Is Witch Hazel Good for Acne A common skin condition seen in 70 to 87 percent of the teenage population, acne refers to the minute, red, pus-filled bumps appearing on the face, back, shoulders, chest, and neck. Occurring due to clogging of hair follicles with oil and dead skin cells, the pimples come and go, […]

The essential oil extracted from tea tree leaves is valued for its effectiveness against a host of skin infections and allergies. A commonly used home remedy with strong antifungal, antibacterial, and antiseptic properties, the essential oil, is believed to work for toenail fungus, a fungal infection affecting the nails of the toes. How does Tea […]

Dandruff is a common problem that is accelerated by oily or dry scalp, along with a yeast infection. Associated with common symptoms like itchiness, apple cider vinegar is an ideal choice for eliminating dandruff. Due to its antifungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, ACV can help in getting rid of any dandruff, dry or wet, while […]

Cinnamon is a spice gathered from trees of the Cinnamomum genus, being used to add flavor to both sweet and spicy dishes. The two varieties of cinnamon most widely in use are the Ceylon cinnamon and the cassia cinnamon. Both these variants can be used to prevent and cure certain ailments, including diabetes mellitus type […]

Olive oil happens to be one of the most beneficial treatments for head lice, while being a natural remedy, it evades many side effects of products like shampoos and hair masks. How does olive oil kill lice and eggs Olive oil acts as a suffocating agent by coating the skin of adult lice, thereby blocking […]

Aloe Vera for Sunburn

Aloe Vera, with its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, is a good and easily available home remedy for sunburn. The success rates are debatable when it comes to clinical first- and second-degree burns. But in normal sunburn, it triggers the healing process, helping with the redness, blistering, and skin peeling. How does aloe vera help sunburn Aloe […]

Baking Soda for Heartburn

A common anomaly, acid reflux or Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) happens when the lower esophageal sphincter muscle becomes too relaxed, causing the bottom end of the esophagus to open, which lets the acids in the stomach to regurgitate back into the esophageal wall right along the chest. There is a readily available, natural and safe remedy, […]

The antibacterial elements of vinegar in the apple cider solution provide instant relief for problems of a sore throat caused by cold and infections. Certainly it’s not a replacement for medicines but, found to provide great relief in case of a sore throat, especially it works wonders in reducing the pain. It is safe to […]

What is marjoram? Marjoram (Origanum majorana) or sweet marjoram is a flavored edible herb, having a host of medicinal uses. A type of oregano, the herb is used for seasoning several dishes. It is often used as a substitute for oregano in cooking, owing to its strong flavor. Recent studies have shown that the vital nutrients in […]

What is yacon syrup? It is an effective weight loss supplement prepared from the roots of the yacon plant. Yacon syrup is considered to be one of the best alternatives for sugar due to its sweet taste, resembling maple syrup. It is not only low in calories, but also rich in potassium, calcium, and antioxidants. Role […]

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