Unfortunately acne isn’t only a teenage bug bear but can rear its ugly head at any stage of life. Stress, toxins, poor diets and harsh chemicals all play havoc on our bodies and in particular our skin. The reality is that adult acne is very common at any stage or age. So before throwing potato sack over your head or crawling under the duvet in shame, try some of these home remedies for acne to ease your acne woes.
Winter is almost upon us and that means the nasty cold and flu viruses are amongst us. You are able to successfully treat many ailments with home remedies and colds and flu are no different. Below we look at some great natural home remedies for coughs but before we do so it’s important to distinguish whether you have a productive (wet) or non-productive (dry) cough. This will allow you to choose from the home remedies below as to which will be most effective. A non- productive cough is dry cough whilst a productive cough is when mucus is produced.
Toxins are a frightening reality of everyday present life. From pesticides and herbicides in food to alcohol, nicotine, sugar and caffeine. These all have a very negative effect on your body and your overall feeling of wellbeing. You may think you are just getting old when in actual fact all you need to do is reduce toxins from your everyday life to feel 10 years younger.
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps are possibly the nastiest of symptoms when suffering from gastro and can be incredibly debilitating and even life threatening if severe dehydration results. Below we look at some of the best treatments for gastro, also known as stomach flu or gastroenteritis.
In our previous article How to Beat Heartburn the Natural Way we looked at natural remedies to ease heartburn and reflux, a common stomach ailment. There are however many more illnesses and ailments around the stomach and we have 5 natural remedies to help these.
Heartburn in fact has nothing to do with the “heart” but is a burning pain in the oesophagus and stomach, often accompanied by nausea and anxiety which affects many South Africans every day. Causes vary from being overweight to diet, being pregnant or to an hiatus hernia. Whatever the cause is, heartburn is one of the most annoying and uncomfortable digestive ailments which countless people seek help for.
Heartburn occurs when the digestive acids in the stomach are pushed up by gases into the oesophagus causing a burning sensation, abdominal pain and discomfort. Natural remedies are a great and inexpensive way to treat heartburn, particularly in pregnancy as many conventional medicines are off limits.
If you’re suffering from neck, shoulder and upper back problems and possibly arm pain requiring repeated therapy that has not corrected the problem, this could very possibly be related to an underlying disorder of the small intestine, large intestine or general digestive system – each of which has its own life flow of energy which is called a meridian. Each of these meridians channels energy along its own unique path around the body. Should a meridian’s related organ be disordered, the path of the meridian may also, in turn, show signs of such disorder – such as neck, shoulder, upper back or arm pain or tension.
Unfortunately, for a variety of reasons, pets can suffer from bad breath. This may be an indication of some important underlying issues your pet could have and can be unpleasant for the owner. We have a look at a few natural remedies which you can use in order to help put the freshness back into your pet’s smile.
Ticks and fleas are without doubt the most annoying and dangerous parasites for pets, especially dogs. Ticks can give rise to ‘tick worry’, transmit diseases to dogs, and may also bite and transmit diseases to the owners of the dogs. Fleas cause intense irritation in healthy dogs, flea-bite allergies in sensitised dogs and are the intermediate hosts of the larval stage of the dog tapeworm, Dipylidium caninum. This tapeworm may also infect humans, and especially children.