • Drink water in a copper glass. This not only helps in reducing stress levels and keeps the students active.
  • Regular practice of Surya Namaskar helps instil discipline which is necessary for efficient time management.
  • Soak half a teaspoon of coriander seeds in the water overnight. Strain and drink the water within 15 minutes of waking up in the morning.



Some students are very restless and get distracted very easily. The following remedies can help their parents direct their energies towards studies:

  • Apply almond oil or cow’s ghee on the head and soles of the feet of your child. Massage it gently before he goes to sleep.
  • Ensure that your child wears something in silver. He can also drink water from a silver tumbler. This helps in cultivating patience.
  • Let the child should offer oiled chapattis every Saturday to a dog.



  • Before leaving for an exam, students should have a bowl of curd.
  • Chanting of the Gayatri mantra is a very effective remedy for enhancing memory and concentration.


Gayatri Mantra


  • While studying, students should always face the northeast or east direction.
  • Students who have difficulty learning or understanding lessons should eat green cardamom. Chew a tulsi leaf before sitting to study.
  • If your child has no interest in studies, do this remedy. Tie a little whole masoor (red lentils) in a red-coloured cloth. Keep this in your child’s school bag or near the place where he studies.
  • Before leaving the house for your examination, eat Jaggery (gud) and drink a little water.
  • Keep a small piece of alum and camphor in your pocket while writing the exam. This will not only help to abolish all thoughts of negativity but also strengthen your confidence.
  • If possible, talk to your Guru /teacher before leaving for exams and take their blessings.






3 Responses

  1. Thank you so much for these remedies. This was very much needed. I have seen you always keep posting relevant articles. Thanks again.

  2. That was a wonderful piece of knowledge of information for educational and examination aspirants. It serves as a handy piece of information for their preparations, with practical remedies for writing effectively in the exams. This in turn would bring back to our ancient customs, beliefs and practices which are lost through modern education. You have done a great thing by resuscitating this knowledge and sharing it with those who need it. Victory Be To You!

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