Skin Problems

How To Use Turmeric To Stop Asthma

…don’t see any improvement within 10 to 14 days. Turmeric is a great healer to have around. I personally find it especially helpful for topical skin problems. As I explained in Vol. 5, No. 20, a paste of powder and water works on everything from bug bites to ringworm. And don’t forget to dump a half…

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Clear Your Skin With a Good Digestive Cleansing

…could be a source of her skin problems. Her problem likely began with all the environmental toxins she’s taken in over the years. As they’ve built up in her system, her liver detoxification system has been overwhelmed, and her body has tried to remove toxins through her skin. Her liver has become overburdened…

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Milk Thistle Protects Against Skin Cancer

skin creams. There are no studies yet to know whether taking the extract orally would help repair sun-related skin aging or protect against skin cancer. Where can you get silibinin? Milk thistle products, which have been used for thousands of years primarily to remedy for liver and gallbladder problems,…

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Can Sunscreen Do More Harm Than Good?

skin cancer rates—particularly melanoma, the most deadly form. And, then there’s the concern of various sunscreen ingredients being absorbed by the body and causing further problems. Scientists have now found that one widely used sunscreen ingredient, benzophenone (BP), can pass through the skin

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Could Castor Oil Cure Everything?

…unpopular one, but the moms were definitely onto something. Castor oil boosts the immune system and can effectively treat a wide range of health problems: acne, constipation, bursitis, sprains, strains, and toenail fungus, to name a few. It is also one of the best ways to treat cold or flu symptoms…

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How To Make a Castor Oil Pack

…heating pad. * The entire pack can now be placed against the body with the oil-soaked flannel on the skin. For general conditions, the pack should be placed on the abdomen. (For treating lower back problems, the pack can be placed there.) To help hold the pack in place and to keep oil from getting on bedding…

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The Truth About the Lyme Disease Epidemic

…remain attached 12 or more hours before it can pass on the infective material, so check yourself and remove the tick as soon as possible, and treat the skin around the bite with alcohol. Be alert for symptoms. * From 3 to 30 days afterward: the bull’s-eye rash at the site of the bite (in half of the cases…

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Massage Away Diabetic Lesions

…-US X-NONE X-NONE With leg ulcers, one of the main problems that impedes healing is a lack of adequate circulation to the area and I have a simple massaging technique that can help restore blood flow to an ulcer and speed the healing process. Skin ulcerations develop in a circular pattern that somewhat…

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Intestinal Disorders and Mental Health

…the enteric nervous system (ENS) that controls and regulates our intestinal tract. The ENS senses environmental threats, just like our eyes, nose, skin, etc., and reports this information to the brain. The vagus nerve, which is part of the ENS, is the longest cranial nerve and has the widest distribution…

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Carnosine for Cataracts

…carnosine. Carnosine is made up of the two amino acids—beta-alanine and L-histidine. It is naturally found in high concentrations in our muscles, heart, skin, and brain. Its antioxidant activity is well documented, but carnosine is also one of the very best glycation preventatives known. (Benfotiamine is…

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Health Benefits of Fiber for Weight Loss

…in the diet. There were dozens of reports explaining how high-fiber diets could prevent heart disease, ease common digestive problems, and help dozens of other health problems. I'd like to add another key health benefit of fiber: weight loss. If you want to lose weight or maintain a proper weight, a…

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Can Putting Away the Salt Shaker Help Osteoporosis?

…also huge culprits because salt is a major ingredient in most of them. When you take a close look at the steady increase in the incidence of bone problems over the past two or three decades, you’ll see that it coincides with the increased use of processed foods. Reducing Your Salt Intake Is Only Half…

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Stop the Flu With Resveratrol

The compound from grape skins called resveratrol is back in the news, because research suggests that it might also become a powerful tool to help stop the spread of the flu. Researchers at the Institute of Microbiology found that resveratrol could stop the replication of the influenza virus in cell cultures…

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