5 Natural treatments for eczema

Eczema is one of the most common skin conditions in the United States, affecting some 31 million people. This skin condition is characterized by inflammation, itching, scaling, discoloration and dryness. It flares up periodically and then subsides. There is no accepted mainstream cure for eczema. Most people with the condition simply use remedies to treat … Continue reading 5 Natural treatments for eczema

Survival medicine: 10 Medicinal uses of coconut oil

Coconut oil is a versatile survival item with a lot of medicinal uses. It’s an amazing natural remedy for a variety of ailments, such as burns, cold sores and sore throat. Here are some of the many ways you can use coconut oil medicinally: (h/t to FoodStorageMom.com) Moisturize skin As a sealant, coconut oil helps trap water in your … Continue reading Survival medicine: 10 Medicinal uses of coconut oil

How to make DIY non-toxic mosquito repellants with essential oils

  With the mosquito season well underway, it can be tempting to buy mosquito repellants to protect yourself from mosquito bites. But these commercial products contain toxic chemicals that can do more harm than good to your health and the environment. To ward off mosquitoes without getting exposed to chemicals, try one of the following recipes … Continue reading How to make DIY non-toxic mosquito repellants with essential oils

Researchers study coconut oil as a natural treatment for antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections, severe burns

Antibiotic resistance is a genuine health threat. It is considered one of the major health issues of this age. Severe burn victims are particularly susceptible to antibiotic-resistant infection because their body tissues create a niche environment for pathogens. Antibiotic ointments used to be an effective treatment but the rising threat of antibiotic resistance leaves many burn patients vulnerable. Fortunately, … Continue reading Researchers study coconut oil as a natural treatment for antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections, severe burns

Study: Coconut oil contains molecules found to be effective against coronavirus

New research out of the Philippines has uncovered yet another potentially viable candidate for treating and preventing the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) without the need for pharmaceuticals or vaccines, and it is lovingly known to many of our readers as coconut oil. Dr. Fabian M. Dayrit, PhD, from Ateneo de Manila University, along with the help of Dr. Mary T. … Continue reading Study: Coconut oil contains molecules found to be effective against coronavirus

First aid basics: Home remedies and treatments for different kinds of open wounds

Injuries like open wounds may not seem serious at first, but the potential complications that follow them could pose a risk to your health. In this situation, knowing the basics of first aid can help prevent potentially fatal health consequences. This article discusses the treatments and home remedies for a few types of open wounds. Open wound treatments An … Continue reading First aid basics: Home remedies and treatments for different kinds of open wounds

Beat Candida and balance your gut health with these 20 anti-fungal foods

Patients with a candida infection need to eat as many anti-fungal foods as possible. These healthy foods kill the yeast by starving them of sugar and breaking down candida’s cellular walls. One of the best anti-fungal foods is coconut oil. It contains caprylic acid and lauric acid which support the immune system. Apple cider vinegar has enzymes … Continue reading Beat Candida and balance your gut health with these 20 anti-fungal foods

Exfoliate and moisturize: 6 Natural and effective remedies for dry skin on your face

Not everyone has flawless skin, especially on the face. Some people are more prone to having dry skin on the face than others. There are many reasons why dry facial skin occurs, such as changes in temperature or humidity; using soaps with harsh chemicals; and skin problems like eczema. The skin naturally produces an oil … Continue reading Exfoliate and moisturize: 6 Natural and effective remedies for dry skin on your face

Which carrier oils should you pair with your essential oils?

To make essential oils (EOs) more effective, pair these natural remedies with carrier oils (COs) whose properties are good for your hair and skin. What are carrier oils? Essential oils are highly concentrated oils with various health benefits. However, you shouldn’t apply EOs directly to your skin because they may cause negative side effects like skin irritation. To avoid … Continue reading Which carrier oils should you pair with your essential oils?

Manage eczema with these homemade remedies

Patients with eczema often resign themselves to living with the allergic condition while managing its symptoms. Fortunately, they may experience relief from the effects of atopic dermatitis with the aid of simple home remedies. A remedy may be a complementary therapy that improves the quality of life of a patient alongside a prescribed conventional treatment. It may also … Continue reading Manage eczema with these homemade remedies