A perennial, succulent vine belonging to the grape family, Cissus quadrangularis has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries to treat a wide variety of illnesses, diseases and especially to promote healing of bone fractures. Native to Asia and Africa, Cissus quandrangularis exerts analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties attributed to potent phytochemicals … [Read more...] about Cissus Quadrangularis: What is it, How does it work and Why!
Your fingernails are much more than an extension of your finger. They are made up of dead cells and a tough, protective protein referred to as keratin. Your fingernails are made of the same elements as your hair, just with a different structure. Healthy nails are hard, but smooth and can withstand excessive amounts of pressure. Nutritional deficiencies and … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Naturally Strengthen Your Nails
You probably can’t swing a mange-ridden cat by the tail without an old-timer telling you that burnt motor oil is the best treatment for the condition. Fortunately, these days mange is often effectively treated at home with simple household products. Of course, the more deep-rooted, and contagious, species of mange mites may call for prescription medication. But even in these … [Read more...] about Home Remedies for Mange on Dogs and Cats
Dyshidrotic eczema might typically “only” affect feet and hands -- sufferers know that the intense itching, along with the distracting feeling of blisters between your fingers and on the sides of your feet, can be downright maddening. Because it is related to atopic dermatitis, treatment for this allergy- and stress-related disorder can be similar. You may need prescription … [Read more...] about Dyshidrotic Eczema Home Remedies
Sometimes the cause of your laryngitis is obvious. You many have been screaming along at a concert the night before, or perhaps you annually lose your voice when pollen season arrives. Other times, the cause of that lost voice and irritated throat can by more mysterious. Viruses are a frequent culprit in laryngitis cases, but a bacterial infection can also lead to the temporary … [Read more...] about Laryngitis Home Remedies