Posted in Health on 10/02/2014 04:45 am by admin
Got an irritating seasonal cough? Try these simple and effective Ayurvedic home remedies instead of cough syrup.
Changes or fluctuations in seasons and weather conditions cause a variety of infectious diseases. The person falls ill from bacteria and weak immunity, not from temperature. Cold, cough, fever and sore throat are the most common diseases what most of us suffer from. Among all of them, cough is the most annoying, disrupting and painful condition. A chronic cough interferes with daily activities and sleep. It even leads to headaches, chest pain, runny or stuffy nose, phlegm and hoarseness. Many people try a wide array of traditional medications while many depend on all-natural treatments to cure cough. Here are some simple but effective Ayurvedic home remedies to treat heavy seasonal cough naturally.
Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Cough
- Take one glass of warm milk and add 1 tsp. of pure clarified butter in it. Drink this milk daily before going to bed.
- Boil milk by adding turmeric, a pinch of salt and jaggery. Consume it daily to cure cough.
- Drink fresh goat’s milk by adding lump sugar to cure dry cough.
- Add 1tsp. of honey and 1tsp. of sesame oil in one glass of warm milk. Consume it for treating an irritating cough
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Posted in Beauty on 08/14/2014 03:09 am by admin
The use of Jojoba oil for skin care is nothing new and its skin care benefits are well known. Explore the wonders of Jojoba oil to get beautiful and flawless skin.
When it comes to skin care, people always prefer natural products over chemical ones. Natural oils are considered as the perfect skincare ingredients. Among all the natural oils, jojoba oil is the super food for skin. This natural beauty wonder is used in almost all the skin and hair care products such as lipsticks, shampoos, skin creams, body lotion, etc. It fulfills all your beauty needs from moisturizing skin and makeup remover to healing cuticles and repairing damaged hair. The oil is loaded with essential fatty acids, zinc, antioxidants, vitamin B, vitamin E, copper, chromium and sterols that provide wonderful and flawless skin. It has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, moisturizing, antiseptic and soothing properties. So instead of wasting your hard-earned money on commercial skin care products, use cheaper, natural and effective option: jojoba oil to enhance your beauty. Find out how to use jojoba oil in multiple ways for skin care.
Jojoba oil Benefits for Skin
Jojoba oil works as an excellent all-natural moisturizer for your skin, especially dry skin. It provides the adequate moisture to the skin without clogging the pores and adding a greasy effect. It is absorbed in the skin quickly and creates a powerful barrier against allergens and irritants such as dust and pollution. Just apply a small amount of oil directly on your face or full body after a bath in the morning for keeping the skin moisturized throughout the day. You can use the oil directly or mix it with your regular face moisturizer. It is very effective in treating those pesky dry patches, rosacea or eczema. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Beauty on 05/19/2014 04:41 am by admin
Do you have those pesky ingrown hairs? Follow these simple yet effective home remedies and get rid of your ingrown hair problem before it gets worse.
Ingrown hair is an unpleasant dermatological condition, wherein small red bumps are formed around the hair follicles. An ingrown hair occurs when the sharp stub of a closely cut hair gets entrapped inside the follicle and starts growing within the skin instead of sprouting out of it. Ingrown hairs are found in both men and women as an after-effect of improper of shaving or waxing. That’s why; face, neck, legs, underarms, upper thigh, and the pubic region are the most vulnerable areas. Although the condition is not serious, these ingrown hairs can be extremely painful. In fact, deep ingrown hairs can lead to severe infections underneath your skin. Fortunately, there are a few simple home remedies that can help you get rid of ingrown hairs at home! However, you must be extra careful when trying out these remedies – otherwise you may end up damaging your skin. And if you think that an ingrown hair has become infected then it is best to consult your dermatologist. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some of the most effective ingrown hair removal home remedies.
When using it on your face: Add one and half teaspoon of salt to one cup of warm water. Dip a cotton ball into this mixture and gently swipe it a few times over the areas that have ingrown hair. Don’t rinse it off; instead allow it to sit there. Doing so will enable the salt to cleanse and exfoliate the skin. And eventually, it will draw out the troublesome hair. Apply this mixture everyday until the hair comes out. However, if you find that your skin has become irritated or red, then discontinue using it immediately. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Others on 05/17/2014 06:38 am by admin
No one likes to roam around with bruises. Cure worse bruises instantly with easy and natural home remedies of parsley, banana, vinegar, and tea tree oil.
Due to hard core exercise or banging against something leads to bruises. Bruise is coined as “contusion” in medical terms. Bruises appear on body when capillaries (thinnest blood vessels) get crushed or ruptured beneath the outer skin. Chances of having bruises depend on sensitivity of your skin. Highly sensitive skin is vulnerable to bruises even with small pressure on any particular part of the skin. Normal painless bruises get faded out naturally after the period of 12-15 days. If you have painful bruises, then you need to visit doctor for medication. To increase healing rate of normal bruises follow natural home remedies given below.
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Posted in Health on 04/09/2014 07:37 am by admin
A rare bacterial illness, scarlet fever causes a distinctive pink-red itchy rash that feels like sandpaper. Check out some natural cures that can be used to control scarlet fever rashes.
Scarlet fever was considered as the most serious and deadly disease in olden days. But now-a-days, this deadly disease is treatable thanks to modern medicine (antibiotics) and home remedies. Scarlet fever is highly contagious/infectious disease caused by A streptococcus bacteria. It is more common in children (aged between 3 and 15 years) compared to adults. Within 2 days of the initial infection, patient experience itchy pinkish or reddish sandpaper like rashes starting from the neck & chest and finally all over the body. Other symptoms of the disease are high fever, headache, tongue covered with red spots, chills, infected tonsils and sore throat. Generally, doctors prescribe antibiotics to kill the bacteria. However, scarlet fever symptoms can be treated naturally using home remedies.
Home Remedies For Scarlet Fever Rash
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Posted in Beauty on 04/03/2014 11:18 pm by admin
Find out easy to use home remedies including acetone, orange oil, nail remover, paint thinner, etc. to thin out your favorite nail polish shades at home in minutes.
Women love to paint their nails with different colors. Whenever women go for shopping, they will definitely take a look at new range of nail polishes and like to buy some of the shades of nail polish she wanted to have from long time period. We make combination of different shades to make beautiful nail art. But what if you are ready to make brand new nail art and find that some of your nail polish shades are dried out. Don’t worry, here we are sharing some of the interesting ideas with you about how to thin out nail polish at home. Just by using simple methods and basic ingredients, you can reduce thickness of your favorite nail polish shades in the minutes!
Warm up your nail polish: Tighten up the top of your nail polish bottle and shake it well. Now pour hot water on nail polish bottle for few minutes to thin out your favorite nail polish. Or, you can also place nail polish bottle between your palms and rub it vigorously so that warmth will help to reduce thickness of your dried nail polish. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Beauty on 03/24/2014 05:33 am by admin
Infected hangnail looks horrible and can be really painful. To cure pain of Hangnail Infection, check out different home remedies that are easy to follow, plus less expensive.
A hangnail is a small piece of silver opening of the skin that has been tattered on the rim of a fingernail or toe-nail. Mostly you may have seen that you develop more hangnails in the winter season as your skin dries out really fast. There are several causes of hangnails like nail biting, harsh chemicals or frequent immersion in water, and more. If you have chronic, consistent hangnails, then it can lead to infection. An infection in the skin around your Hangnail can be red, swollen and painful, and it could also emit pus. Cure as soon as possible to reduce swelling and pain. Now that you know how hangnails occur, you’re perhaps wondering about how to cure pain of Hangnail infection. Home remedies are fast and easy ways for treating hangnails that vary from moisturizing regularly to pampering your hands with cuticle soaks and manicures.
Home Remedies for Infected Hangnail:
Stop biting your hangnails
Nail biting contributes to hangnails, as well as increases your risk of developing an infection or warts. Additionally, you can transfer viruses and bacteria that are on your fingers directly into your mouth, which can lead to illnesses like colds or flu, or other nasty problems. Biting hangnails can cause deep cuts, which are more painful compared to the original hangnail. The best natural cure that you can do is to keep away your habit of biting the nails, as it can cause tension and tearing to your skin, making the problem worse. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 02/25/2014 03:09 am by admin
Cure irritation, itching, and foul smell of excess vaginal discharge problem with natural remedies that includes yogurt, white turmeric, rice water, garlic, etc.
Women’s body is more complex and delicate than men’s body. Women are blessed with special gift of nature as they can give birth to new life, but besides this blessing they have to take care of themselves also. Simple carelessness towards personal cleanliness, healthy diet, more stress and unwanted medication leads to several health related issues in female. Vaginal discharge is one of the normal problems seen in women. Whenever chemical balance of vaginal fluid gets disturbed by one or other reason; it results into the inflamed, swollen vagina. It is called Vaginitis that produces whitish thick vaginal fluid with foul smell.
Natural activities of human body leads to usual vaginal discharge that is not considered as any health issue. But when you suffer from excess vaginal discharge with itching and redness with abdominal pain, it is serious issue that you must not neglect. Main reason of excess vaginal discharge or vaginitis are bad diet, stress, STDs, pain in lower abdomen, unbearable pain and swelling in vaginal tract, etc. Reason may vary but it makes you fall unconscious any time, reduce your normal weight, and also disturb your regular menstrual cycle.
Vaginal discharge can be easily treated by medication. After some period of time, excess discharge production increases and again it affects your health. Here we provide you various home remedies that can help you cure vaginitis problem from its root. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Others on 02/10/2014 12:31 am by admin
Go through different home remedies that will help soothe and makeover your cracked heels, and follow whichever is most convenient for you.
All of our body parts are important…guess one part without which you’ll possibly fall over, and would have a heck of a job balancing, i.e. your feet. Compare how many times you have pampered your face and your feet. Surely, the number is too much high in terms of face and low in feet. Feet takes a lot of pressure and strain, but we don’t take proper care of it and often neglect to focus on this part of the body. Before stepping out of your house, make sure that your feet are in absolute great shape and you don’t have cracked or dirty feet, otherwise it will decrease your beauty even if you have dressed well. Numerous proprietary creams and ointments are vailable in the market to heal cracked heels, but why to pay high price for top brand names, when you can easily and safely treat cracked heels with natural, home remedies using products available in your kitchen cabinet.
Cracked heels – medically known as heel fissures, are one of the most common foot problems affecting us. Cracks in the feet occur when the skin becomes extremely dry and un-supple and it can range in severity from a cosmetic issue to a painful problem. It is a common problem in those people, who have dry skin and live in the dry climate areas. The condition gets worse in the winter season. Some people even suffer from bleeding from these cracks. Some of the causes of cracked heels are poor selection of shoes, poor diet, dry air, lack of moisture, lack of proper foot-care, etc. People with cracked heel problem should avoid going barefoot or wearing open-backed shoes, sandals or shoes, as it aggravates the condition. The best form of treatment for cracked heels is to take the necessary precautions right away in order to prevent them from getting deeper and causing bleeding and pain. Synthetic medications can have many adverse side effects, so treating illnesses and conditions in the home with natural remedies should be always preferred. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 02/06/2014 07:39 am by admin
Herbal remedies help you to heal respiratory infections also make your lungs healthier. Take a look at different herbs for this purpose here.
Lungs are a pair of cone-shaped spongy organs that allow you to breathe, so it can be said to be one of the most important organs of the body. Their basic function is to take in oxygen and to push out the waste product – carbon dioxide from the bloodstream and out of the body. Oxygen levels should be at 39% for good health, and the oxygen is declining in US, which may explain why respiratory health problems are increasing. The lungs should be clean and clear from pollutants that we inhale every day for working at peak capacity. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) refers to many lung diseases like emphysema, refractory asthma, chronic bronchitis, etc. Other conditions that can affect your lungs are lung injuries, lung cancer and cystic fibrosis. These conditions differ in specifics; however each can cause pain, fatigue and difficulty in breathing. There are several herbs that may help ease your symptoms. Check out here the list of best plants that can help you to heal respiratory infections also boost lung health.
Native Americans have been using Coltsfoot since thousands of years for making your lungs stronger. It is an outstanding herb for clearing out surplus mucus from the lungs and bronchial tubes, also soothes mucus membranes in the lungs. Moreover, it increases the urine flow to help with urinary tract toxins. It has been shown in research to help with coughs, bronchitis, asthma, and other lung diseases. Coltsfoot come in dried form for tea, or as an alcohol extract called Tincture. You should use 1-2 teaspoons of dried herb per cup for an infusion (herbal tea) and let it steeps for 10-15 minutes or use a half to 1 teaspoon three times daily in the form of Tincture. Read the rest of this entry »