26 February 2014

Hemorrhoids ; Home Treatments.

Vegetable juice
Many of you have heard the name hemorrhoids. It is a health disorder that people often feel ashamed of and therefore, do not want to disclose it to anyone. It is not very rare problem though, but people still hesitate to talk about this disease. Human body consists of an internal cushion like structure inside the anus that used in controlling the stool process within the body. Any infection may cause swelling in these cushions, which may result in pain and bleeding to form hemorrhoids internally or externally or even both at the same time. The actual reason for causing hemorrhoids is still uncertain however, researchers assumes that various factors may involved in causing the hemorrhoids such as sudden pressure or strain to the abdominal area, improper diet habits, aging, chronic disease, pregnancy or long time sitting, in addition too much heat or genetics may also cause hemorrhoids.   

You can find a number of medications in any drugstore for treating hemorrhoids but it needs proper guidance from your doctor to use these medications. Additionally according to some experts, there are certain home remedies that you can use to get rid of hemorrhoids fast at home as well. In the following paragraphs, you can find some of them.

 Home cures for Hemorrhoids

Goat milk
Goat milk is one of the best home based remedy that you can find effective in various health disorders including hemorrhoids. The importance of goat milk is already proven by different studies; in addition, you can use goat milk in treating piles and hemorrhoids also, as It works as a softener for softening the stool and therefore relieving you from applying extra pressure. Goat milk also plays an important role in enhancing the process of digestion inside your body. You can take goat milk in many ways such as by adding little amount
Goat milk
of honey in it or you can consume goat milk by adding few teaspoons of lemon juice in early hours. Many physicians recommends drinking a glass of warm goat milk before going to bed for perfect sleep, another way you can use goat milk is by extracting Curd from it  and applying to the affected area in case if having external hemorrhoid.

Vegetables juice

Another effective method of treating hemorrhoids in home is by using vegetables. Vegetables are very good sources of a number of essential nutrition. Some vegetables such as mint, carrots, ginger, spinach and lemon
are very effective in treating various health problems. You can use juice of spinach, carrots or mint to get rid of piles or hemorrhoids. First make juice of spinach or carrots and then mix little amount of honey in it and take 2-3 times per day for getting relief from hemorrhoids. You can also use goat milk with vegetable juice to cure hemorrhoids as well. 


Using oil to get relief from hemorrhoids is also an effective way you can perform at home. There are number of oil available that you can use in curing hemorrhoids. You can use olive oil or coconut oil in case of piles or hemorrhoids by simply applying few drops of oil into the affected part of your body to get quick relief.
Apart from the above-mentioned item, Honey is also useful in curing the hemorrhoids.   


23 February 2014

Loosing Weight Naturally...

A yoga position
Despite of our ultra modern and liberal thinking few things still remains avoidable for us and over body weight is one of them. No matter where you live or what you do, everyone wants a fit and attractive body instead of dull and fatty one. So how an overweight person can achieve weight loss and that too without any side effects? The answer is very simple; you can achieve natural weight loss by giving proper attention to certain things. In the below paragraphs you can find some of them.

Dieting Habits

Your dieting habit is one of the most influential practices that involved in gaining body fats and extra weight. You can control your body weight easily by monitoring your dieting habits and in the same time doing necessary changes in it. Firstly, paste a calorie chart on your dining room wall to ensure checking the amount of calorie you consume while eating any particular vegetable, fruits or other stuff, it will automatically motivate you to eat healthy foods. Consume low carbohydrates containing foods like whole grains, raw vegetables including spinach, asparagus, lettuce, artichokes and turnips, fruits like watermelon, strawberries, avocado, peaches, orange, grape fruits, plums and papayas are effective in weight lose plan. Avoid ice creams, junk foods and dairy products also. Another important step in achieving natural weight loss is to eat multiple times in small quantity instead of taking 2-3 times full meals, it will help you to achieve you goal. In addition, drinking plenty of water daily is another advantageous step you can take.

You must have heard about Yoga, which is gaining popularity day-by-day, it is one of the best and easy method to lose weight naturally. You need not to do complicated yoga routines but few easy asana would be sufficient for you to reach your goal. Practice Pranyama for 5-10 minutes in the morning regularly, to do this sit on a plain surface with both legs crossed and both hands over your knees with palm facing in upward direction. Now take a simple breath, put one finger over one of your nose openings and take a deep breath, after few seconds release your breath slowly. Repeat this method 5-6 times for both openings, this simple technique is worth trying if you are planning for natural weight loss.

                            The main purpose of this post is to show you that how easily you can maintain your body in perfect shape without any worries.  


19 February 2014

Hair Loss & Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera
You have often noticed that a number of men suffer baldness which occurs due to hair loss. According to a survey, around fifty percent of the male population has hair loss problem or pattern baldness. Pattern baldness represents the permanent loss of hairs but it can be treated with latest clinical techniques available today. There are many reasons that may cause hair loss in men such as depression, stress, chronic disease, poor nutritional diets, stress, certain medications and hormonal imbalance. Aloe Vera is very effective in treating temporary baldness if used properly. You can find more about using it in the following paragraphs.

What is Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is a plant commonly found on most part of the world. Researcher assumes that there are almost 350 types of aloe Vera species found in various parts of the world. Aloe barbadensis considered as the most commonly found Aloe Vera species that originated from northern part of Africa and mainly used in skin & body lotions and other medicinal purposes. People in many countries grows Aloe Vera in their homes also, the main useful portion of this plant is its thick leaves that containing thick gel. This gel is the main useful product of Aloe Vera that is used in medicinal as well as cosmetic use. Aloe Vera gel contains natural soothing property, which is very effective for using in skin creams, ointments and gels.  

How it Works

Many naturalist claims that Aloe Vera with its soothing effects sooths our scalp and as a result prevents the further loss of hair and in addition helps in hair growth as well. However, many other researchers said that proper lab testing of Aloe Vera’s effect on human hair growth still not fully administered and therefore the hair loss prevention and re-growth capability of Aloe Vera is still under the scanner. The gel found in Aloe
Aloe Vera gel
Aloe Vera Gel
Vera contains polysaccharides and glycoprotein helps in stimulating the growth of new skin cells.

How to Use

You can use Aloe Vera before or after shampooing, to use Aloe Vera, wash the thick leaves of it with clean
water and then peel off its gel by using a vegetable peeler, now apply this gel over your scalp by using your both hands and massage your scalp smoothly by your fingers for 1-2 minutes. When you got convinced that, you have applied it properly over your head then leave it for five minutes and then wash it properly. The best way is to plant Aloe Vera in your home and use its gel accordingly. This will ensure you that you are using fresh and natural Aloe Vera gel which you can’t get from your local market. Sometimes, the Aloe Vera products found in market often undergoes oxidation or other similar process but when you grow it by your own then you can guarantee its originality.


Different studies claim the effectiveness of Aloe Vera In dermatological purpose such as dandruff, skin dryness and burns. However, there are many more testing needed to prove its effectiveness. Therefore, it is better to consult your doctor before using Aloe Vera. 


10 February 2014

Herbal Cures for Tuberculosis..

Calendula flower
During earlier centuries, tuberculosis considered as a panic threat that causes a large number of deaths wherever it spreads. The nature of tuberculosis is very contagious and caused by a bacterium called as Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. The mainly affected body part by tuberculosis is lungs however; it does not limited to it only and can spread to other areas of body as well. A number of reasons may responsible for causing tuberculosis such as through bacterial or viral infection, contact with an affected person either by touching or by using his belongings like towel or razors, weak health & weak immune system, alcohol or drugs consumption or smoking. A person when affected by tuberculosis can be easily identified by various symptoms such as chest pain, weakness & tiredness, continuous coughing, illness & fever, appearance of blood while coughing, pneumonia, weight loss, feeling cold and sometimes possible night sweets.

There are various types of medications available in your local drugstore that a doctor may suggest while some herbal remedies may also be useful for treating TB, but you should ask your doctor before using these herbal remedies.

Natural remedies for Tuberculosis

Calendula flower

Calendula may prove effective in the treatment of tuberculosis, calendula flower sometimes referred as marigold also. A number of medicinal properties found in calendula make it useful in treating tuberculosis. The medicinal properties contained in calendula include antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antiseptic and antifungal. These medicinal properties help in various health disorders along with tuberculosis as well. You can use calendula in many ways such as adding in food recipes or taking with honey. Additionally, you can make tea with calendula also and adding small amount of lemon juice to Drink it twice daily.


Peppermint is a well-known and easily available herbal remedy used for various health problems including tuberculosis as well. Peppermint contains antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral antiseptic and anti-inflammatory capabilities. In addition, peppermint has mint, which is a known remedy for cold & cough problems. In many parts of the world people grows peppermint as a home plant for using in food preparation, adding in salads or for tea making. Peppermint oil is also useful in massaging and rubbing over the chest for countering coughs & cold as well. You can make peppermint tea by using its extracts for boiling and by adding small amount of black salt and one spoon of lemon juice. Drink it 2-3 times regularly to minimize the symptoms of


Another useful herbal remedy is Echinacea that may be used in various health problems including tuberculosis. It has a number of medicinal properties to help us in minor health disorders; its medicinal capabilities include antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antifungal action. Echinacea also works as a good immune system enhancer for our body. You can use Echinacea in many ways and forms such as in capsule forms, extracts and oil forms. Another method is making tea by using dried roots of Echinacea for boiling and adding black paper & lemon juice in it. Drinking Echinacea tea two times in a day helps in minimizing tuberculosis symptoms.


Thyme also found useful in countering Tuberculosis and other health disorders. During the ancient time, people used thyme widely in treating various diseases. Thyme contains many medicinal properties for using in various problems. Thyme contains antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and ant allergic qualities and posses many useful contents. You can find thyme oil or tincture in any drug store or you can use thyme extracts in making tea as well. For this use extracts of thyme for boiling and then adding black pepper, black salt and a teaspoon of lemon juice in it and Consuming 1-2 times regularly, you can use thyme oil for massage or aromatherapy also to get relief.


Chamomile contains anti-inflammatory capability to counter inflammation and infections. Chamomile also found useful in various health related problems such as allergic infections, arthritis, skin related problems, nausea and tuberculosis as well. Various properties of chamomile include antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, ant oxidant, antiseptic and ant allergic. Chamomile is useful in various forms like oil, seeds, capsules, food preparations and chamomile tea. You can use chamomile for making tea similar to the above shown methods, chamomile leaves and flowers generally used for making its tea or you can directly consume chamomile leaves with honey also.  


03 February 2014

How to fight phobias naturally

A phobia illustrationHave you ever gone through ‘Phobia’? People often have phobias, no matter what type. Anything or any situation may trigger phobias such as, walking, skiing, flying, driving, or phobias of bees, cockroaches, spiders, underground tunnels or climbing. Different people may have different types of phobias. Phobia generally defined as an unreasonable fear towards any living or non-living things or fear towards certain situations or anything, even if it does not have capability to cause you any harm. Some people fears fire or water, others people may fear cat or mouse or almost anything, phobia can cause you depression or extreme anxiety also.

According to their nature, there are various categories of phobias like certain things related phobia, phobia for facing mob or some specific person also known as social phobias. These phobias further divided into several subcategories, some of them are:
Acrophobia – This type of phobia occurs due to height
 Agoraphobia – This includes fear of sexual violence
 Arachnophobia – This is very common phobia that occur due to spiders
Aqua phobia - Fear of water,
Gelotophobia – Fearing about people laughing at you
 Hade phobia – Fear of hell

 There is a long list of phobias however; the cause of one type of phobia can be completely different from other types of phobias. There are various reasons involved in causing phobia such as bad experience during childhood days or fearing particular things since you were a kid. Additionally some physical, mental or emotional disorders may also cause phobia and in some case, it may transfer to new generation from older one as well. Advising some specific medications for the treatment of phobia is quite difficult because it may involve some psychological problems too. You can use natural remedies or simple techniques to decrease this tendency after consulting your doctor.  

Juniper said to be an effective remedy for minimizing the effect of phobias as it contains sedative capability. Any natural remedy containing sedative may be useful against phobias. You can use juniper extracts or you can use juniper oil that you can find in any grocery or medical store. Apply juniper oil over your body for massaging or you can even try adding its few drops into your bathing water for staying calm.


This is one of the best techniques for preventing depression, anxieties, disturbing thoughts, nightmares and phobias. Meditation is very helpful in providing relaxation and keeping you calm to decrease the chances of having phobias. It is very important that you have previous experience of proper meditation techniques but if
Aromatherapy essential oil
you are inexperienced than only go for some light meditation. For doing light meditation choose a calm and natural place to sit, keep your body straight but in relaxing position while sitting, now breath slowly keeping your eyes closed. Now try to concentrate your mind and feel the air you are inhaling, try to follow the path of air you breath within your body. Practice it regularly either in evening or in the morning. This will help you to fight against your phobia.

Aroma Therapy

This is another effective and known practice to counter phobias. During the older days, people from all over the world used aromatherapy widely. Aromatherapy is a massaging technique by using essential oil found naturally. Essential oil helps in strengthening our body nerves and the essence of essential oil sooth & calms our mind. You can use essential oil for inhalation as well. You can use a number of essential oils such as jasmine, lavender, juniper, ginger, chamomile, basil or any other.

Orange or Lemon

 Orange or lemons are also useful in minimizing and preventing phobias. Both lemon and orange contains rich amount of vitamin C, which is nerve and stress reliever. It is a proven fact that some fragrances may lower anxieties and fears. Similarly, the fragrance found lemon and oranges calms our body and minds as well.

Wild Lettuce

Wild lettuce is very effective in decreasing the tendencies of phobias due to its sedative properties. You can use wild lettuce in oil forms made with its extracts. In addition, you can prepare tea by using wild lettuce or you can mix it with salad as well. You can also use wild lettuce for inhalation purpose or use few drops of lettuce oil when bathing. Wild lettuce is useful for curing sleeping disorders, cough & cold, depression and anxiety also.