Category Archives: Health

Skin Benefits of Beeswax

Known mostly for its conditioning properties, beeswax also has a number of other benefits for the skin, including an action that helps to calm and soothe. What is Beeswax? Honeybees produce a natural wax, secreting it from glands on the sides of their bodies. They then scrape the wax off, chew it up and secrete […]

Moisturisers Key To Managing Eczema Cycle

What is eczema? Eczema is one of the most common skin conditions. It is also called dermatitis and simply means inflamed skin. Eczema can occur at any time although it is very common in children and babies. Childhood eczema frequently occurs in the body creases and is called “atopic dermatitis”. Adults often develop eczema on […]

Laundry Detergent, Fabric Softener and Eczema

Laundry detergents and fabric softeners are chemical products for washing and softening clothes. However, they do accumulate in clothes with repeated washes. The chemicals in these washing products are then slowly released. When they come in contact with the skin, these chemicals behave as irritants and can worsen eczema symptoms. These chemical agents can trigger […]

Organics Solution To All Your Sanitizing Job!

With the rise of disease causing pathogens, the responsibilities of parents become more challenging as they try to keep their families healthy and happy. With so many dangerous sicknesses making their rounds, there also seem to be a rise in anti-bacterial products in the market too! Unfortunately, most such products not only kill the targeted bacteria and germs, but they weaken the natural defence structure of […]

5 Scary Reasons To Avoid Petroleum And Mineral Oil In Your Skincare Products

Petroleum and mineral oil are like cilantro—they’re polarizing. Some of you guys with a hippie beauty bent already avoid them like the plague. (And there’s no doubt that some beauty brands capitalize on not having these ingredients in their formulas. “No mineral oil” is the new “no parabens”.) Just the fact that they’re derived from crude […]

Should I Stop Using Talcum Powder?

Talcum Powder Mothers, nurses and nannies use silky white talcum powder to treat diaper rash, to absorb moisture and as a deodorant. The mineral talc, from which talcum powder is developed, is a component of popular cosmetic and personal hygiene products used by many on a daily basis. However, new research links talc to ovarian […]

Possible Causes of Allergic Reaction on Your Skin

What Does Allergic Reaction Mean? An allergic reaction is sensitivity to something you’ve eaten, inhaled, or touched. That “something” you’re allergic to is called an allergen. Your body interprets the allergen as foreign or harmful, and attacks as a form of protection. You can have an allergic reaction on any part of your body. The […]

‘Good bacteria’ during pregnancy may ward off eczema: study

By Genevra Pittman, Reuters, 25 October 2012 (Reuters) – Babies were less likely to get the itchy skin rash eczema when their mothers took probiotics during pregnancy and while breastfeeding, according to a study from Finland. Researchers said it’s possible that probiotics – which are thought to help balance bacteria populations in the gut and prevent […]

U.S. government openly admits vaccines are seriously harming children: see the email

(NaturalNews) Towards the end of the Bush Administration, and in response to probing questions from an investigative journalist who, at the time, was working for CBS News, the U.S. government admitted that some vaccines were seriously harming children. As noted in an email, the reporter, Sharyl Attkisson — whose recent reporting about what really happened […]

Cleansing The Lymphatic System

When waste material leaves the body cells, it is carried away by the two circulating body fluids, namely, the blood and the lymph. The lymph is formed out of the blood but contains no red blood cells. Each cell in the body is bathed by the intestinal fluid, which consists of materials from the bloodstream […]