Ingrown hairs can be an annoyance, especially when they become infected and cause bumps, itchiness and even puss. Although this typically does not constitute a vast health concern, they may require ongoing maintenance therapy. And some natural herbs and other home remedies can help speed up the healing process too. The commonly used herbs include evening primrose oil, tea-tree oil, fenugreek, black tea, turmeric, Aloe Vera, lavender, witch hazel, and so on. Continue reading Herbs For Ingrown Hairs
There are many home remedies that can ease a gout attack. And baking soda, also known as bicarbonate of soda or sodium bicarbonate, is a popular one these days. So, gout patients can consider taking it to alkalize urine and thus prevent uric acid crystallization. However, it should be noted that long-term administration of large doses of this chemical salt can lead to metabolic alkalosis, edema, high blood pressure, and other health problems. Continue reading Does Baking Soda Work for Gout?
Cold hands and feet are usually the result of poor blood circulation. Besides, other more serious health problems can possibly occur in every organ of your body when blood flow becomes restricted there. Good news is that some herbs have long been used in the home remedies to improve the blood flow around the body. Continue reading What Herb Is Good for Poor Circulation?
When it comes to strep throat treatment, antibiotics are usually prescribed because this is bacterial infections. However, penicillin, amoxicillin, and cephalexin don’t make any sense if a sore throat is caused by a virus or allergies. In this case, herbal remedies can help ease the pain or irritation of the throat. Continue reading Herbs for Sore Throat
The benefits of using tea tree oil are huge. It is able to get rid of acne, boost immune system, promote wound healing, and so on. In general, when properly used, especially applied to the skin in recommended doses, it is possibly safe for most users. What should be pointed out, however, is that it may still cause side effects in some cases. Continue reading Is Tea Tree Oil Safe?
As an annoying garden weed, stinging nettle tends to give you an accidental painful bite. In short, to many of you this is simply a nuisance. However, you may not know that its young leaves can be eaten as a cooked vegetable as they are rich in protein, iron and minerals. What’s more, medically its leaves, stems, and sometimes the roots can offer numerous health benefits. Today, it is available in the forms of tea, tincture, capsule to treat a variety of health problems in both a homeopathic remedy and an herbal treatment. Continue reading Health Benefits of Stinging Nettle Leaf
Infections from viruses or bacteria should take the blame for most sore throat. Fortunately, the viruses are the same thing that causes common cold and flu (influenza). That’s to say, this is a minor illness that will go away even though no medical treatment has been given. So, some simple at home remedies or over-the-counter meds can soothe the pain and irritation quickly. Among them, the old-fashioned saltwater is one of the best-known tricks. Besides, you have more options that are as effective. Continue reading Home Remedies for Sore Throat Pain Relief
Canker sores in mouth and tongue can be so painful that you have no appetite to eat any food and even drink water. You may think that there is little you can do about it because the doctor tells you there is no cure for this oral condition so far. In facts, you can try some home remedies to help relieve the pain or even greatly shorten the healing time. In other words, you don’t have to sit there for 1-2 weeks and wait it goes away on its own. So do something now. Continue reading Canker Sore Home Remedies That Work Fast
The health benefits of jujube fruits, also known as red dates or Chinese dates, has been discovered in the east for more than 2000 years. This is why they are usually found in Chinese markets instead of the typical western grocery stores. Its dried form is one of the most used ingredients in herbal remedies. Besides, you can also use it to enrich your diet. Continue reading How to Eat Dried Jujube?
Many of you are used to treating your cold sores by putting toothpaste or salt on it overnight. No doubt, by doing so it helps alleviate the symptoms and makes you feel more comfortable. But the bad news is that home remedies like this are not a cure for this condition. More precisely, so far there is no cure for this ailment yet. Continue reading Toothpaste on Cold Sores: Does It Work?