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The Home Remedy Diary » 2008» May

Archive for May, 2008

 
May
28
Posted (Health4all) in Uncategorized on May-28-2008

Herbal Cigarettes

If you are trying to quit smoking, try herbal cigarettes. What is the difference between the usual cigarettes and herbal cigarettes? Well, the main difference is that herbal cigarettes contain natural ingredients instead of nicotine and tobacco. As you can tell, one of its main uses is to assist you to stop smoking cigarettes with nicotine and tobacco.

Generally, this works because when you smoke herbal cigarettes, your body receives less nicotine. Thus your body will gradually become fewer dependents on nicotine, and you can abandon the habit in time. Most smokers do not realize that it is the style of holding and puffing the cigarette that makes it tough to quit. So, with herbal cigarettes, you can still hold and puff like how you use a normal cigarette, just without the danger of nicotine and tobacco going into your body.

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May
17
Posted (Health4all) in Acne on May-17-2008

Acne Home Remedies

Prevention is always better than cure. There is no exception when it comes to treating acne. The simplest way to deal with acne is stay away from it and make sure you don’t get it in the first place. Here are some home remedies for an acne-free skin.

First of all, wash your face regularly in a proper way. Wash at least once or two times a day. For delicate skin, you should use a facial cleanser that is mild or labeled with “for sensitive skin”, (Dove Unscented, Tone, Basis, and Neutrogena are a few good examples). Using your fingertips, rub your face very gently with warm water; Never use a washcloth because it irritates your skin. If you have an oily skin, use benzoyl peroxide containing facial foam. It helps in drying out the skin. This is one of the best home remedy for acne.

Be very careful when you are choosing your facial products. Steer clear of oily products. Oily products such as pomades used to style your hair, moisturizers, and oily cleansers like cold cream can easily cause a breakout on your face.

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May
16
Posted (Health4all) in Miscarriage on May-16-2008

 Miscarriage Management

If you have taken a pregnancy test and found out you are pregnant, the very first thing you should do is getting prenatal care. Get yourself an obstetrician and ask her everything you need to know about pregnancy. The doctor will prescribe you prenatal vitamins which every pregnant woman needs. These vitamins contain important nutrients, such as folic acid, calcium and iron. It is a must for pregnant women to know that a deficit in folic acid can lead to birth defects.

At the early stage of pregnancy, folic acid is required for the fetus to develop neutral tube which makes the brain and spinal cords and the pregnancy goes on. You should take in at least 400 micrograms of folic acid a day. Apart from prenatal vitamins, you are recommended to eat more food that is rich in folic acid.

To ensure a healthy pregnancy, you ought to adhere to a healthy diet. Exercise regularly and maintain your “baby weight” within healthy range.

Try to relax and stay calm. These are all important in achieving a good health as a healthy pregnancy begins with a good health. You can even start taking folic acid before your pregnancy to prevent any birth defects in future.

Both smoking and passive smoking greatly increases the risk of low birth weight and placental problems of a pregnant woman. Pregnant women who smoke also suffer a higher risk of giving premature birth. Therefore, stay from smoking as far as you can. If you are pregnant and smoking at the same time, you must stop smoking during your first trimester before it is too late. Giving up smoking before that decreases the risk to as low as that of a non-smoking woman.

In addition, you should avoid drinking too much coffee or exposing yourself too frequently to X-rays. Do not do any strenuous exercise either.

Extra special care should be given to those who have a chronic health condition. Women with high blood pressure should have their blood pressure checked and consult their doctor regarding their medical condition from time to time.

Besides, diabetic women should always be aware of their blood sugar level and adjust their insulin to the optimum. Last but not least, pregnant women should make sure they have no viral or bacterial infections. If you are infected with Chlamydia or herpes, get treatment immediately as these can determine the way your baby is born.



 
May
06
Posted (Health4all) in Jaundice on May-6-2008

Home remedies for jaundice

Yellowing of skin and whites of eyes are the major signs of jaundice. This is mainly due to excessive bilirubin in the blood. Home remedies for jaundice will help to cure the condition effectively. Some of the jaundice home remedies help you to prevent the condition before it gets started.

Mix one ripen banana with a tablespoon of honey and consume it daily during summer to prevent jaundice. This is one of the simple remedy for icterus (jaundice).

Even high intake of lemon juice is found to be effective in the jaundice condition. The good home remedy for jaundice is taking 4 grams of Indian gooseberry thrice daily for 15-20 days.

Take salted tomato juice daily in the early morning to prevent the occurrence of jaundice.

Other good home remedy of jaundice include drinking one teaspoon of fresh lemon and mint with half teaspoon ginger juice.

A piece of Alum should be placed on a frying pan and heat it until it gets expanded. Smash this crumbled alum into powder and add a pinch of this powdered alum in a small cup of fresh curd. Include this one cup of curd at least 2-3 times a day. This is considered to be a best home remedy for jaundice.

Home remedies for jaundice offer you herbal and natural method to treat jaundice effectively. So, this is high time to take essential steps to avoid occurrence of jaundice by just adhering to the jaundice home remedies.



 
May
03
Posted (Health4all) in Razor Burn on May-3-2008

Home Remedies for Razor burns

Razor burn is usually an irritation of the skin caused by shaving with a razor. Razor burn is a real nuisance for those who have to shave everyday growth. Home remedies for this Razor burns provides promising cure for the suffering individuals. Before get to know about the Razor burns home remedies, it is essential to know the causes of Razor burns.

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