At-home face masks are some of the best beauty tricks in the book. However, not all masks are created equally. Some target dryness, others clear up your skin, and there are some that provide massive moisture. For a mask that will give you glowing, supple, dewy skin, try using turmeric the next time you want […]

Turmeric is a root that not only provides phenomenal flavor to curries and other dishes, but also provides many health benefits. The active component in turmeric root is called curcumin, and this has been shown to possess antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. As research on this “super root” has continued, scientists have found that turmeric is […]

Turmeric is a powerful healer that grows naturally in the environment. It’s been in use for some time for its amazing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. As research into the herb’s healing potential delves deeper, turmeric has been discovered to benefit many conditions, including Alzheimer’s and heart disease. Health Benefits of Turmeric As a medicinal herb, […]

Anxiety is estimated to affect a large group of people globally. The National Institute for Mental Health stated that women are twice as likely to have anxiety as men. Stress can be a contributor to anxiety. When it comes to eating, avoid stress eating instead eat to reduce stress. There are certain types of food […]

Fever can be described as a sign of illness and response to stimulate the Immune system to eliminate unwanted invaders. The best way to get rid of fever is by working with it rather than against it. However, many fear fever and whenever it occurs they reach for the medicine bottle. For a common cold, […]

Our bodies come with complex built-in detoxification systems such as the lungs, kidneys, skin, and colon among others. But due to exposure to toxins such as antibiotics, chemicals, and pesticides from the environment, the food we eat, beauty products, and household cleaners, our body accumulates these toxins to the extent that it becomes overwhelmed to […]

The sun emits ultraviolet radiation that can harm your eyes, especially after prolonged exposure in the sun. Just like your skin is susceptible to sunburn due to overexposure, your eyes and the skin around your eyes, including the eyelids also need protection for the UV rays. That’s where sunglasses come in. A common question that […]

The liver is one of the most essential organs that’s responsible for cleansing blood, filtering toxins from your blood, breaking down alcohol and any medications you take, storing vitamins and other nutrients, producing bile, proteins, and cholesterol. The liver largely contributes to our health and keeping it in good shape is necessary. Certain unhealthy habits […]

Sore throat is a common symptom during the cold season. And for most of us, the first instinct is to reach for a hot cup of water or tea. This may or may not work depending on what type of tea you take. Today, we explore the top 6 teas that will soothe your sore […]

A series of illnesses including diabetes, HIV, cancer, autoimmune disorders, and shingles can cause nerve pain. Similarly, injured or people experiencing physical or psychological stress can experience nerve pain. At times this pain may get better on its own without any form of treatment, but most of the time the pain has a significant impact […]

If there’s one product that has dozens of applications around the home, it’s baking soda. From removing odor in your kitchen to baking to whitening your teeth, baking soda also proves to be a valuable skincare product. Baking soda or sodium bicarbonate is a white alkaline powder known to have anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antibacterial and antiseptic […]

From occasional anxiety before an interview or getting the doctor’s results after a scan to severe anxiety and panic attacks, herbal supplements can provide the much-needed relief naturally. The thought of taking prescription drugs can cause stress, considering the side effects you have to endure. Whether it’s our current lifestyle, over-prescription or changes in the […]

Ginger is a plant with a pungent and unique flavor that’s used in stir-fries, juice, tea, soup and also for medicinal use. For centuries, ginger has been used to treat and manage an array of health problems ranging from digestion, nausea, migraines, colds and high blood pressure. Most of us are familiar with the rhizome […]

Close to 31.6 million Americans suffer from eczema, making it a very common skin condition. Eczema is characterized by an itchy non-contagious inflammation commonly in the elbows, knees or hands. The common type of eczema is atopic dermatitis which is also a chronic illness. Eczema symptoms include dryness, irritation, redness and patchy sores. Atopic dermatitis […]