Antibacterial soaps found USELESS

The over-used antibacterial chemicals in soaps, toothpaste, and everyday household items aren’t stopping harmful bacteria as advertised. These synthetic bactericides are causing harmful bacteria to mutate and develop resistant traits, making them more infectious, claims a new report. Antibacterial soaps containing triclosan, triclocarban, and 19 other bactericides are useless for killing germs because these chemicals cause infectious … Continue reading Antibacterial soaps found USELESS

Chemical Used in Antibacterial Hand Soaps May Impair Muscle Function

Source: Chemical Used in Antibacterial Hand Soaps May Impair Muscle Function by Dr. Edward Group In recent years, our lexicon been bombarded with antibacterial products. Hand sanitizer dispensers are found all over the place, including my local YMCA. The shopping cart corral at the market usually has a canister of antibacterial wipes handy for the handle. … Continue reading Chemical Used in Antibacterial Hand Soaps May Impair Muscle Function

How to make DIY antibacterial hand sanitizer using non-toxic ingredients

Throughout America, many worried shoppers are stocking up on essential items to prepare for possible supply shortages and extended community lockdown because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Aside from food, buyers are also looking for important items like cleaning supplies, rubbing alcohol, soap and hand sanitizer. If you’re running low on hand sanitizer, there are … Continue reading How to make DIY antibacterial hand sanitizer using non-toxic ingredients

Researchers investigate the antibacterial activity of Albizia adianthifolia

In this study, researchers from Cameroon and Turkey isolated phytochemicals from the root of Albizia adianthifolia and assessed their anti-microbial effects against Gram-negative and multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacteria. Their results were published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. A. adianthifolia is used in Cameroon as a natural medicine for bronchitis and skin diseases. In their previous study, the … Continue reading Researchers investigate the antibacterial activity of Albizia adianthifolia

Cleaning products linked to antibiotic resistance: Use plant-based non-toxic cleaners instead, urge experts

Millions of people around the globe use chemical disinfectants and other similar cleaning products to rid their homes of disease-causing bacteria. However, scientists find that the use of these cleaners can cause bacteria to develop resistance to chemicals meant to kill them. This is because chemical cleaners leave active residues that continue to kill bacteria — but not all … Continue reading Cleaning products linked to antibiotic resistance: Use plant-based non-toxic cleaners instead, urge experts

Good for your skin too: Topically applying dong quai can improve pruritus

Dong quai (Angelica sinensis), also known as female ginseng, is a medicinal plant widely used in traditional Chinese medicine. A study found that among its various medicinal benefits is the ability to provide relief from atopic dermatitis, otherwise known as eczema. In the study, the researchers induced eczema in mice by applying 2,4-dinitrochlorobenzene (DNCB), a skin irritant known … Continue reading Good for your skin too: Topically applying dong quai can improve pruritus

Eucalyptus Oil: Top Benefits & Uses With DIY Recipes

  Source: Eucalyptus Oil: Top Benefits & Uses With DIY Recipes by Dr. Edward Group When you want a natural, effective relief for seasonal coughs and colds, eucalyptus oil is your essential oil of choice. This fragrant evergreen tree is a household favorite not only for its odor-eliminating leaves but also thanks to its healing properties. … Continue reading Eucalyptus Oil: Top Benefits & Uses With DIY Recipes

Germ free – the fastest way to get sick: Expert suggests that we’re too clean; lack of germ exposure is weakening our immune systems

We have been waging war with germs for the longest time, it seems. Since we were young, we have been taught that germs are harmful and that we should make sure we are clean all the time. It is a lesson that echoes even today, with the swaths of products that ensure you are spotless … Continue reading Germ free – the fastest way to get sick: Expert suggests that we’re too clean; lack of germ exposure is weakening our immune systems

Superbugs: Drug Resistant but Not Herb Resistant

Superbug is becoming a household term and unfortunately, a household occurrence. The most recent headliner is the methicillin and penicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA. Thought of mostly as a hospital acquired infection, its occurrence is showing up in schools, gyms, and daycare centers. 21 schools in Bedford, Virginia have closed to undergo cleaning after a high school … Continue reading Superbugs: Drug Resistant but Not Herb Resistant