Natural Homemeade Skin Moisturizer

The protective oils in the outermost layer of the skin help to hold back water in the skin.   When these oils are lost the skin tends to lose this water and becomes dry.   Moisturizers act as a barrier and prevent this loss of water from the skin. Regular application of moisturizers also helps improve the […]

Top 5 Health Benefits of Indian Gooseberry or Amla

Oobleck officinalis.  or Indian gooseberry,  is a very sour fruit and is found mostly in India and tropical Southeast Asia.   It is very rich in vitamin C and contains many minerals and vitamins like calcium,  phosphorus,  iron,  carotene and vitamin b-complex. It is also a powerful antioxidant agent.   The taste might not appeal you at […]

Exercise, Stress, and the Brain

Exercise is interesting in terms of effects on the brain because it works in about 4 or 5 different ways. One of the most obvious ways is blood flow.   So if you get your heart working your brain is going to be filled with oxygen rich blood and nutrients, required for peak performance. The other […]

New Drug Could ‘Cure’ Hair Loss In ‘Six Weeks’

Getty Bald people have been given fresh hope after an eczema drug restored hair growth in a teenage girl with long-standing alopecia. Doctors told how their 13-year-old patient, who has alopecia totalis – a total lack of scalp hair – as well as eczema, experienced ‘significant’ hair regrowth while being treated with dupilumab, a drug […]

Are Your Nails Trying To Tell You Something?

Finger and toenails are not just for painting or picking at the lounge room coffee table. Many health problems will show up on your nails, so it’s worth paying attention and listen to what your nails are trying to tell you. So, are your nails trying to tell you something? via photobucket.com 1) Dents or Pits in the […]

14 Amazing Uses For Coconut Oil for Personal Hygiene

Whether you’re an old hat, or just jumped on the bandwagon, coconut oil is suddenly HOT! From celebrity endorsements to word of mouth on the playground, it seems everyone has tried it in one form or another, and best of all, it’s natural! SAHM found some of these awesome uses for coconut oil to both […]